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Last 162.25 GBp
Change Today +3.00 / 1.88%
Volume 168.9K
LOOK On Other Exchanges
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London
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As of 11:35 AM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

lookers plc (LOOK) Snapshot

Open
162.00 GBp
Previous Close
159.25 GBp
Day High
165.00 GBp
Day Low
157.75 GBp
52 Week High
06/3/15 - 172.00 GBp
52 Week Low
10/14/14 - 117.50 GBp
Market Cap
637.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
283.2K
EPS TTM
0.12 GBp
Shares Outstanding
392.8M
EX-Date
05/7/15
P/E TM
13.5x
Dividend
3.16 GBp
Dividend Yield
1.94%
Current Stock Chart for LOOKERS PLC (LOOK)

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lookers plc (LOOK) Details

Lookers plc engages in the sale, hire, and maintenance of motor vehicles and motorcycles in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It operates in two divisions, Motor and Parts. The Motor division engages in the sale of new and used cars; and servicing, repair, and sale of franchised parts to customers’ vehicles. This division operates 122 franchised dealerships representing 31 marques from 77 locations. This division offers products of various brands, including Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, Chrysler, Citroën, Dacia, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, and Volvo in motor vehicles; and BMW and Yamaha in motorcycles. The Parts division supplies automotive parts, accessories, consumables, braking pads and discs, turbochargers and related value added services to the independent automotive aftermarket. This division operates through 22 locations. The company is also involved in the sale of tires, oil, parts and accessories; sale, service, and parts supply of agricultural, ground care, and construction machinery. In addition, it offers vehicle funding and management packages; vehicle rental services to the independent car and commercial vehicle rental sector; and contract hire and business vehicle management services. The company was founded in 1908 and is based in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

6,226 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/4/15
Founded in 1908

lookers plc (LOOK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Non-Executive Dir...
Total Annual Compensation: 735.0K GBP
Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 562.0K GBP
Managing Director of Motor Division and Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: 562.0K GBP
Managing Director of Parts Division and Execu...
Total Annual Compensation: 451.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

lookers plc (LOOK) Key Developments

Lookers plc, Annual General Meeting, May 29, 2015

Lookers plc, Annual General Meeting, May 29, 2015. Agenda: To consider report and accounts; to consider Directors remuneration policy; to consider re-election of directors; to approve Long-Term Incentive Plan; to consider authority to allot shares; to consider disapplication of pre-emption rights; and to consider authority to purchase own shares.

Lookers plc Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended December 31, 2014, Payable on June 05, 2015; Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

Lookers plc proposed to pay a final dividend for the year ended December 31, 2014 of 1.87 pence per share, giving a total dividend for the year ended December 31, 2014 of 2.84 pence per share. This represents an increase in the total dividend for the year of 10%. Payment of the final dividend is subject to approval by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting and will be payable on June 05, 2015, to shareholders on the register on May 8, 2015. The company paid a final dividend of 1.70 pence per share for 2013. The company reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the year, the company reported revenue of GBP 3,042.9 million against GBP 2,464.5 million a year ago. Profit from operations was GBP 74.3 million against GBP 57.3 million a year ago. Profit from operations before amortization and share based payments was GBP 76.6 million against GBP 58.4 million a year ago. Profit on ordinary activities before taxation was GBP 59.2 million against GBP 43.9 million a year ago. Profit before tax, amortisation, debt issue costs, pension costs and share based payments was GBP 65.0 million against GBP 48.1 million a year ago. Profit attributable to shareholders of the company was GBP 46.8 million against GBP 36.0 million a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were 11.75 pence against 9.10 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was GBP 34.6 million against GBP 37.5 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was GBP 16.5 million against GBP 16.5 million a year ago. Purchase of intangibles was GBP 0.7 million for 2014. Purchase of goodwill was GBP 0.2 for 2014. Adjusted profit before tax was GBP 65.0 million against GBP 48.1 million for 2013. This result has been achieved against the background of strong growth in the UK new car market which reached its high level for ten years. Net debt was GBP 51.9 million as at December 31, 2014 against GBP 43.1 million as at December 31, 2013. Turnover increased by 23% with strong growth from new and used cars and GBP 222 million represented by the acquisition of Colborne. Adjusted earnings per share were 13.52 pence compared to 10.36 pence in the prior year, an increase of 30%. Capital expenditure was GBP 16.5 million, the same as the previous year and proceeds from the sale of properties and dealership businesses was GBP 7.2 million, so net capital expenditure was GBP 9.3 million against GBP 3.8 million a year ago.

Lookers Mulls Acquisitions

Lookers plc (LSE:LOOK) continues to seek appropriate acquisition targets in the parts aftermarket.

 

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