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Current Price 1077.95p Bid 1074.00p Ask 1076.00p Change 0.37%
Last Updated: 24/08/2019 16:49. 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 30/09/2018

Turnover
£124.60m
Operating Profit
£5.30m
Dividend Yield
0.05
Dividend Per Share
0.50
Dividend Cover
10.20
P/E Ratio
209.80

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
FUTR
ISIN
GB00BYZN9041
Shares in Issue
83,546,924
Market cap
£893.95m
Sector

Analyst Views (1)

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
1074.00p
Bid Price
1074.00p
Ask Price
1076.00p
Volume
226395
Change Today
4.00p
% Change Today
0.37%
Open
1082.00p
Previous Close
1074.00p
Intraday High
1096.00p
Intraday Low
1064.00p
52 Week High
1250.00p
52 Week Low
369.00p
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) 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 FTSE slips as sterling surges on rate speculation 19 Jun 2019 | 16:41 Stocks marking time until crunch Fed meeting 19 Jun 2019 | 12:12 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 17 May 2019 | 09:00 Future upgrades outlook as media segment bolsters first-half profits 17 May 2019 | 08:27 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 08 Mar 2019 | 08:10 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 07 Mar 2019 | 12:00 Future acquires MoNa Mobile Nations to expand reach in the US 01 Mar 2019 | 09:53 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 22 Feb 2019 | 08:50 Future expects first-half results to top expectations amid ongoing momentum 19 Feb 2019 | 10:06 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 19 Feb 2019 | 08:20 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 28 Nov 2018 | 12:15 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 23 Nov 2018 | 13:50 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 23 Nov 2018 | 13:50 Future's profits swell as acquisitions boost media revenues 23 Nov 2018 | 09:51 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Future PLC 23 Nov 2018 | 08:50 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 26 Sep 2018 | 12:30 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Future PLC 10 Sep 2018 | 10:20 Director Deals - Future PLC (FUTR) 07 Sep 2018 | 09:55 Future acquires B2C business of Purch 05 Sep 2018 | 09:56 Future upgrades profit outlook amid World Cup boost 03 Sep 2018 | 07:47

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
1.7
1.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
203.4
92.3
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
5.5
4.6
Total Non-Current Assets
210.6
97.9
Inventory
0.0
0.7
Trade & Receivables
37.6
13.6
Cash & Receivables
6.4
10.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.1
0.1
Total Assets
254.7
122.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
58.0
36.4
Long Term Liabilities
24.1
24.7
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
82.1
61.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Net Assets
172.6
61.3

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Share Capital
12.2
6.8
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
-61.4
-115.1
Share Premium Account
99.6
47.4
Other Equity
122.2
122.2
Total Equity
172.6
61.3

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
9.8
10.0
Cashflow Before Financing
-109.7
-24.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-3.4
7.3

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Turnover
124.6
84.4
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
5.3
0.8
Pre-Tax Profit
4.4
0.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
2.9
1.6

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

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