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:
  • Market Cap: £1.02 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 340,844,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 304.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 286.93
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 232 - GBX 343
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.55
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £398.2 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.56
  • Book Value: GBX 0.73 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.10
  • EBIDTA: £96.1 million
  • Net Margins: 19.30%
  • Return on Equity: 34.14%
  • Return on Assets: 19.55%
  • Average Volume: 494,957 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, March 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.30 per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents a yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 Monday, September, 25th 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 objectives for Card Factory PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 345 to GBX 405. On average, they expect Card Factory PLC's share price to reach GBX 383.33 in the next year. 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 299.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Card Factory PLC (LON CARD)
Community Ranking:  3.9 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  59 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  263
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 383.33

Analysts' Ratings History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/25/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 405View Rating Details
5/25/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 345View Rating Details
5/12/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
12/7/2015NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 330View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Earnings by Quarter for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Earnings History by Quarter for Card Factory PLC (LON CARD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/25/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $19.14 EPS


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)


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


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Card Factory PLC (CARD) Chart for Thursday, July, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/20/2017 by Staff