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QQQ   306.17
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DOW   32,654.59
QQQ   306.17
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QQQ   306.17

Close Brothers Group (CBG) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 1,097
+1.00 (+0.09%)
(As of 05/18/2022 08:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3,894 shs
Average Volume
344,870 shs
Market Capitalization
£1.65 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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 savings products, including personal and business savings, and pension deposits. 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 the agriculture, construction, manufacturing, and transport industries; leasing services for the 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Asset Management
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£935.50 million
Cash Flow
GBX 1,351.65 per share
Book Value
GBX 1,074.30 per share


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
£1.65 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 4/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable


Overall MarketRank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Close Brothers Group (LON:CBG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Close Brothers Group a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Close Brothers Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Close Brothers Group stock.
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How were Close Brothers Group's earnings last quarter?

Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) released its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 13th. The company reported $71.20 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $68.50 by $2.70. The business had revenue of $405.50 million for the quarter.
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How often does Close Brothers Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Close Brothers Group?

Close Brothers Group declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 22 per share on Wednesday, April 27th. This represents a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 24th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Close Brothers Group a good dividend stock?

Close Brothers Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.95%. CBG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Close Brothers Group is 0.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for CBG?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Close Brothers Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,200 to GBX 1,828. On average, they anticipate Close Brothers Group's share price to reach GBX 1,588.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Close Brothers Group's key executives?
Close Brothers Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Adrian John Sainsbury, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Michael Bartlett Morgan, CFO, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 57, Pay $995k)
  • Mr. Martyn Atkinson, Group Chief Operating Officer
  • Ms. Sophie A. Ameln Gillingham, Director of Investor Relations & Corp. Devel.
  • 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 64)
  • Mr. Robert Sack, Group Chief Risk Officer
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 1,097.

How much money does Close Brothers Group make?

Close Brothers Group has a market capitalization of £1.65 billion and generates £935.50 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.

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 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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