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FUTR - Future Share Price

1884p 34.0  1.8%

Last Trade - 18/09/20

Consumer Cyclicals
Mid Cap
Market Cap £1.85bn
Enterprise Value £1.81bn
Revenue £257.1m
Position in Universe 280th / 1807
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1m +23.5%
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52w High -3.09%
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Year End 30th Sep 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
66.0 59.8 59.0 84.4 130.1 221.5 331.2 437 +27.4%
+111.2 +64.1 +1.8 +136 +111.8 +20.5
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 March 2020, Future plc revenues increased 33% to £144.3M. Net income increased from £7.5M to £21M. Revenues reflect Media increase of 52% to £115M. Net income benefited from Share based payments (including social s decrease of 67% to £1.7M (expense), Amortization of deferred financing costs decrease of 80% to £100K (expense). Basic Earnings per Share excluding Extraordinary Items increased from £0.09 to £0.22.
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Profile Summary

Future PLC is a United Kingdom-based media company. The Company operates through two segments: United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US). It also operates through sub-segment, which includes Media and Magazines. Media sub-segment includes Websites and events. Media division includes revenues from digital advertising and ecommerce revenue. The Magazine division publishes special interest magazines and bookazines in both print and digital format. Its covers various periodic titles, including Classic Rock, Guitar World, How It Works, Homebuilding & Renovating, FourFourTwo, Digital Camera, Guitar Player, What Hi-Fi?, Guitarist, PC Gamer and Music Week. Its services include advertising solutions, events, ecommerce, digital licensing, print licensing, audience insight, endorsement licensing and content syndication.

Last Annual September 30th, 2019
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated April 22, 1999
Public Since June 18, 1999
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,225
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Media & Publishing
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Consumer Services , FTSE All Share Media , FTSE 350 , FTSE 350 Lower Yield , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Media ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 98,014,905
Free Float (0.0%)
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Friday 13th November, 2020 Estimate
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Frequently Asked Questions for Future
What is the Future share price?

As of 18/09/20, shares in Future are trading at 1884p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.85bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Future share price performed this year?

Shares in Future are currently trading at 1884p and the price has moved by 47.65% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Future price has moved by 76.59% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Future?

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

When will Future next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-31
What is the Future dividend yield?

The Future dividend yield is 0.05% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Future pay a dividend?

Last year, Future paid a total dividend of 0.01, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.05%. Looking ahead, Future has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Future next pay dividends?

Future has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Future shares is currently 0.05%.

How do I buy Future shares?

To buy shares in Future 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 Future?

Shares in Future are currently trading at 1884p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £1.85bn.

Where are Future shares listed? Where are Future shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Future:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: FUTR
What kind of share is Future?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Future is currently classified as a High Flyer. 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 Future share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Future are currently priced at 1884p. At that level they are trading at 6.25% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 2,009.60.

Analysts covering Future currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.67636 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Future 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 Future. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 80.14%. At the current price of 1884p, shares in Future are trading at 49.13% 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 Future PE Ratio?

The Future PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 41.62. The shares are currently trading at 1884p.

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 Future?

Future's management team is headed by:

Zillah Byng-Maddick - CEO
Penelope Ladkin-Brand - OTH
Hugo Drayton - NID
Richard Huntingford - NEC
Alan Newman - NID
Rob Hattrell - NID
Meredith Amdur - NID
Rachel Addison - CFO
Who are the major shareholders of Future?

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

Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.98% (10.8m shares)
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.02% (5.90m shares)
JPMorgan Asset Management U.K. Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.01% (5.90m shares)
INVESCO Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.01% (4.91m shares)
Columbia Threadneedle Investments (UK) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.01% (4.91m shares)
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