Rentokil Initial plc Company Profile (LON:RTO)

About Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)

Rentokil Initial plc logoRentokil Initial plc is a commercial pest control company. The Company is engaged in the provision of route-based services, which protect people and enhance lives. The Company's segments include Europe, UK & Rest of World, Asia, North America, Pacific, and Central and regional. The Company's business categories include Pest Control, Hygiene, Workwear and Other. The Company offers a range of pest control services from rodents to flying and crawling insects, to other forms of wildlife management. Initial Hygiene is the Company's hygiene services business. Workwear provides workwear in Europe. The Company also provides a range of other specialist services, including plants, medical services, property care and specialist hygiene. The Company is engaged in the supply and maintenance of garments, such as workwear and personal protective equipment, throughout Europe. The Company also offers a specialist cleanroom service for the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Business Support Services - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:RTO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.rentokil-initial.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £5.07 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,824,532,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 276.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 250.61
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 204.50 - GBX 288.10
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.53
  • P/E Growth: 2.62
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £2.17 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.34
  • Book Value: GBX 0.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 13.89
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £487.5 million
  • Net Margins: 8.70%
  • Return on Equity: 60.43%
  • Return on Assets: 8.19%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.00 million shs.
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)

What is Rentokil Initial plc's stock symbol?

Rentokil Initial plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "RTO."

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

Rentokil Initial plc announced a dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Thursday, April 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 2.38 per share on Wednesday, May 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th. This is a positive change from Rentokil Initial plc's previous dividend of $0.99. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Rentokil Initial plc's Dividend History.

When will Rentokil Initial plc make its next earnings announcement?

Rentokil Initial plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Rentokil Initial plc.

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

11 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Rentokil Initial plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 194 to GBX 315. On average, they anticipate Rentokil Initial plc's stock price to reach GBX 258.45 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Rentokil Initial plc.

Who are some of Rentokil Initial plc's key competitors?

Who are Rentokil Initial plc's key executives?

Rentokil Initial plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew Mark Ransom, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Jeremy Townsend, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer, Executive Director
  • Stewart Power, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Daragh Fagan, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Paul Cochrane, Managing Director, Asia
  • Jurgen Hofling, Managing Director, Europe
  • Alain Moffroid, Managing Director, Pacific
  • John Myers, Managing Director, North America
  • Phill Wood, Managing Director, UK & Rest of World
  • Vanessa Evans, Group Human Resources Director

How do I buy Rentokil Initial plc stock?

Shares of Rentokil Initial 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 Rentokil Initial plc's stock price today?

One share of Rentokil Initial plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 277.80.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Rentokil Initial plc (LON RTO)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  410 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  738
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rentokil Initial 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 Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.55)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 258.45

Analysts' Ratings History for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 270 -> GBX 300View Rating Details
6/16/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 315View Rating Details
5/3/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 250 -> GBX 265View Rating Details
4/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 185 -> GBX 194View Rating Details
4/19/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 242View Rating Details
4/19/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 270View Rating Details
4/10/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 235View Rating Details
3/31/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 270View Rating Details
3/13/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutralGBX 145 -> GBX 240View Rating Details
2/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 250 -> GBX 260View Rating Details
10/20/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 238 -> GBX 252View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 185View Rating Details
11/5/2015InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 182View Rating Details
8/3/2015Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 170View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.95 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Rentokil Initial plc (LON RTO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/23/2017GBX 2.381.01%4/6/20174/6/20175/17/2017
7/28/2016€0.990.46%8/11/20168/11/20169/14/2016
2/25/2016GBX 2.061.22%4/7/20164/7/20165/18/2016
7/30/2015€0.870.6%8/13/20158/13/20159/16/2015
2/27/2015GBX 1.821.31%4/16/20154/16/20155/20/2015
8/1/2014€0.770.66%8/13/20148/13/20149/16/2014
2/28/2014GBX 1.611.21%4/9/20144/9/20145/21/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/4/2017Chris GeogheganInsiderBuy19,830GBX 249£49,376.70
4/25/2017Daragh FaganInsiderSell418GBX 245£1,024.10
9/23/2016Jeremy TownsendInsiderSell24,921GBX 221£55,075.41
6/11/2015Jeremy TownsendInsiderSell71,331GBX 152.50£108,779.78
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)
Latest Headlines for Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 8:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank of Canada Increases Rentokil Initial plc (LON:RTO) Price Target to GBX 300
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 11:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 8:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Morrison outperforms on hopes of Amazon targeting
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBNP Paribas Reiterates Outperform Rating for Rentokil Initial plc (RTO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 8:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Insider Chris Geoghegan Buys 19,830 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 11:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Increases Rentokil Initial plc (RTO) Price Target to GBX 265
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Rentokil Initial plc (RTO) Insider Sells 418 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Suisse Group AG Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Rentokil Initial plc (RTO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Earns "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRentokil Initial Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : RTO-GB : April 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Price Target Raised to GBX 194 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Rentokil Initial Plc : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 7:35 PM
nasdaq.com logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 19
www.nasdaq.com - April 19 at 9:30 AM
rttnews.com logoRentokil Initial Q1 Revenues Climb; Confident Of FY17 Results In Line With View
www.rttnews.com - April 19 at 9:30 AM
marketwatch.com logoRentokil Initial revenue rises; sees 2017 in line
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 9:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRentokil Initial Plc :RTO-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : April 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 7:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRentokil Initial Plc :RTO-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : April 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 7:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 6:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 1:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRentokil Initial Plc : RTO-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 7:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc's (RTO) "Add" Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 4:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 6:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 11:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRentokil Initial plc (RTO) Price Target Increased to GBX 270 by Analysts at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 11:30 PM
marketwatch.com logoRentokil, Scottish Mortgage to join FTSE 100 - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - March 2 at 8:06 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoCapita and Dixons Carphone demoted from Britain's FTSE 100
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 8:06 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy this overvalued stock is set to underperform the FTSE 100 in the next 2 years
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 9:27 AM
marketwatch.com logoRentokil Initial profit gains; ups final dividend
www.marketwatch.com - February 23 at 7:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of RTO.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 9:15am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 7:46 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTwo FTSE 250 stocks I’d buy before it’s too late
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:13 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Rentokil Initial PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:13 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoRat-catcher Rentokil cleans up with German joint venture partner
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 16 at 10:08 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Rentokil exits European workwear with Haniel venture
www.ft.com - December 16 at 10:08 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Rentokil Initial: Exterminator II
www.ft.com - December 16 at 10:08 PM
rttnews.com logoRentokil Announcs JV With Haniel; To Transfer Rentokil Initial Businesses
www.rttnews.com - December 16 at 2:42 AM
nasdaq.com logoRentokil Announcs JV With Haniel; To Transfer Rentokil Initial Businesses - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 16 at 2:42 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoRat-catcher Rentokil cleans up with German merger partner
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 16 at 2:42 AM

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Rentokil Initial plc (RTO) Chart for Sunday, July, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff