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Rentokil Initial plc is a commercial pest control company. The Company is engaged in the provision of route-based services, which protect people. Its core services are :Pest Control and Hygiene and offer a range of smaller specialist services including Plants, Property Care and Workwear. It is a multi-local business operating in approximately 83 countries. The Company offers a range of pest control services from rodents to flying and crawling insects, to other forms of wildlife management. Initial Hygiene is the Company's hygiene services business. Workwear provides workwear in Europe. The Company also provides a range of other specialist services, including plants, medical services, property care and specialist hygiene.
- Richard Solomons NEC (60)
- Andrew Ransom CEO (58)
- Stuart Ingall-Tombs CFO
- Mark Purcell CIO
- Gary Booker CMO
- Daragh Fagan GCN (52)
- Paul Cochrane MDR
- Alain Moffroid MDR
- John Myers MDR
- Andrew Stone MDR
- Phill Wood MDR
- Vanessa Evans DHR (51)
- Chris Hunt OTH
- Brian Webb OTH
- Sarosh Mistry NED
- Catherine Turner NED (57)
- John Pettigrew NID (52)
- Julie Southern NID (62)
- Linda Yueh NID
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As of Today at 07:19 UTC, shares in Rentokil Initial are trading at 493.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Rentokil Initial last closed at 493.00p and the price had moved by +1.54% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Rentokil Initial share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -1.33% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Rentokil Initial is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Rentokil Initial dividend yield is 1.3% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Rentokil Initial paid a total dividend of £0.06, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.3%. We do not have any data on when Rentokil Initial is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Rentokil Initial is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Rentokil Initial shares is currently 1.3%.
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As of the previous close price of 493.00p, shares in Rentokil Initial had a market capitalisation of £9.19bn.
Here are the trading details for Rentokil Initial:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: RTO
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Rentokil Initial is currently classified as a High Flyer. 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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Rentokil Initial is 603.93p. That is 22.5% above the last closing price of 493.00p.
Analysts covering Rentokil Initial currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £0.19 for the next financial year.
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 Rentokil Initial. Over the past six months, its share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -22.51%.
As of the last closing price of 493.00p, shares in Rentokil Initial were trading -11.03% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Rentokil Initial PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 24.39. The shares last closed at 493.00p.
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.
Rentokil Initial's management team is headed by:
- Richard Solomons - NEC
- Andrew Ransom - CEO
- Stuart Ingall-Tombs - CFO
- Mark Purcell - CIO
- Gary Booker - CMO
- Daragh Fagan - GCN
- Paul Cochrane - MDR
- Alain Moffroid - MDR
- John Myers - MDR
- Andrew Stone - MDR
- Phill Wood - MDR
- Vanessa Evans - DHR
- Chris Hunt - OTH
- Brian Webb - OTH
- Sarosh Mistry - NED
- Catherine Turner - NED
- John Pettigrew - NID
- Julie Southern - NID
- Linda Yueh - NID