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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:BOK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.bookergroup.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £3.58 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,775,298,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 193.17
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 195.87
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 167.10 - GBX 218.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.42
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £5.33 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.67
  • Book Value: GBX 0.34 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.92
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £201.7 million
  • Net Margins: 3.07%
  • Return on Equity: 28.74%
  • Return on Assets: 11.49%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.03 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, May 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 7.99 per share on Friday, July 7th. This represents a yield of 4%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. This is a boost from Booker Group Plc's previous dividend of $0.63. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Booker Group Plc's Dividend History.

When will Booker Group Plc make its next earnings announcement?

Booker Group Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 12th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Booker Group Plc.

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

10 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Booker Group Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 175 to GBX 225. On average, they anticipate Booker Group Plc's share price to reach GBX 209.89 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
  • Karan Bilimoria CBE, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Gary William Hughes, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Karen Elisabeth Dind Jones CBE, Non-Executive 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 201.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Booker Group Plc (LON BOK)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  533 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  226 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  759
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, 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 209.89

Analysts' Ratings History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 220View Rating Details
7/12/2017Shore 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
10/15/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/In-LineGBX 160View Rating Details
10/15/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 150View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Earnings by Quarter for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Booker Group Plc (LON BOK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/12/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

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

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Booker Group Plc (LON BOK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/18/2017GBX 7.994%6/8/20176/8/20177/7/2017
10/13/2016€0.630.34%10/27/201610/27/201611/25/2016
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
10/15/2015€0.570.32%10/29/201510/29/201511/27/2015
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
10/16/2014€0.520.43%10/30/201410/30/201411/28/2014
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Latest Headlines for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (LON:BOK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 8:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Buy Rating for Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 6:29 PM
marketwatch.com logoTesco's Booker deal to undergo more investigation
www.marketwatch.com - July 12 at 3:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTesco's Booker Deal Faces In-Depth Probe on Overlap Concerns
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 3:48 AM
nasdaq.com logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 5 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 5 at 10:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Tesco climbs as Booker target delivers growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 5:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (LON:BOK) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (LON:BOK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 8:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Tesco seeks to speed up competition probe into Booker deal
finance.yahoo.com - July 2 at 4:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Tesco pulls plug on Thailand bulk business as UK sales grow
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEuropean stocks finish higher, but supermarket shares hit by Amazon
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTesco sales growth overshadowed by Amazon's Whole Foods move
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 4:43 PM
marketwatch.com logoTesco's UK sales rise 2.3% on food boost - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - June 16 at 3:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBooker Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BOK-GB : June 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 5:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Booker Group Plc : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBooker Group Plc :BOK-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 1:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 7:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Tesco faces competition probe into £3.7bn Booker purchase
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Raises Dividend to GBX 7.99 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BOK.L earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 7:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 3:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Earns Sell Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 2:52 PM
nasdaq.com logoBooker Group FY Profit, Sales Rise; Board Recommends Special Dividend - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 18 at 11:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 7:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates Buy Rating for Booker Group Plc (BOK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 10:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBooker Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BOK-GB : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives  Buy Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 12:55 PM
fool.co.uk logoIt’s time to consider buying Tesco plc again
www.fool.co.uk - April 21 at 4:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Earns Neutral Rating from BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 10:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBooker Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:BOK) : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 10:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Mighty Tesco and The Regulator's Thumb
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Booker Group Plc (BOK)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 5:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Earns "Sell" Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 4:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 4:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives "Buy" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 1:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives Sell Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGerman court sets three month deadline for Metro breakup decision
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 4:07 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Tesco boss runs into wholesale problems
www.ft.com - March 31 at 4:07 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTesco strikes deal to boost finances of rival to merger partner Booker
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 4:07 PM
rttnews.com logoBooker Group Q4 Total sales up 0.5% and LFL sales up 0.7% - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - March 31 at 2:27 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Hayward feels the pressure as clock ticks on Taq Taq
www.ft.com - March 30 at 4:23 PM
marketwatch.com logoBooker sees 7% rise for full-year same-store sales
www.marketwatch.com - March 30 at 2:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 28 - Nasdaq.com - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 28 at 1:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Earns Buy Rating from Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 6:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 3:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 5:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 10:29 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoForm 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - BOOKER PLC
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 4:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBooker Group Plc (BOK) Receives “Underperform” Rating from BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 11:03 PM

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