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Severn Trent Fundamentals

Company Name Severn Trent Last Updated 20 Feb 2020
Industry Utilities Sector Water
Shares in Issue (m) 237.95 Market Cap (£m) 6,415.16
PE Ratio 20.21 Div per Share (p) 93.37
Div Yield 3.56 Div Cover 1.39
EPS 133.40 EPS Growth (%) 23.75
PEG 0.85 DPS Growth (%) 7.88
Debt Ratio 87.71 Debt Equity Ratio 0.92
Net Gearing 88.19 Gross Gearing 88.59
Asset Equity Ratio 8.77 Cash Equity Ratio 3.52
Quick Ratio 0.75 Current Ratio 0.78
Price To Book Value 5.51 ROCE 4.06

Severn Trent Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 28 Nov 2019 03 Jan 2020 GBX 40.03
H2 Dividend 13 Jun 2019 19 Jul 2019 GBX 56.02 93.37
H1 Dividend 29 Nov 2018 04 Jan 2019 GBX 37.35
H2 Dividend 14 Jun 2018 20 Jul 2018 GBX 51.92 86.55
H1 Dividend 30 Nov 2017 05 Jan 2018 GBX 34.63
H2 Dividend 15 Jun 2017 21 Jul 2017 GBX 48.90 81.50
H1 Dividend 01 Dec 2016 06 Jan 2017 GBX 32.60
H2 Dividend 16 Jun 2016 22 Jul 2016 GBX 48.40 80.66
H1 Dividend 03 Dec 2015 08 Jan 2016 GBX 32.26
H2 Dividend 18 Jun 2015 24 Jul 2015 GBX 50.94 84.90

Severn Trent Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 9,086 8,472 8,116
Intangible Assets 215 151 162
Investments 328 273 172
Total Fixed Assets 9,629 8,896 8,451
Stocks 21 19 16
Debtors 514 456 518
Cash & Equivalents 41 51 45
Other Assets 0 0 7
Total Assets 10,204 9,422 9,037
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 735 821 1,029
Creditors after 1 year 8,305 7,608 7,084
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 9,040 8,428 8,113
Net assets 1,164 994 923
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 236 235 235
Share Premium 128 118 113
Profit / Loss 385 302 336
Other Equity 93 93 122
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 1,164 994 923
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 87.71 88.45 88.47
Debt-to-Equity 0.92 0.90 0.87
Net Gearing 88.19 88.91 89.29
Gross Gearing 88.59 89.45 89.78
Assets / Equity 8.77 9.48 9.79
Cash / Equity 3.52 5.14 4.83
EPS 133.40 107.80 145.90
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 805 767 829
Cashflow before financing -21 181 128
Increase in Cash 1 -5 -15
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 1,767 1,694 1,819
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross Profit 0 0 0
Operating Profit 563 528 544
Pre-Tax profit 385 302 336
Profit / Loss for the year 236 235 235

Severn Trent Company Background

Sector Water
Activities Severn Trent Water is the group's regulated water business. It provides essential water and sewerage services to around three million households and businesses in England and Wales. It also provides products and services to business customers in its region. Biffa is one of the UK's largest integrated waste management businesses, providing collection, landfill and special waste services to local authorities and industrial/commercial clients. Severn Trent Laboratories, the major business within the Services Group, is the largest environmental testing company in the world, providing environmental analysis services in the US and UK. The water purification business delivers disinfection and filtration products to municipal and industrial customers principally in the USA. The Operating Services division handles operating and maintenance contracts for customers in the US. Contract operations, pipeline services and metering services are provided. Severn Trent Water International provides a range of management and consultancy services in Europe and the developing world. Severn Trent Systems' main brand Aseriti supplies IT solutions and services for the private, public and utility sectors in the UK, USA and Australia. Worksuite, the work management business of the Systems Group, is a wholly owned subsidiary. Its market is in the UK and primarily North America, where it enjoys a leadership position. Severn Trent Property develops facilities in the UK primarily for the distribution, retail and industrial sectors. Charles Haswell and Partners offers consultancy services in a wide range of engineering and environmental disciplines. Derwent Insurance, based in Guernsey, provides insurance cover to Severn Trent group companies.
Latest Interim Date 21 Nov 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 21 May 2019

Severn Trent Directors

Appointed Director Position
11 Apr 2014 Olivia Ruth Garfield Chief Executive
01 Apr 2015 James Nicholas Bowling Chief Financial Officer
10 May 2010 Andrew James Duff Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jan 2020 Christine Mary Hodgson Non-Executive Director
01 Jun 2016 Kevin Stanley Beeston Non-Executive Director
23 May 2014 John Bernard Coghlan Non-Executive Director
20 Jul 2016 Dominique Jacqueline Nicole Reiniche Non-Executive Director
31 Mar 2014 Philip John Remnant Non-Executive Director
24 Jan 2014 Dr Angela Rosemary Emily Strank Non-Executive Director

Severn Trent Contact Details

Company Name Severn Trent
Company Address 2297 Coventry Road, Birmingham B26 3PU.
Company Telephone 0121 722 4000
Company Website http://www.severn-trent.com/

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