Debenhams Plc Company Profile (LON:DEB)

About Debenhams Plc

Debenhams Plc logoDebenhams plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in multi-channel business. The Company's brand trades through approximately 240 stores in 27 countries. The Company's segments are UK and International. The UK segment consists of stores in the United Kingdom and online sales to the United Kingdom addresses. The International segment consists of international franchise stores, the Company-owned stores in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland, and online sales to addresses outside the United Kingdom. The Company's stores trade under the name of Debenhams other than the Danish stores, which operate under the Magasin du Nord banner. Its stores offer customers a range of services, including restaurants and cafes, personal shopping assistance, hairdressing and beauty treatments, nail bars and wedding or celebration gift services. Its Debenhams Direct ( offers a range of products and services for online customers.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: DEB
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $0.66
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.82
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $56.50
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 51.25 - GBX 82.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.54
  • P/E Growth: -2.14
  • Market Cap: $648.14M
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,227,547,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 59.23

Analysts' Ratings History for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/15/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 52View Rating Details
2/15/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceGBX 50View Rating Details
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 75View Rating Details
1/25/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 50View Rating Details
1/16/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 55View Rating Details
1/13/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 70View Rating Details
1/12/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 62View Rating Details
1/12/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 58View Rating Details
1/12/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 70View Rating Details
11/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetSellGBX 50 -> GBX 51View Rating Details
10/28/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/20/2016InvestecLower Price TargetSellGBX 67 -> GBX 52View Rating Details
7/5/2016Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 75 -> GBX 55View Rating Details
4/11/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
3/28/2016BNP ParibasLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 80 -> GBX 70View Rating Details
1/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/12/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverwt/CautiousGBX 95View Rating Details
12/8/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
11/26/2015N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/23/2015Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldGBX 81.20View Rating Details
6/25/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 61View Rating Details
4/16/2015Cantor Fitzgerald EuropeReiterated RatingHoldGBX 70View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
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Earnings Estimates for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.74 EPS


