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16:50 on 20/11/2017

Current Price 39.50p | Bid 39.25p | Ask 39.50p | Change 1.94%

Company Overview

Debenhams plc is a leading multi-category retailer in the United Kingdom and has a strong presence in key product categories, such as womenswear, menswear, homeware and health and beauty. The first Debenhams department store opened in 1905 and the Debenhams brand name is widely recognised in the United Kingdom. Debenhams was acquired by CVC Capital Partners, Texas Pacific Group, Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity and the management team, comprising John Lovering, Rob Templeman and Chris Woodhouse, during December 2003 and ceased trading on the London Stock Exchange. Debenhams has 123 stores in the UK and Ireland, including three Desire by Debenhams stores, which is a new and small store concept featuring a mix of women's fashion, accessories, lingerie and cosmetics. Debenhams is the second largest department store chain in the UK with approximately 18.6% of total UK department store sales (source: Verdict 2005), having increased its market share by 3.4% from 15.2% in 2003. Designers at Debenhams include Nigel Cabourn, Jasper Conran, Theo Fennell, Pearce Fionda, Frost French, Betty Jackson, Ben de Lisi, Julien Macdonald, John Richmond, John Rocha and Matthew Williamson.

Stock Details

Shares in Issue 1,227,695,181
Market cap £ 774.06m
Sector General Retailers
Indices FTSE 250
FTSE 350
UK FTSE All Share

Financial Highlights Year Ended 29/08/2015

Turnover £2322.70 million
Operating Profit £134.10 million
Dividend Yield 5.43
Dividend Per Share 3.40
Dividend Cover 2.97
P/E Ratio 8.30
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Key Personnel

Michael Sharp CEO
Nigel Northridge Chairman
Simon Herrick CFO

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Price Summary

Mid Price ? 39.50p
Bid Price ? 39.25p
Ask Price ? 39.50p
Volume ? 2283397
Change Today 0.75p
% Change Today 1.94%
Open 38.50p
Previous Close 39.50p
Intraday High 39.94p
Intraday Low 0.39p
52 Week High 90.00p
52 Week Low 51.25p

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