Greencore Group plc Company Profile (LON:GNC)

About Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)

Greencore Group plc logoGreencore Group plc is a manufacturer of convenience food. The Company's segments include Convenience Foods, and Ingredients & Property. The Convenience Foods segment includes Convenience Foods UK and Convenience Foods US. The Convenience Foods segment consists of Food to Go, Prepared Meals, Grocery and US. The Convenience Foods segment is engaged in the production and sale of convenience food. The Ingredients & Property segment is engaged in the distribution of edible oils and molasses and the management of the Company's property assets. The Food to Go division is a manufacturer of pre-packed sandwiches, such as baguettes, wraps and other food to go items. The Prepared Meals division produces chilled ready meals, chilled sauces, chilled soup and quiche. The Grocery division manufactures ambient cooking sauces and dips, table sauces, pickles and Yorkshire Puddings, and cakes and desserts. The US division produces sandwiches, salads, bistro boxes and sauces, both fresh and frozen.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Food Processing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:GNC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £1.18 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 603,401,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 194.20
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 224.62
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 180.40 - GBX 274.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.35
  • P/E Growth: 1.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.8 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.65
  • Book Value: GBX 1.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.63
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
  • EBITDA: £149.6 million
  • Net Margins: 1.13%
  • Return on Equity: 4.13%
  • Return on Assets: 1.35%
  • Average Volume: 4.64 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)

What is Greencore Group plc's stock symbol?

Greencore Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GNC."

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

Greencore Group plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, May 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 2.10 per share on Tuesday, October 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Greencore Group plc's Dividend History.

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

10 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Greencore Group plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 290 to GBX 340. On average, they expect Greencore Group plc's stock price to reach GBX 307.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Greencore Group plc.

Who are some of Greencore Group plc's key competitors?

Who are Greencore Group plc's key executives?

Greencore Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Patrick F. Coveney, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Eoin Tonge, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Chris Kirke, Chief Executive Officer - Greencore USA
  • Nigel Blakey, Managing Director of Greencore Grocery
  • Kevin Moore, Managing Director of Greencore Food to Go
  • Clare Rees, Managing Director of Greencore Prepared Meals
  • Phil Taylor, Human Resources Director
  • Peter Haden, Chief Development Officer
  • Conor O'Leary, Group Company Secretary
  • P. Gary Kennedy, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

How do I buy Greencore Group plc stock?

Shares of Greencore Group 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 Greencore Group plc's stock price today?

One share of Greencore Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 195.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Greencore Group plc (LON GNC)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  422 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  209 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  631
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Greencore Group 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 Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 307.75
Consensus Price Target History for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
Price Target History for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/3/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 300View Rating Details
9/29/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingBuyGBX 310View Rating Details
9/19/2017Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetBuyGBX 300 -> GBX 290View Rating Details
8/24/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 300View Rating Details
8/24/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/28/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 340View Rating Details
6/21/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 322View Rating Details
6/21/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 300View Rating Details
1/11/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetBuyGBX 354 -> GBX 300View Rating Details
11/10/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/27/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
2/16/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
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Earnings Estimates for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $15.26 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Greencore Group plc (LON GNC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/23/2017GBX 2.100.86%6/1/20176/1/201710/3/2017
11/14/2016GBX 4.101.28%12/1/201612/1/20164/4/2017
5/17/2016GBX 2.550.67%6/2/20166/2/201610/4/2016
11/24/2015GBX 3.751.2%12/3/201512/3/20154/4/2016
5/19/2015GBX 2.400.67%6/4/20156/4/201510/2/2015
11/25/2014GBX 3.251.2%12/4/201412/4/20144/2/2015
5/20/2014GBX 2.200.85%6/4/20146/4/201410/3/2014
11/26/2013GBX 2.901.59%12/4/201312/4/20134/2/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/15/2017Eoin TongeInsiderBuy25,000GBX 187£46,750
8/29/2017Kevin F O'MalleyInsiderBuy19,500GBX 198£38,610
8/25/2017Thomas SampsonInsiderBuy35,000GBX 196£68,600
8/24/2017Patrick Gary KennedyInsiderBuy10,000GBX 196£19,600
12/20/2016Patrick Gary KennedyInsiderBuy33,890GBX 153£51,851.70
12/12/2016Heather Ann McSharryInsiderBuy5,000GBX 229£11,450
12/6/2016Eoin TongeInsiderSell87,769GBX 283£248,386.27
3/7/2016Williams,AlanInsiderSell177,452GBX 361£640,601.72
12/4/2015Coveney,Patrick FInsiderSell629,750GBX 332£2,090,770
3/24/2015Conor O'LearyInsiderSell30,000GBX 329£98,700
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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