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LON:GFTUGrafton Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 625
-15.50 (-2.42 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
617
Now: GBX 625
654
50-Day Range
516.50
MA: GBX 612.54
677.50
52-Week Range
356
Now: GBX 625
997
Volume740,360 shs
Average Volume524,986 shs
Market Capitalization£1.49 billion
P/E Ratio12.50
Dividend Yield4.15%
BetaN/A
Grafton Group plc engages in the merchanting, retailing, and mortar manufacturing businesses in Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Its Merchanting segment distributes building and plumbing materials to professional trades people engaged in residential repair, maintenance, and improvement projects, as well as in residential and other new build construction. It also operates in plumbers' merchanting business. This segment operates 675 branches under the Selco, Buildbase, and Plumbase brands in the South East, Midlands, and North of England; the Chadwicks and Heiton Buckley brands in the Republic of Ireland; the MacBlair brand in Northern Ireland; the Gerritse, Breur Ceintuurbaan, Van der Winkel, and Scholte de Vries-Estoppey brands in the Netherlands; and the YouBuild and MPro brands in Belgium. The company's Retailing segment engages in DIY retailing and home improvement business that supplies a range of products, including paints, lighting products, homestyle products, housewares, bathroom products, and fitted kitchens. This segment operates 35 stores primarily under the Woodie's brand. Its Manufacturing segment manufactures silo-based mortar for use in a range of residential and commercial construction projects in England and Scotland; and PVC drainage, roofline, and infrastructural ducting products in Dublin. Grafton Group plc is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.80 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General Building Materials
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone353 1 216 0600

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£2.67 billion
Cash FlowGBX 143.04 per share
Book ValueGBX 573 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap£1.49 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Grafton Group (LON:GFTU) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Grafton Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Grafton Group's stock was trading at GBX 716 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GFTU shares have decreased by 12.7% and is now trading at GBX 625. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Grafton Group?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Grafton Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Grafton Group.

How often does Grafton Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Grafton Group?

Grafton Group announced a dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.50 per share on Monday, April 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 5th. This is an increase from Grafton Group's previous dividend of GBX 6.50. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Grafton Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for GFTU?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Grafton Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 670 to GBX 945. On average, they anticipate Grafton Group's share price to reach GBX 803 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Grafton Group.

Has Grafton Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about GFTU stock has been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Grafton Group earned a news impact score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutGrafton Group.

Who are some of Grafton Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Grafton Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Grafton Group investors own include Diageo (DGE), Greencore Group (GNC), Diageo (DEO), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), CRH (CRH), Travis Perkins (TPK), Verizon Communications (VZ), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CRH (CRH) and DCC (DCC).

Who are Grafton Group's key executives?

Grafton Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gavin Slark, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. David L. Arnold BSc, FCMA, FCT, Group CFO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jonathon Sowton, Group Strategic Devel. Director
  • Mr. Charles Rinn MBA, FCCA, Group Financial Controller & Sec.
  • Mr. Peter Kearney, Chief Exec. of Grafton Merchanting Northern Ireland

What is Grafton Group's stock symbol?

Grafton Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GFTU."

How do I buy shares of Grafton Group?

Shares of GFTU 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 Grafton Group's stock price today?

One share of GFTU stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 625.

How big of a company is Grafton Group?

Grafton Group has a market capitalization of £1.49 billion and generates £2.67 billion in revenue each year. Grafton Group employs 13,000 workers across the globe.

What is Grafton Group's official website?

The official website for Grafton Group is www.graftonplc.com.

How can I contact Grafton Group?

The company can be reached via phone at 353 1 216 0600.

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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