Wolseley plc Company Profile (LON:WOS)

About Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)

Wolseley plc logoWolseley plc is the holding company of the Wolseley Group of companies. The Company is engaged in the distribution of plumbing and heating products and building materials. The Company's segments include USA, UK, Nordic, and Canada and Central Europe. The Company operates seven business units in the United States, six of these mainly operate in the business to business (B2B) market with one operating in the business to consumer (B2C) market. The Company, through Wolseley UK, operates approximately three businesses in the B2B market and has over 737 branches covering the whole country. The Nordic region consists of five businesses that operate a total of approximately 256 branches across over four countries, supported by approximately five distribution centers. The Company's businesses serve residential repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) and new construction markets. Ferguson Enterprises, Inc (Ferguson) is the Company's primary brand in the USA segment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Construction Supplies & Fixtures Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:WOS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.wolseley.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £11.3 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 251,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,794.48
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,928.37
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 4,041 - GBX 5,285
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.04
  • P/E Growth: 1.23
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £16.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.70
  • Book Value: GBX 12.32 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.65
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £1.16 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.48%
  • Return on Equity: 13.97%
  • Return on Assets: 5.03%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 556,664 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)

What is Wolseley plc's stock symbol?

Wolseley plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WOS."

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

Wolseley plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 36.67 per share on Friday, April 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 6th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Wolseley plc's Dividend History.

When will Wolseley plc make its next earnings announcement?

Wolseley plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Wolseley plc.

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

18 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Wolseley plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 4,200 to GBX 5,800. On average, they expect Wolseley plc's stock price to reach GBX 5,098.88 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Wolseley plc.

Who are some of Wolseley plc's key competitors?

Who are Wolseley plc's key executives?

Wolseley plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John W. Martin, Group Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Mike Powell, Group Chief Financial Officer
  • Frank W. Roach, Chief Executive Officer - USA, Executive Director
  • Simon Oakland, Chief Executive Officer - Canada and Central Europe and Group Head of Corporate Development
  • Soeren P. Olesen, Interim Chief Executive Officer - DT Group
  • Tony England, Group Chief Information Officer
  • Richard I. Shoylekov, Group General Counsel
  • Patrick Headon, Managing Director - Wolseley UK
  • Kath Durrant, Group Human Resources Director
  • Graham Middlemiss, Company Secretary

How do I buy Wolseley plc stock?

Shares of Wolseley 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 Wolseley plc's stock price today?

One share of Wolseley plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,500.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Wolseley plc (LON WOS)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  474 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  452 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  926
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Wolseley 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 Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.39)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 5,098.88

