Named after a Derby winning horse in the 19th century, Persimmon was established in 1972 and currently operates on around 400 developments around the country. The York-based group owns the premium brand Charles Church and in 2006 acquired Westbury to make it the UK's largest house builder.
Persimmon Plc Ord 10P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code PSN.L, and is part of the Domestic Goods sector. It has a market capitalisation of £744,690m, with approximately 319m shares in issue. Over the last year, Persimmon Plc share price has been traded in a range of 149.3, hitting a high of 884.70, and a low of 735.40.
Persimmon Plc, officially known as Persimmon Plc Ord 10P was formed in May of 1984, making the company thirty five years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 31st December 2014, showing a turnover of approximately 2.57 billion GBX with gross profits of 571.80 million, or 1.7952 per issued share, and a pre-tax profit margin of 18.14%. Persimmon Plc currently has 10 directors, and has had 15 previous directors over the last 35 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Kpmg Llp, the company showed 169.50 million paid in salaries to the 176 staff (average wage of 963 thousand), with the directors receiving an average 538 thousand each. In the accounts filed in 2014, the company paid 153900000 in dividends, or 0.4832 per share. These accounts also showed Persimmon Plc to have a net worth of 1.96 billion, with 378.40 million held in cash.
Persimmon Plc is in the Domestic Goods sector.
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|Shares in Issue||319m|
|52 Week High||884.70|
|52 Week Low||735.40|