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Northern Bear Fundamentals

Company Name Northern Bear Last Updated 21 May 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Business Support Services
Shares in Issue (m) 18.52 Market Cap (£m) 11.20
PE Ratio 5.55 Div per Share (p) 3.00
Div Yield 4.96 Div Cover 3.63
EPS 10.90 EPS Growth (%) 185.16
PEG 0.03 DPS Growth (%) 20.00
Debt Ratio 14.06 Debt Equity Ratio 0.23
Net Gearing 36.62 Gross Gearing 41.36
Asset Equity Ratio 1.71 Cash Equity Ratio 8.10
Quick Ratio 1.02 Current Ratio 1.10
Price To Book Value 0.52 ROCE 10.45

Northern Bear Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
Special Dividend 09 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2018 GBX 1.00
H2 Dividend 09 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2018 GBX 3.00 3.00
Special Dividend 10 Aug 2017 01 Sep 2017 GBX 1.50
H2 Dividend 10 Aug 2017 01 Sep 2017 GBX 2.50 2.50
H2 Dividend 04 Aug 2016 26 Aug 2016 GBX 2.00 2.00
H2 Dividend 06 Aug 2015 28 Aug 2015 GBX 1.50 1.50
H2 Dividend 06 Aug 2014 29 Aug 2014 GBX 0.75 0.75

Northern Bear Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 3 3 3
Intangible Assets 21 17 21
Investments 0 0 0
Total Fixed Assets 24 20 24
Stocks 1 1 1
Debtors 10 9 7
Cash & Equivalents 2 3 2
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 36 33 35
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 12 11 12
Creditors after 1 year 4 2 0
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 15 13 12
Net assets 21 20 22
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 5 5 5
Profit / Loss 3 2 2
Other Equity 10 9 10
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 21 20 22
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 14.06 10.48 1.47
Debt-to-Equity 0.23 0.18 0.03
Net Gearing 36.62 32.17 30.24
Gross Gearing 41.36 40.03 35.72
Assets / Equity 1.71 1.67 1.56
Cash / Equity 8.10 13.12 8.53
EPS 10.90 -12.80 8.20
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 1 4 3
Cashflow before financing -0 4 3
Increase in Cash -1 1 1
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 54 46 36
Cost of sales 43 36 28
Gross Profit 11 9 9
Operating Profit 3 3 2
Pre-Tax profit 3 2 2
Profit / Loss for the year 0 0 0

Northern Bear Company Background

Sector Business Support Services
Activities Northern Bear plc's strategy is to grow organically by taking opportunities to expand into new business areas and regions as they arise, along with bolt-on acquisitions that will complement our existing businesses. The Northern Bear group has been built by acquiring self-contained, specialist businesses with experienced management teams who have always maintained a strong blue chip customer base. Northern Bear plc has continued to perform well through the difficult trading conditions of recent years and is well positioned to exploit future opportunities as they arise.
Latest Interim Date 12 Nov 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 16 Jul 2018

Northern Bear Directors

Appointed Director Position
19 Dec 2006 Steven Mark Roberts Executive Chairman
08 Apr 2008 Graham Roy Jennings Executive Director
14 May 2012 Keith Soulsby Executive Director
13 Feb 2014 Thomas Edward Hayes Finance Director
17 Nov 2008 Ian Thomas McLean Non-Executive Director
16 Jan 2007 Howard Barry Gold Non-Executive Director

Northern Bear Contact Details

Company Name Northern Bear
Company Address Unit 1, Station House, Station Road, Chester-le-Street, County Durham DH3 3DU.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1913 712 934
Company Website http://www.northernbearplc.com/

Northern Bear Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address Quayside House, 110 Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3DX.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)1914 013 700
Registrar Name Capita Registrars
Registrar Address The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU.
Registrar Website http://www.capitaregistrars.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 162 3100
Broker Name Cantor Fitzgerald Europe
Broker Address 17 Crosswall, London E14 5RD.
Broker Website http://www.cantor.com/
Broker Telephone +44(0)20 7894 7000
Adviser Name Strand Hanson
Adviser Address 26 Mount Row, London W1K 3SQ.
Adviser Website http://www.strandhanson.co.uk/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7409 3494
Solicitor Name Mincoff Jacksons
Solicitor Address 5 Osborne Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1SQ.
Solicitor Website http://www.mincoffjacksons.co.uk/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)1912 816 151
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