Royal Mail

RMG: 215.55 -2.95 (-1.35%) delayed: 9 Dec 2019, 8:06

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Royal Mail Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name Royal Mail
Epic RMG
Sector Delivery Services
ISIN GB00BDVZYZ77
Activites Royal Mail plc is the parent company of Royal Mail Group Limited, the leading provider of postal and delivery services in the UK and the UK's designated universal postal service provider. UK Parcels, International & Letters (UKPIL) comprises the company's UK and international parcels and letters delivery businesses operating under the Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide brands. Through the Royal Mail Core Network, the company delivers a one-price-goes-anywhere service on a range of parcels and letters products. Royal Mail has the capability to deliver to more than 30 million addresses in the UK, six days a week (excluding UK public holidays). Parcelforce Worldwide operates a separate UK network which collects and delivers express parcels. Royal Mail also owns General Logistics Systems (GLS) which operates one of the largest ground-based, deferred parcel delivery networks in Europe.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 215.55 Net gearing (%) 34.40
Market capitalisation (£m) 2,185.00 Gross gearing (%) 37.59
Shares in issue (m) 1,000.00 Debt ratio 14.65
P/E ratio 12.49 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.29
Total dividends per share (p) 25.00 Assets / equity ratio 1.60
Dividend yield (%) 11.21 Price to book value 0.47
Dividend cover 0.71 ROCE (%) 4.45
Earning per share (p) 17.50 EPS growth (%) -32.43
52-week high / low (p) 324.20 / 186.90 DPS growth (%) 4.17

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Mar 2019 Full Year 10,581 175 17.50 GBP
25 Mar 2018 Full Year 10,172 258 25.90 GBP
26 Mar 2017 Full Year 9,776 273 27.50 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 05 Dec 2019 15 Jan 2020 7.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 25 Jul 2019 04 Sep 2019 17.00 GBX 25.00
H1 Dividend 06 Dec 2018 16 Jan 2019 8.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 26 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 16.30 GBX 24.00
H1 Dividend 07 Dec 2017 10 Jan 2018 7.70 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 29 Jun 2017 28 Jul 2017 15.60 GBX 23.00
H1 Dividend 08 Dec 2016 11 Jan 2017 7.40 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 30 Jun 2016 29 Jul 2016 15.10 GBX 22.10
H1 Dividend 03 Dec 2015 13 Jan 2016 7.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 02 Jul 2015 31 Jul 2015 14.30 GBX 21.00
H1 Dividend 27 Nov 2014 14 Jan 2015 6.70 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name Royal Mail
Address 100 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0HQ.
Telephone +44 (0)20 7012 3456
Website 26http://www.royalmailgroup.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Barclays Capital
Company's joint broker n/a
NOMAD n/a
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors Ernst & Young LLP
Solicitors n/a

Directors

Appointed Director Position
01 Jun 2018 Rico Back Chief Executive Officer
20 Jul 2017 Stuart Campbell Simpson Chief Financial Officer
01 Jan 2018 Keith Williams Non-Executive Chairman
22 May 2019 Maria Juana da Cunha Non-Executive Director
01 Oct 2019 Baroness Sarah Elizabeth Mary Hogg Non-Executive Director
01 Nov 2017 Simon Thompson Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2016 Rita Elizabeth Griffin Non-Executive Director
22 May 2019 Michael Alan Findlay Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Mar 2019 25 Mar 2018 26 Mar 2017
Tangible assets 2,066 2,016 2,062
Intangible asssets and goodwill 1,011 932 883
Investments and other non-current assets 2,700 2,506 3,898
Total non-current assets 5,777 5,454 6,843
Inventory / work in progress 27 25 23
Trade and other receivables 1,310 1,160 1,117
Cash and equivalents 236 600 299
Other current assets and asset held for resale 51 18 52
Total of all assets 7,401 7,257 8,334
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 1,989 2,082 2,016
Long term liabilities 793 739 1,320
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 2,782 2,821 3,336
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 4,619 4,436 4,998
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 10 10 10
Minority interests 0 0 1
Retained earnings 4,576 4,381 4,940
Share premium account 0 0 0
Other equity 33 45 47
Total equity 4,619 4,436 4,998
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 493 905 754
Cashflow before financing -50 580 244
Increase / decrease in Cash -362 299 -83
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 10,581 10,172 9,776
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 160 66 231
Pre-tax profit 241 212 335
Profit / loss for the year 175 258 273