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Vertu Motors

VTU 38.5p -0.3  -0.8%
15/10/18 20.0k

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Last ex-div: 6th Dec, paid: 18th Jan more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the six months ended 31 August 2018, Vertu Motors Plc revenues increased 8% to £1.56B. Net income decreased 29% to £14M. Revenues reflect Used Vehicles segment increase of 13% to £616.6M, Comp. Store Sales- %) - New Car Sales increase from -14.7 to 5.7%, Retail Sales- Used Cars increase of 13% to £616.6M. Net income was offset by Merchandise Margins - %- After Sales decrease of 3% to 44%. more »

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Broker Forecasts
28th Feb 2019
28th Feb 2020

Price Target: 0.46
(+18.51% above Price)
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Canaccord Genuity , Panmure Gordon Tom Callan , Edison Investment Research Andrew Chambers , N+1 Singer , Liberum , Zeus Capital Mike Allen ,

Profile Summary

Vertu Motors plc is an automotive retailer in the United Kingdom. The principal activity of the Company is the sale of new cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles and used vehicles, together with related aftersales services. The Company is engaged in the provision of management services to all subsidiary statutory entities. The Company operates a chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. The Company also operates various franchise dealerships, such as Volvo, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar, and operates Honda dealerships in the United Kingdom. The Company operates approximately 125 franchised and over three non-franchised operations across England and Scotland. The Company's subsidiaries include Bristol Street First Investments Limited, Bristol Street Fourth Investments Limited, Vertu Motors (VMC) Limited and Grantham Motor Company Limited.

Directors: Robert Forrester (CEO) 45, Michael Sherwin (FID) 57, David Crane (EDR) 50, Karen Anderson (SEC) , Peter Jones (NEC) 58, Kenneth Lever (NED) 64, Pauline Best (NID) 53, Andrew Goss (NID) , Nigel Stead (NID) 65,

No. of Employees: 5,216 No. of Shareholders: n/a

Last Annual February 28th, 2018
Last Interim August 31st, 2018
Incorporated November 1, 2006
Public Since December 20, 2006
Shares in Issue 379,092,049
Free Float 351.6m (92.8%)
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Specialty Retailers
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

VTU Share Price Performance VTUQuote
-0.3  -0.8%
Traded 4:35pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 20.0k

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Wednesday 10th October, 2018
Half Year 2019 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Call
Wednesday 10th October, 2018
Half Year 2019 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Call
Wednesday 25th July, 2018
Vertu Motors PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 21st June, 2018
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Wednesday 9th May, 2018
Full Year 2018 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Call
Thursday 7th December, 2017
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Wednesday 11th October, 2017
Half Year 2018 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Call
Thursday 29th June, 2017
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Wednesday 10th May, 2017
Full Year 2017 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Call
Wednesday 10th May, 2017
Full Year 2017 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 22nd December, 2016
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Wednesday 12th October, 2016
Half Year 2017 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 23rd June, 2016
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Wednesday 11th May, 2016
Full Year 2016 Vertu Motors PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 31st March, 2016
Vertu Motors PLC Ordinary Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 24th December, 2015
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Friday 24th July, 2015 (estimate)
Vertu Motors PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Monday 29th December, 2014
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Thursday 24th July, 2014
Vertu Motors PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 25th June, 2014
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