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Halfords Group PLC (HFD.L)

HFD.L on London Stock Exchange

237.20GBp
17 Jan 2019
Change (% chg)

-2.80 (-1.17%)
Prev Close
240.00
Open
237.60
Day's High
240.40
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235.80
Volume
115,374
Avg. Vol
562,108
52-wk High
391.00
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199.20

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Halfords Q3 LFL Rev Down 1.7 Pct, Cuts FY19 Pretax Profit Forecast
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 02:00am EST 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Halfords Group PLC ::GROUP REVENUE -1.7% LFL FOR Q3.NOW ANTICIPATE FY19 UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAX TO BE IN RANGE OF £58M TO £62M.SAYS "WE BELIEVE THAT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE COULD REMAIN WEAK INTO NEXT YEAR".ANTICIPATE FY20 PROFIT BEFORE TAX TO BE BROADLY FLAT ON REVISED FY19 EXPECTATION.BELIEVE THAT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE COULD REMAIN WEAK INTO NEXT YEAR.EXPECT FREE CASH FLOW FOR FULL YEAR TO BE UP ON LAST YEAR.SAYS "THIS HAS BEEN A CHALLENGING Q3 FOR BUSINESS, DRIVEN BY EXCEPTIONALLY MILD WEATHER AND ONGOING WEAK CONSUMER CONFIDENCE".REMAIN CONFIDENT CO WILL GROW FREE CASH FLOW OVER MEDIUM TERM.  Full Article

Halfords Has Pulled Out Of Talks To Rescue Evans Cycles - Sky News
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 07:16am EDT 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - :HALFORDS HAS PULLED OUT OF TALKS TO RESCUE EVANS CYCLES - SKY NEWS.HALFORDS' WITHDRAWAL PAVES THE WAY FOR MIKE ASHLEY’S SPORTS DIRECT TO BUY THE STRUGGLING CHAIN - SKY NEWS.  Full Article

Schroders Cuts Stake To 5.13 Pct In Halfords Group
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018 05:10am EDT 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Halfords Group PLC ::SCHRODERS PLC CUTS STAKE TO 5.134 PERCENT FROM 9.975 PERCENT IN HALFORDS GROUP PLC - FILING.  Full Article

Halfords Group Says CFO Jonny Mason To Leave On July 31
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 02:00am EDT 

July 5 (Reuters) - Halfords Group PLC ::SAYS JONNY MASON, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER LEAVING DATE WILL BE 31 ST JULY.SAYS SEARCH FOR A SUCCESSOR IS ONGOING.  Full Article

Halfords Group Says CFO Jonny Mason Has Resigned
Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 02:01am EDT 

March 27 (Reuters) - Halfords Group Plc ::SAYS JONNY MASON, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO), HAS RESIGNED.SAYS MASON WILL REMAIN AS CFO OF HALFORDS UNTIL END OF HIS NOTICE PERIOD IN SEPTEMBER 2018.SAYS BOARD HAS COMMENCED PROCESS TO IDENTIFY HIS SUCCESSOR.  Full Article

Halfords' Revenue rises 3.2 pct For 15 Week Period To Jan 12
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 02:00am EST 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Halfords Group Plc ::FOR 15 WEEK PERIOD TO JAN 12 ‍GROUP REVENUE +3.2%, WITH RETAIL +3.3%, AUTOCENTRES +1.9% ON GOOD TRADING OVER PEAK INCLUDING CHRISTMAS​.ANTICIPATE THAT UK RETAIL SALES ENVIRONMENT WILL REMAIN SUBDUED FOR REMAINDER OF FY18​.‍SALES FOR QUARTER WERE SLIGHTLY AHEAD OF EXPECTATIONS, WITH GROWTH LED BY LOWER MARGIN CYCLING BUSINESS​.‍FX MITIGATION PLANS REMAIN ON TRACK​.‍ANTICIPATE FY18 GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX BROADLY IN LINE WITH CURRENT MARKET EXPECTATIONS​.  Full Article

Halfords annual profit falls, says confident on outlook
Thursday, 25 May 2017 02:00am EDT 

May 25 (Reuters) - Halfords Group Plc :Underlying profit before tax of £75.4m, down £6.1m year-on-year.Revenue 1,095.0 million stg versus 1,021.5 million stg, +7.2%.Underlying business performance is strong and there is good momentum in delivering our strategic priorities.Currency movements will impact profits, but our mitigation plans are well developed and progress to date is encouraging.We anticipate FY18 profit to be in line with current market expectations and remain confident in outlook for group.  Full Article

UK shares fall as trade talk hopes fade; weak Christmas updates hurt retail

Jan 10 British shares were lower on Thursday, moving off their one-month highs as a lack of detail from trade talks between Washington and Beijing dented investor confidence, and weak news from the high street renewed worries about the retail sector.