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.
Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc Ord 10P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code RB..L, and is part of the Domestic Goods sector. It has a market capitalisation of £40,467m, with approximately 708m shares in issue. Over the last year, Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc share price has been traded in a range of 91, hitting a high of 348.00, and a low of 257.00.
Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, officially known as Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc Ord 10P was formed in June of 2007, making the company twelve years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 31st December 2014, showing a turnover of approximately 8.84 billion GBX with gross profits of 5.10 billion, or 7.2028 per issued share, and a pre-tax profit margin of 24.06%. Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc currently has 15 directors, and has had 15 previous directors over the last 12 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Pricewaterhousecoopers Llp, the company showed 1.25 billion paid in salaries to the 34 staff (average wage of 36.62 million), with the directors receiving an average 1.05 million each. In the accounts filed in 2014, the company paid 2034000000 in dividends, or 2.8749 per share.
Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc is in the Domestic Goods sector.
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|Shares in Issue||708m|
|52 Week High||348.00|
|52 Week Low||257.00|