Shareholder Information

TypeAmountEx-DividendPayment Date
Annual Dividend
- August, 2024
27.5020 Jun 202407 Aug 2024
Half Year Dividend
- January, 2024
11.5007 Dec 202310 Jan 2024
Annual Dividend
- August, 2023
26.5022 Jun 202304 Aug 2023
Half Year Dividend
- January, 2023
11.0008 Dec 202211 Jan 2023
Annual Dividend
- August, 2022
25.5023 Jun 202205 Aug 2022
2020
£000
2021
£000
2022
£000
2023
£000
2024
£000
Revenue362,927307,997350,915371,519368,691
Operating profit before amortisation, impairment of intangible assets and exceptional items55,48030,92846,29948,77550,352
Profit before amortisation, impairment of intangible assets, taxation and exceptional items46,64023,17638,94640,20640,717
Profit before tax28,366(2,269)35,64430,7062,846
Tax(9,779)(2,332)(10,109)(7,696)(8,137)
Profit/(loss) after tax18,587(4,601)25,53523,010(5,291)
Dividends*(12,055)(8,674)(14,054)(14,471)(14,997)
Share capital2,0082,0082,0082,0082,008

Capital redemption reserve

301

301

301

301

301
Reserves167,585150,781164,276172,623150,711
Total equity before non-controlling interest169,894153,090166,585174,932153,020
Share statistics
Asset value423p381p415p436p381p
Earnings (pre amortisation)90.21p46.56p71.24p78.41p75.10p
Dividend**30.45p25.00p36.0p37.5p39.0p
Times covered (pre amortisation)3.01.92.02.11.9

* Dividends under IFRS relate only to dividends declared in that year

** Dividends per share statistics are the dividends related to that year whether paid or proposed. The special dividend of 22.00 pence per share declared on 17 January 2021 is in relation to the financial year-ended 31 March 2020

Major Shareholders

Shareholder Name% Holding
Ackers P Investment Company Limited50.33%
Jupiter Asset Management4.54%
Chelverton Asset Management4.07%
Invesco Asset Management Limited3.56%
Aberforth Partners3.56%
Schroder Investment Management3.54%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management3.11%

Advisors

Independent Auditor

PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Central Square, 29 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4DL
https://www.pwc.co.uk

Solicitors

Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP

6 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4AP
http://www.squirepattonboggs.com

Registrars and transfer office

Link Asset Services

The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4TU

 

Telephone: 0871 664 0300 Calls cost 12p per minute plus network access charges.
Lines are open Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5.30pm
Callers from outside the UK: +44 (0) 371 664 0300

 

Web site: https://www.signalshares.com
Email: enquiries@linkgroup.co.uk

Shareholders will need to notify Link Asset Services of any change in their personal details such as a new address.

Bankers

HSBC Bank plc
https://www.hsbc.com

NatWest Bank plc
https://www.natwest.com

Bank of Ireland Group plc
https://www.bankofireland.com

Merchant bankers

N M Rothschild & Sons Limited
https://www.rothschild.com

Stockbrokers

Singer Capital Markets
1 Bartholomew Lane, London, EC2N 2AX
https://www.singercm.com/

Berenberg
60 Threadneedle Street, London, EC2R 8HP
https://www.berenberg.de/en/

Public Relations

Buchanan Communications
107 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6DN
https://www.buchanancomms.co.uk/

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