Softcat Plc

Softcat (SCT)

Company name:Softcat Plc
EPIC:SCTTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB00BYZDVK82
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address: �0.0005
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 1,948.00 -1.0 [-0.05] 1,952.00 1,955.00 1,902.00 1,968.00 1,902.00 169,000
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 3,877.33 199.04 -0.31 38.20 16.60 50.99 0.85 1,987.00 - 1,076.00

Softcat Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.3,877.33m
Shares In Issue199.04m
Prev. Close1,949.00
PE Ratio50.99 
Dividend Yield0.85%
EPS - basic38.20p
Dividend PS16.60p
Dividend Cover2.30 
Cash Flow PS32.24p
Return On Equity (ROE)53.76%
Operating Margin8.69%
PEG Factor4.90 
EPS Growth Rate10.40%
Dividends PS Growth Rate52.29%
Net Debt210.06m
Gross Gearing67.34%
Quick Assets397.31m
Net Working Capital129.39m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets45.67%
Turnover PS541.16p
Pre-Tax Profit PS47.03p
Retained Profit PS11.72p
Cash PS40.26p
Net Cash PS-100.24p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *65.69p
Net Asset Value PS70.71p
Spread3.00 (0.15%) 

Softcat Balance Sheet


Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week1,968.001,844.00
4 weeks1,968.001,726.00
12 weeks1,968.001,698.00
1 year1,987.001,076.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Softcat Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week1,844.00104.005.641,844.000.221,906.01
4 weeks1,851.0097.005.241,726.000.191,851.92
12 weeks1,860.0088.004.731,698.000.231,810.33
26 weeks1,525.00423.0027.741,419.000.311,737.15
1 year1,290.00658.0051.011,076.000.391,469.96
3 years823.001,125.00136.70551.000.391,103.80
5 years340.601,607.40471.93282.700.37876.95

Softcat Key Management Ratios

Softcat Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio65.76 
PE Ratio50.99 
Tobin's Q Ratio 9.51 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)9.63 
Dividend Yield0.85%
Market-to-Book Ratio27.55 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS41.42 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS166.22 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS60.42 
Price-to-Sales PS3.60 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS29.66 
Price-to-Cash PS48.38 
Net Working Capital PS65.01 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS29.97%
Earnings Yield1.96%
Average PE27.31 
Years in average4 
PE to PE average186.74%

Softcat Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio6.97%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.07 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.08 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.00 
Net Gearing48.74%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)49.90%
Gross Gearing67.34%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)68.94%
Gearing Under 1 Year64.89%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)66.44%
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets30.02%
Current Ratio1.46 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.42 
Liquidity Ratio0.29 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets19.59%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value3,807.73m
CFO/Attributable Profit0.85 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.07 
Total Debt/Sales0.27 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit3.10 
Total Debt290.20m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2.24%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth11.04%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth17.72%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs- 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)

Softcat Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)61.88%
Return On Assets (ROA)18.57%
Net Profit Margin7.02%
Assets Turnover2.64 
Return On Equity (ROE)53.76%
Return On Investment (ROI)56.75%
Dividend Payout Ratio43.46%
Plowback Ratio56.54%
Growth from Plowback Ratio33.41%
Net Income Of Revenues2.17%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover8.41 
Fixed Assets Turnover77.22 
Current Assets Turnover2.74 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover94.37 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.38 
Debt Collection Period102.50Days

Softcat Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
24 Mar 2021InterimGBX6.4031/07/202031/01/202101/04/202106/04/202114/05/2021-
20 Oct 2020SpecialGBX7.6031/07/201931/07/202005/11/202006/11/202011/12/2020-
20 Oct 2020FinalGBX11.2031/07/201931/07/202005/11/202006/11/202011/12/202016.60
17 Mar 2020InterimGBX5.4031/07/201931/01/202002/04/202003/04/202015/05/2020-
17 Mar 2020FinalGBX10.4031/07/201831/07/201907/11/201908/11/201913/12/201910.90
17 Mar 2020SpecialGBX16.0031/07/201831/07/201907/11/201908/11/201913/12/2019-
19 Mar 2019InterimGBX4.5031/07/201831/01/201904/04/201905/04/201910/05/2019-
17 Oct 2018SpecialGBX15.1031/07/201731/07/201801/11/201802/11/201814/12/2018-
17 Oct 2018FinalGBX8.8031/07/201731/07/201801/11/201802/11/201814/12/201812.10
21 Mar 2018InterimGBX3.3031/07/201731/01/201829/03/201803/04/201811/05/2018-
18 Oct 2017FinalGBX6.1031/07/201631/07/201702/11/201703/11/201715/12/20179.00
18 Oct 2017SpecialGBX13.5031/07/201631/07/201702/11/201703/11/201715/12/2017-
29 Mar 2017InterimGBX2.9031/07/201631/01/201730/03/201731/03/201728/04/2017-
19 Oct 2016SpecialGBX14.2031/07/201531/07/201617/11/201618/11/201616/12/2016-
19 Oct 2016FinalGBX3.6031/07/201531/07/201617/11/201618/11/201616/12/20165.30
17 Mar 2016InterimGBX1.7031/07/201531/01/201631/03/201601/04/201629/04/2016-

Softcat Fundamentals

 31 Jul 2017 (GBP)31 Jul 2018 (GBP)31 Jul 2019 (GBP)31 Jul 2020 (GBP)
pre tax profit50.306.04%68.146.30%84.828.55%93.628.69%m
attributable profit40.114.82%55.015.09%68.466.90%75.667.02%m
retained profit-0.80-0.10%9.690.90%12.231.23%23.332.17%m
eps - basic (p)20.40 27.90 34.60 38.20 
eps - diluted (p)20.20 27.60 34.40 38.00 
dividends per share9.00 12.10 10.90 16.60 

Softcat Balance Sheet

 31 Jul 2017 (GBP)31 Jul 2018 (GBP)31 Jul 2019 (GBP)31 Jul 2020 (GBP)
 31 Jul 2017 (GBP)31 Jul 2018 (GBP)31 Jul 2019 (GBP)31 Jul 2020 (GBP)
fixed assets fixed assets5.582.24%5.061.72%5.761.50%11.902.76%m
intangibles intangibles0.500.20%0.320.11%0.240.06%10.002.32%m
fixed investments fixed investments--%--%--%--%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks6.982.80%8.632.93%11.082.89%11.742.73%m
debtors debtors174.4070.01%207.3970.49%287.7974.92%317.1773.60%m
cash & securities cash & securities61.6424.75%72.8324.75%79.2620.63%80.1418.60%m
creditors - short creditors - short160.6864.51%193.4265.74%268.7569.96%279.6664.89%m
creditors - long creditors - long--%--%--%10.542.45%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves88.4235.49%100.8234.26%115.3930.04%140.7532.66%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Softcat Cash Flow Statement

31 Jul 2017 (GBP)31 Jul 2018 (GBP)31 Jul 2019 (GBP)31 Jul 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF40.9757.0564.6664.17m
Pre-Financing CF39.6656.0862.6655.41m
Retained CF-0.7211.196.430.88m

Softcat Brokers

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