Analyst Consensus

The consensus data below is compiled and updated by Wood Group’s Investor Relations team and represents a collation of underlying, publicly available forecasts made by contributing sell side investment analysts.
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  Consensus
2017
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2017
High
2017
Consensus
2018
Low
2018
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2018
Revenue ($m) 4,775 4,589 5,363 4,883 4,350 5,075
EBITA ($m)1 307 280 329 347 303 392
Profit before tax 179 149 194 220 180 273
Adjusted diluted EPS (cents)252.7c 46.9c 57.7c 61.9c 52.3c 71.3c

THESE FORECASTS ARE NOT ENDORSED BY WOOD GROUP, AND HAVE NOT BEEN REVIEWED OR REPORTED ON IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF RULE 28.1(A) OF THE CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS (THE “CODE”).  

Last updated on 14 September 2017 - In accordance with rule 28.7(c) of the Code any new forecasts will be reflected in the consensus calculations promptly after their publication.

1) EBITA represents operating profit from continuing operations pre-exceptional items on a proportionally consolidated basis and before the deduction of amortisation and is provided as it is a key unit of measurement used by the Group in the management of its business.

2) Adjusted diluted earnings per share is calculated by dividing earnings before exceptional items and amortisation, net of tax, by the weighted average number of ordinary shares in issue during the period, excluding shares held by the Group's employee share ownership trusts and adjusted to assume conversion of all potentially dilutive ordinary shares.

3) Forecasts from the following organisations have been included in the calculation of the consensus information above.  The forecast issue date for each is shown in brackets.        
Ramond James (24/8/17), Morgan Stanley (22/8/17), Macquarie (22/8/17), UBS (8/9/17), Citigroup (29/8/17),  Redburn (5/9/17), Investec (12/9/17), Bernstein (4/9/17), Jefferies (6/9/17), Numis (23/8/17)

4) Consensus figures exclude the following organisations which have been restricted from publishing research due to insitituitional involvement in the proposed acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler: JP Morgan Cazenove, Credit Suisse, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Consensus figures exclude the following organisations as the relevant analyst is not currently active in the market: Exane BNP, Deutsche Bank, Mirabaud

Consensus figures exclude the following organisations as the forecasts pre-date the publication of the latest half-yearly financial report: RBC, CanAccord Genuity

Consensus figures exclude the following organisations as the relevant analyst is not currently active in the market: Exane BNP, Deutsche Bank, Mirabaud

Disclaimer: This analysis is a collation of underlying, publicly available forecasts made by sell side investment analysts and is not, in any way, based on Wood Group’s forecasts or endorsed by Wood Group.  These forecasts are the responsibility, and constitute the judgement, of each individual contributing analyst. Wood Group does not, by including this analysis here, imply its endorsement of, or concurrence with, such analysis or the underlying information. No representation or warranty, express or implied is made or responsibility accepted for the accuracy or completeness of the forecasts used in this analysis and neither Wood Group, nor any of its officers or employee shall accept any liability whatsoever for reliance upon, or actions taken based on, any of the information in them.