Close Brothers Group Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,529
-29.00 (-1.86 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume556,566 shs
Average Volume227,576 shs
Market Capitalization£2.31 billion
P/E Ratio21.06
Dividend Yield3.72%
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About Close Brothers Group

Close Brothers Group plc, a merchant banking company, provides financial services to small businesses and individuals in the United Kingdom. It operates through five segments: Commercial, Retail, Property, Asset Management, and Securities. The company offers various deposit products, including fixed term deposits and notice accounts. It also provides asset finance, asset-based lending, commercial vehicle hire, short-term bridging finance, insurance premium finance, invoice discounting and factoring, and property finance products. In addition, the company offers funding services for general aviation aircraft, and various leisure and commercial vessels; sale and rent back services for the brewing sector; broker finance services to agriculture, construction, manufacturing, and transport industries; leasing services for construction, manufacturing, IT equipment, and specialist assets; and loan, hire purchase, leasing, and refinancing services to the professional service sector, including dental, medical, pharmacy, and veterinary sectors. Further, it provides financial education, investment management, and financial planning and advice services; self-directed services that help investors to manage their portfolio online; and services for financial advisers. Additionally, the company offers liquidity and flexible execution services to retail stockbrokers, wealth managers, and institutional investors; market making, sales, research, and corporate broking services; and dealing, custody, and settlement services to the institutional, wealth management, and brokerage clients. Close Brothers Group plc was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.


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Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Close Brothers Group a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Close Brothers Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Close Brothers Group stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CBG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Close Brothers Group?

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How were Close Brothers Group's earnings last quarter?

Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 13th. The company reported $71.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $68.50 by $2.70. The business had revenue of $405.50 million for the quarter.
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How has Close Brothers Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Close Brothers Group's stock was trading at GBX 1,146 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CBG stock has increased by 33.4% and is now trading at GBX 1,529.
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How often does Close Brothers Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Close Brothers Group?

Close Brothers Group announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 18 per share on Wednesday, April 28th. This represents a yield of 1.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 25th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is Close Brothers Group a good dividend stock?

Close Brothers Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.72%. The dividend payout ratio of Close Brothers Group is 0.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for CBG?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Close Brothers Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 860 to GBX 1,828. On average, they expect Close Brothers Group's stock price to reach GBX 1,341.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.3%.
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Who are Close Brothers Group's key executives?

Close Brothers Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael Bartlett Morgan, CFO, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 56, Pay $655k)
  • Mr. Adrian John Sainsbury, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Martyn Atkinson, Group Chief Operating Officer
  • Ms. Sophie A. Ameln Gillingham, Director of Investor Relations
  • Camila Sugimura, Deputy Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Angela Yotov, Group Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Rebekah Etherington, Group Head of HR
  • Mr. Andreas Reinert, Managing Director of Food & Consumer Goods - Germany
  • Mr. Nigel Anthony Mottershead, Head of Credit (Age 63)
  • Mr. Robert Sack, Group Chief Risk Officer

Who are some of Close Brothers Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Close Brothers Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Close Brothers Group investors own include The Sage Group (SGE), Hologic (HOLX), BHP Group (BHP), Herc (HRI), EZCORP (EZPW), (MBBYF) (MBBYF), Town Sports International (CLUB), Ascena Retail Group (ASNA), Aviva (AV) and AstraZeneca (AZN).

What is Close Brothers Group's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Close Brothers Group?

Shares of CBG 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.
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What is Close Brothers Group's stock price today?

One share of CBG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,529.

How much money does Close Brothers Group make?

Close Brothers Group has a market capitalization of £2.31 billion and generates £790.80 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Close Brothers Group have?

Close Brothers Group employs 3,700 workers across the globe.

What is Close Brothers Group's official website?

The official website for Close Brothers Group is www.closebrothers.com.

Where are Close Brothers Group's headquarters?

Close Brothers Group is headquartered at 10 Crown Place, LONDON, EC2A 4FT, United Kingdom.

How can I contact Close Brothers Group?

Close Brothers Group's mailing address is 10 Crown Place, LONDON, EC2A 4FT, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-76553100.

This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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