DFS Furniture PLC Company Profile (LON:DFS)

About DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)

DFS Furniture PLC logoDFS Furniture plc is an upholstery retailer in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing, selling, delivering and installing a range of sofas, and other upholstered and furniture products. The Company's segment is engaged in the retailing of upholstered furniture and related products. Its other segments comprise the manufacture and distribution of upholstered furniture. The Company offers approximately 10 unit types per range, and a range of materials with approximately 50 colors available. Its branded upholstery ranges include Capsule Collection and Grand Tour. The Company operates approximately 100 retail stores in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and the Netherlands, an online channel, and approximately three upholstery factories in the United Kingdom. The Company's subsidiaries include Diamond Holdco 2 Limited, Diamond Holdco 7 Limited, DFS Furniture Holdings plc, DFS Furniture Company Limited and Coin Retail Limited (Jersey).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Furniture
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DFS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.dfscorporate.co.uk/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £478.06 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 211,530,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 213.88
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 241.76
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 190 - GBX 297.94
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.50
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £780.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.61
  • Book Value: GBX 1.18 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.92
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £93.7 million
  • Net Margins: 3.45%
  • Return on Equity: 10.52%
  • Return on Assets: 3.73%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 462,632 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)

What is DFS Furniture PLC's stock symbol?

DFS Furniture PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DFS."

How often does DFS Furniture PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for DFS Furniture PLC?

DFS Furniture PLC announced a dividend on Thursday, March 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 13.20 per share on Wednesday, June 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 5.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st. This is a positive change from DFS Furniture PLC's previous dividend of $7.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View DFS Furniture PLC's Dividend History.

When will DFS Furniture PLC make its next earnings announcement?

DFS Furniture PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 4th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for DFS Furniture PLC.

Where is DFS Furniture PLC's stock going? Where will DFS Furniture PLC's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for DFS Furniture PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 245 to GBX 280. On average, they anticipate DFS Furniture PLC's stock price to reach GBX 263.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for DFS Furniture PLC.

Who are some of DFS Furniture PLC's key competitors?

Who are DFS Furniture PLC's key executives?

DFS Furniture PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ian C. Durant, Chairman of the Board
  • Ian Filby, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Nicola Bancroft, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Tim Stacey, Chief Operating Officer
  • Keith Baker, International Director
  • Nicholas Collard, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Paul Walker, Company secretary
  • Richard A. Baker, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Gwyn Burr, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Luke Mayhew, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy DFS Furniture PLC stock?

Shares of DFS Furniture 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.

What is DFS Furniture PLC's stock price today?

One share of DFS Furniture PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 226.


MarketBeat Community Rating for DFS Furniture PLC (LON DFS)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  116 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  59 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  175
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 263.33

