Smiths Group

SMIN: 1,635.00 +2.50 (+0.15%) delayed: 15 Nov 2019, 17:47

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Smiths Group Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name Smiths Group
Epic SMIN
Sector Diversified Industrials
ISIN GB00B1WY2338
Activites Smiths Group plc is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) and operates a sponsored level one ADR programme (SMGZY). A world leader in the practical application of advanced technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for the threat & contraband detection, medical devices, energy and communications markets worldwide. Smiths Group employs more than 22,000 people in over 50 countries.
Index FTSE 100

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 1,635.00 Net gearing (%) 49.79
Market capitalisation (£m) 6,467.78 Gross gearing (%) 55.23
Shares in issue (m) 396.19 Debt ratio 45.89
P/E ratio 28.74 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.69
Total dividends per share (p) 45.90 Assets / equity ratio 2.23
Dividend yield (%) 2.81 Price to book value 2.72
Dividend cover 1.24 ROCE (%) 6.91
Earning per share (p) 56.80 EPS growth (%) -18.86
52-week high / low (p) 1,701.00 / 1,307.50 DPS growth (%) 3.03

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Jul 2019 Full Year 2,498 227 56.80 GBP
31 Jul 2018 Full Year 3,213 279 70.00 GBP
31 Jul 2017 Full Year 3,280 564 142.10 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H2 Dividend 17 Oct 2019 15 Nov 2019 31.80 GBX 45.90
H1 Dividend 04 Apr 2019 26 Apr 2019 14.10 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 18 Oct 2018 16 Nov 2018 30.75 GBX 44.55
H1 Dividend 05 Apr 2018 23 Apr 2018 13.80 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 19 Oct 2017 17 Nov 2017 29.70 GBX 43.25
H1 Dividend 06 Apr 2017 28 Apr 2017 13.55 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 20 Oct 2016 18 Nov 2016 28.75 GBX 42.00
H1 Dividend 24 Mar 2016 22 Apr 2016 13.25 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 22 Oct 2015 20 Nov 2015 28.00 GBX 41.00
H1 Dividend 26 Mar 2015 24 Apr 2015 13.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 23 Oct 2014 21 Nov 2014 27.50 GBX 40.25

Contact details

Company name Smiths Group
Address 2nd Floor, Cardinal Place, 80 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5JL.
Telephone +44 (0)20 7808 5500
Website http://www.smiths.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Credit Suisse
Company's joint broker JPMorgan Cazenove
NOMAD n/a
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Solicitors Allen & Overy LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
25 Sep 2015 Andrew Reynolds-Smith Chief Executive
01 Jan 2018 John Francis Shipsey Chief Financial Officer
01 Aug 2013 Sir George William Buckley Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jul 2010 Bruno Francois Jules Angelici Non-Executive Director
01 Jul 2012 Tanya Dianne Fratto Non-Executive Director
01 Aug 2009 Anne Cecille Quinn Non-Executive Director
12 May 2014 William Claire Seeger Non-Executive Director
16 May 2016 Mark Donald Seligman Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2017 Noel Naval Tata Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Jul 2019 31 Jul 2018 31 Jul 2017
Tangible assets 232 320 315
Intangible asssets and goodwill 1,684 2,061 2,015
Investments and other non-current assets 702 831 796
Total non-current assets 2,618 3,212 3,126
Inventory / work in progress 417 466 452
Trade and other receivables 764 733 722
Cash and equivalents 289 717 782
Other current assets and asset held for resale 1,230 45 75
Total of all assets 5,318 5,173 5,157
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 918 961 867
Long term liabilities 2,019 1,924 2,186
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 2,937 2,885 3,053
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 2,381 2,288 2,104
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 148 148 148
Minority interests 21 16 15
Retained earnings 1,993 1,826 1,634
Share premium account 360 358 355
Other equity -141 -60 -48
Total equity 2,381 2,288 2,104
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 346 405 479
Cashflow before financing -21 260 245
Increase / decrease in Cash -412 -56 361
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 2,498 3,213 3,280
Cost of sales 1,429 1,749 1,755
Gross profit 1,069 1,464 1,525
Operating profit 326 494 674
Pre-tax profit 304 435 601
Profit / loss for the year 227 279 564