Greene King plc Company Profile (LON:GNK)

About Greene King plc (LON:GNK)

Greene King plc logoGreene King plc is an integrated pub retailer and brewer. The Company operates approximately 3,040 managed, tenanted, leased and franchised pubs, restaurants and hotels, including brands, such as Hungry Horse, Chef & Brewer, Flaming Grill, Farmhouse Inns and its Greene King locals estate. The Company's segments include Pub Company, Pub Partners, and Brewing & Brands. The Pub Company segment is engaged in the operation of managed pubs and restaurants. The Pub Partners segment is involved in the operation of tenanted and leased pubs. The Brewing and Brands segment is engaged in brewing, marketing and selling beer. The Company's ale brand portfolio includes Old Speckled Hen, Greene King IPA, Abbot Ale and Belhaven Best. The Pub Company segment operates approximately 1,820 pubs and restaurants across Britain. The Company's breweries include Westgate Brewery, which is located in Bury St. Edmunds, and Belhaven Brewery, located in Dunbar.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Restaurants & Bars - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:GNK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £2.12 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 309,700,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 693.89
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 703.52
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 643.50 - GBX 847
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.99
  • P/E Growth: 6.58
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.22 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.95
  • Book Value: GBX 6.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.09
  • Dividend Yield: 4.7%
  • EBIDTA: £524.1 million
  • Net Margins: 6.65%
  • Return on Equity: 7.76%
  • Return on Assets: 2.58%
  • Average Volume: 1.02 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)

What is Greene King plc's stock symbol?

Greene King plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "GNK."

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

Greene King plc announced a dividend on Thursday, June 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be given a dividend of GBX 24.40 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This is a positive change from Greene King plc's previous dividend of $8.80. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Greene King plc's Dividend History.

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

14 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Greene King plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 670 to GBX 1,050. On average, they expect Greene King plc's stock price to reach GBX 819.55 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Greene King plc.

Who are some of Greene King plc's key competitors?

Who are Greene King plc's key executives?

Greene King plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Rooney Anand, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Kirk Davis, Chief Financial Officer
  • Lindsay Keswick, Company Secretary
  • Philip E. Yea, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Gordon Fryett, Non-Executive Director
  • Mike Coupe, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Robert O. Rowley, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Lynne Weedall, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Greene King plc stock?

Shares of Greene King 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 Greene King plc's stock price today?

One share of Greene King plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 684.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Greene King plc (LON GNK)
Community Ranking:  3.8 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  435 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  131 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  566
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Greene King 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 Greene King plc (LON:GNK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 819.55

