Future PLC

Future PLC

Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)1,900.00
  • Today's Change40.00 / 2.15%
  • Shares traded591.59k
  • 1 Year change53.47%
  • Beta1.1129
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About the company

Future PLC is a United Kingdom-based media company. The Company operates through two segments: United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US). It also operates through sub-segment, which includes Media and Magazines. Media sub-segment includes Websites and events. Media division includes revenues from digital advertising and ecommerce revenue. The Magazine division publishes special interest magazines and bookazines in both print and digital format. Its covers various periodic titles, including Classic Rock, Guitar World, How It Works, Homebuilding & Renovating, FourFourTwo, Digital Camera, Guitar Player, What Hi-Fi?, Guitarist, PC Gamer and Music Week. Its services include advertising solutions, events, ecommerce, digital licensing, print licensing, audience insight, endorsement licensing and content syndication.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)257.10m
  • Net income in GBP21.60m
  • Incorporated1999
  • Employees1.23k
  • 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
Barcroft Studios LtdAnnounced14 Nov 201914 Nov 2019Announced31.76%30.20m
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Sep 25 2020 16:53 BST.

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 Oyj218.26m27.56m558.14m1.55k20.562.8111.632.560.35991.222.852.630.640719.117.88155,817.009.768.8614.1014.5184.7780.4315.239.711.89--0.141683.57-1.77-3.276.2519.08-15.5927.23
TX Group AG833.96m-77.29m578.54m3.64k--0.417316.100.6937-8.64-8.6492.95154.560.361325.444.28268,614.90-2.396.59-3.329.1183.0985.67-6.6216.681.03--0.036231.046.58-0.7094-32.87-15.0317.40-4.90
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC403.02m65.91m887.43m1.56k13.271.648.832.200.6120.6123.744.940.4615--5.28258,012.807.577.7610.4611.69----16.4016.19--69.280.208256.8164.07-0.2415-6.72-4.149.57-0.6162
Daily Mail and General Trust P L C1.30bn142.20m1.40bn6.10k13.651.397.231.080.48710.99554.054.770.5985--4.44212,489.806.568.8212.0013.94--68.2810.9613.331.412.310.207738.09-0.2909-5.89-83.79-13.07-22.38-8.89
Sanoma Oyj768.32m30.49m1.59bn4.48k52.063.689.022.070.2044-0.10565.152.890.50593.884.52212,294.502.17-1.834.21-3.6771.3768.854.29-3.080.30245.720.5366--2.46-13.64-13.761.04-9.0720.11
GlobalData PLC176.40m10.61m1.75bn3.36k174.7112.3853.529.910.08470.08471.411.200.4826--4.0152,577.052.90-0.71354.26-1.1041.5137.666.01-1.23--3.950.43--13.1029.81162.47--2.27--
Future plc257.10m21.60m1.82bn1.23k82.824.9642.107.090.22460.22462.793.750.5631--6.19209,877.504.73-0.5275.56-0.754351.8142.668.40-0.6849----0.2825--70.2527.40179.31--16.59--
Lagardere SCA5.27bn-304.87m1.83bn26.69k--2.034.450.3464-2.58-4.2544.677.510.56593.385.44215,744.30-3.382.02-5.923.6962.8563.62-5.972.420.6582-0.40120.835485.254.95-0.534211.6336.18-2.89--
Pearson plc3.53bn265.00m4.04bn22.73k15.700.96526.771.140.34180.34184.595.560.45639.342.99155,362.003.44-3.044.23-3.7448.9853.837.53-6.631.825.210.3052---6.30-3.15-55.105.711.18-17.49
Informa PLC2.30bn-735.20m5.32bn11.17k--0.8844--2.32-0.5483-0.53481.774.010.2037--4.49205,575.40-6.513.33-7.634.10--67.70-31.9510.700.98853.180.309883.1521.9820.510.3367--30.55-15.73
Data as of Sep 25 2020. Currency figures normalised to Future PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

49.69%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Standard Life Investments Ltd.as of 28 Jul 202010.07m10.27%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 03 Jun 20205.90m6.01%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 17 Mar 20204.91m5.01%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 23 Jan 20204.90m5.00%
Invesco Asset Management Ltd.as of 02 Jun 20204.77m4.87%
Aberforth Partners LLPas of 04 Dec 20194.15m4.24%
Merian Global Investors (UK) Ltd.as of 04 Dec 20194.12m4.20%
Oberweis Asset Management, Inc.as of 04 Dec 20193.61m3.69%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 01 Sep 20203.52m3.60%
Slater Investments Ltd.as of 04 Dec 20192.75m2.81%
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