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52 Week High
01/2/14 - 577.00 GBp
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Market Cap
3.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
560.5K
EPS TTM
0.20 GBp
Shares Outstanding
603.9M
EX-Date
08/13/14
P/E TM
25.7x
Dividend
18.90 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.63%
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informa plc (INF) Details

Informa plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides knowledge, up-to-the minute information, and specialist skills and services to academics, businesses, and individuals worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Academic Publishing, Business Intelligence, and Global Events. The Academic Publishing segment publishes a portfolio of online and print publications, including books and journals primarily for academic users in the areas of science, technology, medicine, humanities, and social sciences. The Business Intelligence segment offers business information and financial information across a range of formats, including structured databases, subscription-based services, real-time news, and research and business-critical information to various sectors, including medical, pharmaceutical, financial, law, commerce, commodities, maritime, and telecoms. The Global Events segment organizes trade shows and exhibitions, and large and small conferences. Informa plc was founded in 1734 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.

6,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 1734

informa plc (INF) Top Compensated Officers

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Total Annual Compensation: SFr.483.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

informa plc (INF) Key Developments

Informa plc Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Informa plc announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the six months, the company reported revenue from continuing operations of £569.6 million against £564.0 million a year ago. Operating profit was £112.3 million against £90.6 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £100.2 million against £74.6 million a year ago. Profit for the period from continuing operations was £79.5 million or 13.0 pence per basic and diluted share against £58.3 million or 9.6 pence per basic and diluted share a year ago. Profit for the period was £79.5 million against loss of £56.4 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent was £78.4 million or 13.0 pence per basic and diluted share against loss attributable to equity holders of the parent of £56.4 million or 9.4 pence per basic and diluted share a year ago. Basic and diluted adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations were 20.1 pence against 18.8 pence a year ago. Basic and diluted adjusted earnings per share from continuing and discontinued operations were 20.1 pence against 18.9 a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £71.6 million against £61.0 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible software assets was £4.1 million against £4.0 million a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was £2.5 million against £3.0 million a year ago. Purchase of other intangible assets was £6.9 million against £8.1 million a year ago. Net debt as at June 30, 2014 was £794.8 million against £923.4 million as on June 30, 2013. Adjusted operating profit was £166.7 million against £159.5 million a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £155.2 million against £146.5 million a year ago. Adjusted profit for the period was £122.6 million against £113.2 million a year ago.

Informa plc Recommends Interim Dividend for the First Half of 2014, Payable on September 11, 2014; Announces Board Changes

The Board of Informa plc has recommended an interim dividend of 6.4 pence for the first half of 2014, which will be payable on 11 September 2014 to ordinary shareholders registered as of the close of business on 15 August 2014. The company also announced the appointment of a Director of Talent & Transformation, Tom Moloney. Tom is an experienced media executive, having previously been Group Chief Executive of EMAP plc for five years. More recently Tom was Chief Executive of Dr. Foster Intelligence and, latterly, has been working in Board level Executive search as a Partner at the Inzito Partnership. Tom will be leading the people side of the business. He will also support the management of change across the Group, through the development and implementation of new business processes and technology, as well as taking responsibility for the management of its intellectual property. The appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors from 1 January (Gareth Bullock, Geoffrey Cooper and Helen Owers) has broadened the knowledge and experience across the Board and further strengthens its corporate governance. All three appointments bring valuable expertise across numerous sectors and geographies that are relevant to the Group. Subsequent to these appointments, Gareth Bullock has been named as the Senior Independent Director and Geoffrey Cooper Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Informa plc Announces Executive Changes

Informa plc announcing changes to its operating model and its Executive Management Team to position the Group for growth and scale. To implement plans for improved Divisional operating focus and growth, Informa is strengthening its Executive Management Team with several new appointments. Gareth Wright, the current Deputy Finance Director, is to become Group Finance Director, effective immediately, and to join the Board. Patrick Martell will join Informa from St Ives plc, where he has been Group Chief Executive for five years, leading the repositioning and successful turnaround of the business. Patrick will step down as CEO of St Ives plc at the end of July and joins Informa in the Autumn, following an agreed transition arrangement. Will Morris has been managing some of Informa's larger Exhibition assets for a number of years, and previously held senior roles at Reed Exhibitions and Dubai World Trade Centre. His proven track record across many years in the industry, managing fast growth Exhibition operations, makes him the ideal person to lead consolidated Global Exhibitions Division. Andrew Mullins will join Informa from The Evening Standard and Independent Limited, where he has been Managing Director for seven years, successfully managing the turnaround and relaunch of its Brands and Platforms. Andrew is expected to take-up his role at Informa in the Autumn.

 

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