Senior plc

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Senior plc
Type Public
Traded as LSESNR
Industry Manufacturing
Founded 1933
Headquarters Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Key people Martin Clark (Chairman of the board), Mark Rollins (CEO)
Products Components and systems for vehicle and aerospace manufacturers and energy producers
Revenue £775.1 million (2013)[1]
Operating income £93.3 million (2013)[1]
Profit £71.4 million (2013)[1]
Website www.seniorplc.com

Senior plc is the holding company for a global group of firms in the manufacturing and engineering industries, headquartered in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. The Company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

History[edit]

Senior was originally established in 1933 by a group of former employees of Green's Economisers Ltd. as a rival concern.[2] The company was listed on the London Stock Exchange as Senior Economisers Limited in 1947.[2]

Operations[edit]

Senior's constituent companies are grouped in two divisions: Aerospace, which manufactures components and systems for clients in the aerospace industry; and Flexonics, which primarily supplies the automotive and energy industries.

Financial information[edit]

Senior plc financial results.[1]
Year to April Revenue (£million) EBIT (£m) Net profit (£m) Earnings per share (p)
2013 775.1 93.3 71.4 17.2
2012 712.0 94.5 66.6 17.1
2011 640.7 83.0 55.0 13.7
2010 566.9 62.2 40.4 10.1
2009 540.1 61.0 39.0 8.9
2008 562.4 59.8 39.2 10.6
2007 470.7 41.5 27.9 7.7
2006 387.9 24.5 15.2 4.7
2005 338.6 19.6 12.1 3.8
2004 306.8 17.1 6.5 3.4
2003 322.9 18.9 4.6 3.0

Note: Accounts to 2003 prepared according to United Kingdom Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Accounts from 2004 onwards prepared according to International Financial Reporting Standards.

Shareholder structure[edit]

At 26 February 2010 seven institutions held a share of greater than 3% in Senior. Of these, the largest stakeholders were BlackRock (12.28%), Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (8.50%), Henderson Global Investors (7.40%), Legal & General Asset Management (6.39%).[3] All of the company's shares are considered free float.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Preliminary Results 2013
  2. ^ a b "History of the Senior plc Group". Senior plc. Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  3. ^ "Annual Report 2009". Senior. Retrieved 2008-07-05. 

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