Watches of Switzerland Group PLC

Watches of Switzerland Group PLC

Consumer DiscretionaryPersonal Goods
  • Price (GBX)871.00
  • Today's Change5.00 / 0.58%
  • Shares traded162.67k
  • 1 Year change-15.27%
  • Beta--
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About the company

Watches of Switzerland Group PLC is a retailer of watches in the United Kingdom. The Company also offers jewelry, fashion and classic & luxury watches and a range of watch and jewelry aftercare services to its customers. The Company's watch brands include Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Cartier, OMEGA, TAG Heuer, Breitling and Tudor. It offers watches through its own-branded Watches of Switzerland, Mappin and Webb, Goldsmiths and Mayors stores. It has approximately 171 core stores across the United Kingdom and United States. It has seven retail Websites. Its multi-channel presence has been established through a network, which includes multi-brand stores in travel retail, online platforms and a portfolio of mono-brand boutiques. The Company’s portfolio consists of approximately 131 stores in the United Kingdom and approximately 40 stores in the United States.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)1.24bn
  • Net income in GBP101.00m
  • Incorporated2019
  • Employees2.25k
  • Location
    Watches of Switzerland Group PLCAurum House, 2 Elland RoadLEICESTER LE3 1TTUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 116 232 2000
  • Websitehttps://www.thewosgroupplc.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
WOSG:LSE since
Undisclosed Marquis Property PortfolioDeal completed09 Nov 202109 Nov 2021Deal completed-23.19%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
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Dunelm Group plc1.41bn152.10m1.64bn6.90k11.377.967.441.210.74240.74246.891.061.833.6579.80204,784.7019.7618.2230.4526.5752.0249.7810.778.440.263841.780.579154.1526.318.6946.984.73-16.986.88
Pets at Home Group PLC1.32bn124.50m1.69bn8.29k14.771.737.861.360.24540.24542.602.100.75897.9725.59158,924.307.174.888.685.8149.1749.759.456.980.75239.660.313753.1315.319.5837.7210.566.419.49
WH Smith Plc1.07bn-33.00m1.91bn11.24k--10.1521.481.86-0.2519-0.25198.201.500.8075--23.3595,594.13-2.330.3156-3.160.5058--59.43-2.890.22410.38380.56670.8091,933.33-13.22-6.0765.69--0.9347--
Watches of Switzerland Group PLC1.24bn101.00m2.01bn2.25k20.965.8412.291.700.420.425.151.511.333.9684.37549,489.6010.884.8414.246.9114.6412.118.163.820.50489.130.55970.0036.7819.4499.48117.1519.96--
Frasers Group PLC4.75bn290.20m4.21bn26.50k15.293.297.870.91180.5930.5939.702.751.232.277.19--7.722.7210.303.5643.7042.226.262.371.25--0.4863--30.947.90449.644.77-4.81--
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Data as of Aug 12 2022. Currency figures normalised to Watches of Switzerland Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

45.62%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Abrdn Investment Management Ltd.as of 02 May 202117.34m7.24%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 06 May 202216.48m6.88%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jul 202112.17m5.08%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 02 May 202112.05m5.03%
Pelham Capital Ltd.as of 02 May 202111.95m4.99%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 24 Feb 202211.88m4.96%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Aug 20227.92m3.30%
Aegon Asset Management UK PLCas of 02 May 20217.37m3.08%
M&G Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 20226.13m2.56%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 20226.00m2.50%
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Data from 31 Mar 2022 - 30 Jun 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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