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Card Factory Fundamentals

Company Name Card Factory Last Updated 18 Apr 2019
Industry Retail Sector General Retailers
Shares in Issue (m) 341.55 Market Cap (£m) 683.10
PE Ratio 13.33 Div per Share (p) 9.30
Div Yield 0.00 Div Cover 1.61
EPS 15.00 EPS Growth (%) -12.28
PEG -1.09 DPS Growth (%) 0.00
Debt Ratio 40.43 Debt Equity Ratio 0.68
Net Gearing 49.07 Gross Gearing 49.90
Asset Equity Ratio 2.00 Cash Equity Ratio 1.67
Quick Ratio 0.33 Current Ratio 1.28
Price To Book Value 3.00 ROCE 17.42

Card Factory Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H2 Dividend 09 May 2019 18 Jun 2019 GBX 6.40 9.30
Special Dividend 08 Nov 2018 14 Dec 2018 GBX 5.00
H1 Dividend 08 Nov 2018 14 Dec 2018 GBX 2.90
H2 Dividend 03 May 2018 08 Jun 2018 GBX 6.40 9.30
Special Dividend 09 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017 GBX 15.00
H1 Dividend 09 Nov 2017 15 Dec 2017 GBX 2.90
H2 Dividend 04 May 2017 09 Jun 2017 GBX 6.30 9.10
Special Dividend 20 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 GBX 15.00
H1 Dividend 20 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 GBX 2.80
H2 Dividend 05 May 2016 10 Jun 2016 GBX 6.00 8.50
Special Dividend 15 Oct 2015 27 Nov 2015 GBX 15.00
H1 Dividend 15 Oct 2015 27 Nov 2015 GBX 2.50
H2 Dividend 30 Apr 2015 05 Jun 2015 GBX 6.80 6.80

Card Factory Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Tangible Assets 40 40 39
Intangible Assets 320 332 330
Investments 2 3 2
Total Fixed Assets 362 375 371
Stocks 69 52 51
Debtors 18 17 17
Cash & Equivalents 4 4 3
Other Assets 2 0 4
Total Assets 455 447 446
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Creditors within 1 year 72 65 56
Creditors after 1 year 155 163 141
Other Liabilities 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 227 228 196
Net assets 228 218 250
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Called up share capital 3 3 3
Share Premium 202 202 202
Profit / Loss 67 73 83
Other Equity 4 -3 4
Preference & Minorities 0 0 0
Total Capital Employed 228 218 250
Ratios 2019 2018 2017
Debt Ratio 40.43 42.74 36.06
Debt-to-Equity 0.68 0.72 0.72
Net Gearing 49.07 50.28 43.36
Gross Gearing 49.90 51.09 44.03
Assets / Equity 2.00 2.04 1.79
Cash / Equity 1.67 1.65 1.20
EPS 15.00 17.10 19.30
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 86 73 82
Cashflow before financing 74 60 72
Increase in Cash 15 -6 -17
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 436 422 398
Cost of sales 308 305 272
Gross Profit 128 118 126
Operating Profit 71 76 86
Pre-Tax profit 67 73 83
Profit / Loss for the year 3 3 3

Card Factory Company Background

Sector General Retailers
Activities Card Factory plc is the UK's leading specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts. It focuses on the value and mid-market segments of the UK's large and resilient greeting cards market, and also offers a wide range of complementary products associated with card giving occasions. Card Factory principally operates through its nationwide chain of over 950 Card Factory stores, as well as through its online offerings: www.cardfactory.co.uk and www.gettingpersonal.co.uk.
Latest Interim Date 25 Sep 2018
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 16 Apr 2019

Card Factory Directors

Appointed Director Position
22 Feb 2016 Karen Rachael Hubbard Chief Executive Officer
20 Apr 2017 Kristian Brian Lee Chief Financial Officer
19 Oct 2018 Paul Stephen Moody Non-Executive Chairman
04 Dec 2017 Roger Mark Whiteside Non-Executive Director
30 Apr 2014 David Anthony Stead Non-Executive Director
01 Dec 2014 Paul McCrudden Non-Executive Director
30 Apr 2014 Octavia Kate Morley Non-Executive Director

Card Factory Contact Details

Company Name Card Factory
Company Address Century House, Brunel Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 0XG.
Company Telephone +44 (0)1924 839 150
Company Website http://www.cardfactoryinvestors.com/

Card Factory Advisors

Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 1 The Embankment, Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4DW.
Auditor Website http://www.kpmg.com/
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)113 231 3000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website http://www.equiniti.com/
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name Morgan Stanley Securities
Broker Address 25 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QA.
Broker Website http://www.morganstanley.com/
Broker Telephone +44 (0)20 7425 8000
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Solicitor Name Linklaters LLP
Solicitor Address 1 Silk Street, London EC2Y 8HQ.
Solicitor Website http://www.linklaters.com/
Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)20 7456 2000
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