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We are the UK's leading provider of integrated property services, employing around 11,300 people nationwide. Our UK network of local estate agency and lettings brands provide our corporate clients and home movers with a comprehensive range of property related solutions that meet their needs, delivered with valuable local expertise.
Countrywide plc’s network of expertise helps more people move than any other business in the UK and is a leading provider of estate agency, lettings, mortgage services, land and new homes, auctions, surveying, conveyancing, corporate property management services and commercial property. Countrywide plc’s award-winning service has earned the business over 180 high-profile industry awards in the last six years, with customers voting Countrywide Best Estate and Lettings Agency at the 2014 ESTAS awards. Our Land & New Homes team was named the UK's Best New Homes Agent for two consecutive years at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2012 and 2013 and Countrywide Surveying Services won the award for Best Anti-Fraud Measure at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards 2013.

TypePublic
Founded1986
HQCaldecotte, GB
Websitecountrywide.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2017)10,909(+4%)
Job Openings296
Revenue (FY, 2018)£352.1 M(-9%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)£3.9
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Countrywide

Peter Long

Peter Long

Executive Chairman
Alison Platt

Alison Platt

Executive Director Remuneration
Paul Creffield

Paul Creffield

Group Managing Director
Himanshu Raja

Himanshu Raja

Chief Financial Officer
David Watson

David Watson

Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Caleb Kramer

Caleb Kramer

Non-Executive Director
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Countrywide Office Locations

Countrywide has offices in Caldecotte, Bracknell and Chelmsford
Caldecotte, GB (HQ)
Countrywide House, 6, CALDECOTTE LAKE Business Park
Bracknell, GB
8FZ, Oldbury
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Countrywide Financials and Metrics

Countrywide Revenue

Countrywide's revenue was reported to be £352.13 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

352.1m

Net income (FY, 2018)

(68.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(107.4m)

Market capitalization (8-Mar-2021)

129.6m

Closing stock price (8-Mar-2021)

3.9

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

3.4m

EV

205.0m
Countrywide's current market capitalization is £129.6 m.
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

353.7m425.6m388.5m352.1m

Revenue growth, %

(4%)20%(9%)

Operating expense total

311.2m418.6m536.6m

Depreciation and amortization

22.3m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

1.7m1.9m2.0m2.4m2.4m1.5m9.7m13.5m3.3m3.6m3.0m8.2m3.0m3.9m4.2m3.6m5.3m7.0m3.1m7.0m9.8m5.0m3.4m

Accounts Receivable

9.8m10.1m10.9m15.4m14.8m15.4m19.2m23.3m27.2m31.9m36.9m30.3m20.4m28.9m24.3m25.2m23.7m25.3m21.9m23.1m36.1m27.2m22.3m

Inventories

Current Assets

16.4m24.9m28.2m55.6m58.6m75.6m112.0m134.5m131.9m109.2m183.9m191.7m164.6m192.1m175.9m172.8m181.6m146.6m126.1m108.3m72.6m49.3m58.9m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

439.0k10.4m686.0k12.0m4.4m19.2m26.5m26.3m21.7m15.7m60.2m21.8m(30.0m)16.9m18.1m12.8m17.5m31.7m46.0m32.9m3.7m(143.4m)

Dividends Paid

13.5m10.0m60.0m35.0m60.0m30.0m20.0m

Income Taxes Paid

(10.4m)(12.9m)(9.0m)(1.3m)
GBPFY, 1996

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

15.1 x
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Countrywide Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Countrywide Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Countrywide Online and Social Media Presence

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Countrywide News and Updates

Countrywide shareholders approve £223m Connells takeover

Shareholders of estate agent chain Countrywide last night approved a takeover offer from rival firm Connells, valuing the company at The post Countrywide shareholders approve £223m Connells takeover appeared first on CityAM.

Connells Agrees to Buy Realtor Countrywide After Bidding War

Connells Agrees to Buy Realtor Countrywide After Bidding War

Sold: Embattled Countrywide accepts takeover bid from rival Connells

Embattled estate agent Countrywide has been taken over by rivals Connells after a protracted and public takeover battle. Connells, which The post Sold: Connells pick up estate agent Countrywide after protracted takeover battle appeared first on CityAM.

Countrywide shares jump on increased bid from Connells

Countrywide jumped 19% to 304 pence as Connells, a real estate agent, upped its offer for its rival by 30% to 325 pence per share. Private-equity firm Alchemy Partners has offered to inject £70 million and take controlling a stake in Countrywide. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bur…

Connells submits firm £112m offer for Countrywide

Estate agency group Connells has upped its offer for rival Countrywide to around £112m, after making an earlier offer was The post Connells submits firm £112m offer for Countrywide appeared first on CityAM.

Estate agent chain Connells confirms £82m Countrywide takeover bid

Estate agent chain Connells has confirmed an £82m takeover bid for competitor Countrywide, saying a cash injection by private equity The post Estate agent chain Connells confirms £82m Countrywide takeover bid appeared first on CityAM.
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Countrywide Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Countrywide founded?

    Countrywide was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Countrywide key executives?

    Countrywide's key executives are Peter Long, Alison Platt and Paul Creffield.

  • How many employees does Countrywide have?

    Countrywide has 10,909 employees.

  • What is Countrywide revenue?

    Latest Countrywide annual revenue is £352.1 m.

  • What is Countrywide revenue per employee?

    Latest Countrywide revenue per employee is £32.3 k.

  • Who are Countrywide competitors?

    Competitors of Countrywide include Bridge Partners, Outsource UK and The Mission Marketing Group.

  • Where is Countrywide headquarters?

    Countrywide headquarters is located at Countrywide House, 6, CALDECOTTE LAKE Business Park, Caldecotte.

  • Where are Countrywide offices?

    Countrywide has offices in Caldecotte, Bracknell and Chelmsford.

  • How many offices does Countrywide have?

    Countrywide has 3 offices.