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Driver Group Fundamentals

Company Name Driver Group Last Updated 16 Oct 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Business Support Services
Shares in Issue (m) 52.18 Market Cap (£m) 28.18
PE Ratio 13.50 Div per Share () 0.50
Div Yield 1.85 Div Cover 4.00
EPS 4.00 EPS Growth (%) 471.43
PEG 0.03 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Debt Ratio 11.22 Debt Equity Ratio 0.17
Net Gearing 14.05 Gross Gearing 43.22
Asset Equity Ratio 1.76 Cash Equity Ratio 51.39
Quick Ratio 2.47 Current Ratio 2.47
Price To Book Value 1.45 ROCE 12.49

Driver Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 19 Sep 2019 31 Oct 2019 GBX 0.50
H2 Dividend 21 Feb 2019 15 Apr 2019 GBX 0.50 0.50
H2 Dividend 24 Mar 2016 08 Apr 2016 GBX 1.05 1.65
H1 Dividend 09 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 GBX 0.60
H2 Dividend 26 Mar 2015 07 Apr 2015 GBX 1.05 1.65

Driver Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 1 1 3
Intangible Assets 3 3 4
Investments 0 0 0
Total Fixed Assets 4 4 7
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 20 19 20
Cash & Equivalents 10 5 1
Other Assets 0 2 0
Total Assets 34 30 28
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 12 9 13
Creditors after 1 year 2 5 7
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 15 14 21
Net assets 19 16 8
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 11 11 3
Profit / Loss 3 1 -5
Other Equity 1 1 1
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 19 16 8
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 11.22 22.59 49.44
Debt-to-Equity 0.17 0.34 0.36
Net Gearing 14.05 29.57 71.34
Gross Gearing 43.22 46.05 73.29
Assets / Equity 1.76 1.85 3.74
Cash / Equity 51.39 30.56 7.32
EPS 4.00 0.70 -16.80
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 6 2 -5
Cashflow before financing 7 2 -6
Increase in Cash 5 8 -3
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 63 60 58
Cost of sales 46 45 47
Gross Profit 16 15 12
Operating Profit 3 1 -5
Pre-Tax profit 3 1 -5
Profit / Loss for the year 0 0 0

Driver Group Company Background

Sector Business Support Services
Activities Driver Group plc operates in the UK and from other overseas locations. It has operated in Europe for nearly 40 years, delivering high quality, innovative consultancy solutions to its engineering and construction clients throughout the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. The Driver Group is the holding company of a trading group comprising Driver Consult Ltd, Driver Consult (Oman) LLC, Driver Consult (UAE) LLC, Driver Consult Qatar LLC, Driver Project Services Ltd, Trett Holdings Ltd, Trett Ltd, Trett Contract Services Ltd, Trett Consulting BV, Driver Trett (Hong Kong) Ltd, Driver Trett (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Driver Trett (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Driver Trett (Australia) Pty Ltd, Driver Trett (Canada) Ltd, Driver Trett France SAS and Diales Ltd. Driver Consult is the principal trading subsidiary in the Group.
Latest Interim Date 04 Jun 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 11 Dec 2018

Driver Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
02 Mar 2016 Gordon Wilkinson Chief Executive Officer
27 Oct 2017 David John Kilgour Chief Financial Officer
17 May 2017 Mark Wheeler Chief Operating Officer
09 Dec 2014 Steven John Norris Non-Executive Chairman
17 May 2017 Peter Mark Collini Non-Executive Director
17 Feb 2017 John Bernard Gerard Horgan Non-Executive Director

Driver Group Contact Details

Company Name Driver Group
Company Address Driver House, 4 St. Crispin Way, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancashire BB4 4PW.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1706 223999
Company Website http://www.driver-group.com/

Driver Group Advisors

Auditor Name BDO Stoy Hayward
Auditor Address 11-15 Cross Street, Commercial Buildings, Manchester M2 1WE.
Auditor Website http://www.bdo.uk.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)1618 177 500
Registrar Name Neville Registrars Limited
Registrar Address Neville House, 18 Laurel Lane, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3DA.
Registrar Website http://www.nevilleregistrars.co.uk/
Registrar Telephone +44 (0)121 585 1131
Broker Name Altium Capital
Broker Address 30 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4AL.
Broker Website http://www.altiumcapital.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7484 4040
Adviser Name Altium Capital
Adviser Address 30 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4AL.
Adviser Website http://www.altiumcapital.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7484 4040
Solicitor Name Rosenblatt Solicitors
Solicitor Address 9-13 St Andrew Street, London EC4A 3AF.
Solicitor Website http://www.rosenblatt-law.co.uk/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7955 0880
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