About Franchise Brands (LON:FRAN)
Franchise Brands plc engages in franchising and related activities primarily in the United Kingdom. It provides automotive repair services comprise bumper scuffs, paintwork scratches, minor dents, and kerbed alloy wheel repairs under the ChipsAway brand name; and oven cleaning services include cleaning of domestic oven brands and models, such as electric and gas ovens, ranges, microwaves, hobs, extractor fans, and barbecues, as well as various removable components consisting of racks, doors, and glasses under the Ovenclean brand. The company also operates pet care facilities under the Barking Mad brand name; and offers drain clearance and maintenance services, comprising high pressure water jetting, CCTV surveys, drain or sewer lining, excavation, electro mechanical cleaning, and fat and grease management under the Metro Rod brand name. It serves individuals and SMEs with a network of approximately 400 franchisees in 12 countries. The company was formerly known as FB Holdings plc. Franchise Brands plc was founded in 2008 and is based in Kidderminster, the United Kingdom.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Business Services
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 Equity-3.49%
Return on Assets-1.90%
Franchise Brands (LON:FRAN) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Franchise Brands' stock symbol?
Franchise Brands trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "FRAN."
How often does Franchise Brands pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Franchise Brands?
Franchise Brands declared a dividend on Thursday, March 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, April 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.33 per share on Tuesday, May 15th. This represents a yield of 0.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 26th. This is an increase from Franchise Brands's previous dividend of $0.17. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Franchise Brands' Dividend History.
Who are some of Franchise Brands' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Franchise Brands include Interserve (IRV), ST Ives (SIV), Inspired Energy (INSE), Sagentia (SAG), Braemar Shipping Services Pl (BMS), Tungsten (TUNG), Begbies Traynor (BEG), Castleton Technology (CTP), Belvoir Lettings (BLV), Utilitywise (UTW), Management Consulting Group (MMC), WYG (WYG), Karnalyte Resources (KRN), Petards Group (PEG), Universe Group (UNG) and Phsc (PHSC).
Who are Franchise Brands' key executives?
Franchise Brands' management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Stephen Glen Hemsley, Exec. Chairman (Age 60)
- Mr. Timothy John Harris, CEO & Director (Age 54)
- Mr. Robin Nigel Auld, Marketing Director & Director (Age 45)
- Ms. Julia Rosalind Choudhury, Corp. Devel. Director & Director (Age 51)
- Mr. John Christopher Stewart Dent, CFO & Director (Age 37)
Has Franchise Brands been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media stories about FRAN stock have trended positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Franchise Brands earned a coverage optimism score of 0.44 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.71 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of Franchise Brands?
Shares of FRAN 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 Franchise Brands' stock price today?
One share of FRAN stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 70.50.
How big of a company is Franchise Brands?
Franchise Brands has a market capitalization of £80.92 million.
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Franchise Brands (LON:FRAN) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/22/2016 forward)
Franchise Brands (LON:FRAN) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Franchise Brands (LON FRAN) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Franchise Brands (LON FRAN) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/19/2018||David Poutney||Insider||Buy||490,000||GBX 60||£294,000|
|12/20/2017||David Poutney||Insider||Buy||50,821||GBX 50||£25,410.50|
|10/23/2017||David Poutney||Insider||Buy||91,000||GBX 58||£52,780|
|9/14/2017||Chris Dent||Insider||Buy||15,000||GBX 64||£9,600|
|6/28/2017||Robin Nigel Auld||Insider||Sell||100,000||GBX 87||£87,000|
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Franchise Brands (LON FRAN) Stock Chart for Sunday, April, 22, 2018