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Close Brothers Group Fundamentals

Company Name Close Brothers Group Last Updated 14 Nov 2019
Industry Financials Sector Banks
Shares in Issue (m) 151.13 Market Cap (£m) 2,149.05
PE Ratio 10.65 Div per Share (p) 66.00
Div Yield 4.64 Div Cover 2.02
EPS 133.50 EPS Growth (%) -0.89
PEG -11.97 DPS Growth (%) 4.76
Debt Ratio 86.68 Debt Equity Ratio 1.00
Net Gearing 76.21 Gross Gearing 86.68
Asset Equity Ratio 7.51 Cash Equity Ratio 78.67
Quick Ratio 0.00 Current Ratio 0.00
Price To Book Value 1.53 ROCE 2.51

Close Brothers Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 10 Oct 2019 26 Nov 2019 GBX 44.00 66.00
H1 Dividend 21 Mar 2019 24 Apr 2019 GBX 22.00
H2 Dividend 11 Oct 2018 20 Nov 2018 GBX 42.00 63.00
H1 Dividend 22 Mar 2018 25 Apr 2018 GBX 21.00
H2 Dividend 12 Oct 2017 21 Nov 2017 GBX 40.00 60.00
H1 Dividend 23 Mar 2017 26 Apr 2017 GBX 20.00
H2 Dividend 13 Oct 2016 22 Nov 2016 GBX 38.00 57.00
H1 Dividend 17 Mar 2016 20 Apr 2016 GBX 19.00
H2 Dividend 15 Oct 2015 24 Nov 2015 GBX 35.50 53.50
H1 Dividend 19 Mar 2015 22 Apr 2015 GBX 18.00
H2 Dividend 16 Oct 2014 25 Nov 2014 GBX 32.50 49.00

Close Brothers Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 248 226 203
Intangible Assets 219 201 192
Investments 272 298 233
Total Fixed Assets 740 725 628
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 7,759 7,298 6,884
Cash & Equivalents 1,106 1,140 805
Other Assets 957 1,088 969
Total Assets 10,561 10,251 9,285
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 0 0 0
Creditors after 1 year 0 0 0
Other Liabilities 9,155 8,902 8,049
Total Liabilities 9,155 8,902 8,049
Net assets 1,406 1,349 1,236
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 38 38 38
Share Premium 0 0 308
Profit / Loss 265 271 259
Other Equity -23 -16 -16
Preference & Minorities -1 -1 -1
Total Capital Employed 1,406 1,349 1,236
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 86.68 86.84 86.69
Debt-to-Equity 1.00 1.00 1.00
Net Gearing 76.21 75.72 78.02
Gross Gearing 86.68 86.84 86.69
Assets / Equity 7.51 7.60 7.51
Cash / Equity 78.67 84.56 65.14
EPS 133.50 134.70 128.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 20 306 120
Cashflow before financing 57 261 75
Increase in Cash -63 392 -64
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 816 806 766
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 265 279 265
Pre-Tax profit 265 271 259
Profit / Loss for the year 38 38 38

Close Brothers Group Company Background

Sector Banks
Activities Close Brothers Group plc is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. It employs over 3,000 people, principally in the UK.
Latest Interim Date 12 Mar 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 24 Sep 2019

Close Brothers Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Apr 2009 Preben Prebensen Chief Executive Officer
15 Nov 2018 Michael Bartlett Morgan Group Finance Director
14 Mar 2017 Michael Nicholas Biggs Non-Executive Chairman
03 Jun 2014 Oliver Roebling Panton Corbett Non-Executive Director
21 Nov 2013 Bridget Ann Macaskill Non-Executive Director
23 Dec 2013 Margaret Lesley Jones Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2019 Peter Bernard Duffy Non-Executive Director
04 Jan 2011 Geoffrey Michael Thomas Howe Non-Executive Director

Close Brothers Group Contact Details

Company Name Close Brothers Group
Company Address 10 Crown Place, London EC2A 4FT.
Company Telephone +44 (0)20 7426 4000
Company Website http://www.closebrothers.co.uk/

Close Brothers Group 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 Link Asset Services
Registrar Address The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU.
Registrar Website http://www.linkassetservices.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 162 3100
Broker Name UBS Investment Bank
Broker Address 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP.
Broker Website http://www.ibb.ubs.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7567 8000
Adviser Name n/a
Adviser Address n/a
Adviser Website n/a
Adviser Telephone n/a
Solicitor Name Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Solicitor Address 65 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1HS.
Solicitor Website http://www.freshfields.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7936 4000
Stockbroker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Stockbroker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Stockbroker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828