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Last 30.50 GBp
Change Today +0.50 / 1.67%
Volume 305.5K
ALY On Other Exchanges
As of 4:17 AM 05/7/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ashley (laura) holdings plc (ALY) Snapshot

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2.22 GBp
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ashley (laura) holdings plc (ALY) Details

Laura Ashley Holdings plc and its subsidiaries engage in the design, manufacture, sourcing, distribution, and sale of furniture, home accessories, decorating, and fashion products primarily in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and France. The company operates through Retail and Non-Retail segments. It offers furniture products, including sofas, armchairs, bed and mattresses, dining tables and chairs, coffee and side tables, wardrobes, chest of drawers, display cabinets, chairs, dressing and console tables, chaise lounges, footstools, sideboards, media and storage units, bookcases, desks, and mirrors; and home furnishings, such as wallpapers, paints, home decorating products, curtains, blinds, shades, curtains and poles, fabrics, lighting and bedding products, tableware, cushions and throws, gifts, mirrors, rugs and doormats, bath and beauty products, baskets and boxes, storage units, and outdoor living products. The company also provides fashion products, such as dresses, tops, cardigans, jumpers, skirts, coats and jackets, trousers, swimwear, nightwear, bags and purses, scarves and hats, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, perfumes, socks, and wet weather accessories, as well as menswear, including shirts and ties. In addition, it provides home design services; licenses various products, such as kitchen products, stationery, blinds, rattan furniture, wooden flooring, interior window shutters, carpets, nursery products, garden furniture and accessories, eyewear, tiles, cookware, shower enclosures, sewing machines, and sleepwear; and operates a hotel in Elstree. The company sells its products through retail stores, mail order, and e-commerce. As of January 25, 2014, it operated 209 stores, including 130 mixed product stores, 50 home stores, 24 home concession stores, 4 gifts and accessories stores, and 1 clearance outlet in the United Kingdom; and 266 franchised stores in 28 territories worldwide. The company was incorporated in 1971 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Founded in 1971

ashley (laura) holdings plc (ALY) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 185.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ashley (laura) holdings plc (ALY) Key Developments

Laura Ashley Holdings Announces Company Secretary Changes

Laura Ashley Holdings plc announced the resignation of Ms. Alison Fraser as Joint Company Secretary with immediate effect. Ms Fraser also serves as the Group Financial Controller and will relinquish this role with immediate effect. Ms. Fraser is leaving to pursue other interests. Mr. Sai Hup Fong, who was appointed as Joint Company Secretary on 5 August 2013, will serve as Company Secretary of the company with effect from 25 April 2015.

Laura Ashley Holdings plc Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended January 31, 2015

Laura Ashley Holdings plc announced consolidated earnings results for the year ended January 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported revenue of £303.6 million against £294.5 million a year ago. Profit from operations was £23.8 million against £19.1 million a year ago. Profit before taxation and exceptional items were £22.9 million against £19.3 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £23.5 million against £20.5 million a year ago. Profit for the financial year was £18.3 million or 2.51 pence per basic and diluted share against £15.7 million or 2.15 pence per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share (excluding exceptional items) were 2.43 pence against 1.99 pence a year ago. Net cash outflow from operating activities was £3.5 million against £6.8 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £1.8 million against £3.2 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £0.2 million against £0.5 million a year ago. Profit before taxation excluding exceptional items was up 18.7% to £22.9 million against £19.3 million a year ago.

Laura Ashley Holdings plc Recommends Final Dividend Payable on July 03, 2015

Laura Ashley Holdings plc recommended a final dividend of 1.0 pence per share. This dividend will be proposed at the forthcoming AGM and, subject to shareholders' approval, will be paid on 3 July 2015 to all shareholders on the Register at close of business on 12 June 2015. The ex dividend date will be 11 June 2015.


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