Softcat (SCT)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 250

1,509.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      11.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,534.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 1,071.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 199.74m
  • Volume: 171,958
  • Market Cap: 3,014.14m
  • RiskGrade: 559

Softcat Overview

Softcat is a Marlow-based IT infrastructure provider founded by Peter Kelly in 1993. It has UK offices in Bristol, London, Manchester, Leeds, Marlow, Southampton, Birmingham and Glasgow, and an Irish office in Dublin. Our goal is to be the leading IT infrastructure product and services provider in terms of employee engagement, customer satisfaction and shareholder returns. We hope our success will create opportunities for our people and deliver growth for our customers and partners.

1 Day Chart (04-03-2024)

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6 Month Chart

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.1% 0.0%
Div Cover 3.3 1.5
Op Mrgn 14.3% 14.8%
ROCE 56733.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 26.9 25.9
PEG 21.3 9.2
Pr/Revenue 3.1 2.9
Pr/Book 12.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -100.0% 4.9%
PBT 104101.4% -99.9%
EPS 1.3% 2.8%
DPS -26.1% 129.0%

Softcat Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Jul-19 991.85 84.82 34.60p 27.6 1.1 +24% 14.90p 1.6%
31-Jul-20 1,077.13 93.62 38.20p 33.0 3.3 +10% 16.60p 1.3%
31-Jul-21 784.05 118.97 48.40p 39.9 1.5 +27% 20.80p 1.1%
31-Jul-22 10,773,946.00 136.14 55.50p 25.1 1.7 +15% 23.00p 1.6%
31-Jul-23 985.30 141,864.00 56.20p 26.7 26.7 +1% 17.00p 1.1%

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

Softcat Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Jul-24 1,033.12 153.19 57.78p 26.1 9.3 +3% 38.93p 0.0%
31-Jul-25 1,150.09 169.76 64.10p 23.5 2.2 +11% 41.01p 0.0%
31-Jul-26 1,276.18 187.47 69.63p 21.7 2.5 +9% 44.21p 0.0%

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Softcat Company Announcements

Notice of Results 04-Mar-2024 07:00 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 01-Mar-2024 14:28 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Mar-2024 10:47 RNS

Latest Softcat Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
07-Feb-24 Buy Kathryn Mecklenburgh 1,490.80p 10 149.08
07-Feb-24 Buy Graham Charlton 1,490.80p 10 149.08
08-Jan-24 Buy Kathryn Mecklenburgh 1,316.00p 11 144.76

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Softcat Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 1,509.00p
Change Today 11.00p
% Change 0.73 %
52 Week High 1,534.00p
52 Week Low 1,071.00p
Volume 171,958
Shares Issued 199.74m
Market Cap 3,014.14m
RiskGrade 559

Softcat Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
99.06% below the market average99.06% below the market average99.06% below the market average99.06% below the market average99.06% below the market average
90.24% below the sector average90.24% below the sector average90.24% below the sector average90.24% below the sector average90.24% below the sector average
Price Trend
63.73% above the market average63.73% above the market average63.73% above the market average63.73% above the market average63.73% above the market average
41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average41.94% above the sector average
Income
51.82% below the market average51.82% below the market average51.82% below the market average51.82% below the market average51.82% below the market average
48.15% above the sector average48.15% above the sector average48.15% above the sector average48.15% above the sector average48.15% above the sector average
Growth
76.10% above the market average76.10% above the market average76.10% above the market average76.10% above the market average76.10% above the market average
79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average79.31% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 6
Neutral 4
Sell 1
Strong Sell 1
Total 15
buy
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

Softcat Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Special
Ex-Div 09-Nov-23 09-Nov-23
Paid 19-Dec-23 19-Dec-23
Amount 17.00p 12.60p

Trades for 04-Mar-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
16:38 98 @ 1,509.00p
16:35 83,938 @ 1,509.00p
16:35 387 @ 1,509.00p
16:35 558 @ 1,509.00p
16:35 963 @ 1,509.00p

Softcat Key Personnel

CEO Graham Charlton
CFO Kathryn Mecklenburgh

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