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Ruralco Holdings Limited
Diversified Commercial & Professional Services

Current Price Data+

Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
$3.64 $3.68 $3.68 $3.64 $3.70 3600 $0.06 ( 1.62% )
  • +Security prices are delayed by least 20 minutes and are indicative only.

Current Broker Consensus Recommendation


Company Overview

Business Description
Ruralco Holdings Limited (RHL) is an agribusiness company operating under its own brands with over 500 outlets across Australia. RHL sells and markets its products to rural and related industries (merchandising) and agency services in relation to real estate, livestock, wool, grain, water, fertiliser and financial services.
Strategy Analysis
RHL's point of differentiation is its local service, knowledge and independence. Its businesses around the country operate under their own brands. They have their own cultures, service models and value propositions. This is designed to meet the demands of their local or regional markets and to make the most of their own conditions and opportunities. RHL is focussed on improving the efficiency of operations, organically growing profits from existing businesses and diversifying operations across geographies and sectors. Ruralco Holdings reported NPAT down 7.54% to $13.85m for the year ended 30 September 2012. Revenue from ordinary activities were $1,136.31m, up 13.3% from last year. Diluted EPS was 25.12 cents compared to 26.83 cents last year. Net operating cash flow was $15.35m compared to $53.04m last year. The final dividend declared was 10 cents, taking the full year dividend to 20 cents compared with 18 cents last year.

Financial Summary

Year to Sep NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2016 F 0.0 27.1 10.2% 13.4 18.0 5.0% 0.0%
2015 F 0.0 24.6 61.2% 14.8 17.0 4.7% 0.0%
2014 A 14.2 15.3 -0.8% 11.0 32.0 9.5% 100.0%

Peer Comparison

Company Mkt Cap EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F 2014 A 2015 F 2016 F
Brambles (BXB) $17,189M -0.1222 0.1999 0.0947 26.8084 22.3422 20.4093 2.46% 2.56% 2.66%
Downer EDI (DOW) $1,959M 0.0083 -0.0128 -0.0339 9.7826 9.9097 10.2576 5.11% 5.44% 5.56%
Mineral Resources (MIN) $1,298M 0.3748 -0.6440 -0.2877 5.1692 14.5195 20.3829 8.96% 2.89% 2.89%
McMillan Shakespeare (MMS) $978M -0.1123 0.1960 0.1423 16.4374 13.7435 12.0318 4.35% 4.69% 5.19%
Ruralco Holdings (RHL) $288M -0.0077 -0.1942 0.1024 12.1153 15.0345 13.6380 8.65% 4.59% 4.86%

Financial Summary

Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
Company 1.31 13.40 1.33 10.00
Market 0.94 16.90 1.33 2.35
Sector 0.95 13.80 1.46 1.57


Name Position Start Date
Mr Richard A F England Chairman 09/07/2002
Mr John Steven Maher Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director 02/10/2006
Mr Michael John Millner Non-Executive Director 01/09/2003
Mr Ross Burney Non-Executive Director 01/09/2014
Mr John Harold Tuskin Non-Executive Director 01/10/2013
Ms Elizabeth Johnstone Non-Executive Director 01/09/2014
Ms Trudy Vonhoff Non-Executive Director 01/09/2014


Name Position
Ruth Martin Chief Financial Officer
Susannah Ball Company Secretary
Angie Somann-Crawford Company Secretary,General Counsel
Greg O'neil General Manager - CRT, Group Marketing & Communications
Travis Dillon General Manager - Rural Retail
Ricky Maybury General Manager - Rural Supplies & Water Services
Steve Williams General Manager - Total Eden Networks

Substantial Shareholders

Holding Name
20,344,324 (26.32%) Neale Edwards Pty Ltd
15,947,792 (20.63%) Washington H Soul Pattinson and Co Ltd
10,097,031 (13.06%) Kaplan Equity Limited

Calendar of Events

Date Event
23 December 2015 Report (Annual)
17 November 2015 Report (Prelim)
19 May 2015 Report (Interim)
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