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essentra plc (ESNT) Snapshot

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20.33 GBp
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essentra plc (ESNT) Details

Essentra plc manufactures and supplies specialty plastic, fiber, foam, and packaging products worldwide. The company’s Distribution strategic business units (SBUs) offers plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items, as well as component solutions for protection and finishing purposes. This SBUs also provides plastic and metal products for various industrial sectors; adhesive coated products to various industries comprising point of purchase display, exhibit, printing, plastic fabrication, appliance, and education, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; and identity card printers, systems, and accessories to direct and trade customers. Its Specialist Technologies SBUs develops and manufactures custom fluid handling components that are used in healthcare, consumer, and industrial applications, including medical diagnostics tests, wound care pads, inkjet printer cartridges, writing instruments, clean room wipes, and air fresheners. It is also involved in the custom profile extrusion activities; and manufacture of high performance products comprising commodity resins and engineering-grade thermoplastics, as well as polymer alloys. The company’s Health & Personal Care Packaging SBUs offers a range of cartons, tapes, leaflets, foils, labels, and brand protection security solutions to health and personal care, consumer, and specialist packaging sectors, as well as to the paper and board industries. Its Filter Products SBUs supplies a range of cigarette filters, as well as provides packaging solutions and analytical laboratory services. The company was formerly known as Filtrona plc and changed its name to Essentra plc in June 2013. Essentra plc was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Milton Keynes, the United Kingdom.

6,388 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/16/15
Founded in 2005

essentra plc (ESNT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Group Finance Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 525.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

essentra plc (ESNT) Key Developments

Essentra plc Proposes Alteration of the Articles of Association

Essentra plc proposed alteration of the articles of association at its AGM to be held on April 23, 2015. a) Article 119 of the Company's articles of association be amended to allow the Directors to determine whether it is appropriate for future dividends to be paid either: (i) by bank or other funds transfer or payment system or, in respect of uncertificated shares, by means of the facilities and requirements of a relevant system; or (ii) by cheque, warrant or similar financial instrument; or by any combination of the means set out in (i) and (ii) above; and (b) the articles of association produced to the meeting and initialled by the Chairman of the meeting for the purposes of identification be adopted as the articles of association of the Company in substitution for, and to the exclusion of, the existing articles of association.

Essentra plc Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Essentra plc announced consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported revenue was £865.7 million against £798.1 million a year ago. Operating profit was £108.8 million against £97.0 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £99.7 million against £86.4 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to equity holders of company was £71.0 million or 29.4 pence diluted per share against £60.1 million or 25.7 pence diluted per share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £110.2 million against £110.2 million a year ago. Acquisition of property, plant and equipment was £38.1 million against £44.1 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings were £99.3 million against £86.7 million a year ago. Diluted adjusted earnings per share were 41.1 pence compared to 37.0 pence a year ago. Pre-tax profit – adjusted was £133.4 million against £119.8 million a year ago. Operating profit – adjusted was £142.5 million against £130.4 million a year ago. Net debt of £62 million, owing to strong cash flow generation and the proceeds from the share placing to fund the acquisition of Clondalkin SPD against £217 million a year ago. The company is well-positioned to continue its track record of balanced growth in 2015 under its Drive for 2020 strategy, notwithstanding the current economic climate.

Essentra plc Recommends Final Dividend, Payable on May 1, 2015

The Board of Directors of Essentra plc recommends a final dividend of 12.6 pence per share (2013: 10.6 pence), an increase of 18.9%. This takes the dividend to 18.3 pence per share. Subject to approval at the company's Annual General Meeting on April 23, 2015, the final dividend will be paid on May 1, 2015 to equity holders on the share register on March 27, 2015. The ex-dividend date will be March 26, 2015.


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