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Ferguson PLC Fundamentals

Company NameFerguson PLCLast Updated2021-02-26
IndustryIndustrial DistributionSectorIndustrials
Shares in Issue225.049 mMarket Cap£18.98 bn
PE Ratio28.90Dividend per Share$1.45
Dividend Yield1.8Dividend Cover2.90
EPS$4.24EPS Growth (%)-0.05
PEG2.43DPS Growth (%)-0.2481
Debt Ratio0.3360Debt Equity Ratio0.8485
Asset Equity Ratio3.0785Cash Equity Ratio0.4647
Quick Ratio0.9977Current Ratio1.70
Price To Book Value6.0790ROCE0

Ferguson PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Prelim2020-11-122020-12-11GBP1.5484
Prelim2019-10-242019-11-28GBP1.1246
Interim2019-04-042019-04-30GBP0.4811
Prelim2018-10-252018-12-05GBP1.0246
Interim2018-04-052018-04-27GBP0.4229

Ferguson PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets$2.50 bn$1.35 bn$1.09 bn
Intangible Assets$2.24 bn$2.08 bn$1.72 bn
Investments$16.00 m$71.00 m$75.00 m
Total Fixed Assets$5.38 bn$4.19 bn$3.54 bn
Stocks$2.88 bn$2.82 bn$2.52 bn
Debtors$2.71 bn$2.86 bn$2.75 bn
Cash & Equivalents$2.03 bn$1.05 bn$747.00 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets$13.46 bn$11.39 bn$10.15 bn
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year$4.75 bn$4.18 bn$4.02 bn
Creditors after 1 year$4.34 bn$2.85 bn$2.08 bn
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities$9.09 bn$7.04 bn$6.09 bn
Net assets$4.37 bn$4.35 bn$4.06 bn
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital$30.00 m$30.00 m$45.00 m
Share Premium$9.00 m$9.00 m$67.00 m
Profit / Loss$1.26 bn$1.32 bn$1.19 bn
Other Equity$4.37 bn$4.35 bn$4.06 bn
Preference & Minorities00-$1.00 m
Total Capital Employed$4.37 bn$4.35 bn$4.06 bn
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio$0.46$0.35$0.27
Debt-to-Equity$0.85$0.53$0.38
Assets / Equity3.07853.07853.0785
Cash / Equity0.46470.46470.4647
EPS$4.68$4.94$3.76
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities$1.87 bn$1.29 bn$1.04 bn
Cashflow before financing$1.38 bn$1.42 bn-$821.00 m
Increase in Cash$777.00 m$638.00 m-$121.00 m
Income202020192018
Turnover$21.82 bn$22.01 bn$20.75 bn
Cost of sales$15.39 bn$15.55 bn$14.71 bn
Gross Profit$6.42 bn$6.46 bn$6.04 bn
Operating Profit$1.42 bn$1.40 bn$1.36 bn
Pre-Tax profit$1.26 bn$1.32 bn$1.19 bn

Ferguson PLC Company Background

SectorIndustrials
ActivitiesFerguson distributes plumbing and HVAC products primarily to repair, maintenance, and improvement (60% of U.S. revenue), new construction (32% of revenue), and civil infrastructure (8% of sales) markets. It serves over 1 million customers and sources products from over 45,000 suppliers. Ferguson engages customers through more than 2,200 branches globally (approximately 1,500 in the U.S.), over the phone, online, and in residential showrooms. In 2020, Ferguson derived over 86% of its $21 billion of sales within the U.S. According to Modern Distribution Management, Ferguson is the largest industrial and construction distributor in North America. The firm expects to spin off its U.K. business in 2020 after whichthe firm will be solely focused on the North American market.
Latest Interim Date17 Mar 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date29 Sep 2020

Ferguson PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2014-03-21Michael A. Clarke
2017-06-22Mr. Ian Keith MeakinsExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2014-11-25Mr. Michael P Wareing CMGDirector
2019-10-21Ms. Tessa E. BamfordDirector
2010-09-28Mr John William WhybrowChairman
2019-11-21Mr. Darren Mark ShaplandDirector
2020-01-31Mr. Gareth DavisChairman
2010-09-28Mr. James Ian Keith Murray
2020-04-17Mr. Geoffrey DrabbleChairman
2019-10-21Mr Alain le Goff
2010-09-28Mr Nigel Macrae Stein
2019-11-19Mr. John Walley MartinChief Executive Officer
2013-11-29Mr. Andrew James Duff
2007-05-31Mr. Robert M Walker
2015-10-23Mr. Richard ShoylekovCompany Sec & Gen Counsel
2019-10-21Mr. Alan J. MurrayDirector
2017-07-31Mr. Frank Wemyss RoachCEO, Geographical/Director
2018-05-31Mr. John Patrick DalyDirector
2011-08-09Stephen Paul Webster FCAExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2011-08-09Fenton Norton HordExecutive Director,ceo, US Building Materials Distribution
2011-08-09Claude A S HornsbyExecutive Director,Group Chief Executive
2011-08-09Robert Hugh MarchbankExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer, Europe
2020-09-30 Michael Powell Chief Financial Officer
2020-07-16Ms. Catherine Halligan Director
2018-07-31Ms. Pilar LopezDirector
2017-06-01Mr. David L. (Dave) KeltnerCFO/Director
2019-10-21Ms. Jacky SimmondsDirector
2020-10-20Mr. Kevin MurphyChief Executive Officer
2020-04-17Mr. Thomas Schmitt Director

Ferguson PLC Contact Details

Company NameFerguson PLC
Address26 New Street, St Helier, JE2 3RA
Telephone+41 417232230
Websitehttps://www.fergusonplc.com

Ferguson PLC Advisors

AuditorDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198
StockbrokerBarclays
Phone+44 2076232323
Remuneration ConsultantAlithos Ltd
Remuneration ConsultantFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Phone+44 2079364000
Fax+44 2078327001
Financial AdviserBank of America Merrill Lynch
Phone+44 2079952000
Fax+44 2079954525
StockbrokerBank of America Merrill Lynch
Phone+44 2076281000
Fax+44 2078672867
BankLloyds Bank PLC
Remuneration ConsultantNew Bridge Street
Phone+44 2070869341
Fax+44 2070869341
RegistrarEquiniti Limited
Phone(0870) 600 3970
Fax(0870) 600 3980
SolicitorFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Phone+44 2079364000
Fax+44 2078327001
Financial PR AdviserBrunswick Group LLP
Phone+44 2074045959
Fax+44 2078312823
AuditorPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Phone+44 2075835000
Fax+44 2078224652