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Auto Trader Group Fundamentals

Company Name Auto Trader Group Last Updated 18 Sep 2019
Industry Consumer Services Sector Media Agencies
Shares in Issue (m) 925.22 Market Cap (£m) 4,850.00
PE Ratio 24.96 Div per Share (p) 6.70
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 3.13
EPS 21.00 EPS Growth (%) 18.24
PEG 1.37 DPS Growth (%) 13.56
Debt Ratio 84.68 Debt Equity Ratio 0.83
Net Gearing 85.62 Gross Gearing 86.93
Asset Equity Ratio 7.65 Cash Equity Ratio 10.00
Quick Ratio 0.94 Current Ratio 0.94
Price To Book Value 82.20 ROCE 62.89

Auto Trader Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 29 Aug 2019 27 Sep 2019 GBX 4.60 6.70
H1 Dividend 03 Jan 2019 25 Jan 2019 GBX 2.10
H2 Dividend 30 Aug 2018 28 Sep 2018 GBX 4.00 5.90
H1 Dividend 04 Jan 2018 26 Jan 2018 GBX 1.90
H2 Dividend 31 Aug 2017 29 Sep 2017 GBX 3.50 5.20
H1 Dividend 05 Jan 2017 27 Jan 2017 GBX 1.70
H2 Dividend 01 Sep 2016 30 Sep 2016 GBX 1.00 1.50
H1 Dividend 07 Jan 2016 29 Jan 2016 GBX 0.50

Auto Trader Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 17 6 7
Intangible Assets 318 330 320
Investments 55 5 5
Total Fixed Assets 389 341 332
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 56 56 51
Cash & Equivalents 6 4 8
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 451 401 391
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 66 54 53
Creditors after 1 year 326 343 359
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 392 396 412
Net assets 59 5 -21
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 9 10 10
Share Premium 0 0 0
Profit / Loss 242 211 193
Other Equity -1,046 -1,047 -1,047
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 59 5 -21
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 84.68 98.68 106.34
Debt-to-Equity 0.83 0.87 0.87
Net Gearing 85.62 97.78 103.43
Gross Gearing 86.93 98.85 105.48
Assets / Equity 7.65 87.11 -18.25
Cash / Equity 10.00 93.48 -37.38
EPS 21.00 17.76 15.64
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 216 187 178
Cashflow before financing 194 172 174
Increase in Cash 2 -4 -2
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 355 330 311
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 244 221 203
Pre-Tax profit 242 211 193
Profit / Loss for the year 9 10 10

Auto Trader Group Company Background

Sector Media Agencies
Activities Auto Trader Group plc is the UK and Ireland's largest digital automotive marketplace. Auto Trader sits at the heart of the UK's vehicle buying process and its primary activity is to help vehicle retailers compete effectively on the marketplace in order to sell more vehicles, faster. Auto Trader listed on the London Stock Exchange in March 2015 and is now a member of the FTSE 100 Index. The marketplace brings together the largest and most engaged consumer audience. Auto Trader has over 90% prompted brand awareness and attracts circa 50 million monthly cross platform visits each month, with over 70% of visits coming through mobile devices. The marketplace also has the largest pool of vehicle sellers (listing around 450,000 cars each day). Around 80% of UK automotive retailers advertise on autotrader.co.uk.
Latest Interim Date 08 Nov 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 06 Jun 2019

Auto Trader Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
10 Jun 2013 Trevor Nigel Mather Chief Executive
01 Apr 2017 Nathan James Coe Chief Financial Officer
01 May 2019 Catherine Rose Faiers Chief Operating Officer
01 Nov 2010 Edmund Warren Williams Non-Executive Chairman
01 Mar 2016 Jenifer Mary Mundy Non-Executive Director
01 May 2015 David Wilson Keens Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2015 Jill Easterbrook Non-Executive Director

Auto Trader Group Contact Details

Company Name Auto Trader Group
Company Address 1 Tony Wilson Place, Manchester M15 4FN.
Company Telephone +44 (0)345 111 0003
Company Website http://www.autotrader.co.uk/

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Broker Name Merrill Lynch International
Broker Address Merrill Lynch Financial Centre, 2 King Edward Street, London, EC1A 1HQ.
Broker Website http://www.ml.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7628 1000
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Stockbroker Name Deutsche Bank AG London
Stockbroker Address 1 Great Winchester Street, London EC2N 2DB.
Stockbroker Website http://www.db.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0) 20 7545 8000