GKN plc Company Profile (LON:GKN)

About GKN plc (LON:GKN)

GKN plc logoGKN plc is a global engineering company. The Company is engaged in the design, manufacture and service of systems and components for original equipment manufacturers. The Company operates in four segments: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy and GKN Land Systems. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services. The GKN Powder Metallurgy segment is a manufacturer of sintered components and a producer of metal powder. The GKN Land Systems segment is a supplier of power management products and services. It designs, manufactures and supplies products and services for the agricultural, construction and utility vehicle markets and industrial segments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:GKN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.gkn.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £5.96 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,713,709,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 323.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 343.55
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 295.20 - GBX 379.30
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.95
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £9.46 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.63
  • Book Value: GBX 1.46 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.38
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £1.04 billion
  • Net Margins: 8.77%
  • Return on Equity: 36.57%
  • Return on Assets: 9.33%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 6.09 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for GKN plc (LON:GKN)

What is GKN plc's stock symbol?

GKN plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GKN."

How often does GKN plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GKN plc?

GKN plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.10 per share on Monday, September 18th. This represents a yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View GKN plc's Dividend History.

Where is GKN plc's stock going? Where will GKN plc's stock price be in 2017?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for GKN plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 295 to GBX 550. On average, they anticipate GKN plc's stock price to reach GBX 401.31 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for GKN plc.

Who are some of GKN plc's key competitors?

Who are GKN plc's key executives?

GKN plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Nigel Macrae Stein, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Adam C. Walker, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Kevin Cummings, Chief Executive Aerospace, Executive Director
  • Phil Swash, Chief Executive Driveline, Executive Director
  • Kerry Watson, Company Secretary
  • Michael J. Turner CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Anne L. Stevens Ph.D., Non-Executive Director
  • Angus G. Cockburn, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Tufan Erginbilgic, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Shonaid Christina Ross Jemmett-Page, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy GKN plc stock?

Shares of GKN 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 GKN plc's stock price today?

One share of GKN plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 347.60.


MarketBeat Community Rating for GKN plc (LON GKN)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  842 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  497 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,339
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GKN 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 GKN plc (LON:GKN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 401.31

