Card Factory PLC Company Profile (LON:CARD)

About Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)

Card Factory PLC logoCard Factory plc is a specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressings and gifts. The Company operates through two segments: Card Factory and Getting Personal. The Card Factory segment retails greeting cards, dressing and gifts in the United Kingdom through a network of stores. The Getting Personal segment is an online retailer of personalized cards and gifts. Its physical store network operates in three areas: single cards, non-card items and Christmas box cards. Its single cards include individual cards for everyday occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, thank you, get well soon, good luck, congratulations, sympathy and new baby cards, and seasonal occasions, such as Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, thank you teacher, graduation and exam congratulations. Its non-card offerings include gift dressings, small gifts, party products and other non-card products. The Company operates through a chain of approximately 800 Card Factory stores.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Gift, Novelty & Souvenir Stores
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CARD
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.cardfactoryinvestors.com...
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £1.16 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 340,844,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 330.19
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 310.48
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 232 - GBX 346.60
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.62
  • P/E Growth: 1.40
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £398.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.91
  • Book Value: GBX 0.73 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.66
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £96.1 million
  • Net Margins: 19.30%
  • Return on Equity: 34.14%
  • Return on Assets: 19.55%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 340,540 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)

What is Card Factory PLC's stock symbol?

Card Factory PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CARD."

How often does Card Factory PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Card Factory PLC?

Card Factory PLC announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.30 per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 4th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Card Factory PLC's Dividend History.

When will Card Factory PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Card Factory PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Card Factory PLC.

Where is Card Factory PLC's stock going? Where will Card Factory PLC's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Card Factory PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 365 to GBX 430. On average, they expect Card Factory PLC's stock price to reach GBX 400 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Card Factory PLC.

Who are some of Card Factory PLC's key competitors?

Who are Card Factory PLC's key executives?

Card Factory PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Karen Hubbard, Group Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Darren Bryant, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Shiv Sibal, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Helen Lockwood, Human Resources Director
  • Anthony Barraclough, Property Director
  • Christopher Beck, Supply Chain & Logistics Director
  • Justin Fletcher, Property Director
  • Ian McEvoy, Retail Operations Director
  • Stuart Middleton, Creative Director
  • Gavin Peck, Commercial Director

How do I buy Card Factory PLC stock?

Shares of Card Factory PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Card Factory PLC's stock price today?

One share of Card Factory PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 340.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Card Factory PLC (LON CARD)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  88 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  322
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Card Factory PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 400

Analysts' Ratings History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 430View Rating Details
8/10/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 405View Rating Details
8/10/2017Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 345 -> GBX 365View Rating Details
12/7/2015NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 330View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $19.97 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Card Factory PLC (LON CARD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/28/2017GBX 6.302.35%5/4/20175/4/20176/9/2017
9/27/2016GBX 17.805.73%10/20/201610/20/201611/25/2016
4/5/2016GBX 61.75%5/5/20165/5/20166/10/2016
9/22/2015GBX 17.504.86%10/15/201510/15/201511/27/2015
3/25/2015GBX 6.802.19%4/30/20154/30/20156/5/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/26/2017Karen HubbardInsiderBuy13,456GBX 296£39,829.76
5/31/2017Darren BryantInsiderSell4,000,000GBX 329£13,160,000
5/26/2017Geoff CooperInsiderSell121,170GBX 337£408,342.90
4/3/2017Karen HubbardInsiderBuy12,393GBX 282£34,948.26
10/20/2016Karen HubbardInsiderBuy7,207GBX 271£19,530.97
6/27/2016Hubbard,KarenInsiderBuy32,197GBX 311£100,132.67
6/19/2015Hayes ,RichardInsiderSell2,911,195GBX 3.30£96,069.44
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Latest Headlines for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Card Factory PLC (CARD)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Given New GBX 430 Price Target at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 5:42 PM
lse.co.uk logoCard Factory Sales Growth Accelerates To Keep On Course For Full Year - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - August 11 at 10:27 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoCard Factory Sales Growth Accelerates To Keep On Course For Full Year
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 10 at 11:06 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Card Factory CEO Hubbard Lifts Stake
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 27 at 4:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Insider Karen Hubbard Purchases 13,456 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 1:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCard Factory Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:CARD) : June 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 3:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCard Factory Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CARD-GB : June 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Sometimes the best thing a founder can do is sell out
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:27 PM
lse.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Card Factory Outgoing CFO Sells GBP13 Million Worth - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - June 2 at 5:37 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Card Factory Outgoing CFO Sells GBP13 Million Worth
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 1 at 4:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Card Factory PLC (CARD) Insider Sells 4,000,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Insider Sells £408,342.90 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 7:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC's (CARD) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Receives Buy Rating from Investec
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 10:08 AM
marketwatch.com logoCard Factory to return cash to shareholders
www.marketwatch.com - May 25 at 5:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC's (CARD) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 2:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCard Factory Plc : CARD-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 9:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Card Factory Plc : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCard Factory Plc :CARD-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 2:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCard Factory Plc :CARD-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended January 31, 2017 : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 2:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Upgraded by Liberum Capital to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:55 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Card Factory appoints Kristian Lee as chief financial officer
www.reuters.com - April 20 at 9:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Earns Buy Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 7:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Insider Acquires £34,948.26 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 11:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 4:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 4:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC's (CARD) Buy Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 12:25 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Investors Chronicle: Card Factory, Tesco, AA
www.ft.com - March 31 at 4:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) to Issue GBX 6.30 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 3:37 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Card Factory posts FY pre-tax profit of 82.8 mln pounds
www.reuters.com - March 28 at 12:54 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Card Factory PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 28 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Rating Reiterated by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 3:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Given  Buy Rating at Investec
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 2:13 PM
wsj.com logoThe Morning Ledger: Investment by Chinese SOEs Outpaces Private Sector, Again - Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)
blogs.wsj.com - March 21 at 9:29 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 growth stocks to fall in love with
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:43 PM
lse.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Card Factory Annual Profit To Beat Consensus; CFO - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - January 26 at 4:58 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 FTSE 350 stars to consider buying before it’s too late!
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 4:58 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Hammerson slides after more bearish commentary
www.ft.com - January 19 at 5:15 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy these 8% dividend yields may not last much longer
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 11:59 AM

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