Connect Group PLC Company Profile (LON:CNCT)

About Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)

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.

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  • Symbol: LON:CNCT
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  • Market Cap: £308.09 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 245,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 128.16
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 138.86
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 121 - GBX 168
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.67
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.9 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.16
  • Book Value: GBX 0.05 per share
  • Price / Book: 25.15
  • EBIDTA: £75.3 million
  • Average Volume: 273,916 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)

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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.10 per share on Friday, July 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Connect Group PLC's Dividend History.

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

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Connect Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 167 to GBX 200. On average, they anticipate Connect Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 178 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Connect Group PLC.

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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 125.75.

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)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/1/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 170View Rating Details
4/25/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 167View Rating Details
4/25/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 185View Rating Details
4/25/2017FinnCapReiterated RatingBuyGBX 200View Rating Details
2/8/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 164 -> GBX 168View Rating Details
1/29/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/14/2015WH IrelandReiterated RatingBuyGBX 200View Rating Details
10/14/2015N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)


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


Dividend History by Quarter for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/25/2017GBX 3.102.37%6/8/20176/8/20177/7/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/28/2017Gary KennedyInsiderBuy10,000GBX 126£12,600
4/27/2017David BauernfeindInsiderBuy20,000GBX 127£25,400
4/26/2017Mark CashmoreInsiderBuy12,690GBX 1£126.90
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)


Headline Trends for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
Latest Headlines for Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT)
DateHeadline logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - May 19 at 5:08 PM logoConnect Group Plc :CNCT-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended February 28, 2017 : May 1, 2017 - May 2 at 7:33 PM logoInsider Buying: Connect Group PLC (CNCT) Insider Buys 10,000 Shares of Stock - May 1 at 7:13 AM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Insider David Bauernfeind Buys 20,000 Shares - May 1 at 7:11 AM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Insider Mark Cashmore Buys 12,690 Shares - April 26 at 8:12 AM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Plans Dividend of GBX 3.10 - April 25 at 4:46 PM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 24 at 6:20 PM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - April 14 at 8:22 PM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Connect Group PLC (CNCT) - April 10 at 12:44 AM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Downgraded to "Hold" at Shore Capital - April 9 at 1:51 PM logoConnect Group Plc : CNCT-GB: Dividend Analysis : January 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 9:03 AM logoConnect Group PLC's (CNCT) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital - April 2 at 8:43 AM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Earns "Buy" Rating from FinnCap - April 2 at 8:34 AM logo2 little-known UK stocks to put on your radar - Motley Fool UK - March 29 at 4:50 PM logoConnect Group PLC (CNCT) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - March 29 at 1:38 PM logo2 little-known UK stocks to put on your radar - March 28 at 12:34 PM logoConnect Group PLC’s (CNCT) Buy Rating Reiterated at FinnCap - March 10 at 11:10 PM logo3 ‘secret’ dividend stocks you’ve probably never heard of! - February 21 at 3:47 PM logo2 stocks yielding 6% City analysts rate as ‘strong buys’ - January 11 at 4:50 PM logoAre these the best value small-cap shares? - January 10 at 3:33 AM logoEdited Transcript of CNCT.L earnings conference call or presentation 18-Oct-16 8:30am GMT - October 19 at 9:15 AM logoFull Year 2016 Connect Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - October 18 at 9:19 AM logo4 dividend stars you probably haven’t heard of! - May 26 at 8:08 AM logoConnect Grp Share Chat - January 29 at 1:49 PM


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This page was last updated on 5/26/2017 by Staff