Persimmon plc Company Profile (LON:PSN)

About Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)

Persimmon plc logoPersimmon Plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is engaged in house building within the United Kingdom. The Company trades under the brand names of Persimmon Homes, Charles Church, Westbury Partnerships and Space4. The Company offers a range of homes from studio apartments to family homes in approximately 400 locations under Persimmon Homes brand. The Company builds homes under Charles Church brand in a range of locations. The Company focuses on affordable social housing and sells these homes under Westbury Partnerships. The Space4 business operates an off-site manufacturing plant producing timber frames, insulated wall panels and roof cassettes as a fabric first solution to the construction of new homes.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £8.74 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 308,500,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,618.54
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,443.79
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,600 - GBX 2,847
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.69
  • P/E Growth: 1.05
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £3.31 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.64
  • Book Value: GBX 8.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.22
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: £877.9 million
  • Net Margins: 22.18%
  • Return on Equity: 26.99%
  • Return on Assets: 17.08%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.49 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)

What is Persimmon plc's stock symbol?

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

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

Persimmon plc declared a dividend on Monday, February 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of GBX 110 per share on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a yield of 5.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 15th. This is an increase from Persimmon plc's previous dividend of $25.00. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Persimmon plc's Dividend History.

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

17 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Persimmon plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,200 to GBX 2,800. On average, they anticipate Persimmon plc's share price to reach GBX 2,495.08 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Persimmon plc.

Who are some of Persimmon plc's key competitors?

Who are Persimmon plc's key executives?

Persimmon plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jeffrey Fairburn, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Michael Hugh Killoran, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • David Jenkinson, Group Managing Director, Executive Director
  • Tracy Davison, Company Secretary
  • Nicholas H. T. Wrigley, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Rachel Kentleton, Non-Executive Director
  • Simon Litherland, Non-Executive Director
  • Nigel Mills, Non-Executive Director
  • Jonathan Richard Davie, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Persimmon plc stock?

Shares of Persimmon 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 Persimmon plc's stock price today?

One share of Persimmon plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,833.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Persimmon plc (LON PSN)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  244 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  610 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  854
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Persimmon 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 Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 11 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,495.08
Consensus Price Target History for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Price Target History for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/2/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,382View Rating Details
9/29/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/27/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,720View Rating Details
9/12/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 2,230View Rating Details
9/1/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/23/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,316 -> GBX 2,442View Rating Details
8/23/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,570 -> GBX 2,650View Rating Details
8/23/2017Beaufort SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,600 -> GBX 2,601View Rating Details
8/22/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,716View Rating Details
7/13/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 2,123 -> GBX 2,566View Rating Details
7/6/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,468View Rating Details
6/30/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/6/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeUnderperformView Rating Details
3/29/2017HSBC Holdings plcBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,148 -> GBX 2,321View Rating Details
3/21/2017Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual WeightGBX 2,200View Rating Details
11/2/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
6/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,269View Rating Details
5/10/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 620 -> GBX 730View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $244.06 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Persimmon plc (LON PSN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/27/2017GBX 1105.42%6/15/20176/15/20177/3/2017
2/27/2017GBX 251.23%3/9/20173/9/20173/31/2017
2/23/2016GBX 1105.42%3/3/20163/3/20164/1/2016
2/25/2014GBX 704.78%6/5/20146/5/20147/4/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/7/2017David JenkinsonInsiderSell3,948GBX 2,125£83,895
3/6/2017Rachel KentletonInsiderBuy710GBX 2,117£15,030.70
3/4/2016Kentleton,RachelInsiderBuy1,268GBX 1,992£25,258.56
3/2/2016Fairburn,JeffreyInsiderSell12,979GBX 2,200£285,538
11/10/2015Fairburn,JeffreyInsiderBuy404GBX 1,875£7,575
10/1/2015Fairburn,JeffreyInsiderBuy242GBX 2,043£4,944.06
8/19/2015Kentleton,RachelInsiderBuy1,203GBX 2,077£24,986.31
3/25/2015Nigel GreenawayInsiderSell2,920GBX 1,694.49£49,479.11
3/19/2015Jeffrey FairburnInsiderBuy846GBX 1,762.20£14,908.21
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Latest Headlines for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 12:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Persimmon plc (PSN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 1:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Price Target Increased to GBX 2,800 by Analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPersimmon Plc : Neutral assessment on price but strong on fundamentals
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDoes Persimmon plc’s (LSE:PSN) PE Ratio Warrant A Buy?
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPersimmon Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PSN-GB : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 8:03 AM
marketwatch.com logoUK stocks swing lower as strong inflation reading sends pound to year's highs - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 12 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 8:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 12:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PSN.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Aug-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 9:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Persimmon aims to prove what goes up need not come down
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 4:03 PM
rttnews.com logoPersimmon H1 Pretax Profit Rises; Revenue Up 12% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - August 22 at 6:02 AM
rttnews.com logoPersimmon H1 Pretax Profit Rises; Revenue Up 12% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - August 22 at 6:02 AM
marketwatch.com logoPersimmon profit up 30% on higher house prices
www.marketwatch.com - August 22 at 6:02 AM
marketwatch.com logoPersimmon profit up 30% on higher house prices
www.marketwatch.com - August 22 at 6:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Persimmon beats housing slowdown as new build sales stay strong
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 6:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 12:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (LON:PSN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 12:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) PT Lowered to GBX 2,600
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 1:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (LON:PSN) Given Hold Rating at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 9:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Persimmon shrugs off slowing housing market with strong growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Lombard: Persimmon looks vulnerable to fissures
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 8:07 AM
marketwatch.com logoPersimmon revenue up 12% on higher sales
www.marketwatch.com - July 5 at 9:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPersimmon Leads U.K. Housebuilders Higher After Tight Supply Drives Revenue Growth
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Persimmon plc (PSN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 2:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Given Neutral Rating at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 10:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Given "Neutral" Rating at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 9:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPersimmon Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 6:45 AM
fool.co.uk logoOne FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d always buy over Lloyds Banking Group plc
www.fool.co.uk - May 26 at 6:09 AM
marketwatch.com logoPersimmon reports good start to 2017
www.marketwatch.com - April 27 at 10:40 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoYour last chance to buy Taylor Wimpey plc under £2?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 6:48 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 growth shares I’d buy right now
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 7:29 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThese dirt-cheap FTSE 100 income stocks could help you retire early
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 11 at 7:11 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs this under-the-radar FTSE 100 growth star an unmissable bargain after FY results?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:36 AM
marketwatch.com logoPersimmon 2016 profit rises 23%, beating views
www.marketwatch.com - February 27 at 9:43 AM
rttnews.com logoPersimmon Plc FY16 Profit Rises - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - February 27 at 9:43 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThese Footsie stocks could pay monster dividends for the next decade
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 9:43 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Persimmon PLC Earnings Call scheduled for 4:30 am ET today
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 9:43 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Persimmon PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 9:43 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPersimmon Plc reports FY results
seekingalpha.com - February 27 at 8:20 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 great income stocks I’d buy today
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:04 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThis high-yield stock could surge 20%+ within 2 years
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:45 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE rises as Randgold shines
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 8:56 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDo Segro plc’s results show a positive post-Brexit result for the UK property market?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 8:02 PM
marketwatch.com logoPersimmon full-year revenue rises 8% - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - January 7 at 1:08 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Persimmon sees value of planning when building on the margin
www.ft.com - January 5 at 3:24 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE slips from record high as Next slumps
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 5:14 AM

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Persimmon plc (PSN) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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