Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)3,666.00
  • Today's Change-64.00 / -1.72%
  • Shares traded400.98k
  • 1 Year change+92.95%
  • Beta0.7780
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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)467.90m
  • Net income in GBP65.80m
  • Incorporated1999
  • Employees2.04k
  • 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
Dennis Publishing LtdAnnounced16 Aug 202116 Aug 2021Announced-0.54%415.89m
Marie Claire USDeal completed11 May 202111 May 2021Deal completed52.12%--
Mozo Pty LtdDeal completed02 Feb 202102 Feb 2021Deal completed104.35%--
GoCo Group PLCDeal completed25 Nov 202025 Nov 2020Deal completed86.85%765.99m
Gateway Blend LLCDeal completed02 Oct 202002 Oct 2020Deal completed87.81%--
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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)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC304.47m-1.19m1.12bn2.35k--2.2732.043.69-0.0111-0.01112.824.520.333--4.17129,453.20-0.14295.52-0.19318.26-----0.429312.51--7.320.189868.26-16.54-3.63-49.16-21.736.08-13.40
Reach PLC611.70m-59.10m1.17bn4.18k--1.87--1.91-0.1874-0.18741.942.010.440668.736.28146,199.80-4.261.17-4.851.3349.4449.40-9.662.390.985--0.057487.80-14.560.2518-128.31---12.00-2.91
GlobalData PLC182.80m28.00m1.74bn3.47k65.4112.8540.689.550.22550.22551.471.150.5116--4.4752,649.777.841.3811.742.0699.40--15.322.48--34.640.443359.780.11524.16223.60--26.6646.72
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C1.07bn57.10m2.33bn6.07k45.871.4518.832.190.24111.014.637.600.4728--4.04175,795.002.527.863.3011.96--69.745.3212.511.534.120.151640.58-9.99-8.17-52.95-20.35-26.80-9.61
Future plc467.90m65.80m4.50bn2.04k57.995.4941.329.620.64320.64324.616.790.4875--6.10229,700.506.863.698.205.0654.4347.2214.065.090.5549.270.25996.6253.3241.53446.91--25.79--
Pearson plc3.50bn279.00m5.33bn21.34k18.971.328.781.520.37110.37114.645.330.485211.713.14164,143.403.88-1.784.83-2.2149.8352.468.00-3.742.11--0.2594---12.20-5.3317.42---11.51-17.81
Informa PLC1.54bn-366.20m8.30bn10.95k--1.52902.195.41-0.2439-0.24741.023.640.1459--3.61140,274.10-3.35-0.4746-3.95-0.5761--67.65-22.98-1.800.6108-0.96450.2873---42.546.50-596.79---15.12--
Data as of Sep 27 2021. Currency figures normalised to Future PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

48.79%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Standard Life Investments Ltd.as of 16 Feb 20218.16m6.76%
Alken Asset Management Ltd.as of 21 Apr 20217.94m6.58%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 17 Feb 20217.40m6.14%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 12 Feb 20217.06m5.86%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 22 Feb 20215.99m4.97%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 15 Dec 20204.90m4.06%
Slater Investments Ltd.as of 04 Jan 20214.74m3.93%
Invesco Asset Management Ltd.as of 16 Feb 20214.70m3.89%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Sep 20214.32m3.58%
Oberweis Asset Management, Inc.as of 10 Dec 20203.64m3.02%
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