LON:GFTU - Grafton Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 800 +5.50 (+0.69 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 794.50
Today's RangeGBX 783 - GBX 802.50
52-Week RangeGBX 626.50 - GBX 858
Volume246,968 shs
Average Volume524,986 shs
Market Capitalization£1.90 billion
P/E Ratio12.68
Dividend Yield2.21%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£2.95 billion
Cash FlowGBX 93.45 per share
Book ValueGBX 545.30 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees13,000
Market Cap£1.90 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Grafton Group (LON:GFTU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grafton Group's stock symbol?

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

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

Grafton Group declared a dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12 per share on Friday, April 5th. This represents a yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. This is a positive change from Grafton Group's previous dividend of $6.00. 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 12-month price objectives for Grafton Group's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 740 to GBX 910. On average, they anticipate Grafton Group's stock price to reach GBX 827 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Grafton Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

Has Grafton Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about GFTU stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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. Grafton Group earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 Micron Technology (MU), Constellation Brands (STZ), Travis Perkins (TPK), Alibaba Group (BABA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), Verizon Communications (VZ), Domino's Pizza (DPZ), Diageo (DGE) and eBay (EBAY).

Who are Grafton Group's key executives?

Grafton Group's management team includes the folowing 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

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 800.

How big of a company is Grafton Group?

Grafton Group has a market capitalization of £1.90 billion and generates £2.95 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 http://www.graftonplc.com.

How can I contact Grafton Group?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Grafton Group (LON GFTU)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  248 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  415 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  663
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This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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