Analysts' Ratings History for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/17/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 5,000View Rating Details
7/3/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 5,700 -> GBX 5,800View Rating Details
6/28/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,300View Rating Details
6/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 4,930 -> GBX 5,170View Rating Details
6/22/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,750View Rating Details
6/21/2017Canaccord GenuityUpgradeBuyGBX 5,400 -> GBX 5,390View Rating Details
6/21/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,700View Rating Details
6/20/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratingnot ratedView Rating Details
6/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,600View Rating Details
6/19/2017Peel HuntBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 5,120 -> GBX 5,200View Rating Details
4/7/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHoldGBX 5,350 -> GBX 5,150View Rating Details
3/27/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 5,600View Rating Details
2/1/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 4,722View Rating Details
12/21/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/21/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,500View Rating Details
10/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 4,400 -> GBX 4,900View Rating Details
9/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,600View Rating Details
9/26/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 4,200View Rating Details
6/2/2016NatixisReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 3,900View Rating Details
6/2/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 4,150View Rating Details
3/22/2016Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,100View Rating Details
1/19/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual WeightGBX 3,575View Rating Details
11/13/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,570View Rating Details
11/10/2015Davy ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Earnings by Quarter for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Wolseley plc (LON WOS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/2/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $295.89 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Wolseley plc (LON WOS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/28/2017GBX 36.670.71%4/6/20174/6/20174/28/2017
9/27/2016GBX 66.721.57%10/27/201610/27/201612/1/2016
3/22/2016GBX 33.280.85%3/31/20163/31/20164/29/2016
9/29/2015GBX 60.501.65%10/22/201510/22/201512/3/2015
9/30/2014GBX 551.7%10/16/201410/16/201411/27/2014
3/25/2014GBX 27.500.81%4/2/20144/2/20145/1/2014
10/23/2013GBX 1103.31%12/2/201312/2/201312/16/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2017Darren M ShaplandInsiderBuy100GBX 4,928£4,928
11/7/2016Frank RoachInsiderSell40,880GBX 4,199£1,716,551.20
7/18/2016Shoylekov,RichardInsiderSell352GBX 4,093£14,407.36
6/21/2016Lopez,PilarInsiderBuy600GBX 3,752£22,512
4/18/2016Martin,John WInsiderSell34,785GBX 3,858£1,342,005.30
4/6/2016Shoylekov,RichardInsiderSell15,094GBX 3,942£595,005.48
1/27/2016Martin,John WInsiderSell8,078GBX 3,399£274,571.22
1/18/2016Roach,FrankInsiderSell7,260GBX 3,358£243,790.80
3/26/2015Jacky SimmondsInsiderBuy2,000GBX 4,007£80,140
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
Latest Headlines for Wolseley plc (LON:WOS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Boosts Wolseley plc (WOS) Price Target to GBX 5,800
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 2:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 9:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) PT Raised to GBX 5,170
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 3:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanaccord Genuity Upgrades Wolseley plc (WOS) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 10:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc's (WOS) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 6:58 AM
marketwatch.com logoWolseley quarterly sales, trading profit rise - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - June 20 at 3:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Wolseley posts strong US sales but British business stalls
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 3:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 11:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Earns Hold Rating from Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCost pressure dents Wolseley's U.S. business margins
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 9:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Raises Wolseley plc (WOS) Price Target to GBX 5,200
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 12:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 1:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WOS-GB : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 2:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Upgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co. to "Overweight"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 7:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 12:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WOS-GB : May 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 29 at 9:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Raises Wolseley plc (WOS) Price Target to GBX 5,700
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Insider Purchases £4,928 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 7:14 AM
businesswire.com logoNautic Partners Announces Acquisition of Endries International in Partnership with Management
www.businesswire.com - May 18 at 9:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Hold Rating for Wolseley plc (WOS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 6:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WOS-GB : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWolseley Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:WOS) : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWolseley Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WOS-GB : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 9:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) PT Raised to GBX 4,930 at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWolseley Plc : WOS-GB: Dividend Analysis : April 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Lowered to "Hold" at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSlot Drain Systems Announces Distribution Agreement with Ferguson
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Boosts Wolseley plc (WOS) Price Target to GBX 4,960
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 2:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) PT Raised to GBX 5,000
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 2:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Rating Reiterated by Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 2:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Price Target Increased to GBX 5,195 by Analysts at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 2:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Upgrades Wolseley plc (WOS) to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 2:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 2:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Lifted to "Hold" at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 2:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Given "Overweight" Rating at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 4:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Wolseley plc (WOS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 12:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 4:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) PT Raised to GBX 5,195 at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 4:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Given "Hold" Rating at Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 2:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Raises Wolseley plc (WOS) Price Target to GBX 5,000
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:21 AM
marketwatch.com logoWolseley profit down; to change name, exit Nordics
www.marketwatch.com - March 28 at 11:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) Plans GBX 36.67 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 3:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reaffirms not rated Rating for Wolseley plc (WOS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 1:09 PM
marketwatch.com logoU.K. stocks struggle to recover from slide; pound resilient before Brexit trigger
www.marketwatch.com - March 28 at 8:13 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2017 Wolseley PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET
biz.yahoo.com - March 28 at 8:13 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Wolseley plc now a ‘sell’ after hitting an all-time high?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 8:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWolseley plc (WOS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 2:37 AM

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