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)
4,526 (est)+9%
Persimmon was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in York, GB
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Persimmon Office Locations

Persimmon has offices in Lowestoft, Peterborough, Witham, Maidenhead and in 23 other locations
York, GB (HQ)
Persimmon House
Bathgate, GB
Old Well Court
Birmingham, GB
Tameside Dr
Bowburn, GB
Durham Rd
Camberley, GB
Knoll Rd
Exeter, GB
Mallard Rd
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Persimmon Financials and Metrics

Persimmon Financials

Persimmon's revenue was reported to be £3.14 b in FY, 2016 which is a 8.1% 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 (31-Oct-2017)

8.6 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

913 m
Persimmon's current market capitalization is £8.6 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)
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Persimmon Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Active Outlets

892 637 385

Average Active Sites

380 380 380

Homes Sold Total

13.51 k14.57 k15.17 k

Owned And Controlled Land Bank Plots

87.72 k93.65 k97.19 k
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Persimmon Online and Social Media Presence

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Persimmon News and Updates

Persimmon mauled by MPs over 'egregious' exec pay plan

Persimmon has faced a mauling from MPs today as the head of its remuneration committee said she didn't know how much the average worker was paid by the troubled housebuilder.  At a hearing of the business, energy and industrial strategy committee (BEIS), chair MP Rachel  Reeves said the Persimmon…

Persimmon in close shave as almost half of shareholders reject pay report

Housebuilder Persimmon narrowly avoided a full-blown shareholder revolt today, as almost half of voting shareholders refused to approve a pay report which had awarded boss Jeff Fairburn a £110m bonus. The results of Persimmon's annual general meeting (AGM), which came out late this afternoon, rev…

Boss's bonus "tarnishes Persimmon's name", as AGM "too close to call"

One of housebuilder Persimmon's top-ten shareholders has blasted the "excessive" pay of its boss Jeff Fairburn for "tarnishing" the company's name, at its annual general meeting (AGM) earlier today. Euan Stirling, head of stewardship at Aberdeen Standard Investments which owns 2.3 per cent of Per…

Persimmon is under pressure on paying the "real living wage" at today's AGM

Major investors with £23bn under management are today set to pile the pressure on housebuilder Persimmon to pay its employees the “real living wage”. At Persimmon’s annual general meeting, the company will be presented with a petition calling for it to accredit with the Living Wage Foundation, a …

Persimmon pay could cause revolt as investors baulk at boss's £100m bonus

Housebuilder Persimmon could take a battering at its annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, as disgruntled investors prepare to turn down a pay report which handed its chief executive a £100m bonus. Though Jeff Fairburn will only receive £75m of the reward, having pledged in February to give …

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