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Last 1,089 GBp
Change Today -2.50 / -0.23%
Volume 4.7M
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Previous Close
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Day High
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Day Low
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52 Week High
04/8/15 - 1,300 GBp
52 Week Low
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Market Cap
37.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
7.2M
EPS TTM
-0.31 GBp
Shares Outstanding
3.4B
EX-Date
08/13/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
20.82 GBp
Dividend Yield
1.84%
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bg group plc (BG/) Details

BG Group plc operates as an exploration and production, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) company worldwide. Its Upstream segment engages in the exploration, development, production, liquefaction, and marketing of hydrocarbons. This segment has proved and probable reserves of 6,525 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company’s LNG Shipping & Marketing segment is involved in the purchase, shipping, marketing, and sale of LNG and regasified natural gas. This segment has a fleet of 25 owned and leased LNG carriers. It is also involved in gas transmission and distribution activities. The company was formerly known as BG plc and changed its name to BG Group plc in December 1999. BG Group plc was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Reading, United Kingdom.

4,927 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/15
Founded in 1997

bg group plc (BG/) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.6M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bg group plc (BG/) Key Developments

BG Group Starts Up Sixth FPSO in the Santos Basin, Offshore Brazil

BG Group announced first oil from the Cidade de Itaguaí floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the sixth unit to start production across the Group's significant discoveries in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil. The FPSO will produce from the Iracema North area of the Lula field in the Petrobras-operated BM-S-11 block. Anchored 240 km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, the Cidade de Itaguaí is approximately 2,220 metres above the ocean floor. This is the second leased FPSO deployed on the Iracema development and will double the gross production capacity to 300,000 barrels of oil per day and 16 million cubic metres of natural gas per day from the area. The FPSO will also be able to store 1.6 million barrels of oil.

BG Group plc Approves the Payment of Interim Dividend, Payable on September 11, 2015

The Board of BG Group plc has approved the payment of an interim dividend of 14.38 cents per share. The interim dividend will be paid on September 11, 2015 as 9.22 pence per share to shareholders on the register as at August 14, 2015.

BG Group plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

BG Group plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company the company’s group revenue was $3,954 million compared to $5,514 million a year ago. Operating profit before interest and tax was $3,103 million compared to $2,049 million a year ago. Profit before tax was $2,966 million compared to $2,126 million a year ago. Profit for the period from continuing operations was $2,225 million compared to $1,367 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the shareholders was $2,224 million or 64.9 cents per diluted share compared to $1,367 million or 39.9 cents per diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was $926 million compared to $2,125 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets was $1,332 million compared to $2,271 million a year ago. EBITDA was 48% lower at $1.4 billion, mainly reflecting the impact of the significant drop in realized sales prices, which was only partially offset by higher volumes in both the Upstream and the LNG Shipping & Marketing segments. Free cash flow decreased by $156 million to a $663 million outflow due to the lower operating results, largely offset by the 41% reduction in cash CapEx. Cash proceeds of $4.6 billion from the sale of the QCLNG pipeline, the total cash inflow was $2.4 billion. So at the end of the quarter, net debt had reduced to $8.5 billion, and gearing fell from 29.6% at the end of the first quarter to 21.7%. For the half year, the company the company’s group revenue was $7,775 million compared to $10,493 million a year ago. Operating profit before interest and tax was $3,895 million compared to $3,978 million a year ago. Profit before tax was $3,674 million compared to $4,018 million a year ago. Profit for the period from continuing operations was $2,458 million compared to $2,469 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the shareholders was $2,464 million or 71.7 cents per diluted share compared to $2,477 million or 72.2 cents per diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was $1,884 million compared to $4,485 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets was $2,809 million compared to $4,372 million a year ago. For the full year, the company expects capEx remain on track to deliver within guidance of $6 billion to $7 billion. Expected 2015 effective tax rate is reduced from 40% to 35%.

 

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