Essentra

ESNT: 443.00 +10.00 (+2.31%) delayed: 13 Dec 2019, 18:30

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Essentra Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name Essentra
Epic ESNT
Sector Industrial Suppliers
ISIN GB00B0744359
Activites Essentra plc (formerly Filtrona plc) plc is a FTSE 250 company and a leading global provider of essential components and solutions. Essentra focuses on the light manufacture and distribution of high volume, enabling components which serve customers in a wide variety of end-markets and geographies. The Components business is a global market leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded and metal items. Operating units in 28 countries serve a very broad industrial base of customers with a rapid supply of products for a variety of applications in industries such as equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics and construction. The Pipe Protection Technologies business specialises in the manufacture of high performance innovative products from commodity resins to engineering-grade thermoplastics and polymer alloys for use in a range of end-markets. Locations in four countries, combined with a wide distributor network, serve customers around the world.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 443.00 Net gearing (%) 47.35
Market capitalisation (£m) 1,124.82 Gross gearing (%) 52.52
Shares in issue (m) 263.18 Debt ratio 41.09
P/E ratio 45.96 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.63
Total dividends per share (p) 20.70 Assets / equity ratio 2.11
Dividend yield (%) 4.84 Price to book value 1.86
Dividend cover 0.45 ROCE (%) 3.54
Earning per share (p) 9.30 EPS growth (%) n/a
52-week high / low (p) 443.80 / 324.80 DPS growth (%) 0.00

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Dec 2018 Full Year 1,026 28 9.30 GBP
31 Dec 2017 Full Year 1,027 116 0.00 GBP
31 Dec 2016 Full Year 999 -40 -15.40 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 26 Sep 2019 30 Oct 2019 6.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 25 Apr 2019 03 Jun 2019 14.40 GBX 20.70
H1 Dividend 27 Sep 2018 31 Oct 2018 6.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 15 Mar 2018 01 May 2018 14.40 GBX 20.70
H1 Dividend 28 Sep 2017 30 Oct 2017 6.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 16 Mar 2017 02 May 2017 14.40 GBX 20.70
H1 Dividend 29 Sep 2016 31 Oct 2016 6.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 17 Mar 2016 03 May 2016 14.40 GBX 20.70
H1 Dividend 24 Sep 2015 30 Oct 2015 6.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 26 Mar 2015 01 May 2015 12.60 GBX 18.30

Contact details

Company name Essentra
Address Avebury House, 201–249 Avebury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 1AU.
Telephone +44 (0)1908 359 100
Website http://www.essentra.com/

Advisors

Company's broker JPMorgan Cazenove
Company's joint broker Merrill Lynch International
NOMAD JPMorgan Cazenove
Registrar Computershare Investor Service
Auditors KPMG Audit
Solicitors Slaughter & May

Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jan 2017 Paul Anthony Forman Chief Executive
15 Nov 2018 Lili Liu Chief Financial Officer
23 Dec 2015 Paul John Lester Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jul 2017 Ralf Klaus Wunderlich Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2013 Margaret Lorraine Trainer Non-Executive Director
01 Sep 2017 Mary Reilly Non-Executive Director
23 Apr 2015 Thomas Benedict Patrick Breen Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2016
Tangible assets 282 283 286
Intangible asssets and goodwill 528 548 582
Investments and other non-current assets 43 37 18
Total non-current assets 853 868 885
Inventory / work in progress 120 114 115
Trade and other receivables 189 201 218
Cash and equivalents 66 52 54
Other current assets and asset held for resale 45 4 139
Total of all assets 1,273 1,240 1,412
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 247 247 297
Long term liabilities 417 373 480
Other liabilites / pension etc 4 0 33
Total of all liabilities 668 619 810
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 604 620 603
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 66 66 66
Minority interests 12 8 7
Retained earnings 338 363 296
Share premium account 0 0 0
Other equity 188 184 234
Total equity 604 620 603
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 99 77 153
Cashflow before financing 44 228 115
Increase / decrease in Cash 15 -8 27
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 1,026 1,027 999
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 47 6 -50
Pre-tax profit 36 -5 -63
Profit / loss for the year 28 116 -40