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Dignity Fundamentals

Company Name Dignity Last Updated 16 Oct 2019
Industry Consumer Services Sector Specialized Consumer Services
Shares in Issue (m) 50.01 Market Cap (£m) 269.07
PE Ratio 8.54 Div per Share (p) 24.38
Div Yield 2.93 Div Cover 4.00
EPS 63.00 EPS Growth (%) -45.60
PEG -0.19 DPS Growth (%) 0.00
Debt Ratio 90.36 Debt Equity Ratio 0.88
Net Gearing 82.72 Gross Gearing 91.42
Asset Equity Ratio 11.65 Cash Equity Ratio 101.36
Quick Ratio 1.18 Current Ratio 1.28
Price To Book Value 4.08 ROCE 5.92

Dignity Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 16 May 2019 28 Jun 2019 GBX 15.74 24.38
H1 Dividend 20 Sep 2018 26 Oct 2018 GBX 8.64
H2 Dividend 17 May 2018 29 Jun 2018 GBX 15.74 24.38
H1 Dividend 21 Sep 2017 27 Oct 2017 GBX 8.64
H2 Dividend 18 May 2017 30 Jun 2017 GBX 15.74 23.59
H1 Dividend 22 Sep 2016 28 Oct 2016 GBX 7.85
H2 Dividend 19 May 2016 24 Jun 2016 GBX 14.31 21.45
H1 Dividend 24 Sep 2015 30 Oct 2015 GBX 7.14
H2 Dividend 28 May 2015 26 Jun 2015 GBX 13.01 19.50
H1 Dividend 24 Sep 2014 31 Oct 2014 GBX 6.49

Dignity Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 254 248 235
Intangible Assets 385 386 358
Investments 22 14 11
Total Fixed Assets 661 648 605
Stocks 9 7 6
Debtors 33 38 37
Cash & Equivalents 67 49 67
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 769 743 715
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 85 70 75
Creditors after 1 year 618 626 643
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 703 696 719
Net assets 66 46 -4
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 6 6 6
Share Premium 12 11 9
Profit / Loss 41 71 71
Other Equity 137 137 138
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 66 46 -4
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 90.36 93.10 100.55
Debt-to-Equity 0.88 0.90 0.90
Net Gearing 82.72 87.12 91.11
Gross Gearing 91.42 93.75 100.49
Assets / Equity 11.65 16.01 -204.29
Cash / Equity 101.36 106.25 -1,917.14
EPS 63.00 115.80 115.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 58 75 81
Cashflow before financing 22 19 3
Increase in Cash 1 -18 -15
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 316 324 314
Cost of sales 135 131 128
Gross Profit 181 193 186
Operating Profit 66 98 98
Pre-Tax profit 41 71 71
Profit / Loss for the year 6 6 6

Dignity Company Background

Sector Specialized Consumer Services
Activities Dignity plc is Britain's largest single provider of funeral-related services, namely funeral services, cremations and pre-arranged funeral plans. Based in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, Dignity owns over 550 funeral locations and operates 30 crematoria across the country.
Latest Interim Date 31 Jul 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 13 Mar 2019

Dignity Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Apr 2004 Michael Kinloch McCollum Chief Executive Officer
01 Nov 2006 Richard Harry Portman dir, Corporate Services
01 Jan 2009 Stephen Lee Whittern Finance Director
01 May 2019 James Edward Hully Wilson Non-Executive Director
01 Mar 2017 Mary Jane McNamara Non-Executive Director
01 Oct 2015 David Charles Blackwood Non-Executive Director
24 Feb 2012 Jane Rachel Ashcroft Non-Executive Director

Dignity Contact Details

Company Name Dignity
Company Address Plantsbrook House, 94 The Parade, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B72 1PH.
Company Telephone +44 (0)121 354 1557
Company Website http://www.dignityfuneralsplc.co.uk/

Dignity Advisors

Auditor Name PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Auditor Address Cornwall Court, 19 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DT.
Auditor Website http://www.pwc.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)121 265 5000
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 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 n/a
Adviser Address n/a
Adviser Website n/a
Adviser Telephone n/a
Solicitor Name DLA Piper UK LLP
Solicitor Address Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B2 4DL.
Solicitor Website http://www.dlapiper.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0) 8700 111 111
Stockbroker Name Investec Securities
Stockbroker Address 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP.
Stockbroker Website http://www.investec.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)207 597 4000