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Pendragon PLC is the largest independent operator of franchised motor car dealerships in the UK, operating over 220 locations nationwide.
Our motor car businesses operate under the brands of Stratstone for luxury vehicles and Evans Halshaw representing the volume brands. We also operate under the name Chatfields which is our commercial van and truck retailer and after sales business. Pendragon also has presence in the USA with dealerships based in Southern California.
We have a large contract hire business in the UK, operating under the brand Pendragon Vehicle Management. We also have a substantial presence in the UK wholesale parts, sales and distribution sector with the Quickco business.
Career Opportunities
With over 220 dealerships throughout the UK representing over 25 brands for cars and vans, there is a fantastic range of careers available.
A career at Pendragon offers the chance to work with inspirational brands and pioneering products, in a dynamic and exhilarating environment. A wide range of opportunities are available at both operational and management levels in the areas of Sales, Service, Parts, Bodyshop, Customer Service, Finance & Administration and Management.

TypePublic
HQNottingham, GB
Websitependragonplc.com

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Employees (est.) (May 2021)5,536(-30%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£4.6 B(-2%)
Share Price (May 2021)£0.2(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Pendragon

Mark Willis

Mark Willis

Chief Finance Officer
Bill Berman

Bill Berman

Chief Executive Officer & Interim Chairman
Mike Wright

Mike Wright

Non-Executive Director
Brian Small

Brian Small

Non-Executive Director
Nikki Flanders

Nikki Flanders

Non-Executive Director
Dietmar Exler

Dietmar Exler

Non-Executive Director
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Pendragon Office Locations

Pendragon has an office in Nottingham
Nottingham, GB (HQ)
Loxley House 2 Oakwood Court
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Pendragon Financials and Metrics

Pendragon Revenue

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Pendragon's revenue was reported to be £4.63 b in FY, 2018 which is a 2.4% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

4.6b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

(2.4%)

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

550.5m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

11.9%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(50.5m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

145.5m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(14.4m)

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

261.9m

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

0.2

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

51.4m
Pendragon's current market capitalization is £261.9 m.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

4.5b4.7b4.6b

Revenue growth, %

2%4%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

4.0b4.2b4.1b

Gross profit

559.6m552.9m550.5m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

4.0m2.1m1.2m3.0m14.7m9.5m7.5m114.3m82.1m19.7m52.6m58.4m91.4m138.8m84.0m53.3m51.4m

Accounts Receivable

14.2m41.1m42.6m36.5m40.5m49.0m38.0m42.7m84.0m99.9m140.9m115.8m40.6m51.9m61.9m61.2m60.3m45.9m

Inventories

90.0m159.5m207.9m134.6m160.6m267.2m239.9m255.2m446.8m641.8m850.2m786.5m602.5m676.1m830.6m846.2m1.0b959.6m

Current Assets

180.2m297.2m366.4m291.2m292.7m408.7m346.8m359.6m773.8m904.4m1.2b1.1b777.2m897.0m1.1b1.1b1.2b1.3b
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

8.3m10.2m12.9m13.0m2.6m20.2m24.0m30.5m44.1m43.1m68.8m43.2m41.1m49.8m72.9m55.5m53.3m(50.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

17.3m4.3m27.4m75.1m42.3m62.4m62.9m59.1m167.1m70.6m128.0m92.0m104.7m69.1m119.5m60.1m92.8m52.4m

Dividends Paid

3.8m5.7m7.3m7.9m8.6m8.9m9.2m9.5m12.5m15.6m17.4m2.8m8.6m17.4m20.3m21.3m22.5m

Cash From Financing Activities

9.5m44.6m22.1m54.4m18.6m12.6m(42.3m)(32.1m)190.5m(122.5m)54.0m(33.6m)(88.9m)(10.3m)1.4m(71.1m)(22.6m)(32.0m)
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

4 x
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Pendragon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

98/100

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Pendragon Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Pendragon Online and Social Media Presence

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Pendragon News and Updates

Car dealer Pendragon speeds into profit as cost cuts cushion pandemic blow

British car dealer Pendragon has recovered from a pre-tax loss of £31m in the first half of 2020 to finish The post Car dealer Pendragon speeds into profit as cost cuts cushion pandemic blow appeared first on CityAM.

Car dealer Pendragon returns to profit after first half loss

Car dealer Pendragon said that trading had shown a “significant improvement” in July and August after the company posted a The post Car dealer Pendragon returns to profit after first half loss appeared first on CityAM.

UPDATE 2-UK's Pendragon names industry veteran as CEO to navigate challenges

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UPDATE 1-UK's Pendragon names industry veteran Bill Berman as CEO

Auto dealership Pendragon has named interim boss Bill Berman as its new chief executive officer, putting the former operating chief of leading U.S. peer AutoNation in charge a year after his recruitment to the UK company's board.

Pendragon shares slump as U.K. car dealer warns on Brexit impact

Shares of Pendragon slumped 9% in London trade as the U.K. car dealer reported a "challenging" first half as revenue dropped 0.8% to £2.46 billion pounds and a £32.2 million underlying loss before tax. Saying the heightened political and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on consumer confidence, Pendr…

Car dealer Pendragon swings to loss

Car dealership firm Pendragon has posted a pre-tax loss of more than £32m as it cited “very challenging” market conditions [...] The post Car dealer Pendragon swings to loss as it gives gloomy outlook for rest of year appeared first on CityAM.
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Pendragon Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Pendragon key executives?

    Pendragon's key executives are Mark Willis, Bill Berman and Mike Wright.

  • How many employees does Pendragon have?

    Pendragon has 5,536 employees.

  • What is Pendragon revenue?

    Latest Pendragon annual revenue is £4.6 b.

  • What is Pendragon revenue per employee?

    Latest Pendragon revenue per employee is £835.8 k.

  • Who are Pendragon competitors?

    Competitors of Pendragon include JCT600, Pak Suzuki and Walser.

  • Where is Pendragon headquarters?

    Pendragon headquarters is located at Loxley House 2 Oakwood Court, Nottingham.

  • Where are Pendragon offices?

    Pendragon has an office in Nottingham.

  • How many offices does Pendragon have?

    Pendragon has 1 office.