PZC.L - PZ Cussons Plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
240.40
-4.20 (-1.72%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close244.60
Open239.51
Bid205.00 x 70000
Ask0.00 x 83200
Day's range238.80 - 243.80
52-week range199.70 - 367.80
Volume1,479,909
Avg. volume541,715
Market cap1.006B
Beta1.04
PE ratio (TTM)15.22
EPS (TTM)15.80
Earnings date24 Jul 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.08 (3.59%)
Ex-dividend dateN/A
1y target est274.67
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    Sky Newslast month

    UK bathing woes create stink for profits at PZ Cussons

    Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) in PZ Cussons (LSE: PZC.L - news) lost more than a quarter of their value early on Thursday morning after the company issued a profit warning. The consumer goods firm, which includes the Imperial Leather soap and Original Source shower gel brands in its stable, said it had failed to see a pick-up in sales in two key areas of operations since its last trading update. It said these were its Nigeria milk and UK soap businesses, adding that it had not been immune from the Brexit-linked challenges facing the retail sector .

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    Britain's FTSE back in the black, Unilever slips after UK snub

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  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BUZZ-PZ Cussons: worst day ever after profit warning

    ** UK-based consumer products company PZ Cussons' shares down 22 pct, biggest ever one-day drop, after warns on full-year profit ** Cites weakness in the UK and Nigeria ** Co anticipates profit before ...

  • Reuterslast month

    Soap maker PZ Cussons warns on profit, shares see worst day ever

    PZ Cussons has been hit by the devaluation of Nigerian currency Naira, while its UK consumers have been shopping cautiously due to general cost inflation and economic uncertainty. The company, which counts Nigeria as its biggest market and sells soaps to milk powder to electric goods in the African nation, said it would review its milk business in Nigeria with an objective of returning it to profitability. PZ Cussons also said it would look to cut overhead base, review product costs, and re-prioritise the group's new product pipeline to focus on fewer, bigger projects.

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    Bloomberg3 months ago

    Cash-Strapped Brits Scrimp on Soap as Consumer Cutbacks Deepen

    Penny-pinching Britons are so concerned about the state of their finances that they’re now even saving on soap, at least according to PZ Cussons Plc.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    BUZZ-PZ Cussons: weakens despite in-line H1 results

    ** Soap & shampoo maker PZ Cussons down c3 pct & near bottom of FTSE 250 in volume, retreating after solid recent run ** Weakness comes in spite of in-line H1 results reflecting what was flagged in mid ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Unilever and consumer rivals raise bets on Nigeria

    With Africa's most populous country out of recession, and the wider region on the path to growth, the world's consumer goods companies are looking to cash in. Last month, Unilever opened a $12 million Blue Band margarine factory in Nigeria's southwestern state of Ogun so that it does not have to import margarine from Ghana, as it has in recent years.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Unilever and consumer rivals raise bets on Nigeria

    With Africa's most populous country out of recession, and the wider region on the path to growth, the world's consumer goods companies are looking to cash in. Last month, Unilever opened a $12 million Blue Band margarine factory in Nigeria's southwestern state of Ogun so that it does not have to import margarine from Ghana, as it has in recent years. Another way Unilever (ULVR.L) is tailoring its operations to the local market is by offering smaller pack sizes of a range of products, from tea to stock cubes, to appeal to more customers in a country and region plagued by poverty and inequality.

  • Reuters4 months ago

    PZ Cussons warns of lower half year operating profit; shares fall

    PZ Cussons's business in Africa, which accounts for 43 percent of its total sales, has been hit by weak market condition in Nigeria stemming from the devaluation of Naira. The maker of Original Source shower gel counts Nigeria as its biggest market, where it sells soaps to milk powder to electric goods. Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, is suffering its worst financial crisis in decades as a slump in oil revenues hammers public finances and the naira.

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