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Card Factory PLC (CARDC.L)

CARDC.L on London Stock Exchange

172.30GBp
14 Dec 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Card Factory Sees FY Underlying EBITDA In Range Of 89 Mln Stg To 91 Mln Stg
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018 02:00am EDT 

Sept 25 (Reuters) - Card Factory PLC ::HY REVENUE OF 185.3 MILLION STG VERSUS 179.6 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.BOARD CONTINUES TO EXPECT UNDERLYING EBITDA FOR FULL YEAR TO BE IN RANGE OF £89M TO £91M.HY UNDERLYING PRETAX PROFIT 22.7 MILLION STG VERSUS 26.3 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 2.9 PENCE (FY18: 2.9 PENCE).WELL POSITIONED TO DELIVER A GOOD PERFORMANCE IN OUR IMPORTANT CHRISTMAS TRADING SEASON.FY SPECIAL DIVIDEND OF 5.0 PENCE PER SHARE (FY18: 15.0 PENCE).HY LIKE-FOR-LIKE SALES DOWN 0.2 PERCENT VERSUS 3.1 PERCENT AS REPORTED LAST YEAR.  Full Article

Card Factory Sees FY 2019 Underlying EBITDA Of 89-91 Mln Stg
Thursday, 9 Aug 2018 02:00am EDT 

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Card Factory PLC ::HY TOTAL GROUP SALES GROWTH OF +3.2% (H1 FY18: +6.1%).EXPECT A RETURN OF SURPLUS CASH TOWARDS END OF FY19 IN RANGE OF 5-10P PER ORDINARY SHARE.HY CARD FACTORY LIKE-FOR-LIKE SALES -0.2% (H1 FY18: +3.1%).HY GETTING PERSONAL SALES -8.5% (H1 FY18: +5.0%).DUE TO WEATHER IMPACT, UNCERTAINTY AROUND UK CONSUMER ENVIRONMENT, EXPECT UNDERLYING FY19 EBITDA WITHIN RANGE OF £89M - £91M.HY FURTHER EXPANSION OF OUR STORE NETWORK WITH 25 NET NEW UK STORES OPENED IN HY (H1 FY18: 30).REMAIN ON TRACK TO DELIVER APPROXIMATELY 50 NET NEW UK STORES IN CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR.TRADING PERFORMANCE AT GETTING PERSONAL REMAINS CHALLENGING.CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE WEAK CONSUMER ENVIRONMENT, MADE MORE CHALLENGING BY IMPACT OF EXTREME WEATHER ON HIGH STREET FOOTFALL.  Full Article

Card Factory says ‍total year-to-date sales growth of 5.9 pct​
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 02:00am EST 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Card Factory Plc ::‍TOTAL YEAR-TO-DATE SALES GROWTH OF 5.9% (11 MONTHS ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2016: +4.3%)​.‍YEAR-TO-DATE LIKE-FOR-LIKE STORE SALES GROWTH OF 2.7%​.‍EXPECTED UNDERLYING EBITDA FOR YEAR TO BE IN RANGE £93.0-£95.0M​.‍ANTICIPATE THAT COMBINED IMPACT OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND WAGE INFLATION IN FY19 WILL RESULT IN £7-8M OF ADDITIONAL COSTS​.  Full Article

Card Factory 9-month ‍total sales rise 6.7 pct​
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 02:06am EST 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Card Factory Plc :9-MONTH ‍TOTAL SALES GROWTH OF +6.7 PCT (NINE MONTHS ENDED 31 OCTOBER 2016: +4.4 PCT)​.‍9-MONTH CONTINUED STORE ROLL OUT WITH 38 NET NEW UK STORES OPENED (NINE MONTHS ENDED 31 OCTOBER 2016: 46)​.  Full Article

Card Factory says Q1 underlying group sales growth was +6.1%
Thursday, 25 May 2017 02:00am EDT 

May 25 (Reuters) - Card Factory Plc ::Q1 underlying group sales growth was +6.1%.Q1 total reported sales growth of +4.9%, including impact of one extra trading day in prior year leap year.Q1 like-for-like store sales at upper end of targeted range of +1% to +3%.Q1 continued store roll out with 11 net new stores opened (Q1 FY17: 20).Says on track for target of c50 for full year.As at 30 April 2017, net debt had further reduced to £125.4m.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Card Factory first-half core profit drops on lower customer traffic

Sept 25 Britain's Card Factory on Tuesday said core earnings in the first half of the year fell due to weak consumer confidence, which kept shoppers away from its stores, sending its shares down 7 percent in early trading.