Character Group plc Company Profile (LON:CCT)

About Character Group plc (LON:CCT)

Character Group plc logoThe Character Group plc is a toy company. The Company is engaged in the design, development and international distribution of toys, games and gifts. Its geographical segments include other EU, UK and Far East. It designs and manufactures toys based on television, film and digital characters, and distributes these products in the United Kingdom and overseas. It also distributes finished products in the United Kingdom developed by overseas-based toy producers. Its diverse product range includes products for pre-school, boys, activity and girls. The Company's brands include Peppa Pig, Little Live Pets, Teletubbies, Minecraft, Scooby Doo, Mashems, Fireman Sam and Ben & Holly. Its customer list includes the United Kingdom toy retailers, the United Kingdom independent toy stores and a selection of overseas distributors. It operates approximately two distribution warehouses located near Oldham, Greater Manchester. It primarily distributes products sourced from overseas third parties.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Toys & Juvenile Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:CCT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £102.91 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 21,218,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 490.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 498.77
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 414 - GBX 555
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.66
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £117.26 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.88
  • Book Value: GBX 1.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.08
  • EBIDTA: £11.58 million
  • Net Margins: 8.68%
  • Return on Equity: 44.26%
  • Return on Assets: 19.13%
  • Average Volume: 17,972 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)

What is Character Group plc's stock symbol?

Character Group plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CCT."

How often does Character Group plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Character Group plc?

Character Group plc announced a dividend on Thursday, April 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 9 per share on Friday, July 28th. This represents a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 6th. This is a boost from Character Group plc's previous dividend of $8.00. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Character Group plc's Dividend History.

Where is Character Group plc's stock going? Where will Character Group plc's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Character Group plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 635 to GBX 635. On average, they expect Character Group plc's share price to reach GBX 635 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Character Group plc.

Who are some of Character Group plc's key competitors?

Who are Character Group plc's key executives?

Character Group plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mark Timothy Dowding, Group Finance Director, Director
  • Jonathan James Diver, Managing Director, Executive Director
  • Kirankumar Premchand Shah, Joint Managing Director, Executive Director
  • Michael Spencer Hyde, Executive Director; Managing Director - Far East Operations
  • Joseph John Patrick Kissane, Executive Director; Managing Director of Character Options Limited
  • Jeremiah Healy, Group Marketing Director, Director
  • Richard King, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Clive William Crouch, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • David Harris, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Character Group plc stock?

Shares of Character Group 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 Character Group plc's stock price today?

One share of Character Group plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 485.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Character Group plc (LON CCT)
Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  38 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  16 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  54
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Character Group 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 Character Group plc (LON:CCT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 635

Analysts' Ratings History for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/27/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 635View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
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Earnings Estimates for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $46.20 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Character Group plc (LON CCT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/27/2017GBX 91.89%7/6/20177/6/20177/28/2017
12/1/2016GBX 81.68%1/5/20171/5/20171/27/2017
4/27/2016GBX 71.35%7/7/20167/7/20167/29/2016
12/1/2015GBX 61.24%1/7/20161/7/20161/29/2016
4/30/2015GBX 51.19%6/4/20156/4/20156/26/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/13/2017Mark DowdingInsiderBuy2,705GBX 514£13,903.70
1/23/2017Mark DowdingInsiderBuy2,554GBX 493£12,591.22
1/20/2017Mark DowdingInsiderBuy7,000GBX 500£35,000
12/9/2016Jerry HealyInsiderSell36,000GBX 525£189,000
9/19/2016Harris,DavidInsiderBuy4,597GBX 435£19,996.95
7/11/2016Harris,DavidInsiderBuy3,000GBX 440£13,200
12/23/2015Harris,DavidInsiderBuy1,703GBX 469£7,987.07
12/7/2015Harris,DavidInsiderBuy2,603GBX 479£12,468.37
9/17/2015Diver,Jonathan JamesInsiderSell600,000GBX 510£3,060,000
8/6/2015King,RichardInsiderSell200,000GBX 510£1,020,000
6/4/2015Richard KingInsiderSell522,616GBX 415£2,168,856.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
Latest Headlines for Character Group plc (LON:CCT)
DateHeadline logoThe Character Group Plc : A good buy now? Relative to peers, maybe. - September 7 at 5:11 PM logoThe Character Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CCT-GB : May 29, 2017 - May 29 at 12:14 PM logoThe Character Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CCT-GB : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 4:20 PM logoThe Character Group Plc :CCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended February 28, 2017 : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 7:17 PM logoCharacter Group plc (CCT) Earns "Buy" Rating from Panmure Gordon - April 30 at 11:28 AM logoDesigners, Developers and International Distributor of Toys, Games and Giftware, The Character Group plc (LSE: AiM ... - Yahoo Finance - April 27 at 9:39 PM logoCharacter Group plc (CCT) Declares Dividend of GBX 9 - April 27 at 5:03 PM logoThe Character Group Plc : CCT-GB: Dividend Analysis : January 06th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 8:54 AM logoWhy I’m bullish on this turnaround stock - February 7 at 5:16 PM logoThe Character Group plc - Trading Update - PR Newswire (press release) - January 22 at 4:14 PM logoToday’s 10% share price fall has created a buying opportunity at this small cap - January 20 at 5:20 PM logoIs there more upside to Games Workshop Group plc after profits more than double? - January 10 at 4:53 PM logoThe Character Group plc (FTSE AIM All-share: CCT.L) - Designers, Developers and International Distributor … - December 1 at 9:18 PM logoFull Year 2016 Character Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - December 1 at 4:17 PM logoThe Character Group plc - Trading Update - September 14 at 8:21 AM logoHalf Year 2016 Character Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - April 27 at 7:07 AM logoFriday preview: US fourth quarter GDP, Sky interims - January 28 at 9:20 AM logoGuruScreen Movers - June 2nd: Focus on Character Group (CCT) - June 2 at 12:19 PM


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Character Group plc (CCT) Chart for Wednesday, September, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/20/2017 by Staff