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47.3p 0.6  1.3%

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Small Cap
Market Cap £107.0m
Enterprise Value £250.9m
Revenue £556.5m
Position in Universe 915th / 1818
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1m -8.90%
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
505 506.1 534.3 562.3 574.2 556.5 460.9 490.8 +2.0%
+15.5 -35.0 +29.4 -60.7 +161.5 -38.2 -41.6 +46.7
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2019, RPS Group plc revenues decreased 3% to £556.5M. Net loss totaled £1.2M vs. income of £29.7M. Revenues reflect AAP segment decrease of 16% to £98.3M, Services - UK and Netherlands segment decrease of 8% to £101.4M, Norway segment decrease of 6% to £64.7M, Australia segment decrease of 12% to £113.6M, Norway (Country) segment decrease of 10% to £65.2M.
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Profile Summary

RPS Group Plc is an international consultancy company. The Company provides independent advice upon the development and management of the built and natural environment; the planning and development of strategic infrastructure, and the evaluation and development of energy, water and other resources. Its segments include Built and Natural Environment (BNE); Energy, and Australia Asia Pacific (AAP). BNE offers consultancy services to various aspects of the property and infrastructure development and management sectors. These include environmental assessment, project management, the management of water resources, oceanography, health and safety, risk management, building, landscape and urban design, surveying and transport planning. Energy provides integrated technical, commercial and project management support and training in the fields of geoscience, engineering and health, safety and environment to the oil and gas sector. The Company provides BNE and Energy services in the AAP region.

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim December 31st, 2019
Incorporated January 8, 1987
Public Since April 10, 1995
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 4,974
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share Support Services , FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 229,221,415
Free Float (0.0%)
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Frequently Asked Questions for RPS
What is the RPS share price?

As of 1:01pm, shares in RPS are trading at 47.3p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £107.0m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the RPS share price performed this year?

Shares in RPS are currently trading at 47.3p and the price has moved by -63.52% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the RPS price has moved by -58.51% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for RPS?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for RPS, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for RPS is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will RPS next release its financial results?

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

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

The RPS dividend yield is 9.46% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does RPS pay a dividend?

Last year, RPS paid a total dividend of 0.04, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 9.46%. Looking ahead, RPS has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does RPS next pay dividends?

RPS has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on RPS shares is currently 9.46%.

How do I buy RPS shares?

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What is the market cap of RPS?

Shares in RPS are currently trading at 47.3p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £107.0m.

Where are RPS shares listed? Where are RPS shares listed?

Here are the trading details for RPS:

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

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, RPS is currently classified as a Value Trap. 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 RPS share price forecast 2020?

Shares in RPS are currently priced at 47.3p. At that level they are trading at 35.97% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 73.87.

Analysts covering RPS currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.04998 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the RPS 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 RPS. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -67.02%. At the current price of 47.3p, shares in RPS are trading at -52.88% 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 RPS PE Ratio?

The RPS PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 5.46. The shares are currently trading at 47.3p.

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 RPS?

RPS's management team is headed by:

Gary Young - FID
Nicholas Rowe - SEC
Robert Miller-Bakewell - NID
Kenneth Lever - NEC
Allison Bainbridge - NID
John Douglas - CEO
Liz Peace - NID
David Gormley - SEC
Michael McKelvy - NID
Catherine Glickman - NID
Who are the major shareholders of RPS?

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

Aberforth Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 12.76% (29.2m shares)
UBS Asset Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.43% (17.0m shares)
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 6.67% (15.3m shares)
Artemis Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.21% (14.2m shares)
Artemis UK Smaller Companies Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 5.28% (12.1m shares)
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