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Current Price 1446.00p Bid 1444.00p Ask 1446.00p Change 2.12%
Last Updated: 19/01/2020 12:53. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Future plc is a global platform business for specialist media, driven by technology, with diversified revenue streams. The Media division has three complementary high-growth revenue streams: eCommerce, events and digital advertising. It operates in a number of sectors including technology, gaming and entertainment, creative and photography, music, home interest, hobbies and B2B and its brands include TechRadar, PC Gamer, Tom's Guide, Homebuilding & Renovating Show, GamesRadar+, The Photography Show, Top Ten Reviews, Live Science, Android Central, Guitar World, MusicRadar, Space.com, NY TV Week, Tom's Hardware and Cyclingnews.com. The Magazine division focuses on publishing specialist content, with 80 publications and over 537 bookazines published per year, totalling global circulation of 1.2m. The Magazine portfolio spans technology, gaming and entertainment, music, creative and photography, hobbies, home interest and B2B. Its titles include Classic Rock, Guitar Player, FourFourTwo, Homebuilding & Renovating, Digital Camera, Guitarist, How It Works, Total Film, What Hi-Fi?, ProCycling and Music Week.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2019

Turnover
£221.50m
Operating Profit
£26.70m
Dividend Yield
0.07
Dividend Per Share
1.00
Dividend Cover
9.90
P/E Ratio
143.03

Key Personnel

Zillah Ellen Byng-Maddick
Chief Executive Officer
Penelope Anne Ladkin-Brand
Chief Financial Officer
Richard Norman Legh Huntingford
Non-Executive Chairman
Alan Philip Stephen Newman
Non-Executive Director
Robert John Hattrell
Non-Executive Director
Hugo Charles Drayton
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
FUTR
ISIN
GB00BYZN9041
Shares in Issue
98,014,329
Market cap
£1,387.88m
Sector

Analyst Views (3)

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
1446.00p
Bid Price
1444.00p
Ask Price
1446.00p
Volume
502632
Change Today
30.00p
% Change Today
2.12%
Open
1406.00p
Previous Close
1446.00p
Intraday High
1446.00p
Intraday Low
1402.00p
52 Week High
1572.00p
52 Week Low
490.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Future Intra-day Chart

Future News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 03 Dec 2019 | 16:25 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 03 Dec 2019 | 16:25 Global markets slump after Trump reinstates tariffs and criticises the Fed 02 Dec 2019 | 16:42 Future hails record audience, e-commerce records on Black Friday 02 Dec 2019 | 13:11 Future completes acquisition of Barcroft Studios 02 Dec 2019 | 08:33 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 27 Nov 2019 | 17:45 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Future PLC 26 Nov 2019 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Future PLC 18 Nov 2019 | 09:40 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 15 Nov 2019 | 16:15 UK stocks open 0.2% higher as trade hopes boost miners 15 Nov 2019 | 09:06 Future lifts outlook as profit more than doubles, led by media division 15 Nov 2019 | 07:46 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on Future PLC 12 Nov 2019 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Future PLC 04 Nov 2019 | 14:00 UK Stocks slip on weak earnings, firmer pound 31 Oct 2019 | 16:23 Future accelerates earnout payments to Mona Mobile after hitting targets early 11 Oct 2019 | 07:56 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Future PLC 12 Sep 2019 | 10:20 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 09 Sep 2019 | 08:00 Strong pound send stocks lower but mid-caps shine 05 Sep 2019 | 17:08 UK stocks give up ground on political impasse 05 Sep 2019 | 13:10 Future expects earnings 'materially ahead' of expectations following stronger Q4 05 Sep 2019 | 07:58 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 19 Aug 2019 | 12:10 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 19 Aug 2019 | 12:05 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 31 Jul 2019 | 08:30 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 29 Jul 2019 | 09:00 Future acquires SmartBrief for a total of up to $65m 29 Jul 2019 | 08:55 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 08 Jul 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 02 Jul 2019 | 10:30 FTSE closes higher as S&P 500 hits new record 01 Jul 2019 | 16:59 Hopes for resolution on trade between US and China boost markets 01 Jul 2019 | 12:20 Future expects performance to top expectations amid good audience growth in media division 01 Jul 2019 | 09:11

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Tangible Assets
2.5
1.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
329.0
203.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
3.9
5.5
Total Non-Current Assets
335.4
210.6
Inventory
0.0
0.0
Trade & Receivables
41.9
37.6
Cash & Receivables
6.6
6.4
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
2.5
0.1
Total Assets
386.4
254.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Short Term Liabilities
116.6
58.0
Long Term Liabilities
56.4
24.1
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
173.0
82.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Net Assets
213.4
172.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Share Capital
12.5
12.2
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
-36.4
-61.4
Share Premium Account
97.2
99.6
Other Equity
140.1
122.2
Total Equity
213.4
172.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
49.1
9.8
Cashflow Before Financing
-20.7
-109.7
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-2.5
-3.4

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Turnover
221.5
124.6
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
26.7
5.3
Pre-Tax Profit
12.7
4.4
Profit / Loss for the Year
8.1
2.9

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
16 Jan 2020
14 Feb 2020
H2 Dividend
17 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
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