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Pennon Group Fundamentals

Company Name Pennon Group Last Updated 18 Sep 2019
Industry Utilities Sector Water
Shares in Issue (m) 420.60 Market Cap (£m) 3,291.63
PE Ratio 15.32 Div per Share (p) 41.06
Div Yield 5.25 Div Cover 1.24
EPS 51.10 EPS Growth (%) 6.46
PEG 2.37 DPS Growth (%) 6.40
Debt Ratio 71.76 Debt Equity Ratio 0.89
Net Gearing 65.18 Gross Gearing 74.00
Asset Equity Ratio 3.85 Cash Equity Ratio 33.91
Quick Ratio 2.09 Current Ratio 2.14
Price To Book Value 1.96 ROCE 4.38

Pennon Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
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
H1 Dividend 29 Jan 2015 02 Apr 2015 GBX 9.98
H2 Dividend 06 Aug 2014 03 Oct 2014 GBX 20.92 30.31

Pennon Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 4,509 4,311 4,103
Intangible Assets 477 458 452
Investments 378 357 382
Total Fixed Assets 5,365 5,125 4,937
Stocks 29 25 21
Debtors 485 416 341
Cash & Equivalents 570 585 598
Other Assets 12 13 14
Total Assets 6,460 6,164 5,911
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 511 626 520
Creditors after 1 year 4,269 3,899 3,882
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 4,780 4,525 4,402
Net assets 1,680 1,639 1,509
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 171 171 168
Share Premium 224 219 217
Profit / Loss 260 263 211
Other Equity 144 144 144
Preference & Minorities 298 298 295
Total Capital Employed 1,680 1,639 1,509
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 71.76 70.40 72.01
Debt-to-Equity 0.89 0.86 0.88
Net Gearing 65.18 63.91 64.35
Gross Gearing 74.00 73.41 74.47
Assets / Equity 3.85 3.76 3.92
Cash / Equity 33.91 35.71 39.63
EPS 51.10 48.00 39.80
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 287 352 319
Cashflow before financing -123 53 -12
Increase in Cash -37 29 -31
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 1,478 1,396 1,353
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 325 327 294
Pre-Tax profit 260 263 211
Profit / Loss for the year 171 171 168

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 27 Nov 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 30 May 2019

Pennon Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Aug 2006 Christopher Loughlin Chief Executive Officer
01 Feb 2015 Susan Jane Davy Finance Director
01 Apr 2015 Sir Thomas John Parker Non-Executive Chairman
01 Sep 2014 Neil Cooper Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2012 Gillian Ann Rider Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2018 Iain Richard Evans 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