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Reach PLC Fundamentals

Company NameReach PLCLast Updated2021-09-24
IndustryPublishingSectorCommunication Services
Shares in Issue312.743 mMarket Cap£1.17 bn
PE Ratio16.69Dividend per Share0
Dividend Yield1.98Dividend Cover0
EPS-£0.09EPS Growth (%)-0.61
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0
Debt Ratio0.0283Debt Equity Ratio0.0519
Asset Equity Ratio2.1514Cash Equity Ratio0.0872
Quick Ratio0.9850Current Ratio1.01
Price To Book Value1.8660ROCE0

Reach PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2021-08-122021-09-24GBP0.0275
Prelim2021-05-132021-06-04GBP0.0426
Interim2019-09-052019-09-27GBP0.0240
Prelim2019-05-092019-06-07GBP0.0362
Interim2018-09-062018-09-28GBP0.0227

Reach PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets£193.70 m£224.90 m£246.20 m
Intangible Assets£854.60 m£852.00 m£852.00 m
Investments£18.10 m£21.90 m£25.30 m
Total Fixed Assets£1.18 bn£1.19 bn£1.20 bn
Stocks£4.60 m£5.90 m£6.30 m
Debtors£93.90 m£102.20 m£96.10 m
Cash & Equivalents£42.00 m£20.40 m£19.20 m
Other Assets000
Total Assets£1.33 bn£1.33 bn£1.34 bn
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year£145.70 m£146.40 m£158.40 m
Creditors after 1 year£622.00 m£547.00 m£621.30 m
Other Liabilities000
Total Liabilities£767.70 m£693.40 m£779.70 m
Net assets£566.70 m£635.20 m£557.70 m
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital£32.20 m£30.90 m£30.90 m
Share Premium£609.80 m£611.10 m£611.10 m
Profit / Loss£400,000.00£120.90 m-£119.90 m
Other Equity£566.70 m£635.20 m£557.70 m
Preference & Minorities000
Total Capital Employed£566.70 m£635.20 m£557.70 m
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio£0.060£0.07
Debt-to-Equity£0.060£0.07
Assets / Equity2.15142.15142.1514
Cash / Equity0.08720.08720.0872
EPS£0.13£0.34-£0.33
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities£53.20 m£86.80 m£35.20 m
Cashflow before financing£42.80 m£4.90 m£48.90 m
Increase in Cash£21.60 m£1.20 m£3.20 m
Income202020192018
Turnover£600.20 m£702.50 m£723.90 m
Cost of sales£303.20 m£370.70 m£377.40 m
Gross Profit£297.00 m£331.80 m£346.50 m
Operating Profit£7.60 m£131.70 m-£107.60 m
Pre-Tax profit£400,000.00£120.90 m-£119.90 m

Reach PLC Company Background

SectorCommunication Services
ActivitiesReach PLC is a commercial national and regional news publisher in the UK, producing and distributing content through newspapers, magazines and digital platforms. Its portfolio includes influential and iconic brands such as the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Sunday People, Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Star, Daily Star Sunday, Daily Record, Sunday Mail, market brands in key metropolitan markets across the country and paid-for celebrity brands: OK! and New!. The group's revenue streams are from print and digital activities.
Latest Interim Date27 Jul 2021
Latest Fiscal Year End Date1 Mar 2021

Reach PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2021-03-16Mr. Nicholas Edward Tucker Prettejohn Non-Executive Director,Chairman
2019-08-16Mr. Simon Richard Fox Executive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2019-04-30Mr. Lee Dale GinsbergNon-Executive Director
2019-03-01Mr. Vijay Kumar Lakhman Meghji VaghelaExecutive Director,Group Finance Director and Company Secretary
2018-05-03Mr. David John GrigsonNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2010-06-28Sir Ian Gibson CBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2014-11-17Mr. Paul Andrew VickersExecutive Director,Company Secretary and Group Legal Director
2015-12-24Ms. Jane Elizabeth Stuart LightingNon-Executive Director
2021-03-16Ms. Anne Christine Bulford CBE OBENon-Executive Director
2014-03-13Dr. Gary Andrew HoffmanNon-Executive Director
2007-04-25Mr. David Peter John RossNon-Executive Director
2013-04-15Ms. Sylvia BaileyExecutive Director,Chief Executive
2021-03-16Dr. David Thomas Kelly Non-Executive Director
2000-10-30Mr. Peter Gibbs Birch CBENon-Executive Director
2015-05-07Mr. Donal SmithNon-Executive Director
2021-03-16Ms. Helen Claire Stevenson Non-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2014-12-15Mr. Mark Hollinshead Executive Director,Chief Operating Officer
2021-07-16Mr. James Joseph Mullen Executive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2021-03-16Mr. Steven Thomas Hatch Non-Executive Director
2021-03-16Ms. Olivia Streatfeild Non-Executive Director
2021-07-16Mr. Simon Jeremy Ian Fuller Executive Director,Chief Financial Officer

Reach PLC Contact Details

Company NameReach PLC
AddressOne Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AP
Telephone+44 2072933000
Websitehttps://www.reachplc.com

Reach PLC Advisors

StockbrokerPeel Hunt LLP
Phone+44 2074188900
Remuneration ConsultantKepler Associates
Phone+44 2079307730
Fax+44 2079307733
Financial PR AdviserBrunswick Group LLP
Phone+44 2074045959
Fax+44 2078312823
BankNational Westminster Bank PLC
RegistrarEquiniti Ltd.
Phone+44 1214157082
StockbrokerNumis Securities Limited
Phone+44 2072601000
AuditorDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198
SolicitorLevy & Mcrae
Phone+44 1413072311
Financial AdviserRothschild
Phone+44 2072805000
SolicitorNorton Rose Fulbright LLP
Phone+44 2072836000
Fax+44 2072836500
SolicitorHogan Lovells International LLP
Phone+44 2072962000
Fax+44 2072962001
StockbrokerBarclays Bank
Phone+44 2076232323
BankRoyal Bank of Scotland PLC
BankBarclays Bank PLC