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Last 998.00 GBp
Change Today +12.50 / 1.27%
Volume 297.3K
BRSN On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

berendsen plc (BRSN) Snapshot

989.00 GBp
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998.00 GBp
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02/12/15 - 1,161 GBp
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Market Cap
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0.51 GBp
Shares Outstanding
33.89 GBp
Dividend Yield
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berendsen plc (BRSN) Details

Berendsen plc provides work wear, linen, and commercial washroom products and services in Europe. It operates through Workwear; Facility; UK Flat Linen; Flat Linen Outside the UK; and Clinical Solutions and Decontamination segments. The company provides cleanroom products and services to high-tech companies, universities and research facilities, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies; and infection control and linen management services related to blankets, mattress pads, bed linen, and patient gowns for public and private healthcare sector. The company also manufactures and sells sterile custom procedure trays for surgical procedures, as well as surgical drapes and gowns to operating theatres and medical devices manufacturers; and provides delivery, collection, re-processing, sterilization, and surgical instrument sterilisation services to acute hospitals and healthcare providers. In addition, it is involved in the rental of linen and provision of laundering services to hotel groups, individual hotels, restaurants, holiday parks, educational and training establishments, contract accommodation providers, and shipping companies; and rental of bed linen, including pillowcases, sheets, and duvet covers, as well as table linen and towelling for bedrooms and leisure facilities. Further, the company manufactures and sells various floor protection mats; and offers washroom products, such as towel cabinets, foam soap dispensers, air fresheners, clean seat dispensers, paper dispensers and trash cans, sanitizers, toilet paper dispensers, and lady care products to museums, airports, theatres, and universities. Additionally, it engages in the rental, laundry, maintenance, and delivery of work wear for fire-fighters, welders, doctors, road-workers, and chefs. The company was formerly known as The Davis Service Group plc and changed its name to Berendsen plc in 2011. Berendsen plc was founded in 1854 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

14,651 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/17/15
Founded in 1854

berendsen plc (BRSN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer, Member of Executive ...
Total Annual Compensation: 690.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

berendsen plc (BRSN) Key Developments

Berendsen plc Recommends Interim Dividend in Respect of the Financial Year Ending December 31, 2015, Payable on October 9, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of 2015

The directors of Berendsen plc recommended an interim dividend in respect of the financial year ending December 31, 2015 of 10 pence per ordinary share. It is payable on October 9, 2015 to shareholders who are on the register at September 11, 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the six months, the company reported revenue of £493.7 million compared to £517.3 million reported a year ago. Operating profit was £58.0 million compared to £61.0 million reported a year ago. Profit before taxation was £48.5 million compared to £50.6 million reported a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of parent company was £36.7 million or 21.4 pence per diluted share compared to £39.2 million or 23.0 pence per diluted share reported a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £112.8 million compared to £120.3 million reported a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £88.9 million compared to £94.2 million reported a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £2.2 million compared to £2.6 million reported a year ago. Free cash flow was £27.2 million compared to £30.8 million reported a year ago. Net debt at end of period was £398.8 million compared to £403.3 million at June 30, 2014. Adjusted operating profit was £65.9 million compared to £72.1 million reported a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £56.4 million compared to £61.7 million reported a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were 25.0 pence compared to 27.5 pence reported a year ago. The company expects interest to be slightly higher in the second half with higher average net debt, and effective tax rate to be again at around 24%. Net capital expenditures to be slightly ahead of depreciation at the end of the year, but to see that reduction in working capital as go through the second half.

Berendsen plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

Berendsen plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

Berendsen plc Announces Management Changes

Berendsen plc announced that Peter Ventress will retire as a director of the company with effect from 31 July 2015. The board has conducted a comprehensive search to identify Peter's successor and announced the appointment of James Drummond to the role of Chief Executive from 1 August 2015. James, 53, was previously Chief Executive of Avincis Group. Avincis was bought by Babcock plc in 2014. James will join the board of the company on 1 July 2015. He will receive a comprehensive handover from Peter, allowing him to take up the role of Chief Executive on 1 August 2015.


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