Connect Group PLC Company Profile (LON:CNCT)

About Connect Group PLC

Connect Group PLC logoConnect Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based distribution company. The Company's segments include Connect News & Media: News Distribution (Smiths News); Connect News & Media: Media (DMD); Connect Parcel Freight (Tuffnells); Connect Education & Care (The Consortium), and Connect Books (Bertrams, Dawson Books and Wordery). Smiths News segment distributes newspapers and magazines to approximately 30,000 retailers across England and Wales from over 40 distribution centers. DMD segment supplies newspaper and magazines to airlines. Tuffnells segment provides next day business to business (B2B) delivery of mixed parcel freight consignments. The Consortium segment is a distributor of education and care consumable products servicing approximately 30,000 customers across the United Kingdom. Bertrams, Dawson Books and Wordery segment distributes physical and digital books to high street and online retailers, public libraries, academic institutions and direct to consumers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: CNCT
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $1.82
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $145.99
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $148.91
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 125.30 - GBX 168
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.80
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $356.19M
  • Outstanding Shares: 244,386,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 178

Analysts' Ratings History for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017FinnCapBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 196 -> GBX 200View Rating Details
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 185View Rating Details
2/8/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 164 -> GBX 168View Rating Details
2/7/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 170View Rating Details
1/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/24/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 180 -> GBX 167View Rating Details
10/14/2015WH IrelandReiterated RatingBuyGBX 200View Rating Details
10/14/2015N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $18.11 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/18/2016GBX 6.504.63%1/12/20171/12/20172/10/2017
4/19/2016GBX 31.97%6/9/20166/9/20167/8/2016
10/14/2015GBX 6.303.94%1/14/20161/14/20162/12/2016
4/22/2015GBX 2.901.94%6/11/20156/11/20157/10/2015
10/15/2014GBX 6.604%1/8/20151/8/20152/6/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/17/2017Jonathan BuntingInsiderSell38,583GBX 140£54,016.20
2/10/2017Mark CashmoreInsiderSell25,747GBX 140£36,045.80
12/22/2015Cashmore,MarkInsiderBuy17,560GBX 170£29,852
12/17/2015Bunting,JonathanInsiderSell58,210GBX 162£94,300.20
12/7/2015Collis,DeniseInsiderBuy14,864GBX 167£24,822.88
11/19/2015Gresham ,NicholasInsiderSell30,611GBX 157£48,059.27
10/21/2015Cashmore,MarkInsiderSell35,741GBX 165£58,972.65
10/16/2015Gresham ,NicholasInsiderSell25,762GBX 162£41,734.44
7/10/2015Gresham ,NicholasInsiderSell135,475GBX 148£200,503
1/7/2015Jonathan BuntingInsiderSell75,671GBX 153.78£116,366.86
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 3:47 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – FinnCap Raises Its Price Target On Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) to GBX 200 (LON:CNCT)
marketexclusive.com - February 16 at 11:27 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:CNCT) : January 30, 2017 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 30 at 5:16 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoConnect Group PLC 17.1% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:CNCT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 29 at 4:26 PM
News IconJP Morgan maintained Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) as 'Neutral' With 650 PT (LON:CNCT)
xboxonezone.com - January 28 at 4:38 PM
News IconFinncap reiterated Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) as 'Buy' With 196 PT (LON:CNCT)
cote-ivoire.com - January 28 at 4:38 PM
News IconFinncap reiterated Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) as 'Buy' With 196 PT - UK Market News (LON:CNCT)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 27 at 5:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNCT-GB : January 27, 2017 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 27 at 5:50 PM
News IconPeel Hunt Reiterated Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) As 'Buy' - UK Market News (LON:CNCT)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 13 at 5:04 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 stocks yielding 6% City analysts rate as ‘strong buys’ (LON:CNCT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 4:50 PM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 3:33 AM
News IconOnly 3 days left to Connect Group PLC (LSE:CNCT)’s ex-dividend date, is it worth buying? (LON:CNCT)
simplywall.st - January 9 at 2:23 AM
News IconMarket Scope: F-Score and Volatility Review for Connect Group PLC (LSE:CNCT) - The Business Journal (LON:CNCT)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 20 at 5:01 PM
