Consensus estimates

Analyst Ratings and Forecasts

Consensus estimates (as at 8 April 2019)

Analyst Ratings

 

Outperform

10

Hold

5

Underperform

0

 

 

Share price (8 April 2019) :

4,865

Historic PE ratio (CY 2018) :

28.0

Forward PE ratio (CY 2019) :

25.2

Forward PE ratio (CY 2020) :

21.8

Dividend yield (historic - CY 2018) :

1.2%

 

Analyst Forecasts

Forecasts based on 10 analysts models published post 2018 Preliminary results (issued 1 March 2019) and with data on a consistent basis 

Financial Year Average High Low
Total Income £m Dec 2019 2,264 2,323 2,166
Dec 2020 2,430 2,516 2,320
      Dec 2021 2,600 2,726 2,498
 
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation  Dec 2019 1,181 1,214 1,097
Dec 2020 1,322 1,358 1,248
Dec 2021 1,448 1,491 1,394
 
Adjusted Operating profit £m Dec 2019 987 1,019 902
Dec 2020 1,111 1,143 1,029
      Dec 2021 1,229 1,296 1,169
 
Adjusted basic EPS (pence) Dec 2019 192.7 199.0 175.1
Dec 2020 223.3 230.8 207.1
      Dec 2021 247.9 261.9 231.8
 
Dividend (pence) Dec 2019 67.4 70.2 63.3
Dec 2020 76.5 83.3 64.3
Dec 2021 84.4 96.8 64.6
 
 
Actuals
Adjusted
operating Adjusted
Continuing operations only: Income profit basic EPS Dividend
£m £m (pence) (pence)
Dec 2018 2,135 931 173.8 60.4
Dec 2017 1,955 915 148.7 51.6
Dec 2016^ 1,657 686 124.7 43.2
Dec 2015^ 1,419 585 103.4 36.0
Dec 2014* 1,381 558 103.3 22.5
Mar 2014 1,213 515 98.6 28.4
Mar 2013 853 430 97.0 27.2
Mar 2012 815 442 92.6 26.1
Mar 2011 675 341 67.9 24.7
Mar 2010 628 280 55.4 22.5
Mar 2009 671 341 68.3 22.5
Mar 2008 Pro Forma # 667 345 67.3 22.1
Mar 2007 350 188 51.8 16.6
Mar 2006 298 122 34.5 11.1

^ 2015 and 2016 continuing operations exclude businesses sold, being Russell Investment Management and Proquote 

* Change of financial year with effect from 1 April 2014, Dec 2014 dividend declared of 22.5p is in respect of 9 month period April to December 2014.

Adjusted earnings per share and dividends have been restated for the year ended 31 March 2014 and prior years, for the September 2014 rights issue

# Financial information for the year ended 31 March 2008 includes information for the Italian group and its subsidiaries on a pro forma basis as if Borsa Italiana was part of the Group since 1 April 2007 (actual merger date 1 October 2007).

The sell-side analysts who cover London Stock Exchange Group plc and whose estimates are included in the above-outlined consensus are listed here.

Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding London Stock Exchange Group plc performance made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of the London Stock Exchange Group plc or its management. The number of analysts that are included in the above consensus may differ from the total number of analysts that cover the London Stock Exchange Group plc, due to out of date forecasts (more than 6 months since update) or change at the analysts' company.