About Connect Group (LON:CNCT)
Connect Group PLC engages in the distribution of newspapers, magazines, and books products in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through News & Media: News Distribution, News & Media: Media, and Mixed Freight segments. The News & Media: News Distribution segment distributes newspapers and magazines to 27,000 retailers from 39 distribution centers across England and Wales. The News & Media: Media segment supplies newspapers and magazines to airlines, as well as provides inflight services. The Mixed Freight segment engages in the next day B2B delivery of mixed freight consignments to small and medium-sized enterprises. Connect Group PLC also provides click and collect services for online and high street retailers. 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 1792 and is based in Swindon, the United Kingdom.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity141.30%
Return on Assets6.56%
Connect Group (LON:CNCT) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Connect Group's stock symbol?
Connect Group trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "CNCT."
How often does Connect Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Connect Group?
Connect Group announced a dividend on Tuesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.10 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 7th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Connect Group's Dividend History.
What price target have analysts set for CNCT?
5 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Connect Group's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 100 to GBX 170. On average, they anticipate Connect Group's share price to reach GBX 140.80 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Connect Group.
Who are some of Connect Group's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Connect Group include Trinity Mirror (TNI), Wilmington (WIL), Yellow Pages (Y), Bloomsbury Publishing (BMY), McClatchy (MNI), GVIC Communications Corp. Class B (GCT), Dods Group (DODS), Freedom Leaf (FRLF), Haynes Publishing Group (HYNS), Lingo Media (LM), Independent News & Media (INM) and John Wiley & Sons (JW-B).
Who are Connect Group's key executives?
Connect Group's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Mark Richard Cashmore, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 58)
- Mr. Jonathan Michael Bunting, COO & Exec. Director (Age 46)
- Mr. David Gregory Bauernfeind, CFO & Director (Age 50)
- Mr. Richard Webb, Group Technology & Services Director (Age 53)
- Mr. Stuart Marriner, Company Sec., Gen. Counsel & Director
Has Connect Group been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about CNCT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Connect Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 41.45 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
How do I buy shares of Connect Group?
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 Connect Group's stock price today?
One share of CNCT stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 33.40.
How big of a company is Connect Group?
Connect Group has a market capitalization of £162.34 million.
How can I contact Connect Group?
Connect Group'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.
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