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Share Price:
1,546.00p
Change Today:
0.000p
Market Cap:
1,370.89m
Sector:
Equity Investment Instruments

Fundamentals

  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Income Statement 31-Dec-20 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16
Turnover 15.66 42.48 46.26 43.68 39.07
Operating Profit/(Loss) 12.21 38.45 41.75 39.31 35.27
Net Interest (0.30) (0.35) (0.30) (0.25) (0.25)
Profit Before Tax 11.91 38.10 41.45 39.06 35.02
Profit After Tax 11.86 38.10 41.45 39.06 34.98
Total Dividend Paid n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year 11.86 38.10 41.45 39.06 n/a
Earnings per Share - Basic 13.28p 42.26p 45.30p 41.59p 36.93p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 13.28p 42.26p 45.30p 41.59p 36.93p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 13.28p 42.26p 45.30p 41.59p 36.93p
Dividend per Share 33.30p 32.00p 30.25p 28.80p 27.35p
  (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions) (Millions)
Balance Sheet 31-Dec-20 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16
Fixed Assets          
Intangible Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tangible Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Fixed Investments 1,218.07 1,416.68 1,168.17 1,440.50 1,253.25
  1,218.07 1,416.68 1,168.17 1,440.50 1,253.25
Current Assets          
Stocks n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Debtors 0.97 2.81 3.23 3.65 n/a
Cash at Bank & in Hand 2.96 0.19 0.06 0.29 0.24
Other Current Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
           
Other Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Assets 1,222.00 1,419.67 1,171.45 1,444.44 1,256.37
           
Liabilities          
Creditors: Amount Due Within 1 Year 1.23 13.87 0.31 0.20 36.14
Net Current Assets 2.70 (10.88) 2.98 3.74 n/a
           
Creditors: Amount Due Over 1 Year 72.84 n/a 17.41 8.60 n/a
Provisions for Liabilities & Charges n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Liabilities n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities 74.07 13.87 17.72 8.80 36.14
           
Net Assets 1,147.93 1,405.80 1,153.74 1,435.64 1,220.23
           
Capital & Reserves          
Called Up Share Capital 0.89 0.90 0.91 0.93 0.94
Share Premium Account n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Reserves 1,076.33 1,313.47 1,064.67 1,354.79 1,149.64
Profit & Loss Account 70.72 91.44 88.16 79.92 69.65
Shareholders Funds 1,147.93 1,405.80 1,153.74 1,435.64 1,220.23
           
Minority Interests n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Capital Employed 1,147.93 1,405.80 1,153.74 1,435.64 1,220.23
Cash Flow 31-Dec-20 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16
Net Cash Flow From Operating Activities 8.57 33.61 38.96 32.50 35.09
Returns On Investment & Servicing of Finance n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Taxation Paid n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Capital Expenditure (25.41) 18.73 18.70 42.24 (29.98)
Acquisitions & Disposals n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Equity Dividends Paid n/a n/a (33.21) (28.79) n/a
Management of Liquid Resources n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Financing 19.61 (52.21) (24.68) (45.90) (5.89)
Net Increase/Decrease In Cash 2.78 0.13 (0.23) 0.05 (0.78)
Ratios 31-Dec-20 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16
PE Ratio 94.0 36.4 25.1 31.9 30.0
PEG n/a n/a 2.8 2.5 6.0
EPS Growth -69% -7% 9% 13% 5%
Dividend Yield 2.7% 2.1% 2.7% 2.2% 2.5%
Dividend Cover 0.40 1.32 1.50 1.44 1.35
Dividend per Share Growth 4.06% 5.79% 5.03% 5.30% 5.19%
Operating Cashflow Per Share 9.66p 37.91p 43.94p 36.65p 37.04p
Pre-tax Profit per Share 13.43p 42.97p 46.74p 44.05p 36.97p
Cash Increase / Decrease per Share 3.13p 0.14p (0.26p) 0.056p (0.82p)
Turnover per Share 17.66p 47.90p 52.17p 49.26p 41.24p
Net Asset Value per Share 1,294.57p 1,585.37p 1,301.11p 1,619.03p 1,288.11p
Operating Margin 77.98% 90.53% 90.25% 90.00% 90.28%
ROCE n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Net Gearing 6.19% 0.97% 1.53% 0.59% 2.94%

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Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.