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CBG - Close Brothers Share Price

1637p 12.0  0.7%

Last Trade - 07/05/21

Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.47bn
Enterprise Value £3.54bn
Revenue £1.01bn
Position in Universe 284th / 1821
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Year End 31st Jul 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
719.7 735.5 815.4 864.6 889.3 950.2 917.7 941.2 +5.7%
+20.2 +6.7 +4.1 +4.6 -2.0 -45.3 +59.2 +14.0
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 January 2021, CloseBrothers Group plc interest income increased 1% to £326.8M.Net interest income after loan loss provision decreased 2%to £212.8M. Net income increased less than 1% to £94.8M.Net interest income after loan loss provision reflectsProperty Finance segment decrease of 6% to £57M, NetInterest Margin, Total -% decrease of 1% to 7.7%.
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Profile Summary

Close Brothers Group plc is a merchant banking company. The Company provides lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. The Company operates through three segments: Banking, Securities and Asset Management. The Banking segment provides lending to small businesses and individuals, with an emphasis on specialist finance. It also offers deposit-taking services to the United Kingdom businesses and individuals. Its portfolio of solutions include aviation and marine, broker finance, brewery rentals, asset-based lending, commercial vehicle hire, insurance premium finance, invoice finance, motor finance, property finance, professional services finance, and technology services. The Securities segment provides trading services in the United Kingdom through Winterflood, a market-maker. The Asset Management segment provides a range of financial advice, investment management and online investing services to private clients and professional advisors.

Last Annual July 31st, 2020
Last Interim January 31st, 2021
Incorporated June 3, 1953
Public Since January 2, 1986
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 3,700
Sector Financials
Industry Banking Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All-share - Financials Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE All-share - Banks Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE 350 Higher Yield , FTSE 350 , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Banks , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 150,753,848
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Frequently Asked Questions for Close Brothers
What is the Close Brothers share price?

As of 07/05/21, shares in Close Brothers are trading at 1637p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.47bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Close Brothers share price performed this year?

Shares in Close Brothers are currently trading at 1637p and the price has moved by 50.88% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Close Brothers price has moved by 22.48% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Close Brothers?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Close Brothers, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 7 "hold" and 2 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Close Brothers is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Close Brothers next release its financial results?

Close Brothers is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-01-31
What is the Close Brothers dividend yield?

The Close Brothers dividend yield is 3.54% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Close Brothers pay a dividend?

Last year, Close Brothers paid a total dividend of 0.58, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.54%. Looking ahead, Close Brothers has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Close Brothers next pay dividends?

Close Brothers has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Close Brothers shares is currently 3.54%.

How do I buy Close Brothers shares?

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What is the market cap of Close Brothers?

Shares in Close Brothers are currently trading at 1637p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.47bn.

Where are Close Brothers shares listed? Where are Close Brothers shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Close Brothers:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: CBG
What kind of share is Close Brothers?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Close Brothers is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Close Brothers share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Close Brothers are currently priced at 1637p. At that level they are trading at 9.47% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 1,495.39.

Analysts covering Close Brothers currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 1.15367 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Close Brothers share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Close Brothers. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 26.79%. At the current price of 1637p, shares in Close Brothers are trading at 22.45% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Close Brothers PE Ratio?

The Close Brothers PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 22.51. The shares are currently trading at 1637p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Close Brothers?

Close Brothers's management team is headed by:

Martin Andrew - CEX
Rebekah Jane Etherington - OTH
Bridget Macaskill - NID
Lesley Jones - NID
Oliver Corbett - NID
Robert Sack - CRO
Michael Biggs - NEC
Adrian Sainsbury - CEO
Mike Morgan - FID
Peter Duffy - NID
Angela Yotov - GCN
Martyn Atkinson - COO
Rebecca McNeil - OTH
Frank Pennal - OTH
Neil Davies - OTH
Who are the major shareholders of Close Brothers?

Here are the top five shareholders of Close Brothers based on the size of their shareholding:

Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 13.63% (20.6m shares)
M & G Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.75% (8.67m shares)
Aviva Investors Global Services Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.02% (7.56m shares)
Royal London Asset Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5% (7.53m shares)
Dimensional Fund Advisors, L.P. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.59% (5.41m shares)
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