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Unite Group Fundamentals

Company Name Unite Group Last Updated 16 Jul 2019
Industry Financials Sector Hotel & Lodging REITs
Shares in Issue (m) 290.31 Market Cap (£m) 2,996.05
PE Ratio 11.37 Div per Share (p) 29.00
Div Yield 2.81 Div Cover 3.13
EPS 90.80 EPS Growth (%) -4.72
PEG -2.41 DPS Growth (%) 27.75
Debt Ratio 22.33 Debt Equity Ratio 0.80
Net Gearing 22.01 Gross Gearing 26.35
Asset Equity Ratio 1.36 Cash Equity Ratio 5.89
Quick Ratio 1.44 Current Ratio 1.50
Price To Book Value 1.43 ROCE 9.10

Unite Group Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 11 Apr 2019 17 May 2019 GBX 19.50 29.00
H1 Dividend 20 Sep 2018 02 Nov 2018 GBX 9.50
H2 Dividend 12 Apr 2018 18 May 2018 GBX 15.40 22.70
H1 Dividend 05 Oct 2017 03 Nov 2017 GBX 7.30
H2 Dividend 20 Apr 2017 19 May 2017 GBX 12.00 18.00
H1 Dividend 06 Oct 2016 04 Nov 2016 GBX 6.00
H2 Dividend 21 Apr 2016 20 May 2016 GBX 9.50 15.00
H1 Dividend 08 Oct 2015 06 Nov 2015 GBX 5.50
H2 Dividend 23 Apr 2015 19 May 2015 GBX 9.00 11.20
H1 Dividend 08 Oct 2014 07 Nov 2014 GBX 2.20

Unite Group Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Tangible Assets 0 0 0
Intangible Assets 0 0 0
Investments 2,629 2,293 1,969
Total Fixed Assets 2,629 2,293 1,969
Stocks 9 5 3
Debtors 88 83 78
Cash & Equivalents 124 51 43
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 2,850 2,432 2,092
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Creditors within 1 year 147 158 127
Creditors after 1 year 603 520 490
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 751 677 617
Net assets 2,099 1,754 1,476
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Called up share capital 66 60 56
Share Premium 741 580 494
Profit / Loss 246 229 201
Other Equity 42 38 35
Preference & Minorities 26 25 24
Total Capital Employed 2,099 1,754 1,476
Ratios 2018 2017 2016
Debt Ratio 22.33 22.86 24.91
Debt-to-Equity 0.80 0.77 0.79
Net Gearing 22.01 25.75 27.44
Gross Gearing 26.35 27.86 29.48
Assets / Equity 1.36 1.39 1.42
Cash / Equity 5.89 2.92 2.89
EPS 90.80 95.30 101.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 64 58 70
Cashflow before financing -85 -33 83
Increase in Cash 72 9 16
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 128 119 121
Cost of sales 40 41 45
Gross Profit 88 78 76
Operating Profit 164 155 128
Pre-Tax profit 246 229 201
Profit / Loss for the year 66 60 56

Unite Group Company Background

Sector Hotel & Lodging REITs
Activities Unite Group plc is the UK's largest and most established manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation. It provides a home for around 50,000 students, in more than 140 properties, across 28 leading university cities in England and Scotland. Unite works in partnership with more than 60 Higher Education institutions and also lets rooms directly to students. Unite's purpose is to provide a home to its culturally diverse customers, offering them a strong foundation for academic and personal success. The accommodation is high quality, safe and close to university campuses, transport links and local amenities. Students live in ensuite study bedrooms with rents covering all bills, insurance, 24-hour security, fortnightly cleaning of communal kitchens and bathrooms and high-speed Wi-Fi.
Latest Interim Date 24 Jul 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 27 Feb 2019

Unite Group Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jan 2012 Richard Sauvan Smith Chief Executive Officer
02 Jan 2008 Joseph Julian Lister Chief Financial Officer
21 Jan 2009 Philip Michael White Non-Executive Chairman
01 Sep 2018 Richard John Akers Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2018 Ilaria Jane del Beato Non-Executive Director
01 Feb 2014 Elizabeth McMeikan Non-Executive Director
21 Sep 2017 Ross John Paterson Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2010 Sir Robert James Timothy Wilson Non-Executive Director

Unite Group Contact Details

Company Name Unite Group
Company Address The Core, 40 St Thomas Street, Bristol BS1 6JX.
Company Telephone +44 (0)117 302 7081
Company Website http://www.unite-group.co.uk/

Unite Group Advisors

Auditor Name Deloitte & Touche LLP
Auditor Address 2 New Street Square, London EC4A 3BZ.
Auditor Website http://www.deloitte.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)20 7936 3000
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 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
Solicitor Name n/a
Solicitor Address n/a
Solicitor Website n/a
Solicitor Telephone n/a
Stockbroker Name JPMorgan Cazenove
Stockbroker Address 20 Moorgate, London EC2R 6DA.
Stockbroker Website http://www.jpmorgancazenove.com/
Stockbroker Telephone +44 (0)20 7588 2828