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Last 166.50 GBp
Change Today -1.00 / -0.60%
Volume 19.8K
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bloomsbury publishing plc (BMY) Details

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, an independent publishing company, publishes books and other media for general readers, children, students, researchers, and professionals worldwide. It operates in four divisions: Adult, Children’s & Educational, Academic & Professional, and Information. The Adult division publishes books in English for readers of fiction, biography, and general references, as well as special interests, such as sport, food, yachting, and ornithology. The Children’s & Educational division offers children’s activity books that focuses on puzzles, coloring, games, and illustrated stories; picture books and fiction products in print and e–formats; educational publishing products, including print and digital learning materials for teachers; and digital and subscription products. This division sells and markets its products for trade, education, and mass market sectors. The Academic & Professional division publishes study material for students of humanities, social sciences, and applied visual arts primarily in backlist, print, and e-book formats; and provides technical reference resources for qualified and trainee solicitors, barristers, accountants, and tax practitioners, as well as digital subscription services. The Information division publishes books based on business, management, dictionaries, and references, as well as titles from the national archives; and offers management services to the Qatar foundation, as well as consultancy services to non-publishers. This division also provides information databases for electronic and print publications; and develops digital knowledge hubs. The company is also engaged in the sale of publishing and distribution rights, including film, paperback, electronic, overseas publishing rights, and sponsorship. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

524 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/24/14
Founded in 1986

bloomsbury publishing plc (BMY) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: 462.0K GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 272.0K GBP
Managing Director of Adult General/Specialist...
Total Annual Compensation: 378.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

bloomsbury publishing plc (BMY) Key Developments

Bloomsbury Publishing plc Declares Interim Dividend for the Six Months Ended 31 August 2013, Payable on 4 December 2014; Reports Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended August 31, 2014

The Directors of Bloomsbury Publishing plc have declared an interim dividend of 1.02 pence per share which is a 4% increase on the dividend paid for the six months ended 31 August 2013 of 0.98 pence per share. The dividend will be paid on 4 December 2014 to shareholders on the register at close of business on 7 November 2014. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended August 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £46.580 million compared to £49.173 million a year ago. Operating profit was £489 million compared to £1.118 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was £509 million compared to £1.133 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to owners of the company was £0.412 million or 0.56 pence per diluted share compared to £0.877 million or 1.17 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £3.235 million compared to net cash generated from operating activities of £1.452 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £0.225 million compared to £0.700 million a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were £1.487 million compared to £0.382 million a year ago. EBITDA was £2.628 million compared to £3.091 million a year ago. Adjusted profit was £1.460 million or 1.97 pence per diluted share compared to £1.669 million or 2.22 pence per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted profit before taxation was £1.7 million compared with £2.3 million for the same period last year.

Bloomsbury Publishing plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Oct 23, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Oct 23, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing Announces Interim Management Statement for the Quarter Ended May 31, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing announced Interim Management Statement for the quarter ended May 31, 2014. For the quarter, revenues are up year on year in Academic & Professional and Children's & Educational divisions but down in Adult division, as anticipated, following the exceptional success of certain books in that division last year. Total revenues were down by 9% on last year (when they were up by 19% year on year), but are up by 7% when compared to the three months ended 31 May 2012. Digital sales were 12% of total revenue compared to 11% in the same period last year. Rights and services revenues were up by 2% in the period. This quarter traditionally generates the smallest profit in financial year.


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