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Last 245.00 GBp
Change Today +10.00 / 4.26%
Volume 270.8K
MTC On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
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London
OTC US
As of 11:35 AM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

mothercare plc (MTC) Snapshot

Open
238.00 GBp
Previous Close
235.00 GBp
Day High
248.00 GBp
Day Low
238.00 GBp
52 Week High
05/22/15 - 248.00 GBp
52 Week Low
05/29/14 - 121.40 GBp
Market Cap
418.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
147.4K
EPS TTM
-0.07 GBp
Shares Outstanding
170.6M
EX-Date
05/30/14
P/E TM
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mothercare plc (MTC) Details

Mothercare plc operates as a specialist multi-channel retailer, franchisor, and wholesaler of products for mothers-to-be, babies, and children under the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. The company operates in two segments, UK and International. It provides clothing for children; home and travel products, which include pushchairs, car seats, furniture, bedding, and feeding and bathing equipment; and toys for babies. The company sells its products through store and wholesale operations, and catalogue and Web sales in the United Kingdom; and through franchise and wholesale operations in the Middle East and Africa, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. As of October 27, 2014, it operated 1,500 stores in 60 countries. The company was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Watford, the United Kingdom.

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mothercare plc (MTC) Key Developments

Mothercare plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended March 28, 2015

Mothercare plc reported consolidated earnings results for the full year ended March 28, 2015. For the period, the company's revenue was £713.9 million compared to £724.9 million a year ago. Underlying profit from operations before interest and share based payments was £19.3 million compared to £16.0 million a year ago. Underlying profit from operations was £18.0 million compared to £15.9 million a year ago. Loss from operations was £6.6 million compared to £19.1 million a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was £13.0 million compared to £9.5 million a year ago. Loss before tax was £13.1 million compared to £26.3 million a year ago. Underlying EPS - diluted was 8.3 pence compared to 7.6 pence a year ago. Diluted LPS was 12.6 pence compared to 31.0 pence a year ago. Underlying profit attributable to equity holders of the parent was £10.5 million compared to £6.8 million a year ago. Loss attributable to equity holders of the parent was £15.4 million compared to £27.5 million a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was £1.1 million compared to net cash flow from operating activities of £4.0 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £6.5 million compared to £7.9 million a year ago. Purchase of intangibles - software was £6.2 million compared to £3 million a year ago. Net debt as on March 28, 2015 was £31.5 million.

Mothercare Announces Executive Changes

Mothercare has unveiled a restructured executive team, which includes the promotion of Matt Stringer to chief operating officer and the hire of Shop Direct's Gary Kibble, as it prepares to become a digitally-led business. Kibble, formerly director of business transformation at Shop Direct, will join the kidswear and maternity specialist on March 23 as group brand and marketing director. In the newly created role, he will be responsible for the modernisation of the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands, overseeing all ecommerce activity. Sarah Purkis will join on the same day as group HR director, tasked with leading the group's global training and development programme. She is currentlychief people officer of World Duty Free Group and has previously held senior roles at Virgin Retail. Richard Smothers, who spent 14 years at Tesco, will commence his role as chief financial officer the same day. He replaces Matt Smith, who left the company to join Debenhams. In addition to the new hires, Matt Stringer, previously UK commercial director, has been appointed chief operating officer and Karl Doyle, previously group merchandising director has been appointed group buying and merchandising director. Both Jerry Cull and Tim Ashby will continue in their current roles as international managing director and group general counsel and company secretary respectively.

Mothercare plc Announces Trading Update for the Thirteen Weeks and Forty One Weeks Ended January 10, 2015

Mothercare plc announced trading update for the thirteen weeks and forty one weeks ended January 10, 2015. For the thirteen weeks, the company reported its total group sales decreased 2.9% and worldwide sales increased 2.2%. The company reported international double-digit growth with constant currency sales up 14.4% and space up 11.5%. As expected, currency devaluation has impacted reported retail sales growth. UK like-for-like sales up 1.1% with total UK sales down 1.9% despite space being down 4.2%. For the forty one weeks, the company reported its total group sales decreased 1.6% and worldwide sales increased 0.3%. International retail sales in constant currencies increased 12.6%, international retail sales in actual currencies increased 1.3%. Total UK sales decreased 1.4%.

 

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