Serco Group Plc

Serco (SRP)

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Company name:Serco Group Plc
Company Description:A group engaged in the provision of facilities management systems engineering services and equity investment management
EPIC:SRPTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:F25FISIN:GB0007973794
Market Segment:STMMShare Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.serco.com/Description:ORD 2P
Industry Sector:SUPPORT SERVICES
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 141.40 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/gb/down -0.8 [-0.56] 141.40 141.60 140.90 141.80 139.10 3,269,387
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 1,735.27 1,227.21 -0.01 10.89 1.40 12.98 0.99 171.50 - 105.90

Serco Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.1,735.27m
Shares In Issue1,227.21m
Prev. Close142.20
PE Ratio12.98 
Dividend Yield0.99%
EPS - basic10.89p
Dividend PS1.40p
Dividend Cover7.78 
Cash Flow PS21.88p
Return On Equity (ROE)18.76%
Operating Margin3.95%
PEG Factor0.09 
EPS Growth Rate152.67%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-%
Net Debt1,359.60m
Gross Gearing70.34%
Quick Assets1,058.70m
Net Working Capital211.90m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets56.40%
Turnover PS316.56p
Pre-Tax Profit PS12.49p
Retained Profit PS10.90p
Cash PS27.35p
Net Cash PS-43.39p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *-3.01p
Net Asset Value PS58.26p
Spread0.20 (0.14%) 

Serco Balance Sheet

L^SRP:Liabilities+EQL^SRP:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week143.70138.40
4 weeks145.90137.00
12 weeks146.10128.50
1 year171.50105.90

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Serco Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week138.403.002.17138.401.07142.51
4 weeks139.801.601.14137.001.83142.36
12 weeks144.00-2.60-1.81128.503.00137.49
26 weeks115.4026.0022.53115.403.09134.91
1 year165.50-24.10-14.56105.903.11130.98
3 years97.1544.2545.5583.602.73129.02
5 years120.0021.4017.8382.252.81122.82

Serco Key Management Ratios

Serco Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio11.60 
PE Ratio12.98 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.77 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)1.17 
Dividend Yield0.99%
Market-to-Book Ratio2.43 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS11.32 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS12.97 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS6.46 
Price-to-Sales PS0.45 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS-49.30 
Price-to-Cash PS5.17 
Net Working Capital PS17.27 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS8.19%
Earnings Yield7.70%
Average PE21.35 
Years in average3 
PE to PE average60.81%

Serco Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio53.63%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.16 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)-23.50 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.48 
Net Gearing56.41%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)81.90%
Gross Gearing70.34%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)102.12%
Gearing Under 1 Year36.02%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)52.30%
Assets/Equity3.37 
Cash/Equity46.95 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets8.79%
Current Ratio1.24 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.22 
Liquidity Ratio0.39 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets31.08%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value2,228.37m
CFO/Sales0.07 
CFO/Attributable Profit2.01 
CFO/Assets0.11 
CFO/Debt0.16 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.98 
Total Debt/Sales0.44 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit11.06 
Total Debt1,695.30m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets8.00%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth20.92%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs5 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
-0.01320.0071

Serco Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)9.94%
Return On Assets (ROA)5.96%
Net Profit Margin3.44%
Assets Turnover1.73 
Return On Equity (ROE)18.76%
Return On Investment (ROI)9.40%
Dividend Payout Ratio12.86%
Plowback Ratio87.14%
Growth from Plowback Ratio18.59%
Net Income Of Revenues3.44%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover6.19 
Fixed Assets Turnover2.99 
Current Assets Turnover4.10 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover195.71 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.58 
Debtors-to-Sales10.81%
Debt Collection Period39.46Days

