Consumer DiscretionaryMedia
  • Price (GBX)1,843.00
  • Today's Change12.00 / 0.66%
  • Shares traded316.62k
  • 1 Year change-32.34%
  • Beta0.7448
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About the company

Future PLC is a United Kingdom-based company. The Company operates as a multi-platform media and a digital publisher. Its portfolio of brands covers technology, games, television and entertainment, women's lifestyle, real life, music, creative and photography, sports, home interest and business-to-business (B2B) sectors. Its brands include Techradar, Gamesradar, Country Life, woman&home, Marie Claire UK, Classic Rock, Guitar Player, FourFourTwo, TV Times, Homebuilding & Renovating, Decanter, Digital Camera, Guitarist, How It Works, Total Film, What Hi-Fi? and Music Week. The Company's other brands in especially in the consumer wealth, knowledge and technology spaces include The Week, MoneyWeek, Kiplinger, Science & Nature, Computer Active, PC Pro, IT Pro, Minecraft World, Coach and others. The Company offers solutions in advertising, digital licensing, content licensing, endorsement licensing, and sales and distribution.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)738.50m
  • Net income in GBP86.90m
  • Incorporated1999
  • Employees2.53k
  • Location
    Future PLC1-10 Praed Mews,PADDINGTON W2 1QYUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 122 544 2244
  • Websitehttp://www.futureplc.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
FUTR:LSE since
Clique Media IncDeal completed09 May 202209 May 2022Deal completed-9.30%--
Waive LtdDeal completed24 Mar 202224 Mar 2022Deal completed-30.35%--
What Culture LtdDeal completed24 Mar 202224 Mar 2022Deal completed-30.35%--
Dennis Publishing LtdAnnounced16 Aug 202116 Aug 2021Announced-50.00%415.89m
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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
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Alma Media Oyj251.54m44.55m687.47m1.64k15.345.3411.532.730.63510.63513.501.820.685348.939.10189,541.6012.1610.4916.9515.9787.5083.9517.7513.990.6745--0.568479.6519.64-4.8558.5520.87-1.0216.95
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC365.17m9.06m1.08bn2.47k117.492.1517.412.950.08380.08383.384.580.4206--4.01147,900.401.045.131.487.6280.28--2.4812.16--10.090.105166.460.2401-1.70-59.18-10.53-2.79-4.90
TX Group AG795.53m666.40m1.15bn3.38k1.720.51491.461.4475.5475.5490.30252.890.293932.703.80283,239.3025.567.9633.5710.9285.0184.8286.9822.961.80--0.042921.142.43-0.9148814.1350.2534.23-6.59
Sanoma Oyj1.07bn90.82m1.78bn4.85k19.602.996.761.660.6490.64847.684.250.64498.7510.86259,664.005.541.867.493.3166.6367.448.593.160.350521.070.5061125.1717.89-4.24-57.73-3.103.8621.98
Future plc738.50m86.90m2.21bn2.53k25.832.3813.692.990.70880.70886.027.710.4804333.816.34292,243.805.655.556.836.9652.5450.3711.778.900.529214.110.33915.0378.6859.3849.21--34.73--
Lagardere SA4.43bn-85.68m3.02bn21.59k--,497.90-1.02-0.3023-1.78-0.522266.3565.32-1.70-0.45040.7503-0.07460.8233--15.42-7.5583.91---11.67-17.40
Pearson plc3.43bn159.00m5.63bn20.74k36.161.349.921.640.20890.20894.525.640.463415.392.89165,252.602.164.372.755.4849.0451.484.678.941.9713.320.246542.220.9126-5.51-48.71---6.40-16.99
Informa PLC1.80bn77.90m8.02bn10.04k108.131.4318.474.460.05050.05051.193.830.1806--5.02179,082.000.8858-0.6051.04-0.7267--67.634.90-2.540.92281.910.2746--8.305.99107.52-14.60-13.42--
Data as of May 25 2022. Currency figures normalised to Future PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

46.16%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Alken Asset Management Ltd.as of 21 Apr 20217.94m6.57%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 29 Nov 20217.40m6.13%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 12 Feb 20217.06m5.85%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 29 Nov 20215.99m4.96%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 15 Dec 20204.90m4.06%
Slater Investments Ltd.as of 04 Jan 20214.74m3.92%
Invesco Asset Management Ltd.as of 16 Feb 20214.70m3.89%
Oberweis Asset Management, Inc.as of 29 Nov 20214.46m3.70%
Abrdn Investment Management Ltd.as of 10 May 20224.36m3.61%
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd.as of 29 Nov 20214.20m3.48%
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Data from 30 Dec 2020 - 31 Mar 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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