Capita PLC Company Profile (LON:CPI)

About Capita PLC (LON:CPI)

Capita PLC logoCapita PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which creates and delivers services in business process management. The Company's segments include Digital & Software Solutions, Integrated Services, Local Government, Property & Health, Workplace Services, IT Enterprise Services, Asset Services, Customer Management, Capita Europe and Insurance & Benefits Services. The Company operates in private sectors, such as banking and financial services, insurance, life and pensions, retail, telecoms and media, transport and utilities, and public sector, such as central government, defense, education, emergency services, health, local government, and police and justice. The Company offers its services, which include business process management, customer management, digital and software solutions, financial services, information technology, legal services, property and infrastructure, travel and events, human resource and recruitment, debt solutions, and corporate and administration service.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Business Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CPI
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £4.29 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 665,426,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 648.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 610.56
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 431.30 - GBX 991.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 115.00
  • P/E Growth: -9.07
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £4.91 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.87
  • Book Value: GBX 0.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 10.56
  • Dividend Yield: 5.2%
  • EBIDTA: £611.4 million
  • Net Margins: -4.40%
  • Return on Equity: -43.10%
  • Return on Assets: -3.58%
  • Average Volume: 1.72 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)

What is Capita PLC's stock symbol?

Capita PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CPI."

How often does Capita PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Capita PLC?

Capita PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, March 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 20.60 per share on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a yield of 4.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. This is a positive change from Capita PLC's previous dividend of $11.10. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Capita PLC's Dividend History.

When will Capita PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Capita PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September, 21st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Capita PLC.

Where is Capita PLC's stock going? Where will Capita PLC's stock price be in 2017?

15 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Capita PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 440 to GBX 850. On average, they anticipate Capita PLC's stock price to reach GBX 594.93 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Capita PLC.

Who are some of Capita PLC's key competitors?

Who are Capita PLC's key executives?

Capita PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andy Parker, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Nick Greatorex, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Vic Gysin, Executive Director, Group Operations & Performance Director
  • Chris Sellers, Executive Director, Group Business Development Director
  • Francesca Todd, Company Secretary
  • Ian Powell, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • John Cresswell, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Matthew Lester, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Gillian Sheldon, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Andrew J. Williams, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Capita PLC stock?

Shares of Capita 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.

What is Capita PLC's stock price today?

One share of Capita PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 644.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Capita PLC (LON CPI)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  548 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  756
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Capita PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Capita PLC (LON:CPI) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 594.93

