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Close Brothers Group PLC Fundamentals

Company NameClose Brothers Group PLCLast Updated2021-05-06
IndustryCapital MarketsSectorFinancial Services
Shares in Issue150.754 mMarket Cap£2.45 bn
PE Ratio22.03Dividend per Share£0.44
Dividend Yield3.63Dividend Cover1.65
EPS£0.73EPS Growth (%)-0.45
PEG0DPS Growth (%)-0.3125
Debt Ratio0.2420Debt Equity Ratio2.0130
Asset Equity Ratio8.3236Cash Equity Ration/a
Quick Ratio0Current Ratio0
Price To Book Value1.6526ROCE0

Close Brothers Group PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2021-03-252021-04-28GBP0.1800
Prelim2020-10-152020-11-24GBP0.4000
Prelim2019-10-102019-11-26GBP0.4400
Interim2019-03-212019-04-24GBP0.2200
Prelim2018-10-112018-11-20GBP0.4200

Close Brothers Group PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets£297.20 m£248.20 m£226.10 m
Intangible Assets£240.10 m£219.40 m£201.30 m
Investments000
Total Fixed Assets000
Stocks000
Debtors000
Cash & Equivalents000
Other Assets£619.70 m£562.90 m£512.20 m
Total Assets£11.07 bn£10.56 bn£10.25 bn
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year000
Creditors after 1 year000
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£9.62 bn£9.15 bn£8.90 bn
Net assets£1.45 bn£1.41 bn£1.35 bn
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital£38.00 m£38.00 m£38.00 m
Share Premium000
Profit / Loss£140.90 m£264.70 m£271.20 m
Other Equity£1.45 bn£1.41 bn£1.35 bn
Preference & Minorities-£1.00 m-£1.00 m-£800,000.00
Total Capital Employed£1.45 bn£1.41 bn£1.35 bn
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.62£0.60£0.65
Debt-to-Equity£1.62£1.51£1.87
Assets / Equity8.32368.32368.3236
Cash / Equityn/an/an/a
EPS£0.73£1.34£1.36
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities£429.40 m£20.40 m£306.00 m
Cashflow before financing£326.70 m-£100.30 m£436.80 m
Increase in Cash£273.00 m-£63.40 m£392.10 m
Income202020192018
Turnover£932.60 m£870.10 m£850.90 m
Cost of sales000
Gross Profit000
Operating Profit000
Pre-Tax profit£140.90 m£264.70 m£271.20 m

Close Brothers Group PLC Company Background

SectorFinancial Services
ActivitiesClose Brothers Group PLC is a merchant banking group providing lending, deposit solutions, wealth management services, and securities trading. The company mostly provides services to small businesses and individuals in the United Kingdom. Its strategy focuses on niche markets to drive high levels of repeat business with clients. The company distributes its service offerings with a direct salesforce and an intermediated distribution network. Its banking division provides asset, invoice, motor, premium, and property finance. Close Brothers' security business is primarily a liquidity provider to U.K. retail stockbrokers and institutions. The group's asset management division offers financial planning and investment management services.
Latest Interim Date16 Mar 2021
Latest Fiscal Year End Date22 Sep 2020

Close Brothers Group PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2020-10-06Ms. Bridget Ann MacaskillNon-Executive Director
2001-09-25Mr. Michael George Alexander McLintockNon-Executive Director
2014-10-17Mr. Raymond GreenshieldsNon-Executive Director
2013-11-21Mr. Douglas Gordon James PatersonNon-Executive Director
2017-01-23Mr. Stephen Richard HodgesExecutive Director,Managing Director
2017-04-28Mr. Strone Macpherson Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2018-11-16Mr. Jonathan A G HowellExecutive Director,Finance Director
2021-02-15Mr. Geoffrey Michael Thomas HoweNon-Executive Director
2020-09-21Mr. Preben PrebensenExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2007-09-24Mr. James Piran Williams Non-Executive Director
2014-11-20Mr. Bruce Neil Carnegie-BrownNon-Executive Director
2014-07-01Ms. Shonaid Christina Ross Jemmett-Page Non-Executive Director
2020-10-06Ms. Elizabeth Ann LeeExecutive Director,Group Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs
2011-08-09Mr. Roderick David KentNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2011-08-09Mr. Peter Leslie Winkworth FCA,ATII,FSIExecutive Director,Finance and Joint Managing Director
1999-11-23Sir David Gerald Scholey CBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2011-08-09Mr. Colin Denis Keogh Executive Director,Chief Executive
2020-10-06Mr. Michael Nicholas BiggsNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2011-08-09Mr. David Clarks PusinelliExecutive Director,Corporate Development
2011-08-09Mr. Michael Anthony Hines MSIExecutive Director
2020-10-21Mr. Michael Morgan Executive Director,Group Finance Director
2020-10-06Mr. Peter Duffy Non-Executive Director
2021-05-06Mr. Adrian SainsburyExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer

Close Brothers Group PLC Contact Details

Company NameClose Brothers Group PLC
Address10 Crown Place, London, EC2A 4FT
Telephone+44 2076553100
Websitehttps://www.closebrothers.com

Close Brothers Group PLC Advisors

Nominated AdviserCenkos Securities
Phone+44 2073978900
Fax+44 2073978901
StockbrokerCenkos Securities
Phone+44 2073978900
Fax+44 2073978901
Financial PR AdviserWalbrook PR
Phone+44 2079338780
Fax+44 2079338781
RegistrarCapita Asset Services
Phone+44 8716640300
Fax+44 2086392342
StockbrokerJ.P. Morgan Cazenove Ltd
Phone+44 2077424000
AuditorDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198
Remuneration ConsultantPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Phone+44 205835000
Fax+44 208224652
StockbrokerUBS Investment Bank
Phone(020) 7567 8000
Fax(020) 7568 7722
Financial AdviserUBS Investment Bank
Phone+44 2075678000
Fax+44 2075680901
SolicitorSlaughter and May
Phone+44 2076001200
Fax+44 2070905000
Financial PR AdviserMaitland
Phone+44 2073795151
Fax+44 2073796161
BankRoyal Bank of Scotland PLC