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Last 102.25 GBp
Change Today +2.25 / 2.25%
Volume 1.7K
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As of 11:35 AM 08/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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johnston press plc (JPR) Details

Johnston Press plc provides news and information services to local and regional communities in the United Kingdom. The company operates through Publishing and Contract Printing segments. Its portfolio comprises 13 daily, 154 weekly paid-for, and 37 weekly free newspapers; various monthly lifestyle magazines; specialist local publications; 215 local, e-commerce, and mobile Websites; and 31 tablet and smartphone apps. The company’s digital platforms cover property, recruitment, motors, family announcements, dating, bingo, photo sales, and a local business directory. It also operates a daily deals discount service and an entertainments platform; and holds various events and exhibitions covering pets, outdoor interests, home and garden, food and drink, and other themes. In addition, the company offers printing, print management, design, distribution, subscription, and e-publishing services. Johnston Press plc was founded in 1767 and is based in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom.

3,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/27/15
Founded in 1767

johnston press plc (JPR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 887.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 523.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

johnston press plc (JPR) Key Developments

Johnston Press Still On Look-out For Acquisitions

Chief Executive of Johnston Press plc (LSE:JPR), Ashley Highfield said, "We've built up a cash pile and we're looking at the right investments,"responding to a question about possible industry consolidation involving rivals Trinity Mirror and Local World.

Johnston Press plc Reports Earnings Results for the Twenty Six Week Period Ended July 4, 2015

Johnston Press plc reported earnings results for the twenty six week period ended July 4, 2015. For the period, the company reported operating profit of £22,242,000, profit before tax of £2,180,000, profit from continuing operations of £1,506,000 and net profit of £1,504,000 on revenue of £128,871,000 against operating profit of £24,918,000, loss before tax of £6,298,000, loss from continuing operations of £2,623,000 and net loss of £2,257,000 on revenue of £135,811,000 reported for the same period a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £24,771,000 against net cash outflow from operating activities of £869,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was £3,246,000 against £2,015,000 a year ago. Net debt was £183.1 million against £181.6 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £27.0 million against £28.2 million a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was £17.8 million or 11.44 pence per share against £8.3 million or 7.43 per share a year ago. Underlying revenue was £128.9 million against £135.1 million a year ago. Underlying net debt was £183.3 million against £185.5 million a year ago.

Johnston Press plc Provides Revenue Guidance for the Twenty Six Weeks to July 4, 2015

Johnston Press plc provided revenue guidance for the twenty six weeks to July 4, 2015. For the period, the company expected total revenue to fall by approximately 5% year on year compared to 4.3% for the first half last year, 2014. Total advertising revenue is expected to fall by some 5% compared to 4.6% for the first half last year. Circulation revenue is also expected to fall by some 5.5% during the period, while circulation volumes are showing a small improvement in the decline rate. Management took action to mitigate much of the revenue reduction in the period, limiting the impact on profits. However, first half profits are likely to be marginally below last year.


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