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Last 265.75 GBp
Change Today +8.00 / 3.10%
Volume 135.9K
As of 11:35 AM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

development securities plc (DSC) Snapshot

Open
263.00 GBp
Previous Close
257.75 GBp
Day High
269.00 GBp
Day Low
260.00 GBp
52 Week High
05/22/15 - 269.00 GBp
52 Week Low
10/9/14 - 173.32 GBp
Market Cap
332.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
72.2K
EPS TTM
0.27 GBp
Shares Outstanding
125.0M
EX-Date
07/23/15
P/E TM
9.9x
Dividend
6.56 GBp
Dividend Yield
5.69%
Current Stock Chart for DEVELOPMENT SECURITIES PLC (DSC)

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development securities plc (DSC) Details

Development Securities PLC, together with its subsidiaries, develops, invests, and trades in real estate properties in the United Kingdom. Its property portfolio includes urban regeneration projects, food stores, mixed-use development, residential schemes, and leisure developments. The company also operates The Killingworth Centre, a convenience retail shopping center near Newcastle. In addition, it is involved in serviced office operations. Development Securities PLC was incorporated in 1980 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

development securities plc (DSC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive, Executive Director, Chairman...
Total Annual Compensation: 800.0K GBP
Finance Director, Director and Member of Risk...
Total Annual Compensation: 447.0K GBP
Executive Director and Member of Risk Committ...
Total Annual Compensation: 468.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

development securities plc (DSC) Key Developments

Development Securities PLC Recommends Final Dividend for Fiscal 2015, Payable on August 20, 2015 and Special Dividend, Payable on April 7, 2015; Reports Preliminary Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended February 28, 2015

On February 24, 2015, Development Securities PLC board approved the payment of a special dividend of 8.00 pence per share to be paid on April 7, 2015 to ordinary shareholders on the register at the close of business on March 6, 2015. The Board will also recommend to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting on July 14, 2015 a final dividend of 3.5 pence per share for fiscal 2015, against 3.2 pence per share for the last year. The dividend will be paid on August 20, 2015 to shareholders on the register on July 24, 2015. Including the 8.0 pence per share special dividend, total dividend for the year is 13.9 pence per share against 5.6 pence per share for the last year. The company reported preliminary consolidated earnings results for the year ended February 28, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenue of £203,740,000 against 79,343,000 a year ago. Operating profit was £46,770,000 compared to £17,418,000 a year ago. Profit before interest and income tax was £47,511,000 compared to £30,507,000 a year ago. Profit before income tax was £34,757,000 compared to £19,527,000 a year ago. Profit for the year was £34,023,000 against £18,239,000 a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent was £33,279,000 against £18,236,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share attributable to the Parent were 26.8 pence against 14.9 pence a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £65,221,000 against net cash used in operating activities of £46,086,000 a year ago. Purchase of other plant and equipment was £449,000 against £395,000 a year ago. Net debt as at 28 February 2015 was £125,703,000 against £153,764,000 a year ago. Headline profit before tax increased by 133% to £45.4 million.

Development Securities PLC, 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 29, 2015

Development Securities PLC, 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 29, 2015

Development Securities Seeks Acquisitions

Development Securities PLC (LSE:DSC) is seeking acquisitions. Development Securities announced, "By utilizing our extensive contact base within the market as well as our structuring skills we continue to seek out similar opportunities to acquire assets capable of short term value enhancement through either asset management or planning betterment."

 

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