Ferguson plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
£9196
Change
-72.000 (-0.777%)
52 week
91.48 - 9538.0

Last traded: Today at 4:05 PM

Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Central Europe. It offers plumbing and heating solutions to customers in the residential, municipal, civil and industrial markets, and commercial sectors for repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI), as well as new construction markets. The company also distributes pipes, valves, fittings, hydrants, meters, and related water management products, as well as offers related services, such as water line tapping and pipe fusion services. In addition, it distributes heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration equipment, and parts and supplies to specialist contractors in the residential and commercial markets for repair and replacement; and PVF products to industrial customers. Further, the company fabricates and supplies fire protection systems and bespoke fabrication services to commercial contractors for new construction and renovation projects, as well as offers products, services, and solutions to enable maintenance of facilities across various RMI markets. Additionally, it offers supply chain management solutions for PVF; and industrial maintenance, repair, and operations specializing in delivering automation, instrumentation, engineered products, and turn-key solutions. The company also sells its home improvement products directly to consumers, as well as through a network of online stores. In addition, it operates its B2B business primarily under the Ferguson brand; and B2C business under the Build.com brand. Further, the company provides products and services for maintenance of multi-family properties, government agencies, hospitality, education, healthcare, and other facilities. It operates a network of 2,194 branches and 19 distribution centers. Ferguson plc was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Wokingham, the United Kingdom.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

30.77

PB ratio

458.26

Dividend yield

0.03%

Beta

1.01

Market cap

£20.56B

Enterprise value

£23.03B

Company profile

Industry / SectorIndustrial Distribution / Industrials
Full time employees34000
Websitehttp://www.fergusonplc.com
Mailing address1020 Eskdale Road Winnersh Triangle Wokingham RG41 5TS United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 11 8927 3800 /

Dividends

Dividend yield

0.03%

Dividend amount

£2.81

Payout ratio

42.27%

5Y Avg. yield

2.24%

Ferguson plc paid £2.81 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 25 Mar 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 42.27%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.FERG dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

FERG's forward dividend amount is £2.07 and the forward dividend yield is 2.24%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of May 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Ferguson plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Kevin MurphyGroup CEO & Exec. Director2.5M
Mr. William BrundageGroup CFO & Exec. Director
Richard WincklerChief Accounting Officer
Marie WallGroup Director of Corp. Fin.
Mr. Mike SajorGroup Chief Information Officer
Mr. Mark FearonGroup Director of Corp. Communications & Investor Relations
Mr. Ian T. GrahamGroup Gen. Counsel
Mr. Michael WardHead of Corp. Communications
Mr. Chip DevineSr. VP of Sales
Ms. Samantha J. LongChief HR Officer52

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

4.28%

Operating margin

7.35%

Return on assets

8.15%

Return on equity

25.66%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Ferguson plc is 20.56B and its enterprise value is 23.03B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of FERG is 1.04.

The FERG's stocks Beta value is 1.01 making it 1% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Ferguson plc (LSE:FERG) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Ferguson plc's Stock Symbol?

Ferguson plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "FERG".

2. What is Ferguson plc's stock price today?

One share of FERG stock can currently be purchased for approximately £9196.

3. How can I contact Ferguson plc?

Ferguson plc's mailing address is 1020 Eskdale Road Winnersh Triangle Wokingham RG41 5TS United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 11 8927 3800.

4. What is Ferguson plc's official website?

The official website of Ferguson plc is http://www.fergusonplc.com.