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RTO - Rentokil Initial Share Price

483.4p -6.6  -1.3%

Last Trade - 05/06/20

Large Cap
Market Cap £8.96bn
Enterprise Value £10.01bn
Revenue £2.71bn
Position in Universe 94th / 1817
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, Rentokil Initial plc revenues increased 10% to £2.71B. Net income totaled £283.8M vs. loss of £98.3M. Revenues reflect North America segment increase of 8% to £1.04B, Discontinued Operations segment increase from £17.3M to £38.3M, France segment increase of 6% to £314M, North America segment increase of 8% to £1.04B, Discontinued Operations segment increase from £17.3M to £38.3M.
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Profile Summary

Rentokil Initial plc is a commercial pest control company. The Company is engaged in the provision of route-based services, which protect people and enhance lives. The Company's segments include Europe, UK & Rest of World, Asia, North America, Pacific, and Central and regional. The Company's business categories include Pest Control, Hygiene, Workwear and Other. 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. The Company is engaged in the supply and maintenance of garments, such as workwear and personal protective equipment, throughout Europe. The Company also offers a specialist cleanroom service for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated March 15, 2005
Public Since June 21, 2005
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 42,933
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share Support Services , FTSEurofirst 300 , FTSE 350 , FTSE 350 Lower Yield , FTSE 350 Support Services , FTSE 100 , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 1,854,332,965
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Upcoming Events for RTO
Wednesday 10th June, 2020
Rentokil Initial PLC at Stifel Cross Sector Insight Conference (Virtual)
Thursday 30th July, 2020
Half Year 2020 Rentokil Initial PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 22nd October, 2020
Q3 2020 Rentokil Initial PLC Trading Statement Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Rentokil Initial
What is the Rentokil Initial share price?

As of 05/06/20, shares in Rentokil Initial are trading at 483.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £8.96bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Rentokil Initial share price performed this year?

Shares in Rentokil Initial are currently trading at 483.4p and the price has moved by 29.95% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Rentokil Initial price has moved by 48.39% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Rentokil Initial?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Rentokil Initial, there are there are currently 4 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Rentokil Initial is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Rentokil Initial next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-12-31
What is the Rentokil Initial dividend yield?

The Rentokil Initial dividend yield is 1.07% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Rentokil Initial pay a dividend?

Last year, Rentokil Initial paid a total dividend of 0.05, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.07%. Looking ahead, Rentokil Initial has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Rentokil Initial next pay dividends?

Rentokil Initial has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Rentokil Initial shares is currently 1.07%.

How do I buy Rentokil Initial shares?

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What is the market cap of Rentokil Initial?

Shares in Rentokil Initial are currently trading at 483.4p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £8.96bn.

Where are Rentokil Initial shares listed? Where are Rentokil Initial shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Rentokil Initial:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: RTO
What kind of share is Rentokil Initial?

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.

Is there a Rentokil Initial share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Rentokil Initial are currently priced at 483.4p. At that level they are trading at 7.23% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 450.81.

Analysts covering Rentokil Initial currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.11894 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Rentokil Initial 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 Rentokil Initial. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 25.72%. At the current price of 483.4p, shares in Rentokil Initial are trading at 6.53% 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 Rentokil Initial PE Ratio?

The Rentokil Initial PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 39.12. The shares are currently trading at 483.4p.

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 Rentokil Initial?

Rentokil Initial's management team is headed by:

Andrew Ransom - CEO
Jeremy Townsend - CFO
Gary Booker - CMO
John Pettigrew - NID
Angela Seymour-Jackson - NID
John Myers - MDR
Daragh Fagan - GCN
Paul Cochrane - MDR
Phill Wood - MDR
Richard Solomons - NEC
Julie Southern - NID
Alain Moffroid - MDR
Cathy Turner - NED
Mark Purcell - CIO
Andrew Stone - MDR
Who are the major shareholders of Rentokil Initial?

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

Columbia Threadneedle Investments (UK) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.85% (182.7m shares)
Majedie Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.5% (102.0m shares)
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.21% (96.5m shares)
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. (SIM) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.85% (89.9m shares)
Invesco Advisers, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.83% (89.5m shares)
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