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The Character Group PLC Fundamentals

Company NameThe Character Group PLCLast Updated2024-05-24
IndustryLeisureSectorConsumer Cyclical
Shares in Issue18.764 mMarket Cap£61.92 m
PE Ratio11.74Dividend per Share£0.18
Dividend Yield5.76Dividend Cover1.00
EPS£0.18EPS Growth (%)-0.56
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0.1250
Debt Ratio0.0169Debt Equity Ratio0.0021
Asset Equity Ratio1.4009Cash Equity Ratio0.3467
Quick Ratio1.7799Current Ratio2.66
Price To Book Value1.5990ROCE0

The Character Group PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2024-07-112024-07-26GBP0.0800
Prelim2024-01-112024-01-26GBP0.1100
Interim2023-07-132023-07-28GBP0.0800
Prelim2023-01-122023-01-27GBP0.1000
Interim2022-07-142022-07-29GBP0.0700
Prelim2022-01-132022-01-28GBP0.0900
Interim2021-07-152021-07-30GBP0.0600

The Character Group PLC Company Financials

Assets202320222021
Tangible Assets£10.76 m£10.52 m£9.68 m
Intangible Assets£2.34 m£1.96 m£1.81 m
Investments000
Total Fixed Assets£15.01 m£14.48 m£13.25 m
Stocks£17.95 m£26.17 m£10.89 m
Debtors£23.32 m£21.36 m£24.18 m
Cash & Equivalents£10.89 m£26.65 m£35.92 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£71.33 m£93.02 m£86.92 m
Liabilities202320222021
Creditors within 1 year£31.33 m£53.04 m£40.72 m
Creditors after 1 year£631,000.00£1.07 m£1.35 m
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£31.96 m£54.12 m£42.07 m
Net assets£39.37 m£38.90 m£44.85 m
Equity202320222021
Called up share capital£1.07 m£1.07 m£1.18 m
Share Premium£19.63 m£19.45 m£19.10 m
Profit / Loss£4.69 m£11.44 m£15.29 m
Other Equity£39.37 m£38.90 m£44.85 m
Preference & Minorities000
Total Capital Employed£39.37 m£38.90 m£44.85 m
Ratios202320222021
Debt Ratio£0.01£0.02£0.02
Debt-to-Equity£0.01£0.02£0.02
Assets / Equity1.40091.40091.4009
Cash / Equity0.34670.34670.3467
EPS£0.20£0.46£0.41
Cash Flow202320222021
Cash from operating activities-£2.97 m£3.62 m£25.48 m
Cashflow before financing-£6.89 m-£13.54 m£22.95 m
Increase in Cash-£10.89 m-£16.83 m£16.71 m
Income202320222021
Turnover£122.59 m£176.40 m£140.00 m
Cost of sales£89.81 m£135.04 m£99.55 m
Gross Profit£32.79 m£41.37 m£40.44 m
Operating Profit£5.30 m£11.44 m£13.24 m
Pre-Tax profit£4.69 m£11.44 m£15.29 m

The Character Group PLC Company Background

SectorConsumer Cyclical
ActivitiesCharacter Group (The) PLC designs, manufactures, and distributes various games, and gifts based on television and cartoon characters. The company operates in the United Kingdom and other parts of the World under the brand name Peppa Pig, Bluey, Pokemon, My Little Pony, and others. Its geographical segments include the United Kingdom, the Far East, and Scandinavia. The company earns maximu revenue from Far East.
Latest Interim Date9 May 2024
Latest Fiscal Year End Date12 Dec 2023

The Character Group PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2015-07-15Lord Mark William Ogilvie BirdwoodNon-Executive Director
2023-12-12Mr. Jonathan James Diver Executive Director,Joint Managing Director
2023-12-12Mr. Kirankumar Premchand ShahExecutive Director,Joint Managing Director and Group Finance Director
2024-01-19Mr. Richard KingNon-Executive Director,Chairman
1997-06-04Mr. Ian Stanley FennNon-Executive Director
2023-01-01Mr. David HarrisNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
2023-12-12Mr. Joseph John Patrick KissaneExecutive Director,Managing Director of UK Operations
2017-12-21Mr. Mark Timothy Dowding FCCA,MBAExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
2023-12-12Mr. Michael Spencer HydeNon-Executive Director
2023-12-12Mrs. Carmel Elizabeth Elinor WarrenNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2023-12-12Mr. Jeremiah Healy Executive Director,Group Marketing Director
2023-12-12Mr. Clive William Crouch Non-Executive Director

The Character Group PLC Contact Details

Company NameCharacter Group (The) PLC
AddressOne Ropemaker Street, 16th Floor, Citypoint, London, EC2Y 9AW
Telephone+44 2089495898
Websitehttp://www.thecharacter.com

The Character Group PLC Advisors

BankDBS Bank Limited
StockbrokerAllenby Capital Limited
Phone+44 2033285656
Fax+44 2033942970
Nominated AdviserPanmure Gordon (UK) Ltd
Phone+44 2078862500
StockbrokerPanmure Gordon (UK) Ltd
Phone+44 2078862500
Financial PR AdviserTooleystreet Communications Ltd
BankBarclays Bank PLC
SolicitorDuane Morris
Phone+44 2077862100
Fax+44 2077862101
RegistrarNeville Registrars Ltd
Phone+44 1215851131
Fax+44 1215851132
BankStandard Chartered Bank PLC
Phone+234 12700025
AuditorMHA MacIntyre Hudson
Phone+44 2074294100
Fax+44 2072488939