Analysts' Ratings History for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/16/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetBuyGBX 310 -> GBX 245View Rating Details
3/31/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 265View Rating Details
2/3/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 280View Rating Details
10/7/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Earnings by Quarter for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Earnings History by Quarter for DFS Furniture PLC (LON DFS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/4/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $23.51 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for DFS Furniture PLC (LON DFS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/30/2017GBX 13.205.28%6/1/20176/1/20176/21/2017
10/6/2016GBX 7.502.74%12/8/201612/8/201612/28/2016
3/23/2016GBX 3.501.13%6/2/20166/2/20166/22/2016
10/8/2015GBX 9.302.98%12/10/201512/10/201512/30/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/30/2016Mayhew,LukeInsiderBuy11,800GBX 211£24,898
4/1/2016Barnes ,WilliamInsiderSell8,100GBX 310£25,110
4/27/2015Luke MayhewInsiderBuy15,900GBX 276.80£44,011.20
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Latest Headlines for DFS Furniture PLC (LON:DFS)
Source:
DateHeadline
bloomberg.com logoKingfisher Papers Over the Cracks - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - August 18 at 12:05 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoDFS Furniture Warns Annual Earnings To Be At Low-End Of Guidance
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 10 at 7:05 PM
marketwatch.com logoDFS Furniture warns earnings to be at lower end
www.marketwatch.com - August 10 at 7:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] DFS warns of challenging UK market as sales fall
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 7:05 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoDFS Furniture Buys Sofology For Initial GBP25 Million
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 3 at 9:51 PM
bloomberg.com logoBrexit and the Tipping Point
www.bloomberg.com - July 19 at 12:22 AM
bloomberg.com logoM&S Quarterly Sales Dip in Setback to Rowe's Turnaround Plan
www.bloomberg.com - July 11 at 3:59 AM
bloomberg.com logoDixons Carphone Sees No Cause for Alarm Amid Political Upheaval - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - June 28 at 5:42 PM
bloomberg.com logoU.K. Retailers Feel Pinch as Debenhams, Carpetright Struggle
www.bloomberg.com - June 27 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Debenhams warns of 'volatile' trading on the high street
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Cuts DFS Furniture PLC (DFS) Price Target to GBX 245
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 12:28 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoDFS Furniture Warns On Earnings As Second Half Weaker Than Expected
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 15 at 11:42 PM
fool.co.uk logoWhy I won’t be buying DFS Furniture plc after 20% drop
www.fool.co.uk - June 15 at 11:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] DFS shares plunge after profit warning points to consumer slowdown
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] DFS: not sitting comfortably
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDFS Furniture Crashes 20%+ After Shock Profit Warning. Is This A Dip-Buying Opportunity?
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 slides as consumer spending, central bank concerns take hold
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Next falls sharply as retailers push FTSE 100 lower
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 6:42 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 15
www.reuters.com - June 15 at 3:43 AM
marketwatch.com logoDFS Furniture warns on full-year earnings
www.marketwatch.com - June 15 at 3:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDFS Furniture Plc : DFS-GB: Dividend Analysis : June 02nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 11:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDFS Furniture Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DFS-GB : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 6:15 PM
lse.co.uk logoDFS Hires Greggs, Capital & Counties Properties Chairman Ian Durant - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - April 29 at 10:20 PM
reuters.com logoCORRECTED-BRIEF-Greggs says Ian Durant to be appointed chairman of DFS Furniture
www.reuters.com - April 28 at 10:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDFS Furniture Plc : DFS-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 09th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:24 AM
reuters.com logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 30 - Reuters
www.reuters.com - April 1 at 8:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDFS Furniture PLC's (DFS)  Hold Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 10:34 AM
marketwatch.com logoDFS declares special dividend as profit edges up
www.marketwatch.com - March 31 at 3:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDFS Furniture PLC (DFS) Increases Dividend to GBX 13.20 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 4:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDFS Furniture PLC (DFS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 1:58 AM
lse.co.uk logoGreen REIT Lets Horizon Logistics Park Unit At Dublin Airport To DFS - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - March 15 at 10:12 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoGreen REIT Lets Horizon Logistics Park Unit At Dublin Airport To DFS
www.morningstar.co.uk - March 14 at 6:09 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Advent raises 58.5 mln stg from DFS Furniture stake sale -bookrunner
www.reuters.com - February 11 at 3:10 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Investor Advent to exit DFS Furniture via stake sale -bookrunner
www.reuters.com - February 10 at 10:08 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Investor Advent raises 58.5 mln stg from DFS Furniture stake sale -bookrunner
www.reuters.com - February 10 at 5:08 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoSofa Seller DFS Keeps Full-Year Expectations, Plans Special Dividend
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 9 at 5:12 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-DFS Furniture says expectations for full-year remain unchanged
www.reuters.com - February 9 at 5:12 PM
lse.co.uk logoSofa Seller DFS Keeps Full-Year Expectations, Plans Special Dividend - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - February 9 at 3:10 AM
ft.com logo[$$] UK analyst recommendations lag behind wider market
www.ft.com - February 8 at 5:08 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 dividend champions to help your portfolio grow in 2017
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 11:54 AM
reuters.com logoConvaTec, Smurfit Kappa to join FTSE 100 after reshuffle - Reuters
www.reuters.com - December 1 at 9:52 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Direct Line climbs as house broker turns positive
www.ft.com - November 24 at 4:40 PM
bloomberg.com logoBlame it on the Block Trades
www.bloomberg.com - November 8 at 10:49 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Hikma plumbs two-year low as generic drugmakers stumble
www.ft.com - November 4 at 3:29 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Advent Sells Half DFS Furniture Stake For GBP61.7 Million (ALLISS)
www.morningstar.co.uk - November 4 at 11:52 AM
reuters.com logoAdvent halves stake in UK furniture retailer DFS
www.reuters.com - November 4 at 11:52 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Advent Cuts Stake in DFS Furniture
www.wsj.com - November 4 at 11:52 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoShould you snap up today’s big fallers?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 11:52 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: DFS Sets Special Dividend In Financial 2017 As Profit Rises
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 6 at 10:08 AM
reuters.com logoDFS Furniture's full-year sales rise 7.4 pct
www.reuters.com - October 6 at 10:08 AM

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