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Last 580.50 GBp
Change Today -4.50 / -0.77%
Volume 298.7K
DCG On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 09/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

dairy crest group plc (DCG) Snapshot

588.00 GBp
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08/7/15 - 618.00 GBp
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10/2/14 - 367.50 GBp
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0.15 GBp
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24.11 GBp
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dairy crest group plc (DCG) Details

Dairy Crest Group plc processes and markets branded dairy products and fresh milk in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers various cheese products, including cheddar cheese under the Cathedral City, Davidstow, and Chedds brands; and butters and spreads under the Clover, Country Life, Utterly Butterly, Vitalite, and Willow brands. The company also provides conventional, organic, and flavored milk under the Country Life brand; potted creams; milk in bags; cream and milk powders, as well as milkshakes under the FRijj brand; and bulk dairy products, skimmed milk powders, and butter, as well as whey products, such as sweet whey powder and whey butter. In addition, it offers soy sauces, salad dressings, mustards, and Worcester sauces; and produces and sells clover cooking oils. The company provides its products to food catering sector, including hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars, schools, cafes, coffee shops, convenience stores, hospitals, and care-homes. Dairy Crest Group plc was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Esher, the United Kingdom.

4,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/13/15
Founded in 1933

dairy crest group plc (DCG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Head of Household, H...
Total Annual Compensation: 615.0K GBP
Finance Director, Management Board Member, Ex...
Total Annual Compensation: 297.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

dairy crest group plc (DCG) Key Developments

Dairy Crest Group plc Approves Final Dividend

Dairy Crest Group plc announced that at the AGM held on 14 July 2015, shareholders approved final dividend of 15.7 pence per ordinary share.

Dairy Crest Group plc, Annual General Meeting, Jul 14, 2015

Dairy Crest Group plc, Annual General Meeting, Jul 14, 2015., at 12:00 GMT Standard Time. Location: Eversheds, One Wood Street.

Dairy Crest Group plc Recommends Final Dividend Payable on August 6, 2015; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending March 31, 2016

Dairy Crest Group plc recommended a final dividend of 15.7 pence per share, making a full year dividend of 21.7 pence per share, up 2% from last year. This dividend is covered 1.8 times by adjusted basic earnings per share, compared to 1.9 times last year. The final dividend will be paid on August 6, 2015 to shareholders on the register on July 3, 2015. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported group revenue of £1,329.8 million compared to £1,391.0 million a year ago. Profit on operations was £32.0 million compared to £64.3 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £22.1 million compared to profit before tax of £54.2 million a year ago. Profit from continuing operations was £20.5 million compared to profit from continuing operations of £48.8 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to the equity holders of the company was £20.5 million compared to £50.2 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share on profit for the year were 14.9 pence against 36.4 pence a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were 14.9 pence against 35.3 pence a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were 37.7 pence against 40.3 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £24.8 million against net cash outflow from operating activities of £25.7 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was £80.1 million against £58.8 million a year ago. Net debt at the end of the year was £198.7 million compared to £142.2 million a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £60.6 million against £65.3 million a year ago. Headline adjusted profit before tax was down by 7% at £60.6 million. For year ending March 31, 2016, the company expects capital expenditure to fall below levels of depreciation once investment in Davidstow is complete in summer 2015. The company expects net debt to fall by at least £20 million in the year ending March 31, 2016 mainly as a result of reduced capital expenditure. The company expects the effective tax rate to increase next year.


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