4imprint Group Announces Interim Management Statement for the Period from December 29, 2013 to April 22, 2014
Apr 23 14
4imprint Group announced interim management statement for the period from December 29, 2013 to April 22, 2014, incorporating information relating to the financial performance of the Group for its first quarter, being the period from December 29, 2013 to March 28, 2014, compared with the first quarter of the prior year. Group revenue for the first quarter was £49.2 million, 16% ahead of the first quarter of 2013 of £42.5 million.
4imprint Group plc, Annual General Meeting, May 06, 2014
Apr 1 14
4imprint Group plc, Annual General Meeting, May 06, 2014., at 11:00 GMT Standard Time. Location: The offices of Peel Hunt. Agenda: To consider the report of the directors and the financial statements for the period ended December 28, 2013, together with the report of the auditors; to approve the remuneration report and remuneration policy; to consider the final dividend for the period ended December 28, 2013; to consider the re-election of directors; to consider the re-appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors for the financial period ending December 27, 2014; to authorize the Board to set the auditors' fee; to consider that the Board be generally and unconditionally authorized to allot shares in the company; to consider the Board be given power to allot equity securities for cash under the authority given by that resolution and/or to sell ordinary shares; to consider the company be authorized to make one or more market purchases of its ordinary shares; and to consider that a general meeting other than an Annual General Meeting may be called on not less than 14 clear days' notice.
4imprint Group plc Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the 52 Weeks Ended December 28, 2013; Proposes Final Dividend Payable on May 9, 2014
Mar 5 14
4imprint Group plc reported audited consolidated earnings results for the 52 weeks ended December 28, 2013. For the period, the company reported operating profit of £10,137,000, profit before tax of £9,252,000, profit for the period from continuing operations of £6,786,000 or 14.01 pence per diluted share and profit for the period of £3,900,000 on revenue of £212,861,000 against operating profit of £7,474,000, profit before tax of £6,365,000, profit for the period from continuing operations of £4,312,000 or 51.20 pence per diluted share and profit for the period of £13,649,000 on revenue of £183,513,000 a year ago. Underlying basic earnings per share from continuing operations was 35.51 pence against 25.03 pence a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was £9,772,000 against used in operating activities of £7,425,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £986,000 against £1,685,000 a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were £311,000 against £448,000 a year ago. Underlying profit after tax from continuing operations was £9,398,000 against £6,575,000 a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £13.463 million against £9.154 million, an increase of 17% a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was £12,502,000 against £9,196,000 a year ago. Underlying diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was 33.76 pence against 24.66 pence a year ago. Underlying operating profit increased 33% compared to prior year driven by a combination of stable gross margin, successful marketing execution and a favourable environment in respect of its catalogue costs in the year. Capital expenditure was £1.14 million and free cash flow form continuing operations was £7.43 million.
The Board of the company has proposed a final dividend of 11.40 pence which, together with the interim dividend of 5.60 pence, gives a dividend paid and proposed for the year of 17.00 pence, an increase of 10% compared to prior year, in line with its progressive dividend policy. The dividend is payable on May 9, 2014 to shareholders who are on the register of members at close of business on April 11, 2014.