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Market Cap
287.4M
Average Volume 10 Days
51.8K
EPS TTM
0.18 GBp
Shares Outstanding
189.1M
EX-Date
06/11/14
P/E TM
8.3x
Dividend
10.44 GBp
Dividend Yield
6.76%
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connect group plc (CNCT) Details

Connect Group PLC is engaged in the distribution of newspapers, magazines, books, and consumable products. The company operates through four divisions: Smiths News, Bertrams, The Consortium, and Media. The Smiths News division is involved in the wholesale of newspapers and magazines to approximately 30,000 retailers and independent newsagents in England and Wales. The Bertrams division supplies books to a mix of independent booksellers, and online and multiple retailers, as well as public, academic, and professional libraries. The Consortium division is engaged in the distribution of 40,000 consumable products to the education and care markets in the United Kingdom. The Media division supplies newspapers, magazines, and digital and audio visual content to airlines and rail customers, as well as travel operators, publishers, and distributors. This division is also involved in the operation of digiredoo, a digital platform that provides a gateway allowing passengers to access digital newspapers and magazines on devices within a multi-language and airline-tailored user interface. The company also offers Instore, a field-based supply chain solution for retailers, suppliers, and publishers; and Rascal Solutions, an in-store newspaper and magazine system that provides an approach for retailers to manage their news category. In addition, it offers NewsWorks logistics systems technology to other wholesalers; and distributes published magazines and periodicals to approximately 5,000 niche and specialist retailers. The company was formerly known as Smiths News Plc and changed its name to Connect Group PLC in April 2014. Connect Group PLC was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

4,560 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/16/13
Founded in 1792

connect group plc (CNCT) Top Compensated Officers

Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive D...
Total Annual Compensation: 631.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 451.0K GBP
Managing Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 458.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

connect group plc (CNCT) Key Developments

Connect Group PLC Announces Interim Management Statement Results for the 44 Week Period to July 5, 2014

Connect Group PLC announced interim management statement results for the 44 week period to July 5, 2014. Total Group revenues increased 0.2% year on year and performance for the Group remains broadly in line with current market expectations for the full year.

Connect Group PLC to Report Nine Months, 2014 Interim Management Statement on Jul 08, 2014

Connect Group PLC announced that they will report nine months, 2014 interim management statement on Jul 08, 2014

Connect Group PLC Approves Interim Dividend, Payable on July 11, 2014; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended February 28, 2014

The Board of Connect Group PLC has approved an interim dividend of 3.1 pence, up 3.3% on last year, highlighting continued confidence in the group's strong cash generation and future prospects. The interim dividend will be paid on July 11, 2014 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on June 13, 2014. The company also announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended February 28, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £898.7 million against £904.7 million a year ago. Operating profit was £24.9 million against £21.9 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £22.1 million against £18.4 million a year ago. Profit for the period was £17.0 million against £12.6 million a year ago. Profit attributable to equity shareholders was £16.9 million against £12.7 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were 8.7 pence against 6.6 pence a year ago. Net cash from operating activities were £17.0 million against £13.7 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment were £2.7 million against £3.4 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £1.8 million against £0.6 million a year ago. Acquisitions were £0.3 million against £3.1 million a year ago. Net debt as at February 28, 2014 was £105.0 million against £109.4 million a year ago. Free cash flow was £11.9 million against £10.2 million a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was £24.0 million against £23.3 million a year ago. Underlying revenue was £898.7 million against £901.7 million a year ago. Underlying basic earnings per share were 10.1 pence against 9.5 pence a year ago. Underlying profit before interest and tax was £26.8 million against £26.8 million a year ago. Underlying EBITDA was £30.5 million against £30.5 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was £4.5 million against £3.7 million a year ago. Capital expenditure includes £3.0 million for Smiths News investments in network, equipment, systems and new retail services; £1.3 million for Bertrams investments in its digital platform, Wordery offer and warehouse machinery; £0.2 million in the consortium from the investment in warehouse management systems. Underlying operating profit was £20.5 million against £19.7 million a year ago.

 

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