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Last ex-div: 9th Jul, paid: 7th Aug more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2015, Vp plc revenues increased 12% to L205.6M. Net income increased 27% to L19.9M. Revenues reflect Hire Station segment increase of 16% to L77M, Torrent Trackside segment increase of 34% to L29.9M, United Kingdom segment increase of 11% to L175.5M, Overseas segment increase of 23% to L30.1M. Net income benefited from Finance charges payable in respect of fi decrease of 60% to L2K (expense). more »

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Broker Forecasts
31st Mar 2016
31st Mar 2017

Price Target: 7.83
(+0.81% above Price)
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Broker Recommendations for VP
Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 0 1 0 1

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

Profile Summary

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. Torrent Trackside is 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. In July 2014, VP PLC acquired the business and assets of the trackside plant and equipment rental activity of Balfour Beatty Rail Ltd, part of the Balfour Beatty Group.

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 March 31st, 2015
Incorporated May 5, 1950
Public Since April 6, 1973
Shares in Issue 40,154,253
Free Float 16.6m (41.4%)

VP. Share Price Performance VP.Quote
777.5p
-3.0  -0.4%
Traded 2:54pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 0.500k

Latest VP. News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming VP. Events
Thursday 9th July, 2015
Dividend For VP.L

Recent ↓
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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