Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
S & U LSE:SUS London Ordinary Share GB0007655037 ORD 12 1/2P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -5.00p -0.25% 1,988.00p 1,980.00p 1,996.00p - - - 1,954 16:35:18
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Nonequity Investment Instruments 60.5 25.2 170.7 11.6 238.14

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20/8/2017
09:20
S&U Daily Update: S & U is listed in the Nonequity Investment Instruments sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker SUS. The last closing price for S&U was 1,993p.
S & U has a 4 week average price of 1,870p and a 12 week average price of 1,870p.
The 1 year high share price is 2,550p while the 1 year low share price is currently 1,870p.
There are currently 11,978,709 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 5,322 shares. The market capitalisation of S & U is £238,136,734.92.
31/7/2017
18:23
pugugly: Dear both - Thanks for your thoughts - Must be a presentation done previouly as the link above states "Published on 9 Jun 2017" My own gut feel, is as you suggest, he is ahead of timeline. I like and have held SUS for many years and agree with funding requirement target market - Share price weakness may just be a knock on from Provident financial (PFG) and or press comments on BOE looking to tighten credit but need to keep on top of possible weaknesses in the business model.
27/7/2017
17:28
jeffian: The continued share price weakness is disappointing but I suspect it is a result of the market's lack of understanding of this little-followed company. The fact that it is generically in 'car financing' has probably tarred it with the brush started by the Governor of the BoE, despite it not being in the sort of loan/rental business pushed by the big dealerships which were under suspicion. I bet people also still associate it with 'doorstep lending', despite it exiting that business, and recent concerns about Provident Financial's 'home collection' model may be reading across to SUS. In the longer term, growing profits and dividends will support the share price but at the moment we seem a bit unloved.
18/5/2017
07:19
cwa1: Not quite the disastrous statement that the share price seemed to be foretelling :-) 18(th) May 2017 S&U plc ("S&U" or "the Group") AGM Statement and Trading Update S&U, the motor finance and specialist lender, issues a trading update for the period from its full year results on 1(st) February 2017 up to 17th May 2017, prior to its AGM being held today. Business at Advantage Finance our motor finance subsidiary remains excellent. Applications in the first quarter were a record, new loan transaction numbers are a fifth higher than for the same period last year and average new loan quality is ahead of Q1 last year. Net receivables now stand at GBP210m, up 30% on last year, and customer numbers have now passed 46,000, another record for Advantage. Although rolling 12 months impairment to revenue has slightly increased to 21.0% (31 January 17: 20.1%), reflecting product mix, Advantage's overall debt quality is good and monthly collections now exceed GBP9m per month. Aspen Bridging, our new bridging finance pilot operation, has started trading and is expanding its broker network and refining its product offering. Further investment in our receivables has seen Group borrowings increase to GBP65m against GBP49m at year end. Current facilities give us significant headroom for continued growth. S&U have also announced the appointment of Peel Hunt LLP as their new brokers. Commenting on S&U's trading and outlook, Anthony Coombs, S&U Chairman, said: "Advantage Finance continues to prosper in a resilient economic climate, and a stable regulatory environment. Our confidence in the Group's steady and sustainable growth remains as strong as ever."
15/4/2017
19:04
jeffian: As mentioned above, the SUS share price seems decidedly nervy recently and I wonder whether it has to do with reports in today's papers that the Govt are thinking of cracking down on car finance schemes which seem to be a big factor behind the increase in private debt. From what I have read, they seem to be mainly worried about the contract hire/leasing deals offered by dealers and manufacturers but I am not clear whether this is the model used by S&U's Advantage Finance. I get the impression theirs is a are traditional 'Hire Purchase' sort of scheme. Is this a threat to S&U's business model?
28/3/2017
10:16
tudes100: Loan book has increased significantly in scale due to the funds that became available from the sale of the home credit division last yr. As a result it looks like the proportion of impaired loans has increased & they've probably pushed the envelope a little more aggressively than they have in the past. Worth considering though that approx 11-12% of loans were impaired in both 2010 & 2011 and this does not seem to have hampered progress in both profitability & the share price since. S&U have a reputation for managing the business conservatively which is exactly the reason John Lee had a long term shareholding in the company and why many here are happy to be patient and trust the Coombs family. I guess what it really comes down to is whether you think the company has the expertise to manage the level of impairment through the complete business cycle. Have a look at business performance between 2007-2009 which should give you a very clear answer in my opinion. Always appreciate another view though Aleman !
14/2/2017
05:03
tudes100: www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/172983/take-advantage-of-recent-share-price-weakness-at-s-u-urges-shore-172983.html
10/2/2017
09:57
haywards26: These should be at a share price of around £24-25 imo
08/12/2016
07:45
nfs: HaywardsSpot onToday's trading statement is excellent and refers to the uncoupling of share price and prospects
07/12/2016
12:43
haywards26: The share price decline over the last few weeks, is very much out of balance with the news and results coming out of the company, supported by some director purchases also. The last trading update was very bullish. The management team are experienced and have a strategy that is being progressed.
17/11/2016
10:00
nfs: The share price is going in the wrong direction!Anyone got a view as to why?
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