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vp plc (VP/) Snapshot

Open
643.00 GBp
Previous Close
638.00 GBp
Day High
643.00 GBp
Day Low
642.00 GBp
52 Week High
06/26/14 - 690.00 GBp
52 Week Low
09/23/14 - 539.00 GBp
Market Cap
258.2M
Average Volume 10 Days
77.1K
EPS TTM
0.46 GBp
Shares Outstanding
40.2M
EX-Date
12/4/14
P/E TM
14.1x
Dividend
17.11 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.66%
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vp plc (VP/) Details

Vp plc provides equipment rental and associated services to the civil engineering, rail, oil and gas exploration, construction, outdoor events, and industrial markets in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through Groundforce, UK Forks, Airpac Bukom, Torrent Trackside, TPA, and Hire Station segments. It provides 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 telescopic handlers, rough terrain straight mast fork lift trucks, and associated products and services to the housebuilding, general construction, and industrial markets. The company also offers equipment and services, including compressors, steam generators, heat exchangers, sand filters, and operators to the oil and gas exploration and development markets. In addition, it provides rail infrastructure portable plants; and trackside lighting, traffic management, and training services to the railway maintenance and renewal contractors. Further, the company 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. Additionally, it provides small tools, specialist equipment, and allied services for industry and construction markets; and press fitting and fusion equipment to the mechanical and electrical industries, as well as offers climate, lifting, safety, survey, and pressfitting equipment. The company was formerly known as Vibroplant 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.

1,629 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/21/14
Founded in 1954

vp plc (VP/) Top Compensated Officers

Group Managing Director and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 491.0K GBP
Executive Chairman and Chairman of Nomination...
Total Annual Compensation: 687.0K GBP
Group Finance Director, Secretary and Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: 332.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

vp plc (VP/) Key Developments

VP Announces Interim Dividend, Payable on January 02, 2015

VP announced an interim dividend of 5.0 pence per share. The ex dividend date is December 03, 2014 and it is payable on January 02, 2015.

Vp PLC Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2014

Vp PLC announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2014. For the six months, the company reported revenue of GBP 101,328,000 against GBP 91,253,000 a year ago. Operating profit was GBP 16,444,000 against GBP 13,198,000 a year ago. Profit before taxation was GBP 15,517,000 against GBP 12,267,000 a year ago. Net profit for the period was GBP 12,233,000 against GBP 10,061,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 5.00 pence against 3.60 pence a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities were GBP 22,979,000 against GBP 10,866,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was GBP 24,346,000 against GBP 17,157,000 a year ago.

VP Seeks Acquisitions

Vp plc (LSE:VP.) is looking for acquisitions. "We are always on the lookout. We'll see acquisition activity become more of a feature as opportunities arise," said Neil Stothard, Managing Director of VP.

 

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