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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the six months ended 30 September 2013, Vp plc revenues increased 9% to L91.3M. Net income increased 21% to L10.1M. Revenues reflect Hire Station segment increase of 9% to L31.9M, Groundforce segment increase of 14% to L20.8M, UK Forks segment increase of 20% to L8.4M. Net income benefited from Hire Station segment income increase of 59% to L2.7M, UK Forks segment income increase of 59% to L1.5M, Groundforce segment income increase of 12% to L4.6M. more »

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31st Mar 2014
31st Mar 2015

Price Target: 668.8 (+5.71% above Price) Net Profit EPS DPS Net Profit EPS DPS
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Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 0 2 0 1

Named Brokers and Analysts
WH Ireland Nick Spoliar , N+1 Brewin , Peel Hunt Andrew Nussey , Edison Investment Research , Charles Stanley Securities Andy Smith , Equity Development Paul Hill , N+1 Singer James Tetley Andy Brown , Cantor Fitzgerald Europe Caroline De La Soujeole ,

Vp plc is engaged in the rental business. The Company operates in six divisions: Hire Station, Torrent Trackside, Groundforce, UK Forks, Airpac Bukom, and TPA. Hire Station is a national provider of small tools, climate, lifting, safety, survey and press fitting equipment to industry, construction and homeowners throughout the United Kingdom. Torrent Trackside are suppliers of rail infrastructure portable plant and related trackside services to Network Rail, London Underground. Groundforce is a rental provider of excavation support, piling, pipe stoppers, air pressure testing, pumps, and temporary bridges. UK Forks is a hirer of telescopic handlers and associated equipment. Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services is engaged in the provision of specialist compressed air and steam generation services. TPA provides unrivalled equipment rental installation of portable roadways, walkways and stairways, to customers in the outdoor events, transmission, construction and utilities markets.

Directors: Jeremy Pilkington (Chmn.) , Allison Bainbridge (Fin. Dir.) , Neil Stothard (Mgng.Dir.) ,

No. of Employees: 1,580 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual March 31st, 2013
Last Interim September 30th, 2013
Shares in Issue 34,123,253
Free Float 10.9m (31.9%)
ISIN GB0009286963
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE Small Cap , FTSE Small Cap XIT,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

Address Central House,Beckwith Knowle Otley Road, Otley Road, HARROGATE, HG3 1UD, United Kingdom
Web http://www.vpplc.com
Phone +44 1423 533400
Contact Michael J Holt (Group Fin.Dir.,)
Auditors KPMG Audit PLC

VP. Share Price Performance VP. Quote
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Traded 2:38pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 0.500k

Latest VP. News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming VP. Events
Monday 26th May, 2014 (estimate)
Preliminary 2013 VP PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 22nd July, 2014
VP PLC Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 25th November, 2014 (estimate)
Interim 2014 VP PLC Earnings Release

Recent ↓
Friday 14th February, 2014
VP PLC Interim Management Statement
Wednesday 4th December, 2013
Dividend For VP.L
Tuesday 26th November, 2013
Interim 2013 VP PLC Earnings Presentation (London)
Tuesday 26th November, 2013
Interim 2013 VP PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 20th August, 2013
VP PLC Interim Management Statement
Tuesday 23rd July, 2013
VP PLC Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 10th July, 2013
Dividend For VP.L
Tuesday 4th June, 2013
Preliminary 2012 VP PLC Earnings Presentation (London)
Tuesday 4th June, 2013
Preliminary 2012 VP PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 14th February, 2013
VP PLC Interim Management Statement


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