Analysts' Ratings History for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/8/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 850View Rating Details
9/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 750View Rating Details
9/7/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetReduceGBX 466 -> GBX 600View Rating Details
9/1/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
7/12/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 530View Rating Details
7/5/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 610 -> GBX 640View Rating Details
6/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeBuyGBX 590 -> GBX 820View Rating Details
6/14/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 510View Rating Details
3/29/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 470 -> GBX 560View Rating Details
3/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 535 -> GBX 550View Rating Details
3/6/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 525View Rating Details
2/22/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingSellGBX 440View Rating Details
1/11/2017Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHoldGBX 620 -> GBX 540View Rating Details
12/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 771 -> GBX 595View Rating Details
11/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformerGBX 600 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
3/1/2016NomuraLower Price TargetBuyGBX 1,406 -> GBX 1,303View Rating Details
1/14/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderwt/In-LineGBX 1,070View Rating Details
12/14/2015Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,160View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
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Earnings Estimates for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $52.11 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Capita PLC (LON CPI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/2/2017GBX 20.604.01%5/25/20175/25/20177/3/2017
7/27/2016GBX 11.101.14%10/20/201610/20/201611/30/2016
2/25/2016GBX 21.202.08%4/21/20164/21/20165/31/2016
7/29/2015GBX 10.500.83%10/22/201510/22/201511/30/2015
2/26/2015GBX 19.601.73%4/16/20154/16/20155/28/2015
7/23/2014GBX 9.600.79%8/27/20148/27/201410/7/2014
2/27/2014GBX 17.801.53%4/16/20144/16/20145/28/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2017Chris SellersInsiderBuy28GBX 619£173.32
8/7/2017Chris SellersInsiderBuy25GBX 671£167.75
7/7/2017Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy25GBX 666£166.50
6/28/2017Ian PowellInsiderBuy3,000GBX 701£21,030
6/20/2017Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy1,500GBX 668£10,020
6/7/2017Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy1,800GBX 545£9,810
5/5/2017Andy ParkerInsiderSell55,686GBX 570£317,410.20
3/13/2017Chris SellersInsiderSell4,067GBX 567£23,059.89
3/7/2017Chris SellersInsiderBuy31GBX 518£160.58
2/7/2017Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy33GBX 498£164.34
1/9/2017Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy36GBX 505£181.80
12/12/2016Andy ParkerInsiderBuy20,000GBX 476£95,200
12/9/2016Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy2,091GBX 475£9,932.25
12/7/2016Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy30GBX 562£168.60
11/7/2016Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy29GBX 582£168.78
10/10/2016Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy1,671GBX 594£9,925.74
10/7/2016Dawn Marriott-SimsInsiderBuy27GBX 611£164.97
9/30/2016Nick GreatorexInsiderBuy1,461GBX 679£9,920.19
9/29/2016Ian PowellInsiderBuy2,000GBX 699£13,980
9/7/2016Greatorex,NickInsiderBuy18GBX 1,046£188.28
7/7/2016Greatorex,NickInsiderBuy20GBX 905£181
6/7/2016Greatorex,NickInsiderBuy17GBX 1,060£180.20
5/9/2016Greatorex,NickInsiderBuy15GBX 1,018£152.70
4/26/2016Cresswell,JohnInsiderBuy1,000GBX 1,004£10,040
4/14/2016Greatorex,NickInsiderSell4,103GBX 1,070£43,902.10
4/7/2016Marriott-Sims,DawnInsiderBuy14GBX 1,027£143.78
3/16/2016Marriott-Sims,DawnInsiderSell32,208GBX 1,047£337,217.76
3/7/2016Greatorex,NickInsiderBuy18GBX 1,019£183.42
3/1/2016Gysin,VicInsiderSell138,418GBX 1,009£1,396,637.62
2/29/2016Gysin,VicInsiderSell82,596GBX 1,005£830,089.80
2/8/2016Marriott-Sims,DawnInsiderBuy17GBX 1,074£182.58
12/7/2015Greatorex,NickInsiderBuy15GBX 1,234£185.10
11/9/2015Greatorex,NickInsiderBuy12GBX 1,273£152.76
10/8/2015Marriott-Sims,DawnInsiderBuy12GBX 1,241£148.92
9/7/2015Marriott-Sims,DawnInsiderBuy16GBX 1,198£191.68
8/10/2015Marriott-Sims,DawnInsiderBuy14GBX 1,302£182.28
7/8/2015Marriott-Sims,DawnInsiderBuy12GBX 1,257£150.84
5/8/2015Maggie BellInsiderSell80,640GBX 1,219£983,001.60
3/5/2015Andy ParkerInsiderSell80,640GBX 1,206.60£973,002.24
3/2/2015Dawn Marriott-SimsInsiderSell31,800GBX 1,200£381,600
2/27/2015Martin BollandInsiderBuy8,500GBX 1,164.91£99,017.35
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
Latest Headlines for Capita PLC (LON:CPI)