Analysts' Ratings History for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/5/2017Liberum CapitalInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 840View Rating Details
6/30/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 850View Rating Details
6/30/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 770 -> GBX 780View Rating Details
6/30/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/30/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeNeutralGBX 810 -> GBX 750View Rating Details
6/29/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 670View Rating Details
6/29/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/20/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 875View Rating Details
3/7/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 700View Rating Details
2/7/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 870View Rating Details
11/30/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,050View Rating Details
11/30/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/1/2016HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetHoldGBX 870 -> GBX 830View Rating Details
2/16/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,020View Rating Details
2/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,100View Rating Details
2/10/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/In-LineGBX 920View Rating Details
12/8/2015NomuraBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 838 -> GBX 900View Rating Details
12/4/2015Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 840 -> GBX 940View Rating Details
9/7/2015Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,050View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
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Earnings Estimates for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $70.57 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Greene King plc (LON GNK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/29/2017GBX 24.403.54%8/10/20178/10/20179/15/2017
11/30/2016GBX 8.801.28%12/15/201612/15/20161/20/2017
6/29/2016GBX 23.602.97%8/11/20168/11/20169/12/2016
12/2/2015GBX 8.450.88%12/17/201512/17/20151/22/2016
7/1/2015GBX 21.802.56%8/13/20158/13/20159/14/2015
12/4/2014GBX 7.951.05%12/18/201412/18/20141/23/2015
7/3/2014GBX 20.802.55%8/13/20148/13/20149/15/2014
12/3/2013GBX 7.600.89%12/18/201312/18/20131/24/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/9/2016Rooney AnandInsiderSell63,364GBX 686£434,677.04
7/6/2016Weedall,LynneInsiderBuy1,000GBX 721£7,210
7/5/2016Yea,PhilipInsiderBuy10,000GBX 747£74,700
2/23/2016Coupe,Michael AndrewInsiderBuy1,690GBX 882£14,905.80
2/11/2016Yea,PhilipInsiderBuy30,000GBX 859£257,700
8/26/2015Davis,KirkInsiderBuy4,000GBX 821£32,840
7/14/2015Rowley,RobInsiderBuy3,000GBX 864£25,920
4/10/2015Rooney AnandInsiderSell74,751GBX 842.46£629,747.27
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
Latest Headlines for Greene King plc (LON:GNK)
DateHeadline logoGreene King plc (LON:GNK) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 10 at 7:32 AM logoGreene King Plc : Relatively cheap stock to hold today? - July 5 at 7:42 AM logoGreene King plc's (GNK) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital - July 2 at 7:46 AM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by N+1 Singer - July 2 at 7:14 AM logoGreene King plc (LON:GNK) Cut to "Neutral" at J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 1 at 9:56 PM logoBeaufort Securities Reiterates Buy Rating for Greene King plc (GNK) - July 1 at 1:50 PM logoBarclays PLC Increases Greene King plc (GNK) Price Target to GBX 780 - July 1 at 12:36 PM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Given "Buy" Rating at Canaccord Genuity - July 1 at 11:20 AM logoEdited Transcript of GNK.L earnings conference call or presentation 29-Jun-17 8:30am GMT - June 29 at 11:08 PM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Announces Dividend of GBX 24.40 - June 29 at 4:34 PM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Given "Hold" Rating at Numis Securities Ltd - June 29 at 12:49 PM logoGreene King FY Pre-tax Profit Down - June 29 at 4:46 AM logoGreene King underlying 2017 profit up 6.6% - June 29 at 4:46 AM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - June 13 at 7:32 AM logoGreene King Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:GNK) : June 8, 2017 - June 8 at 6:27 PM logoGreene King Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GNK-GB : June 6, 2017 - June 6 at 7:46 AM logoSpirit Issuer plc -- Moody's Affirms UK CMBS Notes issued by Spirit Issuer plc and Counterparty Instrument Rating on the Liquidity Facility - May 26 at 5:59 AM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 19 at 7:50 AM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Stock Rating Lowered by Numis Securities Ltd - May 8 at 1:02 PM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - April 24 at 7:33 AM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Investec - April 2 at 6:19 AM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - March 28 at 12:39 PM logoGreene King webcast presentation now available for on-demand viewing: dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference - March 27 at 11:26 AM logoGreene King to present at the dbVIC - Deutsche Bank ADR Virtual Investor Conference on March 22, 2017 - March 17 at 5:45 PM logoGreene King plc (GNK) Earns Hold Rating from Analysts at Berenberg Bank - March 7 at 9:09 PM logo3 of the FTSE 250’s hottest bargains - February 26 at 8:55 AM logoQuestor: the market fears the worst for pubs so buy shares in well-run Greene King - February 15 at 4:43 AM logoGreene King Like-for-like Sales Up 1.1% - RTT News - February 10 at 11:08 PM logoGreene King sales rise in strong Christmas trading - February 10 at 6:07 PM logoUPDATE 1-Pub operator Greene King's comparable sales growth loses shine - February 10 at 6:07 PM logo3 FTSE 250 high-yield dividend stocks I’d buy before it’s too late - February 9 at 4:07 AM logoHgCapital to sell vehicle rental firm Zenith to Bridgepoint - Nasdaq - January 30 at 6:12 PM logoRestaurant Group sales fall, UK cost warning hits shares - Yahoo Finance - January 26 at 6:57 PM logoRestaurant Group sales fall, UK cost warning hits shares - January 25 at 4:47 PM logo2 of my top dividend stock picks for 2017 - January 6 at 4:33 AM


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Greene King plc (GNK) Chart for Friday, July, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/21/2017 by Staff