Ferguson Plc Company Profile (LON:FERG)

About Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG)

Ferguson Plc logoFerguson Plc, formerly Wolseley plc, is a Switzerland-based holding company. The Company is engaged in the distribution of plumbing and heating products and building materials. The Company's segments include USA, UK, Nordics, and Canada and Central Europe. The Company operates seven business units in the United States, six of these mainly operate in the business to business (B2B) market with one operating in the business to consumer (B2C) market. The Company, through Wolseley UK, operates approximately three businesses in the B2B market and has over 737 branches covering the whole country. The Nordic region consists of five businesses that operate a total of approximately 256 branches across over four countries, supported by approximately five distribution centers. The Company's businesses serve residential repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) and new construction markets. Ferguson Enterprises, Inc (Ferguson) is the Company's primary brand in the USA segment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Construction Supplies & Fixtures Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:FERG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.fergusonplc.com/
  • Market Cap: £13.38 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 252,641,000
Average Prices:
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 4,139 - GBX 5,340
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
  • Net Margins: 10.03%
  • Return on Equity: 41.41%
  • Return on Assets: 15.03%

Frequently Asked Questions for Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG)

What is Ferguson Plc's stock symbol?

Ferguson Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "FERG."

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

Ferguson Plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 73.33 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 26th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Ferguson Plc's Dividend History.

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

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Ferguson Plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 4,700 to GBX 5,600. On average, they anticipate Ferguson Plc's share price to reach GBX 5,295 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ferguson Plc.

Who are some of Ferguson Plc's key competitors?

Who are Ferguson Plc's key executives?

Ferguson Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gareth Davis, Chairman of the Board
  • John W. Martin, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Mike Powell, Group Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Kevin Murphy, Chief Executive Officer - USA, Director
  • Simon Oakland, Chief Executive Officer - Canada and Central Europe and Group Head of Corporate Development
  • Soeren P. Olesen, Chief Executive - Stark Group
  • Tony England, Chief Information Officer
  • Richard I. Shoylekov, Group General Counsel
  • Patrick Headon, Managing Director - Wolseley UK
  • Kath Durrant, Group Human Resources Director

How do I buy Ferguson Plc stock?

Shares of Ferguson 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 Ferguson Plc's stock price today?

One share of Ferguson Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 5,295.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ferguson Plc (LON FERG)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  26 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  25 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  51
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ferguson 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 Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 5,295
Consensus Price Target History for Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG)
Price Target History for Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG)
Analysts' Ratings History for Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/16/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 5,500View Rating Details
10/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 5,170 -> GBX 5,240View Rating Details
10/4/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,700View Rating Details
10/3/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 5,120 -> GBX 5,200View Rating Details
10/3/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,600View Rating Details
9/29/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,300View Rating Details
9/25/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,600View Rating Details
9/19/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeBuyGBX 5,220View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG)
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Dividend History by Quarter for Ferguson Plc (LON FERG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/3/2017GBX 73.331.41%10/26/201710/26/201712/1/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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