LON:FERG - Ferguson Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 5,269 -86.00 (-1.61 %) (As of 03/24/2019 07:44 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 5,269Today's RangeGBX 5,209 - GBX 5,38152-Week RangeGBX 4,688.50 - GBX 6,601Volume885,826 shsAverage Volume656,008 shsMarket Capitalization£12.15 billionP/E Ratio9.75Dividend Yield2.74%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Central Europe. It offers plumbing and heating solutions to customers in the residential, municipal, civil and industrial markets, and commercial sectors for repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI), as well as new construction markets. The company also distributes pipes, valves, fittings, hydrants, meters, and related water management products, as well as offers related services, such as water line tapping and pipe fusion services. In addition, it distributes heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration equipment, and parts and supplies to specialist contractors in the residential and commercial markets for repair and replacement; and PVF products to industrial customers. Further, the company fabricates and supplies fire protection systems and bespoke fabrication services to commercial contractors for new construction and renovation projects, as well as offers products, services, and solutions to enable maintenance of facilities across various RMI markets. Additionally, it offers supply chain management solutions for PVF and maintenance, repair, and operations. The company also sells its home improvement products directly to consumers, as well as through a network of online stores. In addition, it operates its B2B business primarily under the Ferguson brand; and B2C business under the Build.com brand. Further, the company provides products and services for maintenance of multi-family properties, government agencies, hospitality, education, healthcare, and other facilities. It operates a network of 2,280 branches and 19 distribution centers. The company was formerly known as Wolseley plc and changed its name to Ferguson plc in July 2017. Ferguson plc was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. Receive FERG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for FERG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Industrial Distribution Sub-IndustryN/A SectorIndustrials Current SymbolLON:FERG Previous SymbolLON:WOS CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.fergusonplc.com Phone+41-41-7232230Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio47.57 Current Ratio1.64 Quick Ratio0.96Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio9.75 Forward P/E Ratio9.46 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£20.75 billion Price / Sales0.59 Cash FlowGBX 357.43 per share Price / Cash Flow14.74 Book ValueGBX 1,761.30 per share Price / Book2.99Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees35,000 Outstanding Shares230,574,000Market Cap£12.15 billion Next Earnings Date3/26/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Ferguson (LON:FERG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ferguson's stock symbol? Ferguson trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "FERG." How often does Ferguson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ferguson? Ferguson announced a dividend on Tuesday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, October 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.32 per share on Wednesday, December 5th. This represents a yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 25th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Ferguson's Dividend History. When is Ferguson's next earnings date? Ferguson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ferguson. What price target have analysts set for FERG? 12 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Ferguson's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 5,800 to GBX 6,750. On average, they anticipate Ferguson's share price to reach GBX 6,383.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ferguson. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ferguson? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ferguson in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ferguson. Has Ferguson been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about FERG stock has trended positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ferguson earned a news sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Ferguson's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ferguson include Reece (REH), Toromont Industries (TIH), SIG (SHI), Wajax (WJX), Hardwoods Distribution (HDI), Rocky Mountain Dealerships (RME), Austin Engineering (ANG), Boom Logistics (BOL), Flowtech Fluidpower (FLO), Coventry Group (CYG), T.F & J.H. Braime (BMT), Saferoads (SRH), BRA& JHHL/PAR VTG FPD 0.25 (BMTO), FTI Foodtech International (FTI) and Augusta Industries (AAO). What other stocks do shareholders of Ferguson own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ferguson investors own include Barclays (BARC), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Glencore (GLEN), Rolls-Royce (RR), Burberry Group (BRBY), Aviva (AV), HSBC (HSBA), Micron Technology (MU), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) and Marks and Spencer Group (MKS). Who are Ferguson's key executives? Ferguson's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. John W. Martin, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 53)Mr. Michael Powell, Group CFO & Exec. Director (Age 51)Mr. Kevin Murphy, CEO of USA & Exec. DirectorMarie Wall, Group Director of Corp. Fin.Mr. Mike Sajor, Group Chief Information Officer How do I buy shares of Ferguson? Shares of FERG 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 Ferguson's stock price today? One share of FERG stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 5,269. How big of a company is Ferguson? Ferguson has a market capitalization of £12.15 billion and generates £20.75 billion in revenue each year. Ferguson employs 35,000 workers across the globe. What is Ferguson's official website? The official website for Ferguson is http://www.fergusonplc.com/. How can I contact Ferguson? Ferguson's mailing address is Grafenauweg 10, ZUG, ZUG 6301, Switzerland. The company can be reached via phone at +41-41-7232230. MarketBeat Community Rating for Ferguson (LON FERG)Community Ranking: 2.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 181 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 395MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ferguson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FERG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FERG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are Outstanding Shares Different from Authorized Shares?