London Security (LSC)

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Company name:London Security Plc
EPIC:LSCTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AIMPISIN:GB0005314363
Market Segment:ASX1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.nu-swift.com/Description:ORD 1P
Industry Sector:SUPPORT SERVICES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 2,050.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/dot 0.0 [0.00] 1,900.00 2,200.00 2,050.00 2,050.00 2,050.00 -
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 251.36 12.26 0.06 135.80 80.00 15.10 3.90 2,430.00 - 1,900.00

London Security Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.251.36m
Shares In Issue12.26m
Prev. Close2,050.00
PE Ratio15.10 
Dividend Yield3.90%
EPS - basic135.80p
Dividend PS80.00p
Dividend Cover1.70 
Cash Flow PS200.33p
Return On Equity (ROE)14.38%
Operating Margin16.36%
PEG Factor4.21 
EPS Growth Rate3.59%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt12.75m
Gross Gearing25.56%
Quick Assets55.65m
Net Working Capital41.76m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets80.32%
Turnover PS1,198.22p
Pre-Tax Profit PS196.08p
Retained Profit PS55.82p
Cash PS221.37p
Net Cash PS-1.50p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *374.84p
Net Asset Value PS947.47p
Spread300.00 (13.64%) 

London Security Balance Sheet

LSC:Liabilities+EQLSC:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week2,050.002,050.00
4 weeks2,050.001,950.00
12 weeks2,350.001,900.00
1 year2,430.001,900.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

London Security Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week2,050.00--2,050.000.002,050.00
4 weeks1,950.00100.005.131,950.000.002,050.00
12 weeks2,350.00-300.00-12.771,900.000.002,037.01
26 weeks2,180.00-130.00-5.961,900.000.002,063.42
1 year2,430.00-380.00-15.641,900.000.002,104.11
3 years2,000.0050.002.501,900.000.002,096.19
5 years2,310.00-260.00-11.261,310.000.002,043.31

London Security Key Management Ratios

London Security Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio10.57 
PE Ratio15.10 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.65 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)2.93 
Dividend Yield3.90%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.17 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS10.46 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS36.73 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS10.23 
Price-to-Sales PS1.71 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS5.43 
Price-to-Cash PS9.26 
Net Working Capital PS340.54 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS6.02%
Earnings Yield6.62%
Average PE17.52 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average86.14%

London Security Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio9.76%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.27 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.05 
Net Gearing8.17%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)14.79%
Gross Gearing25.56%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)46.28%
Gearing Under 1 Year17.51%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)31.70%
Assets/Equity1.34 
Cash/Equity23.36 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets26.75%
Current Ratio2.53 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)2.04 
Liquidity Ratio0.99 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets39.29%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value237.13m
CFO/Sales0.17 
CFO/Attributable Profit1.48 
CFO/Assets0.16 
CFO/Debt0.62 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.16 
Total Debt/Sales0.27 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit1.66 
Total Debt39.90m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets0.96%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth5.18%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth6.29%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth2.46%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs7 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.06140.1302

London Security Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)18.67%
Return On Assets (ROA)10.91%
Net Profit Margin11.33%
Assets Turnover0.96 
Return On Equity (ROE)14.38%
Return On Investment (ROI)13.25%
Dividend Payout Ratio58.91%
Plowback Ratio41.09%
Growth from Plowback Ratio6.06%
Net Income Of Revenues4.66%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover1.30 
Fixed Assets Turnover1.76 
Current Assets Turnover2.13 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover10.99 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.04 
Debtors-to-Sales19.75%
Debt Collection Period72.11Days

