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Future PLC Fundamentals

Company NameFuture PLCLast Updated2022-08-12
IndustryPublishingSectorCommunication Services
Shares in Issue120.855 mMarket Cap£2.24 bn
PE Ratio26.81Dividend per Share£0.02
Dividend Yield0.15Dividend Cover36.31
EPS£0.58EPS Growth (%)0.36
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0.6000
Debt Ratio0.2733Debt Equity Ratio0.4257
Asset Equity Ratio1.8773Cash Equity Ratio0.0268
Quick Ratio0.5147Current Ratio0.53
Price To Book Value2.4050ROCE0

Future PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Prelim2022-01-132022-02-09GBP0.0280
Prelim2021-01-142021-02-16GBP0.0160
Interim2020-01-162020-02-14GBP0.0100

Future PLC Company Financials

Assets202120202019
Tangible Assets£47.40 m£20.90 m£2.50 m
Intangible Assets£1.15 bn£493.60 m£329.00 m
Investments00£200,000.00
Total Fixed Assets£1.21 bn£515.50 m£335.40 m
Stocks£1.00 m£700,000.000
Debtors£98.00 m£72.40 m£41.90 m
Cash & Equivalents£324.30 m£19.30 m£6.60 m
Other Assets00£3.70 m
Total Assets£1.63 bn£611.20 m£386.40 m
Liabilities202120202019
Creditors within 1 year£190.30 m£130.00 m£116.60 m
Creditors after 1 year£578.50 m£99.90 m£56.40 m
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£768.80 m£229.90 m£173.00 m
Net assets£862.30 m£381.30 m£213.40 m
Equity202120202019
Called up share capital£18.10 m£14.70 m£12.50 m
Share Premium£197.00 m£197.00 m£97.20 m
Profit / Loss£107.80 m£52.00 m£12.70 m
Other Equity£862.30 m£381.30 m£213.40 m
Preference & Minorities000
Total Capital Employed£862.30 m£381.30 m£213.40 m
Ratios202120202019
Debt Ratio£0.37£0.19£0.17
Debt-to-Equity£0.58£0.24£0.20
Assets / Equity1.87731.87731.8773
Cash / Equity0.02680.02680.0268
EPS£0.74£0.55£0.21
Cash Flow202120202019
Cash from operating activities£165.70 m£81.40 m£49.10 m
Cashflow before financing£487.20 m£93.50 m£67.30 m
Increase in Cash£306.80 m£13.70 m-£2.50 m
Income202120202019
Turnover£606.80 m£339.60 m£221.50 m
Cost of sales£282.80 m£163.00 m£115.00 m
Gross Profit£324.00 m£176.60 m£106.50 m
Operating Profit£115.30 m£50.70 m£26.70 m
Pre-Tax profit£107.80 m£52.00 m£12.70 m

Future PLC Company Background

SectorCommunication Services
ActivitiesFuture PLC is engaged in media group and digital publishing. It focuses on various areas which include Technology, games, films, music, and photography under the brand Techradar, Gamesradar+, PC gamer, Digital camera, The Photography Show,and others. The company's business segments are Media segment which comprises websites and events and the Magazine segment which includes magazines. It generates a majority of its revenue from the Media segment. Geographically, the companygenerates a majority of its revenue from the United kingdom.
Latest Interim Date18 May 2022
Latest Fiscal Year End Date30 Nov 2021

Future PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2021-12-14Ms. Meredith E. Amdur Non-Executive Director
2011-02-14Mr. Roger George Parry CBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2008-07-11Mr. Michael Geoffrey PeningtonNon-Executive Director
2021-12-14Mr. Richard Norman Legh HuntingfordNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2011-12-29Mr. John Reid BowmanExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2008-03-27Mr. John Patrick Enfield TaylorNon-Executive Director
2021-10-04Ms. Rachel Bernadette Addison HorsleyExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2017-11-24Ms. Manjit WolstenholmeNon-Executive Director
2014-11-28Mr. Mark Argent WhitelingNon-Executive Director
2011-12-29Ms. Stevie SpringExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2013-12-23Mr. Graham HardingExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2016-12-19Mr. Mark William WoodNon-Executive Director
2014-12-29Mr. Seb BishopNon-Executive Director
2021-12-14Mr. Alan Philip Stephen NewmanNon-Executive Director
2018-02-05Mr. Peter Vance AllenNon-Executive Director
2007-12-10Mr. John B MellonNon-Executive Director
2018-10-01Mr. James Anthony Christopher HanburyNon-Executive Director,Deputy Chairman
2021-12-14Mr. Hugo Charles DraytonNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2022-05-19Ms. Zillah Byng-ThorneExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2021-12-14Ms. Angela Seymour-JacksonNon-Executive Director
2015-08-03Mr. Richard HaleyExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
2021-12-14Mr. Mark David Brooker Non-Executive Director
2022-02-11Ms. Penny Ladkin-BrandExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer

Future PLC Contact Details

Company NameFuture PLC
AddressQuay House, The Ambury, Bath, BA1 1UA
Telephone+44 1225442244
Websitehttps://www.futureplc.com

Future PLC Advisors

SolicitorSimmons & Simmons LLP
Financial AdviserNumis Securities Limited
Phone+44 2072601000
StockbrokerN+1 Singer
Phone+44 2074963000
Fax+44 2074963150
BankHSBC Bank PLC
Remuneration ConsultantEY
Phone+44 2079512000
Fax+44 2079511345
Financial PR AdviserInstinctif Partners
Phone+44 2074572020
RegistrarComputershare Investor Services PLC
Phone+44 3707020003
Fax+44 3707036101
StockbrokerNumis Securities Limited
Phone+44 2072601000