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CARD - Card Factory Share Price

36.15p 0.7  2.0%

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Consumer Cyclicals
Small Cap
Market Cap £121.1m
Enterprise Value £409.1m
Revenue £451.5m
Position in Universe 884th / 1807
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1m -8.14%
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Year End 31st Jan 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
353.3 381.6 398.2 422.1 436 451.5 311 414.3 +5.0%
+252.5 +0.2 +3.2 -12.2 +6.1 -14.9 -88.2 +354.7
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 January 2020, Card Factory PLC revenues increased 4% to £451.5M. Net income applicable to common stockholders decreased 2% to £51.6M. Revenues reflect Retail Sales-Card Factory increase of 2% to £429M. Net income was offset by Operating expenses increase of 6% to £86.1M (expense), Interest on bank loans and overdrafts increase of 14% to £4M (expense). Dividend per share decreased from £0.09 to £0.03.
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Profile Summary

Card Factory plc is a specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts. The Company operates through two segments: Card Factory and Getting Personal. The Card Factory segment retails greeting cards, dressing and gifts in the United Kingdom through a network of stores. The Getting Personal segment is an online retailer of personalized cards and gifts. Its physical store network operates in three areas: single cards, non-card items and Christmas box cards. Its single cards include individual cards for everyday occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, thank you, get well soon, good luck, congratulations, sympathy and new baby cards, and seasonal occasions, such as Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, thank you teacher, graduation and exam congratulations. Its non-card offerings include gift dressings, small gifts, party products and other non-card products. The Company operates through a chain of approximately 800 Card Factory stores.

Last Annual January 31st, 2020
Last Interim January 31st, 2020
Incorporated April 17, 2014
Public Since May 15, 2014
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 9,642
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Specialty Retailers
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Consumer Services , FTSE All Share General Retailers , FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 341,626,396
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Upcoming Events for CARD
Tuesday 29th September, 2020
Half Year 2020 Card Factory PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 29th September, 2020
Half Year 2020 Card Factory PLC Earnings Presentation
Thursday 19th November, 2020
Q3 2020 Card Factory PLC Trading Statement Release
Thursday 14th January, 2021
Q4 2020 Card Factory PLC Trading Statement Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Card Factory
What is the Card Factory share price?

As of 4:35pm, shares in Card Factory are trading at 36.15p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £121.1m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Card Factory share price performed this year?

Shares in Card Factory are currently trading at 36.15p and the price has moved by -78.34% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Card Factory price has moved by -73.31% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Card Factory?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Card Factory, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 3 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Card Factory is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Card Factory next release its financial results?

Card Factory is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-01-31
What is the Card Factory dividend yield?

The Card Factory dividend yield is 8.18% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Card Factory pay a dividend?

Last year, Card Factory paid a total dividend of 0.03, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 8.18%. Looking ahead, Card Factory has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Card Factory next pay dividends?

Card Factory has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Card Factory shares is currently 8.18%.

How do I buy Card Factory shares?

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What is the market cap of Card Factory?

Shares in Card Factory are currently trading at 36.15p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £121.1m.

Where are Card Factory shares listed? Where are Card Factory shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Card Factory:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: CARD
What kind of share is Card Factory?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Card Factory is currently classified as a Contrarian. 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 Card Factory share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Card Factory are currently priced at 36.15p. At that level they are trading at 0.141% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 36.20.

Analysts covering Card Factory currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.01887 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Card Factory 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 Card Factory. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -5.2%. At the current price of 36.15p, shares in Card Factory are trading at -43.74% 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 Card Factory PE Ratio?

The Card Factory PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 2.22. The shares are currently trading at 36.15p.

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 Card Factory?

Card Factory's management team is headed by:

Octavia Morley - NID
David Stead - NID
Paul McCrudden - NID
Roger Whiteside - NID
Kristian Lee - CFO
Paul Moody - CHM
Nathan Lane - NED
Ciaran Stone - GCN
Who are the major shareholders of Card Factory?

Here are the top five shareholders of Card Factory based on the size of their shareholding:

Teleios Capital Partners GmbH Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 19.5% (66.6m shares)
Invesco UK Equity High Income Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 12.93% (44.2m shares)
Artemis Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.05% (34.3m shares)
DBAY Advisors, Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.38% (28.6m shares)
Aberforth Partners LLP Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.66% (22.8m shares)
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