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VP. 710p -9.8  -1.4%
2:09pm 0.500k

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Last ex-div: 3rd Dec, paid: 8th Jan more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the six months ended 30 September 2015, Vp plc revenues increased 4% to L105.1M. Net income increased 6% to L13M. Revenues reflect Hire Station segment increase of 9% to L39.2M, Torrent Trackside segment increase of 21% to L15.7M, Groundforce segment increase of 9% to L24.5M. Net income benefited from Hire Station segment income increase of 27% to L6.1M, Groundforce segment income increase of 12% to L5.6M, UK Forks segment income increase of 25% to L2.9M. more »

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Broker Forecasts
31st Mar 2016
31st Mar 2017

Price Target: 8.07
(+12.11% above Price)
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Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 0 0 1 1

Named Brokers and Analysts
WH Ireland Nicholas Spoliar , Peel Hunt Andrew Nussey , Edison Investment Research , Equity Development Paul Hill , N+1 Singer James Tetley , Cantor Fitzgerald Europe ,

Profile Summary

Vp plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in equipment rental and offering associated services. The Company operates through six segments: Hire Station, Torrent Trackside, UK Forks, Groundforce, Airpac Bukom and TPA. The Hire Station segment is a provider of small tools, climate, lifting, safety, survey and press fitting equipment. The Torrent Trackside segment is a supplier of rail infrastructure portable plant and related trackside services. The UK Forks segment is a hirer of telescopic handlers and associated equipment. The Groundforce segment is a rental provider of excavation support, piling, pipe stoppers, air pressure testing, pumps, trenchless technology and temporary bridges. The Airpac Bukom segment provides specialist compressed air and steam generation services. The TPA segment supplies temporary access solutions, including equipment rental and installation of portable roadways and walkways, among others.

Directors: Jeremy Pilkington (CHM) , Allison Bainbridge (FID) , Neil Stothard (MDR) , Phil White (NED) 65, Stephen Rogers (NID) ,

No. of Employees: 1,726 No. of Shareholders: n/a

Last Annual March 31st, 2015
Last Interim September 30th, 2015
Incorporated May 5, 1950
Public Since April 6, 1973
Shares in Issue 40,154,253
Free Float 16.8m (41.9%)

VP. Share Price Performance VP.Quote
-9.8  -1.4%
Traded 2:09pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 0.500k

Latest VP. News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming VP. Events
Tuesday 7th June, 2016
Full Year 2015 VP PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 7th June, 2016
Full Year 2015 VP PLC Earnings Presentation

Recent ↓
Thursday 3rd December, 2015
Dividend For VP.L
Thursday 9th July, 2015
Dividend For VP.L
Tuesday 24th February, 2015
VP PLC Interim Management Statement Release
Thursday 27th November, 2014
Half Year 2014 VP PLC Earnings Presentation (London)
Thursday 27th November, 2014
Half Year 2014 VP PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 16th October, 2014
VP PLC Analyst Visit to TPA and Hire Station Divisions
Monday 29th September, 2014
VP PLC Pre-Close Trading Update
Wednesday 20th August, 2014
VP PLC Interim Management Statement Release
Tuesday 22nd July, 2014
VP PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 9th July, 2014
Dividend For VP.L
Thursday 5th June, 2014
Preliminary 2013 VP PLC Earnings Presentation (London)
Thursday 5th June, 2014
Preliminary 2013 VP PLC Earnings Release

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