Informa Plc Company Profile (LON:INF)

About Informa Plc (LON:INF)

Informa Plc logoInforma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates in business intelligence, academic publishing, and knowledge and events businesses worldwide. It operates in five segments: Academic Publishing, Business Intelligence, Global Exhibitions, Knowledge & Networking, and Penton Information Services. The Academic Publishing segment publishes books and journals in print and electronic formats primarily for academic and research users in the areas of humanities and social sciences, science, technology, and medicine. It has a portfolio of approximately 130,000 book titles and 2,500 journals. This segment provides imprints of Taylor & Francis, Routledge, CRC Press, Garland Science, and Cogent OA. The Business Intelligence segment offers data-driven intelligence and insight to professionals in various sectors, including agricultural, financial, maritime, pharmaceutical, telecom, and media and technology. The Global Exhibitions segment organizes business-to-business exhibitions and trade shows, as well as various consumer events. The Knowledge & Networking segment offers conferences and training courses; and creates and connects communities, as well as engages in providing the attendees with the opportunity to meet, network, and share knowledge. The Penton Information Services segment provides exhibitions and professional information services. The company was formerly known as T&F Informa plc and changed its name to Informa plc in August 2005. Informa plc was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Publishing - Newspapers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:INF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £5.69 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 823,597,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 678.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 674.22
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 480 - GBX 725
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.30
  • P/E Growth: 2.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.61 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.53
  • Book Value: GBX 2.59 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.67
  • EBITDA: £506.9 million
  • Average Volume: 1.93 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Informa Plc (LON:INF)

What is Informa Plc's stock symbol?

Informa Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "INF."

How often does Informa Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Informa Plc?

Informa Plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.65 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Informa Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Informa Plc's stock going? Where will Informa Plc's stock price be in 2017?

15 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Informa Plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 675 to GBX 875. On average, they expect Informa Plc's stock price to reach GBX 769.64 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Informa Plc.

Who are some of Informa Plc's key competitors?

How do I buy Informa Plc stock?

Shares of Informa 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 Informa Plc's stock price today?

