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Pennon Group Fundamentals

Company Name Pennon Group Last Updated 08 Jul 2020
Industry Utilities Sector Water
Shares in Issue (m) 421.33 Market Cap (£m) 4,535.61
PE Ratio 22.57 Div per Share (p) 43.77
Div Yield 4.07 Div Cover 1.09
EPS 47.70 EPS Growth (%) -6.65
PEG -3.39 DPS Growth (%) 6.60
Debt Ratio 73.97 Debt Equity Ratio 0.96
Net Gearing 64.84 Gross Gearing 74.68
Asset Equity Ratio 3.95 Cash Equity Ratio 38.89
Quick Ratio 19.15 Current Ratio 19.18
Price To Book Value 2.65 ROCE 2.94

Pennon Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 23 Jul 2020 02 Sep 2020 GBX 30.11 43.77
H1 Dividend 23 Jan 2020 03 Apr 2020 GBX 13.66
H2 Dividend 25 Jul 2019 03 Sep 2019 GBX 28.22 41.06
H1 Dividend 24 Jan 2019 04 Apr 2019 GBX 12.84
H2 Dividend 05 Jul 2018 04 Sep 2018 GBX 26.62 38.59
H1 Dividend 25 Jan 2018 04 Apr 2018 GBX 11.97
H2 Dividend 06 Jul 2017 01 Sep 2017 GBX 24.87 35.96
H1 Dividend 02 Feb 2017 04 Apr 2017 GBX 11.09
H2 Dividend 07 Jul 2016 02 Sep 2016 GBX 23.12 33.58
H1 Dividend 28 Jan 2016 01 Apr 2016 GBX 10.46
H2 Dividend 06 Aug 2015 02 Oct 2015 GBX 21.82 31.80

Pennon Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Tangible Assets 3,172 4,509 4,311
Intangible Assets 44 477 458
Investments 11 378 357
Total Fixed Assets 3,226 5,365 5,125
Stocks 5 29 25
Debtors 186 485 416
Cash & Equivalents 666 570 585
Other Assets 2,680 12 13
Total Assets 6,763 6,460 6,164
Liabilities (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Creditors within 1 year 184 511 626
Creditors after 1 year 4,110 4,269 3,899
Other Liabilities 756 0 0
Total Liabilities 5,050 4,780 4,525
Net assets 1,712 1,680 1,639
Equity (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Called up share capital 171 171 171
Share Premium 227 224 219
Profit / Loss 193 260 263
Other Equity 441 144 144
Preference & Minorities 0 298 298
Total Capital Employed 1,712 1,680 1,639
Ratios 2020 2019 2018
Debt Ratio 73.97 71.76 70.40
Debt-to-Equity 0.96 0.89 0.86
Net Gearing 64.84 65.18 63.91
Gross Gearing 74.68 74.00 73.41
Assets / Equity 3.95 3.85 3.76
Cash / Equity 38.89 33.91 35.71
EPS 47.70 51.10 48.00
Cash Flow (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Cash from operating activities 366 287 352
Cashflow before financing 43 -123 53
Increase in Cash 106 -37 29
Income (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Turnover 637 1,478 1,396
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 238 325 327
Pre-Tax profit 193 260 263
Profit / Loss for the year 171 171 171

Pennon Group Company Background

Sector Water
Activities Pennon Group plc is one of the largest environmental infrastructure FTSE 250 groups in the UK with assets of around £6.5 billion and a workforce of over 5,000 people. Over 60% of Pennon's shareholders are UK pensions, savings, charities, individuals and employees, with two thirds of South West Water's employees being shareholders. Pennon's purpose is bringing resources to life. We aim to protect the environment and provide an outstanding service to customers and communities, while creating value for our shareholders. Pennon is investing significantly in its UK water and waste infrastructure and estimates capital expenditure of c.£1.8 billion between 2015 and 2020, with £1.5 billion invested to date. The Group continues to generate robust operating cash flows, and has a strong liquidity and balance sheet position, underpinning a well established sector leading dividend policy. Viridor is a leading UK recycling and residual waste processing and transformation business providing services to more than 150 local authorities and major corporate clients as well as over 32,000 customers across the UK. The integrated water company of South West Water and Bournemouth Water provides water and wastewater services to a population of c.1.7 million in Cornwall, Devon and parts of Dorset and Somerset and water only services to c.0.5 million in parts of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.
Latest Interim Date 26 Nov 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 04 Jun 2020

Pennon Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
2006-08-01 Christopher Loughlin Chief Executive Officer
2015-02-01 Susan Jane Davy Finance Director
2015-04-01 Sir Thomas John Parker Non-Executive Chairman
2014-09-01 Neil Cooper Non-Executive Director
2018-09-01 Iain Richard Evans Non-Executive Director
2019-09-01 Claire Aimie Clara Ighodaro Non-Executive Director
2012-09-01 Gillian Ann Rider Non-Executive Director

Pennon Group Contact Details

Company Name Pennon Group
Company Address Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter EX2 7HR.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1392 446 688
Company Website http://www.pennon-group.co.uk/

Pennon Group Advisors

Auditor Name PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Auditor Address 31 Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5QD.
Auditor Website http://www.pwc.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0) 117 929 1500
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 Merrill Lynch International
Broker Address Merrill Lynch Financial Centre, 2 King Edward Street, London, EC1A 1HQ.
Broker Website http://www.ml.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7628 1000
Adviser Name n/a
Adviser Address n/a
Adviser Website n/a
Adviser Telephone n/a
Solicitor Name Allen & Overy LLP
Solicitor Address One Bishops Square, London E1 6AD.
Solicitor Website http://www.allenovery.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 3088 0000
Stockbroker Name Credit Suisse
Stockbroker Address One Cabot Square, London E14 4QJ.
Stockbroker Website http://www.credit-suisse.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 20 7888 1000