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Discoverie Group Fundamentals

Company Name discoverIE Group Last Updated 18 Sep 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Electrical Components & Equipment
Shares in Issue (m) 80.67 Market Cap (£m) 354.95
PE Ratio 22.00 Div per Share (p) 9.55
Div Yield 2.17 Div Cover 2.09
EPS 20.00 EPS Growth (%) 19.76
PEG 1.11 DPS Growth (%) 6.11
Debt Ratio 42.02 Debt Equity Ratio 0.50
Net Gearing 52.00 Gross Gearing 58.97
Asset Equity Ratio 2.44 Cash Equity Ratio 17.00
Quick Ratio 1.18 Current Ratio 1.87
Price To Book Value 2.64 ROCE 8.31

Discoverie Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 13 Jun 2019 30 Jul 2019 GBX 6.75 9.55
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

Discoverie Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 24 23 16
Intangible Assets 120 115 101
Investments 5 6 6
Total Fixed Assets 149 144 122
Stocks 66 61 50
Debtors 89 82 77
Cash & Equivalents 23 22 22
Other Assets 1 1 0
Total Assets 328 310 272
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 96 93 78
Creditors after 1 year 98 88 70
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 194 181 148
Net assets 135 129 124
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 4 4 4
Share Premium 107 107 109
Profit / Loss 19 16 5
Other Equity 5 6 10
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 135 129 124
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 42.02 40.42 35.99
Debt-to-Equity 0.50 0.48 0.47
Net Gearing 52.00 51.29 46.28
Gross Gearing 58.97 58.34 54.45
Assets / Equity 2.44 2.40 2.20
Cash / Equity 17.00 16.94 17.93
EPS 20.00 16.70 5.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 22 15 15
Cashflow before financing -5 -14 -1
Increase in Cash 4 -3 -1
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 439 388 338
Cost of sales 294 261 227
Gross Profit 145 127 111
Operating Profit 23 19 8
Pre-Tax profit 19 16 5
Profit / Loss for the year 4 4 4

Discoverie Group Company Background

Sector Electrical Components & Equipment
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 04 Jun 2019

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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