Purplebricks Group engages in estate agency business. The Company provides web-based services relating to the sale of properties. Purplebricks Group offers property search, reviews, valuation, consulting and listings services.

Company Growth (employees)
Shirley, GB
Size (employees)
884 (est)+4%
PurpleBricks was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Shirley, GB

Key People at PurpleBricks

Michael Bruce

Michael Bruce

Founder and CEO
David Shepherd

David Shepherd

Founder & Product Director
Kenny Bruce

Kenny Bruce

Founder & Sales Director
Eric Eckardt

Eric Eckardt


PurpleBricks Office Locations

PurpleBricks has an office in Shirley
Shirley, GB (HQ)
7 Cranmore Place Cranmore Dr

PurpleBricks Data and Metrics

PurpleBricks Financial Metrics

PurpleBricks's revenue was reported to be £18.6 m in FY, 2016 which is a 448% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

18.6 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

10.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(11.9 m)

Cash (30-Apr-2016)

30.5 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


11.9 k3.4 m18.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

141.6 k1.4 m8 m

Gross profit

(129.7 k)2 m10.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

2.2 m7.4 m22.5 m

Pre tax profit

(2.3 m)(5.4 m)(11.9 m)

Net Income

(2.1 m)(5.4 m)(11.9 m)
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.4 m4.6 m30.5 m

Accounts Receivable

12 k238.1 k1 m

Current Assets

2.2 m5.4 m33.4 m


36.3 k63.2 k217.4 k


54.7 k137.9 k370.8 k

Total Assets

2.3 m5.6 m34 m

Accounts Payable

596.4 k552.9 k2.7 m

Current Liabilities

684.1 k1.2 m6 m

Total Liabilities

684.1 k1.2 m6 m

Retained Earnings

(2.1 m)(5.4 m)(11.9 m)

Total Equity

1.6 m4.4 m28.1 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.3 x1.2 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

(2.3 m)(4.7 m)(7.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

3.7 m8.1 m33.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

265.9 k
GBPY, 2016


91.7 k

Financial Leverage

1.2 x

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PurpleBricks News and Updates

This is why Purplebricks' share price is up 20 per cent

Purplebricks' share price has shot up 19 per cent this morning after the company announced a total revenue growth of 159 per cent. The figures The estate agents reported a UK gross profit of £10.2m for the six months ending 31 October, up from £4.1m during the same period last year. UK revenue…

Purplebricks: Making estate agents proud to admit their line of work

"Every time you mention the word ‘estate agent,’ everyone gets a little bit of a smile on their face and an inner feeling of unhappiness,” says Michael Bruce, chief executive at Purplebricks, the online estate agency that has turned the industry on its head in a little over four years. Bruce has …

Purplebricks heads Down Under with Australian launch

Online estate agent Purplebricks has embarked on its first foray outside of the UK, launching ventures in Australia over the weekend, with new services focused on Melbourne and Brisbane. The firm, which is backed by star investor Neil Woodford, first revealed plans to expand Down Under in June as…

Purplebricks' revenues soar over 400 per cent as it eyes up Australia

Online estate agents Purplebricks today announced a jump in revenues as it sets its sights on the Australian property market. The figures Revenues for the 12 months ending 30 April were up by 448 per cent, rising from £3.4m in 2015 to £18.6m this year. Gross profits also jumped, up from £2m…
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