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Low & Bonar Fundamentals

Company Name Low & Bonar Last Updated 19 Aug 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Diversified Industrials
Shares in Issue (m) 689.76 Market Cap (£m) 46.21
PE Ratio -0.47 Div per Share (p) 1.42
Div Yield 5.52 Div Cover 0.00
EPS -14.25 EPS Growth (%) -143.17
PEG 0.00 DPS Growth (%) -53.44
Debt Ratio 61.07 Debt Equity Ratio 0.66
Net Gearing 59.38 Gross Gearing 70.46
Asset Equity Ratio 3.39 Cash Equity Ratio 37.49
Quick Ratio 1.23 Current Ratio 2.13
Price To Book Value 0.36 ROCE -12.89

Low & Bonar Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 14 Feb 2019 10 Apr 2019 GBX 0.37 1.42
H1 Dividend 16 Aug 2018 21 Sep 2018 GBX 1.05
H2 Dividend 22 Mar 2018 19 Apr 2018 GBX 2.00 3.05
H1 Dividend 24 Aug 2017 22 Sep 2017 GBX 1.05
H2 Dividend 16 Mar 2017 13 Apr 2017 GBX 2.00 3.00
H1 Dividend 25 Aug 2016 22 Sep 2016 GBX 1.00
H2 Dividend 17 Mar 2016 14 Apr 2016 GBX 1.80 2.78
H1 Dividend 27 Aug 2015 24 Sep 2015 GBX 0.98
H2 Dividend 19 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2015 GBX 1.75 2.70
H1 Dividend 27 Aug 2014 25 Sep 2014 GBX 0.95

Low & Bonar Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 137 145 150
Intangible Assets 52 92 105
Investments 21 21 6
Total Fixed Assets 209 257 261
Stocks 94 97 98
Debtors 78 87 79
Cash & Equivalents 48 38 26
Other Assets 3 0 0
Total Assets 432 479 464
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 104 95 90
Creditors after 1 year 200 204 172
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 304 299 262
Net assets 128 180 202
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 47 47 47
Share Premium 75 75 74
Profit / Loss -42 -20 26
Other Equity -25 -26 -26
Preference & Minorities 7 6 6
Total Capital Employed 128 180 202
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 61.07 53.13 45.87
Debt-to-Equity 0.66 0.68 0.66
Net Gearing 59.38 54.42 50.72
Gross Gearing 70.46 62.39 56.39
Assets / Equity 3.39 2.66 2.29
Cash / Equity 37.49 21.19 12.99
EPS -14.25 -5.86 4.22
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 37 18 18
Cashflow before financing 21 -13 17
Increase in Cash 11 13 -12
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 432 447 400
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit -36 -15 31
Pre-Tax profit -42 -20 26
Profit / Loss for the year 47 47 47

Low & Bonar Company Background

Sector Diversified Industrials
Activities Low & Bonar PLC is an international group manufacturing and supplying a wide range of products in the Specialist Materials market. Specialist Materials is an international business, supplying yarns, fabrics and flooring products to a broad range of customers.
Latest Interim Date 30 Jul 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 30 Jan 2019

Low & Bonar Directors

Appointed Director Position
10 Dec 2018 Ian Ashton Chief Financial Officer
11 Sep 2018 Daniel Alexander Dayan Executive Chairman
01 Feb 2018 Peter Michael Bertram Non-Executive Director
01 Apr 2015 Dr Kevin Roger Kenneth Matthews Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2016 Michael Andrew Powell Non-Executive Director
01 May 2013 Dr Geertrui Elizabeth Schoolenberg Non-Executive Director
10 Jul 2019 Dr Giulia Nobili Non-Executive Director

Low & Bonar Contact Details

Company Name Low & Bonar
Company Address Mimet House, 5A Praed Street, London W2 1NJ.
Company Telephone +44 (0)20 7298 6820
Company Website http://www.lowandbonar.com/

Low & Bonar Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address St Nicholas House, 31 Park Row, Nottingham NG1 6FQ.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)1159 353 535
Registrar Name Computershare Investor Service
Registrar Address Lochside House, 7 Lochside Avenue, Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh EH12 9DJ.
Registrar Website http://www-uk.computershare.com/
Registrar Telephone +44 (0)870 702 0003
Broker Name Jefferies Hoare Govett
Broker Address Vintners Place, 68 Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3BJ.
Broker Website http://www.jefferies.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7029 8000
Adviser Name Numis Securities
Adviser Address The London Stock Exchange Building, 10 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LT.
Adviser Website http://www.numiscorp.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7260 1000
Solicitor Name Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Solicitor Address 65 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1HS.
Solicitor Website http://www.freshfields.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7936 4000
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