Micro Focus International

MCRO: 1,129.50 +84.30 (+8.07%) delayed: 19 Nov 2019, 5:00

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Share Price Information

Name Micro Focus International
Epic MCRO
Sector Software
ISIN GB00BJ1F4N75
Activites Micro Focus International plc is a global enterprise software company supporting the technology needs and challenges of the Global 2000. Its solutions help organizations leverage existing IT investments, enterprise applications and emerging technologies to address complex, rapidly evolving business requirements while protecting corporate information at all times. Its product portfolios are Security, IT Operations Management, Application Delivery Management, Information Management & Governance and Application Modernization & Connectivity.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 1,129.50 Net gearing (%) 49.87
Market capitalisation (£m) 3,484.51 Gross gearing (%) 53.57
Shares in issue (m) 333.38 Debt ratio 47.25
P/E ratio 6.00 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.78
Total dividends per share (p) 100.84 Assets / equity ratio 2.15
Dividend yield (%) 7.44 Price to book value 0.45
Dividend cover 1.73 ROCE (%) -0.53
Earning per share (p) 174.30 EPS growth (%) 153.05
52-week high / low (p) 2,174.50 / 998.00 DPS growth (%) 14.51

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Oct 2018 Full Year 3,684 678 174.30 USD
30 Apr 2017 Full Year 1,381 158 68.88 USD
30 Apr 2016 Full Year 1,245 163 74.50 USD

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 05 Sep 2019 30 Sep 2019 58.33 USX 0.00
H2 Dividend 28 Feb 2019 05 Apr 2019 58.33 USX 100.84
H1 Dividend 02 Aug 2018 24 Aug 2018 58.33 USX 0.00
H1 Dividend 18 Jan 2018 09 Feb 2018 34.60 USX 0.00
H2 Dividend 03 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2017 58.33 USX 88.06
H1 Dividend 05 Jan 2017 27 Jan 2017 29.73 USX 0.00
H2 Dividend 01 Sep 2016 07 Oct 2016 49.74 USX 66.68
H1 Dividend 31 Dec 2015 22 Jan 2016 16.94 USX 0.00
H2 Dividend 03 Sep 2015 02 Oct 2015 33.00 USX 48.40
H1 Dividend 01 Jan 2015 23 Jan 2015 15.40 USX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Micro Focus
Address 22-30 Old Bath Road, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 1QN.
Telephone +44 (0)1635 32646
Website http://www.microfocus.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Numis Securities
Company's joint broker UBS Investment Bank
NOMAD UBS Investment Bank
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Solicitors Linklaters LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
19 Mar 2018 Stephen Edward Murdoch Chief Executive Officer
21 Feb 2019 Brian David McArthur-Muscroft Chief Financial Officer
04 Apr 2005 Kevin Loosemore Executive Chairman
16 Apr 2014 Richard Charles Atkins Non-Executive Director
05 Jul 2010 Karen Slatford Non-Executive Director
15 May 2017 Silke Christina Scheiber Non-Executive Director
15 May 2017 Darren Roos Non-Executive Director
17 Oct 2017 Lawton Wehle Fitt Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2016 Amanda Victoria Brown Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 31 Oct 2018 30 Apr 2017 30 Apr 2016
Tangible assets 144 41 41
Intangible asssets and goodwill 13,434 3,918 3,403
Investments and other non-current assets 142 245 238
Total non-current assets 13,720 4,204 3,681
Inventory / work in progress 0 0 0
Trade and other receivables 1,272 290 268
Cash and equivalents 621 151 667
Other current assets and asset held for resale 1,167 2 19
Total of all assets 16,781 4,646 4,636
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 2,010 945 1,062
Long term liabilities 6,540 2,088 1,980
Other liabilites / pension etc 438 0 0
Total of all liabilities 8,989 3,032 3,042
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 7,792 1,613 1,594
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 66 40 40
Minority interests 1 1 1
Retained earnings 3,275 902 228
Share premium account 41 192 190
Other equity 4,409 479 1,134
Total equity 7,792 1,613 1,594
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 922 452 285
Cashflow before financing 1,101 -137 231
Increase / decrease in Cash 473 -516 426
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 3,684 1,381 1,245
Cost of sales 995 237 135
Gross profit 2,689 1,144 1,110
Operating profit 190 293 295
Pre-tax profit -79 196 195
Profit / loss for the year 678 158 163