Dividend History for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/27/2016GBX 2.404.34%12/8/201612/8/20161/24/2017
4/14/2016GBX 1.031.28%6/2/20166/2/20167/1/2016
10/22/2015GBX 2.402.86%12/3/201512/3/20151/22/2016
4/16/2015GBX 11.18%6/4/20156/4/20157/3/2015
10/23/2014GBX 2.403.78%12/4/201412/4/20141/9/2015
4/15/2014GBX 11.23%6/4/20146/4/20147/4/2014
10/24/2013GBX 2.402.33%12/4/201312/4/20131/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/9/2016Matt SmithInsiderBuy44,465GBX 56£24,900.40
7/7/2016Duddy,TerryInsiderBuy100,000GBX 53£53,000
6/23/2016Cheshire,IanInsiderBuy50,000GBX 69£34,500
1/15/2016Cheshire,IanInsiderBuy400,000GBX 78£312,000
1/14/2016Smith ,MattInsiderBuy25,000GBX 77£19,250
11/5/2015Sharp,MichaelInsiderSell79,738GBX 88£70,169.44
11/4/2015Suzanne HarlowInsiderSell24,960GBX 88£21,964.80
7/1/2015Smith ,MattInsiderBuy28,000GBX 0.89£249.20
5/15/2015Terry DuddyInsiderBuy40,000GBX 94.30£37,720
4/17/2015Suzanne HarlowInsiderSell39,265GBX 87£34,160.55
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
DateHeadline logoNew Market Report: Debenhams plc - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report (LON:DEB) - February 23 at 4:40 PM
News IconFollowing the Numbers: Debenhams PLC (DEB.L) - Searcy News (LON:DEB) - February 23 at 4:40 PM
News IconInvestor Update: Tracking Shares of Debenhams plc (LSE:DEB) - Benton Bulletin (LON:DEB) - February 23 at 4:40 PM
News IconTrading Scope: Checking on Shares of Debenhams plc (LSE:DEB) - Baldwin Journal (LON:DEB) - February 22 at 10:01 PM logoDebenhams : High St stalwart Debenhams shakes off payment scandal (LON:DEB) - February 22 at 4:57 PM
News IconInvestor Focus on Shares of Debenhams PLC (DEB.L) - BVN (LON:DEB) - February 22 at 5:27 AM logoDebenhams : He's the bomb (LON:DEB) - February 18 at 8:36 AM
News IconDebenhams, Gwynedd beer supplier and Wrexham care boss 'named and shamed' as minimum wage 'offenders' (LON:DEB) - February 16 at 7:30 PM logoDebenhams : Argos fined £1.5m for paying below minimum wage (LON:DEB) - February 16 at 7:30 PM
News IconHigh Street giants Debenhams and Peacocks are among hundreds of firms named and shamed for under-paying ... - Daily Mail (LON:DEB) - February 16 at 2:29 PM
News IconInside the Numbers: Checking on Shares of Debenhams plc (LSE:DEB) - Midway Monitor (LON:DEB) - February 16 at 2:29 PM
News IconWhat investors have to know about Debenhams plc's (LSE:DEB) future? - Simply Wall St (LON:DEB) - February 16 at 2:29 PM logoGovernment names and shames 360 firms for underpaying workers (LON:DEB) - February 16 at 2:29 PM logoArgos to give £2.4m to workers who were underpaid (LON:DEB) - February 16 at 2:29 PM logo3 big FTSE 250 dividends I’d definitely avoid right now (LON:DEB) - February 15 at 3:38 AM
News IconJupiter Fund Management PLC (JUP) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages (LON:DEB) - February 14 at 3:29 AM
News IconDebenhams Plc (DEB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts (LON:DEB) - February 14 at 3:29 AM
News IconInvestor Sphere: Keeping an Eye on Levels for Debenhams PLC (DEB.L) - Rives Journal (LON:DEB) - February 13 at 5:58 AM logo3 FTSE 350 dividend stocks I’d sell before it’s too late (LON:DEB) - February 13 at 5:58 AM logoDebenhams Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DEB-GB : February 13, 2017 (LON:DEB) - February 13 at 5:58 AM
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News IconInvestor Watch on These Shares: Debenhams PLC (DEB.L) - The Standard (LON:DEB) - February 10 at 3:20 AM
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News IconThe Debenhams Plc (DEB) Earns Reduce Rating from HSBC Holdings plc (LON:DEB) - January 28 at 4:17 AM
News IconTesco PLC's (TSCO) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc (LON:DEB) - January 27 at 6:13 PM
News IconAnalysts At HSBC Securities Reiterated Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) As Buy (LON:DEB) - January 27 at 6:13 PM
News IconTechnical Focus: Williams %R, ADX, and CCI Levels for Debenhams PLC (DEB.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DEB) - January 27 at 3:59 AM
News IconStock Review: ADX, MA, RSI Numbers in View for Debenhams PLC (DEB.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DEB) - January 25 at 3:21 AM
News IconTrading Lines in Focus for Debenhams PLC (DEB.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DEB) - January 20 at 5:54 PM logoDebenhams : fails to deliver Christmas flowers and ignores my complaint (LON:DEB) - January 17 at 8:27 AM logoDebenhams Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DEB-GB : January 17, 2017 (LON:DEB) - January 17 at 8:27 AM
News IconBroker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Debenhams PLC (LON:DEB) - January 16 at 10:11 AM logoDebenhams : Probe into claim that police spy set fire to Debenhams could end by July (LON:DEB) - January 16 at 10:11 AM
News IconAnalysts At Exane BNP Paribas Reiterated Shire PLC (LON:SHP) As Outperform (LON:DEB) - January 15 at 4:33 PM logoThe True Meaning of Retailers' Christmas (LON:DEB) - January 13 at 10:30 PM
News IconCan Debenhams plc’s (LSE:DEB) Debt Pose A Serious Problem For The Company? (LON:DEB) - January 13 at 5:28 PM
News IconPerfume, lingerie drive strong Christmas sales at Debenhams (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 10:04 PM
News IconChristmas gifts and 'successful Black Friday' boost Debenhams sales (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 10:04 PM logoDebenhams shares rise after solid Christmas performance - Proactive Investors UK (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 10:04 PM logoShould you buy Debenhams plc & Booker Group plc after 5% sales growth? - Yahoo Finance UK (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 10:04 PM logoChristmas Trading Update (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 5:03 PM logoDebenhams : AGM Results (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 5:03 PM logoUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 12 (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 3:14 AM logoDebenhams 18-weeks Like-for-like Sales Up 3.5% - Quick Facts (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 3:14 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 12 - Reuters (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 3:14 AM logoDebenhams says sales rise 5 pct in 7-week Christmas period (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 3:14 AM logoDebenhams says sales rise five percent in seven-week Christmas period (LON:DEB) - January 12 at 3:14 AM


What is Debenhams Plc's stock symbol?

Debenhams Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DEB."

How often does Debenhams Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Debenhams Plc?

Debenhams Plc declared a dividend on Thursday, October 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.40 per share on Tuesday, January 24th. This represents a yield of 4.34%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 8th. This is a boost from Debenhams Plc's previous dividend of $1.03. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Where is Debenhams Plc's stock going? Where will Debenhams Plc's stock price be in 2017?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Debenhams Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 50 to GBX 75. On average, they expect Debenhams Plc's stock price to reach GBX 59.23 in the next twelve months.

When will Debenhams Plc announce their earnings?

Debenhams Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 12th 2017.

How do I buy Debenhams Plc stock?

Shares of Debenhams 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 Debenhams Plc stock cost?

One share of Debenhams Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 52.80.

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by Staff