Softcat Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:SCT)

GBX 574 +11.00 (+1.95 %)
(As of 02/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 574
Today's RangeGBX 567 - GBX 589
52-Week RangeGBX 315 - GBX 722.93
Volume337,688 shs
Average Volume148,391 shs
Market Capitalization£1.14 billion
P/E Ratio2,870.00
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Softcat (LON:SCT)

Softcat logoSoftcat Plc is an information technology (IT) reseller and IT infrastructure solutions provider to the corporate and public sector markets. The Company provides organizations with workplace, datacenter and networking, and security solutions combined with all the services required to design, implement, support and manage them, on premise or in the cloud. Its solutions include asset management, business intelligence (BI) and analytics, cloud and managed services, collaboration, commodity sourcing, datacenter, end-user computing and mobility, networking and security, print, professional services and software licensing. The Company provides corporate and public sector organizations with software licensing, workplace technology, datacenter infrastructure, networking and security. The Company, through its portfolio of IT services, addresses IT sourcing challenges, software licensing needs, IT solutions and adapts the cloud through managed services.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry IT Services & Consulting
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorTechnology
SymbolLON:SCT
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-1628-403403

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio2870
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPSGBX 0.20
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins5.15%
Return on Equity58.92%
Return on Assets20.24%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares197,910,000

Softcat (LON:SCT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Softcat's stock symbol?

Softcat trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SCT."

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

Softcat announced a dividend on Wednesday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 19.60 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 2nd. This is a positive change from Softcat's previous dividend of $2.90. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Softcat's Dividend History.

Where is Softcat's stock going? Where will Softcat's stock price be in 2018?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Softcat's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 420 to GBX 650. On average, they expect Softcat's share price to reach GBX 545 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Softcat.

Who are some of Softcat's key competitors?

Who are Softcat's key executives?

Softcat's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Martin John Hellawell, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Graham Charlton, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Brian G. Wallace, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Lee Dale Ginsberg, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 60)
  • Vinodka Murria, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 53)
  • Peter John Ventress, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 56)

How do I buy Softcat stock?

Shares of Softcat 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 Softcat's stock price today?

One share of Softcat stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 574.

How big of a company is Softcat?

Softcat has a market capitalization of £1.14 billion.

How can I contact Softcat?

Softcat's mailing address is Fieldhouse Lane, MARLOW, SL7 1TB, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-1628-403403.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Softcat (SCT)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  121 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  63 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  184
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Softcat 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

Softcat (LON:SCT) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.002.672.802.80
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 545GBX 470GBX 426GBX 382

Softcat (LON:SCT) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Softcat (LON:SCT)

Softcat (LON:SCT) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/19/2018Berenberg BankUpgradeBuyGBX 530 -> GBX 650View Rating Details
10/23/2017Jefferies GroupUpgradeBuyGBX 345 -> GBX 565View Rating Details
3/23/2017CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 410 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
1/19/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 380View Rating Details
1/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 340View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Softcat (LON:SCT)


No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Softcat (LON:SCT) Earnings Estimates

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Softcat (LON:SCT) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/18/2017GBX 19.603.92%11/2/201711/2/201712/15/2017
3/22/2017GBX 2.900.79%3/30/20173/30/20174/28/2017
10/19/2016GBX 17.805.36%11/17/201611/17/201612/16/2016
3/17/2016GBX 1.700.55%3/31/20163/31/20164/29/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Softcat (LON SCT) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trades by Quarter for Softcat (LON:SCT)

