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BMY - Bloomsbury Publishing Share Price

300p -4.0  -1.3%

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Consumer Cyclicals
Small Cap
Market Cap £255.7m
Enterprise Value £226.8m
Revenue £169.7m
Position in Universe 769th / 1819
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52w High -7.03%
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Year End 29th Feb 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
111.1 123.7 142.6 161.5 162.7 162.8 179.7 171.5 +7.9%
+12.4 +10.4 -23.3 +12.1 +6.7 +13.6 +18.4 -7.61
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 August 2020, BloomsburyPublishing Plc revenues increased 10% to £78.3M. Net incomeincreased from £968K to £2.3M. Revenues reflect Children'sTrade segment increase of 18% to £29.8M, Adult segmentincrease of 16% to £18.8M, Academic & Professional segmentincrease of 2% to £20.1M. Net income benefited from Adultsegment income totaling £1.1M vs. loss of £103K, Children'sTrade segment income increase of 96% to £1.7M.
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Profile Summary

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is a global publisher. The Company is involved in the publication of books and other related services. The Company operates through four publishing divisions: Adult, Children's & Educational, Academic & Professional, and Information. These divisions derive their revenue from book publishing, sale of publishing and distribution rights, management and other publishing services. It specializes in the humanities and social sciences, and publishes over 1,000 books and digital services each year. The Company's digital products include Berg Fashion Library, Bloomsbury Collections, Bloomsbury Fashion Central, Churchill Archive and Drama Online. The Company's subsidiaries include A & C Black Limited, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, Bloomsbury Information Limited, Bloomsbury Professional Limited, Bloomsbury Australia PTY Limited, The Continuum International Publishing Group Limited and Osprey Publishing Limited, among others.

Last Annual February 29th, 2020
Last Interim August 31st, 2020
Incorporated January 30, 1986
Public Since June 23, 1994
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 702
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Media & Publishing
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All-share - Consumer Services Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE All-share - Media Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 84,122,346
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Monday 7th June, 2021 Estimate
Full Year 2020 Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Earnings Release
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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Bloomsbury Publishing
What is the Bloomsbury Publishing share price?

As of 12:42pm, shares in Bloomsbury Publishing are trading at 300p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £255.7m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Bloomsbury Publishing share price performed this year?

Shares in Bloomsbury Publishing are currently trading at 300p and the price has moved by 36.37% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Bloomsbury Publishing price has moved by 6.88% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Bloomsbury Publishing?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Bloomsbury Publishing, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Bloomsbury Publishing is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Bloomsbury Publishing next release its financial results?

Bloomsbury Publishing is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-08-31
What is the Bloomsbury Publishing dividend yield?

The Bloomsbury Publishing dividend yield is 0.42% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Bloomsbury Publishing pay a dividend?

Last year, Bloomsbury Publishing paid a total dividend of 0.01, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.42%. Looking ahead, Bloomsbury Publishing has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Bloomsbury Publishing next pay dividends?

Bloomsbury Publishing has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Bloomsbury Publishing shares is currently 0.42%.

How do I buy Bloomsbury Publishing shares?

To buy shares in Bloomsbury Publishing you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Bloomsbury Publishing?

Shares in Bloomsbury Publishing are currently trading at 300p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £255.7m.

Where are Bloomsbury Publishing shares listed? Where are Bloomsbury Publishing shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Bloomsbury Publishing:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: BMY
What kind of share is Bloomsbury Publishing?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Bloomsbury Publishing is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Bloomsbury Publishing share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Bloomsbury Publishing are currently priced at 300p. At that level they are trading at 8% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 326.09.

Analysts covering Bloomsbury Publishing currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.173 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Bloomsbury Publishing share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Bloomsbury Publishing. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 26.52%. At the current price of 300p, shares in Bloomsbury Publishing are trading at 23.13% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Bloomsbury Publishing PE Ratio?

The Bloomsbury Publishing PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 19.13. The shares are currently trading at 300p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Bloomsbury Publishing?

Bloomsbury Publishing's management team is headed by:

J. Nigel Newton - CEO
John Warren - NID
Steven Hall - NID
Richard Lambert - NEC
Penny Scott-Bayfield - FID
Leslie-Ann Reed - NED
Maya Abu-Deeb - GCN
Lola Young - NED
Who are the major shareholders of Bloomsbury Publishing?

Here are the top five shareholders of Bloomsbury Publishing based on the size of their shareholding:

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 11.14% (9.37m shares)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.75% (9.04m shares)
Marlborough Multi Cap Income Retail Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 8.1% (6.81m shares)
Premier Asset Management Ltd Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.17% (5.19m shares)
Montanaro UK Income Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.89% (4.11m shares)
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