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VP (VP.) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next VP dividend is expected to go ex in 3 months and to be paid in 4 months.
The previous VP dividend was 8.45p and it went ex 4 months ago and it was paid 3 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 3.2.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Support Services
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Status: Paid Forecast
Type: Interim Final
Per Share: 8.45p Sign Up Required
Ex-div Date: Thu 12 Dec 2019 Thu 09 Jul 2020
Pay Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020 Fri 07 Aug 2020
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £8.45 Sign Up Required

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Declared and Forecast VP Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 6.6p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 8.25p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 10.5p GBP Paid
09 Dec 2009 06 Jan 2010 Interim 3.1p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 10.8p GBP Paid
01 Sep 2010 01 Oct 2010 Final 7.7p GBP Paid
08 Dec 2010 05 Jan 2011 Interim 3.1p GBP Paid
31 Aug 2011 03 Oct 2011 Final 7.7p GBP Paid
07 Dec 2011 04 Jan 2012 Interim 3.1p GBP Paid
11 Jul 2012 10 Aug 2012 Final 8.25p GBP Paid
05 Dec 2012 03 Jan 2013 Interim 3.25p GBP Paid
10 Jul 2013 09 Aug 2013 Final 9p GBP Paid
04 Dec 2013 03 Jan 2014 Interim 3.6p GBP Paid
09 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 Final 10.4p GBP Paid
04 Dec 2014 02 Jan 2015 Interim 5p GBP Paid
09 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 Final 11.5p GBP Paid
03 Dec 2015 08 Jan 2016 Interim 5.35p GBP Paid
07 Jul 2016 02 Aug 2016 Final 13.5p GBP Paid
08 Dec 2016 04 Jan 2017 Interim 6p GBP Paid
13 Jul 2017 08 Aug 2017 Final 16p GBP Paid
30 Nov 2017 05 Jan 2018 Interim 6.8p GBP Paid
28 Jun 2018 09 Aug 2018 Final 19.2p GBP Paid
06 Dec 2018 11 Jan 2019 Interim 8.2p GBP Paid
27 Jun 2019 08 Aug 2019 Final 22p GBP Paid
12 Dec 2019 17 Jan 2020 Interim 8.45p GBP Paid
09 Jul 2020 07 Aug 2020 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
10 Dec 2020 04 Jan 2021 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
08 Jul 2021 06 Aug 2021 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
09 Dec 2021 07 Jan 2022 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
07 Jul 2022 05 Aug 2022 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast

How accurate are our VP forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
04 Jun 2019 27 Jun 2019 22p 22p 100% 😄
04 Jun 2019 27 Jun 2019 22.1p 22p 99% 😃
27 Nov 2018 27 Jun 2019 22.1p 22p 99% 😃
27 Nov 2018 12 Dec 2019 9.2p 8.45p 95% 😃
22 Nov 2018 12 Dec 2019 8.25p 8.45p 99% 😃
22 Nov 2018 06 Dec 2018 7.5p 8.2p 95% 😃
05 Jun 2018 27 Jun 2019 21.5p 22p 99% 😃
21 Nov 2017 12 Dec 2019 8.25p 8.45p 99% 😃
21 Nov 2017 06 Dec 2018 7.5p 8.2p 95% 😃
21 Nov 2017 06 Dec 2018 7.5p 8.2p 95% 😃
09 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2017 6.5p 6.8p 97% 😃
06 Jun 2017 27 Jun 2019 21p 22p 97% 😃
06 Jun 2017 28 Jun 2018 18p 19.2p 96% 😃
29 Nov 2016 06 Dec 2018 7.2p 8.2p 93% 😊
29 Nov 2016 30 Nov 2017 6.5p 6.8p 97% 😃
07 Jun 2016 28 Jun 2018 17p 19.2p 94% 😊
07 Jun 2016 13 Jul 2017 15p 16p 96% 😃
Average VP Forecast Accuracy 97% 😃

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About VP

Vp is a long established group which has evolved over a 60 year trading history.  The Company was founded in 1954 and floated on the UK Stock Market in 1973 as Vibroplant plc.

In 2000, the Company exited its historically core general plant business to focus on higher return specialist activities.

Since then the Group has developed a wide range of sector leading, specialist rental businesses serving a diverse range of end markets in the UK and increasingly, internationally.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 6.6p
2007 8.25p 25.0%
2008 10.5p 27.3%
2009 10.8p 2.9%
2010 10.8p 0%
2011 10.8p 0%
2012 11.35p 5.1%
2013 12.25p 7.9%
2014 14.0p 14.3%
2015 16.5p 17.9%
2016 18.85p 14.2%
2017 22.0p 16.7%
2018 26.0p 18.2%
2019 30.2p 16.2%
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
09 Dec 2009 06 Jan 2010 2010 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.1p
01 Sep 2010 01 Oct 2010 2010 Final Semiannually Paid 7.7p
08 Dec 2010 05 Jan 2011 2011 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.1p
31 Aug 2011 03 Oct 2011 2011 Final Semiannually Paid 7.7p
07 Dec 2011 04 Jan 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.1p
11 Jul 2012 10 Aug 2012 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 8.25p
05 Dec 2012 03 Jan 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.25p
10 Jul 2013 09 Aug 2013 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 9p
04 Dec 2013 03 Jan 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.6p
09 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 10.4p
04 Dec 2014 02 Jan 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 5p
09 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 11.5p
03 Dec 2015 08 Jan 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 5.35p
07 Jul 2016 02 Aug 2016 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 13.5p
08 Dec 2016 04 Jan 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 6p
13 Jul 2017 08 Aug 2017 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 16p
30 Nov 2017 05 Jan 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 6.8p
28 Jun 2018 09 Aug 2018 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 19.2p
06 Dec 2018 11 Jan 2019 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 8.2p
27 Jun 2019 08 Aug 2019 2019 Final Semiannually Paid 22p
12 Dec 2019 17 Jan 2020 2020 Interim Semiannually Paid 8.45p
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Recent news articles

Investment Tools Limited

The Directors have declared an interim dividend of 8.45 pence (H1 2019: 8.20 pence) per share payable on 17 January 2020 to shareholders on the register at 13 December 2019. The dividend declared will absorb an estimated £3,342,000 (H1 2019: £3,247,000) of shareholders funds.  The dividend proposed at the year-end was subsequently approved at the AGM in July 2019 and £8,705,000 was paid in the period (H1 2019: £7,606,000 was paid). The cost of dividends in the Statement of Changes in Equity is after adjustments for the interim and final dividends waived by the Vp Employee Trust in relation to the shares it holds for the Group's share option schemes.

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Investment Tools Limited

Profit before amortisation and tax rose 9% to £18.7 million (H1 2016: £17.2 million) on revenues 16% higher at £121.7 million (H1 2016: £105.1 million).  This performance reflects strong underlying organic growth in most of our businesses, plus contributions from the acquisitions of Higher Access and TR Group in March and April 2016 respectively.  Earnings per share, pre-amortisation, increased 8% to 37.9 pence per share (H1 2016: 35.1 pence per share).  Return on capital employed at 15.6% is strong and remains ahead of our long term target of 15% emphasising the quality of the revenue and profit growth that the Group is generating.

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Investment Tools Limited

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