Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Consumer DiscretionaryMedia
  • Price (GBX)453.57
  • Today's Change-1.43 / -0.31%
  • Shares traded36.04k
  • 1 Year change+13.39%
  • Beta0.6641
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About the company

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is an independent global publisher, combining academic, educational and general fiction and non-fiction publishing for consumers, children, teachers, students, researchers and professionals. The Company’s divisions include Special Interest, Adult Trade, Bloomsbury Academic and Professional Division, Bloomsbury Content Services and Children’s Division. Its Special Interest division includes imprints, such as Adlard Coles, BBC Proms, Bloomsbury Caravel and others. Its Adult Trade division includes the imprints Bloomsbury Publishing, Bloomsbury Circus, Raven Books and Absolute Press. Its Bloomsbury Academic and Professional division specializes in the arts, humanities and social sciences, law, business and management, and study skills. Its Bloomsbury Content Services provides content, marketing and publishing services. Its Children’s division includes books by authors J.K. Rowling, Michael Rosen, Sarah J. Maas, Debi Gliori, Sarah Crossan and others.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)252.36m
  • Net income in GBP18.41m
  • Incorporated1986
  • Employees818.00
  • Location
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC50 Bedford SquareLONDON WC1B 3DPUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 207 631 5600
  • Fax+44 207 631 5800
  • Websitehttps://www.bloomsbury.com/
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Storytel AB (publ)250.13m-29.93m193.96m830.00--1.00--0.7755-5.53-5.5345.2932.120.865323.695.57---10.28-14.32-14.76-22.3437.9156.21-11.88-12.911.08------22.1122.28-0.359------
Roularta Media Group NV302.24m6.71m201.40m1.34k26.940.905811.350.66640.64590.645929.1619.210.89865.856.39--0.1453-2.160.2179-3.2581.0581.160.1617-2.681.17--0.0483--14.305.97-54.08---10.10--
Promotora de Informaciones S.A.731.75m-11.41m223.11m6.90k------0.3049-0.0175-0.01751.15-0.73980.8928--3.85---1.43-9.55-2.64-18.99--59.64-1.60-14.681.096.202.11--13.90-8.6987.45---5.14--
Reach PLC601.40m52.30m224.80m4.31k4.300.35263.100.37380.1650.1651.902.010.462440.846.09139,698.004.020.04864.600.05537.5345.858.700.09870.938773.790.06831,934.38-2.34-0.70961,703.45-3.599.015.70
Wilmington PLC119.51m18.20m260.96m779.0014.573.659.922.180.20320.20321.330.81150.8859--4.29153,412.1013.495.9122.399.81--20.3015.237.41--64.680.118764.207.080.1159821.9020.66-9.79-0.7161
Rizzoli Corriere della Sera Mediagrp SpA744.29m44.13m357.62m2.95k8.03--3.840.48050.09680.09681.63----------------------5.947.11--13.02-----0.1418-1.16-30.80-6.7630.18--
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc252.36m18.41m371.32m818.0020.482.0412.311.470.22220.22223.042.230.86572.962.59308,513.406.325.249.917.4452.1453.397.306.581.3349.710.059861.4324.2910.0523.3118.1022.5010.59
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA795.36m45.89m448.16m1.90k9.72--4.910.56350.20020.20023.47------------------51.5438.155.713.50--17.92----11.85-1.4217.8623.94----
Data as of Mar 30 2023. Currency figures normalised to Bloomsbury Publishing PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

50.69%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 06 Jan 20239.77m11.97%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 02 Sep 20227.52m9.21%
Allianz Suisse Versicherungs-Gesellschaft AGas of 16 Nov 20224.10m5.02%
Premier Fund Managers Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20223.97m4.87%
Liontrust Portfolio Management Ltd.as of 29 Feb 20203.61m4.42%
Montanaro Asset Management Ltd.as of 29 Feb 20203.35m4.11%
Abrdn Alternative Investments Ltd.as of 21 May 20192.93m3.59%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers Ltd.as of 02 Jan 20232.38m2.91%
Herald Investment Management Ltd.as of 02 Jan 20231.88m2.30%
Chelverton Asset Management Ltd.as of 02 Jan 20231.87m2.29%
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Data from 30 Jun 2022 - 02 Mar 2023Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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