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Last 531.50 GBp
Change Today +24.50 / 4.83%
Volume 1.9M
UBM On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

ubm plc (UBM) Snapshot

524.00 GBp
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507.00 GBp
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537.50 GBp
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05/8/15 - 585.00 GBp
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Market Cap
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0.34 GBp
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21.30 GBp
Dividend Yield
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ubm plc (UBM) Details

UBM plc provides business-to-business events-led marketing and communications services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Events, PR Newswire, and Other Marketing Services. The Events segment provides face to face interaction in the form of exhibitions, trade shows, conferences, and other live events. It organizes tradeshows and other live ‘in person’ events, which help businesses to do business, transact, learn, and network as part of a professional or commercial community. The PR Newswire segment provides communications products and services to professionals working in marketing, public relations, corporate communications, or investor relations roles, as well as distributes messages and content, identifies target audiences, and monitors customers’ messages. The Other Marketing Services segment provides Website sponsorships and banner advertising, as well as online directory and data products. This segment also publishes magazines and trade press to specialist markets. The company was formerly known as United Business Media Limited and changed its name to UBM plc in May 2011. UBM plc was founded in 1843 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

5,224 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/25/15
Founded in 1843

ubm plc (UBM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 937.3K GBP
Director and Chief Executive Officer of PR Ne...
Total Annual Compensation: 919.8K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ubm plc (UBM) Key Developments

UBM Announces Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year 2015

UBM announced earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2015. For the six months, the company reported revenues are up 26.3% from GBP 361 million to GBP 456 million, benefiting, of course, from an FX tailwind and most significantly, the consolidation of Advanstar for the first time. Profits grew by 13% to GBP 98.8 million, but of course, they benefited from the FX tailwind and the consolidation of Advanstar as well. Earnings per share, down 15.5% to GBP 15.8. Total operating profit was GBP 98.8 million. Cash generated from operations was strong at GBP 162 million, though this was partly reflecting the working capital buildup to large events including Magic and Strong Biennials in the second half. CapEx was GBP 19 million including GBP 12 million for the conclusion of the major core and 240 Blackfriars projects. The company expects cash conversion for the full year to come in a bit over 100%. The tax charge reflects a full year effective tax rate estimate of 12.7%. The company expects full year CapEx in the range of $25 million to GBP 30 million, with the range depending on the pace of events for strategy implementation. The company expects full year depreciation to come in at about GBP 22 million.

UBM plc Declares Interim Dividend, Payable on October 9, 2015

The Board of UBM plc has declared an interim dividend of 5.3 pence per share against 5.3 pence paid a year ago, in accordance with its policy of paying an interim dividend equal to one-third of the prior year's final dividend. The interim dividend on ordinary shares will be paid on 9 October 2015 to shareholders on record on 11 September 2015.

UBM plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

UBM plc, H1 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015


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