Ferguson (FERG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.51 (+0.72%)
(As of 11:33 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
182,617 shs
Average Volume
1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization
$43.04 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Ferguson MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
21.7% Downside
$166.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.24mentions of Ferguson in the last 14 days
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $9.66 to $10.63 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.30 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

150th out of 168 stocks

Hardware, & Plumbing & Heating Equipment & Supplies Industry

2nd out of 2 stocks

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About Ferguson Stock (NASDAQ:FERG)

Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products in the United States and Canada. It offers plumbing and heating solutions to customers in the residential, commercial, civil/infrastructure, and industrial end markets. The company also provides expertise, solutions, and products, including infrastructure, plumbing, appliances, fire, fabrication, and others, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products under the Ferguson brand name. In addition, it supplies pipes, valves, fittings, plumbing supplies, water and wastewater treatment products, and refrigeration products under Wolseley brand name. Further, the company provides after-sales support comprising warranty, credit, project-based billing, returns, maintenance, repair, and operations support. It sells its products through wholesale distributors, supply houses, retail enterprises, and online. Ferguson plc was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Wokingham, the United Kingdom.

FERG Stock Price History

FERG Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/7 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$1.89 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$29.73 billion
Cash Flow
$10.92 per share
Book Value
$20.73 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$43.08 billion
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Kevin Murphy (Age 53)
    Group CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $2.92M
  • Mr. William Brundage (Age 47)
    Group CFO & Executive Director
    Comp: $1.49M
  • Mr. Ian Thomas Graham (Age 56)
    Chief Legal Officer
    Comp: $1.31M
  • Mr. William T. Thees Jr. (Age 56)
    Senior Vice President of Business & Sales
    Comp: $1.31M
  • Ms. Samantha J. Long (Age 56)
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Comp: $1.32M
  • Richard Winckler
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Andy Paisley (Age 55)
    Chief Digital & Information Officer
  • Mr. Brian C. Lantz (Age 61)
    Vice President IR & Communications
  • Mr. Michael Ward
    Head of Corporate Communications
  • Ms. Victoria Morrissey (Age 58)
    Chief Marketing Officer

FERG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ferguson stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ferguson in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" FERG shares.
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What is Ferguson's stock price target for 2024?

6 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Ferguson's shares. Their FERG share price targets range from $155.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $166.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.7%.
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How have FERG shares performed in 2024?

Ferguson's stock was trading at $193.07 at the start of the year. Since then, FERG stock has increased by 10.1% and is now trading at $212.52.
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When is Ferguson's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 4th 2024.
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How were Ferguson's earnings last quarter?

Ferguson plc (NASDAQ:FERG) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The company reported $1.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.82 by $0.08. The company earned $6.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.72 billion. Ferguson had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 37.99% and a net margin of 6.00%. The company's revenue was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.91 EPS.

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

Ferguson declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.79 per share on Tuesday, May 7th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th.
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Is Ferguson a good dividend stock?

Ferguson (NASDAQ:FERG) pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.50%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 36.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, FERG will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.73% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Ferguson issued on next quarter's earnings?

Ferguson updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $29.7 billion-$29.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $29.9 billion.

Who are Ferguson's major shareholders?

Ferguson's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.69%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (2.64%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (0.91%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.80%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.65%) and WCM Investment Management LLC (0.59%). Insiders that own company stock include Garland Williams, Kevin Michael Murphy, Michael Jacobs, Richard Winckler and William T Thees Jr.
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How do I buy shares of Ferguson?

Shares of FERG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:FERG) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by Staff

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