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Chesnara Fundamentals

Company Name Chesnara Last Updated 13 Aug 2020
Industry Financials Sector Life Insurance
Shares in Issue (m) 150.07 Market Cap (£m) 430.69
PE Ratio 5.44 Div per Share (p) 21.30
Div Yield 7.42 Div Cover 2.48
EPS 52.77 EPS Growth (%) 227.76
PEG 0.02 DPS Growth (%) 3.05
Debt Ratio 94.30 Debt Equity Ratio 1.00
Net Gearing 93.01 Gross Gearing 94.30
Asset Equity Ratio 17.54 Cash Equity Ratio 22.70
Quick Ratio 0.00 Current Ratio 0.00
Price To Book Value 0.91 ROCE 1.15

Chesnara Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 23 Apr 2020 02 Jun 2020 GBX 13.87 21.30
H1 Dividend 05 Sep 2019 11 Oct 2019 GBX 7.43
H2 Dividend 11 Apr 2019 24 May 2019 GBX 13.46 20.67
H1 Dividend 06 Sep 2018 12 Oct 2018 GBX 7.21
H2 Dividend 12 Apr 2018 23 May 2018 GBX 13.07 20.07
H1 Dividend 07 Sep 2017 11 Oct 2017 GBX 7.00
H2 Dividend 13 Apr 2017 24 May 2017 GBX 12.69 19.49
H1 Dividend 08 Sep 2016 14 Oct 2016 GBX 6.80
H2 Dividend 07 Apr 2016 23 May 2016 GBX 12.33 18.94
H1 Dividend 10 Sep 2015 15 Oct 2015 GBX 6.61

Chesnara Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 7 4 4
Intangible Assets 161 179 189
Investments 8 7 8
Total Fixed Assets 176 190 201
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 54 56 59
Cash & Equivalents 108 215 211
Other Assets 8,003 7,356 7,973
Total Assets 8,341 7,817 8,443
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 0 0 0
Creditors after 1 year 0 0 0
Other Liabilities 7,865 7,371 7,992
Total Liabilities 7,865 7,371 7,992
Net assets 475 446 452
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 44 44 44
Share Premium 142 142 142
Profit / Loss 96 -27 90
Other Equity 9 27 28
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 475 446 452
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 94.30 94.30 94.65
Debt-to-Equity 1.00 1.00 1.00
Net Gearing 93.01 91.55 92.16
Gross Gearing 94.30 94.30 94.65
Assets / Equity 17.54 17.54 18.69
Cash / Equity 22.70 48.30 46.64
EPS 52.77 16.10 52.38
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities -47 61 60
Cashflow before financing -50 59 -60
Increase in Cash -103 5 -51
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 1,445 27 840
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 97 -32 73
Pre-Tax profit 96 -27 90
Profit / Loss for the year 44 44 44

Chesnara Company Background

Sector Life Insurance
Activities Chesnara plc is a life and pensions company listed on the London Stock Exchange. It administers over one million policies with those assets spread broadly equally across businesses in the UK, the Netherlands and Sweden. Chesnara operates as Countrywide Assured in the UK, as The Waard Group and Scildon in the Netherlands, and as Movestic in Sweden. Following a three pillar strategy, Chesnara's primary responsibility is the efficient administration of its customers' life and savings policies, ensuring good customer outcomes and providing a secure and compliant environment to protect policyholder interests. It also adds value by writing profitable new business in Sweden and the Netherlands and by undertaking value-adding acquisitions of either companies or portfolios.
Latest Interim Date 29 Aug 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 15 Apr 2020

Chesnara Directors

Appointed Director Position
2014-12-03 John Vincent Deane Chief Executive Officer
2013-05-17 David Anthony Rimmington Finance Director
2020-02-13 Luke Savage Non-Executive Chairman
2013-01-16 David Sheldon Brand Non-Executive Director
2016-05-19 Jane Dale Non-Executive Director
2018-12-17 Mark Alexander Hesketh Non-Executive Director
2013-01-16 Veronica Susan Oak Non-Executive Director

Chesnara Contact Details

Company Name Chesnara
Company Address Harbour House, Portway Ashton On Ribble, Preston, Lancashire PR2 2PR.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1772 840 000
Company Website http://www.chesnara.co.uk/

Chesnara Advisors

Auditor Name Deloitte & Touche LLP
Auditor Address PO Box 500, 2 Hardman Street, Manchester M60 2AT.
Auditor Website http://www.deloitte.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)161 832 3555
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 Panmure Gordon & Co
Broker Address One New Change, London EC4M 9AF.
Broker Website http://www.panmure.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7886 2500
Adviser Name Hawkpoint Partners Limited
Adviser Address 41 Lothbury, London EC2R 7AE.
Adviser Website http://www.hawkpoint.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7665 4500
Solicitor Name Eversheds LLP
Solicitor Address 1 Wood Street, London EC2V 7W.
Solicitor Website http://www.eversheds.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7919 4500
Stockbroker Name Collins Stewart
Stockbroker Address 88 Wood Street, London EC2V 7QR.
Stockbroker Website http://www.collins-stewart.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7523 8000