Countplus Limited (CUP)



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General Information
Company Name: Countplus Limited
Stock Code: CUP
Website: www.countplus.com.au
GICS Sub-Industry: Research & Consulting Services
Market Cap ($M): 126
Equiv. Shares (M): 112

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 1.135 $ 1.140 $ 1.155 $ 1.135 $ 1.130 32,000 $ 0.005  0.442 %

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation more
Recommendation: Hold (3)
Recommendation Date: 12th Nov 2014
Brokers Surveyed: 1

Company Overview

Business Description:
Countplus Limited (CUP) is a professional services aggregation network of 21 businesses and their subsidiaries across Australia, primarily providing accounting and wealth advisory services. CUP’s network includes 18 accounting/business advisory firms, one financial planning specialist, a property services group and a financial planning dealer group. CUP operates out of 37 offices in 19 towns and cities across Australia.


Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2014  A 10.9 10.1 1.5 17.7 12.0 6.7 100.0
2013  A 11.1 10.0 -2.4 15.8 12.0 7.6 100.0
2012  A 11.3 10.2 -19.8 13.0 12.0 9.0 100.0
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F 2012 A 2013 F 2014 F
Countplus (CUP) $129 M 0.0150 -- -- 11.4511 -- -- 10.34 -- --

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth P/S Ratio
CUP -- 11.2 2.49 -- 0.98
Market 0.91 15.2 1.19 2.02 1.50
Sector 0.97 12.8 1.33 1.78 0.86

Directors
Name Position Start Date
Mr Michael James Spurr Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 10 August 2007
Mr Barry Martin Lambert Executive Chairman 10 August 2007
Mr Philip Rix Executive Director 01 April 2012
Mr Donald (Don) Kenneth Sharp Non-Executive Director 06 September 2010
Mr Graeme Hilton George Fowler Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 19 August 2010

Management
Name Position
Arlette Jubian Company Secretary,Group Financial Controller

Substantial Shareholders
Holding Name
40,945,747 (37.18%) Count financial limited

Calendar of Events
Date Event
29 September 2015 Report (Annual)
19 August 2015 Report (Prelim)
26 February 2015 Report (Interim)
16 February 2015 Div Pay Date
23 January 2015 Books Close
21 January 2015 Div Ex Date
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