Vertu Motors

Vertu Motors plc was formed in late 2006 to acquire and consolidate UK motor retail businesses. It was founded as a new entrant into the UK motor retail sector and is listed on the AIM market (UK:VTU). The Vertu Motors group operates a nationwide chain of franchised motor dealerships offering sale, servicing, parts and bodyshop facilities for new and used car and commercial vehicles. The group operates many of its dealerships as Bristol Street Motors. Bristol Street Motors originated nearly 100 years ago as a single Ford dealership located on Bristol Street in central Birmingham. Since those early days the business has grown to become one of the largest automotive retail brands in the UK. The Group also operates a number of Premium franchise dealerships such as Volvo, Volkswagen and Land Rover and Jaguar and is the largest operator of Honda dealerships in the UK. In 2010 Vertu Motors expanded into Scotland, trading under the Macklin Motors brand. Vertu Motors plc is now the 6th largest motor retailer in the United Kingdom and was awarded the Motor Trader Dealer Group of the Year award in 2008 and was Best Dealer Group in the 2012 Motability Supplier Awards.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Team Valley Trading Estate, GB
Founded
2007
Size (employees)
4,663 (est)
Vertu Motors was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Team Valley Trading Estate, GB

Vertu Motors Office Locations

Vertu Motors has an office in Team Valley Trading Estate
Team Valley Trading Estate, GB (HQ)
Fifth Avenue Business Park

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Vertu Motors Financial Metrics

Vertu Motors's revenue was reported to be £2.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 17% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.4 b

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

17%

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

263.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

11%

Net income (FY, 2016)

20.7 m

Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

173.9 m

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)

0.4

Cash (29-Feb-2016)

43.9 m
Vertu Motors's current market capitalization is £173.9 m.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.7 b2.1 b2.4 b

Revenue growth, %

23%17%

Cost of goods sold

1.5 b1.8 b2.2 b

Gross profit

192.2 m228.1 m263.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

11%11%11%

Operating expense total

176 m206.4 m236.1 m

Pre tax profit

15.8 m21 m26 m

Net Income

12.4 m16.5 m20.7 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

36.9 m19.3 m43.9 m

Accounts Receivable

19.5 m29.1 m35.7 m

Current Assets

414.4 m468.9 m638.3 m

PP&E

119.4 m138.2 m156.5 m

Goodwill

44.4 m52.8 m70.9 m

Total Assets

578.2 m659.8 m865.6 m

Accounts Payable

342.1 m399.1 m557.1 m

Current Liabilities

400.2 m470.2 m641.6 m

Total Liabilities

414.8 m480.2 m667.8 m

Retained Earnings

9.9 m13.6 m20.7 m

Total Equity

163.4 m179.6 m197.9 m

Financial Leverage

3.5 x3.7 x4.4 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

44.5 m20.9 m56.7 m

Cash From Financing Activities

37.1 m(4.8 m)10.1 m

Income Taxes Paid

(3.4 m)(4.5 m)(5.3 m)
GBPY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

1.1 m

Financial Leverage

4.4 x

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