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Share Price:
Down 318.00p
Change Today:
-11.50p
Market Cap:
1,307.03m
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 25.55 34.20 33.76 29.38 27.01
Operating Profit/(Loss) 22.48 31.23 30.89 20.30 19.11
Net Interest (0.09) (0.25) (0.45) (0.31) n/a
Profit Before Tax 22.39 30.97 30.44 19.99 19.11
Profit After Tax 21.07 28.82 28.73 18.15 18.06
Total Dividend Paid n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year 21.07 28.82 28.73 18.15 18.06
Earnings per Share - Basic 5.12p 7.00p 6.94p 4.37p 4.34p
Earnings per Share - Diluted 5.12p 7.00p 6.94p 4.37p 4.34p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 5.12p 7.00p 6.94p 4.37p 4.34p
Dividend per Share 6.50p 6.47p 6.28p 4.35p 4.17p
  (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 1,200.66 1,108.70 938.83 1,011.11 862.75
  1,200.66 1,108.70 938.83 1,011.11 862.75
Current Assets          
Stocks n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Debtors 5.81 5.13 6.41 5.93 3.56
Cash at Bank & in Hand 7.07 9.49 4.43 4.13 4.00
Other Current Assets n/a n/a n/a 17.81 7.67
           
Other Assets 8.10 18.61 8.52 n/a n/a
Total Assets 1,221.64 1,141.93 958.17 1,038.98 877.97
           
Liabilities          
Creditors: Amount Due Within 1 Year 1.36 1.37 2.86 8.93 2.62
Net Current Assets 19.62 31.86 16.48 18.93 12.60
           
Creditors: Amount Due Over 1 Year n/a n/a n/a n/a 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 1.36 1.37 2.86 8.93 2.62
           
Net Assets 1,220.29 1,140.56 955.31 1,030.05 875.35
           
Capital & Reserves          
Called Up Share Capital 10.41 10.41 10.41 10.41 10.41
Share Premium Account 58.62 58.62 58.62 58.62 58.62
Other Reserves 1,127.74 1,042.42 849.46 934.87 781.00
Profit & Loss Account 23.52 29.11 36.83 26.16 25.32
Shareholders Funds 1,220.29 1,140.56 955.31 1,030.05 875.35
           
Minority Interests n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Capital Employed 1,220.29 1,140.56 955.31 1,030.05 875.35
Cash Flow 31-Dec-20 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16
Net Cash Flow From Operating Activities n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
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 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Acquisitions & Disposals n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Equity Dividends Paid n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Management of Liquid Resources n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Financing n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Net Increase/Decrease In Cash n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ratios 31-Dec-20 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16
PE Ratio 55.9 37.1 29.8 51.9 42.3
PEG n/a 37.1 0.5 51.9 1.5
EPS Growth -27% 1% 59% 1% 29%
Dividend Yield 2.3% 2.5% 3.0% 1.9% 2.3%
Dividend Cover 0.79 1.08 1.11 1.00 1.04
Dividend per Share Growth 0.46% 3.03% 44.37% 4.32% 25.23%
Operating Cashflow Per Share n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Pre-tax Profit per Share 5.45p 7.54p 7.41p 4.86p 4.65p
Cash Increase / Decrease per Share n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Turnover per Share 6.22p 8.32p 8.21p 7.15p 6.57p
Net Asset Value per Share 296.89p 277.50p 232.43p 250.61p 212.97p
Operating Margin 87.99% 91.30% 91.48% 69.09% 70.75%
ROCE n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Net Gearing n/a n/a n/a 0.47% n/a

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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.