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SCT - Softcat Share Price

1868p 17.0  0.9%

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Large Cap
Market Cap £3.68bn
Enterprise Value £3.62bn
Revenue £1.13bn
Position in Universe 224th / 1819
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1m -3.61%
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52w High -6.88%
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Year End 31st Jul 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
596.1 672.4 832.5 797.2 991.8 1,077 1,235 1,375 +12.6%
+16.6 +13.0 +10.6 +36.5 +24.6 +10.4 +20.6 +2.26
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 January 2021, SoftcatPLC revenues increased 10% to £577M. Net income increased40% to £46.2M. Revenues reflect Hardware segment increaseof 32% to £289.2M. Dividend per share totaled to £0.06.Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Itemsincreased from £0.17 to £0.23.
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Profile Summary

Softcat Plc is an information technology (IT) reseller and IT infrastructure solutions provider to the corporate and public sector markets. The Company provides organizations with workplace, datacenter and networking, and security solutions combined with all the services required to design, implement, support and manage them, on premise or in the cloud. Its solutions include asset management, business intelligence (BI) and analytics, cloud and managed services, collaboration, commodity sourcing, datacenter, end-user computing and mobility, networking and security, print, professional services and software licensing. The Company provides corporate and public sector organizations with software licensing, workplace technology, datacenter infrastructure, networking and security. The Company, through its portfolio of IT services, addresses IT sourcing challenges, software licensing needs, IT solutions and adapts the cloud through managed services.

Last Annual July 31st, 2020
Last Interim January 31st, 2021
Incorporated October 7, 1987
Public Since November 13, 2015
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,534
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Frequently Asked Questions for Softcat
What is the Softcat share price?

As of 3:04pm, shares in Softcat are trading at 1868p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £3.68bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Softcat share price performed this year?

Shares in Softcat are currently trading at 1868p and the price has moved by 65.78% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Softcat price has moved by 35.16% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Softcat?

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

When will Softcat next release its financial results?

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

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

The Softcat dividend yield is 1.24% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Softcat pay a dividend?

Last year, Softcat paid a total dividend of 0.23, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.24%. Looking ahead, Softcat has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-14.

When does Softcat next pay dividends?

Softcat has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-05-14. The historic dividend yield on Softcat shares is currently 1.24%.

How do I buy Softcat shares?

To buy shares in Softcat you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Softcat?

Shares in Softcat are currently trading at 1868p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £3.68bn.

Where are Softcat shares listed? Where are Softcat shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Softcat:

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

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Softcat 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 Softcat share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Softcat are currently priced at 1868p. At that level they are trading at 4.85% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 1,781.59.

Analysts covering Softcat currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.45826 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Softcat 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 Softcat. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 43.2%. At the current price of 1868p, shares in Softcat are trading at 31.78% 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 Softcat PE Ratio?

The Softcat PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 41.52. The shares are currently trading at 1868p.

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 Softcat?

Softcat's management team is headed by:

Martin Hellawell - NEC
Graham Charlton - CFO
Vinodka Murria - NID
Graeme Watt - CEO
Robyn Perriss - NID
Karen Slatford - NID
Luke Thomas - SEC
Who are the major shareholders of Softcat?

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

Kelly (Peter David John) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 32.64% (65.0m shares)
Mawer Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5% (9.95m shares)
Lord John Alfred Stoddard Nash Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 3.64% (7.24m shares)
Mawer Global Small Cap Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 3.35% (6.67m shares)
JPMorgan Asset Management U.K. Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 2.95% (5.87m shares)
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