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:
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  • Symbol: LON:PSN
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  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £7.59 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 308,400,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,326.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,009.15
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,170 - GBX 2,475
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.43
  • P/E Growth: 1.60
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £3.14 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.42
  • Book Value: GBX 8.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.77
  • EBIDTA: £774.2 million
  • Average Volume: 1.38 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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 110 per share on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 5.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 15th. This is a positive change 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 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Persimmon plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,269 to GBX 2,530. On average, they anticipate Persimmon plc's share price to reach GBX 2,142 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Persimmon plc.

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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.

How much does a share of Persimmon plc stock cost?

One share of Persimmon plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,462.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,142

Analysts' Ratings History for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/15/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,265View Rating Details
5/4/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,313View Rating Details
4/28/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,200 -> GBX 2,530View Rating Details
4/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/28/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,161View Rating Details
4/27/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/26/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 2,120 -> GBX 2,260View Rating Details
4/18/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,779 -> GBX 2,102View 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
2/28/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 1,885.10 -> GBX 2,123View Rating Details
1/6/2017Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 2,200View Rating Details
11/2/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
9/23/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,273 -> GBX 1,702View Rating Details
6/28/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,269View Rating Details
5/10/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 620 -> GBX 730View Rating Details
12/14/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/24/2015Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


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


Earnings Estimates for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $218.69 EPS


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)


Headline Trends for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
Latest Headlines for Persimmon plc (LON:PSN)
DateHeadline logoOne FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d always buy over Lloyds Banking Group plc - May 26 at 6:09 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Persimmon plc (PSN) - May 7 at 7:34 PM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 5 at 4:39 PM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Earns Hold Rating from Liberum Capital - April 30 at 3:47 PM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital - April 30 at 3:46 PM logoPersimmon plc's (PSN) Buy Rating Reiterated at Beaufort Securities - April 30 at 8:40 AM logoPersimmon plc's (PSN) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 30 at 6:58 AM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) PT Raised to GBX 2,530 - April 28 at 11:44 AM logoPersimmon reports good start to 2017 - April 27 at 10:40 AM logo[$$] Shareholders urged to oppose Persimmon pay deal - April 25 at 6:28 PM logoETFs with exposure to Persimmon Plc : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 6:55 PM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 10 at 4:35 PM logoLiberum Capital Downgrades Persimmon plc (PSN) to Hold - April 8 at 11:15 PM logoPersimmon Plc :PSN-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 7, 2017 - April 7 at 7:42 PM logoPersimmon Plc : PSN-GB: Dividend Analysis : March 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 12:04 PM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Earns "Overweight" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 6 at 11:37 PM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Downgraded by BNP Paribas - April 6 at 4:52 PM logoYour last chance to buy Taylor Wimpey plc under £2? - April 3 at 6:48 PM logoHSBC Holdings plc Increases Persimmon plc (PSN) Price Target to GBX 2,321 - March 29 at 7:44 PM logoPersimmon plc's (PSN) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital - March 28 at 6:32 AM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Morgan Stanley - March 27 at 5:35 AM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital - March 26 at 8:08 AM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Receives Buy Rating from Shore Capital - March 22 at 1:05 PM logoPersimmon plc (PSN) Now Covered by Morgan Stanley - March 21 at 11:21 PM logo3 growth shares I’d buy right now - March 17 at 7:29 PM logoThese dirt-cheap FTSE 100 income stocks could help you retire early - March 11 at 7:11 PM logoPersimmon (PSMMY) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - March 8 at 11:54 PM logoInsider Buying: Persimmon plc (PSN) Insider Buys 710 Shares of Stock - March 8 at 4:41 AM logoIs this under-the-radar FTSE 100 growth star an unmissable bargain after FY results? - March 7 at 9:36 AM logoPersimmon 2016 profit rises 23%, beating views - February 27 at 9:43 AM logoPersimmon Plc FY16 Profit Rises - Quick Facts - February 27 at 9:43 AM logoThese Footsie stocks could pay monster dividends for the next decade - February 27 at 9:43 AM logoFull Year 2016 Persimmon PLC Earnings Call scheduled for 4:30 am ET today - February 27 at 9:43 AM logoFull Year 2016 Persimmon PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 27 at 9:43 AM logoPersimmon Plc reports FY results - February 27 at 8:20 AM logo3 great income stocks I’d buy today - February 13 at 9:04 AM logoThis high-yield stock could surge 20%+ within 2 years - February 7 at 8:45 AM logoBritain's FTSE rises as Randgold shines - February 6 at 8:56 AM logoDo Segro plc’s results show a positive post-Brexit result for the UK property market? - January 11 at 8:02 PM logoPersimmon full-year revenue rises 8% - MarketWatch - January 7 at 1:08 AM logo[$$] Persimmon sees value of planning when building on the margin - January 5 at 3:24 PM logoBritain's FTSE slips from record high as Next slumps - January 4 at 5:14 AM


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Persimmon plc (PSN) Chart for Friday, May, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/26/2017 by Staff