BT Group

BT.A: 186.32 -6.22 (-3.23%) delayed: 19 Nov 2019, 7:53

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BT Group Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name BT Group
Epic BT.A
Sector Fixed Line Telecommunications
ISIN GB0030913577
Activites BT Group plc is one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed-mobile products and services. BT consists of six customer-facing lines of business: Consumer, EE, Business and Public Sector, Global Services, Wholesale and Ventures, and Openreach. British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York.
Index FTSE 100

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 186.32 Net gearing (%) 74.44
Market capitalisation (£m) 19,027.14 Gross gearing (%) 78.04
Shares in issue (m) 9,882.18 Debt ratio 72.29
P/E ratio 8.83 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.73
Total dividends per share (p) 15.40 Assets / equity ratio 4.55
Dividend yield (%) 8.00 Price to book value 1.87
Dividend cover 1.42 ROCE (%) 7.27
Earning per share (p) 21.80 EPS growth (%) 6.34
52-week high / low (p) 268.00 / 157.68 DPS growth (%) 0.00

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Mar 2019 Full Year 23,428 2,159 21.80 GBP
31 Mar 2018 Full Year 23,723 2,032 20.50 GBP
31 Mar 2017 Full Year 24,062 1,908 19.20 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 26 Dec 2019 03 Feb 2020 4.62 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 08 Aug 2019 09 Sep 2019 10.78 GBX 15.40
H1 Dividend 27 Dec 2018 04 Feb 2019 4.62 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 09 Aug 2018 03 Sep 2018 10.55 GBX 15.40
H1 Dividend 28 Dec 2017 05 Feb 2018 4.85 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 10 Aug 2017 04 Sep 2017 10.55 GBX 15.40
H1 Dividend 29 Dec 2016 06 Feb 2017 4.85 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 11 Aug 2016 05 Sep 2016 9.60 GBX 14.00
H1 Dividend 24 Dec 2015 08 Feb 2016 4.40 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 13 Aug 2015 07 Sep 2015 8.50 GBX 12.40
H1 Dividend 25 Dec 2014 09 Feb 2015 3.90 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name BT Group
Address 81 Newgate Street, London EC1A 7AJ.
Telephone +44 (0)20 7356 5000
Website http://www.btplc.com/

Advisors

Company's broker JPMorgan Cazenove
Company's joint broker Merrill Lynch International
NOMAD JPMorgan Cazenove
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Solicitors Linklaters LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jan 2019 Philip Eric Rene Jansen Chief Executive Officer
12 Jul 2016 Simon Jonathan Lowth Group Finance Director
01 Jun 2017 Jan Petrus du Plessis Non-Executive Chairman
10 Jul 2019 Leena Kumar Nair Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2011 Nicholas Charles Rose Non-Executive Director
19 Jan 2011 Jasmine Mary Whitbread Non-Executive Director
15 Mar 2019 Allison Kirkby Non-Executive Director
25 Oct 2018 Matthew David Key Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2015 Michael James Inglis Non-Executive Director
01 Nov 2014 Isabel Frances Hudson Non-Executive Director
29 Jan 2016 Timotheus Hottges Non-Executive Director
01 Jun 2014 Iain Cameron Conn Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2017
Tangible assets 17,835 17,000 16,498
Intangible asssets and goodwill 14,835 14,447 15,029
Investments and other non-current assets 3,173 2,963 3,970
Total non-current assets 35,843 34,410 35,497
Inventory / work in progress 369 239 227
Trade and other receivables 3,222 4,014 3,835
Cash and equivalents 1,666 528 528
Other current assets and asset held for resale 5,187 3,568 2,285
Total of all assets 46,287 42,759 42,372
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 9,602 10,185 10,925
Long term liabilities 26,518 22,270 23,112
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 36,120 32,455 34,037
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 10,167 10,304 8,335
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 499 499 499
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings 3,919 1,759 -650
Share premium account 1,051 1,051 1,050
Other equity 4,698 6,995 7,436
Total equity 10,167 10,304 8,335
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 4,256 4,927 6,174
Cashflow before financing 456 94 4,516
Increase / decrease in Cash 1,090 19 14
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 23,428 23,723 24,062
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 3,421 3,381 3,167
Pre-tax profit 2,666 2,616 2,354
Profit / loss for the year 2,159 2,032 1,908