Royal Mail PLC Company Profile (LON:RMG)

About Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)

Royal Mail PLC logoRoyal Mail plc provides postal services. The Company's segments include UK Parcels, International & Letters (UKPIL), General Logistics Systems (GLS) and Other. UKPIL operates in the United Kingdom collecting and delivering parcels and letters through approximately two main networks, the Royal Mail Core Network and Parcelforce Worldwide. UKPIL provides letter and parcel services to and from countries around the world under reciprocal arrangements with other overseas postal administrations. It is also responsible for the design and production of the United Kingdom's stamps and philatelic products. Parcelforce Worldwide is an express parcels business. The Company operates across a network of approximately 50 depots throughout the United Kingdom. GLS operates in continental Europe and the Republic of Ireland and has a ground-based deferred parcel delivery network in Europe. GLS provides parcel and express services, as well as logistics solutions.

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  • Symbol: LON:RMG
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  • Market Cap: £4.2 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 978,181,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 418.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 432.47
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 397.40 - GBX 549
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.64
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £9.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.43
  • Book Value: GBX 5.10 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.84
  • Dividend Yield: 5.5%
  • EBIDTA: £900 million
  • Average Volume: 3.59 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)

What is Royal Mail PLC's stock symbol?

Royal Mail PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "RMG."

How often does Royal Mail PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Royal Mail PLC?

Royal Mail PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 29th will be given a dividend of GBX 15.60 per share on Friday, July 28th. This represents a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 29th. This is a boost from Royal Mail PLC's previous dividend of $7.40. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Royal Mail PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Royal Mail PLC's stock going? Where will Royal Mail PLC's stock price be in 2017?

14 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Royal Mail PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 213 to GBX 600. On average, they expect Royal Mail PLC's share price to reach GBX 458.82 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Royal Mail PLC.

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How do I buy Royal Mail PLC stock?

Shares of Royal Mail 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 Royal Mail PLC stock cost?

One share of Royal Mail PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 429.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.07)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 458.82

