Severn Trent Plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-66.000 (-2.315%)
52 week
2148.0 - 3791.55

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:45 PM

Severn Trent Plc operates as a water and sewerage company in England and Wales. It operates in two segments, Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services. The Regulated Water and Waste Water segment offers water and waste water services to approximately 4.6 million households and businesses in the Midlands and Wales. The Business Services segment generates renewable energy from anaerobic digestion, crop, hydropower, wind turbines, and solar technology; manages and sells land; and offers search services. It also provides contract services to municipal and industrial clients in the United Kingdom; and the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense for design, build, and operation of water and waste water treatment facilities and networks, as well as services to developers. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Coventry, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorUtilities—Regulated Water / Utilities
Full time employees7087
Mailing addressSevern Trent Centre 2 St John’s Street Coventry CV1 2LZ United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 24 7771 5000 /


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Severn Trent Plc paid £1.02 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 27 May 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 113.63%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SVT dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

SVT's forward dividend amount is £1.02 and the forward dividend yield is 3.65%. 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 Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Severn Trent Plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Ms. Olivia R. Garfield B.A., BA (Hons)CEO & Exec. Director441.48M
Mr. James Bowling A.C.A., B.A., ACACFO & Exec. Director51893.1k
Mr. Andrew P. SmithDirector of Customer, Retail & Technology59
Mr. Richard EadieHead of Investor Relation
Ms. Bronagh Kennedy B.A., BA (Hons)Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.56
Kathryn GreenwoodHead of Communications
Mr. Neil Morrison B.Sc.Director of HR
Dr. James Jesic B.E., Ph.D.Managing Director of Customer Operations41
Mr. Bob Stear Ph.D.Chief Engineer
Malcolm HorneHead of Water Quality and Environment

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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 Severn Trent Plc is 6.97B and its enterprise value is 13.31B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of SVT is 7.28.

The SVT's stocks Beta value is 0.30 making it 70% 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.

Severn Trent Plc (LSE:SVT) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Severn Trent Plc's Stock Symbol?

Severn Trent Plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "SVT".

2. What is Severn Trent Plc's stock price today?

One share of SVT stock can currently be purchased for approximately £2785.

3. How can I contact Severn Trent Plc?

Severn Trent Plc's mailing address is Severn Trent Centre 2 St John’s Street Coventry CV1 2LZ United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 24 7771 5000.

4. What is Severn Trent Plc's official website?

The official website of Severn Trent Plc is