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Vertu Motors

Current Price 39.95p Bid 39.75p Ask 40.40p Change 0.45%
Last Updated: 10/12/2019 13:51. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Vertu Motors plc is the sixth largest automotive retailer in the UK with a network of 123 sales outlets across the UK. Its dealerships operate predominantly under the Bristol Street Motors, Vertu, Farnell and Macklin Motors brand names. Vertu Motors was established in November 2006 with the strategy to consolidate the UK motor retail sector. It is intended that the Group will continue to acquire motor retail operations to grow a scaled dealership group. The Group's acquisition strategy is supplemented by a focused organic growth strategy to drive operational efficiencies through its national dealership network. The Group currently operates 122 franchised sales outlets and 3 non-franchised sales operations from 106 locations across the UK.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 28/02/2019

Turnover
£2,982.20m
Operating Profit
£29.01m
Dividend Yield
3.93
Dividend Per Share
1.60
Dividend Cover
3.30
P/E Ratio
7.71

Key Personnel

Robert Thomas Forrester
Chief Executive Officer
David Paul Crane
Chief Operating Officer
Karen Anderson
Finance Director
Andrew Paul Goss
Non-Executive Chairman
Pauline Ann Best
Non-Executive Director
Peter Jones
Non-Executive Director
Kenneth Lever
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
VTU
ISIN
GB00B1GK4645
Shares in Issue
369,173,981
Market cap
£155.05m

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
40.08p
Bid Price
39.75p
Ask Price
40.40p
Volume
44525
Change Today
0.18p
% Change Today
0.45%
Open
39.87p
Previous Close
39.90p
Intraday High
41.00p
Intraday Low
39.87p
52 Week High
42.90p
52 Week Low
31.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Vertu Motors Intra-day Chart

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2018
Tangible Assets
224.8
198.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
114.8
95.7
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
6.5
6.6
Total Non-Current Assets
346.1
300.3
Inventory
618.7
558.4
Trade & Receivables
62.9
66.3
Cash & Receivables
66.5
41.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
1.3
2.5
Total Assets
1,095.5
969.1

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2018
Short Term Liabilities
755.2
679.5
Long Term Liabilities
63.7
25.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
818.9
704.7

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2018
Net Assets
276.6
264.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2018
Share Capital
37.7
38.6
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
102.0
89.9
Share Premium Account
124.9
124.9
Other Equity
12.1
11.1
Total Equity
276.6
264.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
51.0
18.9
Cashflow Before Financing
-10.4
9.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
24.8
1.9

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2018
Turnover
2,982.2
2,796.1
Cost of Sales
2,660.1
2,487.2
Gross Profit
322.1
308.9
Operating Profit
29.0
32.4
Pre-Tax Profit
25.3
30.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
20.5
24.7

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
05 Dec 2019
17 Jan 2020
H2 Dividend
27 Jun 2019
29 Jul 2019
H1 Dividend
06 Dec 2018
18 Jan 2019
H2 Dividend
21 Jun 2018
30 Jul 2018
H1 Dividend
07 Dec 2017
19 Jan 2018
H2 Dividend
29 Jun 2017
31 Jul 2017
H1 Dividend
22 Dec 2016
20 Jan 2017
H2 Dividend
23 Jun 2016
26 Jul 2016
H1 Dividend
24 Dec 2015
22 Jan 2016
H2 Dividend
25 Jun 2015
28 Jul 2015
H1 Dividend
01 Jan 2015
23 Jan 2015
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