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Homeserve director Katrina Cliffe buys 20 October 2017

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Homeserve (L:HSV) Non-Executive Director Katrina Cliffe bought 6,034 shares worth GBP49,705 ($US65,501) on October 20. The purchase price was GBP8.24.

Katrina Cliffe (Reported Buying; trailing 12 months)
MonthNo. of SharesPrice, GBXValue, GBX
Oct '1712,076823.129,940,052

Original news release

Source: London Stock Exchange

SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY KATRINA CLIFFE, NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Katrina has spent her career in retail financial services, credit cards, customer service and marketing. Most recently she was General Manager at American Express Global Business Travel, EMEA, having previously been General Manager, Global Corporate Payments, UK. Prior to American Express, Katrina held senior roles at Lloyds TSB Group PLC, Goldfish Bank Ltd and MBNA International Bank. She is currently a non-executive Director of Cembra Money Bank, ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) and Shop Direct Finance Company where she chairs the Risk Management Committee.

SECTION 2 HOMESERVE PLC PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (United Kingdom:HSV):

+ Homeserve PLC is placed 304/1,315 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of the United Kingdom stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 76.

2.1 MCap History:

In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by GBX1.8 billion from GBX785.4 million to GBX2.6 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there has been only 1 decline in MCap over the last 5 years.

PriceMCap (GBP M)MCap (US$ M)
LastGBX822.02,570.73,388.9
1 Year agoGBX589.801,855.32,283.6
2 Years agoGBX394.491,274.71,973.2
3 Years agoGBX293.511,043.51,680.1
4 Years agoGBX209.78775.21,255.8
5 Years agoGBX202.74785.41,264.5

2.2 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

Based on a dynamic start date of 3 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has consistently exceeded 37.0%.

HSVCloseDividendsCapital Gain %% YieldAnnual Return %
Last Traded Oct 20GBX822.50GBX15.3035.22.537.7
1 Year agoGBX608.38GBX12.7053.73.256.9
2 Years agoGBX395.73GBX41.7834.814.249.1

Close 3 years ago GBX293.51.

2.3 Present Value of GBP1000 invested in the past

The present value of GBX1000 invested a year ago is GBX1,425

PV10001-week1-month1-year
HSV.L9921,0261,425
FTSE 100 Index9961,0271,071

2.4 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change of 35.2% for Homeserve outperformed the change of 7.3% in the FTSE 100 Index for a relative price change of 27.9%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
HSV2.012.235.2
Support services sector4.37.737.5
FTSE 100 Index3.70.77.3

SECTION 3 HOMESERVE PLC FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (United Kingdom:HSV):

3.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

Revenue Growth has improved from 8.4% in 2016 to 24.0% in 2017, EPS Growth has improved from 15.3% in 2016 to 22.4% in 2017 and Return on Equity has improved from 19.5% in 2016 to 20.2% in 2017.

HSVRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
20172422.413.420.2
20168.415.313.819.5

3.2 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 3 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 11.4% for Total Revenue and 95.2% for Net Profit.

DescriptionAnnual (GBP M)Annual ($US M)3-year Avg (GBP M)3-year Avg ($US M)3-year CAGR %
Total Revenue785.3980.8667.7833.811.4
EBITDA90.9113.593116.129.0
Operating Profit105131.190.511362.7
Net Profit74.492.9648095.2

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

3.3 Performance (All figures in %)

Net Profit Margin 3-year average is 9.6% and Return on Equity 3-year average is 18.3%.

DescriptionAnnual3-year Avg
EBITDA Margin11.614.3
Operating Profit Margin13.413.6
Net Profit Margin9.59.6
Return on Equity20.218.3
Return on Assets6.36.5
Return on Capital Employed15.515.6

3.4 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In United Kingdom Market
Turnover in QuarterGBP140.2 million (US$184.8 million)In Top Quartile
Price/MAP2001.19In Top Quartile
Price/MAP501.05In Top Quartile
Relative Price Change % (1 Year)32.2In Top Quartile

SECTION 4 HOMESERVE PLC MARKET POSITION AND GLOBAL RANK (United Kingdom:HSV):

4.1 Market Position

Homeserve PLC (L:HSV), the United Kingdom's 16th largest Support Services company by market cap, jumped GBX232.20 (or 39.4%) in the trailing 12 months to October 19, 2017 to close at GBX822.0. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which has risen 7.1% over the same period, this is a relative price increase of 32.2%. Average daily volume of 312,356 shares in the trailing year was 1.5 times average daily volume in the previous year. In the trailing 12 months the market cap has jumped GBP7.2 million (US$9.4 million).

