Close Brothers Group plc Company Profile (LON:CBG)

About Close Brothers Group plc

Close Brothers Group plc logoClose Brothers Group plc is a merchant banking company. The Company provides lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. The Company operates through three segments: Banking, Securities and Asset Management. The Banking segment provides lending to small businesses and individuals, with an emphasis on specialist finance. It also offers deposit-taking services to the United Kingdom businesses and individuals. The Securities segment provides trading services in the United Kingdom through Winterflood, a market-maker. The Asset Management segment provides a range of financial advice, investment management and online investing services to private clients and professional advisors. Its portfolio of solutions include aviation and marine, broker finance, brewery rentals, asset-based lending, commercial vehicle hire, insurance premium finance, invoice finance, motor finance, property finance, professional services finance, retail finance and technology services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: CBG
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $18.59
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1465.27
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1398.24
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 975 - GBX 1,521
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.91
  • P/E Growth: 2.85
  • Market Cap: $2.18B
  • Outstanding Shares: 147,543,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.31)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,492.60

Analysts' Ratings History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/7/2017Numis Securities LtdUpgradeBuyGBX 1,779View Rating Details
2/1/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 1,500 -> GBX 1,430View Rating Details
1/23/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,650View Rating Details
1/20/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,600View Rating Details
1/13/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,506View Rating Details
1/5/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,400View Rating Details
10/13/2016FinnCapReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/11/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,341View Rating Details
9/30/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformerGBX 1,400View Rating Details
9/27/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,500View Rating Details
9/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/9/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 1,320View Rating Details
9/25/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
7/24/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,844View Rating Details
5/1/2015HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,840View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
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Earnings Estimates for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $124.61 EPS


