Softcat Plc

Softcat (SCT)

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Company name:Softcat Plc
EPIC:SCTTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB00BYZDVK82
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.softcat.com/Description:ORD �0.0005
Industry Sector:SOFTWARE & COMPUTER SERVICES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 1,948.00 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/down -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

L^SCT:Liabilities+EQL^SCT:Assets

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%
Assets/Equity3.06 
Cash/Equity56.94 
(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/Sales0.06 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.85 
CFO/Assets0.15 
CFO/Debt0.22 
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)
-0.3066-0.0028

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 
Debtors-to-Sales28.08%
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)
turnover832.49100.00%1,081.68100.00%991.85100.00%1,077.13100.00%m
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)
L^SCT:Liabilities+EQL^SCT:AssetsL^SCT:Liabilities+EQL^SCT:AssetsL^SCT:Liabilities+EQL^SCT:AssetsL^SCT:Liabilities+EQL^SCT:Assets
 31 Jul 2017 (GBP)31 Jul 2018 (GBP)31 Jul 2019 (GBP)31 Jul 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
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
TOTAL249.10100%294.23100%384.14100%430.95100%m
LIABILITIES
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
TOTAL160.6864.51%193.4265.74%268.7569.96%290.2067.34%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves88.4235.49%100.8234.26%115.3930.04%140.7532.66%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL88.4235.49%100.8234.26%115.3930.04%140.7532.66%m
OTHER
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

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Shore Capital Stockbrokers LtdMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerSCAPSHOCGB21
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MMF)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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