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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Fundamentals

Company NameBloomsbury Publishing PLCLast Updated2024-07-12
IndustryPublishingSectorCommunication Services
Shares in Issue81.438 mMarket Cap£578.21 m
PE Ratio18.15Dividend per Share£0.14
Dividend Yield1.98Dividend Cover2.79
EPS£0.39EPS Growth (%)0.59
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0.2988
Debt Ratio0.0240Debt Equity Ratio0.0322
Asset Equity Ratio1.8362Cash Equity Ratio0.3248
Quick Ratio1.1872Current Ratio1.67
Price To Book Value2.8563ROCE0

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Prelim2024-07-252024-08-23GBP0.1099
Interim2023-11-022023-12-01GBP0.0370
Prelim2023-07-272023-08-25GBP0.1034
Interim2022-11-032022-12-02GBP0.0141
Prelim2022-07-282022-08-26GBP0.0940
Interim2021-11-042021-12-03GBP0.0134
Prelim2021-07-292021-08-27GBP0.0758

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Company Financials

Assets2024202320222021
Tangible Assets£9.76 m£11.63 m£12.95 m£13.28 m
Intangible Assets£80.28 m£86.90 m£88.23 m£66.03 m
Investments00£45,000.00£162,000.00
Total Fixed Assets£104.52 m£107.39 m£109.32 m£84.38 m
Stocks£36.68 m£43.36 m£33.82 m£26.77 m
Debtors£123.67 m£78.29 m£72.14 m£67.51 m
Cash & Equivalents£65.75 m£51.54 m£41.23 m£54.47 m
Other Assets£14.48 m£8.86 m£8.09 m£4.91 m
Total Assets£371.74 m£315.11 m£289.24 m£259.16 m
Liabilities2024202320222021
Creditors within 1 year£159.55 m£115.26 m£106.31 m£77.14 m
Creditors after 1 year£9.74 m£12.02 m£13.95 m£13.77 m
Other Liabilities0000
Total Liabilities£169.29 m£127.28 m£120.27 m£90.91 m
Net assets£202.45 m£187.84 m£168.97 m£168.25 m
Equity2024202320222021
Called up share capital£1.02 m£1.02 m£1.02 m£1.02 m
Share Premium£47.34 m£47.34 m£47.34 m£47.34 m
Profit / Loss£41.49 m£25.41 m£22.18 m£17.35 m
Other Equity£202.45 m£187.84 m£168.97 m£168.25 m
Preference & Minorities0000
Total Capital Employed£202.45 m£187.84 m£168.97 m£168.25 m
Ratios2024202320222021
Debt Ratio£0.03£0.04£0.06£0.06
Debt-to-Equity£0.03£0.05£0.06£0.07
Assets / Equity1.83621.83621.83621.8362
Cash / Equity0.32480.32480.32480.3248
EPS£0.40£0.25£0.21£0.17
Cash Flow2024202320222021
Cash from operating activities£37.62 m£26.62 m£39.81 m£25.17 m
Cashflow before financing£20.68 m£13.85 m£16.76 m£29.57 m
Increase in Cash£16.07 m£7.23 m-£14.04 m£23.85 m
Income2024202320222021
Turnover£342.65 m£264.10 m£230.11 m£185.14 m
Cost of sales£148.06 m£119.19 m£107.95 m£85.53 m
Gross Profit£194.59 m£144.91 m£122.16 m£99.60 m
Operating Profit£40.60 m£25.60 m£22.56 m£17.83 m
Pre-Tax profit£41.49 m£25.41 m£22.18 m£17.35 m

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Company Background

SectorCommunication Services
ActivitiesBloomsbury Publishing PLC is a publisher of books and other media for general readers, children, students, researchers, and professionals. It offers authors access to these multiple markets in multiple formats throughout the world in print, through e-books, digital downloads, and apps in schools, libraries, universities, and in terrestrial and internet bookshops. The company divisions are Consumer and Non-Consumer. Consumer division is split out into Children's Trade and Adult Trade; and Non-Consumer split between Academic and Professional, Education, Special Interest, and Content Services. It derives maximum revenue from the Consumer division segment. The company operates in the UK, North America, and other countries.
Latest Interim Date26 Oct 2023
Latest Fiscal Year End Date23 May 2024

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2024-06-17Mr. John George BasonNon-Executive Director
2007-10-08Mr. Charles Archibald Adam BlackNon-Executive Director,Vice Chairman
2015-07-23Mr. Ian Donald CormackNon-Executive Director
2005-07-13Mr. Michael J MayerNon-Executive Director
2018-06-20Mr. Richard Dennis Paul CharkinExecutive Director
2003-07-01Mr. David Harper WardSales Director
2020-07-30Mr. Jonathan Michael Rennie GlasspoolExecutive Director
2012-06-22Mr. Colin Raymond AdamsExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2021-07-15Mr. John Anthony WarrenNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2024-06-17Mr. John Nigel NewtonExecutive Director,Founder and Chief Executive Officer
2013-08-29Mr. Jeremy WilsonNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2017-07-18Sir Anthony SalzNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2019-07-17Ms. Jill Louise JonesNon-Executive Director
2018-07-18Ms. Wendy PallotExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2011-08-09Ms. Elizabeth Nicole CalderExecutive Director,Publishing Director
2023-06-23Mr. Steven HallNon-Executive Director
2024-06-17Sir Richard LambertNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2024-06-17Ms. Penny Scott-BayfieldExecutive Director,Group Finance Director

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Contact Details

Company NameBloomsbury Publishing PLC
Address50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP
Telephone+44 02076315627
Websitehttps://www.bloomsbury.com

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Advisors

Remuneration ConsultantNew Bridge Street
Phone+44 2070868000
Fax+44 2076211511
BankLloyds Banking Group
StockbrokerInvestec Securities
Phone+44 2075974000
Fax+44 2075974070
Financial PR AdviserBell Pottinger - Financial and Corporate
Phone+44 2037722500
SolicitorSteinfeld Solicitors
Phone+44 020 7034 7397
Fax+44 020 7034 7125
Financial AdviserInvestec Investment Banking
Phone +44 2075974000
Fax+44 20 75974070
SolicitorReynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP
Phone(020) 3060 6000
Fax(020) 3060 7000
BankRoyal Bank of Scotland PLC