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Current Price 520.00p Bid 515.00p Ask 525.00p Change 0.48%
Last Updated: 18/08/2019 16:34. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

The Character Group plc is engaged in the design, development and international distribution of toys, games and giftware. The business was founded in 1991, and mainly distributed products sourced from overseas third parties.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/08/2018

Turnover
£106.23m
Operating Profit
£11.65m
Dividend Yield
4.83
Dividend Per Share
23.00
Dividend Cover
1.83
P/E Ratio
11.34

Key Personnel

Jeremiah Healy
Executive Director
Michael Spencer Hyde
Executive Director
Kirankumar Premchand Shah
jt Managing Director
Jonathan James Diver
jt Managing Director
Joseph John Patrick Kissane
md, Character Options
Richard King
Non-Executive Chairman
David Harris
Non-Executive Director
Clive William Crouch
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CCT
ISIN
GB0008976119
Shares in Issue
21,376,245
Market cap
£110.62m
Sector

Analyst Views (0)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
0.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
520.00p
Bid Price
515.00p
Ask Price
525.00p
Volume
11977
Change Today
2.50p
% Change Today
0.48%
Open
514.00p
Previous Close
520.00p
Intraday High
525.00p
Intraday Low
514.00p
52 Week High
592.50p
52 Week Low
467.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Character Group (The) Intra-day Chart

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2017
Tangible Assets
3.1
3.2
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
2.5
2.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
0.5
0.6
Total Non-Current Assets
6.1
6.3
Inventory
10.9
9.0
Trade & Receivables
25.6
25.8
Cash & Receivables
34.6
28.8
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.2
0.0
Total Assets
77.4
69.9

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2017
Short Term Liabilities
45.6
43.1
Long Term Liabilities
0.0
0.0
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
45.6
43.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2017
Net Assets
31.8
26.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2017
Share Capital
1.2
1.2
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
10.3
6.4
Share Premium Account
16.3
15.5
Other Equity
4.1
3.7
Total Equity
31.8
26.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
10.7
12.8
Cashflow Before Financing
8.8
11.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
4.3
4.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2017
Turnover
106.2
115.3
Cost of Sales
69.9
79.0
Gross Profit
36.3
36.4
Operating Profit
11.7
12.4
Pre-Tax Profit
11.6
12.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
9.6
10.1

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
11 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
H2 Dividend
03 Jan 2019
25 Jan 2019
H1 Dividend
05 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
H2 Dividend
11 Jan 2018
29 Jan 2018
H1 Dividend
06 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
H2 Dividend
05 Jan 2017
27 Jan 2017
H1 Dividend
07 Jul 2016
29 Jul 2016
H2 Dividend
07 Jan 2016
29 Jan 2016
H1 Dividend
04 Jun 2015
26 Jun 2015
H2 Dividend
08 Jan 2015
30 Jan 2015
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