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Future PLC Fundamentals

Company NameFuture PLCLast Updated2021-02-25
IndustryPublishingSectorCommunication Services
Shares in Issue120.624 mMarket Cap£2.33 bn
PE Ratio42.37Dividend per Share£0.01
Dividend Yield0.08Dividend Cover45.40
EPS£0.45EPS Growth (%)1.53
PEG0DPS Growth (%)1.0000
Debt Ratio0.1736Debt Equity Ratio0.2421
Asset Equity Ratio1.6029Cash Equity Ratio0.0506
Quick Ratio0.7054Current Ratio0.74
Price To Book Value6.0938ROCE0

Future PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Prelim2021-01-142021-02-16GBP0.0160
Interim2020-01-162020-02-14GBP0.0100
Prelim2019-01-172019-02-15GBP0.0050

Future PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets£20.90 m£2.50 m£1.70 m
Intangible Assets£493.60 m£329.00 m£203.40 m
Investments0£200,000.00£200,000.00
Total Fixed Assets£515.50 m£335.40 m£210.60 m
Stocks£700,000.0000
Debtors£72.40 m£41.90 m£37.60 m
Cash & Equivalents£19.30 m£6.60 m£6.40 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£611.20 m£386.40 m£254.70 m
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£130.00 m£116.60 m£58.00 m
Creditors after 1 year£99.90 m£56.40 m£24.10 m
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£229.90 m£173.00 m£82.10 m
Net assets£381.30 m£213.40 m£172.60 m
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital£14.70 m£12.50 m£12.20 m
Share Premium£197.00 m£97.20 m£97.20 m
Profit / Loss£52.00 m£12.70 m£4.40 m
Other Equity£381.30 m£213.40 m£172.60 m
Preference & Minorities000
Total Capital Employed£381.30 m£213.40 m£172.60 m
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.19£0.17£0.08
Debt-to-Equity£0.24£0.20£0.09
Assets / Equity1.60291.60291.6029
Cash / Equity0.05060.05060.0506
EPS£0.53£0.21£0.10
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities£81.40 m£49.10 m£9.80 m
Cashflow before financing£93.50 m£67.30 m£116.10 m
Increase in Cash£13.70 m-£2.50 m-£3.40 m
Income202020192018
Turnover£339.60 m£221.50 m£130.10 m
Cost of sales£163.00 m£115.00 m£74.80 m
Gross Profit£176.60 m£106.50 m£55.30 m
Operating Profit£50.70 m£26.70 m£5.30 m
Pre-Tax profit£52.00 m£12.70 m£4.40 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 Date22 May 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date25 Nov 2020

Future PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2020-12-07Ms. Meredith E. Amdur Non-Executive Director
2011-02-14Mr. Roger George Parry CBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2008-07-11Mr. Michael Geoffrey PeningtonNon-Executive Director
2020-12-07Mr. 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
2020-12-18Ms. Rachel Bernadette Addison Executive 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
2020-12-07Mr. 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
2020-12-07Mr. Hugo Charles DraytonNon-Executive Director
2020-12-18Ms. Zillah Byng-ThorneExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2015-08-03Mr. Richard HaleyExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
2020-12-07Mr. Mark David Brooker Non-Executive Director
2019-12-26Ms. Penny Ladkin-BrandExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer

Future PLC Contact Details

Company NameFuture PLC
AddressQuay House, The Ambury, Bath, BA1 1UA
Telephone+44 1225442244
Websitehttp://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