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Character

CCT 430.5p 10.5  2.5%
17/11/17 0.500k

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Last ex-div: 6th Jul, paid: 28th Jul more... Dividends
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Book Value ps p +27.4%

FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the six months ended 28 February 2017, Character Group plc revenues decreased 6% to £61.5M. Net income decreased 24% to £5.3M. Revenues reflect a decrease in demand for the Company's products and services due to unfavorable market conditions. Net income also reflects Selling and distribution costs increase of 2% to £4.5M (expense), Other operating income decrease of 18% to £206K (income), Finance costs increase of 15% to £139K (expense). more »

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Broker Forecasts
31st Aug 2017
31st Aug 2018

Price Target: 5.65
(+31.21% above Price)
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Broker Recommendations for Character
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No. of Analysts: 0 0 1 1 0

Named Brokers and Analysts
Jefferies Krishna Guha , Panmure Gordon Peter Smedley , Allenby Capital David Johnson ,

Profile Summary

The Character Group plc is a toy company. The Company is engaged in the design, development and international distribution of toys, games and gifts. Its geographical segments include other EU, UK and Far East. It designs and manufactures toys based on television, film and digital characters, and distributes these products in the United Kingdom and overseas. It also distributes finished products in the United Kingdom developed by overseas-based toy producers. Its diverse product range includes products for pre-school, boys, activity and girls. The Company's brands include Peppa Pig, Little Live Pets, Teletubbies, Minecraft, Scooby Doo, Mashems, Fireman Sam and Ben & Holly. Its customer list includes the United Kingdom toy retailers, the United Kingdom independent toy stores and a selection of overseas distributors. It operates approximately two distribution warehouses located near Oldham, Greater Manchester. It primarily distributes products sourced from overseas third parties.

Directors: Jonathan Diver (MDR) 50, Kirankumar Shah (MDR) 60, Michael Hyde (EDR) 40, Joseph Kissane (EDR) 62, Jeremiah Healy (DMK) 54, Richard King (NEC) 69, Clive Crouch (NID) 63, David Harris (NID) 64,

No. of Employees: 194 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual August 31st, 2016
Last Interim February 28th, 2017
Incorporated March 15, 1995
Shares in Issue 20,907,602
Free Float 14.0m (67.1%)
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Leisure Products
Index FTSE Aim All Share ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (AIM)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

CCT Share Price Performance CCTQuote
430.5p
10.5  2.5%
Traded 4:39pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 0.500k

Latest CCT News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming CCT Events
Monday 4th December, 2017
Full Year 2017 Character Group PLC Earnings Release

Recent ↓
Thursday 6th July, 2017
Dividend For CCT.L
Thursday 27th April, 2017
Half Year 2017 Character Group PLC Earnings Release
Friday 20th January, 2017 (estimate)
Character Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 5th January, 2017
Dividend For CCT.L
Thursday 1st December, 2016
Full Year 2016 Character Group PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 7th July, 2016
Dividend For CCT.L
Wednesday 27th April, 2016
Half Year 2016 Character Group PLC Earnings Release
Friday 22nd January, 2016
Character Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 7th January, 2016
Dividend For CCT.L
Friday 18th December, 2015
Full Year 2015 Character Group PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 4th June, 2015
Dividend For CCT.L
Friday 16th January, 2015
Character Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 8th January, 2015
Dividend For CCT.L
Wednesday 14th May, 2014
Dividend For CCT.L
Thursday 1st May, 2014 (estimate)
Interim 2014 Character Group PLC Earnings Release


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