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GFTU - Grafton Share Price

1250p 21.0  1.7%

Last Trade - 07/05/21

Consumer Cyclicals
Large Cap
Market Cap £2.99bn
Enterprise Value £3.35bn
Revenue £2.51bn
Position in Universe 254th / 1821
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
2,212 2,507 2,716 2,603 2,672 2,509 2,748 2,864 +2.6%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, GraftonGroup Plc revenues decreased 6% to £2.51B. Net incomebefore extraordinary items decreased 25% to £107.5M.Revenues reflect Manufacturing segment decrease of 22% to£71.7M, United Kingdom segment decrease of 15% to £1.52B.Net income also reflects Manufacturing segment incomedecrease of 29% to £13.3M. Dividend per share decreasedfrom £0.19 to £0.15.
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Profile Summary

Grafton Group plc is an international distributor of building materials to trade customers engaged in residential repair, maintenance and improvement projects, and house building. The Company's segments are Merchanting, Retailing and Manufacturing. The Merchanting segment is engaged in distribution of building and plumbing materials to professional trades people engaged in residential repair, maintenance and improvement projects, and also in residential and other new build construction from a network of over 610 branches. The Retailing segment operates do-it-yourself and home improvement business from a network of over 40 stores that supply retail customers with products for the home and garden, and a kitchen retail business that trades from over five stores. The Manufacturing segment comprises a manufacturer of dry mortar and a plastics manufacturing business. Its brands are Selco, Buildbase, Chadwicks, Heiton Buckley, Macnaughton and Panelling Centre, among others.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated August 28, 1931
Public Since November 16, 1999
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 11,491
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Specialty Retailers
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Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 4,311,325,122
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Frequently Asked Questions for Grafton
What is the Grafton share price?

As of 07/05/21, shares in Grafton are trading at 1250p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.99bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Grafton share price performed this year?

Shares in Grafton are currently trading at 1250p and the price has moved by 0.101k% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Grafton price has moved by 63.27% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Grafton?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Grafton, there are there are currently 5 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Grafton is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Grafton next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Grafton dividend yield?

The Grafton dividend yield is 1.16% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Grafton pay a dividend?

Last year, Grafton paid a total dividend of 0.15, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.16%. Looking ahead, Grafton has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Grafton next pay dividends?

Grafton has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Grafton shares is currently 1.16%.

How do I buy Grafton shares?

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What is the market cap of Grafton?

Shares in Grafton are currently trading at 1250p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.99bn.

Where are Grafton shares listed? Where are Grafton shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Grafton:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: GFTU
What kind of share is Grafton?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Grafton is currently classified as a Super Stock. 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 Grafton share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Grafton are currently priced at 1250p. At that level they are trading at 0.8% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 1,260.08.

Analysts covering Grafton currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.67197 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Grafton 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 Grafton. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 47.51%. At the current price of 1250p, shares in Grafton are trading at 44.86% 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 Grafton PE Ratio?

The Grafton PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 23.36. The shares are currently trading at 1250p.

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 Grafton?

Grafton's management team is headed by:

Charles Rinn - SEC
Gavin Slark - CEO
David Arnold - CFO
Paul Smith - NID
Michael Roney - NEC
Susan Murray - NID
Vincent Crowley - NID
Rosheen McGuckian - NED
Who are the major shareholders of Grafton?

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

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.81% (21.1m shares)
Chadwick (Michael) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 8.12% (19.4m shares)
Ninety One UK Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 7.96% (19.0m shares)
Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.72% (13.7m shares)
Dimensional Fund Advisors, L.P. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.98% (9.51m shares)
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