Booker Group Plc Company Profile (LON:BOK)

About Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)

Booker Group Plc logoBooker Group plc is a food wholesaler. The Company operates through wholesaling activities segment. The Company offers a range of grocery, tobacco, alcoholic products and other products. It comprises Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Chef Direct, Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens, Londis and Booker India. The Company allows its independent retail customers to trade under its Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis brands. It operates approximately 3,200 Premier branded stores in the United Kingdom, over 50 retail discount stores under the Family Shopper brand, approximately 1,500 convenience stores under the Londis brand and over 120 convenience and mid-sized stores under the Budgens brand in Great Britain. The Company operates approximately three regional distribution centers, Hatfield and Haydock in England and Livingston in Scotland, and has a national distribution center in Wellingborough.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Food Retail & Distribution
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:BOK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £3.67 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,775,298,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 203.20
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 196.29
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 167.10 - GBX 218.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.20
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £5.39 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.68
  • Book Value: GBX 0.31 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.64
  • EBITDA: £209.5 million
  • Net Margins: 2.89%
  • Return on Equity: 28.26%
  • Return on Assets: 11.49%
  • Average Volume: 4.61 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)

What is Booker Group Plc's stock symbol?

Booker Group Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BOK."

How often does Booker Group Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Booker Group Plc?

Booker Group Plc announced a dividend on Thursday, October 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.69 per share on Friday, November 24th. This represents a yield of 0.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Booker Group Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Booker Group Plc's stock going? Where will Booker Group Plc's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Booker Group Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 198 to GBX 225. On average, they anticipate Booker Group Plc's share price to reach GBX 214 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Booker Group Plc.

Who are some of Booker Group Plc's key competitors?

Who are Booker Group Plc's key executives?

Booker Group Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Charles A. Wilson, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Jonathan Prentis, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Guy Farrant, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • Mark Chilton, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Stewart Charles Gilliland, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Helena Andreas, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Gary William Hughes, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Karen Elisabeth Dind Jones CBE, Non-Executive Senior Independent Director

How do I buy Booker Group Plc stock?

Shares of Booker Group Plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Booker Group Plc's stock price today?

