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Northern Bear Fundamentals

Company Name Northern Bear Last Updated 15 Oct 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Business Support Services
Shares in Issue (m) 18.52 Market Cap (£m) 12.59
PE Ratio 4.86 Div per Share (p) 3.25
Div Yield 4.78 Div Cover 4.31
EPS 14.00 EPS Growth (%) 28.44
PEG 0.17 DPS Growth (%) 8.33
Debt Ratio 6.99 Debt Equity Ratio 0.13
Net Gearing 28.90 Gross Gearing 37.11
Asset Equity Ratio 1.59 Cash Equity Ratio 13.07
Quick Ratio 0.98 Current Ratio 1.04
Price To Book Value 0.54 ROCE 12.52

Northern Bear Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
Special Dividend 08 Aug 2019 30 Aug 2019 GBX 0.75
H2 Dividend 08 Aug 2019 30 Aug 2019 GBX 3.25 3.25
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

Northern Bear Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 3 3 3
Intangible Assets 20 21 17
Investments 1 0 0
Total Fixed Assets 25 24 20
Stocks 1 1 1
Debtors 8 10 9
Cash & Equivalents 3 2 3
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 37 36 33
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 12 12 11
Creditors after 1 year 2 4 2
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 14 15 13
Net assets 23 21 20
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 5 5 5
Profit / Loss 3 3 2
Other Equity 10 10 9
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 23 21 20
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 6.99 14.06 10.48
Debt-to-Equity 0.13 0.23 0.18
Net Gearing 28.90 36.62 32.17
Gross Gearing 37.11 41.36 40.03
Assets / Equity 1.59 1.71 1.67
Cash / Equity 13.07 8.10 13.12
EPS 14.00 10.90 -12.80
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 4 1 4
Cashflow before financing 4 -0 4
Increase in Cash 1 -1 1
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 57 54 46
Cost of sales 45 43 36
Gross Profit 12 11 9
Operating Profit 3 3 3
Pre-Tax profit 3 3 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 15 Jul 2019

Northern Bear Directors

Appointed Director Position
19 Dec 2006 Steven Mark Roberts Executive Chairman
14 May 2012 Keith Soulsby Executive Director
08 Apr 2008 Graham Roy Jennings Executive Director
13 Feb 2014 Thomas Edward Hayes Finance Director
16 Jan 2007 Howard Barry Gold Non-Executive Director
17 Nov 2008 Ian Thomas McLean 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 Link Asset Services
Registrar Address The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 4TU.
Registrar Website http://www.linkassetservices.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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