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Future PLC Fundamentals

Company NameFuture PLCLast Updated2024-05-17
IndustryPublishingSectorCommunication Services
Shares in Issue115.204 mMarket Cap£1.18 bn
PE Ratio13.40Dividend per Share£0.03
Dividend Yield0.33Dividend Cover27.68
EPS£0.94EPS Growth (%)-0.06
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0.2143
Debt Ratio0.2021Debt Equity Ratio0.3206
Asset Equity Ratio1.6266Cash Equity Ratio0.0211
Quick Ratio0.6628Current Ratio0.78
Price To Book Value1.0771ROCE0

Future PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Prelim2024-01-182024-02-13GBP0.0340
Prelim2023-01-192023-02-14GBP0.0340
Prelim2022-01-132022-02-09GBP0.0280

Future PLC Company Financials

Assets202320222021
Tangible Assets£34.40 m£53.00 m£47.40 m
Intangible Assets£1.64 bn£1.72 bn£1.15 bn
Investments000
Total Fixed Assets£1.68 bn£1.77 bn£1.21 bn
Stocks£1.30 m£1.20 m£1.00 m
Debtors£123.50 m£134.30 m£98.00 m
Cash & Equivalents£60.30 m£29.20 m£324.30 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£1.88 bn£1.96 bn£1.63 bn
Liabilities202320222021
Creditors within 1 year£208.90 m£304.60 m£190.30 m
Creditors after 1 year£557.70 m£592.80 m£578.50 m
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£766.60 m£897.40 m£768.80 m
Net assets£1.11 bn£1.06 bn£862.30 m
Equity202320222021
Called up share capital£17.80 m£18.10 m£18.10 m
Share Premium£197.30 m£197.00 m£197.00 m
Profit / Loss£138.10 m£170.00 m£107.80 m
Other Equity£1.11 bn£1.06 bn£862.30 m
Preference & Minorities000
Total Capital Employed£1.11 bn£1.06 bn£862.30 m
Ratios202320222021
Debt Ratio£0.28£0.29£0.37
Debt-to-Equity£0.38£0.40£0.58
Assets / Equity1.62661.62661.6266
Cash / Equity0.02110.02110.0211
EPS£1.05£1.12£0.77
Cash Flow202320222021
Cash from operating activities£182.80 m£202.60 m£165.70 m
Cashflow before financing£95.90 m-£186.40 m£487.20 m
Increase in Cash£37.10 m-£303.10 m£306.80 m
Income202320222021
Turnover£788.90 m£825.40 m£606.80 m
Cost of sales£400.60 m£390.70 m£282.80 m
Gross Profit£388.30 m£434.70 m£324.00 m
Operating Profit£174.50 m£188.60 m£115.30 m
Pre-Tax profit£138.10 m£170.00 m£107.80 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 Date16 May 2024
Latest Fiscal Year End Date7 Dec 2023

Future PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2023-12-15Ms. Meredith E. Amdur Non-Executive Director
2011-02-14Mr. Roger George Parry CBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2008-07-11Mr. Michael Geoffrey PeningtonNon-Executive Director
2023-12-15Mr. 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 AddisonExecutive 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
2023-12-15Mr. 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
2024-02-07Mr. Hugo Charles DraytonNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2022-12-19Ms. Zillah Ellen Byng-ThorneExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2023-12-15Ms. Angela Seymour-JacksonNon-Executive Director
2015-08-03Mr. Richard HaleyExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
2023-12-15Mr. Mark David Brooker Non-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2023-12-21Ms. Penny Ladkin-BrandExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2023-12-21Mr. Jonathan SteinbergExecutive Director,Chief Executive 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