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SCS Group Fundamentals

Company Name SCS Group Last Updated 10 Aug 2020
Industry Consumer Services Sector Home Improvement Retailers
Shares in Issue (m) 40.01 Market Cap (£m) 69.22
PE Ratio 6.07 Div per Share (p) 16.70
Div Yield 6.47 Div Cover 2.54
EPS 28.50 EPS Growth (%) 6.34
PEG 0.96 DPS Growth (%) 3.09
Debt Ratio 13.80 Debt Equity Ratio 0.11
Net Gearing 7.18 Gross Gearing 60.41
Asset Equity Ratio 2.53 Cash Equity Ratio 134.43
Quick Ratio 1.13 Current Ratio 1.46
Price To Book Value 1.61 ROCE 28.66

SCS Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
5.5p Cancelled 16 Apr 2020 07 May 2020 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 07 Nov 2019 02 Dec 2019 GBX 11.20 16.70
H1 Dividend 18 Apr 2019 09 May 2019 GBX 5.50
H2 Dividend 01 Nov 2018 26 Nov 2018 GBX 10.90 16.20
H1 Dividend 19 Apr 2018 10 May 2018 GBX 5.30
H2 Dividend 02 Nov 2017 27 Nov 2017 GBX 9.80 14.70
H1 Dividend 20 Apr 2017 11 May 2017 GBX 4.90
H2 Dividend 03 Nov 2016 28 Nov 2016 GBX 9.83 14.50
H1 Dividend 05 May 2016 27 May 2016 GBX 4.67
H2 Dividend 05 Nov 2015 06 Nov 2015 GBX 11.20 14.00

SCS Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 21 21 24
Intangible Assets 2 1 1
Investments 0 0 0
Total Fixed Assets 23 23 25
Stocks 19 22 22
Debtors 9 9 10
Cash & Equivalents 58 48 40
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 108 101 97
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 59 56 56
Creditors after 1 year 7 8 8
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 65 64 64
Net assets 43 37 33
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 0 0 0
Profit / Loss 14 13 12
Other Equity 25 25 26
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 43 37 33
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 13.80 17.01 18.73
Debt-to-Equity 0.11 0.12 0.12
Net Gearing 7.18 15.52 24.22
Gross Gearing 60.41 63.13 65.64
Assets / Equity 2.53 2.71 2.91
Cash / Equity 134.43 129.11 120.58
EPS 28.50 26.80 23.50
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 21 18 29
Cashflow before financing 16 15 24
Increase in Cash 10 8 18
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 317 337 333
Cost of sales 168 180 179
Gross Profit 150 157 154
Operating Profit 14 13 12
Pre-Tax profit 14 13 12
Profit / Loss for the year 0 0 0

SCS Group Company Background

Sector Home Improvement Retailers
Activities ScS Group plc is one of the UK's largest retailers of upholstered furniture and floorings, promoting itself as the Sofa Carpet Specialist, seeking to offer value and choice through a wide range of upholstered furniture and flooring products. The Group's product range is designed to appeal to a broad customer base with a mid-market priced offering and is currently traded from 99 stores. The Group's upholstered furniture business specialises primarily in fabric and leather sofas and chairs. ScS sells a range of branded products which are not sold under registered trademarks and a range of branded products which are sold under registered trademarks owned by ScS (such as Endurance and SiSi Italia). The Group also offers a range of third party brands (which include La-Z-Boy and G Plan). The Group's flooring business includes carpets, as well as laminate and vinyl flooring.
Latest Interim Date 20 Mar 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 01 Oct 2019

SCS Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
2014-10-28 David Knight Chief Executive Officer
2016-05-06 Christopher James Russell Muir Chief Financial Officer
2015-01-09 Alan Frank Smith Non-Executive Chairman
2019-05-16 Angela Lesley Spindler Non-Executive Director
2015-01-09 Ronald Thomas McMillan Non-Executive Director
2015-07-09 George Mills Bramston Adams Non-Executive Director

SCS Group Contact Details

Company Name SCS Group
Company Address 45-49 Villiers Street, Sunderland SR1 1HA.
Company Telephone +44 (0)191 514 6000
Company Website http://www.scs.co.uk/

SCS Group Advisors

Auditor Name PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Auditor Address Benson House, 33 Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 4JP.
Auditor Website http://www.pwc.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)113 289 4000
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 Investec Securities
Broker Address 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP.
Broker Website http://www.investec.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)207 597 4000
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Adviser Address n/a
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Solicitor Name DLA Piper UK LLP
Solicitor Address 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE.
Solicitor Website http://www.dlapiper.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0) 8700 111 111
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