4imprint Group plc, Annual General Meeting, May 06, 2015
Mar 27 15
4imprint Group plc, Annual General Meeting, May 06, 2015., at 11:00 GMT Standard Time. Location: the offices of Peel Hunt. Agenda: To receive the report of the directors and the financial statements for the period ended December 27, 2014; to approve the remuneration report; to consider the remuneration report can be found on pages 24 to 36 of the annual report; to approve the amendments to the rules of the 2011 4imprint Group plc Performance Share Plan; to declare a final dividend; to consider election of directors and re-election of directors to re-appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors; to authorize the board to set the auditors' fee; to allot shares in the company and to grant rights to subscribe for or convert any security into shares in the company; and to consider market purchases of its ordinary shares.
4imprint Group plc Reports Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fifty Two Weeks Ended December 27, 2014; Proposes Final Dividend Payable on May 13, 2015; to Invest Circa $9 Million in North American Business in 2015 to Expand Capacity At Both Its Head Office and Distribution Centre
Mar 4 15
4imprint Group plc reported audited consolidated earnings results for the fifty two weeks ended December 27, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of $415,773,000 compared to $332,936,000 a year ago. Operating profit before exceptional items was $26,549,000 compared to $16,253,000 a year ago. Operating profit was $21,142,000 compared to $15,856,000 a year ago. Profit before tax was $23,339,000 compared to $14,472,000 a year ago. Profit for the period from continuing operations was $16,357,000 or 58.16 per diluted share compared to $10,615,000 or 38.13 per diluted share a year ago. Profit for the period was $17,738,000 or 63.08 cents per diluted share compared to $5,790,000 or 20.80 cents per diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $5,381,000 against net cash generated from operating activities of $15,285,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was $1,601,000 against $1,542,000 a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were $496,000 against $486,000 a year ago. Underlying operating profit was $27,759,000 compared to $19,494,000 a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was $27,859,000 compared to $19,555,000 a year ago. Underlying profit after tax was $20,121,000 or 71.55 pence per diluted share compared to $14,700,000 or 52.81 pence per diluted share a year ago. Underlying operating profit increased by 42% driven by revenue growing faster than labour and other costs, whilst gross margin percentage and revenue per marketing dollar remained stable. Capital expenditure was $2.09 million.
The Board of company has proposed a final dividend of 21.90 cents which, together with the interim dividend of 10.51 cents, gives a dividend paid and proposed for the year of 32.41 cents, an increase of 18% compared to prior year, in line with its progressive dividend policy. The final dividend paid to shareholders in Sterling will be 14.25 pence which combined with the interim dividend paid of 6.20 pence, represents 20.45 pence, an increase of 20% over the prior year in Sterling. Subject to Shareholder approval at the Annual General Meeting, the dividend is payable on 13 May 2015 to shareholders who are on the register of members at close of business on 10 April 2015. These financial statements do not reflect this proposed dividend.
In order to support future growth, the company will invest circa $9 million in North American business in 2015 to expand capacity at both its head office and distribution centre, where samples, Blue Boxes and embroidery are fulfilled.
4imprint Group plc Reports Unaudited Group Revenue Result for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 27, 2014
Jan 15 15
4imprint Group plc reported unaudited group revenue result for the fourth quarter and year ended December 27, 2014. For the year, the company’s revenue was $415.8 million, 25% ahead of prior year at $332.9 million.
For the fourth quarter, the company’s revenue at $112.2 million was 27% ahead of the same period in the prior year $88.1 million.