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Last €2.24 EUR
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booker group plc (BQW) Details

Booker Group plc operates as a food wholesaler primarily the United Kingdom. It offers branded and private-label goods for independent convenience stores, grocers, leisure outlets, pubs, and restaurants, as well as for caterers, retail customers, and small businesses. The company’s products include grocery, fresh and frozen food, beers, wines, spirits, tobacco, and alcoholic products, as well as non-food products, such as stationery and office equipment, furniture and furnishings, catering and cleaning equipment, clothing, general maintenance products, and electrical appliances. It also offers products under its own label brands, such as Chef’s Larder, Lichfields, Malt House Vinters, Chekov, Happy Shopper, and Euro Shopper. The company operates through 172 Booker wholesale business centers and 30 Makro stores. In addition, it delivers its products and services through the Internet. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Wellingborough, the United Kingdom.

12,814 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/4/15
Founded in 2004

booker group plc (BQW) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 510.0K GBP
Group Finance Director, Executive Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: 594.0K GBP
Operations Director, Executive Director and M...
Total Annual Compensation: 499.0K GBP
Managing Director of Booker Wholesale, Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: 585.0K GBP
Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: 511.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

booker group plc (BQW) Key Developments

Booker Group PLC Announces Group Sales Results for the Twelve Weeks to June 19, 2015

Booker Group PLC announced group sales results for the twelve weeks to June 19, 2015. Total Group sales were up 0.2%, tobacco sales were down 0.9%, and non tobacco sales were up 0.7%.

Booker Group plc Announces Executive Changes

Booker Group plc announced the appointment of Stewart Gilliland as non-executive chairman. Stewart will succeed Richard Rose who, as previously announced, is stepping down at the conclusion of the AGM to be held on 8 July 2015. Stewart joined the Board of Booker in December 2010 and is an independent non-executive director. He is currently senior independent director of Mitchells & Butlers plc and Vianet Group plc, and a non-executive director of C&C Group Plc and Sutton and East Surrey Water Plc. Stewart was formerly Chief Executive of Muller Dairies UK and Ireland and has held senior roles with leading consumer facing companies, including Whitbread and Interbrew.

Booker Group PLC Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 27, 2015; Recommends Final Dividend Payable on July 10, 2015; Recommends Special Capital Return to Shareholders

Booker Group PLC reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended March 27, 2015. For the period, revenue was GBP 4,753.0 million against GBP 4,681.6 million a year ago. Operating profit was GBP 140.3 million against GBP 123.8 million a year ago. Profit before tax was GBP 138.8 million against GBP 122.1 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the owners of the Group was GBP 117.7 million or 6.63 pence per diluted share against GBP 105.2 million or 5.94 pence per diluted share a year ago. Cash generated from operating activities was GBP 134.6 million against GBP 126.2 million a year ago. Acquisition of property, plant and equipment was GBP 23.6 million against GBP 15.5 million a year ago. Acquisition of intangible asset was GBP 1.0 million against GBP 2.5 million a year ago. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) were GBP 161.5 million. The company's Board recommends the payment of a final dividend of 3.14 pence per share compared to 2.75 pence per share in 2013. The final dividend is payable on 10 July 2015 to shareholders on the register on 12 June 2015. The shares will go ex-dividend on 10 June 2015. Board is recommending a special capital return to shareholders of 3.50 pence per ordinary share (at a cost of approximately GBP 62 million, based on the current issued share capital of the company). This follows the capital return of 3.50 pence per share to shareholders in July 2014.


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