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Company Overview of HR Owen plc

Company Overview

H.R. Owen plc operates as a franchised motor dealer in the United Kingdom. It sells new and used motor vehicles of various brands. The company is also engaged in the after sales operations, including servicing vehicles; sale of parts and accessories; and bodyshop repair services. It operates retail outlets in London, Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, Surrey, and Manchester, which include 15 sales franchises and 14 aftersales franchises for its Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Pagani, and Rolls-Royce marques; and operates aftersales only franchises for Audi, BMW, Lotus, and MINI. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in London, the United Kingdom...

Melton Court

Old Brompton Road

London,  SW7 3TD

United Kingdom

Founded in 1932

360 Employees


44 20 7245 1122

Key Executives for HR Owen plc

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 58
Finance Director, Group Financial Controller and Director
Age: 52
Company Secretary
Marketing and Customer Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

HR Owen plc Key Developments

HR Owen plc Reports Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended April 30, 2016

HR Owen plc reported audited earnings results for the year ended April 30, 2016. For the financial year ended 30 April 2016, H.R. Owen recorded revenue of £355.6 million compared to £349.8 million in the previous financial year mainly due to an increase in the number of new and pre-owned prestige cars sold, contribution from additional outlets as well as income from auto body repairs and servicing. H.R. Owen's pre-tax profit for the financial year ended 30 April 2016 was lower at £1.6 million compared to £4.0 million in the previous financial year, mainly due to higher operating expenses incurred arising from more showrooms for its luxury and prestige car dealerships and purchase of additional facilities during the financial year under review. H.R. Owen made considerable capital investments totaling £11.3 million on new car dealerships, showrooms and aftersales facilities as well as acquisition of freehold property and improvements during the financial year under review.

H.R. Owen Plc Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter Ended January 31, 2015

H.R. Owen Plc announced unaudited earnings results for the third quarter ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company announced higher revenue to MYR 451.1 million from MYR 344.7 million in the previous year corresponding quarter whilst pre-tax profit increased to MYR 5.1 million as compared to MYR 2.3 million as reported in the previous year corresponding quarter. The increase in revenue and pre-tax profit were mainly attributed to the increase in new car sales volume as a result of new model launches as well as increase in aftersales segment revenue.

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