Debenhams Plc Company Profile (LON:DEB)

About Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Department Stores - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DEB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £524.58 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,227,099,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 44.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 50.94
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 42.25 - GBX 64.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 6.48
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.37 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.22
  • Book Value: GBX 0.78 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.55
  • Dividend Yield: 7.6%
  • EBIDTA: £217.6 million
  • Net Margins: 5.30%
  • Return on Equity: 15.60%
  • Return on Assets: 6.55%
  • Average Volume: 4.25 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)

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, April 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 1.03 per share on Friday, July 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 1st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Debenhams Plc's Dividend History.

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

15 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Debenhams Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 38 to GBX 70. On average, they anticipate Debenhams Plc's stock price to reach GBX 47.86 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Debenhams Plc.

Who are some of Debenhams Plc's key competitors?

Who are Debenhams Plc's key executives?

Debenhams Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Sergio Bucher, Chief Executive Officer
  • Matt Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Suzanne Harlow, Executive Director, Group Trading Director
  • Richard Cristofoli, Marketing Director
  • Nikki Zamblera, Human Resources Director
  • Ross Clemmow, Retail Director, UK + ROI
  • David Smith, International Director
  • Peter Swann, Operations Director
  • Paul Eardley, Company Secretary
  • Ian Cheshire, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

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.

What is Debenhams Plc's stock price today?

One share of Debenhams Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 42.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Debenhams Plc (LON DEB)
Community Ranking:  1.2 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  881 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,158
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Debenhams 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 Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.73)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 47.86

Analysts' Ratings History for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingReduceGBX 38View Rating Details
7/5/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellGBX 44View Rating Details
6/30/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 46 -> GBX 38View Rating Details
6/29/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 45View Rating Details
6/28/2017Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHoldGBX 55 -> GBX 45View Rating Details
6/28/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 50 -> GBX 47View Rating Details
6/28/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 45View Rating Details
6/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHoldGBX 50 -> GBX 45View Rating Details
6/27/2017InvestecLower Price TargetSellGBX 46 -> GBX 39View Rating Details
6/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 58View Rating Details
6/27/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 50View Rating Details
4/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated Ratingsector performGBX 60View Rating Details
3/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 46View Rating Details
1/12/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 70View Rating Details
10/28/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/11/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
3/28/2016BNP ParibasLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 80 -> GBX 70View 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
(Data available from 7/21/2015 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 by Quarter for Debenhams Plc (LON DEB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/20/2017GBX 1.031.95%6/1/20176/1/20177/7/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017Ian CheshireInsiderBuy50,000GBX 50£25,000
2/27/2017Sergio BucherInsiderBuy187,617GBX 53£99,437.01
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)


Headline Trends for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
Latest Headlines for Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB)
DateHeadline logoPRESS: Sports Direct International Buys 25% Stake In Game Digital - July 14 at 5:08 AM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 13 - Reuters - July 13 at 7:04 PM logoThere's Method in Mike's Madness - Bloomberg - July 13 at 7:04 PM logoeve Sleep Revenue Doubles As It Extends Partnership With Next - July 12 at 11:32 PM logoDeutsche Bank AG Trims Debenhams Plc (DEB) Target Price to GBX 45 - July 3 at 11:22 PM logoDebenhams Plc's (LON:DEB) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd - July 2 at 9:58 PM logoDebenhams Plc (LON:DEB) Price Target Cut to GBX 45 - July 2 at 6:20 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) PT Lowered to GBX 47 at Jefferies Group LLC - July 2 at 6:20 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Receives "Neutral" Rating from Citigroup Inc. - July 2 at 10:52 AM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) PT Lowered to GBX 44 at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - July 2 at 7:46 AM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) PT Lowered to GBX 38 at J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 1 at 9:56 PM logoDebenhams Plc's (LON:DEB) Reduce Rating Reiterated at HSBC Holdings plc - July 1 at 9:26 PM logoTrading Update - Regulatory News, RNS - London South East - London South East (registration) (blog) - June 27 at 9:59 PM logoUK Grocers Back in Growth as Brits Pay More for Their Shopping - Bloomberg - June 27 at 9:59 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 27 - Reuters - June 27 at 9:59 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - June 27 at 11:30 AM logoInvestec Cuts Debenhams Plc (DEB) Price Target to GBX 39 - June 27 at 11:04 AM logoDebenhams 15-Week LFL Sales Edge Down; Now Sees FY17 Profit Within Market Range - June 27 at 3:37 AM logoU.K. Retailers Feel Pinch as Debenhams and Carpetright Struggle - June 27 at 3:37 AM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Receives "Reduce" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc - June 7 at 9:08 PM logoDebenhams Plc : DEB-GB: Dividend Analysis : June 02nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 11:13 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 31 at 12:38 AM logoHouse of Fraser (UK & Ireland) Limited -- Moody's: Rapidly growing online sales unlikely to boost European retailers' credit quality in 2017-18 - May 25 at 2:31 AM logo[$$] Mall owner Intu faces FTSE 100 relegation on retail woes - May 22 at 12:08 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Price Target Cut to GBX 42 by Analysts at HSBC Holdings plc - May 18 at 7:10 PM logoIan Cheshire Purchases 50,000 Shares of Debenhams Plc (DEB) Stock - May 15 at 11:36 AM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Debenhams Plc (DEB) - May 8 at 7:05 AM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 5 at 4:38 PM
News IconUPDATE 1-Shareholder proxy Glass Lewis recommends vote against Barclays board member - April 28 at 5:46 PM logoETFs with exposure to Debenhams Plc : April 26, 2017 - April 27 at 12:47 AM logo[$$] Debenhams' strategy ignores grim realities - April 25 at 11:53 AM logoDebenhams Plc :DEB-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended February 28, 2017 : April 24, 2017 - April 25 at 11:53 AM logoHSBC Holdings plc Downgrades Debenhams Plc (DEB) to Reduce - April 23 at 9:56 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Given Hold Rating at Liberum Capital - April 23 at 7:26 AM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) PT Lowered to GBX 46 - April 22 at 5:27 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Upgraded by Deutsche Bank AG to Hold - April 22 at 4:03 PM logoEdited Transcript of DEB.L earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 8:00am GMT - April 21 at 12:20 PM logoRetail Colossus Debenhams Sinks As Sales Miss Forecasts - April 20 at 4:50 PM logo[$$] Debenhams: revamp slayer - April 20 at 4:50 PM logoDebenhams Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:DEB) : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 4:50 PM logoDebenhams Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:DEB) : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 4:50 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada - April 20 at 12:10 PM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity - April 20 at 8:58 AM logoDebenhams Plc (DEB) Price Target Cut to GBX 50 by Analysts at Peel Hunt - April 20 at 6:56 AM logoDebenhams profit falls; interim dividend unchanged - April 20 at 6:45 AM logoDebenhams H1 Profit Declines, Group Revenue Up 1.8%; Announces New Strategy - April 20 at 6:45 AM logoDebenhams to Shut Stores as Amazon Recruit Gives Web Vision - April 20 at 6:44 AM logoDebenhams to Shut Stores as Amazon Recruit Details Online Vision - April 20 at 6:44 AM logo[$$] Debenhams to close some stores and revamp others as profits fall - April 20 at 6:44 AM logoDepartment Store Malaise Spreads; M&S and Debenhams Revamp Store Portfolios - April 20 at 6:44 AM


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Debenhams Plc (DEB) Chart for Friday, July, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/21/2017 by Staff