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Persimmon Fundamentals

Company Name Persimmon Last Updated 18 Mar 2019
Industry Personal & Household Goods Sector Household Goods & Home Construction
Shares in Issue (m) 317.59 Market Cap (£m) 7,253.74
PE Ratio 8.06 Div per Share (p) 235.00
Div Yield 10.29 Div Cover 1.21
EPS 283.30 EPS Growth (%) 11.10
PEG 0.73 DPS Growth (%) n/a
Debt Ratio 9.45 Debt Equity Ratio 0.23
Net Gearing 8.80 Gross Gearing 31.33
Asset Equity Ratio 1.46 Cash Equity Ratio 32.81
Quick Ratio 1.03 Current Ratio 3.75
Price To Book Value 2.27 ROCE 30.92

Persimmon Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 13 Jun 2019 02 Jul 2019 GBX 110.00 235.00
H1 Dividend 07 Mar 2019 29 Mar 2019 GBX 125.00
H2 Dividend 14 Jun 2018 02 Jul 2018 GBX 110.00 235.00
H1 Dividend 08 Mar 2018 29 Mar 2018 GBX 125.00
H2 Dividend 15 Jun 2017 03 Jul 2017 GBX 110.00 135.00
H1 Dividend 09 Mar 2017 31 Mar 2017 GBX 25.00
Special Dividend 03 Mar 2016 01 Apr 2016 GBX 110.00
Special Dividend 19 Mar 2015 02 Apr 2015 GBX 95.00
Special Dividend 04 Jun 2014 04 Jul 2014 GBX 70.00

Persimmon Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 58 53 43
Intangible Assets 193 203 214
Investments 185 287 226
Total Fixed Assets 436 542 483
Stocks 3,060 2,826 2,645
Debtors 92 86 104
Cash & Equivalents 1,048 1,303 913
Other Assets 16 0 0
Total Assets 4,652 4,757 4,145
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 1,124 1,199 1,015
Creditors after 1 year 333 357 393
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 1,457 1,555 1,407
Net assets 3,195 3,202 2,737
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 32 31 31
Share Premium 16 14 11
Profit / Loss 1,091 966 775
Other Equity 513 513 513
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 3,195 3,202 2,737
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 9.45 10.02 12.55
Debt-to-Equity 0.23 0.23 0.28
Net Gearing 8.80 5.31 11.92
Gross Gearing 31.33 32.69 33.95
Assets / Equity 1.46 1.49 1.51
Cash / Equity 32.81 40.69 33.35
EPS 283.30 255.00 203.00
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 654 824 698
Cashflow before financing 639 806 684
Increase in Cash -255 390 343
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 3,738 3,422 3,137
Cost of sales 2,558 2,351 2,265
Gross Profit 1,180 1,072 871
Operating Profit 1,083 955 771
Pre-Tax profit 1,091 966 775
Profit / Loss for the year 32 31 31

Persimmon Company Background

Sector Household Goods & Home Construction
Activities Persimmon plc is one of the UK's leading housebuilders. It concentrates on family housing with c.90% of our sales being traditional house types, with just under 50% of our private home sales at prices below £200,000 creating a large potential customer base. it has c.16,340 acres of strategic landholdings at 30 June 2017 and its success at converting this asset to land with planning permission means that c.49% of our consented landbank has been converted from its strategic land portfolio.
Latest Interim Date 21 Aug 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 26 Feb 2019

Persimmon Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jan 1999 Michael Peter Killoran Group Finance Director
13 Dec 2013 David Jenkinson Int Chief Executive
01 Jun 2018 Roger William Devlin Non-Executive Chairman
08 Jan 2013 Marion Jane Sears Non-Executive Director
04 Apr 2016 Nigel Gordon Mills Non-Executive Director
03 Apr 2017 Peter Simon Litherland Non-Executive Director
24 Jun 2015 Rachel Elizabeth Kentleton Non-Executive Director

Persimmon Contact Details

Company Name Persimmon
Company Address Persimmon House, Fulford, York YO19 4FE.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1904 642 199
Company Website http://corporate.persimmonhomes.com/

Persimmon Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 1 The Embankment, Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4DW.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)113 231 3000
Registrar Name Computershare Investor Service
Registrar Address The Pavillions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 1XZ.
Registrar Website http://www-uk.computershare.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 702 0010
Broker Name Citigroup Global Markets
Broker Address Citigroup Centre, 33 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5LB.
Broker Website http://www.citi.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7986 4000
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 Mayer Brown LLP
Solicitor Address 201 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3AF.
Solicitor Website http://www.mayerbrown.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 3130 3000
Stockbroker Name Merrill Lynch International
Stockbroker Address Merrill Lynch Financial Centre, 2 King Edward Street, London, EC1A 1HQ.
Stockbroker Website http://www.ml.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7628 1000