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Last 7.63 GBp
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universe group plc (UNG) Details

Universe Group plc, through its subsidiary, HTEC Limited, provides point of sale, payment, and loyalty solutions for the petrol forecourt, and convenience store and general retail sectors primarily in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company’s products for convenience and retail comprise HydraPOS, a touch-screen point of sale system for busy environment; RetCON, an integrated back office linking to wholesaler; and IBOS, a scalable solutions for multiple sites. It also offers loyalty products that include GemPOINTS, a solution, which enables issuing and redemption of loyalty points to loyalty cards; and On Line Loyalty for various loyalty applications, including supermarkets, department stores, C-stores, and petrol forecourts. It also offers Hydra ANPR, an intelligent automatic number plate recognition system to minimalise drive offs; HydraPOD, a free standing outdoor payment terminal; HydraOPT, an unattended payment terminal; and Fuel Optimization, a real time task monitoring and delivery scheduling information terminal. In addition, the company provides in store IT services to the retail sector comprising hardware maintenance, incident based hardware maintenance, flexible service level agreements, installation moves and change works, multi-site retail rollouts, retail project management, equipment screening and repair, staging and configuration, and IT refurbishment and WEEE disposal services; and deployment services, such as site surveys, communications infrastructure design and installation, and equipment refurbishment and disposal services, as well as hangering, delivery, and installation services. Further, it offers field maintenance services, including on-site warranty cover, contact maintenance cover, and retained maintenance services; bench repair, warranty management and provision, help desk, and call centre services; and outsourcing services. Universe Group plc was founded in 1979 and is based in Southampton, the United Kingdom.

Founded in 1979

universe group plc (UNG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 69.0K GBP
Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: 205.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

universe group plc (UNG) Key Developments

Universe Group plc Announces Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Universe Group plc announced audited consolidated earnings results for the full year ended December 31, 2014. For the full year, the company reported revenue of £20,749,000 against £15,874,000 for the same period last year. Growth in sales comes as a direct result of the product development programme that have been investing in over the last three years. Operating profit was £1,728,000 against £1,346,000 for the same period last year. Profit before taxation was £1,753,000 against £1,200,000 for the same period last year. Total comprehensive income and expense attributable to equity holders was £1,408,000 against £1,331,000 for the same period last year. Earnings per diluted share were 0.60 pence against 0.62 pence for the same period last year. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £2,962,000 against £2,070,000 for the same period last year. Purchase of property, plant & equipment was £243,000 against £399,000 for the same period last year. Adjusted EBITDA was £3,465,000 compared to £2,501,000, a year ago. Expenditure on product development was £1,116,000 against £731,000 for the same period last year. Statutory profit before tax was up 46% to £1.75 million against(2013: £1.20 million). Statutory EPS was down 2% to 0.65 pence (2013: 0.66 pence). Underlying EPS was up 18% to 0.71pence (2013: 0.60 pence).

Universe Group Seeks Acquisitions

Universe Group plc (AIM:UNG) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Universe Group will consider additional complementary opportunities.

Universe Group plc Announces New Contract with Morrisons for the Design and Build of the Loyalty Platform for Morrisons New Price Match and Points Card Match & More

Universe announced new contract with Morrisons, the UK supermarket chain. The contract, for the design and build of the loyalty platform for Morrisons new price match and points card Match & More, commenced earlier in the year and the roll-out of the new bespoke loyalty platform has now been completed across all Morrisons outlets. The new contract represents a significant extension of Universe's existing contract with Morrisons and a further deepening of the relationship. It helps to support current market forecasts for the Group in the current financial year and beyond. Morrisons Match & More points card is the UK's most comprehensive price match and points scheme to date and further underpins Morrisons value-for-money guarantee to customers. Universe subsidiary, HTEC, was responsible for the development of the purpose built loyalty platform and will provide ongoing technology, hosting and maintenance support. The solution is capable of automatically crediting Morrisons cardholders with the difference between Morrisons price match guarantee and any competing lower offer. Shoppers will also be able to collect extra points on hundreds of featured products and fuel, and after 5,000 'March & More' points are accumulated, customers receive a £5 voucher at the till. Customers will also receive offers tailored to their previous shopping habits as captured by the card.


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