London Security Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
22 May 2020FinalGBX40.0031/12/201831/12/201911/06/202012/06/202010/07/202080.00
23 Oct 2019InterimGBX40.0031/12/201831/12/201931/10/201901/11/201928/11/2019-
09 May 2019FinalGBX40.0031/12/201731/12/201806/06/201907/06/201905/07/201980.00
23 Oct 2018InterimGBX40.0031/12/201731/12/201801/11/201802/11/201830/11/2018-
04 May 2018FinalGBX40.0031/12/201631/12/201707/06/201808/06/201805/07/201880.00
08 Nov 2017InterimGBX40.0031/12/201631/12/201716/11/201717/11/201707/12/2017-
27 Apr 2017FinalGBX40.0031/12/201531/12/201608/06/201709/06/201705/07/201780.00
03 Nov 2016InterimGBX40.0031/12/201531/12/201610/11/201611/11/201608/12/2016-
29 Apr 2016FinalGBX40.0031/12/201431/12/201509/06/201610/06/201608/07/201677.00
28 Sep 2015InterimGBX37.0031/12/201431/12/201508/10/201509/10/201530/10/2015-
06 May 2015FinalGBX31.0031/12/201331/12/201411/06/201512/06/201508/07/2015-
20 Nov 2014InterimGBX31.0031/12/201331/12/201427/11/201428/11/201419/12/2014-
08 May 2014FinalGBX31.0031/12/201231/12/201311/06/201413/06/201408/07/201469.00
07 Nov 2013InterimGBX38.0031/12/201231/12/201313/11/201315/11/201312/12/2013-
03 May 2013FinalGBX38.0031/12/201131/12/201205/06/201307/06/201308/07/201392.00
08 Nov 2012InterimGBX29.0031/12/201131/12/201214/11/201216/11/201207/12/2012-
21 May 2012InterimGBX25.0031/12/201131/12/201230/05/201201/06/201222/06/2012-
25 May 2011InterimGBX24.0031/12/201031/12/201101/06/201103/06/201124/06/201124.00
10 Nov 2010InterimGBX17.0031/12/200931/12/201017/11/201019/11/201010/12/201017.00
27 Apr 2007FinalGBX-31/12/200531/12/2006----
03 May 2006FinalGBX12.0031/12/200431/12/200524/05/200626/05/200621/06/200612.00
05 May 2005FinalGBX-31/12/200331/12/2004---3.00
08 Jul 2004SpecialGBX42.0031/12/200331/12/200414/07/200416/07/200423/07/2004-
30 Sep 2004InterimGBX3.0030/12/200330/06/200413/10/200415/10/200412/11/2004-
30 Apr 2004FinalGBX10.0031/12/200231/12/200326/05/200428/05/200425/06/200413.00
30 Sep 2003InterimGBX3.0030/12/200230/06/200308/10/200310/10/200312/12/2003-
29 Apr 2003FinalGBX5.0031/12/200131/12/200221/05/200323/05/200320/06/20037.00
30 Sep 2002InterimGBX2.0030/12/200130/06/200209/10/200211/10/200212/11/2002-
24 Apr 2002FinalGBX4.0031/12/200031/12/200115/05/200217/05/200214/06/20025.50
28 Sep 2001InterimGBX1.5030/12/200030/06/200110/10/200112/10/200112/11/2001-
03 May 2001FinalGBX3.0031/12/199931/12/200006/06/200108/06/200111/07/20013.00
28 Apr 2000FinalGBX2.0031/12/199831/12/199912/06/200016/06/200011/07/20002.00
09 Apr 1999FinalGBX2.0031/12/199731/12/199826/04/199930/04/199927/05/19992.00

London Security Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
turnover114.85100.00%125.87100.00%137.71100.00%146.92100.00%m
pre tax profit20.6117.94%21.5817.15%23.1416.80%24.0416.36%m
attributable profit13.7812.00%14.3111.37%16.0811.67%16.6511.33%m
retained profit4.063.53%4.503.58%6.274.55%6.844.66%m
eps - basic (p)112.40 116.70 131.10 135.80 
eps - diluted (p)112.40 116.70 131.10 135.80 
dividends per share80.00 80.00 80.00 80.00 

London Security Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
LSC:Liabilities+EQLSC:AssetsLSC:Liabilities+EQLSC:AssetsLSC:Liabilities+EQLSC:AssetsLSC:Liabilities+EQLSC:Assets
 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets10.948.10%11.598.23%12.088.10%12.167.79%m
intangibles intangibles62.7546.48%61.7243.85%63.7042.71%69.8644.76%m
fixed investments fixed investments3.572.65%4.403.12%4.432.97%4.963.18%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks11.108.22%11.758.35%13.298.91%13.438.61%m
debtors debtors24.0617.82%26.6518.93%29.5419.81%28.5118.26%m
cash & securities cash & securities22.6016.74%24.6517.51%26.1117.51%27.1417.39%m
TOTAL135.01100%140.76100%149.15100%156.07100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short22.4316.61%32.4523.06%26.5717.82%27.3317.51%m
creditors - long creditors - long16.0311.87%4.743.37%12.368.29%12.578.05%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL38.4628.49%37.2026.42%38.9426.11%39.9025.56%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves96.5571.51%103.3873.44%109.9173.69%115.8374.21%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%0.190.13%0.300.20%0.350.22%m
TOTAL96.5571.51%103.5773.58%110.2173.89%116.1774.44%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

London Security Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
Operating CF18.4417.5720.8524.56m
Pre-Financing CF12.1512.7412.6816.61m
Retained CF2.872.051.461.03m

London Security Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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