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Auto Trader Group Fundamentals

Company Name Auto Trader Group Last Updated 16 Apr 2019
Industry Retail Sector General Retailers
Shares in Issue (m) 929.20 Market Cap (£m) 5,179.37
PE Ratio 31.39 Div per Share (p) 5.90
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 2.91
EPS 17.76 EPS Growth (%) 13.55
PEG 2.32 DPS Growth (%) 13.46
Debt Ratio 98.68 Debt Equity Ratio 0.87
Net Gearing 97.78 Gross Gearing 98.85
Asset Equity Ratio 87.11 Cash Equity Ratio 93.48
Quick Ratio 1.12 Current Ratio 1.12
Price To Book Value 1,125.95 ROCE 60.71

Auto Trader Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
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) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 6 7 7
Intangible Assets 330 320 323
Investments 5 5 4
Total Fixed Assets 341 332 335
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 56 51 52
Cash & Equivalents 4 8 10
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 401 391 398
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 54 53 52
Creditors after 1 year 343 359 397
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 396 412 449
Net assets 5 -21 -52
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 10 10 10
Share Premium 0 0 0
Profit / Loss 211 193 155
Other Equity -1,047 -1,047 -1,032
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 5 -21 -52
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 98.68 106.34 114.91
Debt-to-Equity 0.87 0.87 0.88
Net Gearing 97.78 103.43 110.34
Gross Gearing 98.85 105.48 112.96
Assets / Equity 87.11 -18.25 -7.72
Cash / Equity 93.48 -37.38 -20.19
EPS 17.76 15.64 12.67
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 187 178 164
Cashflow before financing 172 174 161
Increase in Cash -4 -2 -12
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 330 311 282
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 221 203 170
Pre-Tax profit 211 193 155
Profit / Loss for the year 10 10 10

Auto Trader Group Company Background

Sector General Retailers
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 a member of the FTSE 250 Index. The marketplace brings together the largest and most engaged consumer audience. Auto Trader has over 90% prompted brand awareness and attracts 55 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 07 Jun 2018

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 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