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About Us

We are a national housebuilder with a local approach to building new homes.

Corporate Profile

Persimmon was founded in 1972 and is today one of the UK's leading housebuilders.

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Persimmon delivered a strong performance in 2017

Financial Headlines

£3.42bn

+9%

Revenue for the year ended 31 December 2017

(2016: £3.14bn)

£977.1m

+25%

Profit before tax for the year ended 31 December 2017

(stated before goodwill impairment)

(2016: £782.8m)

 

51.5%

+31%

Return on average capital employed at 31 December 2017

(12 month rolling average and stated before goodwill impairment)

(2016: 39.4%)

135p per share

Capital Return Plan payments made in 2017

(2016: 110p per share)

28.2%

Operating margin for the year ended 31 December 2017

(stated before goodwill impairment)

(2016: 24.8%)

£1,303m

Net cash at 31 December 2017

(2016: £913m)

Our History

Our History

Persimmon, one of the UK's leading housebuilders, was established by Life President, Duncan Davidson, in 1972.

Our Brands

The Persimmon Group is one of the largest housebuilders in the UK. In 2017 we completed 16,043 home sales to customers.

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Sales

16,043

sales in 2017

Strategic Land

c.16,100

acres at 31 December 2017

Net Cash

£1,303m

at 31 December 2017

Construction

c.370

average active outlets during 2017