LON:FERG - Ferguson Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 5,148 -52.00 (-1.00 %) (As of 05/24/2019 09:23 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 5,200Today's RangeGBX 5,114 - GBX 5,20852-Week RangeGBX 4,594 - GBX 6,601Volume254,449 shsAverage Volume656,008 shsMarket Capitalization£11.87 billionP/E Ratio8.53Dividend Yield2.77%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst 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 industrial maintenance, repair, and operations specializing in delivering automation, instrumentation, engineered products, and turn-key solutions. 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. 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 Webhttp://www.fergusonplc.com/ Phone+41-41-7232230Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio60.47 Current Ratio1.84 Quick Ratio1.02Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.53 Forward P/E Ratio9.24 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£21.57 billion Price / Sales0.55 Cash FlowGBX 288.27 per share Price / Cash Flow17.86 Book ValueGBX 1,863.20 per share Price / Book2.76Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees35,000 Outstanding Shares230,592,992Market Cap£11.87 billion Next Earnings DateN/A 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, March 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.63 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 4th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Ferguson's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for FERG? 14 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Ferguson's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 4,740 to GBX 6,750. On average, they anticipate Ferguson's share price to reach GBX 5,877.64 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ferguson. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ferguson? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ferguson in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 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? News coverage about FERG stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ferguson earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. 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), Flowtech Fluidpower (FLO), Coventry Group (CYG), Boom Logistics (BOL), T.F & J.H. Braime (BMT), BRA& JHHL/PAR VTG FPD 0.25 (BMTO), Saferoads (SRH), 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 Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA), Burberry Group (BRBY), Hochschild Mining (HOC), Barclays (BARC), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Glencore (GLEN), Aviva (AV), HSBC (HSBA), Rolls-Royce (RR) and Randgold Resources (GOLD). 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 5,148. How big of a company is Ferguson? Ferguson has a market capitalization of £11.87 billion and generates £21.57 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: 226 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 196 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 422MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.