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Auto Trader Group Fundamentals

Company Name Auto Trader Group Last Updated 28 Sep 2020
Industry Consumer Services Sector Media Agencies
Shares in Issue (m) 965.96 Market Cap (£m) 5,378.48
PE Ratio 25.09 Div per Share () 2.40
Div Yield 0.43 Div Cover 9.25
EPS 22.19 EPS Growth (%) 5.67
PEG 4.43 DPS Growth (%) -64.18
Debt Ratio 70.07 Debt Equity Ratio 0.90
Net Gearing 64.79 Gross Gearing 72.18
Asset Equity Ratio 3.59 Cash Equity Ratio 26.55
Quick Ratio 2.63 Current Ratio 2.63
Price To Book Value 37.98 ROCE 53.16

Auto Trader Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 02 Jan 2020 24 Jan 2020 GBX 2.40
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) 2020 2019 2018
Tangible Assets 13 17 6
Intangible Assets 342 318 330
Investments 60 55 5
Total Fixed Assets 415 389 341
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 56 56 56
Cash & Equivalents 38 6 4
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 509 451 401
Liabilities (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Creditors within 1 year 36 66 54
Creditors after 1 year 332 326 343
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 367 392 396
Net assets 142 59 5
Equity (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Called up share capital 9 9 10
Share Premium 0 0 0
Profit / Loss 252 242 211
Other Equity -1,048 -1,046 -1,047
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 142 59 5
Ratios 2020 2019 2018
Debt Ratio 70.07 84.68 98.68
Debt-to-Equity 0.90 0.83 0.87
Net Gearing 64.79 85.62 97.78
Gross Gearing 72.18 86.93 98.85
Assets / Equity 3.59 7.65 87.11
Cash / Equity 26.55 10.00 93.48
EPS 22.19 21.00 17.76
Cash Flow (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Cash from operating activities 196 216 187
Cashflow before financing 169 194 172
Increase in Cash 32 2 -4
Income (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Turnover 369 355 330
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 259 244 221
Pre-Tax profit 252 242 211
Profit / Loss for the year 9 9 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 07 Nov 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 25 Jun 2020

Auto Trader Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
2017-04-01 Nathan James Coe Chief Executive Officer
2020-03-01 James Warner Chief Financial Officer
2019-05-01 Catherine Rose Faiers Chief Operating Officer
2010-11-01 Edmund Warren Williams Non-Executive Chairman
2019-11-01 Sigridur Sigurdardottir Non-Executive Director
2016-03-01 Jenifer Mary Mundy Non-Executive Director
2015-05-01 David Wilson Keens Non-Executive Director
2015-07-01 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