Future PLC

Future PLC

Consumer DiscretionaryMedia
  • Price (GBX)1,077.00
  • Today's Change-25.00 / -2.27%
  • Shares traded210.07k
  • 1 Year change-58.42%
  • Beta0.9682
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About the company

Future plc is a United Kingdom-based multi-platform media company. The Company’s portfolio consists approximately 240 brands, which covers technology, games, television (TV) and entertainment, women’s lifestyle, luxury, wealth, knowledge, music, creative and photography, sports, home interest, and business-to-business (B2B) sectors. Its brands include TechRadar, Gamesradar+, Tom’s Guide, CinemaBlend, Marie Claire, Decanter, Kiplinger, The Week, Guitar World, Digital Camera World, Live Science. The Company solutions include digital advertising, affiliates, events, digital licensing, media, magazine and other. The Company’s subsidiaries include Ascent Publishing Limited, Barcroft Media Limited, Barcroft Productions Limited, Energylinx Limited, Energylinx for Business Limited, Energylinx for Business Trading Limited, Future Holdings 2002 Limited, Future UK Finance Limited, Future Publishing Limited and other.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)825.40m
  • Net income in GBP122.20m
  • Incorporated1999
  • Employees2.99k
  • 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-47.00%--
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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)
Wilmington PLC119.51m18.20m271.54m779.0015.163.8010.332.270.20320.20321.330.81150.8859--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 SpA742.62m44.03m356.36m2.95k8.02--3.840.47990.09680.09681.63----------------------5.947.11--13.02-----0.1418-1.16-30.80-6.7630.18--
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc252.36m18.41m363.16m818.0020.031.9912.041.440.22220.22223.042.230.86572.962.59308,513.406.325.249.917.4452.1453.397.306.581.3349.710.059861.4324.2910.0523.3118.1022.5010.59
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA793.58m45.78m443.48m1.90k9.64--4.870.55880.20020.20023.47------------------51.5438.155.713.50--17.92----11.85-1.4217.8623.94----
Alma Media Oyj271.30m63.19m666.10m1.68k10.703.708.502.460.85960.85963.692.490.609153.719.23183,859.4014.2111.3217.5216.1287.8286.0223.3217.270.667--0.453372.3812.13-3.4164.9117.4319.4612.89
TX Group AG820.11m-39.46m951.56m3.41k--0.45999.441.16-4.19-4.1987.06219.600.258629.403.47270,824.80-0.12896.25-0.1658.4882.0783.83-0.498519.611.540.98780.062726.16-3.62-0.9788-105.54--24.38-41.82
Sanoma Oyj1.14bn66.97m1.15bn5.08k17.181.884.471.010.46690.46697.964.260.64338.578.22255,601.503.825.935.209.5264.7266.835.9410.220.41912.060.551870.713.73-1.98-24.10--7.701.12
Future plc825.40m122.20m1.33bn2.99k10.991.266.571.611.001.006.788.780.4599355.187.11276,515.906.816.217.907.4852.6751.6714.8011.470.617511.100.32934.2336.0357.7884.87138.0134.86--
Lagardere SA5.38bn27.24m2.49bn21.59k82.543.614.100.46320.24330.22144.495.560.72133.256.54283,358.800.672-0.30231.19-0.522264.5065.320.9317-0.45040.58221.330.8312--15.42-7.5583.91---11.67-17.40
Pearson plc3.84bn242.00m5.91bn20.44k25.341.3410.581.540.32580.32585.186.150.523820.163.21187,934.203.334.244.215.3346.7349.846.358.621.82--0.217946.4712.05-3.1736.72-9.61-8.724.81
Data as of Mar 28 2023. Currency figures normalised to Future PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

42.10%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Alken Asset Management Ltd.as of 21 Apr 20217.94m6.57%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 03 Feb 20236.02m4.98%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 10 Jan 20236.01m4.97%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 15 Dec 20204.90m4.05%
Slater Investments Ltd.as of 04 Jan 20214.74m3.92%
Invesco Asset Management Ltd.as of 29 Nov 20224.51m3.73%
Oberweis Asset Management, Inc.as of 29 Nov 20224.48m3.71%
abrdn Investment Management Ltd.as of 10 May 20224.36m3.61%
AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd.as of 29 Nov 20224.30m3.56%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 24 May 20223.61m2.99%
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Data from 31 Aug 2022 - 28 Feb 2023Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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