Derwent London (DLN)

Sector:

Property Investment Trusts

Index:

FTSE 250

2,842.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -86.00p
  • 52 Week High: 4,282.00
  • 52 Week Low: 2,690.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 111.95m
  • Volume: 58,950
  • Market Cap: £3,181.53m
  • RiskGrade: 205

Derwent London reports solid pre-letting progress

By Josh White

Date: Thursday 07 Nov 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Derwent London reported further strong letting progress in its third quarter update on Thursday, with lettings for the year-to-date totalling £33.5m on 486,600 square feet, which was on average 7.0% above December's estimated rental value.
The FTSE 250 company said that Included 83,100 square feet pre-let to Apollo Management International at 1 Soho Place W1.

It said its EPRA vacancy rate was down to 0.6%, from 1.8% in December last year.

On the development front, a total of 790,000 square feet was under construction, with 70% of commercial space pre-let.

Of that, 80 Charlotte Street W1 was 92% pre-let, with completion due in the first half of 2020, and Soho Place W1 was 76% pre-let, with completion due in the first half of 2022, while the Featherstone Building EC1 was due for completion in the first half of 2022 as well.

Capital expenditure on projects totalled £155.7m in the nine months to 30 September, the board reported, while it completed property disposals of £181.7m in the year-to-date, which was 6.2% above December 2018 values.

Derwent's loan-to-value ratio as at 30 September was 16.4%, with £560m of undrawn facilities and cash.

During the period, the company signed a new five-year £450m revolving credit facility, including a £300m 'green' tranche, and it joined the 'Better Buildings Partnership' and signed its Climate Change Commitment.

"Our strong pre-letting activity continues, demonstrating the consistent demand for our product and for London office space," said chief executive Paul Williams.

"In addition we have extended our main revolving credit facility, which includes an innovative green tranche linking the financing of our developments to their environmental impact."

At 1054 GMT, shares in Derwent London were flat at 3,572p.

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Derwent London Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 2,842.00p
Change Today -86.00p
% Change -2.94 %
52 Week High 4,282.00
52 Week Low 2,690.00
Volume 58,950
Shares Issued 111.95m
Market Cap £3,181.53m
RiskGrade 205

Derwent London Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
75.45% below the market average75.45% below the market average75.45% below the market average75.45% below the market average75.45% below the market average
72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average
Price Trend
2.04% below the market average2.04% below the market average2.04% below the market average2.04% below the market average2.04% below the market average
13.51% above the sector average13.51% above the sector average13.51% above the sector average13.51% above the sector average13.51% above the sector average
Income
40.91% below the market average40.91% below the market average40.91% below the market average40.91% below the market average40.91% below the market average
75.76% below the sector average75.76% below the sector average75.76% below the sector average75.76% below the sector average75.76% below the sector average
Growth
9.01% above the market average9.01% above the market average9.01% above the market average9.01% above the market average9.01% above the market average
27.78% above the sector average27.78% above the sector average27.78% above the sector average27.78% above the sector average27.78% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 7
Buy 0
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 3
Total 15
buy
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Derwent London Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 30-Apr-20 12-Sep-19
Paid 05-Jun-20 18-Oct-19
Amount 51.45p 21.00p

Trades for 07-Jul-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
12:32 148 @ 2,842.00p
12:32 41 @ 2,842.00p
12:32 55 @ 2,842.00p
12:32 16 @ 2,842.00p
12:23 27 @ 2,840.00p

Derwent London Key Personnel

Chair John David Burns
CEO Paul M. Williams
CFO Damian Wisniewski

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