Analysts' Ratings History for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/22/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 550View Rating Details
5/19/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 545 -> GBX 565View Rating Details
5/18/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 400View Rating Details
4/28/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 360 -> GBX 330View Rating Details
1/31/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 575 -> GBX 515View Rating Details
1/23/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetHoldGBX 513 -> GBX 443View Rating Details
1/20/2017Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price Target NeutralGBX 559 -> GBX 481View Rating Details
1/20/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/28/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 435 -> GBX 450View Rating Details
11/24/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 600View Rating Details
7/22/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price Targetsector performGBX 540 -> GBX 500View Rating Details
7/4/2016FinnCapReiterated RatingBuyGBX 213View Rating Details
7/1/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
5/24/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/21/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 450View Rating Details
7/21/2015Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 625View Rating Details
7/21/2015Charles StanleyDowngradeReduceView Rating Details
6/11/2015Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/8/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyGBX 600View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
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Earnings Estimates for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $37.73 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/18/2017GBX 15.603.62%6/29/20176/29/20177/28/2017
11/17/2016GBX 7.401.59%12/8/201612/8/20161/11/2017
5/19/2016GBX 15.103.09%6/30/20166/30/20167/29/2016
11/19/2015GBX 71.47%12/3/201512/3/20151/13/2016
5/21/2015GBX 14.302.86%7/2/20157/2/20157/31/2015
11/19/2014GBX 6.701.56%11/27/201411/27/20141/14/2015
5/22/2014GBX 13.302.55%7/2/20147/2/20147/31/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/22/2016Lester,MatthewInsiderBuy27,561GBX 500£137,805
6/28/2016Greene,MoyaInsiderBuy5,074GBX 489£24,811.86
6/27/2016Long,Peter JamesInsiderBuy50,000GBX 471£235,500
6/3/2016Ni-Chionna,OrnaInsiderBuy9,321GBX 532£49,587.72
1/14/2016Horler,NickInsiderBuy51GBX 446£227.46
12/16/2015Long,Peter JamesInsiderBuy50,000GBX 444£222,000
8/3/2015Murray,PaulInsiderBuy89GBX 5GBX 445
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
Latest Headlines for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
DateHeadline logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Investec - May 22 at 3:50 PM logoEdited Transcript of RMG.L earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 8:30am GMT - May 19 at 12:28 PM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital - May 18 at 2:52 PM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 15.60 Per Share - May 18 at 10:52 AM logoParcels growth drives Royal Mail's profit beat, shares rise - May 18 at 10:38 AM logoLiberum Capital Reiterates "Sell" Rating for Royal Mail PLC (RMG) - May 14 at 10:54 AM logoRoyal Mail Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:RMG) : May 2, 2017 - May 3 at 7:23 PM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 3 at 1:09 AM logoRoyal Mail Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : RMG-GB : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 10:13 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Given New GBX 330 Price Target at Jefferies Group LLC - April 30 at 9:54 AM logo[$$] Royal Mail pension plan rejected by union as strike ballot looms - April 28 at 3:37 PM logoIreland Hedges Risk of AIB Surge as Lender's IPO Approaches - April 27 at 10:59 AM logoRoyal Mail Plc : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factors - April 19 at 7:31 PM logoRoyal Mail PLC's (RMG) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital - April 13 at 8:08 PM logoRoyal Mail Faces Strike Threats After Decision To Stop Pension-plan In 2018 - April 13 at 9:47 AM logoRoyal Mail threatened by strike over pension shift - April 13 at 9:47 AM logoEuropean shares dip, set for weekly loss as banks weigh - April 13 at 9:47 AM logoRoyal Mail Tops FTSE 100 After Closing Pension Scheme - April 13 at 9:47 AM logo[$$] Royal Mail faces strike threat after pension scheme closure - April 13 at 9:47 AM logoBritish Mail Workers Could Strike Over ‘Billion-Pound’ Pension Crisis - April 13 at 9:47 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) PT Lowered to GBX 443 at HSBC Holdings plc - April 9 at 3:46 PM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 7 at 5:57 PM logoRoyal Mail Plc : RMG-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 09th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 12:18 PM logoRoyal Mail Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : RMG-GB : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 12:18 PM logo[$$] Royal Mail expands in US parcels market - April 7 at 12:18 PM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Price Target Lowered to GBX 545 at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - March 23 at 10:43 PM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms “Sell” Rating for Royal Mail PLC (RMG) - March 20 at 3:24 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital - March 19 at 1:26 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages - March 13 at 1:17 PM logo'We buy companies everyone else hates' - £1.6bn Japan fund manager - March 3 at 8:16 AM logoOfcom looks at 'Black Friday' postal rule change - March 1 at 10:17 AM logo3 top FTSE 100 dividend stocks going cheap - March 1 at 10:17 AM logoRoyal Mail to increase stamp prices from next month - February 24 at 9:06 PM logoWhy I love these hated FTSE 100 shares - February 23 at 7:41 PM logo2 FTSE 100 stocks I’m personally avoiding - February 22 at 9:38 AM logoA new airport - not yet open - and an estate agent are changing the tiny, isolated Atlantic island of St Helena - February 16 at 7:12 PM logo2 hammered FTSE 350 stocks with exceptional turnaround potential - February 7 at 8:23 AM logoDavid Bowie appears on British postage stamps, year after his death - January 27 at 2:22 AM logoTwo super 5%+ dividend yields I’m buying for the year ahead - January 21 at 3:55 AM logoRoyal Mail U.K. sales fall 2%; holds to outlook - January 20 at 6:31 AM logoRoyal Mail plc delivers a juicy 5% yield after today’s results - January 20 at 6:31 AM logoZodiac Aerospace rockets after Safran bid, European shares retreat - January 20 at 6:31 AM logoInvestors breathe life into Green Deal scheme axed by ministers - January 14 at 7:38 PM logo[$$] Companies Struggle to Fund Pension Plans - January 9 at 8:24 PM


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Royal Mail PLC (RMG) Chart for Wednesday, May, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/24/2017 by Staff