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Science Group Fundamentals

Company Name Science Group Last Updated 20 Sep 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Business Support Services
Shares in Issue (m) 41.13 Market Cap (£m) 78.96
PE Ratio 17.94 Div per Share (p) 4.60
Div Yield 2.40 Div Cover 2.33
EPS 10.70 EPS Growth (%) 38.96
PEG 0.46 DPS Growth (%) 4.55
Debt Ratio 26.30 Debt Equity Ratio 0.43
Net Gearing 17.10 Gross Gearing 45.65
Asset Equity Ratio 1.84 Cash Equity Ratio 52.54
Quick Ratio 1.67 Current Ratio 1.67
Price To Book Value 1.93 ROCE 8.76

Science Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
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) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 23 24 24
Intangible Assets 19 21 9
Investments 0 0 1
Total Fixed Assets 42 45 34
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 10 11 8
Cash & Equivalents 22 20 26
Other Assets 2 1 1
Total Assets 75 77 68
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 20 22 16
Creditors after 1 year 15 17 16
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 34 39 32
Net assets 41 38 36
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 8 8 8
Profit / Loss 5 4 3
Other Equity 11 10 9
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 41 38 36
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 26.30 30.79 30.87
Debt-to-Equity 0.43 0.43 0.50
Net Gearing 17.10 24.77 9.22
Gross Gearing 45.65 50.74 47.28
Assets / Equity 1.84 2.03 1.90
Cash / Equity 52.54 52.71 72.21
EPS 10.70 7.70 6.80
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 6 8 12
Cashflow before financing 5 -3 9
Increase in Cash 2 -5 11
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 49 41 37
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 5 4 3
Pre-Tax profit 5 4 3
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 05 Mar 2019

Science Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
15 Apr 2010 Martyn Roy Ratcliffe Executive Chairman
27 Jan 2014 Rebecca Anne Hemsted 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

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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