Synthomer

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Synthomer Fundamentals

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Name Synthomer
Epic SYNT
Sector Specialty Chemicals
ISIN GB0009887422
Activites Synthomer plc (formerly Yule Catto plc) sell formulations and application know-how to its customers' products which cover a wide range of industries, including coatings, building products, gloves, carpets, paper, adhesives, plastics, PVC and many more.
Index FTSE 250

Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 307.50 Net gearing (%) 54.70
Market capitalisation (£m) 1,293.25 Gross gearing (%) 62.24
Shares in issue (m) 424.85 Debt ratio 46.00
P/E ratio 10.35 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.52
Total dividends per share (p) 13.10 Assets / equity ratio 2.65
Dividend yield (%) 4.30 Price to book value 2.67
Dividend cover 2.24 ROCE (%) 13.39
Earning per share (p) 29.40 EPS growth (%) 34.86
52-week high / low (p) 425.60 / 264.40 DPS growth (%) 7.38

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Dec 2018 Full Year 1,619 103 29.40 GBP
31 Dec 2017 Full Year 1,480 75 21.80 GBP
31 Dec 2016 Full Year 1,046 121 32.50 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 03 Oct 2019 05 Nov 2019 4.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 06 Jun 2019 05 Jul 2019 9.10 GBX 13.10
H1 Dividend 04 Oct 2018 06 Nov 2018 4.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 07 Jun 2018 06 Jul 2018 8.50 GBX 12.20
H1 Dividend 05 Oct 2017 06 Nov 2017 3.70 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 08 Jun 2017 06 Jul 2017 7.80 GBX 11.30
H1 Dividend 06 Oct 2016 04 Nov 2016 3.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 02 Jun 2016 04 Jul 2016 5.40 GBX 8.60
H1 Dividend 08 Oct 2015 05 Nov 2015 3.20 GBX 0.00
Special Dividend 04 Jun 2015 03 Jul 2015 7.80 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 04 Jun 2015 03 Jul 2015 4.80 GBX 7.80

Contact details

Company name Synthomer
Address Temple Fields, Harlow, Essex CM20 2BH.
Telephone +44 (0)1279 436 211
Website http://www.synthomer.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Barclays Capital
Company's joint broker Canaccord Genuity Limited
NOMAD Barclays Capital
Registrar Computershare Investor Service
Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Solicitors Linklaters LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
22 Jan 2015 Calum Grigor MacLean Chief Executive Officer
01 May 2015 Stephen Guy Bennett Chief Financial Officer
01 Sep 2011 Neil Anthony Johnson Non-Executive Chairman
01 Jan 1981 Alexander Gordon Catto Non-Executive Director
20 Jan 2014 Brendan Wynne Derek Connolly Non-Executive Director
23 Mar 2012 Dr Just Jansz Non-Executive Director
23 Mar 2015 Caroline Ann Johnstone Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2002 Dato’ Lee Hau Hian Non-Executive Director
21 Sep 2018 Holly van Deursen Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Reporting date 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2016
Tangible assets 370 322 293
Intangible asssets and goodwill 411 397 356
Investments and other non-current assets 32 31 28
Total non-current assets 813 750 678
Inventory / work in progress 142 125 104
Trade and other receivables 233 229 196
Cash and equivalents 97 90 117
Other current assets and asset held for resale 0 7 1
Total of all assets 1,284 1,201 1,096
Liabilities (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Short term liabilities 386 395 321
Long term liabilities 413 400 431
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 799 795 751
Net assets (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Net assets 485 406 344
Equity (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Share capital 34 34 34
Minority interests 21 18 18
Retained earnings 192 126 65
Share premium account 231 231 231
Other equity 7 -2 -4
Total equity 485 406 344
Cash Flow (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Cash from operating activities 97 132 137
Cashflow before financing 18 19 -26
Increase / decrease in Cash 9 11 44
Income (£m) 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 1,619 1,480 1,046
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 129 95 145
Pre-tax profit 120 86 137
Profit / loss for the year 103 75 121