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Company Name Last Updated 06 Aug 2020
Industry Consumer Services Sector Specialty Retailers
Shares in Issue (m) 62.50 Market Cap (£m) 0.00
PE Ratio 0.00 Div per Share (p) 3.60
Div Yield 18.23 Div Cover 0.00
EPS 0.00 EPS Growth (%) n/a
PEG n/a DPS Growth (%) n/a
Debt Ratio 1.20 Debt Equity Ratio 0.01
Net Gearing 51.26 Gross Gearing 55.54
Asset Equity Ratio 2.25 Cash Equity Ratio 9.62
Quick Ratio 0.45 Current Ratio 0.98
Price To Book Value 0.00 ROCE 6.01 Ord 1p Dividends

Type Ex-Date Pay Date Currency Net Dividend Year Total
H1 Dividend 13 Feb 2020 12 Mar 2020 GBX 1.20
H2 Dividend 29 Aug 2019 24 Sep 2019 GBX 2.40 3.60
H1 Dividend 14 Feb 2019 14 Mar 2019 GBX 1.20 Ord 1p Company Financials

Assets (£m) 2019
Tangible Assets 21
Intangible Assets 18
Investments 0
Total Fixed Assets 40
Stocks 25
Debtors 18
Cash & Equivalents 4
Other Assets 0
Total Assets 86
Liabilities (£m) 2019
Creditors within 1 year 47
Creditors after 1 year 0
Other Liabilities 0
Total Liabilities 48
Net assets 38
Equity (£m) 2019
Called up share capital 1
Share Premium 28
Profit / Loss 2
Other Equity 1
Preference & Minorities 0
Total Capital Employed 38
Ratios 2019
Debt Ratio 1.20
Debt-to-Equity 0.01
Net Gearing 51.26
Gross Gearing 55.54
Assets / Equity 2.25
Cash / Equity 9.62
EPS 1.90
Cash Flow (£m) 2019
Cash from operating activities 9
Cashflow before financing 1
Increase in Cash -4
Income (£m) 2019
Turnover 217
Cost of sales 179
Gross Profit 38
Operating Profit 3
Pre-Tax profit 2
Profit / Loss for the year 1 Ord 1p Company Background

Sector Specialty Retailers
Activities plc is one of the UK's leading multi-channel specialist retailers of gifts, arts & crafts, stationery, toys and books - offering customers a differentiated proposition as a value alternative to full price specialist retailers. The Works sells its quality products at affordable prices across four specialist categories comprising Kids; Arts, Craft & Hobbies; Stationery; and Family Gifts, which are supplemented by both seasonal and regional offerings. The Group operates a network of over 479 stores in the UK & Ireland. Stores can be found on high-streets, in retail parks, shopping centres, factory outlets and as concessions in various locations. The Works also has a significant and growing online presence that enables customers to shop any time of the day, with an extended range of products not available in stores. This multi-channel offering is one of the first of its kind in the value retail sector and includes a popular Click & Collect service, driving additional footfall and sales in store.
Latest Interim Date 16 Jan 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date 03 Jul 2019 Ord 1p Directors

Appointed Director Position
2018-06-28 Gavin Lee Peck Chief Executive Officer
2018-07-19 Dean Hoyle Non-Executive Chairman
2018-07-19 Harry Michael Charles Morley Non-Executive Director
2018-07-19 Catherine Janet Glickman Non-Executive Director Ord 1p Contact Details

Company Name
Company Address Boldmere House, Faraday Avenue, Hams Hall Distribution Park, Coleshill B46 1AL.
Company Telephone +44 (0)121 313 6050
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Auditor Name KPMG Audit
Auditor Address 1 The Embankment, Neville Street, Leeds LS1 4DW.
Auditor Website
Auditor Telephone +44 (0)113 231 3000
Registrar Name Equiniti
Registrar Address Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.
Registrar Website
Registrar Telephone 0871 384 2030
Broker Name Investec Securities
Broker Address 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP.
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Broker Telephone +44 (0)207 597 4000
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Solicitor Name Walker Morris
Solicitor Address Kings Court, 12 King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HL.
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Solicitor Telephone +44 (0)113 283 2500
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