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Debenhams PLC (DEB.L)

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Debenhams plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in multi-channel business. The Company’s brand trades through approximately 240 stores in 27 countries. The Company's segments are UK and International. The UK segment consists of stores in the United Kingdom and online sales to the United Kingdom addresses. The... (more)


Beta: 0.74
Market Cap(Mil.): £664.25
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,227.82
Dividend: 2.40
Yield (%): --


  DEB.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 7.75 82.35 24.75
EPS (TTM): 0.07 -- --
ROI: 5.82 12.97 10.70
ROE: 9.89 14.98 12.66

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Jan 12 2017

UPDATE 4-Britain's M&S beats forecasts with clothing growth

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Jan 12 2017

UK retailers' discount detox may be short-lived

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Full-priced fashion is the new black. Strong pre-Christmas sales at UK retailers Marks & Spencer and Debenhams show efforts to wean customers off promotions are paying off. Fewer discounts should translate into better margins. But the temptation to hoist the “sale” signs may return as inflation and weaker growth squeeze British consumers. 

Jan 12 2017

UPDATE 1-Perfume, lingerie drive strong Christmas sales at Debenhams

LONDON, Jan 12 Debenhams, Britain's No.2 department store chain, grew sales over its Christmas trading period, as customers bought more make-up, fragrances and lingerie, showing a strategy to shift away from fashion sales was working.

Jan 12 2017

Debenhams says sales rise 5 pct in 7-week Christmas period

LONDON, Jan 12 Debenhams, Britain's No.2 department store chain, posted a 5 percent rise in like-for-like sales in the seven-week Christmas period, buoyed by a plan to sell more beauty and gift products rather than clothing.

Jan 12 2017

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Jan 08 2017

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Jan 04 2017

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Nov 14 2016

UPDATE 1-Debenhams ekes out minimal growth, quiet on future plans

* FY profit up 0.5 pct at 114.1 mln stg, in line with forecasts

Oct 27 2016

Debenhams annual profit inches up in tough retail environment

LONDON, Oct 27 Debenhams, Britain's second-largest department store group, said annual profit inched up 0.5 percent as it struggled to grow in a tough retail environment in 2016.

Oct 27 2016

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