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Last 4,090 GBp
Change Today +88.00 / 2.20%
Volume 731.7K
WOS On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
OTC US
London
OTC US
Berlin
As of 11:35 AM 05/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

wolseley plc (WOS) Snapshot

Open
4,012 GBp
Previous Close
4,002 GBp
Day High
4,102 GBp
Day Low
4,001 GBp
52 Week High
03/20/15 - 4,242 GBp
52 Week Low
08/8/14 - 2,966 GBp
Market Cap
10.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
680.5K
EPS TTM
1.09 GBp
Shares Outstanding
260.2M
EX-Date
04/2/15
P/E TM
37.5x
Dividend
85.25 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.08%
Current Stock Chart for WOLSELEY PLC (WOS)

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wolseley plc (WOS) Details

Wolseley plc distributes plumbing and heating products, and supplies building materials primarily to professional contractors in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Nordic countries, France, and Central Europe. The company supplies plumbing, heating, and air conditioning products comprising baths, showers, and accessories, as well as sanitary ware, brassware, bathroom furniture, boilers and burners, radiators and valves, hot water cylinders and flues, control equipment, heating and cooling equipment, solar equipment, plastic pipes and fittings, and copper tubing and fittings. It also distributes building materials, including insulation; plaster and plasterboard; roofing materials; bricks, blocks, and aggregates; tiles and flooring; timber products; doors and frames; beams, trusses, and frames; hardware and tools; and work wear. In addition, the company supplies civils/waterworks, industrial, and commercial products, such as drainage pipes, associated supplies, and covers; underground pressure pipes; small bore pressure pipes and fittings; carbon and stainless steel pipes, valves, and fittings; and other pipes, valves, and fittings. Further, it provides services comprising installation, maintenance, and management of customer inventory; and fire and fabrication products. The company operates a network of 2,878 branches in 10 countries. Wolseley plc was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.

40,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/24/15
Founded in 1887

wolseley plc (WOS) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive Officer, Director, Chai...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.8M GBP
Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Dire...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.0M GBP
Chief Executive Officer of North America, Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.4M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wolseley plc (WOS) Key Developments

Wolseley plc Announces Interim Dividend, Payable on April 30, 2015; Reports Unaudited Group Earnings Results for the Half Year Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Revenue Guidance for the Second Half of Fiscal 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Wolseley plc announced a interim dividend of 30.25 pence per share. The ex-dividend date is April 2, 2015. Record date is April 7, 2015. Payment date is April 30, 2015. The company reported unaudited group earnings results for the half year ended January 31, 2015. For the period, the group reported total revenue of £6,442 million compared £6,067 million for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was £121 million compared to £325 million last year. Profit before tax was £103 million compared to £312 million last year. Profit from continuing operations was £12 million or 4.8 pence per diluted share compared to £225 million or 83.4 pence per diluted share last year. Loss attributable to shareholders of the company was £58 million or 22.2 pence per diluted share compared to profit attributable to shareholders of the company of £229 million or 84.8 pence per diluted share last year. Total trading profit was £389 million compared to £351 million a year ago. EBITDA before exceptional items was £444 million compared to £393 million last year. Profit before tax, exceptional items and the amortization and impairment of acquired intangibles was £376 million compared to £338 million last year. Headline diluted earnings per share were 103.3 pence compared to 90.8 pence per diluted share last year. Net cash generated by operating activities was £25 million compared to net cash used in used by operating activities of £23 million last year. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £105 million compared to £79 million last year. Purchase of intangible assets was £11 million compared to £11 million a year ago. The group's reported net debt at January 31, 2015 was £1,221 million compared to £927 million at January 31, 2014. The company expects the group's like-for-like revenue growth rate in the second half of fiscal 2015 to be about 6%. At current exchange rates, the company expects Group trading profit for the ongoing businesses for the full fiscal 2015 to be in line with the current consensus of analyst expectations.

Wolseley Mulls Acquisitions

Wolseley plc (LSE:WOS) is seeking acquisitions. John Martin, Chief Financial Officer of Wolseley, said in half year 2015 Wolseley earnings presentation, “For Canada we have some very specific opportunities and we have not been able over time to find the acquisition opportunities and ,therefore, we're absolutely pursuing a greenfield strategy. We will also continue to look at M&A.”

Wolseley plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 24, 2015

Wolseley plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 24, 2015

 

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