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
Price5,860.00p
Change Today+70.00p
Volume1,939,673
27-Feb-15 Close5,860.00p
Shares Issued717.74m
Market Cap£42,059m
Year End31-Dec-14

What Other Brokers Say

Strong Buy7
Buy1
Neutral13
Sell0
Strong Sell4
Total25

Dividends

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

Trades for 27-Feb-2015

TimeVolume / Price
17:119,906 @ 5,850.41p
17:0711,652 @ 5,846.33p
17:06865 @ 5,843.83p
17:063,421 @ 5,861.46p
17:06865 @ 5,843.83p

Company Announcements

Share repurchase26-Feb-201517:29
Share repurchase25-Feb-201517:12
Share repurchase24-Feb-201516:54

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-151,735.88241.86p24.26.8+4%128.65p2.3%
31-Dec-161,849.29257.66p22.73.5+6%136.43p2.4%

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