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bloomsbury publishing plc (BMY) Details

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, an independent publishing company, publishes books and other media for general readers, children, students, researchers, and professionals worldwide. It operates in four divisions: Adult, Children’s & Educational, Academic & Professional, and Information. The Adult division publishes books in English for readers of fiction, biography, and general references, as well as special interests, such as sport, food, yachting, and ornithology. The Children’s & Educational division offers children’s activity books that focuses on puzzles, coloring, games, and illustrated stories; picture books and fiction products in print and e–formats; educational publishing products, including print and digital learning materials for teachers; and digital and subscription products. This division sells and markets its products for trade, education, and mass market sectors. The Academic & Professional division publishes study material for students of humanities, social sciences, and applied visual arts primarily in backlist, print, and e-book formats; and provides technical reference resources for qualified and trainee solicitors, barristers, accountants, and tax practitioners, as well as digital subscription services. The Information division publishes books based on business, management, dictionaries, and references, as well as titles from the national archives; and offers management services to the Qatar foundation, as well as consultancy services to non-publishers. This division also provides information databases for electronic and print publications; and develops digital knowledge hubs. The company is also engaged in the sale of publishing and distribution rights, including film, paperback, electronic, overseas publishing rights, and sponsorship. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

524 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/24/14
Founded in 1986

bloomsbury publishing plc (BMY) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: 462.0K GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 272.0K GBP
Managing Director of Adult General/Specialist...
Total Annual Compensation: 378.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bloomsbury publishing plc (BMY) Key Developments

Bloomsbury Publishing Announces Interim Management Statement for the Quarter Ended May 31, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing announced Interim Management Statement for the quarter ended May 31, 2014. For the quarter, revenues are up year on year in Academic & Professional and Children's & Educational divisions but down in Adult division, as anticipated, following the exceptional success of certain books in that division last year. Total revenues were down by 9% on last year (when they were up by 19% year on year), but are up by 7% when compared to the three months ended 31 May 2012. Digital sales were 12% of total revenue compared to 11% in the same period last year. Rights and services revenues were up by 2% in the period. This quarter traditionally generates the smallest profit in financial year.

Bloomsbury Publishing plc Recommends Final Dividend, Payable on September 24, 2014; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended February 28, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing plc recommended a final dividend of 4.84 pence per share, which, subject to shareholder approval at the annual general meeting, will be paid on 24 September 2014 to shareholders on the register at close of business on 29 August 2014. The ex-dividend date is 27 August 2014. Together with the interim dividend, this makes a total dividend for the year ended 28 February 2014 of 5.82 pence per share, a 5.8% increase on the 5.50 pence dividend for the year ended 28 February 2013. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the year ended February 28, 2014. For the year, the company’s revenue was £109,496,000 compared to £98,479,000 a year ago. Operating profit before highlighted items was £13,039,000 compared to £12,414,000 a year ago. Operating profit was £9,510,000 compared to £9,756,000 a year ago. Profit before taxation was £9,479,000 compared to £9,847,000 a year ago. Profit for the year from continuing operations was £7,703,000 compared to £7,818,000 a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to owners of company was £7,703,000 or 10.43 pence per diluted share compared to £7,466,000 or 10.46 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £11,112,000 compared to £7,888,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £839,000 compared to £526,000 a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were £1,684,000 compared to £2,366,000 a year ago. Adjusted profit attributable to equity holders of the company was £10,510,000 or 14.23 pence per diluted share compared to £9,799,000 or 13.11 pence per diluted share a year ago. Underlying operating profit before highlighted items was £2.1 million compared to £3.2 million a year ago. Underlying revenue was £24.1 million compared to £23.1 million a year ago.

Bloomsbury Publishing plc to Report Fiscal Year 2014 Results on May 20, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing plc announced that they will report fiscal year 2014 results on May 20, 2014


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