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: £1.07 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 341,457,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 325.20
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 316.20
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 232 - GBX 358.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.04
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £408.6 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.62
  • Book Value: GBX 0.71 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.42
  • EBITDA: £91.5 million
  • Net Margins: 19.30%
  • Return on Equity: 34.14%
  • Return on Assets: 19.55%
  • Average Volume: 613,384 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, September 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 17.90 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a yield of 5.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 9th. This is a boost from Card Factory PLC's previous dividend of $6.30. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Card Factory PLC's Dividend History.

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

3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Card Factory PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 365 to GBX 405. On average, they anticipate Card Factory PLC's stock price to reach GBX 390 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, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Darren Bryant, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Shiv Sibal, General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Geoffrey I. Cooper, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Paul McCrudden, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Octavia K. Morley, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • David A. Stead, Independent Non-Executive 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 313.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Card Factory PLC (LON CARD)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  248 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  100 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  348
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 390
Consensus Price Target History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Price Target History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Analysts' Ratings History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/26/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetBuyGBX 430 -> GBX 400View Rating Details
9/26/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 365View Rating Details
8/10/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 405View Rating Details
12/7/2015NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 330View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
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Earnings Estimates for Card Factory PLC (LON:CARD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $20.07 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Card Factory PLC (LON CARD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/26/2017GBX 17.905.81%11/9/201711/9/201712/15/2017
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
9/27/2017Karen HubbardInsiderBuy21,586GBX 287£61,951.82
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 logoInvestors in Search of Bargains as U.K. Discount Retailers Soar - October 17 at 3:48 AM logoCard Factory Plc :CARD-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended July 31, 2017 : September 29, 2017 - October 2 at 3:18 PM logo[$$] Card Factory investors receive unwelcome greeting - October 2 at 3:18 PM logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Insider Karen Hubbard Buys 21,586 Shares - September 28 at 4:16 AM logoCard Factory shares drop 17% after profits fall - Financial Times - September 27 at 5:38 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 26 - Reuters - September 26 at 3:58 PM logoCard Factory Profit Hit by Weak Pound and Rising Costs - New York Times - September 26 at 3:58 PM logoRoyal Dutch Shell plc isn’t the only stock expected to deliver blockbuster dividend growth - September 26 at 8:32 AM logoUK's Card Factory to pay special dividend after H1 sales rises - September 26 at 8:32 AM logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) PT Lowered to GBX 400 at Peel Hunt - September 26 at 6:40 AM logoWhy Card Factory PLC (LSE:CARD) Could Be A Buy - September 22 at 10:24 AM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Card Factory PLC (CARD) - September 16 at 3:28 PM logoCard Factory PLC (CARD) Given New GBX 430 Price Target at Peel Hunt - August 20 at 5:42 PM logoCard Factory Sales Growth Accelerates To Keep On Course For Full Year - London South East (registration) (blog) - August 11 at 10:27 PM logoCard Factory Sales Growth Accelerates To Keep On Course For Full Year - August 10 at 11:06 PM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Card Factory CEO Hubbard Lifts Stake - June 27 at 4:22 PM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Card Factory Outgoing CFO Sells GBP13 Million Worth - London South East (registration) (blog) - June 2 at 5:37 PM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: Card Factory Outgoing CFO Sells GBP13 Million Worth - June 1 at 4:41 PM logoCard Factory to return cash to shareholders - May 25 at 5:27 AM logoBRIEF-Card Factory appoints Kristian Lee as chief financial officer - April 20 at 9:17 PM logo[$$] Investors Chronicle: Card Factory, Tesco, AA - March 31 at 4:19 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 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 Friday, October, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/20/2017 by Staff

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