Future PLC

Future PLC

Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)1,366.00
  • Today's Change-34.00 / -2.43%
  • Shares traded62.64k
  • 1 Year change160.69%
  • Beta0.8210
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Dec 11 2019 14:02 GMT.
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About the company

Future plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in publishing of special-interest consumer magazines, applications and Websites. The Company is also engaged in the operation of events in the areas of technology, games and entertainment; photography, and creative and field sports. The Company operates through media, magazine and other segment. The media segment consists of Websites and events. The magazine segment consists of magazines. The Company's geographical segments include the United Kingdom and the United States. The technology and photography brands include T3, MacFormat, Maximum PC, Mobile Choice, Digital Camera, N-Photo and Photo Plus. The games and entertainment brands include Official PlayStation, PC Gamer, SFX and Total Film. The creative and design brands include 3D World, Computer Arts and net. The music brands include Guitarist, Rhythm, Computer Music and Acoustic Magazine. It has a portfolio of over 200 print titles, applications, Websites and events.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)221.50m
  • Net income in GBP8.10m
  • Incorporated1999
  • Employees1.00k
  • Location
    Future PLCQuay House, The AmburyBATH BA1 1UAUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 122 544 2244
  • Websitehttp://www.futureplc.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
FUTR:LSE since
Barcroft Studios LtdAnnounced14 Nov 201914 Nov 2019Announced-5.27%30.20m
SmartBrief IncDeal completed29 Jul 201929 Jul 2019Deal completed25.09%45.00m
Mobile Nations LLCDeal completed01 Mar 201901 Mar 2019Deal completed99.13%120.60m
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Dec 11 2019 14:02 GMT.

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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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Reach PLC722.70m40.50m329.20m4.77k8.100.56945.250.45550.13580.13582.431.930.526164.866.52151,445.902.952.333.372.6346.6049.595.604.850.874854.500.064344.5816.161.75-290.45--6.96--
John Menzies plc1.31bn1.70m372.48m36.31k213.944.165.980.28350.0207-0.005815.651.061.45--4.3036,179.120.23231.490.43382.85--50.890.15990.5510.91724.650.8574146.481.37-7.49454.55-16.696.68-2.62
GlobalData PLC171.06m-4.41m1.36bn3.24k--9.2178.467.94-0.0385-0.04571.391.250.4898--3.8752,747.46-1.24-2.26-1.77-3.6340.0036.85-2.53-3.67--2.110.4279--32.7923.73-416.11--34.85--
Future plc221.50m8.10m1.37bn1.00k148.605.4858.396.200.09420.09422.552.550.691--5.57--2.53-0.5273.47-0.754348.0843.093.66-0.6918--23.150.1802--77.7727.40179.31--16.59--
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC256.05m19.87m1.39bn1.99k68.952.6527.775.440.18480.56642.384.810.3175--4.31--2.506.673.7410.01----7.8615.14------66.154.59-8.83-69.58-23.389.57-0.6162
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C1.40bn620.90m1.77bn7.19k4.564.032.551.261.841.845.102.090.6278--5.04195,259.3027.589.9553.4316.39--67.1543.9313.941.01--0.214736.30-8.82-3.15496.2141.65-11.90-8.25
Pearson plc4.09bn447.00m4.95bn24.32k11.021.166.721.210.57480.57485.275.480.524710.213.51168,283.905.76-2.977.08-3.6652.7254.4910.97-6.731.80411.000.319---8.51-4.0246.6314.871.90-17.36
Data as of Dec 11 2019. Currency figures normalised to Future PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

43.92%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Slater Investments Ltd.as of 12 Dec 20186.80m6.98%
Hargreave Hale Ltd.as of 26 Nov 20194.90m5.03%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 23 Oct 20194.42m4.55%
Standard Life Investments Ltd.as of 28 Feb 20194.31m4.43%
Aberforth Partners LLPas of 05 Sep 20194.15m4.27%
Merian Global Investors (UK) Ltd.as of 24 May 20194.12m4.23%
Invesco Asset Management Ltd.as of 20 Sep 20194.08m4.19%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 04 Nov 20193.87m3.98%
Oberweis Asset Management, Inc.as of 22 Nov 20193.61m3.71%
Herald Investment Management Ltd.as of 12 Dec 20182.49m2.55%
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