Berendsen PLC Company Profile (LON:BRSN)

About Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)

Berendsen PLC logoBerendsen plc is a focused European textile, hygiene and safety solutions business. The Company operates through Workwear, Facility, Healthcare and Hospitality segments. It provides outsourced workwear services to 80,000 customers across Europe. Its services include workwear design, rental and delivery, repair, stockholding and stock management, including specialized garment dispensing systems. Its Facility Business Line offers three services: Washroom, Mats and Cleanroom. It also supplies individually customized solutions for controlled areas and cleanrooms to protect sensitive products and processes from human particles. It offers solutions for hospital wards, operating theatres and elderly care homes. It offers a portfolio of Berendsen branded textile solutions, as well as sterilization, surgical kits and clinical solutions under the Guardian, Rocialle and IHSS brands. It provides linen solutions primarily to customers operating in hotel, restaurant and catering sectors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Business Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:BRSN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £2.17 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 171,293,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,273.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,055.23
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 722 - GBX 1,308
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.15 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.89
  • Book Value: GBX 3.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.95
  • EBIDTA: £339.4 million
  • Net Margins: 4.71%
  • Return on Equity: 9.83%
  • Return on Assets: 3.29%
  • Average Volume: 1.44 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)

What is Berendsen PLC's stock symbol?

Berendsen PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "BRSN."

How often does Berendsen PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Berendsen PLC?

Berendsen PLC declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be given a dividend of GBX 11 per share on Friday, August 25th. This represents a yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 3rd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Berendsen PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Berendsen PLC's stock going? Where will Berendsen PLC's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Berendsen PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 645 to GBX 1,370. On average, they expect Berendsen PLC's share price to reach GBX 1,028.64 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Berendsen PLC.

Who are some of Berendsen PLC's key competitors?

Who are Berendsen PLC's key executives?

Berendsen PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • James Drummond, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Kevin Quinn, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Baba Devani, Managing Director - Facility and Group Business Development
  • Peter Haveus, Managing Director - Workwear
  • Christophe Martin, Managing Director - Healthcare
  • Gillian Duggan, Group Director - Human Resources
  • Niels Peter Hansen, Managing Director - Hospitality
  • Claude Sada, Director - Berendsen Excellence
  • David A. Lawler, Company Secretary
  • Iain G. T. Ferguson CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

How do I buy Berendsen PLC stock?

Shares of Berendsen 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 Berendsen PLC's stock price today?

One share of Berendsen PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,268.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Berendsen PLC (LON BRSN)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  147 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  314
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Berendsen 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 Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,028.64

