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Biffa Fundamentals

Company Name Biffa Last Updated 19 Aug 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Waste & Disposal Services
Shares in Issue (m) 250.00 Market Cap (£m) 496.50
PE Ratio 27.58 Div per Share (p) 7.20
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 1.00
EPS 7.20 EPS Growth (%) -41.94
PEG -0.66 DPS Growth (%) 7.46
Debt Ratio 57.71 Debt Equity Ratio 0.62
Net Gearing 62.91 Gross Gearing 68.67
Asset Equity Ratio 3.19 Cash Equity Ratio 18.38
Quick Ratio 0.94 Current Ratio 0.98
Price To Book Value 1.38 ROCE 2.52

Biffa Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 27 Jun 2019 19 Jul 2019 GBX 4.90 7.20
H1 Dividend 06 Dec 2018 04 Jan 2019 GBX 2.30
H2 Dividend 05 Jul 2018 27 Jul 2018 GBX 4.53 6.70
H1 Dividend 07 Dec 2017 05 Jan 2018 GBX 2.17
H2 Dividend 06 Jul 2017 28 Jul 2017 GBX 2.40 2.40

Biffa Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 365 350 328
Intangible Assets 341 317 290
Investments 150 140 120
Total Fixed Assets 857 806 738
Stocks 14 13 9
Debtors 196 185 178
Cash & Equivalents 66 41 56
Other Assets 16 10 11
Total Assets 1,150 1,054 992
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 298 278 273
Creditors after 1 year 492 435 427
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 790 713 700
Net assets 360 341 292
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 3 3 3
Share Premium 235 235 236
Profit / Loss 22 38 -19
Other Equity 74 74 75
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 360 341 292
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 57.71 56.04 59.44
Debt-to-Equity 0.62 0.61 0.61
Net Gearing 62.91 63.77 64.91
Gross Gearing 68.67 67.64 70.60
Assets / Equity 3.19 3.09 3.40
Cash / Equity 18.38 11.96 19.34
EPS 7.20 12.40 -9.00
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 127 134 38
Cashflow before financing 41 55 -20
Increase in Cash 25 -16 -50
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 1,091 1,077 990
Cost of sales 994 963 898
Gross Profit 98 114 93
Operating Profit 45 62 12
Pre-Tax profit 22 38 -19
Profit / Loss for the year 3 3 3

Biffa Company Background

Sector Waste & Disposal Services
Activities Biffa plc is a leading UK-based integrated waste management business. The Group operates across the breadth of the waste management value chain, including the collection, treatment, processing and disposal of waste and recyclable materials, as well as related work in the production and sale of energy derived from waste and the sale of recovered commodities such as paper, glass, metals and plastic. Biffa's customer base for these services includes local authorities (which includes the collection of waste from households), large corporates and SMEs, and purchasers of end-product commodities and energy. The Group's services are organised across four operating divisions: Industrial & Commercial; Municipal; Resource Recovery & Treatment (RR&T); and Energy. In FY 2017, the Group's total revenue was £990.4 million and its Underlying EBITDA was £137.7 million.
Latest Interim Date 21 Nov 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 05 Jun 2019

Biffa Directors

Appointed Director Position
18 Aug 2016 Michael Robert Mason Topham Chief Financial Officer
10 Sep 2018 Richard Neil Pike Chief Financial Officer
28 Sep 2016 Kenneth Lever Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jan 2019 Gab Saturnio Barbaro Non-Executive Director
28 Sep 2016 David Robert Martin Non-Executive Director
28 Sep 2016 Michael Charles Edward Averill Non-Executive Director
12 Jul 2018 Carol Tredway Chesney Non-Executive Director

Biffa Contact Details

Company Name Biffa
Company Address Coronation Road, Cressex, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP12 3TZ.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1494 521 221
Company Website http://www.biffa.co.uk/

Biffa Advisors

Auditor Name Deloitte & Touche LLP
Auditor Address 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3BZ.
Auditor Website http://www.deloitte.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7936 3000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Broker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Broker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Adviser Name N M Rothschild
Adviser Address 1 King William Street, London EC4N 7AR.
Adviser Website http://www.rothschild.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7280 5000
Solicitor Name Linklaters LLP
Solicitor Address 1 Silk Street, London EC2Y 8HQ.
Solicitor Website http://www.linklaters.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7456 2000
Stockbroker Name Citigroup Global Markets
Stockbroker Address Citigroup Centre, 33 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LB.
Stockbroker Website http://www.citi.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7986 4000