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Benchmark Holdings Fundamentals

Company Name Benchmark Holdings Last Updated 17 Sep 2020
Industry Health Care Sector Biotechnology
Shares in Issue (m) 667.66 Market Cap (£m) 300.45
PE Ratio -2.99 Div per Share () 0.00
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 0.00
EPS -15.03 EPS Growth (%) -1,498.94
PEG 0.00 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Debt Ratio 31.19 Debt Equity Ratio 0.73
Net Gearing 35.14 Gross Gearing 38.32
Asset Equity Ratio 1.62 Cash Equity Ratio 5.17
Quick Ratio 1.92 Current Ratio 2.35
Price To Book Value 0.97 ROCE -16.25

Benchmark Holdings Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total

Benchmark Holdings Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 89 100 81
Intangible Assets 276 325 329
Investments 16 30 8
Total Fixed Assets 381 455 418
Stocks 23 20 20
Debtors 52 41 39
Cash & Equivalents 16 24 19
Other Assets 32 12 11
Total Assets 503 553 507
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 52 49 54
Creditors after 1 year 141 122 94
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 193 171 148
Net assets 310 382 359
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 1 1 1
Share Premium 0 0 0
Profit / Loss -73 -14 -8
Other Equity 415 404 378
Preference & Minorities 6 6 5
Total Capital Employed 310 382 359
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 31.19 24.17 20.77
Debt-to-Equity 0.73 0.71 0.64
Net Gearing 35.14 26.57 25.52
Gross Gearing 38.32 30.93 29.22
Assets / Equity 1.62 1.45 1.41
Cash / Equity 5.17 6.31 5.24
EPS -15.03 -0.94 -1.43
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities -9 -4 13
Cashflow before financing -25 -42 -23
Increase in Cash -9 5 -19
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 127 151 140
Cost of sales 61 77 78
Gross Profit 66 74 62
Operating Profit -61 -9 -8
Pre-Tax profit -73 -14 -8
Profit / Loss for the year 1 1 1

Benchmark Holdings Company Background

Sector Biotechnology
Activities Benchmark Holdings plc challenges the status quo in aquaculture. Since 2000, Benchmark has consistently worked to build a technology-rich platform in the areas of genetics, nutrition, animal health and knowledge services, to serve its customers, helping them take control of their biological environment to improve yield and efficiency in a sustainable way. The Company has leading positions in its core markets and established R&D, manufacturing and distribution capabilities to serve all the major aquaculture markets. Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and as at 30 November 2018, it employed 1,080 people.
Latest Interim Date 29 May 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 20 Dec 2019

Benchmark Holdings Directors

Appointed Director Position
2020-06-01 Trond Williksen Chief Executive Officer
2019-12-20 Septima Maguire Chief Financial Officer
2018-05-08 Peter Lutz George Non-Executive Chairman
2017-11-06 Hugo Joaquin Wahnish Non-Executive Director
2013-12-12 Susan Jane Searle Non-Executive Director
2016-11-25 Kevin Quinn Non-Executive Director
2017-11-06 Yngve Myhre Non-Executive Director
2019-03-14 Kristian Eikre Non-Executive Director

Benchmark Holdings Contact Details

Company Name Benchmark Holdings
Company Address Benchmark House, 8 Smithy Wood Drive, Sheffield, United Kingdom, S35 1QN.
Company Telephone +44 (0)7443 056888
Company Website http://www.benchmarkplc.com/

Benchmark Holdings Advisors

Auditor Name BDO Stoy Hayward
Auditor Address Regent House, Clinton Avenue, Nottingham NG5 1AZ.
Auditor Website http://www.bdo.uk.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)115 960 8171
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 Cenkos Securities Limited
Broker Address 6.7.8. Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS.
Broker Website http://www.cenkos.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Adviser Name Cenkos Securities Limited
Adviser Address 6.7.8. Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS.
Adviser Website http://www.cenkos.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Solicitor Name Travers Smith LLP
Solicitor Address 10 Snow Hill, London EC1A 2AL.
Solicitor Website http://www.traverssmith.co.uk/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7295 3000
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