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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 2016

Financial Headlines

£3.14bn

+8%

Revenue in the year ended 31 December 2016

(2015: £2.90bn)

£782.8m

+23%

Profit before tax in the year ended 31 December 2016

(2015: £637.8m)

(before goodwill impairment)

39.4%

+23%

Return on average capital employed at 31 December 2016

(12 month rolling average before goodwill impairment)

(2015: 32.1%)

135p

Dividend

(2015: 110p)

24.8%

Operating margin for the year ended 31 December 2016

(before goodwill impairment)

(2015: 21.9%)

£913.0m

Net cash at 31 December 2016

(2015: £570.4m)

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 2016 we completed 15,171 home sales to customers.

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Sales

15,171

sales in 2016

Strategic Land

c.16,600

acres at 31 December 2016

Net Cash

£913.0m

at 31 December 2016

Construction

c.390

active sites