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Last 92.25 GBp
Change Today -1.75 / -1.86%
Volume 204.4K
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kcom group plc (KCOM) Snapshot

Open
93.00 GBp
Previous Close
94.00 GBp
Day High
94.25 GBp
Day Low
91.50 GBp
52 Week High
08/1/14 - 102.00 GBp
52 Week Low
01/21/15 - 78.50 GBp
Market Cap
476.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
463.1K
EPS TTM
0.02 GBp
Shares Outstanding
516.6M
EX-Date
06/25/15
P/E TM
37.3x
Dividend
5.97 GBp
Dividend Yield
6.47%
Current Stock Chart for KCOM GROUP PLC (KCOM)

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kcom group plc (KCOM) Details

KCOM Group PLC provides communications services to enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses, and consumers in the United Kingdom. The company operates through KC and Kcom segments. It provides consultancy, solution delivery, service management, and support services to various sectors, including central government, transport and logistics, financial services, travel and leisure, retail, utilities, and manufacturing sectors under Smart421 and Kcom brands. The company also offers connectivity services; cloud-based communication and collaboration services under the Eclipse and KC brands; hosted business voice services; and business-class email, including security and archiving, Web and phone conferencing, instant collaboration, and mobile device management services. In addition, it offers fiber-based and fixed-line broadband services, talk, TV, and other packaged communications services in Hull and East Yorkshire under the KC brand; integrated and converged communication services; call center services; and IT solutions and application management services, as well as publishes telephone directories. The company was formerly known as Kingston Communications (HULL) PLC and changed its name to KCOM Group PLC in 2007. KCOM Group PLC was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Hull, the United Kingdom.

1,822 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/1/15
Founded in 1987

kcom group plc (KCOM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 394.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 260.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

kcom group plc (KCOM) Key Developments

KCOM Group PLC, 2015 Earnings Call, Jun 05, 2015

KCOM Group PLC, 2015 Earnings Call, Jun 05, 2015

KCOM Group PLC Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended 31 March 2015, Payable on August 04, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results Got the Full Year Ended March 31, 2015

KCOM Group PLC announced that its Board is proposing a final dividend of 3.58 pence per share, representing a total dividend for the year of 5.37 pence per share against 3.25 pence per share a year ago representing a total dividend for the year of 4.88 pence per share. This represents 10.0% year on year growth in the total dividend, consistent with the Board's previously stated commitment to grow full year dividends at 10% per annum until the year ending 31 March 2016. Subject to shareholder approval at the KCOM Group PLC annual general meeting on 31 July 2015, the final dividend will be paid on 4 August 2015 to shareholders registered on 26 June 2015. The ex-dividend date is 25 June 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results got the full year ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported results from continuing operations before exceptional items, revenue of £348.0 million against £370.7 million a year ago. EBITDA was £74.3 million against £75.3 million a year ago. Operating profit was £57.2 million against £55.0 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £51.5 million against £49.9 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share was 7.83 pence against 7.46 pence a year ago. On reported basis, net debt was £99.3 million against £75.0 million a year ago. Basic earnings per share was 2.47 pence against 7.64 pence a year ago. Operating profit was £22.405 million against £55.607 million a year ago. Profit before tax  was £16.693 million against £50.530 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to owners of the parent was £12.544 million or 2.44 pence per diluted share against £28.770 million or 7.55 pence per diluted share a year ago. Net cash generated from operations was £50.584 million against £71.266 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £17.356 million against £16.207 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £14.666 million against £11.705 million a year ago. EBITDA post exceptional items were £39.516 million against £75.879 million a year ago. Adjusted profit attributable to equity holders of the company was £40.231 mag £38.317 million a year ago.

KCOM GROUP PLC Announces Executive Changes

KCOM GROUP PLC announced the appointment of Liz Barber as a Non-Executive Director of the Board. Liz is Group Director of Finance for Kelda Group, having joined the business in 2010. She was previously with Ernst & Young where she was made a partner in 2001 and was the senior partner for audit for the north of England. On appointment, Liz will become a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination committees. Martin Towers, Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for KCOM Group, has indicated his intention to retire from the Board at the AGM on 31 July 2015 after six years with the business. Liz will therefore be appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee with effect from Martin's retirement.

 

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Price/Sales 1.5x
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