Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (BMBYF.PK)
20 Sep 2018
Tue, May 22 2018
Harry Potter special editions helped Bloomsbury's revenue to its highest level since 2007, when the last of the original books came out, lifting the publisher's shares to a 10-year high. | Video
* Total dividend payout this year rises 12 pct (Adds details on digital drive, outlook comments, background, share price rise)
May 22 Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury Publishing Plc posted a 10 percent rise in profits and 13.3 percent rise in full-year revenue on Tuesday, driven by higher demand for special editions of the boy wizard's adventures.
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