Croda International

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Name Croda International
Epic CRDA
Sector Specialty Chemicals
ISIN GB00BJFFLV09
Activites Croda International plc is the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies in some of the world's biggest and most successful brands: creating, making and selling speciality chemicals that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere. They have a network of over 4,200 passionate and committed employees, working together as one global team across manufacturing sites and offices in 36 countries. Croda is a FTSE100 company with a flexible structure that allows them to focus on developing and delivering innovative, sustainable ingredients that their customers can build on in: Personal Care, Health Care, Crop Care, Polymer Additives, Lubricants, Coatings & Polymers, Geo Tech, Home Care and Industrial Specialities.
Index FTSE 100

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 4,754.00 Net gearing (%) 44.10
Market capitalisation (£m) 6,196.97 Gross gearing (%) 47.83
Shares in issue (m) 128.89 Debt ratio 38.44
P/E ratio 26.51 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.68
Total dividends per share (p) 87.00 Assets / equity ratio 1.92
Dividend yield (%) 1.84 Price to book value 6.21
Dividend cover 2.05 ROCE (%) 19.60
Earning per share (p) 181.40 EPS growth (%) 0.33
52-week high / low (p) 5,415.00 / 4,510.00 DPS growth (%) 7.41

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Dec 2018 Full Year 1,387 238 181.40 GBP
31 Dec 2017 Full Year 1,373 237 180.80 GBP
31 Dec 2016 Full Year 1,244 198 148.20 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 22 Aug 2019 02 Oct 2019 39.50 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 11 Apr 2019 30 May 2019 115.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 11 Apr 2019 30 May 2019 49.00 GBX 87.00
H1 Dividend 23 Aug 2018 03 Oct 2018 38.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 19 Apr 2018 31 May 2018 46.00 GBX 81.00
H1 Dividend 31 Aug 2017 03 Oct 2017 35.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 04 May 2017 01 Jun 2017 41.25 GBX 74.00
H1 Dividend 08 Sep 2016 04 Oct 2016 32.75 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 06 May 2016 02 Jun 2016 100.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 05 May 2016 02 Jun 2016 38.00 GBX 69.00
H1 Dividend 27 Aug 2015 29 Sep 2015 31.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 30 Apr 2015 28 May 2015 36.00 GBX 65.50

Contact details

Company name Croda International
Address Cowick Hall, Snaith, Goole, East Yorkshire DN14 9AA.
Telephone +44 (0)1405 860 551
Website http://www.croda.com/

Advisors

Company's broker JPMorgan Cazenove
Company's joint broker Morgan Stanley Securities
NOMAD Morgan Stanley Securities
Registrar Capita Registrars
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Solicitors Eversheds LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jul 2010 Stephen Edward Foots Chief Executive
01 Jan 2015 Jeremy Kim Maiden Group Finance Director
05 Mar 2015 Anita Margaret Frew Non-Executive Chairman
06 Feb 2012 Dr Keith Layden Non-Executive Director
01 Feb 2014 Dr Helena Louise Ganczakowski Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2018 Jacqui Ferguson Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2011 Alan Murray Ferguson Non-Executive Director
26 Apr 2018 Roberto Cirillo Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2016
Tangible assets 780 684 598
Intangible asssets and goodwill 455 386 355
Investments and other non-current assets 86 54 57
Total non-current assets 1,321 1,125 1,011
Inventory / work in progress 287 259 236
Trade and other receivables 234 202 192
Cash and equivalents 71 63 61
Other current assets and asset held for resale 0 0 0
Total of all assets 1,913 1,649 1,500
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 292 271 252
Long term liabilities 623 548 639
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 915 819 891
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 998 830 609
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 0 0 0
Minority interests 8 8 8
Retained earnings 0 0 0
Share premium account 0 0 0
Other equity 991 822 601
Total equity 998 830 609
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 262 263 264
Cashflow before financing 77 73 157
Increase / decrease in Cash -19 0 -6
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 1,387 1,373 1,244
Cost of sales 865 856 799
Gross profit 522 517 445
Operating profit 329 326 286
Pre-tax profit 318 314 276
Profit / loss for the year 238 237 198