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Kier Group Fundamentals

Company Name Kier Group Last Updated 21 May 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Heavy Construction
Shares in Issue (m) 162.12 Market Cap (£m) 517.80
PE Ratio 3.56 Div per Share (p) 69.00
Div Yield 15.94 Div Cover 1.76
EPS 89.80 EPS Growth (%) 709.01
PEG 0.01 DPS Growth (%) 2.22
Debt Ratio 51.96 Debt Equity Ratio 0.29
Net Gearing 66.83 Gross Gearing 78.60
Asset Equity Ratio 4.67 Cash Equity Ratio 55.05
Quick Ratio 0.62 Current Ratio 0.99
Price To Book Value 0.86 ROCE 8.49

Kier Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 28 Mar 2019 17 May 2019 GBX 4.90
H2 Dividend 27 Sep 2018 03 Dec 2018 GBX 46.00 69.00
H1 Dividend 22 Mar 2018 18 May 2018 GBX 23.00
H2 Dividend 28 Sep 2017 01 Dec 2017 GBX 45.00 67.50
H1 Dividend 30 Mar 2017 19 May 2017 GBX 22.50
H2 Dividend 29 Sep 2016 02 Dec 2016 GBX 43.00 64.50
H1 Dividend 24 Mar 2016 20 May 2016 GBX 21.50
H2 Dividend 24 Sep 2015 27 Nov 2015 GBX 36.00 55.20
H1 Dividend 05 Mar 2015 15 May 2015 GBX 24.00
H2 Dividend 24 Sep 2014 28 Nov 2014 GBX 49.50 72.00

Kier Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 92 90 99
Intangible Assets 862 803 795
Investments 315 234 172
Total Fixed Assets 1,269 1,127 1,066
Stocks 575 594 676
Debtors 603 531 523
Cash & Equivalents 331 500 187
Other Assets 32 20 36
Total Assets 2,809 2,772 2,488
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 1,558 1,512 1,422
Creditors after 1 year 647 749 476
Other Liabilities 3 0 14
Total Liabilities 2,208 2,261 1,912
Net assets 601 511 576
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 1 1 1
Share Premium 435 435 418
Profit / Loss 106 26 -15
Other Equity 136 137 141
Preference & Minorities 2 3 2
Total Capital Employed 601 511 576
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 51.96 59.42 45.94
Debt-to-Equity 0.29 0.33 0.26
Net Gearing 66.83 63.52 69.34
Gross Gearing 78.60 81.55 76.84
Assets / Equity 4.67 5.42 4.32
Cash / Equity 55.05 97.73 32.41
EPS 89.80 11.10 -18.50
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 130 150 166
Cashflow before financing 24 68 113
Increase in Cash -167 314 -76
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 4,240 4,129 4,112
Cost of sales 3,838 3,840 3,702
Gross Profit 402 289 410
Operating Profit 134 48 12
Pre-Tax profit 106 26 -15
Profit / Loss for the year 1 1 1

Kier Group Company Background

Sector Heavy Construction
Activities Kier Group plc is a leading construction, services and property group specialising in building and civil engineering, support services, public and private house building, property development and the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). The Group employs over 11,000 people worldwide and has an annual revenue of £2.1bn.
Latest Interim Date 20 Mar 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 20 Sep 2018

Kier Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
06 Mar 2015 Claudio Veritiero Chief Operating Officer
01 Jul 2017 Philip Gotsall Cox Executive Chairman
01 Jan 2015 Beverley Edward John Dew Finance Director
01 Oct 2015 Justin Richard Atkinson Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2016 Adam Chistopher Walker Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2014 Ann Kirsty Bashforth Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2016 Constance Frederique Baroudel Non-Executive Director

Kier Group Contact Details

Company Name Kier Group
Company Address Tempsford Hall, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2BD.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1767 640 111
Company Website http://www.kier.co.uk/

Kier Group Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 8 Salisbury Square, London EC4Y 8BB.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7311 1000
Registrar Name Capita Registrars
Registrar Address Northern House, Woodsome Park, Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 0LA.
Registrar Website http://www.capitaregistrars.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 162 3100
Broker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Broker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Broker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828
Adviser Name Hawkpoint Partners Limited
Adviser Address 41 Lothbury, London EC2R 7AE.
Adviser Website http://www.hawkpoint.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7665 4500
Solicitor Name n/a
Solicitor Address n/a
Solicitor Website n/a
Solicitor Telephone n/a
Stockbroker Name Numis Securities
Stockbroker Address The London Stock Exchange Building, 10 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LT.
Stockbroker Website http://www.numiscorp.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7260 1000