Severn Trent

Severn Trent plc is a UK water company that is traded on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. Severn Trent, the trading name owned by the above company applies to a group of companies employing more than 15,000 people across the UK, US and mainland Europe, with some involvement in the Middle East. The main companies in the group are Severn Trent Water and Severn Trent Services.
Company Growth (employees)
Coventry, GB
Size (employees)
7,634 (est)+3%
Severn Trent was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Coventry, GB

Severn Trent Office Locations

Severn Trent has offices in Coventry, Midland, Stafford, Derby and in 11 other locations
Coventry, GB (HQ)
Severn Trent Centre 2 St John's St
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Severn Trent Data and Metrics

Severn Trent Financial Metrics

Severn Trent's revenue was reported to be £1.8 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.8 b

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


Net income (FY, 2016)

332 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

5.2 b

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Mar-2016)

55.2 m
Severn Trent's current market capitalization is £5.2 b.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.8 b1.8 b1.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

318.9 m148.2 m322.3 m

Net Income

471.8 m115.5 m332 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


123.2 m176.7 m55.2 m

Accounts Receivable

316.4 m395.5 m403.8 m

Current Assets

693 m816.1 m593.5 m


7.1 b7.5 b7.8 b


95 m83.6 m87 m

Total Assets

7.9 b8.4 b8.4 b

Accounts Payable

56.6 m32.7 m18.1 m

Current Liabilities

655.7 m1 b759.2 m

Total Liabilities

6.8 b7.7 b7.4 b

Retained Earnings

249.6 m(77.8 m)133 m

Total Equity

1.1 b755.6 m1 b

Financial Leverage

7.3 x11.2 x8.3 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

757.4 m731.5 m764.1 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(566.8 m)(244.6 m)(542.4 m)

Income Taxes Paid

152.9 m(32.7 m)9.7 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

8.3 x

Severn Trent Operating Metrics

Severn Trent's Customers was reported to be 4.5 m in FY, 2017, which is a 5% increase from the previous period
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


3.3 m4.3 m4.5 m

Water Supply, million litres

1.8 k1.8 k1.85 k

Waste Water Collected, million litres per day

1.4 k1.4 k2.6 k

Severn Trent Market Value History

Severn Trent Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of Severn Trent

Severn Trent Online and Social Media Presence

Severn Trent News and Updates

Locals' attempts to thwart Severn Trent's Dee Valley Water takeover fails

Locals' attempts to thwart the takeover of a Welsh water company has failed after Severn Trent's bid to pick up Dee Valley Water has been given the go-ahead in the High Court. The court decided the £84m deal by the FTSE 100 firm, initially agreed back in November, could go ahead, though it adjour…

Welsh water bidding war heats up after locals block Severn Trent takeover

An investment company is still hopeful of buying a Welsh water company, with angry locals seeking to block the rival bid in an unprecedented case of shareholder activism. FTSE 100-listed utility firm Severn Trent agreed an £84m, £18.25-per-share, takeover for Dee Valley Water in November. Howe…

Water, water everywhere: utility firms get green light to sell beyond local regions

Deregulation of the big water companies will allow them to sell to business clients all over the country. But will it really be good news for consumers?The biggest shakeup in the water industry since privatisation nearly 30 years ago will begin in April, with business customers for the first time al…
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