News IconConnect Group (LON:CNCT) New Price Targets - UK Market News (LON:CNCT)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 17 at 9:37 PM
News IconStock Spotlight: Zooming in on Shares of Connect Group PLC (LSE:CNCT) - The Business Journal (LON:CNCT)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 13 at 5:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CNCT-GB : December 6, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - December 6 at 11:52 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc :CNCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 5, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - December 5 at 12:25 PM
News IconTechnical Buzz on Connect Group PLC (LSE:CNCT) - The Business Journal (LON:CNCT)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 1 at 9:30 PM
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travelguideforeurope.com - November 13 at 8:20 AM
publicnow.com logoEducation and Care renews major Early Years contract (LON:CNCT)
www.publicnow.com - November 1 at 4:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of CNCT.L earnings conference call or presentation 18-Oct-16 8:30am GMT (LON:CNCT)
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 9:15 AM
publicnow.com logoPreliminary Results for the y/e 31 August 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.publicnow.com - October 18 at 9:19 AM
publicnow.com logoConnect Group PLC Preliminary Results announcement for the year ended 31 August 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.publicnow.com - October 18 at 9:19 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Connect Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open (LON:CNCT)
biz.yahoo.com - October 18 at 9:19 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:CNCT) : September 27, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 4:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNCT-GB : September 26, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - September 26 at 9:02 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNCT-GB : July 25, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - July 25 at 4:42 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNCT-GB : June 17, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - June 17 at 4:37 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNCT-GB : June 2, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - June 2 at 4:40 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo4 dividend stars you probably haven’t heard of! (LON:CNCT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CNCT-GB : May 4, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - May 4 at 4:39 AM
lse.co.uk logoConnect Grp Share Chat (LON:CNCT)
www.lse.co.uk - January 29 at 1:49 PM
News IconJP Morgan Cazenove Reaffirms a "Overweight" Rating on Connect Group PLC (LON ... - OctaFinance.com (LON:CNCT)
www.octafinance.com - January 21 at 1:00 PM
directorstalkinterviews.com logoConnect Group PLC 17.6% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove - DirectorsTalk Interviews (LON:CNCT)
www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 19 at 12:21 PM
trustnet.com logoConnect Group Plc (CNCT) (LON:CNCT)
www.trustnet.com - January 18 at 12:08 PM
noodls.com logoJanuary Trading Update (LON:CNCT)
www.noodls.com - January 13 at 8:47 AM
noodls.com logoTrading Statement & ASOS Return Service Launch (LON:CNCT)
www.noodls.com - January 13 at 4:27 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : January 8, 2016 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - January 8 at 4:32 AM
noodls.com logoPayment of Deferred Consideration (LON:CNCT)
www.noodls.com - December 22 at 9:02 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : December 22, 2015 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - December 22 at 4:30 AM
capitalcube.com logoConnect Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : December 8, 2015 (LON:CNCT)
www.capitalcube.com - December 8 at 4:34 AM

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What is Connect Group PLC's stock symbol?

Connect Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CNCT."

How often does Connect Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Connect Group PLC?

Connect Group PLC announced a dividend on Tuesday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.50 per share on Friday, February 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 12th. This is a boost from Connect Group PLC's previous dividend of $3.00. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Where is Connect Group PLC's stock going? Where will Connect Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Connect Group PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 167 to GBX 200. On average, they expect Connect Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 178 in the next year.

How do I buy Connect Group PLC stock?

Shares of Connect 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.

How much does a share of Connect Group PLC stock cost?

One share of Connect Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 145.75.


Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff