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Discoverie Group Fundamentals

Company Name discoverIE Group Last Updated 15 Feb 2019
Industry Industrial Goods & Services Sector Support Services
Shares in Issue (m) 73.36 Market Cap (£m) 298.94
PE Ratio 24.40 Div per Share (p) 9.00
Div Yield 2.25 Div Cover 1.83
EPS 16.70 EPS Growth (%) 215.09
PEG 0.11 DPS Growth (%) 5.88
Debt Ratio 40.42 Debt Equity Ratio 0.48
Net Gearing 51.29 Gross Gearing 58.34
Asset Equity Ratio 2.40 Cash Equity Ratio 16.94
Quick Ratio 1.13 Current Ratio 1.78
Price To Book Value 2.31 ROCE 7.28

Discoverie Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 20 Dec 2018 14 Jan 2019 GBX 2.80
H2 Dividend 14 Jun 2018 31 Jul 2018 GBX 6.35 9.00
H1 Dividend 21 Dec 2017 15 Jan 2018 GBX 2.65
H2 Dividend 15 Jun 2017 28 Jul 2017 GBX 6.05 8.50
H1 Dividend 22 Dec 2016 13 Jan 2017 GBX 2.45
H2 Dividend 09 Jun 2016 29 Jul 2016 GBX 5.72 8.05
H1 Dividend 24 Dec 2015 15 Jan 2016 GBX 2.33
H2 Dividend 11 Jun 2015 31 Jul 2015 GBX 5.40 7.60
H1 Dividend 01 Jan 2015 16 Jan 2015 GBX 2.20
H2 Dividend 11 Jun 2014 31 Jul 2014 GBX 6.85 9.35

Discoverie Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 23 16 15
Intangible Assets 115 101 88
Investments 6 6 6
Total Fixed Assets 144 122 108
Stocks 61 50 43
Debtors 82 77 66
Cash & Equivalents 22 22 20
Other Assets 1 0 0
Total Assets 310 272 237
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 93 78 62
Creditors after 1 year 88 70 73
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 181 148 135
Net assets 129 124 102
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 4 4 3
Share Premium 107 109 96
Profit / Loss 16 5 9
Other Equity 6 10 -1
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 129 124 102
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 40.42 35.99 41.77
Debt-to-Equity 0.48 0.47 0.54
Net Gearing 51.29 46.28 48.54
Gross Gearing 58.34 54.45 56.95
Assets / Equity 2.40 2.20 2.32
Cash / Equity 16.94 17.93 19.53
EPS 16.70 5.30 11.40
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 15 15 8
Cashflow before financing -14 -1 -14
Increase in Cash -3 -1 -9
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 388 338 288
Cost of sales 261 227 195
Gross Profit 127 111 93
Operating Profit 19 8 11
Pre-Tax profit 16 5 9
Profit / Loss for the year 4 4 3

Discoverie Group Company Background

Sector Support Services
Activities discoverIE Group plc (formerly Acal plc) is an international group of businesses that designs, manufactures and supplies innovative components for electronic applications. The Group provides application-specific components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) internationally. With in-house engineering capability, we are able to design components to meet customer requirements, which are then manufactured and supplied, usually on a repeating basis, for their ongoing production needs. This generates a high level of recurring revenue and long term customer relationships. By focussing on key markets which are driven by structural growth and increasing electronic content, namely renewable energy, transportation, medical and industrial connectivity, the Group aims to achieve organic growth that is well ahead of GDP and to supplement that with targeted complementary acquisitions. The Group employs c.4,300 people and its principal operating units are located in Continental Europe, the UK, China, Sri Lanka, India and North America.
Latest Interim Date 04 Dec 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 05 Jun 2018

Discoverie Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
05 Jan 2009 Nicholas John Jefferies Chief Executive Officer
20 Jul 2010 Simon Mark Gibbins Group Finance Director
01 Nov 2005 Malcolm Macdonald Diamond Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jan 2013 Richard John Brooman Non-Executive Director
26 Feb 2018 Bruce McKenzie Thompson Non-Executive Director
01 May 2013 Henrietta Elizabeth Marsh Non-Executive Director
01 Nov 2015 Tracey Graham Non-Executive Director

Discoverie Group Contact Details

Company Name discoverIE Group
Company Address 2 Chancellor Court, Occam Road, Surrey Research Park, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7AH.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1483 544 500
Company Website http://www.discoverieplc.com/

Discoverie Group Advisors

Auditor Name Ernst & Young LLP
Auditor Address 1 More London Place, London SE1 2AF.
Auditor Website http://www.ey.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7951 2000
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 Peel Hunt
Broker Address Moor House, 120 London Wall, London EC2Y 5ET.
Broker Website http://www.peelhunt.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7418 8900
Adviser Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Adviser Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Adviser Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Solicitor Name Lovells LLP
Solicitor Address Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG.
Solicitor Website http://www.lovells.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7296 2000
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