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Science Group Fundamentals

Company Name Science Group Last Updated 22 May 2020
Industry Industrials Sector Business Support Services
Shares in Issue (m) 41.55 Market Cap (£m) 85.19
PE Ratio -45.56 Div per Share (p) 4.60
Div Yield 2.24 Div Cover 0.00
EPS -4.50 EPS Growth (%) -142.06
PEG 0.32 DPS Growth (%) 0.00
Debt Ratio 37.21 Debt Equity Ratio 0.48
Net Gearing 36.30 Gross Gearing 55.31
Asset Equity Ratio 2.24 Cash Equity Ratio 42.54
Quick Ratio 1.12 Current Ratio 1.21
Price To Book Value 2.35 ROCE -2.79

Science Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 21 May 2020 12 Jun 2020 GBX 4.60 4.60
H2 Dividend 25 Apr 2019 17 May 2019 GBX 4.60 4.60
H2 Dividend 19 Apr 2018 11 May 2018 GBX 4.40 4.40
H2 Dividend 18 May 2017 09 Jun 2017 GBX 4.20 4.20
H2 Dividend 19 May 2016 10 Jun 2016 GBX 4.00 4.00
H2 Dividend 21 May 2015 12 Jun 2015 GBX 4.00 4.00

Science Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 26 23 24
Intangible Assets 27 19 21
Investments 0 0 0
Total Fixed Assets 53 42 45
Stocks 2 0 0
Debtors 10 10 11
Cash & Equivalents 15 22 20
Other Assets 0 2 1
Total Assets 81 75 77
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 23 20 22
Creditors after 1 year 22 15 17
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 45 34 39
Net assets 36 41 38
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 8 8 8
Profit / Loss -2 5 4
Other Equity 14 11 10
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 36 41 38
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 37.21 26.30 30.79
Debt-to-Equity 0.48 0.43 0.43
Net Gearing 36.30 17.10 24.77
Gross Gearing 55.31 45.65 50.74
Assets / Equity 2.24 1.84 2.03
Cash / Equity 42.54 52.54 52.71
EPS -4.50 10.70 7.70
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 5 6 8
Cashflow before financing 1 5 -3
Increase in Cash -7 2 -5
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 57 49 41
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit -0 5 4
Pre-Tax profit -2 5 4
Profit / Loss for the year 0 0 0

Science Group Company Background

Sector Business Support Services
Activities Science Group plc (formerly Sagentia Group plc) together with its subsidiaries is an international consultancy providing applied science, product development, technology advisory and regulatory services to a client base in medical, food & beverage and commercial markets. The strategy and structure of the Group is evolving around three main axes of Service Offering, Market Sector and Geography. Science Group has four primary Service Offerings: Applied Science; Product Development; Technology Advisory; and Regulatory Services. Organic growth opportunities arise from marketing these services into Vertical Market Sectors (Medical, Food & Beverage and Commercial) and Geographies (North America, Continental Europe, UK and Rest of World).
Latest Interim Date 24 Jul 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 03 Mar 2020

Science Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
15 Apr 2010 Martyn Roy Ratcliffe Executive Chairman
27 Jan 2014 Rebecca Anne Archer Finance Director
24 Apr 2019 Daniel Robert Morgan Edwards Managing Director
15 Apr 2010 David John Courtley Non-Executive Director
11 Oct 2012 Michael Julian Lacey-Solymar Non-Executive Director
01 Jun 2020 Peter Michael Bertram Non-Executive Director

Science Group Contact Details

Company Name Science Group
Company Address Harston Mill, Harston, Cambridge CB22 7GG.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1223 875200
Company Website http://www.sciencegroup.com/

Science Group Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 1 Canada Square, London E14 5AG.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7694 2011
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 Numis Securities
Broker Address The London Stock Exchange Building, 10 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LT.
Broker Website http://www.numiscorp.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7260 1000
Adviser Name Numis Securities
Adviser Address The London Stock Exchange Building, 10 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LT.
Adviser Website http://www.numiscorp.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7260 1000
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