Persimmon Homes is proud to be one of the UK's leading housebuilders. We build around 10,000 beautifully designed new homes each year in more than 400 prime locations nationwide. Along with our sister companies Charles Church, Westbury Partnerships and Hillreed Homes, we are committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.
York, GB
Size (employees)
4,188 (est)
Persimmon was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in York, GB

Persimmon Office Locations

Persimmon has offices in York, Lowestoft, Peterborough, Witham and in 23 other locations
York, GB (HQ)
Persimmon House
Leeds, GB
York Rd
Wolverhampton, GB
Venture Court Broadlands
Birmingham, GB
Tameside Dr
Malmesbury, GB
Tetbury Hill
Exeter, GB
Mallard Rd
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Persimmon Data and Metrics

Persimmon Financial Metrics

Persimmon's revenue was reported to be £3.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

871.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

625.3 m

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

7.6 b

Closing share price (21-Sep-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

913 m
Persimmon's current market capitalization is £7.6 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.1 b2.6 b2.9 b3.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.7 b2 b2.2 b2.3 b

Gross profit

435.4 m571.8 m737.3 m871.4 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


204.3 m378.4 m570.4 m913 m

Accounts Receivable

39.4 m43.5 m57.7 m49.3 m

Current Assets

2.5 b2.9 b3.3 b3.7 b


301 m276.2 m293 m269.3 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

241.6 m396.5 m494.4 m698.2 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(232.7 m)(214.6 m)(292.6 m)(341.7 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(79.9 m)(95 m)(107.6 m)(149.5 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Persimmon Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Average Active Sites


Homes Legally Completed

1.98 k1.06 k599

Owned And Controlled Land Bank Plots

87.72 k93.65 k97.19 k

Average Selling Price Per Unit

£190.67 k£199.17 k£206.77 k
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Persimmon Market Value History

Traffic Overview of Persimmon

Persimmon Online and Social Media Presence

Persimmon News and Updates

FTSE 100 rises as Persimmon update boosts housebuilders

The UK stock market opens higher, with shares in housebuilder Persimmon up after it reports strong sales.

Persimmon shrugs off Brexit vote but says it's staying cautious

Housebuilders' shares were among the hardest hit after the Brexit vote - but it seems investors may have been over-cautious, after Persimmon reported a 19 per cent jump in sales. The figures In a trading statement this morning Persimmon, the UK's biggest housebuilder, said since it reported it…

In the kitchen: Persimmons and oven tips

In a sign that the seasons are finally changing in Southern California, we were reminded of what rain looks like  this week, with cooler temperatures and a larger storm expected toward the week’s end. That, and persimmons are hitting the market, the colorful fruit a staple of fall and winter dis…

Farmers market report: Persimmons are in season. We have recipes

What’s in season: Persimmons can be neatly divided into two types, although there are a number of varieties: Hachiyas are acorn-shaped and need to be softened before you use them; squat Fuyus, shaped more like tomatoes, can be eaten crisp. Hachiya or Japanese persimmons are the most widely avail…

Persimmon's profit jumps as demand remains "robust" after the Brexit vote

Housebuilder Persimmon brushed off any worries the company has been hit by Brexit as it posted a strong set of half year results today. The company's share price was up 4.24 per cent in afternoon trading after it announced profit before tax jumped 29 per cent in the six months to the end of June,…
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