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SThree Fundamentals

Company Name SThree Last Updated 16 Oct 2019
Industry Industrials Sector Business Training & Employment Agencies
Shares in Issue (m) 132.05 Market Cap (£m) 342.00
PE Ratio 9.74 Div per Share (p) 14.50
Div Yield 5.75 Div Cover 1.79
EPS 26.60 EPS Growth (%) 23.72
PEG 0.41 DPS Growth (%) 3.57
Debt Ratio 1.52 Debt Equity Ratio 0.01
Net Gearing 57.69 Gross Gearing 71.79
Asset Equity Ratio 3.55 Cash Equity Ratio 50.01
Quick Ratio 1.32 Current Ratio 1.32
Price To Book Value 3.36 ROCE 45.52

SThree Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 31 Oct 2019 06 Dec 2019 GBX 5.10
H2 Dividend 25 Apr 2019 07 Jun 2019 GBX 9.80 14.50
H1 Dividend 01 Nov 2018 07 Dec 2018 GBX 4.70
H2 Dividend 26 Apr 2018 08 Jun 2018 GBX 9.30 14.00
H1 Dividend 02 Nov 2017 08 Dec 2017 GBX 4.70
H2 Dividend 04 May 2017 09 Jun 2017 GBX 9.30 14.00
H1 Dividend 03 Nov 2016 09 Dec 2016 GBX 4.70
H2 Dividend 28 Apr 2016 03 Jun 2016 GBX 9.30 14.00
H1 Dividend 05 Nov 2015 11 Dec 2015 GBX 4.70
H2 Dividend 30 Apr 2015 05 Jun 2015 GBX 9.30 14.00
H1 Dividend 06 Nov 2014 05 Dec 2014 GBX 4.70

SThree Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 7 7 7
Intangible Assets 10 11 12
Investments 5 6 3
Total Fixed Assets 21 24 22
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 286 227 189
Cash & Equivalents 51 21 16
Other Assets 3 2 5
Total Assets 360 274 231
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 257 191 155
Creditors after 1 year 2 2 1
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 259 193 156
Net assets 102 81 76
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 1 1 1
Share Premium 31 29 27
Profit / Loss 47 38 37
Other Equity -5 -9 -5
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 102 81 76
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 1.52 2.62 1.18
Debt-to-Equity 0.01 0.01 0.01
Net Gearing 57.69 62.69 60.52
Gross Gearing 71.79 70.50 67.31
Assets / Equity 3.55 3.39 3.06
Cash / Equity 50.01 26.44 20.76
EPS 26.60 21.50 21.20
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 16 29 34
Cashflow before financing 11 22 26
Increase in Cash 15 8 1
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 1,258 1,115 960
Cost of sales 937 827 701
Gross Profit 321 288 259
Operating Profit 48 38 38
Pre-Tax profit 47 38 37
Profit / Loss for the year 1 1 1

SThree Company Background

Sector Business Training & Employment Agencies
Activities SThree plc is a leading international specialist recruitment business, providing Permanent and Contract specialist staff to a diverse client base of over 9,000 clients. From its well-established position as a major player in the Information & Communications Technology sector, the Group has broadened the base of its operations to include businesses serving the Banking & Finance, Energy, Engineering and Life Sciences sectors. Since launching its original business, Computer Futures, in 1986, the Group has adopted a multi-brand strategy, establishing new operations to address growth opportunities. SThree brands include Progressive, Computer Futures, Huxley Associates and Real Staffing Group. The Group has circa 3,000 employees in sixteen countries.
Latest Interim Date 22 Jul 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 28 Jan 2019

SThree Directors

Appointed Director Position
18 Mar 2019 Mark John Craik Dorman Chief Executive Officer
07 May 2008 Alex Smith Chief Financial Officer
01 Oct 2017 James Daniel Bilefield Non-Executive Chairman
11 Sep 2017 Barrie Christopher Brien Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2016 Denise Rosemary Collis Non-Executive Director
01 Oct 2015 Anne Kathleen Fahy Non-Executive Director

SThree Contact Details

Company Name SThree
Company Address 2nd Floor, 41-44 Great Windmill Street, London W1D 7NB.
Company Telephone +44 (0)20 7292 3838
Company Website http://www.sthree.com/

SThree Advisors

Auditor Name PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Auditor Address 1 Embankment Place, London WC2N 6RH.
Auditor Website http://www.pwc.co.uk/
Auditor Telephone +44(0) 20 7583 5000
Registrar Name Capita Registrars
Registrar Address Northern House, Woodsome Park, Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 0LA.
Registrar Website http://www.capitaregistrars.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 162 3100
Broker Name UBS Investment Bank
Broker Address 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP.
Broker Website http://www.ibb.ubs.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7567 8000
Adviser Name UBS Investment Bank
Adviser Address 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP.
Adviser Website http://www.ibb.ubs.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7567 8000
Solicitor Name Linklaters LLP
Solicitor Address 1 Silk Street, London EC2Y 8HQ.
Solicitor Website http://www.linklaters.com/locations/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7456 2000
Stockbroker Name n/a
Stockbroker Address n/a
Stockbroker Website n/a
Stockbroker Telephone n/a