DateHeadline logoCapita's finance head Greatorex to be interim CEO - MarketWatch - September 12 at 4:09 AM logoCapita Plc Names Nick Greatorex Interim CEO - Quick Facts - September 11 at 6:05 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Insider Acquires £173.32 in Stock - September 11 at 1:40 PM logoPeel Hunt Boosts Capita PLC (CPI) Price Target to GBX 600 - September 10 at 11:30 AM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC - September 9 at 8:18 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd - September 9 at 5:38 PM logoEuropean stocks open higher ahead of ECB decision; Dax up 0.56% - September 7 at 5:35 PM logoCapita shares fall after it restates 2016 profit - September 7 at 5:35 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Given Sell Rating at Shore Capital - September 5 at 12:32 AM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 30 at 6:46 AM logoWhy I’d avoid this struggling turnaround stock and buy Just Eat plc - August 25 at 3:37 PM logoChris Sellers Buys 25 Shares of Capita PLC (CPI) Stock - August 8 at 10:20 AM logoCapita PLC (LON:CPI) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 5 at 6:50 AM logoCapita PLC (LON:CPI) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 11 at 7:24 AM logoNick Greatorex Purchases 25 Shares of Capita PLC (CPI) Stock - July 10 at 1:46 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Insider Ian Powell Acquires 3,000 Shares - June 29 at 7:36 AM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd - June 26 at 7:34 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Capita PLC (CPI) - June 26 at 3:58 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Insider Buys £10,020 in Stock - June 21 at 7:18 AM logo[$$] Serco wins £1.5bn contract to manage Ausralian prison - June 20 at 5:07 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Raised to "Buy" at Jefferies Group LLC - June 19 at 9:28 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Earns Reduce Rating from Peel Hunt - June 18 at 8:56 PM logoCapita PLC's (CPI) Neutral Rating Reiterated at J P Morgan Chase & Co - June 18 at 10:10 AM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - June 16 at 8:32 AM logoCapita Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPI-GB : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 6:19 PM logoCapita trading in line; remains confident - June 13 at 12:31 PM logoShore Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Capita PLC (CPI) - June 10 at 1:44 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Insider Nick Greatorex Buys 1,800 Shares - June 7 at 10:21 AM logoSILK ROAD FINANCE NUMBER FOUR PLC -- Moody's assigns definitive rating to notes issued by Silk Road Finance Number Four PLC - June 2 at 5:55 PM logoCapita Plc : CPI-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 10:02 PM logoCapita Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPI-GB : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 5:00 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 22 at 7:14 AM logoGreat Hall Mortgages No. 1 Plc Series 2006-01 -- Moody's comments on the Series Portfolio Servicer replacement in Great Hall Mortgages No.1 PLC - May 18 at 4:23 PM logoCapita Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:CPI) : May 16, 2017 - May 16 at 4:29 PM logoCapita Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPI-GB : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 12:03 PM logoU.K. regulator may probe Capita-Vodafone deal - MarketWatch - MarketWatch - May 10 at 8:11 AM logoInsider Selling: Capita PLC (CPI) Insider Sells 55,686 Shares of Stock - May 9 at 7:20 AM logoCould this soaring small-cap stock become the next Capita plc? - April 27 at 10:37 AM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 25 at 11:32 AM logoFive things every Canadian investor needs to know today - April 21 at 10:48 AM logoETFs with exposure to Capita Plc : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 4:28 PM logoCapita Plc :CPI-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : April 14, 2017 - April 15 at 10:48 AM logoCapita Plc :CPI-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 14, 2017 - April 15 at 10:48 AM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Receives "Reduce" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc - April 10 at 6:27 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - March 30 at 12:58 PM logoCapita PLC's (CPI) "Reduce" Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt - March 26 at 1:42 PM logoBNP Paribas Reaffirms Neutral Rating for Capita PLC (CPI) - March 24 at 5:33 AM logo[$$] Run of misfortune and slip-ups hounds UK outsourcers - March 22 at 4:31 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Given "Sell" Rating at Shore Capital - March 22 at 1:05 PM logoCapita PLC (CPI) Price Target Increased to GBX 550 by Analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG - March 21 at 11:21 PM


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Capita PLC (CPI) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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