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DFS Furniture

Current Price 241.50p Bid 241.50p Ask 243.00p Change -1.02%
Last Updated: 27/05/2018 16:39. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

DFS Furniture plc is the market leading retailer of living room furniture in the United Kingdom. It designs, manufactures, sells and delivers to its customers an extensive range of furniture products. The business operates a retail network of living room furniture stores in the United Kingdom and Europe, together with an online channel. These have been established and developed gradually over 48 years of operating history. It attracts customers to its stores and website through its substantial and continued investment in nationwide marketing activities and its reputation for high quality products and service, breadth of product ranges and price points and favourable consumer financing options.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 29/07/2017

Turnover
£762.70m
Operating Profit
£60.50m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
11.20
Dividend Cover
1.67
P/E Ratio
13.13

Key Personnel

Ian Francis Filby
Chief Executive Officer
Nicola Jayne Bancroft
Chief Financial Officer
Ian Charles Durant
Non-Executive Chairman
Christopher Luke Mayhew
Non-Executive Director
Julie Helen Southern
Non-Executive Director
Alison Elizabeth Hutchinson
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
DFS
ISIN
GB00BTC0LB89
Shares in Issue
211,658,656
Market cap
£519.62m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
100.00%
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
241.50p
Bid Price
241.50p
Ask Price
243.00p
Volume
68726
Change Today
-2.50p
% Change Today
-1.02%
Open
243.50p
Previous Close
241.50p
Intraday High
244.50p
Intraday Low
237.50p
52 Week High
281.50p
52 Week Low
170.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

DFS Furniture Intra-day Chart

DFS Furniture News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Change at the top for DFS 22 May 2018 | 08:57 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 03 May 2018 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 30 Apr 2018 | 12:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 12 Apr 2018 | 09:40 Rally in utility firms lifts FTSE 28 Mar 2018 | 16:57 DFS holds dividend steady despite 58% slump in pretax profit 28 Mar 2018 | 08:02 DFS Furniture gross sales grow, challenging market conditions to continue 08 Feb 2018 | 09:33 DFS Furniture non-exec to step down 08 Jan 2018 | 07:40 DFS acquires eight Multiyork stores 27 Dec 2017 | 07:17 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 21 Dec 2017 | 08:20 DFS Furniture resolutions passed at AGM 04 Dec 2017 | 08:34 DFS completes acquisition of Sofology 01 Dec 2017 | 07:52 Director Deals - DFS Furniture Plc (DFS) 23 Nov 2017 | 15:45 FTSE steady at the close 20 Nov 2017 | 16:31 DFS to complete acquisition of Sofology 20 Nov 2017 | 09:53 Broker views: Housebuilders and furniture 06 Oct 2017 | 14:13 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 06 Oct 2017 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 06 Oct 2017 | 08:30 DFS profits plunge in challenging environment 05 Oct 2017 | 07:09 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 22 Sep 2017 | 08:20 FTSE falls on high oil production and geo-political tensions 10 Aug 2017 | 16:55 FTSE falls on ex-dividends and US-North Korea spat 10 Aug 2017 | 11:45 FTSE struggles as nuclear tension continues 10 Aug 2017 | 08:53 DFS second half revenues fall 10 Aug 2017 | 07:20 FLASH: DFS second half revenues fall 10 Aug 2017 | 07:07 DFS Furniture acquires Sofology 03 Aug 2017 | 08:07 FLASH: DFS Furniture acquires Sofology 03 Aug 2017 | 07:12 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on DFS Furniture Plc 16 Jun 2017 | 08:00 Interest rates held as gold and copper prices plummet 15 Jun 2017 | 16:54 Miners struggle as commodity prices fall 15 Jun 2017 | 11:56

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2016
Tangible Assets
74.2
65.1
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
491.8
491.2
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
9.8
9.1
Total Non-Current Assets
575.8
565.4
Inventory
36.6
34.9
Trade & Receivables
0.0
26.4
Cash & Receivables
24.5
66.7
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
61.0
3.1
Total Assets
697.9
696.5

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2016
Short Term Liabilities
178.0
169.0
Long Term Liabilities
274.8
276.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
452.8
445.9

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2016
Net Assets
245.1
250.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2016
Share Capital
319.5
319.5
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
-122.7
-121.2
Share Premium Account
40.4
40.4
Other Equity
7.9
11.9
Total Equity
245.1
250.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
74.8
94.6
Cashflow Before Financing
47.7
69.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-5.7
26.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Jul 2017
30 Jul 2016
Turnover
762.7
756.0
Cost of Sales
642.2
621.7
Gross Profit
120.5
134.3
Operating Profit
60.5
75.8
Pre-Tax Profit
50.1
64.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
39.5
60.3

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
31 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
H2 Dividend
07 Dec 2017
27 Dec 2017
Special Dividend
01 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
01 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
H2 Dividend
08 Dec 2016
28 Dec 2016
H1 Dividend
02 Jun 2016
22 Jun 2016
H2 Dividend
10 Dec 2015
30 Dec 2015
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