Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Consumer DiscretionaryMedia
  • Price (GBX)354.00
  • Today's Change3.00 / 0.85%
  • Shares traded42.87k
  • 1 Year change+35.51%
  • Beta0.5591
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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 has two publishing divisions: Consumer and Non-Consumer, reflecting the core customers of its different operations. The Consumer Division consists of two segments: Children’s Trade and Adult Trade. The Non Consumer division consists of two segments: Academic & Professional, and Special Interest. The Company offers authors and illustrators access to global markets in multiple formats and via multiple channels: in print, as ebooks and audio books, through digital downloads and apps and via online educational databases; in schools, libraries and universities and through terrestrial and online retailers. It is the publisher of Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones, Roz Chast’s Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, Dr. Louise Aronson’s Elderhood, and others.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)207.51m
  • Net income in GBP19.97m
  • Incorporated1986
  • Employees719.00
  • 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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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
BMY:LSE since
Head Of Zeus LtdDeal completed02 Jun 202102 Jun 2021Deal completed14.56%11.95m
Red Globe PressDeal completed01 Jun 202101 Jun 2021Deal completed11.32%5.26m
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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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Roularta Media Group NV237.16m13.38m185.40m1.27k12.610.87387.270.78181.311.3123.1418.880.78868.196.10234,651.404.35-4.326.26-6.3683.4678.645.51-6.221.41--0.0248---13.36-2.46-44.87-39.2222.6113.91
Dogan Burda Dergi Yayincilik ve Pzrlm AS4.45m104.41k185.53m177.001,776.86163.84607.7741.680.09680.09684.131.051.4335.714.22--3.36-3.576.53-5.8541.5837.682.35-2.411.69--0.1924---27.57-8.87-63.29---9.44--
Wilmington PLC113.03m-4.55m198.83m835.00--5.4242.591.76-0.0521-0.05211.290.41870.7626--4.57135,361.70-3.073.12-5.235.03--20.52-4.024.04--8.110.48797.29-0.04251.34-197.28--14.82-13.60
North Media A/S117.55m33.93m231.94m411.006.441.806.241.9715.6215.1555.0655.890.828178.8613.532,297,753.0023.9012.2528.6214.9559.5150.2928.8610.665.69--0.11146.00-0.01910.643643.26--10.72--
Gyldendal A/S107.19m348.10k283.48m509.00171.881.4322.642.643.003.00922.63361.,831,792.00-0.28753.04-0.47565.0460.1956.89-0.23842.740.62972.910.157771.502.241.63-78.70-42.5712.640.00
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc207.51m19.97m288.89m719.0014.681.7810.191.390.24120.24122.511.990.81062.912.46288,602.207.804.7711.406.5955.4553.329.626.121.5360.310.07165.6413.748.3930.447.1313.287.39
Promotora de Informaciones S.A.549.43m-128.30m297.82m6.79k------0.542-0.21970.32740.9229-0.75290.5825--2.4790,693.30-13.05-7.15-26.01-13.27--54.33-22.41-12.411.29-0.1502.03---26.27-12.51-165.68---10.81--
Rizzoli Corriere della Sera Mediagrp SpA728.34m70.46m356.09m3.03k5.,793.308.224.9513.459.57--86.939.705.580.77279.010.4163---18.85-6.20-53.72---22.48--
Polaris Media ASA305.61m5.63m382.55m1.62k80.381.2517.,299,996.001.182.381.442.9085.2183.641.863.590.7852--0.212791.6450.1116.70-39.79-36.525.30--
Data as of Dec 03 2021. Currency figures normalised to Bloomsbury Publishing PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

59.99%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 09 Jun 202110.63m13.02%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 01 Jun 20218.96m10.98%
Liontrust Investment Partners LLPas of 21 May 20197.15m8.76%
Chelverton Asset Management Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20213.97m4.86%
Majedie Asset Management Ltd.as of 29 Feb 20203.61m4.42%
Miton Asset Management Ltd.as of 01 Oct 20213.45m4.23%
Montanaro Asset Management Ltd.as of 29 Feb 20203.35m4.11%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd.as of 21 May 20192.93m3.59%
Aberforth Partners LLPas of 01 Oct 20212.54m3.11%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers Ltd.as of 01 Oct 20212.38m2.91%
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