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Last 750.00 GBp
Change Today +5.00 / 0.67%
Volume 7.1K
VP/ On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
London
As of 11:35 AM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

vp plc (VP/) Snapshot

Open
750.00 GBp
Previous Close
745.00 GBp
Day High
750.00 GBp
Day Low
750.00 GBp
52 Week High
06/19/15 - 816.00 GBp
52 Week Low
09/23/14 - 539.00 GBp
Market Cap
301.2M
Average Volume 10 Days
127.2K
EPS TTM
0.51 GBp
Shares Outstanding
40.2M
EX-Date
07/9/15
P/E TM
14.7x
Dividend
18.33 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.44%
Current Stock Chart for VP PLC (VP/)

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vp plc (VP/) Details

Vp plc provides equipment rental and associated services to the rail, transmission, water, civil engineering, construction, housebuilding, and oil and gas markets in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through six segments: UK Forks, Groundforce, Airpac Bukom, Hire Station, TPA, and Torrent Trackside segments. It offers equipment and services, including compressors, steam generators, heat exchangers, sand filters, and operators to the oil and gas related service markets. The company also provides construction solutions comprising trench boxes and sheets, hydraulic bracing systems, piling equipment, formwork, pipe stoppers, and pumps, as well as excavation support systems, temporary bridges, and trenchless technology for the water, gas, civil engineering, and construction industries; and rents small tools, specialist equipment, and allied services for industry and construction markets, as well as press fitting and fusion equipment to the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing sectors. In addition, it offers rail infrastructure portable plants; and trackside lighting, traffic management, and training services to the railway maintenance and renewal contractors. Further, the company is involved in the rental of telescopic handlers, rough terrain straight mast fork lift trucks, and associated products and services to the housebuilding, general construction, and industrial markets. Additionally, it offers portable roadway access solutions to the outdoor events, transmission, construction, and utility sectors, as well as access solutions utilizing aluminum panels, plastic panels, and matting to temporary roadways, pedestrian walkways, barriers, bridges, and pitch cover requirements. The company was formerly known as Vibroplant plc and changed its name to Vp plc in 2000. Vp plc was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Harrogate, the United Kingdom. Vp plc is a subsidiary of Ackers P Investment Company Limited.

1,753 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/20/15
Founded in 1954

vp plc (VP/) Top Compensated Officers

Group Managing Director and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 662.0K GBP
Executive Chairman and Chairman of Nomination...
Total Annual Compensation: 928.0K GBP
Group Finance Director, Secretary and Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: 480.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

vp plc (VP/) Key Developments

VP Announces Final Dividend Payable on August 07, 2015

VP announced a final dividend of GBP 11.50 per share. The ex dividend date is July 09, 2015 and it is payable on August 07, 2015.

TPA Announces Final Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2016

TPA announced final earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenue was £14.6 million against £15.8 million a year ago. Operating profit before amortisation was £1.0 million against £1.8 million a year ago. Capital expenditure in rental fleet increased to £2.3 million against £1.0 million a year ago, including investment in new products specific to targeted markets. The outlook for TPA for the fiscal 2016 is improved, with an anticipated uplift from the transmission sectors in the UK and further positive development of the European activity.

Vp plc Proposes Final Dividend, Payable on 7 August 2015; Announces Final Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Trading Guidance for the Fiscal 2016

The board of Vp plc has proposed a final dividend of 11.5 pence per share to be paid on 7 August 2015 to shareholders on the register at 10 July 2015. This, together with the interim dividend of 5.00 pence per share paid on 2 January 2015, makes a total dividend for the year of 16.5 pence per share against 14.00 pence per share in 2014. Subject to shareholders' approval at annual general meeting on 21 July 2015. The company announced final consolidated earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenue was £205.6 million against £183.06 million a year ago. Operating profit before amortisation was £28.780 million against £21.831 million a year ago. Operating profit was £27.1 million against £20.71 million a year ago. Profit before taxation and amortisation was £26.757 million against £20.053 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £25.073 million against £18.933 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of the parent was £19.871 million against £15.695 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share was 47.01 pence against 36.31 pence a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £49.635 million against £41.465 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £52.887 million against £39.535 million a year ago. Net debt as of March 31, 2015 was £66.764 million against £53.039 million as of April 1, 2014. Strong cash flow generation with EBITDA increasing to £53.8 million against £44.3 million a year ago. Trading into the new financial year has started well and the board is confident of making further positive progress for shareholders of fiscal 2016.

 

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