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Bloomsbury Publishing Fundamentals

Company Name Bloomsbury Publishing Last Updated 23 Oct 2020
Industry Consumer Services Sector Publishing
Shares in Issue (m) 81.61 Market Cap (£m) 171.38
PE Ratio 14.97 Div per Share () 0.00
Div Yield 0.61 Div Cover 10.96
EPS 14.03 EPS Growth (%) 13.42
PEG 1.12 DPS Growth (%) -100.00
Debt Ratio 9.47 Debt Equity Ratio 0.20
Net Gearing 21.21 Gross Gearing 34.85
Asset Equity Ratio 1.54 Cash Equity Ratio 20.94
Quick Ratio 1.80 Current Ratio 2.23
Price To Book Value 1.15 ROCE 9.50

Bloomsbury Publishing Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 07 Nov 2019 06 Dec 2019 GBX 1.28
H2 Dividend 25 Jul 2019 23 Aug 2019 GBX 6.75 7.96
H1 Dividend 01 Nov 2018 29 Nov 2018 GBX 1.21
H2 Dividend 26 Jul 2018 24 Aug 2018 GBX 6.36 7.51
H1 Dividend 02 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2017 GBX 1.15
H2 Dividend 24 Aug 2017 20 Sep 2017 GBX 5.60 6.70
H1 Dividend 03 Nov 2016 30 Nov 2016 GBX 1.10
H2 Dividend 25 Aug 2016 21 Sep 2016 GBX 5.34 6.40
H1 Dividend 05 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2015 GBX 1.06

Bloomsbury Publishing Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Tangible Assets 2 2 2
Intangible Assets 67 67 62
Investments 18 4 4
Total Fixed Assets 86 73 68
Stocks 27 26 27
Debtors 85 81 77
Cash & Equivalents 31 28 25
Other Assets 0 0 0
Total Assets 230 207 197
Liabilities (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Creditors within 1 year 64 61 55
Creditors after 1 year 16 3 2
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 80 63 57
Net assets 150 144 140
Equity (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Called up share capital 1 1 1
Share Premium 39 39 39
Profit / Loss 16 12 12
Other Equity 17 16 14
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 150 144 140
Ratios 2020 2019 2018
Debt Ratio 9.47 1.80 1.57
Debt-to-Equity 0.20 0.04 0.04
Net Gearing 21.21 17.28 16.24
Gross Gearing 34.85 30.59 29.15
Assets / Equity 1.54 1.44 1.41
Cash / Equity 20.94 19.19 18.22
EPS 14.03 12.37 12.15
Cash Flow (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Cash from operating activities 17 15 19
Cashflow before financing 12 8 16
Increase in Cash 4 2 11
Income (£m) 2020 2019 2018
Turnover 163 163 162
Cost of sales 75 75 77
Gross Profit 88 88 84
Operating Profit 13 12 12
Pre-Tax profit 16 12 12
Profit / Loss for the year 1 1 1

Bloomsbury Publishing Company Background

Sector Publishing
Activities Bloomsbury Publishing plc is a leading independent publisher of fiction, non-fiction, children's, specialist, academic and professional titles, listed on the London Stock Exchange. We are one of the few publishers with a portfolio that includes both general and academic publishing. Bloomsbury's ambitious growth story has seen the Group become a significant global publisher with offices in the UK, US, Australia and India.
Latest Interim Date 29 Oct 2019
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 20 May 2020

Bloomsbury Publishing Directors

Appointed Director Position
1986-01-01 John Nigel Newton Chief Executive
2018-07-16 Penelope Samantha Juliette Scott-Bayfield Group Finance Director
2017-07-18 Sir Richard Peter Lambert Non-Executive Chairman
2015-07-23 John Anthony Warren Non-Executive Director
2019-07-17 Lesley-Ann Reed Non-Executive Director
2017-03-01 Steven Richard Hall Non-Executive Director

Bloomsbury Publishing Contact Details

Company Name Bloomsbury Publishing
Company Address 38 Soho Square, London W1D 3HB.
Company Telephone 020 7494 2111
Company Website http://www.bloomsbury.com/

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