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Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 25.60
+0.40 (+1.59 %)
(As of 11/4/2020)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 25.60
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 25.43
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 25.60
Volume16,586 shs
Average Volume411,381 shs
Market Capitalization£63.41 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.60%
Connect Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution of newspapers and mixed freight in the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company operates through Smiths News and Tuffnells segments. The Smiths News segment distributes newspapers and magazines to 27,000 retailers from 39 distribution centers across England and Wales. The Tuffnells segment provides next day B2B delivery of irregular weight and dimensions consignments. The company was formerly known as Smiths News Plc and changed its name to Connect Group PLC in April 2014. Connect Group PLC was founded in 1790 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.18 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Publishing



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.44 billion
Cash FlowGBX 15.10 per share
Book ValueGBX (34.80) per share



Market Cap£63.41 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 25.60
+0.40 (+1.59 %)
(As of 11/4/2020)
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Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) (LON:CNCT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 21.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CNCT shares have increased by 17.7% and is now trading at GBX 25.60.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What price target have analysts set for CNCT?

2 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 27 to GBX 27. On average, they expect Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s stock price to reach GBX 27 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s key competitors?

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Who are Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s key executives?

Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jonathan Michael Bunting, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 48, Pay $401k)
  • Mr. Tony Grace, CFO & Director
  • Mr. Michael Holt, Director & Exec. Chairman of Tuffnells
  • Mr. Timothy L. Oglesby, Chief Information & Transformation Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Stuart Marriner, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.

What is Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s stock symbol?

Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CNCT."

How do I buy shares of Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)?

Shares of CNCT 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 Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s stock price today?

One share of CNCT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 25.60.

How big of a company is Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)?

Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) has a market capitalization of £63.41 million and generates £1.44 billion in revenue each year. Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) employs 4,694 workers across the globe.

What is Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s official website?

The official website for Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) is www.connectgroupplc.com.

How can I contact Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)?

Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L)'s mailing address is Rowan House, Cherry Orchard North, SWINDON, SN2 8UH, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-845-1230000.

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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