Micro Focus International

MCRO: 820.50 +18.50 (+2.31%) delayed: 17 Feb 2020, 18:29

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Micro Focus International Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name Micro Focus International
Epic MCRO
Sector Software
ISIN GB00BJ1F4N75
Activites Micro Focus International plc is an enterprise software Company supporting the technology needs and challenges of customers globally. Its solutions help organisations leverage existing IT investments, enterprise applications and emerging technologies to address complex, rapidly evolving business requirements while protecting corporate information at all times. Within the Micro Focus Product Portfolio are the following product groups: Application Modernisation & Connectivity, Application Delivery Management, IT Operations Management, Security, and Information Management & Governance.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 820.50 Net gearing (%) 53.61
Market capitalisation (£m) 2,667.67 Gross gearing (%) 56.09
Shares in issue (m) 333.42 Debt ratio 49.76
P/E ratio 2.06 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.78
Total dividends per share (p) 116.66 Assets / equity ratio 2.28
Dividend yield (%) 11.17 Price to book value 0.43
Dividend cover 3.33 ROCE (%) -0.27
Earning per share (p) 388.50 EPS growth (%) 122.89
52-week high / low (p) 2,174.50 / 731.70 DPS growth (%) 15.69

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Oct 2019 Full Year 3,348 1,469 388.50 USD
31 Oct 2018 Full Year 3,684 678 174.30 USD
30 Apr 2017 Full Year 1,381 158 68.88 USD

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H2 Dividend 09 Apr 2020 07 May 2020 58.33 USX 116.66
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

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) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2018 30 Apr 2017
Tangible assets 141 144 41
Intangible asssets and goodwill 12,614 13,434 3,918
Investments and other non-current assets 93 142 245
Total non-current assets 12,847 13,720 4,204
Inventory / work in progress 0 0 0
Trade and other receivables 1,033 1,272 290
Cash and equivalents 356 621 151
Other current assets and asset held for resale 59 1,167 2
Total of all assets 14,295 16,781 4,646
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 1,802 2,010 945
Long term liabilities 6,217 6,540 2,088
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 438 0
Total of all liabilities 8,019 8,989 3,032
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 6,276 7,792 1,613
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 47 66 40
Minority interests 1 1 1
Retained earnings 2,251 3,275 902
Share premium account 44 41 192
Other equity 3,933 4,409 479
Total equity 6,276 7,792 1,613
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 662 922 452
Cashflow before financing 2,744 1,101 -137
Increase / decrease in Cash -265 473 -516
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 3,348 3,684 1,381
Cost of sales 790 995 237
Gross profit 2,559 2,689 1,144
Operating profit 222 190 293
Pre-tax profit -34 -79 196
Profit / loss for the year 1,469 678 158