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GKN Share Price (GKN)

366.80 +23.70 (+6.91%) delayed: 11:26AM BST
Bid price 366.70 Open price 350.00
Ask price 366.90 Prev close 343.10
High price 368.90 Spread 0.05%
Low price 350.00 Volume 3,499,559

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GKN Share Price Information

Name GKN Epic GKN
Sector Automobiles & Parts ISIN GB0030646508
Activites GKN is a leading global supplier to the world's automotive and aerospace manufacturers. GKN provides technology-based, highly engineered products requiring complex manufacturing to virtually all of the world's major producers of automotive vehicles, military and civil aircraft and aero engines. GKN operates in more than 30 countries and employs 39,000 people in its subsidiaries and 4,000 people in its joint ventures. Index FTSE 100

GKN Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 366.80 Net Gearing (%) 68.28
Market Capitalisation (£m) 5,646.79 Gross Gearing (%) 71.23
Shares in issue (m) 1,640.55 Debt Ratio 60.34
P/E Ratio 14.22 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.62
Total dividends per share (p) 7.90 Assets / Equity Ratio 3.48
Dividend Yield (%) 2.30 Price to book value 3.15
Dividend cover (x) 4.19 ROCE 0.09
Earning per share (p) 24.20 EPS Growth (%) -19.87
52 week high / low 417.80 / 321.00 DPS Growth (%) 9.72

GKN Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
04/06/2014 SELL Andrew Reynolds Smith ED 100,000
20/03/2014 BUY Adam Walker FD 65,000
27/02/2014 TIN Marcus Bryson ED 53,278
27/02/2014 SELL Marcus Bryson ED 53,278
24/09/2013 DRIP William Seeger RES 4,367

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GKN Company News

10:40 29/07/2014

GKN shares move ahead strongly

Shares in GKN had jumped around 6.5% by mid morning after earlier reporting a 6% increase in pre-tax profit. The interim dividend has been increased by 8% to 2.8p per share (up 6% on a normally weighted basis). At 10:37am: (LON:GKN) GKN PLC share price was +21.95p at 365.05p Story provided...

08:39 29/07/2014

FTSE modestly higher in early deals on upbeat earnings...

MORNING REPORT: The headline index was modestly higher in early deals this morning, with investors encouraged by a flurry of upbeat earnings from the likes of BP, Next, Mondi and GKN... In early trade, the FTSE100 was up 16.78 points at 6,804.85 and the FTSE250 ahead 32.82 points at 15,649.35....

07:35 29/07/2014

GKN pre-tax profits up

GKN reports profit before tax (management basis) of £296m for the six months to the end of June - up 6% on last time. GKN said £24m of adverse currency this half offset restructuring costs of £25m in the first half of 2013. Sales increased 6% organically, but 1% lower after £247m currency...

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GKN Share Price Discussions

9 months ago

GKN - a UK-based global engineering business (GKN)

. A FTSE-100 company with a narrow bid-offer spread. Manufactures and supplies components and vehicle structures to automotive, aerospace, mining and agricultural industries. Approximately 39,000 people work in GKN companies and joint ventures in more than 30 countries...

more than 1 year ago

How bad would GKN be effected if Ford went into chapter 11? (GKN)

These shares have been on a downward slope for 12 months, the directors have not been buying and brokers are pessimistic. We know it is exposed to a weak dollar but does anybody what percentage of its turnover it sells to Ford. With talk in the US internets sites of it going into chapter 11...

more than 1 year ago

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