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Connect Group

Current Price 29.40p Bid 28.45p Ask 29.40p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 21/08/2018 01:27. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Connect Group plc (formerly Smiths News plc) is a UK based specialist distributor and a leading provider of distribution solutions in complex and fragmented markets. The Group's networks are focused on serving high drop density early morning deliveries, and the demands of mixed and irregular sized freight.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/08/2017

Turnover
£1,594.30m
Operating Profit
£41.70m
Dividend Yield
37.77
Dividend Per Share
9.80
Dividend Cover
1.12
P/E Ratio
2.36

Key Personnel

Jonathan Michael Bunting
Chief Commercial Officer
Jozef Opdeweegh
Chief Executive Officer
Mark Richard Cashmore
Group Chief Executive
Paul Gareth Kennedy
Non-Executive Chairman
Denise Rosemary Collis
Non-Executive Director
Mark Argent Whiteling
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
CNCT
ISIN
GB00B17WCR61
Shares in Issue
247,659,200
Market cap
£64.27m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
100.00%
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
0.00p
Bid Price
28.45p
Ask Price
29.40p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
0.00p
Previous Close
29.40p
Intraday High
0.00p
Intraday Low
0.00p
52 Week High
119.80p
52 Week Low
17.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Connect Group Intra-day Chart

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Tangible Assets
41.3
50.3
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
106.5
164.8
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
10.0
12.1
Total Non-Current Assets
157.8
227.2
Inventory
13.8
42.3
Trade & Receivables
98.3
139.2
Cash & Receivables
5.5
9.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
64.5
0.1
Total Assets
339.9
417.9

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Short Term Liabilities
227.2
282.3
Long Term Liabilities
87.6
122.6
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
314.8
404.9

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Net Assets
25.1
13.0

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Share Capital
12.4
12.3
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
234.9
226.2
Share Premium Account
60.5
59.2
Other Equity
-282.7
-284.7
Total Equity
25.1
13.0

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
51.2
58.2
Cashflow Before Financing
90.7
45.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-2.7
-2.3

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
31 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2016
Turnover
1,594.3
1,906.5
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
41.7
48.9
Pre-Tax Profit
34.2
41.9
Profit / Loss for the Year
36.6
33.4

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
07 Jun 2018
06 Jul 2018
H2 Dividend
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
H1 Dividend
08 Jun 2017
07 Jul 2017
H2 Dividend
12 Jan 2017
10 Feb 2017
H1 Dividend
09 Jun 2016
08 Jul 2016
H2 Dividend
14 Jan 2016
12 Feb 2016
H1 Dividend
11 Jun 2015
10 Jul 2015
H2 Dividend
08 Jan 2015
06 Feb 2015
H1 Dividend
11 Jun 2014
11 Jul 2014
H2 Dividend
08 Jan 2014
07 Feb 2014
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