Factsheet - 19/10/2021

Market: London
Symbol: EXPN
Industry: Business Support Services

Helping people and organisations make the most of their data

Our world is built on data. At Experian, we work to turn that data into something meaningful. We gather, analyse, combine and process it to help people and organisations achieve their goals – whether that means planning for a secure future or getting to know your customers better.

For businesses

We help businesses provide great customer experiences by managing and analysing data that will help them solve problems, drive better decisions and outcomes, and prevent fraud.

For consumers

We help millions of people in the USA, Brazil, UK, South Africa, India, Colombia and Peru to better manage and improve their financial position, and help them to protect against fraud and identify theft.

    We are large, stable and cash-generative
  • £25.6bn market cap* / FTSE top 25*
  • 17,800 employees / 44 countries
  • FY21: US$5.4bn revenue / US$1.4bn Benchmark EBIT
  • Highly cash generative with high cash conversion rate FY21: 106%
  • 15% Return on Capital Employed (ROCE)
  • A– / Baa1 since 2011 (both stable outlook)
  • * At 7 May 2021.
    The Experian investment case
  • Market-leading global information business
  • Strong market positions
  • Significant growth potential
  • Strong financial track record
  • Diverse porfolio by region, business activity and customer
Experian share price and volume
Summary financial highlights
For the twelve months ended 31 March 2021 2020
Actual rates growth
Constant rates growth
Revenue US$5,372m US$5,179m 4 6
Benchmark EBIT - ongoing activities US$1,385m US$1,386m* - 3
Benchmark EBIT margin 25.9% 26.9%* n/a n/a
Benchmark PBT US$1,265m US$1,255m 1 5
Benchmark EPS USc 103.1 USc 103.0 - 4
Total dividend USc 47.0 USc 47.0 - -

*Results for FY20 are re-presented for the reclassification to exited business activities of certain B2B businesses.

For futher information on our financial results please refer to our latest results and Annual Report.

Diverse portfolio by region, business activity and customer (revenue split FY21 - ongoing activities)
Agency Rating Outlook Last rating action
Moody's Baa1/BBB+ Stable outlook 24 December 2019
Standard & Poor's A3 / A- Stable outlook 3 January 2020