Analysts' Ratings History for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/12/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,370View Rating Details
6/26/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual WeightGBX 700 -> GBX 1,207View Rating Details
6/19/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutralGBX 1,070 -> GBX 1,200View Rating Details
6/8/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetAddGBX 908 -> GBX 1,250View Rating Details
5/22/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,164View Rating Details
4/28/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeUnderweightGBX 950 -> GBX 645View Rating Details
4/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,249View Rating Details
3/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeUnderperformGBX 950 -> GBX 660View Rating Details
3/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeUnderperformGBX 1,200 -> GBX 700View Rating Details
3/3/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHoldGBX 1,070 -> GBX 940View Rating Details
2/13/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutralGBX 1,000 -> GBX 930View Rating Details
12/6/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeSellView Rating Details
2/26/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,238View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
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Earnings Estimates for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $60.09 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Berendsen PLC (LON BRSN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2017GBX 110.87%8/3/20178/3/20178/25/2017
3/3/2017GBX 22.502.73%4/6/20174/6/20175/5/2017
7/29/2016GBX 10.500.82%9/8/20169/8/201610/7/2016
2/26/2016GBX 21.501.87%4/7/20164/7/20165/6/2016
7/31/2015GBX 100.98%9/10/20159/10/201510/9/2015
2/27/2015GBX 20.501.8%4/9/20154/9/20155/8/2015
8/29/2014GBX 9.500.89%9/10/20149/10/201410/10/2014
2/28/2014GBX 19.201.83%4/9/20144/9/20145/2/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2017David LawlerInsiderSell108,832GBX 1,289£1,402,844.48
3/24/2017Iain FergusonInsiderBuy10,000GBX 785£78,500
3/3/2017James DrummondInsiderBuy122,840GBX 8£9,827.20
11/4/2016Iain FergusonInsiderBuy5,000GBX 940£47,000
10/27/2016Iain FergusonInsiderBuy10,000GBX 1,033£103,300
6/2/2016Wood,Andrew RInsiderSell5,000GBX 1,219£60,950
6/1/2016Quinn,KevinInsiderSell14,329GBX 1,222£175,100.38
11/19/2015Drummond,JamesInsiderBuy10,000GBX 1,045£104,500
9/24/2015Lawler,DavidInsiderSell20,000GBX 985£197,000
6/1/2015Maarit Aarni-SirviöInsiderBuy1,400GBX 1,024.50£14,343
4/10/2015David LawlerInsiderSell58,236GBX 1,138.30£662,900.39
3/9/2015Kevin QuinnInsiderSell15,210GBX 1,112.40£169,196.04
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
Latest Headlines for Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN)
DateHeadline logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Insider David Lawler Sells 108,832 Shares - September 8 at 10:19 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 29 at 10:48 PM logoBerendsen Plc : BRSN-GB: Dividend Analysis : August 04th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017 - August 15 at 10:39 PM logoEdited Transcript of BRSN.L earnings conference call or presentation 1-Mar-13 9:00am GMT - August 13 at 4:09 PM logoEdited Transcript of BRSN.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Feb-15 10:00am GMT - August 13 at 2:27 AM logoBerendsen PLC (LON:BRSN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 5 at 12:38 AM logoBerendsen Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look - August 2 at 10:30 PM logoBerendsen Plc :BRSN-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 2, 2017 - August 2 at 10:30 PM logoBerendsen PLC Plans Dividend of GBX 11 (LON:BRSN) - July 26 at 4:01 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - July 19 at 2:58 AM logoEdited Transcript of BRSN.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Aug-13 8:00am GMT - July 12 at 5:20 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 11 at 12:40 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Raised to "Equal Weight" at Barclays PLC - June 26 at 8:16 PM logoNovalis S.A.S. -- Moody's confirms Elis' Ba2 CFR with a stable outlook following firm offer to acquire Berendsen - June 22 at 10:20 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Downgraded to Neutral at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - June 19 at 7:00 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - June 16 at 7:56 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Stock Rating Lowered by BNP Paribas - June 16 at 8:30 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) PT Raised to GBX 1,250 - June 8 at 5:20 PM logoElis Goes Through the Wringer - June 8 at 9:07 AM logo[$$] Laundry group Elis agrees £2.2bn deal for Berendsen - June 8 at 12:10 AM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Add Rating for Berendsen PLC (BRSN) - May 24 at 6:28 PM logoNovalis S.A.S. -- Moody's places Elis' ratings under review with direction uncertain - May 23 at 12:52 PM logoNumis Securities Ltd Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Berendsen PLC (BRSN) - May 22 at 10:20 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - May 19 at 11:06 PM logoBerendsen Plc: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? - May 19 at 3:59 PM logoEuropean shares off lows; Brazil-exposed stocks slump - May 18 at 3:59 PM logoPeel Hunt Reiterates Add Rating for Berendsen PLC (BRSN) - May 18 at 2:14 PM logoU.S. politics pressures Europe shares, M&A, earnings provide support - May 18 at 11:33 AM logoTaken to the Cleaners - May 18 at 11:33 AM logoPeel Hunt Trims Berendsen PLC (BRSN) Target Price to GBX 908 - April 30 at 4:58 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Receives Outperform Rating from BNP Paribas - April 30 at 7:36 AM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates Overweight Rating for Berendsen PLC (BRSN) - April 30 at 6:58 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Downgraded to "Underweight" at Morgan Stanley - April 30 at 12:32 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Given New GBX 908 Price Target at Peel Hunt - April 28 at 8:58 PM logoBerendsen Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BRSN-GB : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 9:11 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 25 at 12:53 AM logoETFs with exposure to Berendsen Plc : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 3:55 PM logoBerendsen Plc :BRSN-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : April 14, 2017 - April 15 at 10:55 AM logoBerendsen Plc :BRSN-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 14, 2017 - April 15 at 10:55 AM logoBerendsen Plc : BRSN-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 9:03 PM logoBerendsen PLC's (BRSN) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd - April 6 at 4:21 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - March 30 at 1:40 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Downgraded by Royal Bank of Canada - March 29 at 10:54 PM logo[$$] Brexit stocks: quack remedy - March 28 at 12:59 PM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Lowered to Underweight at Barclays PLC - March 27 at 3:08 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Barclays PLC - March 25 at 4:31 PM logoInsider Buying: Berendsen PLC (BRSN) Insider Buys 10,000 Shares of Stock - March 24 at 10:08 AM logoBerendsen PLC (BRSN) Lowered to Underperform at Credit Suisse Group AG - March 22 at 7:16 PM logoBuzz -Berendsen: hit by another broker downgrade - March 22 at 3:46 PM logoBUZZ-Berendsen: bottom of FTSE 250 on Barclays downgrade - March 21 at 7:17 AM


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Berendsen PLC (BRSN) Chart for Tuesday, September, 19, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/19/2017 by Staff