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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Air Freight & Logistics
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:RMG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £3.85 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 990,417,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 383.27
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 407.87
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 368.30 - GBX 501
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.26
  • P/E Growth: -12.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £9.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.39
  • Book Value: GBX 5.05 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.77
  • Dividend Yield: 5.8%
  • EBITDA: £845 million
  • Net Margins: 3.58%
  • Return on Equity: 7.31%
  • Return on Assets: 4.45%
  • Average Volume: 4.14 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 paid 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 an increase from Royal Mail PLC's previous dividend of $7.40. The official announcement can be seen 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?

9 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Royal Mail PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 320 to GBX 550. On average, they anticipate Royal Mail PLC's share price to reach GBX 467 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Royal Mail PLC.

Who are some of Royal Mail PLC's key competitors?

Who are Royal Mail PLC's key executives?

Royal Mail PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Moya M. Greene, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Stuart Simpson, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Rico Back, Chief Executive Officer - GLS
  • Stephen Cameron, Deputy Chief Operations Officer
  • Sue Whalley, Chief Operating Officer
  • Maaike De Bie, General Counsel
  • Stephen Agar, Managing Director - Consumer and Network Access
  • Jack Bertram, Managing Director - Strategy, Pricing and Growth
  • Shane O'Riordain, Managing Director - Strategy and Communications, Pricing, Regulation and Government Affairs
  • Jon Millidge, Group Human Resources Director

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.

What is Royal Mail PLC's stock price today?

One share of Royal Mail PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 389.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Royal Mail PLC (LON RMG)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  445 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  681
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Royal Mail 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 Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 467
Consensus Price Target History for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
Price Target History for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
Analysts' Ratings History for Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/18/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 465View Rating Details
10/3/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 320View Rating Details
9/6/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 385View Rating Details
7/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 550View Rating Details
7/10/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 535View Rating Details
6/5/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 450View Rating Details
5/22/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 550View Rating Details
1/20/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price Target NeutralGBX 559 -> GBX 481View Rating Details
1/20/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/24/2016Davy ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/8/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated 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 Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/21/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 450View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 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: $39.41 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 logoUK labour union to fight legal injunction attempt over Royal Mail strike - October 11 at 7:12 AM logoFestival of Marketing: Royal Mail says don't forget about... - October 7 at 7:59 AM logoPoste Italiane says parcel strike hitting it hard - October 6 at 7:15 AM logo[$$] Royal Mail will use 'all legal options' to fight 48-hour strike - October 6 at 7:15 AM logoRoyal Mail prepared to challenge planned strike in court - October 6 at 7:15 AM logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Oct 6 - October 6 at 7:15 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - October 4 at 2:32 AM logo[$$] Royal Mail: missive challenges - September 22 at 4:55 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Lowers Royal Mail PLC (RMG) Price Target to GBX 320 - September 18 at 5:08 PM logo[$$] Royal Mail poses mounting problems for chief executive - September 17 at 7:27 AM logoIs There Now An Opportunity In Royal Mail plc (LSE:RMG)? - September 13 at 3:46 PM logo[$$] Communication Workers Union mulls pensions changes - September 13 at 3:46 PM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Sell" Rating for Royal Mail PLC (RMG) - September 10 at 11:22 PM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - September 9 at 2:34 AM logoBritain's CWU to ballot Royal Mail workers on industrial action - September 5 at 5:10 PM logoIs Royal Mail's FTSE 100 Status In 'Danger Zone' On LSE Blue-Chip Reshuffle? - August 26 at 8:54 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (LON:RMG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 15 at 2:38 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Receives Overweight Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 23 at 10:49 AM logo[$$] Reckitt rewarded for US disposal's 'attractive' price - July 20 at 7:15 AM logo[$$] Royal Mail seeks delivery from politics of 1970s - July 20 at 7:15 AM logoRoyal Mail plc shows it can deliver for the long run - Motley Fool UK - July 19 at 7:22 AM logo[$$] Political mailshots ease pressure on Royal Mail - July 19 at 7:22 AM logoLiberum Capital Cuts Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG) Price Target to GBX 385 - July 16 at 11:40 AM logo[$$] Threat of nationwide strike at Royal Mail increases - July 15 at 8:03 AM logoRoyal Mail PLC (RMG) Price Target Cut to GBX 550 by Analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co - July 11 at 12:10 AM 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 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 Saturday, October, 21, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/21/2017 by Staff

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