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52 Week High
02/28/14 - $15.89
52 Week Low
01/7/15 - $12.95
Market Cap
26.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
12.1K
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
1.7B
EX-Date
03/26/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
$36.28
Dividend Yield
3.74%
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sky plc (BSYBF) Details

Sky plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home entertainment and communications company in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It retails television, broadband, and telephony services to residential customers, as well as commercial customers, such as offices, retail outlets, hotels, pubs, and clubs; and operates WiFi network across the UK and Europe that provides Internet access to WiFi enabled smart phones, laptops, and entertainment devices. The company also operates various television channels, such as Sky 1, Sky living, Sky Atlantic, Sky arts, Sky 3D, Sky movies, Sky sports, Sky news, Comedy Central, Watch, Gold, Alibi, and Fox, as well as Discovery, Disney, and National Geographic; and offers access to 195 pay television channels, including 134 Sky distributed channels and 32 sky channels, as well as approximately 300 free-to-air television and radio channels. In addition, it offers various services, such as Sky+, Sky HD, Sky Multiscreen, On Demand, Sky Go, Sky Go Extra, Sky Box Office, Sky Store, and NOW TV. Further, the company wholesales Sky Channels to other providers selling advertising on Sky and partner channels; offers a range of betting and gaming services under the Sky Bet, Sky Poker, Sky Vegas, and Sky Bingo brands; sells third party television programs; and sells and installs set-top boxes. As of June 30, 2014, it had 11.5 million customers. The company was formerly known as British Sky Broadcasting Group plc and changed its name to Sky plc in November 2014. Sky plc was incorporated in 1988 and is based in Isleworth, the United Kingdom.

20,841 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/5/14
Founded in 1988

sky plc (BSYBF) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of Supervisory Board, Chief Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.8M GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director of...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.4M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sky plc (BSYBF) Key Developments

News Limited Reportedly Seeks To Acquire Sky News

News Limited has launched a bid to buy Sky News Limited. It is understood a letter of offer valuing Sky News at about AUD 25 million was sent on February 24, 2015, to its three joint shareholders are Nine Entertainment Co. Pty Ltd, Seven Media Group Pty Limited and Sky plc (LSE:SKY). The letter invites discussion about a potential buyout, rather than putting forward a take-it-or-leave-it offer, suggesting the final negotiated price may be higher than the initial offer.

Sky Plans to Release New Now TV Box

Sky announced that it will release a new Now TV box, supporting 1,080p rather than only 720p TVs on which customers can watch the IPTV service.

Sky plc Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Half Year Ended December 31, 2014; Declares Interim Dividend for the Half Year Ended December 31, 2014, Payable on April 21, 2015

Sky plc reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the half year ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £4,302 million compared to £3,674 million a year ago. EBITDA was £811 million compared to £772 million a year ago. Operating profit was £536 million compared to £545 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £1,208 million compared to £507 million a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent company was £1,089 million or 64.5 pence per diluted share compared to £411 million or 26 pence per diluted share a year ago. Profit for the period from continuing operations was £1,064 million or 63.1 pence per diluted share compared to £395 million or 25 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £819 million compared to £615 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment were £171 million compared to £122 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £169 million compared to £122 million a year ago. EBITDA was £811 million compared to £772 million a year ago. Cash generated from operations was £919 million compared to £744 million a year ago. Adjusted cash generated from operations was £964 million compared to £793 million a year ago. Adjusted free cash flow was £450 million compared to £361 million a year ago. Net debt at December 31, 2014 was £6,268 million. Adjusted EBITDA was £993 million compared to £925 million a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was £675 million compared to £581 million a year ago. Adjusted profit for the period from continuing operations was £453 million or 27.1 pence per basic share compared to £413 million or 26.3 pence per basic share a year ago. Adjusted profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent company was £455 million or 26.9 pence per diluted share compared to £413 million or 26.1 pence per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £585 million compared to £534 million a year ago. The Directors of the company have declared an interim dividend of 12.30 pence per share compared to 12.00 pence per share a year ago, an increase of 3% on last year which continues unbroken track record of growth. As in prior years, growth in the interim dividend is expected to be slightly higher than that expected for the full year. The ex-dividend date will be 26 March 2015 and the dividend will be paid on 21 April 2015 to shareholders of record on 27 March 2015.

 

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