Dividend History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/27/2016GBX 382.76%10/13/201610/13/201611/22/2016
3/8/2016GBX 191.46%3/17/20163/17/20164/20/2016
9/22/2015GBX 35.502.4%10/15/201510/15/201511/24/2015
9/23/2014GBX 32.502.28%10/16/201410/16/201411/25/2014
3/11/2014GBX 16.501.12%3/19/20143/19/20144/23/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/6/2017Rebekah EtheringtonInsiderBuy11GBX 1,453£159.83
1/23/2017Rebekah EtheringtonInsiderSell966GBX 1,434£13,852.44
12/5/2016Philip YarrowInsiderBuy11GBX 1,367£150.37
11/7/2016Preben PrebensenInsiderBuy12GBX 1,293£155.16
10/5/2016Preben PrebensenInsiderBuy11GBX 1,376£151.36
10/4/2016Jonathan HowellInsiderSell149,292GBX 1,378£2,057,243.76
9/27/2016Elizabeth LeeInsiderSell20,000GBX 1,417£283,400
9/5/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy10GBX 1,393£139.30
8/5/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy12GBX 1,280£153.60
7/5/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy14GBX 1,025£143.50
6/27/2016Hodges,Stephen RInsiderBuy40,000GBX 1,084£433,600
6/6/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy12GBX 1,298£155.76
5/20/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy23,357GBX 1,280£298,969.60
5/6/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy13GBX 1,195£155.35
4/7/2016Howell,JonathanInsiderSell9,107GBX 1,238£112,744.66
4/6/2016Howell,JonathanInsiderSell53,893GBX 1,230£662,883.90
4/5/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy12GBX 1,231£147.72
3/7/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy11GBX 1,392£153.12
2/5/2016Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy12GBX 1,246£149.52
12/7/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy11GBX 1,396£153.56
11/25/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy1GBX 1,422GBX 1,422
11/20/2015Howell,JonathanInsiderSell56,901GBX 1,479£841,565.79
11/19/2015Howell,JonathanInsiderSell64,000GBX 1,494£956,160
11/5/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy10GBX 1,480£148
10/7/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderSell82,599GBX 1,547£1,277,806.53
10/6/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy10GBX 1,550£155
10/5/2015Lee,ElizabethInsiderSell20,000GBX 1,529£305,800
9/8/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy10GBX 1,478£147.80
8/6/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy10GBX 1,469£146.90
7/7/2015Prebensen,PrebenInsiderBuy10GBX 1,543£154.30
5/6/2015Preben PrebensenInsiderSell44,039GBX 1,524£671,154.36
4/8/2015Jonathan HowellInsiderSell229,773GBX 1,592£3,657,986.16
1/27/2015Stephen R HodgesInsiderSell46,406GBX 1,545£716,972.70
1/26/2015Elizabeth LeeInsiderSell16,827GBX 1,556.60£261,929.08
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
News IconTrading Sheet: Watching the Levels for Close Brothers Group plc (LSE:CBG) - Benton Bulletin (LON:CBG) - February 23 at 9:08 PM
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News IconWith An ROE OF 17.7% In The Past Year, Can Close Brothers Group plc (LSE:CBG) Catch Up To Its Industry? - Simply Wall St (LON:CBG) - February 9 at 4:28 PM
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News IconClose Brothers Group PLC (LON:CBG) Receives 'Equal Weight' Rating From Brokers At Barclays Capital - UK Market News (LON:CBG) - February 2 at 4:25 PM logoBUZZ-Close Brothers: falls on Barclays downgrade (LON:CBG) - February 1 at 6:41 AM logoClose Brothers : Small firms delay long-term plans over EU doubts (LON:CBG) - January 30 at 4:12 PM
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News IconClose Brothers Group PLC (LON:CBG) Receives Overweight Rating From JP Morgan Cazenove Analysts - NewsDen (LON:CBG) - January 23 at 2:12 AM
News IconNumis reiterated Close Brothers Group PLC (LON:CBG) as 'Add' With 1629 PT - UK Market News (LON:CBG) - January 21 at 9:11 PM
News IconPeel Hunt Reiterated Close Brothers Group PLC (LON:CBG) As 'Add' - UK Market News (LON:CBG) - January 21 at 4:11 PM
News IconDoes Close Brothers Group plc Have Greater Investment Appeal ... - Investomania (blog) (LON:CBG) - January 21 at 3:21 AM logoTOP NEWS: Close Brothers Confident For First Half As Loan Book Grows (LON:CBG) - January 20 at 5:19 PM logoClose Brothers says confident of good results in H1, FY - Quick Facts - RTT News (LON:CBG) - January 20 at 3:20 AM logoClose Brothers sees strong first half, reports rise in loan book (LON:CBG) - January 20 at 3:20 AM logoHow will markets welcome the inauguration of President Donald Trump? - Proactive Investors UK (LON:CBG) - January 19 at 5:19 PM
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News IconSSE PLC (LON:SSE) Receives 'Buy' Rating From Brokers At Investec (LON:CBG) - January 15 at 4:03 PM
News IconAnalysts At Jefferies Reiterated Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG) As Hold - NewsDen (LON:CBG) - January 12 at 4:28 PM
News IconClose Brothers Group (LON:CBG) New Price Targets - UK Market News (LON:CBG) - January 10 at 4:52 PM
News IconWeekly Broker Update – Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG) - NewsDen (LON:CBG) - January 8 at 2:44 AM
News IconLiberum Capital Gives Close Brothers Group PLC Price Target With Potential -4.06% Downside - UK Market News (LON:CBG) - January 7 at 4:42 PM logoClose Brothers Group PLC -- Moody's assigns a A3 rating to Close Brothers Group plc's subordinated debt (LON:CBG) - January 6 at 4:32 PM logoBRIEF-Close Brothers to issue 150 mln stg of subordinated debt (LON:CBG) - January 6 at 2:41 AM
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News IconShort Interest To Observe: Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Rises 0.21% on Dec 9 - Herald KS (LON:CBG) - December 9 at 4:28 PM
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What is Close Brothers Group plc's stock symbol?

Close Brothers Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CBG."

How often does Close Brothers Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Close Brothers Group plc?

Close Brothers Group plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, September 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 38 per share on Tuesday, November 22nd. This represents a yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th. This is a boost from Close Brothers Group plc's previous dividend of $19.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Where is Close Brothers Group plc's stock going? Where will Close Brothers Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Close Brothers Group plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,320 to GBX 1,779. On average, they anticipate Close Brothers Group plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,492.60 in the next year.

When will Close Brothers Group plc announce their earnings?

Close Brothers Group plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March, 6th 2017.

How do I buy Close Brothers Group plc stock?

Shares of Close Brothers 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.

How much does a share of Close Brothers Group plc stock cost?

One share of Close Brothers Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,480.

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by Staff