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 News and Updates

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 …

People are comparing these highlighters to Fenty Beauty — and they're only $1

An Instagram post featuring $1 highlighters is going viral. All of the products are available from the dollar beauty store Miss A. The L.A. Colors highlighter has been compared to Fenty Beauty's Trophy Wife. From toddlers teaching us how to apply Fenty Beauty makeup to grown-ups who have managed…

£600,000 available for young people’s sports providers from Persimmon Homes

Persimmon Homes is offering young people’s amateur sport providers monthly grants of £750 until the end of year as well as the chance to win much bigger cash prizes. Through the Persimmon Healthy Communities programme, Persimmon Homes has been giving away 30 monthly donations of £750 each since May …
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