Softcat (LON SCT) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy30GBX 511£153.30
11/16/2017Peter VentressInsiderBuy18,202GBX 547£99,564.94
11/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy28GBX 540£151.20
10/9/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy36GBX 414£149.04
9/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy38GBX 396£150.48
8/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy38GBX 396£150.48
7/20/2017Vinodka MurriaInsiderBuy259,230GBX 390£1,010,997
7/19/2017Vinodka MurriaInsiderBuy6,167GBX 392£24,174.64
7/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy40GBX 377£150.80
6/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy36GBX 416£149.76
5/8/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy35GBX 427£149.45
3/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy47GBX 322£151.34
2/7/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy47GBX 314£147.58
1/9/2017Graham CharltonInsiderBuy51GBX 294£149.94
12/7/2016Graham CharltonInsiderBuy52GBX 293£152.36
11/7/2016Graham CharltonInsiderBuy47GBX 319£149.93
10/7/2016Graham CharltonInsiderBuy48GBX 311£149.28
9/7/2016Charlton,GrahamInsiderBuy46GBX 325£149.50
8/8/2016Charlton,GrahamInsiderBuy43GBX 347£149.21
7/7/2016Charlton,GrahamInsiderBuy54GBX 280£151.20
6/7/2016Charlton,GrahamInsiderBuy40GBX 371£148.40
5/11/2016Charlton,GrahamInsiderBuy48GBX 315£151.20
3/7/2016Charlton,GrahamInsiderBuy528GBX 340£1,795.20
11/19/2015Hellawell,MartinInsiderSell1,522,932GBX 240£3,655,036.80
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Softcat (LON SCT) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Softcat (SCT) Rating Increased to Buy at Berenberg BankSoftcat (SCT) Rating Increased to Buy at Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 19 at 9:00 AM
Should Softcat plc (LON:SCT) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?Should Softcat plc (LON:SCT) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 9:00 AM
Should You Be Tempted To Buy Softcat plc (LON:SCT) At Its Current PE Ratio?Should You Be Tempted To Buy Softcat plc (LON:SCT) At Its Current PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 10:49 AM
Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SCT-GB : December 18, 2017Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SCT-GB : December 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 11:19 AM
When Should You Buy Softcat plc (LON:SCT)?When Should You Buy Softcat plc (LON:SCT)?
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 11:19 AM
Softcat PLC (SCT) Insider Purchases £153.30 in StockSoftcat PLC (SCT) Insider Purchases £153.30 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 9:18 AM
Softcat (SCT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Berenberg BankSoftcat (SCT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 6:46 PM
Softcat PLC (SCT) Insider Peter Ventress Purchases 18,202 SharesSoftcat PLC (SCT) Insider Peter Ventress Purchases 18,202 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 1:32 PM
ETFs with exposure to Softcat Plc : November 14, 2017ETFs with exposure to Softcat Plc : November 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 8:19 AM
Softcat Says Graeme Watt To Be Appointed As New CEO - NasdaqSoftcat Says Graeme Watt To Be Appointed As New CEO - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 14 at 7:43 AM
What Are Analysts Saying About Softcat plc’s (LSE:SCT) Future?What Are Analysts Saying About Softcat plc’s (LSE:SCT) Future?
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 7:43 AM
Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : November 9, 2017Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : November 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 12:17 PM
Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended July 31, 2017 : November 10, 2017Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended July 31, 2017 : November 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 12:17 PM
Insider Buying: Softcat PLC (SCT) Insider Acquires 28 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Softcat PLC (SCT) Insider Acquires 28 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 12:34 PM
Softcat PLC (SCT) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 19.60 Per ShareSoftcat PLC (SCT) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 19.60 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 28 at 10:11 AM
Graham Charlton Acquires 36 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) StockGraham Charlton Acquires 36 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 10 at 1:50 PM
Softcat Plc : Marginally overvalued, maybe a Safety?Softcat Plc : Marginally overvalued, maybe a Safety?
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : November 10, 2016Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : November 10, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SCT-GB : November 11, 2016Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SCT-GB : November 11, 2016
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SCT-GB : January 18, 2017Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SCT-GB : January 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SCT) : January 19, 2017Softcat Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SCT) : January 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another lookSoftcat Plc : Overvalued relative to peers, but may deserve another look
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended January 31, 2017 : March 27, 2017Softcat Plc :SCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended January 31, 2017 : March 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc : SCT-GB: Dividend Analysis : March 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017Softcat Plc : SCT-GB: Dividend Analysis : March 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SCT-GB : May 26, 2017Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SCT-GB : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SCT) : May 30, 2017Softcat Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SCT) : May 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SCT-GB : June 6, 2017Softcat Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SCT-GB : June 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Does Softcat Plc’s (LSE:SCT) PE Ratio Signal A Buying Opportunity?Does Softcat Plc’s (LSE:SCT) PE Ratio Signal A Buying Opportunity?
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:03 AM
Graham Charlton Acquires 38 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) StockGraham Charlton Acquires 38 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 10:26 AM
Graham Charlton Purchases 38 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) StockGraham Charlton Purchases 38 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 4:48 PM
Insider Buying: Softcat PLC (LON:SCT) Insider Buys 259,230 Shares of StockInsider Buying: Softcat PLC (LON:SCT) Insider Buys 259,230 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 1:17 PM
Softcat PLC (SCT) Insider Acquires £24,174.64 in StockSoftcat PLC (SCT) Insider Acquires £24,174.64 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 1:17 PM
Graham Charlton Acquires 40 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) StockGraham Charlton Acquires 40 Shares of Softcat PLC (SCT) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 1:48 PM
Half Year 2017 Softcat PLC Earnings Release - Time Not SuppliedHalf Year 2017 Softcat PLC Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied
biz.yahoo.com - March 22 at 8:28 AM
[$$] Rally of S&P 500 lacking exuberance is positive sign[$$] Rally of S&P 500 lacking exuberance is positive sign
www.ft.com - June 7 at 8:00 AM
FTSE 250 movers: Phoenix Group firms on AXA Wealth dealFTSE 250 movers: Phoenix Group firms on AXA Wealth deal
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 12:35 PM
Broker tips: M&S, Capita, SoftcatBroker tips: M&S, Capita, Softcat
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 7:13 AM
Berenberg starts Softcat at buyBerenberg starts Softcat at 'buy'
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 6:05 AM
Softcat sees strong fully year after Q3 revenue growthSoftcat sees strong fully year after Q3 revenue growth
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 3:16 AM
Director dealing: Prudential and BHP veterans snap up shares - Yahoo Finance UKDirector dealing: Prudential and BHP veterans snap up shares - Yahoo Finance UK
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 9:46 AM
Friday preview: RBS to report first quarter loss, analysts estimateFriday preview: RBS to report first quarter loss, analysts estimate
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 10:56 AM
London open: Stocks fall ahead of UK inflation figuresLondon open: Stocks fall ahead of UK inflation figures
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 9:11 AM
Thursday preview: UK GDP, Eurozone inflation, US initial jobless claimsThursday preview: UK GDP, Eurozone inflation, US initial jobless claims
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 11:53 AM
Week ahead: US jobs report, global manufacturing PMIs in focusWeek ahead: US jobs report, global manufacturing PMIs in focus
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 3:42 PM
Softcat profit slips but full year expectations reaffirmedSoftcat profit slips but full year expectations reaffirmed
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 5:12 AM

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