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speedy hire plc (SDY) Snapshot

Open
78.25 GBp
Previous Close
76.50 GBp
Day High
78.25 GBp
Day Low
76.50 GBp
52 Week High
03/6/14 - 83.00 GBp
52 Week Low
06/23/14 - 50.75 GBp
Market Cap
406.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
0.0052 GBp
Shares Outstanding
520.6M
EX-Date
01/8/15
P/E TM
150.0x
Dividend
0.72 GBp
Dividend Yield
0.87%
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speedy hire plc (SDY) Details

Speedy Hire Plc, through its subsidiaries, provides an integrated suite of products, solutions, and services for hire to construction, infrastructure, and industrial markets in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company also offers specialist solutions comprising consultancy and technical delivery of solutions in plant, rail, power, survey, and lifting sectors; and support services, such as product testing, repair, inspection, maintenance, training, and its partnered services. It serves central Government departments, local authorities, and private businesses in general commercial construction, as well as in build and housing stock repair and maintenance; transport sectors comprising rail, highways, ports and airports, as well as water and waste utilities; and consumer goods, technology, mining, and the oil and gas industries. The company sells its products through sales force and depot network. Speedy Hire Plc is based in Newton-le-Willows, the United Kingdom.

3,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/11/14

speedy hire plc (SDY) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 108.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

speedy hire plc (SDY) Key Developments

Speedy Hire plc Provides Capex Guidance for the Second Half of 2014

Speedy Hire Plc announced that the capital investment is heavily weighted in the first half of the year and is expected to reduce during the second half of 2014. The company announced that from a core capex strategy perspective, it will see capex reduce in the second half because that's normal. What tends to happen is the capex is normally spent upfront.

Speedy Hire plc Declares Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2014, Payable on January 30, 2015; Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended 30 September 2014

The Board of Speedy Hire Plc declared an interim dividend of 0.30 pence per share for the six months ended September 30, 2014, a total cash cost of approximately £1.6 million. This represents a 15% increase on the interim dividend paid in respect of the prior financial year. The fiscal year 2015 interim dividend will be paid on 30 January 2015 to shareholders on the register on 9 January 2015. The company announced consolidated earnings results for the six months ended 30 September 2014. For the year, the company reported total revenue of £189.3 million against £168.7 million a year ago. Operating profit was £9.1 million against £6.4 million a year ago. Profit from operations was £9.5 million against £6.4 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £5.3 million against £3.0 million a year ago. Profit for the financial year attributable to equity holders of the company was £2.9 million or 0.54 pence per diluted share against £2.1 million or 0.40 pence per diluted share a year ago. EBITDA before exceptional costs was £37.5 million against £30.4 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were 1.39 pence against 0.67 pence a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £9.7 million against £0.5 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was £55.5 million against £47.6 million for the same period in the last year. Adjusted PBT was £10.3 against £4.5 million for the same period in the last year. Net debt as on 30 September 2014 was £104.4 million. Results primarily reflect necessary self-help measures, and the delivery of early efficiency improvements, also benefitting from the improving market environment in the UK.

Speedy Hire Plc Announces Board Changes

The board of Speedy Hire Plc announced that Jan Åstrand will join the board with effect from November 1, 2014 and will succeed Ishbel Macpherson as Chairman with effect from 11 November 2014. Jan, who is currently Chairman of easyHotel plc and a Non-Executive Director of Northgate plc, was a Non-Executive Director of Lavendon Group PLC from 2010 until earlier this year, latterly as Senior Independent Director. Previously, he was Chairman of CRC Group PLC.

 

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