Rentokil Initial plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

3.600 (0.760%)
52 week
441.2 - 662.0

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:48 PM

Rentokil Initial plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides route-based services in North America, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and internationally. It offers a range of pest control services for rodents, and flying and crawling insects, as well as other forms of wildlife management for commercial and residential customers. The company also provides hygiene services, including the provision and maintenance of products, such as soap and hand sanitizer dispensers, hand dryers, air care and purification, cubicle and surface sanitizers, feminine hygiene units, toilet paper dispensers, and floor protection mats. In addition, it engages in the supply and laundering of workwear, uniforms, cleanroom uniforms, and protective equipment. Further, the company installs and services interior and exterior plant displays, flowers, replica foliage, Christmas decorations, and ambient scenting for commercial businesses; offers property care services consisting of damp proofing, property conservation, and woodworm and wood rot treatment; and provides a range of specialist cleaning services, such as graffiti removal deep cleaning of kitchens and washrooms, trauma cleaning, and flood or fire damage cleaning, as well as specialist industrial cleaning and disinfection services, including the professional and discreet disinfection of areas that have been exposed to bio-hazardous situations, such as crime and trauma scenes, prison cells, void properties, emergency vehicles, and healthcare establishments. Additionally, it offers a range of healthcare waste management services comprising the collection, disposal, and recycling of hazardous and offensive waste produced by businesses and organizations associated with the provision of healthcare; and color-coded sharps disposal bins to deal with various types of waste. Rentokil Initial plc was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Crawley, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSpecialty Business Services / Industrials
Full time employees46000
Mailing addressCompass House Manor Royal Crawley RH10 9PY United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 12 9385 8000 /


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Rentokil Initial plc paid £0.07 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 04 Aug 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 44.50%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.RTO 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.

RTO's forward dividend amount is £0.07 and the forward dividend yield is 1.41%. 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 Oct 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Rentokil Initial plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Andrew M. RansomCEO & Exec. Director582.66M
Mr. Stuart M. Ingall-TombsCFO & Director541.44M
Mr. Mark PurcellChief Information Officer55
Ms. Katharine RycroftHead of Investor Relations
Rachel CanhamGroup Gen. Counsel40
Mr. Malcolm PadleyDirector of Corp. Communications
Mr. Gary BookerChief Marketing, Innovation & Strategy Officer51
Ms. Vanessa EvansGroup HR Director52
Mr. John MyersManaging Director of North America63
Mr. Phill WoodManaging Director of UK & Sub-Saharan Africa55

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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 Rentokil Initial plc is and its enterprise value is .

The RTO's stocks Beta value is 0.41 making it 59% less 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.

Rentokil Initial plc (LSE:RTO) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Rentokil Initial plc's Stock Symbol?

Rentokil Initial plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "RTO".

2. What is Rentokil Initial plc's stock price today?

One share of RTO stock can currently be purchased for approximately £477.5.

3. How can I contact Rentokil Initial plc?

Rentokil Initial plc's mailing address is Compass House Manor Royal Crawley RH10 9PY United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 12 9385 8000.

4. What is Rentokil Initial plc's official website?

The official website of Rentokil Initial plc is