Close 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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- Symbol: LON:CBG
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- Market Cap: £2.41 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 148,600,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,635.37
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,499.32
- 52 Week Range: GBX 975 - GBX 1,715
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.45
- P/E Growth: 0.00
- Annual Revenue: £717.7 million
- Price / Sales: 3.36
- Book Value: GBX 7.68 per share
- Price / Book: 2.11
- Average Volume: 327,984 shs.
Frequently Asked Questions for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
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 announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 20 per share on Wednesday, April 26th. This represents a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 23rd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Close Brothers Group plc's Dividend History.
Where is Close Brothers Group plc's stock going? Where will Close Brothers Group plc's stock price be in 2017?
12 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Close Brothers Group plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,400 to GBX 1,780. On average, they expect Close Brothers Group plc's share price to reach GBX 1,549.44 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Close Brothers Group plc.
Who are some of Close Brothers Group plc's key competitors?
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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 1,622.
Consensus Ratings for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|Ratings Breakdown: ||1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings|
|Consensus Rating:||Hold (Score: 2.25)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||GBX 1,549.44|
Analysts' Ratings History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)
|5/22/2017||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 1,780|
|5/19/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,779|
|5/19/2017||Liberum Capital||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 1,400|
|5/19/2017||Peel Hunt||Downgrade||Hold||GBX 1,600|
|5/19/2017||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Hold|
|3/15/2017||Barclays PLC||Reiterated Rating||Equal weight||GBX 1,550|
|1/12/2017||Jefferies Group LLC||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 1,506|
|9/30/2016||Royal Bank of Canada||Reiterated Rating||Sector Performer||GBX 1,400|
|9/27/2016||Panmure Gordon||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 1,500|
|9/13/2016||Citigroup Inc||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|3/9/2016||Keefe, Bruyette & Woods||Reiterated Rating||Market Perform||GBX 1,320|
|9/25/2015||Charles Stanley||Reiterated Rating||accumulate|
|7/24/2015||Canaccord Genuity||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,844|
Earnings History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Earnings Estimates for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $126.19 EPS
Dividend History by Quarter for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)Insider Trades by Quarter for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|5/5/2017||Preben Prebensen||Insider||Buy||9||GBX 1,663||£149.67|
|4/26/2017||Elizabeth Lee||Insider||Buy||3||GBX 1,673||GBX 5,019|
|4/6/2017||Preben Prebensen||Insider||Buy||10||GBX 1,554||£155.40|
|3/15/2017||Elizabeth Lee||Insider||Sell||6,000||GBX 1,557||£93,420|
|3/6/2017||Philip Yarrow||Insider||Buy||10||GBX 1,508||£150.80|
|2/6/2017||Rebekah Etherington||Insider||Buy||11||GBX 1,453||£159.83|
|1/23/2017||Rebekah Etherington||Insider||Sell||966||GBX 1,434||£13,852.44|
|12/5/2016||Philip Yarrow||Insider||Buy||11||GBX 1,367||£150.37|
|11/7/2016||Preben Prebensen||Insider||Buy||12||GBX 1,293||£155.16|
|10/5/2016||Preben Prebensen||Insider||Buy||11||GBX 1,376||£151.36|
|10/4/2016||Jonathan Howell||Insider||Sell||149,292||GBX 1,378||£2,057,243.76|
|9/27/2016||Elizabeth Lee||Insider||Sell||20,000||GBX 1,417||£283,400|
|6/27/2016||Hodges,Stephen R||Insider||Buy||40,000||GBX 1,084||£433,600|
|11/25/2015||Prebensen,Preben||Insider||Buy||1||GBX 1,422||GBX 1,422|
|5/6/2015||Preben Prebensen||Insider||Sell||44,039||GBX 1,524||£671,154.36|
|4/8/2015||Jonathan Howell||Insider||Sell||229,773||GBX 1,592||£3,657,986.16|
|1/27/2015||Stephen R Hodges||Insider||Sell||46,406||GBX 1,545||£716,972.70|
|1/26/2015||Elizabeth Lee||Insider||Sell||16,827||GBX 1,556.60||£261,929.08|
Headline Trends for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
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Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017