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Grafton Group Fundamentals

Company Name Grafton Group Last Updated 21 Aug 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Industrial Suppliers
Shares in Issue (m) 237.77 Market Cap (£m) 1,701.24
PE Ratio 11.31 Div per Share (p) 18.00
Div Yield 2.30 Div Cover 3.52
EPS 63.29 EPS Growth (%) 17.31
PEG 0.65 DPS Growth (%) 16.13
Debt Ratio 21.78 Debt Equity Ratio 0.36
Net Gearing 34.21 Gross Gearing 43.86
Asset Equity Ratio 1.78 Cash Equity Ratio 17.20
Quick Ratio 1.05 Current Ratio 1.59
Price To Book Value 1.31 ROCE 10.94

Grafton Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 07 Mar 2019 05 Apr 2019 GBX 12.00 18.00
H1 Dividend 30 Aug 2018 28 Sep 2018 GBX 6.00
H2 Dividend 08 Mar 2018 06 Apr 2018 GBX 10.25 15.50
H1 Dividend 07 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017 GBX 5.25
H2 Dividend 16 Mar 2017 13 Apr 2017 GBX 9.00 13.75
H1 Dividend 08 Sep 2016 07 Oct 2016 GBX 4.75
H2 Dividend 17 Mar 2016 15 Apr 2016 GBX 8.00 12.50
H1 Dividend 10 Sep 2015 09 Oct 2015 GBX 4.50
H2 Dividend 19 Mar 2015 17 Apr 2015 GBX 7.00 10.75
H1 Dividend 03 Sep 2014 03 Oct 2014 GBX 3.75

Grafton Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 522 504 462
Intangible Assets 726 646 611
Investments 26 36 38
Total Fixed Assets 1,274 1,186 1,111
Stocks 350 329 293
Debtors 451 413 398
Cash & Equivalents 223 254 206
Other Assets 12 5 8
Total Assets 2,310 2,186 2,016
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 652 611 558
Creditors after 1 year 361 401 392
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 1,013 1,012 950
Net assets 1,297 1,175 1,065
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 9 8 8
Share Premium 213 212 210
Profit / Loss 181 154 114
Other Equity 100 96 92
Preference & Minorities 0 0 3
Total Capital Employed 1,297 1,175 1,065
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 21.78 25.43 26.90
Debt-to-Equity 0.36 0.40 0.41
Net Gearing 34.21 34.68 36.94
Gross Gearing 43.86 46.28 47.15
Assets / Equity 1.78 1.86 1.89
Cash / Equity 17.20 21.60 19.33
EPS 63.29 53.95 39.56
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 178 186 145
Cashflow before financing 56 77 85
Increase in Cash -31 45 -12
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 2,953 2,716 2,507
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 187 161 120
Pre-Tax profit 181 154 114
Profit / Loss for the year 9 8 8

Grafton Group Company Background

Sector Industrial Suppliers
Activities Grafton Group plc is an international distributor of building materials to trade customers and has leading regional or national positions in the merchanting markets in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands and Belgium. Grafton is also the market leader in the DIY retailing market in Ireland and is the largest manufacturer of dry mortar in the UK. Grafton trades from circa 675 branches and has over 13,000 employees. Its portfolio of brands include Selco, Buildbase, Plumbase, Leyland SDM, MacBlair and CPI EuroMix in the UK; Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley and Woodie's in Ireland; Isero and Gunters en Meuser in the Netherlands and YouBuild and MPRO in Belgium.
Latest Interim Date 22 Aug 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 28 Feb 2019

Grafton Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Apr 2011 Gavin Slark Chief Executive
09 Sep 2013 David Llewelyn Arnold Chief Financial Officer
03 May 2016 Michael James Roney Non-Executive Chairman
13 May 2013 Frank Andre van Zanten Non-Executive Director
14 Oct 2016 Susan Elizabeth Murray Non-Executive Director
27 Aug 2015 Paul Nigel Hampden-Smith Non-Executive Director
14 Oct 2016 Vincent Conor Crowley Non-Executive Director

Grafton Group Contact Details

Company Name Grafton Group
Company Address Heron House, Corrig Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18, Ireland.
Company Telephone +35 31 216 0600
Company Website http://www.graftonplc.com/

Grafton Group Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 1 Stokes Place, St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +353 1 410 1000
Registrar Name Capita Registrars
Registrar Address Unit 5, Manor Street Business Park, Manor Street, Dublin 7.
Registrar Website http://www.capitaregistrars.com/
Registrar Telephone +353 (0)1 810 2400
Broker Name Goodbody Stockbrokers
Broker Address Ballsbridge Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Broker Website http://www.goodbody.ie/
Broker Telephone + 353 1 614 0600
Adviser Name Goodbody Stockbrokers
Adviser Address Ballsbridge Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Adviser Website http://www.goodbody.ie/
Adviser Telephone + 353 1 614 0600
Solicitor Name Arthur Cox
Solicitor Address Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Solicitor Website http://www.arthurcox.com/
Solicitor Telephone +353 1 618 0000
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