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Volume 779.8K
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53.50 GBp
Previous Close
54.50 GBp
Day High
54.25 GBp
Day Low
52.75 GBp
52 Week High
02/14/14 - 75.00 GBp
52 Week Low
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Market Cap
106.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
587.0K
EPS TTM
0.03 GBp
Shares Outstanding
199.0M
EX-Date
09/10/14
P/E TM
17.0x
Dividend
2.08 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.90%
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communisis plc (CMS) Details

Communisis plc provides marketing services to businesses, which in turn supply goods and services to consumers. Its services primarily focus on the integrated design, production, and deployment of personalized customer communications. These communications are of a marketing, regulatory, or transactional nature; and can be distributed in paper, as well as in digital formats through email, text message, mobile content, or social media. It operates in three segments, Design, Produce, and Deploy. The Design segment offers data and analysis, creative, and campaign management services. The Produce segment provides direct mail, cheques, and statements services, as well as postal sortation services. The Deploy segment offers print sourcing and managed services. The company provides its services to financial services sector; charities and government; and utilities, telecoms, media groups, retail, and consumer goods industries. Communisis plc is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

1,637 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/3/14
Founded in 1930

communisis plc (CMS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: 558.0K GBP
Group Managing Director, Member of the Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: 410.0K GBP
Strategic & Corporate Development Director, M...
Total Annual Compensation: 410.0K GBP
Group Financial Controller
Total Annual Compensation: --
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

communisis plc (CMS) Key Developments

Communisis plc Announces Board Changes

Communisis plc announced that Mike Firth has stepped down from his position as a Non-Executive Director of the Group and from the Board of Directors. Mike has served as a Non-Executive Director of the Group since 2002. Mike will be replaced as Chairman of the Board's Remuneration Committee by Non-Executive Director, Helen Keays, who assumes that responsibility effective October 31, 2014. Helen joined the Board in July 2014.

Communisis plc Announces Interim Dividend for 2014, Payable on October 9, 2014; Announces Management Changes Effective August 1, 2014

Communisis plc announced an interim dividend of 0.67 pence per share will be paid for 2014, an increase of 12% on the prior year. The dividend will be paid on October 9, 2014 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on September 12, 2014. The board is being strengthened, with changes in responsibility and two new appointments. After three years as finance director, during which the group's financial performance and position has been radically improved and strengthened, Nigel Howes will be relinquishing this role to concentrate on his other executive responsibilities as Strategic and Corporate Development Director. These include the continuing acquisition programme, international expansion and other initiatives that are key elements of the Group's growth strategy. Mark Stoner, who has held a number of senior financial and operational management roles within Communisis over the last six years, will join the Board on August 1, 2014 as Finance Director. He is a chartered management accountant. Prior to joining Communisis, Mark was UK Finance Director of NASDAQ quoted Atmel Inc. having previously held finance roles within KPMG, Siemens plc, Rolls Royce Industrial Power Group and British Steel plc.

Communisis plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2014

Communisis plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £169,343,000 against £121,213,000 a year ago. Profit from operations was £4,423,000 against £2,674,000 a year ago. Profit before taxation was £2,879,000 against £1,247,000 a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent was £2,170,000 against £947,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share was 1.08 pence against 0.53 pence per share a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities was £6,782,000 against net cash flows used in operations of £6,603,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £4,141,000 against £1,957,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £2,765,000 against £2,251,000 a year ago. Net debt increased to £36.2 million. Adjusted earnings per share grew 18% to 1.75 pence against 1.49 pence per share a year ago. Adjusted operating profit up 18% to £6.1 million against £5.1 million a year ago. The group's strategy is delivering consistent and profitable growth and the Board is confident about the group's prospects for the remainder of the year.

 

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