Close Brothers Group plc Company Profile (LON:CBG)

About Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)

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.

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  • Symbol: LON:CBG
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  • Market Cap: £2.41 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 148,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,635.37
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,499.32
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 975 - GBX 1,715
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.45
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • 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.

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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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) (?)
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)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/22/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,780View Rating Details
5/19/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,779View Rating Details
5/19/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,400View Rating Details
5/19/2017Peel HuntDowngradeHoldGBX 1,600View Rating Details
5/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/9/2017MacquarieDowngradeUnderperformGBX 1,430View Rating Details
3/15/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 1,550View Rating Details
1/12/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,506View Rating Details
10/13/2016FinnCapReiterated RatingBuyView 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 IncReiterated 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
(Data available from 5/25/2015 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: $126.19 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/14/2017GBX 201.28%3/23/20173/23/20174/26/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/5/2017Preben PrebensenInsiderBuy9GBX 1,663£149.67
4/26/2017Elizabeth LeeInsiderBuy3GBX 1,673GBX 5,019
4/6/2017Preben PrebensenInsiderBuy10GBX 1,554£155.40
3/15/2017Elizabeth LeeInsiderSell6,000GBX 1,557£93,420
3/6/2017Philip YarrowInsiderBuy10GBX 1,508£150.80
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)


Headline Trends for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
Latest Headlines for Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG)
DateHeadline logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Lowered to Hold at Peel Hunt - May 23 at 12:02 AM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital - May 23 at 12:02 AM logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Hold Rating for Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) - May 22 at 11:26 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co. - May 22 at 6:26 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - May 19 at 3:14 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd - May 19 at 9:01 AM logoClose Brothers Says Confident Of Good FY Result - May 19 at 8:52 AM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Insider Preben Prebensen Acquires 9 Shares - May 8 at 12:26 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 24 at 5:04 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given "Overweight" Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 9 at 3:08 PM logoInsider Buying: Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Insider Acquires 10 Shares of Stock - April 6 at 1:46 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given Add Rating at Peel Hunt - April 1 at 8:27 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - March 29 at 2:28 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,500 at Macquarie - March 25 at 10:10 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co. - March 21 at 3:49 AM logoNo ex-divs on the FTSE 100 on March 23 - March 20 at 2:16 PM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Earns “Add” Rating from Peel Hunt - March 19 at 6:18 AM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Earns “Hold” Rating from Shore Capital - March 19 at 1:26 AM logoTOP NEWS: Close Brothers Profit Up, Picks Direct Line's Biggs As Chair - March 14 at 9:08 PM logoClose Brothers H1 Profit Rises - Quick Facts - March 14 at 11:12 AM logoClose Brothers reports higher H1 profit, expects higher loan growth in H2 - March 14 at 11:12 AM logoClose Brothers Group plc (CBG) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - March 13 at 2:19 AM logoBUZZ-Close Brothers: falls on Barclays downgrade - February 1 at 6:41 AM logoClose Brothers says confident of good results in H1, FY - Quick Facts - RTT News - January 20 at 3:20 AM logoClose Brothers Group PLC -- Moody's assigns a A3 rating to Close Brothers Group plc's subordinated debt - January 6 at 4:32 PM logoBRIEF-Close Brothers to issue 150 mln stg of subordinated debt - January 6 at 2:41 AM logoCosts slashed for DIY investors - December 20 at 6:34 AM


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Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/25/2017 by Staff