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Reckitt Benckiser Group share price (RB.)

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Company Overview

Reckitt and Benckiser both began life in the 19th century eventually merging over 100 years later in 1999 to become the world’s largest household cleaning products group. Over half the group’s revenues are generated from its Fabric Care and Surface Care divisions, with the majority of its business centred in Western Europe. In 2005 Reckitt added the Nurofen, Strepsil and Clearasil brands to its portfolio with the £1.9bn acquisition of Boots Healthcare International.

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Price Data

CurrencyUK Pounds
Price5,822.00p
Change Today-48.00p
Volume1,116,702
26-May-15 Close5,822.00p
Shares Issued714.02m
Market Cap£41,570m
Year End31-Dec-14

What Other Brokers Say

Strong Buy12
Buy2
Neutral8
Sell0
Strong Sell4
Total26

Dividends

 LatestPrevious
 FinalInterim
Ex-Div16-Apr-1506-Aug-14
Paid29-May-1525-Sep-14
Amount79.00p60.00p

Trades for 26-May-2015

TimeVolume / Price
17:0611,945 @ 5,861.81p
16:503,162 @ 5,858.89p
16:36402 @ 5,822.00p
16:35217,876 @ 5,822.00p
16:2918 @ 5,827.00p

Fundamentals

Year EndingRevenue (£m)Pre-tax (£m)EPSP/EPEGEPS Grth.DivYield
31-Dec-108,453.002,136.00229.40p15.41.0+15%115.00p3.3%
31-Dec-119,485.002,376.00249.90p12.71.4+9%125.00p3.9%
31-Dec-129,567.002,408.00266.50p14.62.1+7%134.00p3.5%
31-Dec-139,266.001,856.00225.40p21.3n/a-15%137.00p2.9%
31-Dec-148,836.002,126.00233.60p22.35.6+4%139.00p2.7%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Forecasts

Year EndingProfit (£m)EPSP/EPEGEPS Grth.DivYield
31-Dec-151,717.85240.57p24.28.1+3%126.78p2.2%
31-Dec-161,846.19258.55p22.53.0+8%134.71p2.3%

Latest Director Deals

TradedActionNotifierPriceAmountValue
21-May-15BuyWarren Tucker5,852.00p154£9,012.08
21-May-15BuyDoug Tough5,852.00p156£9,129.12
21-May-15BuyChristopher Sinclair5,852.00p136£7,958.72

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Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

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