London Security Plc

London Security (LSC)

Company name:London Security Plc
EPIC:LSCTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AIMPISIN:GB0005314363
Market Segment:ASX1Share Type:DE
WWW Address: 1P
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 2,400.00 0.0 [0.00] 2,300.00 2,500.00 2,400.00 2,400.00 2,400.00 -
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 294.28 12.26 0.05 135.80 80.00 17.67 3.33 2,400.00 - 1,950.00

London Security Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.294.28m
Shares In Issue12.26m
Prev. Close2,400.00
PE Ratio17.67 
Dividend Yield3.33%
EPS - basic135.80p
Dividend PS80.00p
Dividend Cover1.70 
Cash Flow PS200.33p
Return On Equity (ROE)14.38%
Operating Margin16.36%
PEG Factor4.93 
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
Spread200.00 (8.00%) 

London Security Balance Sheet


Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week2,400.00-
4 weeks2,400.002,300.00
12 weeks2,400.002,250.00
1 year2,400.001,950.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

London Security Historic Returns

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London Security Key Management Ratios

London Security Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio12.38 
PE Ratio17.67 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.93 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)3.43 
Dividend Yield3.33%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.54 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS12.24 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS43.00 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS11.98 
Price-to-Sales PS2.00 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS6.35 
Price-to-Cash PS10.84 
Net Working Capital PS340.54 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS7.05%
Earnings Yield5.66%
Average PE17.52 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average100.85%

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 Value0.04 
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%
(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 Value280.05m
CFO/Attributable Profit1.48 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.14 
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)

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 
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)
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)
 31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)
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
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
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
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

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