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Property Franchise Group The Fundamentals

Company Name Property Franchise Group Last Updated 02 Jul 2020
Industry Financials Sector Real Estate Services
Shares in Issue (m) 25.82 Market Cap (£m) 45.19
PE Ratio 14.00 Div per Share () 2.60
Div Yield 1.49 Div Cover 4.81
EPS 12.50 EPS Growth (%) -6.02
PEG -2.33 DPS Growth (%) -69.05
Debt Ratio 6.33 Debt Equity Ratio 0.30
Net Gearing -0.83 Gross Gearing 18.19
Asset Equity Ratio 1.22 Cash Equity Ratio 23.25
Quick Ratio 2.06 Current Ratio 2.06
Price To Book Value 2.62 ROCE 21.66

Property Franchise Group The Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 19 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2019 GBX 2.60
H2 Dividend 18 Apr 2019 28 May 2019 GBX 6.00 8.40
H1 Dividend 20 Sep 2018 03 Oct 2018 GBX 2.40
H2 Dividend 19 Apr 2018 21 May 2018 GBX 5.40 7.50
H1 Dividend 21 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017 GBX 2.10
H2 Dividend 20 Apr 2017 11 May 2017 GBX 4.50 6.50
H1 Dividend 22 Sep 2016 07 Oct 2016 GBX 2.00
H2 Dividend 21 Apr 2016 16 May 2016 GBX 4.10 5.90
H1 Dividend 17 Sep 2015 30 Sep 2015 GBX 1.80

Property Franchise Group The Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 0 0 0
Intangible Assets 15 15 16
Investments 1 0 0
Total Fixed Assets 16 16 16
Stocks 0 0 0
Debtors 1 1 1
Cash & Equivalents 4 4 3
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 21 21 20
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 3 3 3
Creditors after 1 year 1 2 3
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 4 5 6
Net assets 17 16 14
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 0 0 0
Share Premium 4 4 7
Profit / Loss 4 4 4
Other Equity 4 3 -0
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 17 16 14
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 6.33 11.64 17.69
Debt-to-Equity 0.30 0.41 0.53
Net Gearing -0.83 6.01 15.80
Gross Gearing 18.19 24.53 28.76
Assets / Equity 1.22 1.33 1.40
Cash / Equity 23.25 24.53 18.19
EPS 12.50 13.30 14.20
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 5 4 4
Cashflow before financing 4 4 3
Increase in Cash 0 1 1
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 11 11 10
Cost of sales 1 1 1
Gross Profit 10 10 9
Operating Profit 4 4 4
Pre-Tax profit 4 4 4
Profit / Loss for the year 0 0 0

Property Franchise Group The Company Background

Sector Real Estate Services
Activities Property Franchise Group plc (formerly MartinCo Group plc) is one of the largest property franchises in the UK. The Company was founded in 1986 and has since grown a diverse portfolio of six brands operating throughout the UK, comprising longstanding high-street brands and a hybrid, no sale no fee agency. The PLC and its brands have won multiple awards, including the Trustpilot 'most trusted' award for the EweMove franchise (2018) and bronze at the 2018 Property Academy's awards for best national lettings and best national sales agency. The Property Franchise Group's brands include: Martin & Co: a national lettings focused brand; EweMove: a national, digitally enabled, hybrid sales and lettings brand; CJ Hole: a full-service estate agency serving the West Country for 151 years; Ellis & Co: a full-service estate agency serving London for 168 years; Parkers: a full-service estate agency serving the M4 corridor for 70 years; Whitegates: a full-service estate agency serving the Midlands and North of England for 40 years.
Latest Interim Date 10 Sep 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 31 Mar 2020

Property Franchise Group The Directors

Appointed Director Position
2020-04-30 Gareth Meirion Samples Chief Executive Officer
2013-10-07 David Arthur Raggett Finance Director
2013-10-07 Richard Wilson Martin Non-Executive Chairman
2015-05-13 Philip James Crooks Non-Executive Director
2013-12-17 Paul Martin James Latham Non-Executive Director

Property Franchise Group The Contact Details

Company Name Property Franchise Group
Company Address 2 St Stephens Court, St Stephens Road, Bournemouth BH2 6LA.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1202 292829
Company Website http://www.propertyfranchise.co.uk/

Property Franchise Group The Advisors

Auditor Name RSM Tenon Audit
Auditor Address 66 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2SB.
Auditor Website http://www.rsmbentleyjennison.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)207 467 4000
Registrar Name Computershare Investor Service
Registrar Address The Pavillions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 1XZ.
Registrar Website http://www-uk.computershare.com/
Registrar Telephone 0870 702 0010
Broker Name Cenkos Securities Limited
Broker Address 6.7.8. Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS.
Broker Website http://www.cenkos.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Adviser Name Cenkos Securities Limited
Adviser Address 6.7.8. Tokenhouse Yard, London EC2R 7AS.
Adviser Website http://www.cenkos.com/
Adviser Telephone +44 (0)20 7397 8900
Solicitor Name Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP
Solicitor Address 35 Vine Street, London EC3N 2AA.
Solicitor Website http://www.ffw.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7861 4000
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