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Last 494.20 GBp
Change Today -0.60 / -0.12%
Volume 117.4K
As of 7:45 AM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

udg healthcare plc (UDG) Snapshot

498.50 GBp
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udg healthcare plc (UDG) Details

UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides supply chain, packaging, medical, regulatory, and sales and marketing services to healthcare manufacturers and pharmacies operating in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and continental Europe. It operates through three segments: Supply Chain Services, Sharp Packaging Services, and Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services. The company offers integrated logistics and associated commercial services for pharmaceutical, biotech, and consumer companies in the areas of pharma wholesale, pre-wholesale comprising bulk distribution, and information services. It also provides clinical and commercial packaging, storage, logistics, and project management services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. In addition, the company offers outsourced services, including sales and marketing, healthcare communications, event management, medical affairs, and regulatory services to healthcare professionals and patients. Further, it provides healthcare communications and consultancy services; specialist healthcare and scientific public relations; clinical trials services; sales force effectiveness training services; and services in the travel health field, as well as distributes medical equipment and consumables, surgical products, laboratory equipment, and pharmaceutical products. The company was formerly known as United Drug plc and changed its name to UDG Healthcare plc in August 2013. UDG Healthcare plc was founded in 1948 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

7,477 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/18/14
Founded in 1948

udg healthcare plc (UDG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: €978.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: €666.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: €629.0K
Managing Director of Ashfield Commercial & Me...
Total Annual Compensation: €595.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

udg healthcare plc (UDG) Key Developments

UDG Healthcare plc Presents at Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference, Jun-03-2015 03:00 PM

UDG Healthcare plc Presents at Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference, Jun-03-2015 03:00 PM. Venue: The Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, New York, United States.

UDG Healthcare plc Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014; Proposes Interim Dividend for the First Half Ended March 31, 2015, Payable on July 03, 2015

UDG Healthcare plc announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company announced revenue of EUR 1,131,440,000 compared to EUR 1,041,373,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was EUR 35,025,000 compared to EUR 25,188,000 for the same period a year ago. Profit before tax was EUR 28,031,000 compared to EUR 17,191,000 for the same period a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent company was EUR 21,181,000 compared to EUR 11,870,000 for the same period a year ago. Earnings per share, diluted were 8.65 cents compared to 4.91 cents for the same period a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was EUR 27,663,000 compared to EUR 8,565,000 for the same period a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was EUR 20,695,000 compared to EUR 16,068,000 for the same period a year ago. Earnings adjusted for amortisation of acquired intangible assets, acquisition costs and exceptional items was EUR 37,274,000 compared to EUR 29,953,000 for the same period a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share, diluted were 12.38 cents compared to 12.42 cents for the same period a year ago. Net debt was EUR 274,901,000 against EUR 337,913,000 a year ago. Adjusted operating profit growth of 19% to EUR 53.6 million, with profit before tax up 26%. For the full year, EPS guidance increased from a growth range of 5% - 8% to 7% - 9%. The company expects CapEx for the year, after spending EUR 32 million in the first half, to being in the region of EUR 60 million for the year. The directors of UDG Healthcare plc has proposed an interim dividend of 2.90 cent per share for the first half ended March 31, 2015, representing an increase of 8% on the 2014 interim dividend. The interim dividend is payable to shareholders on the company's register on 22 May 2015 and will be paid on 3 July 2015.

UDG Plans Acquisitions

UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG) intends to make acquisitions and has more than €100 million in its war chest. "The healthcare communications market is still very fragmented so there's some very nice opportunities to consolidate. We will look to add complementary assets," UDG Chief Operating Officer Brendan McAtamney told Reuters. He added that the company could also make bolt-on acquisitions in contract outsourcing in those countries where it is not already a market leader.


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