Find out how to deal online from £1.50 in a SIPP, ISA or Dealing Account.
Jump to:

Mothercare Fundamentals

Company Name Mothercare Last Updated 18 Sep 2019
Industry Consumer Services Sector Broadline Retailers
Shares in Issue (m) 341.81 Market Cap (£m) 48.13
PE Ratio -0.59 Div per Share () 0.00
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 0.00
EPS -23.80 EPS Growth (%) 46.88
PEG -0.01 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Debt Ratio 228.65 Debt Equity Ratio 0.39
Net Gearing 118.91 Gross Gearing 128.23
Asset Equity Ratio -3.54 Cash Equity Ratio -33.00
Quick Ratio 0.47 Current Ratio 0.96
Price To Book Value -0.97 ROCE -173.44

Mothercare Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total

Mothercare Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 28 55 80
Intangible Assets 16 66 63
Investments 0 4 26
Total Fixed Assets 44 125 170
Stocks 67 87 102
Debtors 46 65 68
Cash & Equivalents 16 0 0
Other Assets 2 0 9
Total Assets 175 277 348
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 137 134 136
Creditors after 1 year 88 138 130
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 224 272 266
Net assets -49 5 81
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 87 85 85
Share Premium 89 61 0
Profit / Loss -67 -73 7
Other Equity -2 -12 63
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed -49 5 81
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 228.65 96.77 61.53
Debt-to-Equity 0.39 0.51 0.49
Net Gearing 118.91 98.34 76.60
Gross Gearing 128.23 98.34 76.60
Assets / Equity -3.54 60.15 4.27
Cash / Equity -33.00 0.00 0.00
EPS -23.80 -44.80 4.80
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 1 1 15
Cashflow before financing 4 -23 -26
Increase in Cash 17 2 -13
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 514 655 667
Cost of sales 496 621 609
Gross Profit 18 34 59
Operating Profit -59 -69 10
Pre-Tax profit -67 -73 7
Profit / Loss for the year 87 85 85

Mothercare Company Background

Sector Broadline Retailers
Activities The Mothercare group is comprised principally of two iconic retail brands with international appeal; Mothercare and Early Learning Centre. The group's brands operate through three distinct channels to market; UK stores, Direct (being the in-home and in-store internet-based businesses and catalogue mail order), and International, under which the group franchises (or participates in joint venture) operations delivering the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brand retail operations in overseas markets.
Latest Interim Date 22 Nov 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 24 May 2019

Mothercare Directors

Appointed Director Position
18 May 2018 Mark Newton-Jones Chief Executive Officer
01 Dec 2017 William Glyn Lawrence Hughes Chief Financial Officer
19 Apr 2018 Clive Peter Whiley Non-Executive Chairman
14 Nov 2013 Nicholas Barry Edward Wharton Non-Executive Director
16 Mar 2017 Gillian Dawn Celia Kent Non-Executive Director

Mothercare Contact Details

Company Name Mothercare
Company Address Cherry Tree Road, Watford, Herts WD24 6SH.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1923 241 000
Company Website http://www.mothercare.com/

Mothercare Advisors

Auditor Name Deloitte & Touche LLP
Auditor Address 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3BZ.
Auditor Website http://www.deloitte.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7936 3000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
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 Citigroup Global Markets
Adviser Address Citigroup Centre, 33 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LB.
Adviser Website http://www.citi.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7986 4000
Solicitor Name Eversheds LLP
Solicitor Address 1 Wood Street, London EC2V 7W.
Solicitor Website http://www.eversheds.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7919 4500
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