One share of Informa Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 690.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Informa Plc (LON INF)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  377 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  450 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  827
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Informa Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Informa Plc (LON:INF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 769.64
Consensus Price Target History for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
Price Target History for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
Analysts' Ratings History for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/5/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 790View Rating Details
9/26/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 740View Rating Details
9/26/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 675View Rating Details
7/26/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 800View Rating Details
7/26/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingConviction-BuyGBX 863View Rating Details
7/26/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
7/25/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 825View Rating Details
7/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
7/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/26/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 875View Rating Details
3/7/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 700View Rating Details
1/5/2017InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 722View Rating Details
11/30/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 770View Rating Details
11/8/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 780View Rating Details
11/7/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 720 -> GBX 755View Rating Details
9/15/2016N+1 SingerReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/8/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 765 -> GBX 780View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 682View Rating Details
2/12/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 700 -> GBX 730View Rating Details
10/20/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqualwt/AttractiveGBX 585View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
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Earnings Estimates for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $46.64 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Informa Plc (LON INF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/25/2017GBX 6.650.96%8/10/20178/10/20179/15/2017
3/6/2017GBX 13.041.93%4/27/20174/27/20176/2/2017
7/28/2016GBX 6.800.93%8/11/20168/11/20169/9/2016
2/11/2016GBX 13.552.21%4/28/20164/28/20165/26/2016
7/28/2015GBX 6.551.14%8/13/20158/13/20159/11/2015
2/12/2015GBX 12.902.19%4/30/20154/30/20155/28/2015
7/29/2014GBX 6.401.32%8/13/20148/13/20149/11/2014
2/21/2014GBX 12.502.34%4/30/20144/30/20145/27/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/18/2017Helen OwersInsiderBuy24GBX 669£160.56
9/15/2017Gareth BullockInsiderBuy125GBX 669£836.25
6/2/2017Gareth BullockInsiderBuy234GBX 1GBX 234
5/10/2017Gareth WrightInsiderBuy277GBX 650£1,800.50
11/16/2016Helen OwersInsiderBuy1,163GBX 635£7,385.05
10/3/2016Stephen A CarterInsiderBuy12,500GBX 720£90,000
9/23/2016John RishtonInsiderBuy6,945GBX 714£49,587.30
9/16/2016Flaschen,DavidInsiderBuy1,000GBX 957£9,570
6/23/2016Owers,HelenInsiderBuy1,000GBX 668£6,680
6/8/2016Carter,Stephen AInsiderBuy268GBX 670£1,795.60
5/20/2016Davidson,StephenInsiderBuy2,680GBX 664£17,795.20
9/10/2015Rose ,CindyInsiderBuy3,500GBX 583£20,405
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
Latest Headlines for Informa Plc (LON:INF)
DateHeadline logoInforma Plc (INF) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - October 15 at 6:46 AM logoPlacementTracker Publishes Q3 2017 Private Placement Market League Tables - October 12 at 6:24 AM logoInforma Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : INF-GB : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 6:23 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Informa Plc (INF) - October 8 at 10:02 AM logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS SUMMARY: GlobalData CEO Danson Books GBP9.2 Million - October 6 at 11:26 PM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Informa Plc (INF) - October 1 at 11:34 PM logoNew Hope Network Announces Winners of 2017 Retailer of the Year - September 28 at 12:03 PM logoInforma Buys Dove Medical Press; Financial Details Not Disclosed - Quick Facts - September 26 at 10:27 AM logoInforma in deal to buy Dove Medical Press - September 26 at 10:27 AM logoHelen Owers Acquires 24 Shares of Informa Plc (INF) Stock - September 20 at 1:16 PM logoInforma Plc (INF) Insider Gareth Bullock Buys 125 Shares - September 20 at 1:16 PM logoInforma Plc (INF) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - September 20 at 6:34 AM logoNew Trends on Display as Natural Products Expo East Continues to Connect the Healthy Lifestyle Industry - September 19 at 7:55 PM logoIs It The Right Time To Buy Informa plc (LSE:INF)? - September 14 at 6:25 AM logoAviation Week Network Announces Finalists for 2017 Program ... - PR Newswire (press release) - September 13 at 2:42 AM logoForm SC 13G Manchester United plc Filed by: Lindsell Train Ltd - September 11 at 8:36 PM logoInforma Plc (INF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt - September 4 at 11:50 AM logoInforma Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:INF) : September 1, 2017 - September 1 at 12:54 AM logoInforma Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : INF-GB : August 28, 2017 - August 28 at 4:51 AM logoInforma Plc (INF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - August 26 at 6:46 AM logoInforma Plc : INF-GB: Dividend Analysis : August 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017 - August 16 at 1:23 AM logoInforma Plc (LON:INF) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 1 at 6:48 AM logoInforma Plc :INF-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 12:16 AM logoInforma Plc's (LON:INF) "Conviction-Buy" Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - July 26 at 6:16 AM logoInforma H1 Pretax Profit Rises - Quick Facts - July 25 at 8:12 PM logoInforma's (IFPJF) CEO Stephen Carter on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 25 at 8:12 PM logoEdited Transcript of INF.L earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jul-17 8:30am GMT - July 25 at 8:12 PM logoInforma Plc (INF) Announces Dividend of GBX 6.65 - July 25 at 3:00 PM logoEuropean Stocks Rebound From Three-Day Decline as Banks Advance - Bloomberg - July 25 at 4:42 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 25 - Reuters - July 25 at 4:42 AM logoInforma Plc (LON:INF) Given "Buy" Rating at Berenberg Bank - July 23 at 1:19 PM logoInforma Plc (LON:INF) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse Group - July 23 at 9:26 AM logoH.C. Wainwright & Co. Ranked #1 Placement Agent by PlacementTracker - July 14 at 3:51 AM logoInforma Plc (LON:INF) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC - July 8 at 10:04 AM logoGareth Wright Purchases 277 Shares of Informa Plc (LON:INF) Stock - July 7 at 10:38 AM logoInforma Plc (LON:INF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 7 at 7:36 AM logoFICO Survey: Half of US Firms Don't Have Cybersecurity Insurance - May 31 at 8:26 AM logoEuropean stocks open lower, drop in oil prices weighs; DAX down 0.24% - May 26 at 6:40 PM logoInforma backs full-year expectations - May 26 at 6:40 PM logoMitie Group Taps Informa Chairman Derek Mapp As Chairman-Elect - May 9 at 12:23 PM logoMITIE Group Appoints Derek Mapp As Chairman-elect - Quick Facts - May 9 at 12:23 PM
News IconUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 27 - April 28 at 10:03 AM logoOvum Positions Usermind as "Rising Star" in Enterprise Customer Engagement Hubs - April 18 at 11:03 AM logoSandra Palumbo-Aldi Joins Informa Financial Intelligence to Spearhead Marketing Communications Effort - April 12 at 9:08 AM logoPlacementTracker Publishes Q1 2017 Private Placement Market League Tables - April 12 at 9:08 AM logoSir David Adjaye Featured at Dwell on Design 2017 - March 22 at 9:57 AM logoInforma Plc. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - March 8 at 6:40 PM logoInforma underlying profit rises; sees growth ahead - MarketWatch - March 8 at 3:40 AM logoInforma FY Pre-tax Profit Down - March 6 at 9:04 AM logoUPDATE 1-UK's Informa revenue rises on strong global exhibitions - March 6 at 9:04 AM


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Informa Plc (INF) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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