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Open
229.80 GBp
Previous Close
232.60 GBp
Day High
233.90 GBp
Day Low
229.80 GBp
52 Week High
04/7/14 - 295.30 GBp
52 Week Low
07/15/14 - 204.20 GBp
Market Cap
788.5M
Average Volume 10 Days
230.6K
EPS TTM
0.14 GBp
Shares Outstanding
339.9M
EX-Date
10/9/14
P/E TM
16.9x
Dividend
7.33 GBp
Dividend Yield
2.87%
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synthomer plc (SYNT) Details

Synthomer plc, a specialty chemical company, produces aqueous polymers for coatings, construction, healthcare, and automotive industries worldwide. It provides synthetic binders for paper and board coating; paints, lacquers, and chemical products for the building industry, such as acrylic, styrene acrylic, and vinyl acetate based binders for architectural and industrials coatings; cement mortar and industrial floor screeds; and nitrile, polychloroprene lattices, and prevulcanised natural latex for health and protection sectors. The company also offers butadiene based lattices and dispersions for textile floor covering applications, as well as high solids styrene butadiene rubber lattices to produce latex foams for the bedding industry and the cushioning segment; and functional polymers, such as aqueous acrylic, butadiene, and vinyl acetate based polymer dispersions for the industrial segments of adhesives, technical textiles, and fiber bonding. In addition, it provides performance polymers, including polyvinyl alcohols for PVC manufacturing; liquid polybutadienes for use in sealants and binders; and polyvinyl acetate homopolymer and acid copolymer solids for application in a range of solvent based adhesives, including hobby glues, parquet floor, and laminating types. The company was formerly known as Yule Catto & Co plc and changed its name to Synthomer plc in 2012. Synthomer plc is headquartered in Harlow, the United Kingdom.

2,097 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/28/14

synthomer plc (SYNT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 500.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 312.6K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

synthomer plc (SYNT) Key Developments

Synthomer plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Synthomer plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company's total sales were £477.9 million compared to £524.3 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £51.1 million compared to £56 million a year ago. Operating profit was £36.5 million compared to £40.7 million a year ago. Underlying profit before taxation was £45 million compared to £48.6 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £29.9 million compared to £32.9 million a year ago. Underlying profit was £35.1 million compared to £38 million a year ago. Profit was £24.2 million compared to £26.7 million a year ago. Underlying Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was £34.4 million or 10.0 pence per diluted share compared to £37 million or 10.8 pence per diluted share a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was £23.7 million or 6.9 pence per diluted share compared to £26 million or 7.6 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £23.6 million compared to £16.1 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £11.6 million compared to £22.1 million a year ago. EBITDA for the half year on a normal management basis, which includes company's share of joint ventures, was £60.8 million for the half. CapEx was at £11.6 million. Overall, the company has reduced its net debt from £151.7 million at the middle of last year to £114.6 million at the end of June this year. The company expects the improved demand in Europe to continue through the remainder of the year. In Asia, the company expects continued growth in nitrile demand, and some firming in nitrile cash margins. Together with the impact of currency, The company expects full year underlying profit before tax to be broadly in line with the level achieved in 2013. The company expects CapEx to be below £25 million this year.

Synthomer Seeks Acquisitions

Synthomer plc (LSE:SYNT) will consider acquisitions. David Blackwood, Finance Director said, "We see free cash as available for major investment, particularly acquisitions, and for returns to shareholders."

Synthomer plc, H1 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 11, 2014

Synthomer plc, H1 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 11, 2014

 

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