Lok'n Store Group (LOK)

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Real Estate

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 720.00p
   
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  • 52 Week High: 731.00
  • 52 Week Low: 396.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 29.59m
  • Volume: 6,090
  • Market Cap: £213.07m
  • RiskGrade: 92

Lok'nStore agrees new £75m facility to fund new store development

By Josh White

Date: Thursday 25 Apr 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Self storage provider Lok'nStore announced the agreement of a new £75m five-year revolving credit facility on Thursday, which would replace its existing £50m facility and provide funding for site acquisitions and development, to support the group's growth plans.
The AIM-traded company said the facility was a combined agreement with Lloyds Bank and the Royal Bank of Scotland, and would run until 2024.

It said it was "closely aligned" to the terms of its previous facility.

The facility also provided for a £25m accordion uplift to £100m, which would run to 2024, with an extension option for a further two one-year extensions.

Lok'nStore said the interest rate was set at LIBOR plus a margin of between 1.50% and 1.75%, based on a loan-to-value covenant test.

There were no additional bank financial covenants in the new facility, the board said, which would provide increased flexibility to invest in new store development.

"This new, substantially larger, banking facility underlines the financial strength of Lok'nStore with its modest gearing, valuable property assets and strong and growing cash flow," said Lok'nStore chief executive officer Andrew Jacobs.

"[It] will enable the group to continue to execute its current growth strategy."

Lok'nStore said it would announce its preliminary interim results for the six months ended January on 29 April.

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LOK Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 720.00p
Change Today 0.000p
% Change 0.00 %
52 Week High 731.00
52 Week Low 396.50
Volume 6,090
Shares Issued 29.59m
Market Cap £213.07m
RiskGrade 92

LOK Star Ratings

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Value
98.6% below the market average98.6% below the market average98.6% below the market average98.6% below the market average98.6% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average
Price Trend
93.89% above the market average93.89% above the market average93.89% above the market average93.89% above the market average93.89% above the market average
96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average
Income
97.98% below the market average97.98% below the market average97.98% below the market average97.98% below the market average97.98% below the market average
95.12% below the sector average95.12% below the sector average95.12% below the sector average95.12% below the sector average95.12% below the sector average
Growth
68.19% below the market average68.19% below the market average68.19% below the market average68.19% below the market average68.19% below the market average
22.81% below the sector average22.81% below the sector average22.81% below the sector average22.81% below the sector average22.81% below the sector average

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LOK Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 28-Nov-19 09-May-19
Paid 10-Jan-20 14-Jun-19
Amount 8.33p 3.67p

Trades for 17-Jan-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:29 1,000 @ 710.00p
15:44 1,378 @ 725.00p
14:37 2,400 @ 710.00p
14:56 1,250 @ 722.16p
14:28 1,440 @ 719.50p

LOK Key Personnel

CEO Andrew Jacobs
Finance Director Ray Davies

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