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Latham (James) Fundamentals

Company Name Latham (James) Last Updated 18 Jul 2018
Industry Industrial Goods & Services Sector Support Services
Shares in Issue (m) 19.69 Market Cap (£m) 137.84
PE Ratio 10.87 Div per Share (p) 16.60
Div Yield 2.37 Div Cover 3.88
EPS 64.40 EPS Growth (%) 15.00
PEG 0.72 DPS Growth (%) 8.14
Debt Ratio 11.82 Debt Equity Ratio 0.29
Net Gearing 21.24 Gross Gearing 31.86
Asset Equity Ratio 1.47 Cash Equity Ratio 15.58
Quick Ratio 1.88 Current Ratio 3.21
Price To Book Value 1.54 ROCE 14.95

Latham (James) Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 02 Aug 2018 24 Aug 2018 GBX 12.10 16.60
H1 Dividend 04 Jan 2018 26 Jan 2018 GBX 4.50
H2 Dividend 03 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2017 GBX 10.85 15.35
H1 Dividend 05 Jan 2017 27 Jan 2017 GBX 4.50
H2 Dividend 04 Aug 2016 26 Aug 2016 GBX 10.30 14.30
H1 Dividend 07 Jan 2016 29 Jan 2016 GBX 4.00
H2 Dividend 06 Aug 2015 28 Aug 2015 GBX 8.80 12.50
H1 Dividend 08 Jan 2015 30 Jan 2015 GBX 3.70
H2 Dividend 30 Jul 2014 22 Aug 2014 GBX 8.00 11.40
H1 Dividend 08 Jan 2014 31 Jan 2014 GBX 3.40
H2 Dividend 31 Jul 2013 23 Aug 2013 GBX 7.10 10.20

Latham (James) Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 34 26 22
Intangible Assets 0 0 0
Investments 1 3 2
Total Fixed Assets 36 29 24
Stocks 40 36 33
Debtors 42 40 35
Cash & Equivalents 14 17 17
Other Assets 1 0 0
Total Assets 132 122 110
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 30 29 25
Creditors after 1 year 12 20 14
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 42 49 39
Net assets 90 73 71
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 5 5 5
Share Premium 0 0 0
Profit / Loss 15 14 13
Other Equity -0 -0 -0
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 90 73 71
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 11.82 21.82 16.18
Debt-to-Equity 0.29 0.42 0.36
Net Gearing 21.24 25.99 19.82
Gross Gearing 31.86 40.09 35.15
Assets / Equity 1.47 1.67 1.54
Cash / Equity 15.58 23.54 23.65
EPS 64.40 56.00 53.70
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 8 9 10
Cashflow before financing -0 3 8
Increase in Cash -3 0 4
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 215 199 186
Cost of sales 177 163 151
Gross Profit 38 36 35
Operating Profit 14 14 13
Pre-Tax profit 15 14 13
Profit / Loss for the year 5 5 5

Latham (James) Company Background

Sector Support Services
Activities James Latham plc has two main trading subsidiaries:- Lathams Limited is a specialist importer and distributor of panel products, of sawn and further-processed quality hardwoods and softwoods, and quality hardwood flooring, offering national coverage from nine depots. Nevill Long Limited is a specialist distributor of suspended ceiling systems, partitioning and dry lining, acoustic and decorative panels, washroom and cubicle systems, access flooring, lighting, insulation and fire protection systems throughout the UK, offering national coverage from nine strategically located depots.
Latest Interim Date 30 Nov 2017
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 28 Jun 2018

Latham (James) Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jan 2014 Piers Francis Latham Executive Director
01 Jan 2005 Christopher David Sutton Executive Director
01 Apr 2015 Andrew George Wright Executive Director
05 Apr 2007 Nicholas Charles Latham Executive Director
01 Jan 2000 David Alan Dunmow Finance Director
18 Oct 2017 Paula Elizabeth Kerrigan Non-Executive Director
16 Oct 2015 Philip Luke Fabian French Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2008 Meryl Anne Bushell Non-Executive Director

Latham (James) Contact Details

Company Name Latham (James)
Company Address Unit 3, Swallow Park, Finway Road Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 7QU.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1442 849 000
Company Website http://www.lathams.co.uk/

Latham (James) Advisors

Auditor Name Baker Tilly
Auditor Address 2 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3ST.
Auditor Website http://www.bakertilly.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0) 207 413 5100
Registrar Name Computershare Investor Service
Registrar Address The Pavillions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 1XZ.
Registrar Website http://www-uk.computershare.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 702 0010
Broker Name Northland Capital Partners
Broker Address 30 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HT.
Broker Website http://www.northlandcp.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7448 4400
Adviser Name Northland Capital Partners
Adviser Address 30 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HT.
Adviser Website http://www.northlandcp.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7448 4400
Solicitor Name Abrahams Dresden LLP
Solicitor Address 111 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6AW.
Solicitor Website http://www.ad-solicitors.co.uk/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7251 3663
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Stockbroker Address n/a
Stockbroker Website n/a
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