4.2 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,823 stocks]

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
MCap (US$)3.4B3,614Top
Total Assets (US$)1.6B7,794Top
Revenue (US$)1B6,397Top
Net Profit (US$)98.1M5,120Top
Return on Equity %20.24,203Top
Net Profit Margin %9.511,781Top
Price Earnings34.617,012Second
Yield %1.812,398Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$*1,5427,149Top
US$* Change (1Year) %51.37,159Top
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)1640,125Bottom

* 1 year ago GBP 1 = USD 1.23

Oct 19, 2017: GBP 1 equals USD 1.3183

SECTION 5 OTHER DIRECTORS OF HOMESERVE PLC

Richard Harpin, Chief Executive Officer

JM Barry Gibson, Chairman

David Bower, Chief Financial Officer

Tom Rusin, Executive Director

Katrina Cliffe, Non-Executive Director

Stella David, Non-Executive Director

Ben Mingay, Non-Executive Director

Edward Fitzmaurice, Non-Executive Director

Chris Havemann, Non-Executive Director

Johnathan Ford, Chief Operating Officer

Anna Maughan, Company Secretary

SECTION 6 HOMESERVE PLC ACTIVITIES

HomeServe plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides home maintenance services to the household customers in the United Kingdom, France, Spain, and the United States. The company offers cover solutions for a range of domestic emergencies and repair relating to plumbing and drainage, electrics, gas and oil central heating, external water supply pipe, internal gas supply pipe, appliance repairs, pest infestations, locksmith service, and glazing repairs. It provides home repair and appliance warranty policies through partnerships with utility companies, household appliance manufacturers, and other companies. The company has approximately 3.1 million customers in the United Kingdom; and a further 2.4 million in the United States, France, and Spain. The company was formerly known as South Staffordshire Group Plc and changed its name to HomeServe plc in 2004. HomeServe plc was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Walsall, the United Kingdom.

SECTION 7 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

7.1 RECENT REPORTED BUYING

21 October 2017

Homeserve director Katrina Cliffe buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Non-Executive Director Katrina Cliffe bought 6,034 shares worth GBP49,705 ($US65,501) on October 20. The purchase price was GBP8.24.

22 September 2017

Homeserve chief financial officer David Bower buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Financial Officer David Bower bought 18 shares worth GBP145 ($US197) on September 20. The purchase price was GBP8.05.

22 September 2017

Homeserve chief operating officer Johnathan Ford buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Operating Officer Johnathan Ford bought 18 shares worth GBP145 ($US197) on September 20. The purchase price was GBP8.05.

22 September 2017

Homeserve chief executive officer Richard Harpin buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Executive Officer Richard Harpin bought 18 shares worth GBP145 ($US197) on September 20. The purchase price was GBP8.05.

22 September 2017

Homeserve director Tom Rusin buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Executive Director Tom Rusin bought 20 shares worth GBP161 ($US219) on September 20. The purchase price was GBP8.05.

23 August 2017

Homeserve director Tom Rusin buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Executive Director Tom Rusin bought 23 shares worth GBP166 ($US214) on August 21. The purchase price was GBP7.20. The shares hit a seven-day low on the day.

23 August 2017

Homeserve chief executive officer Richard Harpin buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Executive Officer Richard Harpin bought 21 shares worth GBP151 ($US195) on August 21. The purchase price was GBP7.20. The shares hit a seven-day low on the day.

23 August 2017

Homeserve chief financial officer David Bower buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Financial Officer David Bower bought 21 shares worth GBP151 ($US195) on August 21. The purchase price was GBP7.20. The shares hit a seven-day low on the day.

23 August 2017

Homeserve chief operating officer Johnathan Ford buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Operating Officer Johnathan Ford bought 21 shares worth GBP151 ($US195) on August 21. The purchase price was GBP7.20. The shares hit a seven-day low on the day.

22 July 2017

Homeserve chief executive officer Richard Harpin buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Executive Officer Richard Harpin bought 21 shares worth GBP152 ($US198) on July 20. The purchase price was GBP7.26.

22 July 2017

Homeserve director Tom Rusin buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Executive Director Tom Rusin bought 22 shares worth GBP160 ($US207) on July 20. The purchase price was GBP7.26.

22 July 2017

Homeserve director Tom Rusin buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Executive Director Tom Rusin bought 21 shares worth GBP472 ($US613) on July 20. The purchase price was GBP22.50.

22 July 2017

Homeserve chief operating officer Johnathan Ford buys

Homeserve (L:HSV) Chief Operating Officer Johnathan Ford bought 21 shares worth GBP152 ($US198) on July 20. The purchase price was GBP7.26.

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