Serco Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
25 Feb 2021FinalGBX1.4031/12/201931/12/202013/05/202114/05/202104/06/20211.40
12 Aug 2014InterimGBX3.1031/12/201331/12/201403/09/201405/09/201417/10/20143.10
04 Mar 2014FinalGBX7.4531/12/201231/12/201312/03/201414/03/201414/05/201410.55
29 Aug 2013InterimGBX3.1031/12/201231/12/201304/09/201306/09/201318/10/2013-
05 Mar 2013FinalGBX7.4531/12/201131/12/201213/03/201315/03/201322/05/201310.10
29 Aug 2012InterimGBX2.6531/12/201131/12/201205/09/201207/09/201219/10/2012-
28 Feb 2012FinalGBX5.9031/12/201031/12/201107/03/201209/03/201222/05/20128.40
24 Aug 2011InterimGBX2.5031/12/201031/12/201131/08/201102/09/201114/10/2011-
02 Mar 2011FinalGBX5.1531/12/200931/12/201009/03/201111/03/201117/05/20117.35
25 Aug 2010InterimGBX2.2031/12/200931/12/201001/09/201003/09/201015/10/2010-
26 Feb 2010FinalGBX4.4031/12/200831/12/200910/03/201012/03/201019/05/20106.25
26 Aug 2009InterimGBX1.8531/12/200831/12/200902/09/200904/09/200916/10/2009-
27 Feb 2009FinalGBX3.2531/12/200731/12/200804/03/200906/03/200920/05/20095.00
27 Aug 2008InterimGBX1.4830/12/200730/06/200803/09/200805/09/200817/10/2008-
03 Mar 2008FinalGBX3.0231/12/200631/12/200705/03/200807/03/200821/05/20084.25
25 Feb 2007FinalGBX2.5531/12/200531/12/200607/03/200709/03/200716/05/20073.60
31 Aug 2006InterimGBX1.0530/12/200530/06/200606/09/200608/09/200618/10/2006-
01 Mar 2006FinalGBX2.0631/12/200431/12/200508/03/200610/03/200617/05/20062.97
31 Aug 2005InterimGBX0.9130/12/200430/06/200507/09/200509/09/200519/10/2005-
01 Mar 2005FinalGBX1.8231/12/200331/12/200409/03/200511/03/200511/05/20052.63
31 Aug 2004InterimGBX0.8130/12/200330/06/200408/09/200410/09/200411/10/2004-
02 Mar 2004FinalGBX1.6231/12/200231/12/200310/03/200412/03/200412/05/20042.34
03 Sep 2003InterimGBX0.7230/12/200230/06/200310/09/200312/09/200310/10/2003-
19 Feb 2003FinalGBX1.4431/12/200131/12/200226/02/200328/02/200313/05/20032.08
30 Sep 2002InterimGBX0.6430/12/200130/06/200211/09/200213/09/200211/10/2002-
04 Mar 2002FinalGBX1.2931/12/200031/12/200115/03/200217/03/200210/05/20021.86
04 Sep 2001InterimGBX0.5730/12/200030/06/200112/09/200114/09/200112/10/2001-
20 Feb 2001FinalGBX1.1331/12/199931/12/200028/02/200102/03/200106/04/20011.63
31 Aug 2000InterimGBX0.5030/12/199930/06/200011/09/200015/09/200013/10/2000-
02 Mar 2000FinalGBX5.9031/12/199831/12/199913/03/200017/03/200014/04/20008.55
01 Sep 1999InterimGBX2.6530/12/199830/06/199913/09/199917/09/199915/10/1999-
03 Mar 1999FinalGBX5.1031/12/199731/12/199815/03/199919/03/199916/04/19997.40
02 Sep 1998InterimGBX2.3030/12/199730/06/1998--10/10/1998-

Serco Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
turnover2,950.90100.00%2,836.80100.00%3,248.40100.00%3,884.80100.00%m
pre tax profit10.600.36%74.102.61%80.702.48%153.303.95%m
attributable profit-8.30-0.28%67.402.38%50.401.55%133.803.44%m
retained profit-8.30-0.28%67.402.38%50.401.55%133.803.44%m
eps - basic (p)-0.76 6.16 4.31 10.89 
eps - diluted (p)-0.76 5.99 4.21 10.67 
dividends per share- - - 1.40 

Serco Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
L^SRP:Liabilities+EQL^SRP:AssetsL^SRP:Liabilities+EQL^SRP:AssetsL^SRP:Liabilities+EQL^SRP:AssetsL^SRP:Liabilities+EQL^SRP:Assets
 31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets61.304.02%64.804.17%392.6018.88%441.7018.33%m
intangibles intangibles618.0040.54%646.9041.64%767.7036.92%750.2031.12%m
fixed investments fixed investments75.504.95%114.207.35%104.805.04%138.305.74%m
current assets - other current assets - other239.6015.72%244.3015.72%293.5014.11%296.1012.28%m
stocks stocks17.401.14%22.901.47%18.300.88%21.400.89%m
debtors debtors400.6026.28%398.0025.62%413.0019.86%426.9017.71%m
cash & securities cash & securities112.107.35%62.504.02%89.504.30%335.7013.93%m
TOTAL1,524.50100%1,553.60100%2,079.40100%2,410.30100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short685.9044.99%674.6043.42%775.5037.29%868.2036.02%m
creditors - long creditors - long573.3037.61%492.2031.68%761.0036.60%827.1034.32%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL1,259.2082.60%1,166.8075.10%1,536.5073.89%1,695.3070.34%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves264.0017.32%385.4024.81%541.4026.04%713.3029.59%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities1.300.09%1.400.09%1.500.07%1.700.07%m
TOTAL265.3017.40%386.8024.90%542.9026.11%715.0029.66%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Serco Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)31 Dec 2019 (GBP)31 Dec 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF-20.302.70102.90268.50m
Pre-Financing CF-26.509.30-87.60269.10m
Retained CF-62.90-49.2028.80244.40m

Serco Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOT N.V.Market Maker(MME)Broker/DealerRBSMABNAGB22
J.P. Morgan Cazenove LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCAZRCAZEGB2L
CREDIT SUISSE SEC (EUROPE) LTDMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCSFBCSFBGB2L
Deutsche Bank AG London BranchMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerDEUTDEUTGB2L
Commerzbank AGMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerKLWTDRESGB2LPST
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Goldman Sachs InternationalMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerGSCOGSILGB2X
Investec Bank PlcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerINV.IHCSGB21002
HSBC Bank plcMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerHSBCJCAPGB2L
J.P. Morgan Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerJPMSJPMSGB2L
Morgan Stanley Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerMOSTMSSEGB21
Panmure Gordon (UK) LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerPMURPMURGB2L
Citigrp Global Mkt UK EquitiesMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCITISBUKGB21
Merrill Lynch InternationalMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerMLSBSNCSGB2LBIC
UBS AGMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerUBS.UBSWGB2LEQU
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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