One share of Booker Group Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 205.80.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Booker Group Plc (LON BOK)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  552 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  252 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  804
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Booker Group Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 214
Consensus Price Target History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Price Target History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Analysts' Ratings History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 220View Rating Details
9/14/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
4/12/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 215View Rating Details
3/30/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 225View Rating Details
3/17/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 198View Rating Details
1/31/2017S&P Global Inc.Reiterated RatingHoldGBX 215View Rating Details
1/10/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 210View Rating Details
11/24/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 215View Rating Details
9/16/2016Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
9/14/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 216View Rating Details
1/12/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 214 -> GBX 170View Rating Details
11/28/2015JP Morgan Asian Investment Trust PlcReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 200View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
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Earnings Estimates for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.02 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Booker Group Plc (LON BOK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/12/2017GBX 0.690.34%10/26/201710/26/201711/24/2017
5/18/2017GBX 7.994%6/8/20176/8/20177/7/2017
6/2/2016GBX 3.201.76%7/7/20167/7/20167/26/2016
5/19/2016GBX 4.032.3%6/9/20166/9/20167/8/2016
6/4/2015GBX 3.501.96%7/9/20157/9/20157/28/2015
5/21/2015GBX 3.141.85%6/11/20156/11/20157/10/2015
5/22/2014GBX 2.751.99%6/11/20146/11/20147/11/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/8/2016Hughes,Gary WInsiderBuy20,000GBX 168£33,600
1/26/2016Jones,KarenInsiderBuy6,740GBX 154£10,379.60
1/25/2016Hughes,Gary WInsiderBuy20,000GBX 155£31,000
6/4/2015Bryn SatherleyInsiderSell538,770GBX 170£915,909
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Latest Headlines for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Booker Group Plc : October 18, 2017 - October 18 at 5:59 PM logoBooker Group Plc :BOK-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended August 31, 2017 : October 16, 2017 - October 16 at 10:27 PM logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc - October 13 at 2:32 PM logoBooker Group 24-Week Pre-Tax Profit, Sales Up - Quick Facts - October 12 at 10:34 PM logoBooker profit up even as tobacco sales decline - MarketWatch - October 12 at 5:29 PM logoRecord-breaking German stock index tops 13,000 points - October 12 at 5:29 PM logoEdited Transcript of BOK.L earnings conference call or presentation 12-Oct-17 7:30am GMT - October 12 at 5:29 PM logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - October 12 at 8:08 AM logoBooker sees Tesco deal closing in early 2018 - October 12 at 4:16 AM logoConvenience retailer Nisa's CEO leaves during takeover talks - October 2 at 1:41 PM logo[$$] Big grocers take aim at UK's local corner shops - September 18 at 5:02 PM logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 17 at 8:40 AM logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives Sell Rating from Shore Capital - September 16 at 11:34 PM logoTesco, Booker defend tie-up plan, say suppliers will benefit - August 25 at 2:51 AM logoInvesco Ltd. : Form 8.3 - Booker Group Plc - August 25 at 2:50 AM logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 23 at 8:37 AM logoBooker Group Plc (LON:BOK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 29 at 8:39 AM logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Buy Rating for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) - July 22 at 6:29 PM logoTesco's Booker deal to undergo more investigation - July 12 at 3:48 AM logoTesco's Booker Deal Faces In-Depth Probe on Overlap Concerns - July 12 at 3:48 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 5 - Nasdaq - July 5 at 10:27 PM logo[$$] Tesco climbs as Booker target delivers growth - July 5 at 5:21 PM logoBooker Group Plc (LON:BOK) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 4 at 8:46 AM logoBooker Group Plc (LON:BOK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc - July 2 at 8:08 PM logo[$$] Tesco seeks to speed up competition probe into Booker deal - July 2 at 4:23 PM logoTesco's UK sales rise 2.3% on food boost - MarketWatch - June 16 at 3:53 AM logoBooker Group FY Profit, Sales Rise; Board Recommends Special Dividend - Nasdaq - May 18 at 11:39 AM logoIt’s time to consider buying Tesco plc again - April 21 at 4:06 PM logo[$$] Tesco boss runs into wholesale problems - March 31 at 4:07 PM logoTesco strikes deal to boost finances of rival to merger partner Booker - March 31 at 4:07 PM logoBooker Group Q4 Total sales up 0.5% and LFL sales up 0.7% - RTT News - March 31 at 2:27 AM logo[$$] Hayward feels the pressure as clock ticks on Taq Taq - March 30 at 4:23 PM logoBooker sees 7% rise for full-year same-store sales - March 30 at 2:22 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 28 - - Nasdaq - March 28 at 1:02 PM logoForm 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - BOOKER PLC - March 21 at 4:21 PM logoForm 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - BOOKER GROUP PLC - Amendment - March 6 at 10:50 AM logoIs this Footsie growth stock finally a buy following recent M&A news? - February 6 at 4:00 PM logoForm 8.3 - Booker Group PLC - January 30 at 3:53 PM logo[$$] Tesco's 'merger' looks more like an expensive succession plan - January 30 at 3:53 PM logo[$$] Tesco to Buy Food Wholesaler Booker for $4.7 Billion - January 29 at 8:58 PM logo[$$] Tesco looks to tighten grip on British food with Booker purchase - January 27 at 4:57 PM logo[$$] EasyJet slips amid fears of dividend cut - January 27 at 4:57 PM logoTesco Agrees to Buy Wholesaler Booker for About $4.6 Billion - January 27 at 2:44 AM logo[$$] Tesco to Buy Booker for $4.7 Billion - January 27 at 2:44 AM logoTesco to buy UK wholesaler Booker for 3.7 bln stg - January 27 at 2:44 AM logoBooker Group 16-week LFL Sales Up 3.2% - Quick Facts - January 13 at 2:18 AM logoBooker Group 16-week LFL Sales Up 3.2% - January 12 at 4:14 PM logoShould you buy Debenhams plc & Booker Group plc after 5% sales growth? - January 12 at 4:14 PM


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Booker Group Plc (BOK) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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