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Last 155.00 GBp
Change Today -1.00 / -0.64%
Volume 438.2K
LOOK On Other Exchanges
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As of 11:35 AM 04/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

lookers plc (LOOK) Snapshot

Open
155.25 GBp
Previous Close
156.00 GBp
Day High
156.25 GBp
Day Low
153.00 GBp
52 Week High
03/9/15 - 165.00 GBp
52 Week Low
10/14/14 - 117.50 GBp
Market Cap
608.2M
Average Volume 10 Days
562.6K
EPS TTM
0.12 GBp
Shares Outstanding
392.4M
EX-Date
05/7/15
P/E TM
12.9x
Dividend
3.16 GBp
Dividend Yield
1.91%
Current Stock Chart for LOOKERS PLC (LOOK)

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lookers plc (LOOK) Details

Lookers plc is engaged in the sale, hire, and maintenance of motor vehicles and motorcycles in the United Kingdom. The company operates through two divisions, Motor and Parts. The Motor division is involved in the sale of new and used cars; and servicing, repair, and sale of franchised parts to customers’ vehicles. This division offers products of various brands, including Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, 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, Volvo, and Yamaha. It operates 119 franchised dealerships representing 31 marques from 70 locations. The Parts division supplies automotive parts, accessories, consumables, braking pads and discs, and turbochargers; and acts as a distributor for Gates, Castrol, Lucas, and other brands. This segment operates through 22 locations. The company also engages in the sale of tires, oil, parts, and accessories; and sale, service, and parts supply of agricultural, construction, and ground care machinery to professional users. 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: 572.0K GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 533.0K GBP
Managing Director of Parts Division and Execu...
Total Annual Compensation: 441.0K GBP
Managing Director of Motor Division and Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: 195.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lookers plc (LOOK) Key Developments

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.

Lookers plc to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on Mar 04, 2015

Lookers plc announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results on Mar 04, 2015

 

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