Dairy Crest Group plc Company Profile (LON:DCG)

About Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)

Dairy Crest Group plc logoDairy Crest Group plc is a United Kingdom-based dairy company. The Company processes and markets branded dairy products. The Company's segments include Cheese, Spreads and Other. It has two product groups: cheese & whey, and butters, spreads & oils. It produces and markets Cathedral City, a cheese brand, and the Davidstow cheddar brand. The Company manufactures butters, spreads & oils under the Clover, Country Life, Utterly Butterly, Vitalite and Willow brands. It also produces Frylight, a one-calorie cooking spray, at its facility in Erith, Kent. Under butters, spreads & oils, the Company offers packet butter and spreadable, and dairy spreads. Its functional ingredients business supplies demineralized whey and Galacto-oligosaccharide (GOS) to the infant formula market. The Company's subsidiaries include Dairy Crest UK Limited, Dairy Crest France Holdings 1 Limited, Dairy Crest (Jersey) Limited, Magnuss & Usher Limited and Dairy Crest (Services) Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Dairy Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DCG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.dairycrest.co.uk
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £864.12 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 139,938,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 591.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 589.01
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 539.50 - GBX 669
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.70
  • P/E Growth: 4.64
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £416.6 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.07
  • Book Value: GBX 0.51 per share
  • Price / Book: 12.11
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £79.4 million
  • Net Margins: 8.87%
  • Return on Equity: 66.32%
  • Return on Assets: 7.18%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 249,048 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)

What is Dairy Crest Group plc's stock symbol?

Dairy Crest Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DCG."

How often does Dairy Crest Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dairy Crest Group plc?

Dairy Crest Group plc announced a dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 16.30 per share on Friday, August 11th. This represents a yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 6th. This is a boost from Dairy Crest Group plc's previous dividend of $6.20. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Dairy Crest Group plc's Dividend History.

Where is Dairy Crest Group plc's stock going? Where will Dairy Crest Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Dairy Crest Group plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 515 to GBX 710. On average, they anticipate Dairy Crest Group plc's share price to reach GBX 622.22 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Dairy Crest Group plc.

Who are some of Dairy Crest Group plc's key competitors?

Who are Dairy Crest Group plc's key executives?

Dairy Crest Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mark Allen, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Tom Atherton, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Robin Miller, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Adam Braithwaite, Executive Director, Group Commercial Director
  • Robert Willock, Group Director - Human Resources
  • Mike Barrington, Group Supply Chain Director
  • Stephen Alexander, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Susan Jane Mair, Non-Executive Director
  • Andrew Carr-Locke, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Richard Macdonald, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Dairy Crest Group plc stock?

Shares of Dairy Crest 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.

What is Dairy Crest Group plc's stock price today?

One share of Dairy Crest Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 617.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON DCG)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  196 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  469
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dairy Crest Group 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 Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 622.22

Analysts' Ratings History for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 515View Rating Details
9/19/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 630View Rating Details
9/18/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratinghouse stockView Rating Details
9/18/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 655View Rating Details
9/18/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 680View Rating Details
7/18/2017InvestecUpgradeBuyGBX 600View Rating Details
2/10/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetBuyGBX 750 -> GBX 710View Rating Details
2/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 600View Rating Details
11/14/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldGBX 620 -> GBX 610View Rating Details
11/11/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeNeutralGBX 600View Rating Details
11/26/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetSellGBX 380 -> GBX 550View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $37.01 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON DCG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/18/2017GBX 16.302.76%7/6/20177/6/20178/11/2017
11/10/2016GBX 6.201.03%1/5/20171/5/20171/26/2017
5/19/2016GBX 162.85%7/7/20167/7/20168/11/2016
11/5/2015GBX 6.100.96%1/7/20161/7/20161/28/2016
5/21/2015GBX 15.703.22%7/2/20157/2/20158/6/2015
11/6/2014GBX 61.23%1/8/20151/8/20151/29/2015
5/22/2014GBX 15.403.59%7/2/20147/2/20148/7/2014
11/7/2013GBX 5.901.1%12/31/201312/31/20131/30/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/16/2017Adam BraithwaiteInsiderSell3,577GBX 581£20,782.37
3/1/2016Allen,MarkInsiderBuy3,202GBX 281£8,997.62
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
Latest Headlines for Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Earns "Underperform" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 12:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Dairy Crest Group plc (LSE:DCG) Could Be A Buy
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 9:09 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoEXTRA: Dairy Crest Keeps Annual Outlook, Interim Profit To Be Ahead
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 19 at 3:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc's (DCG) House Stock Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 3:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoDairy Crest Sees Higher Profit In H1; FY View Unchanged - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - September 18 at 3:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Earns Hold Rating from Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 6:28 PM
ft.com logoInvestors Chronicle: Dairy Crest, Capita, Safestyle
www.ft.com - September 15 at 6:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc's (DCG) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 10:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Given New GBX 655 Price Target at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 5:38 PM
lse.co.uk logoEXTRA: Dairy Crest Contribution To Pension Falls And Deficit Narrows
www.lse.co.uk - September 8 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 6:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Insider Sells £20,782.37 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 10:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 6:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestec Upgrades Dairy Crest Group plc (DCG) to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 12:36 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Dairy Crest Maintains Outlook After First Quarter In Line
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 18 at 4:48 AM
rttnews.com logoDairy Crest Q1 Trading In Line With Expectations; Full Year Outlook Unchanged
www.rttnews.com - July 18 at 4:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 5:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDairy Crest Group Plc :DCG-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 10:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Lowers Dairy Crest Group plc (DCG) to Underperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 12:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 4:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc's (DCG) Hold Rating Reiterated at Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 7:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Raised to Add at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 10:20 AM
reuters.com logoUK's Dairy Crest reports full-year revenue down 1 pct, adjusted profit up
www.reuters.com - May 19 at 8:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DCG.L earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 9:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Announces Dividend Increase - GBX 16.30 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 4:00 PM
marketwatch.com logoDairy Crest full-year pretax profit drops 11%
www.marketwatch.com - May 18 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Receives GBX 620.56 Average Target Price from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc's (DCG) house stock Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 5:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reaffirms house stock Rating for Dairy Crest Group plc (DCG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 6:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc's (DCG) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 1:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDairy Crest Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:DCG) : April 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 4:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDairy Crest Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DCG-GB : April 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:35 AM
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www.fool.co.uk - April 11 at 12:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Earns "Hold" Rating from Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 7:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDairy Crest Group plc (DCG) PT Lowered to GBX 680 at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 11:51 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor: In pounds and pence, our income gains so far
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 3:13 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy this growth stock could slump 20%+ by 2019
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:09 PM
rttnews.com logoDairy Crest FY Outlook Remains In Line With Its View - RTT News
www.rttnews.com - February 9 at 3:08 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoEx-divs take 0.4 points off FTSE 100
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 13 at 3:07 AM
nasdaq.com logoDairy Crest Signs Animal Nutrition Research Partnership With DuPont Unit - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 21 at 5:26 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Dairy Crest announces research partnership with Dupont Industrial Biosciences
www.reuters.com - December 21 at 3:39 AM
rttnews.com logoDairy Crest Signs Animal Nutrition Research Partnership With DuPont Unit
www.rttnews.com - December 21 at 3:39 AM
ft.com logo[$$] UK food producers call for single market access to be safeguarded
www.ft.com - December 9 at 10:00 PM

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