Analysts' Ratings History for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 400 -> GBX 390View Rating Details
9/15/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 395View Rating Details
9/15/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 428View Rating Details
9/8/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeHoldGBX 550View Rating Details
8/29/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 475 -> GBX 535View Rating Details
8/4/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 300View Rating Details
7/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 420View Rating Details
7/27/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 295View Rating Details
6/28/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 401 -> GBX 384View Rating Details
4/6/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 445View Rating Details
3/10/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 346 -> GBX 400View Rating Details
1/11/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyGBX 365View Rating Details
10/26/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldGBX 310View Rating Details
9/23/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 300View Rating Details
7/27/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 315View Rating Details
4/21/2016Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 365View Rating Details
4/18/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 295View Rating Details
4/13/2016Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 415 -> GBX 360View Rating Details
3/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 335View Rating Details
2/15/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingStrong-BuyGBX 440View Rating Details
2/11/2016InvestecLower Price TargetHoldGBX 300 -> GBX 260View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $33.43 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for GKN plc (LON GKN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2017GBX 3.100.94%8/10/20178/10/20179/18/2017
2/28/2017GBX 5.901.64%4/6/20174/6/20175/17/2017
7/26/2016GBX 2.950.98%8/11/20168/11/20169/19/2016
2/23/2016GBX 5.802.15%4/7/20164/7/20165/16/2016
7/28/2015GBX 2.900.92%8/13/20158/13/20159/21/2015
2/24/2015GBX 5.601.57%4/9/20154/9/20155/18/2015
7/29/2014GBX 2.800.76%8/13/20148/13/20149/22/2014
2/25/2014GBX 5.301.29%4/9/20144/9/20145/21/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/28/2017Kevin CummingsInsiderSell18,279GBX 360£65,804.40
2/25/2016Sclater,JosInsiderSell3,811GBX 260£9,908.60
9/25/2015Sclater,JosInsiderBuy7,792GBX 255£19,869.60
9/10/2015Reynolds Smith,AndrewInsiderSell168,353GBX 284£478,122.52
4/20/2015Richard Parry-JonesInsiderSell10,000GBX 365£36,500
4/1/2015Andrew Reynolds SmithInsiderSell343,558GBX 359.19£1,234,025.98
3/17/2015Nigel SteinInsiderSell465,189GBX 370£1,721,199.30
2/24/2015Adam WalkerInsiderSell34,377GBX 372.68£128,116.20
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
Latest Headlines for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc's (GKN) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (GKN) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 10:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Investors Chronicle: GKN, Wm Morrison, JD Wetherspoon
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 2:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (GKN) Given Overweight Rating at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for GKN plc (GKN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:16 PM
rttnews.com logoGKN Chief Executive Nigel Stein To Retire; Kevin Cummings To Succeed
www.rttnews.com - September 16 at 12:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Carnival falls on hazy outlook for big cruise markets
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 7:41 PM
reuters.com logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 15 - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 15 at 12:43 AM
lse.co.uk logoBoard changes - Regulatory News, RNS - London South East - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - September 15 at 12:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 15
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 12:43 AM
marketwatch.com logoGKN's CEO and finance director both leave
www.marketwatch.com - September 14 at 7:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (GKN) Stock Rating Lowered by Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 9:30 AM
finanznachrichten.de logoGKN PLC - Director/PDMR Shareholding
www.finanznachrichten.de - August 30 at 12:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Boosts GKN plc (GKN) Price Target to GBX 400
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 12:10 AM
prnewswire.com logoAircraft Fuel Systems - Global Market Outlook (2017-2023)
www.prnewswire.com - August 17 at 8:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to GKN Plc : August 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:42 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 10
www.reuters.com - August 10 at 5:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (LON:GKN) Receives Buy Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 1:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (LON:GKN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGKN Plc :GKN-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 11:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoGKN Plc 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - July 28 at 12:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNumis Securities Ltd Reiterates Buy Rating for GKN plc (GKN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:36 AM
bloomberg.com logoAirbus A380 Slowdown, Brexit Concerns Weigh on U.K. Engineer ... - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - July 26 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Car supplier GKN bucks slowdown with rise in growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of GKN.L earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 7:39 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (LON:GKN) to Issue GBX 3.10 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 4:01 PM
rttnews.com logoGKN Plc H1 Pretax Profit Rises - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - July 26 at 5:23 AM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 gains ground as ITV bounces up - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 26 at 5:23 AM
ft.com logoGKN confirms closure of defined benefit pension scheme - Financial Times
www.ft.com - July 26 at 5:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (GKN) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 10:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for GKN plc (LON:GKN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 6:52 AM
lse.co.uk logoGKN PLC - Total Voting Rights
www.lse.co.uk - July 4 at 4:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc's (LON:GKN) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 2:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc's (GKN) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 10:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (LON:GKN) Given New GBX 384 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 3:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoIs GKN plc a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 23 at 1:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc's (GKN) Overweight Rating Reiterated at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 10:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGKN Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GKN) : June 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 9:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGKN Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GKN-GB : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 5:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Correction: GKN
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (GKN) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 10:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (GKN) Receives "Sell" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 4:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGKN Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GKN-GB : June 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Sell" Rating for GKN plc (GKN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to GKN Plc : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 5:01 PM
lse.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Smiths Group Chief Financial Officer Chris O'Shea Steps Down
www.lse.co.uk - May 19 at 5:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGKN Plc :GKN-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 7:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGKN plc (GKN) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 4:58 PM
seekingalpha.com logoGKN's (GKNCF) on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGKN Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GKN) : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:57 PM

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