LON:FERG - Ferguson Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 5,449 -24.00 (-0.44 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 11:20 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 5,473
Today's RangeGBX 5,417 - GBX 5,477
52-Week RangeGBX 4,427 - GBX 5,722
Volume103,170 shs
Average Volume656,008 shs
Market Capitalization£12.56 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial Distribution
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrials
CUSIPN/A
Phone+41-41-7232230

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees35,000
Market Cap£12.56 billion
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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.32 per share on Wednesday, December 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 25th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Ferguson's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for FERG?

15 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Ferguson's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 5,800 to GBX 6,750. On average, they anticipate Ferguson's stock price to reach GBX 6,369 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ferguson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ferguson?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ferguson in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ferguson.

Has Ferguson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FERG stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ferguson earned a coverage optimism score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Ferguson's key competitors?

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. Director
  • Marie 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 5,450.

How big of a company is Ferguson?

Ferguson has a market capitalization of £1,255.84 billion. 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  206 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  178 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  384
MarketBeat'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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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