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LON:CNCTConnect Group Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 18
+2.00 (+12.50 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 18
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 18.27
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 18
Volume530,291 shs
Average Volume459,659 shs
Market Capitalization£44.59 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.60%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.73 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Publishing



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£1.44 billion
Cash FlowGBX 14.59 per share
Book ValueGBX (34.80) per share



Market Cap£44.59 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Connect Group (LON:CNCT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Connect Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Connect Group's stock was trading at GBX 21.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CNCT shares have decreased by 17.2% and is now trading at GBX 18. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Connect Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Connect Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Connect Group.

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

Connect Group declared a dividend on Wednesday, November 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 16th will be given a dividend of GBX 1 per share on Thursday, February 13th. This represents a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 16th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Connect Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for CNCT?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Connect Group's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 15 to GBX 15. On average, they anticipate Connect Group's stock price to reach GBX 15 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.7%. View analysts' price targets for Connect Group.

Has Connect Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CNCT stock has trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Connect Group earned a news sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutConnect Group.

Who are some of Connect Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Connect Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Connect Group investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), ALJ Regional (ALJJ), Gran Tierra Energy (GTE) and Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM).

Who are Connect Group's key executives?

Connect Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jonathan Michael Bunting, CEO of Smiths News & Exec. Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Jozef J. Opdeweegh, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Tony Grace, CFO & Director
  • Mr. Richard Webb, Group Technology & Services Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Timothy L. Oglesby, Chief Information & Transformation Officer (Age 61)

What is Connect Group's stock symbol?

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

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 18.

How big of a company is Connect Group?

Connect Group has a market capitalization of £44.59 million and generates £1.44 billion in revenue each year. Connect Group employs 5,199 workers across the globe.

What is Connect Group's official website?

The official website for Connect Group is www.connectgroupplc.com.

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.

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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