XPS Pensions Group

XPS: 149.50 -0.25 (-0.17%) delayed: 25 Feb 2020, 17:30

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XPS Pensions Group Fundamentals

Share Price Information

Name XPS Pensions Group
Epic XPS
Sector Investment Services
ISIN GB00BDDN1T20
Activites XPS Pensions Group plc (formerly Xafinity plc) is a UK specialist in pensions actuarial, investment consulting and administration, providing a wide range of services to over 1,200 pension scheme clients. The XPS Pensions Group combines expertise, insight and technology to address the needs of both pension trustees and sponsoring companies. The Group has 1,000+ employees, of which approximately 90 per cent are client facing, with 15 offices providing the Group with access to staff, expertise and clients across the UK.
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Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 149.50 Net gearing (%) 35.42
Market capitalisation (£m) 306.37 Gross gearing (%) 37.63
Shares in issue (m) 203.90 Debt ratio 31.92
P/E ratio 26.36 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.78
Total dividends per share (p) 6.60 Assets / equity ratio 1.60
Dividend yield (%) 4.39 Price to book value 1.96
Dividend cover 0.86 ROCE (%) 4.95
Earning per share (p) 5.70 EPS growth (%) -27.85
52-week high / low (p) 168.00 / 95.00 DPS growth (%) 4.76

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Mar 2019 Full Year 110 12 5.70 GBP
31 Mar 2018 Full Year 64 12 7.90 GBP
31 Mar 2017 Full Year 52 -13 -12.50 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H1 Dividend 09 Jan 2020 06 Feb 2020 2.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 29 Aug 2019 26 Sep 2019 4.30 GBX 6.60
H1 Dividend 10 Jan 2019 07 Feb 2019 2.30 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 30 Aug 2018 27 Sep 2018 4.20 GBX 6.30
H1 Dividend 28 Dec 2017 08 Feb 2018 2.10 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 31 Aug 2017 28 Sep 2017 0.73 GBX 0.73

Contact details

Company name XPS Pensions Group
Address Phoenix House, 1 Station Hill, Reading RG1 1NB.
Telephone +44 (0)118 918 5000
Website http://www.xpsgroup.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Zeus Capital
Company's joint broker n/a
NOMAD Deloitte Corporate Finance
Registrar Equiniti
Auditors BDO Stoy Hayward
Solicitors Reed Smith LLP

Directors

Appointed Director Position
09 Jul 2019 Snehal Shah Chief Financial Officer
01 Apr 2014 Benjamin Oliver Bramhall Co-Chief Executive Officer
03 Oct 2016 Paul Gareth Cuff Co-Chief Executive Officer
16 Feb 2017 Tom Cross-Brown Non-Executive Chairman
16 Feb 2017 Alan Robert Bannatyne Non-Executive Director
17 May 2019 Sarah Lucy Ing Non-Executive Director
16 Feb 2017 Margaret Locke Snowdon Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2017
Tangible assets 2 1 1
Intangible asssets and goodwill 208 216 59
Investments and other non-current assets 2 1 0
Total non-current assets 212 217 60
Inventory / work in progress 0 0 0
Trade and other receivables 33 28 12
Cash and equivalents 6 9 5
Other current assets and asset held for resale 0 0 1
Total of all assets 251 255 78
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 21 28 9
Long term liabilities 73 73 39
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 94 101 49
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 156 154 29
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 0 0 0
Minority interests 0 0 0
Retained earnings -9 -12 -21
Share premium account 117 117 50
Other equity 49 48 -0
Total equity 156 154 29
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 16 10 11
Cashflow before financing 8 -79 10
Increase / decrease in Cash -4 5 2
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 110 64 52
Cost of sales 0 0 0
Gross profit 0 0 0
Operating profit 13 6 -5
Pre-tax profit 11 4 -13
Profit / loss for the year 12 12 -13