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Capita PLC

Sector: IndustrialsSub-Industry: Diversified Support Services
Country: United Kingdom

About Capita PLC

Company Description

Capita PLC is a British professional services firm that provides a wide range of business process outsourcing and professional support services to both public and private sector clients. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in London, England.

Capita operates across a variety of sectors, including healthcare, education, government, insurance, and financial services. Some of its core services include customer management, software solutions, IT services, HR and recruitment, and property and infrastructure services.

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65 Gresham Street, EC2V 7NQ London – United Kingdom

Financial statements

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Line item in (gbp) 01.01.2021 01.01.2022 02.01.2022 01.01.2023
Assets N/A 3,142,400,000.00 N/A 2,552,600,000.00
Noncurrent Assets N/A 2,115,500,000.00 N/A 1,691,900,000.00
Property Plant And Equipment N/A 129,000,000.00 N/A 101,100,000.00
Goodwill N/A 951,700,000.00 N/A 605,900,000.00
Intangible Assets Other Than Goodwill N/A 147,300,000.00 N/A 106,000,000.00
Investment Accounted For Using Equity Method N/A 700,000.00 N/A 200,000.00
Noncurrent Receivables N/A 15,700,000.00 N/A 15,800,000.00
Deferred Tax Assets N/A 176,000,000.00 N/A 189,500,000.00
Noncurrent Recognised Assets Defined Benefit Plan N/A 13,300,000.00 N/A 42,700,000.00
Current Assets N/A 1,026,900,000.00 N/A 860,700,000.00
Trade And Other Current Receivables N/A 547,100,000.00 N/A 430,400,000.00
Cash and cash equivalents N/A 317,600,000.00 N/A 396,800,000.00
Cash N/A 317,600,000.00 N/A 396,800,000.00
Noncurrent Assets Or Disposal Groups Classified As Held For Sale Or As Held For Distribution To Owners N/A 138,800,000.00 N/A 0.00
Equity -81,100,000.00 296,500,000.00 274,800,000.00 352,700,000.00
Issued Capital N/A 34,800,000.00 N/A 34,800,000.00
Retained Earnings N/A -890,600,000.00 N/A -843,200,000.00
Share Premium N/A 1,145,500,000.00 N/A 1,145,500,000.00
Other Reserves N/A -9,000,000.00 N/A -4,500,000.00
Capital Redemption Reserve N/A 1,800,000.00 N/A 1,800,000.00
Equity Attributable To Owners Of Parent N/A 274,500,000.00 N/A 330,200,000.00
Noncontrolling Interests N/A 22,000,000.00 N/A 22,500,000.00
Liabilities N/A 2,845,900,000.00 N/A 2,199,900,000.00
Noncurrent Liabilities N/A 846,400,000.00 N/A 686,800,000.00
Noncurrent Provisions N/A 14,000,000.00 N/A 51,600,000.00
Noncurrent Payables N/A 15,400,000.00 N/A 15,100,000.00
Noncurrent Deferred Income Other Than Noncurrent Contract Liabilities N/A 124,900,000.00 N/A 55,600,000.00
Deferred Tax Liabilities N/A 5,900,000.00 N/A 6,900,000.00
Noncurrent Recognised Liabilities Defined Benefit Plan N/A 7,500,000.00 N/A 3,100,000.00
Current Liabilities N/A 1,999,500,000.00 N/A 1,513,100,000.00
Current Provisions N/A 126,600,000.00 N/A 75,700,000.00
Trade And Other Current Payables N/A 542,200,000.00 N/A 492,500,000.00
Current Deferred Income Other Than Current Contract Liabilities N/A 669,800,000.00 N/A 585,100,000.00
Liabilities Included In Disposal Groups Classified As Held For Sale N/A 81,100,000.00 N/A 0.00
Line item in (gbp) 01.01.2021/
Revenue 3,182,500,000.00 3,014,600,000.00
Profit Loss From Operating Activities -86,600,000.00 -79,600,000.00
Share Of Profit Loss Of Associates And Joint Ventures Accounted For Using Equity Method -600,000.00 5,800,000.00
Profit Loss Before Tax 285,600,000.00 61,400,000.00
Income Tax Expense Continuing Operations 61,500,000.00 -14,600,000.00
Profit Loss From Continuing Operations 224,100,000.00 76,000,000.00
Profit Loss From Discontinued Operations 3,100,000.00 0.00
Profit (loss) 227,200,000.00 76,000,000.00
Profit Loss Attributable To Owners Of Parent 224,700,000.00 74,800,000.00
Profit Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interests 2,500,000.00 1,200,000.00
Line item in (gbp) 01.01.2022 01.01.2023
Profit (loss) 227,200,000.00 76,000,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Operations -148,500,000.00 117,800,000.00
Interest Paid Classified As Operating Activities 40,100,000.00 38,000,000.00
Income Taxes Paid Refund Classified As Operating Activities 17,700,000.00 7,900,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Operating Activities -206,300,000.00 71,900,000.00
Cash Flows From Losing Control Of Subsidiaries Or Other Businesses Classified As Investing Activities 510,300,000.00 463,400,000.00
Purchase Of Property Plant And Equipment Classified As Investing Activities 25,600,000.00 20,600,000.00
Purchase Of Intangible Assets Classified As Investing Activities 32,500,000.00 27,300,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Investing Activities 422,400,000.00 344,100,000.00
Proceeds From Issuing Shares 2,200,000.00 0.00
Proceeds From Borrowings Classified As Financing Activities 46,000,000.00 -46,000,000.00
Payments Of Lease Liabilities Classified As Financing Activities 82,600,000.00 61,800,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Financing Activities -259,700,000.00 -340,700,000.00
Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents before effect of exchange rate changes -43,600,000.00 75,300,000.00
Effect Of Exchange Rate Changes On Cash And Cash Equivalents 4,000,000.00 400,000.00
Cash and cash equivalents 317,600,000.00 396,800,000.00

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Short Interest

Current short interest

Position Holder Short Interest in Percent Date
Marshall Wace LLP 0.69% 01.11.23
Marshall Wace LLP 0.60% 04.08.23
Marshall Wace LLP 0.70% 15.08.23
Marshall Wace LLP 0.59% 29.11.23
Total 2.58%

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Commercial & Professional Services


Commercial Services & Supplies


Diversified Support Services

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