Low & Bonar

LWB: 13.33 -0.17 (-1.26%) delayed: 10 Dec 2019, 13:32

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Low & Bonar Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name Low & Bonar
Epic LWB
Sector Diversified Industrials
ISIN GB0005363014
Activites Low & Bonar PLC is an international group manufacturing and supplying a wide range of products in the Specialist Materials market. Specialist Materials is an international business, supplying yarns, fabrics and flooring products to a broad range of customers.
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Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 13.33 Net gearing (%) 59.38
Market capitalisation (£m) 93.81 Gross gearing (%) 70.46
Shares in issue (m) 689.76 Debt ratio 61.07
P/E ratio -0.95 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.66
Total dividends per share (p) 1.42 Assets / equity ratio 3.39
Dividend yield (%) 2.72 Price to book value 0.74
Dividend cover 0.00 ROCE (%) -12.89
Earning per share (p) -14.25 EPS growth (%) -143.17
52-week high / low (p) 26.60 / 5.76 DPS growth (%) -53.44

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
30 Nov 2018 Full Year 432 -46 -14.25 GBP
30 Nov 2017 Full Year 447 -19 -5.86 GBP
30 Nov 2016 Full Year 400 15 4.22 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H2 Dividend 14 Feb 2019 10 Apr 2019 0.37 GBX 1.42
H1 Dividend 16 Aug 2018 21 Sep 2018 1.05 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 22 Mar 2018 19 Apr 2018 2.00 GBX 3.05
H1 Dividend 24 Aug 2017 22 Sep 2017 1.05 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 16 Mar 2017 13 Apr 2017 2.00 GBX 3.00
H1 Dividend 25 Aug 2016 22 Sep 2016 1.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 17 Mar 2016 14 Apr 2016 1.80 GBX 2.78
H1 Dividend 27 Aug 2015 24 Sep 2015 0.98 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 19 Mar 2015 16 Apr 2015 1.75 GBX 2.70

Contact details

Company name Low & Bonar
Address Mimet House, 5A Praed Street, London W2 1NJ.
Telephone +44 (0)20 7298 6820
Website http://www.lowandbonar.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Jefferies Hoare Govett
Company's joint broker n/a
NOMAD Numis Securities
Registrar Computershare Investor Service
Auditors KPMG Audit
Solicitors Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
10 Dec 2018 Ian Ashton Chief Financial Officer
11 Sep 2018 Daniel Alexander Dayan Executive Chairman
01 Feb 2018 Peter Michael Bertram Non-Executive Director
01 Apr 2015 Dr Kevin Roger Kenneth Matthews Non-Executive Director
10 Jul 2019 Dr Giulia Nobili Non-Executive Director
01 May 2013 Dr Geertrui Elizabeth Schoolenberg Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2016 Michael Andrew Powell Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2016
Tangible assets 137 145 150
Intangible asssets and goodwill 52 92 105
Investments and other non-current assets 21 21 6
Total non-current assets 209 257 261
Inventory / work in progress 94 97 98
Trade and other receivables 78 87 79
Cash and equivalents 48 38 26
Other current assets and asset held for resale 3 0 0
Total of all assets 432 479 464
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 104 95 90
Long term liabilities 200 204 172
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 304 299 262
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 128 180 202
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 47 47 47
Minority interests 7 6 6
Retained earnings 23 78 100
Share premium account 75 75 74
Other equity -25 -26 -26
Total equity 128 180 202
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 37 18 18
Cashflow before financing 21 -13 17
Increase / decrease in Cash 11 13 -12
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 432 447 400
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit -36 -15 31
Pre-tax profit -42 -20 26
Profit / loss for the year -46 -19 15