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: £5.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 823,597,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 678.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 674.97
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 480 - GBX 725
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.99
  • P/E Growth: 2.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.61 billion
  • Price / Sales: 3.49
  • Book Value: GBX 2.59 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.64
  • 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 announced 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 viewed 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 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Informa Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 675 to GBX 875. On average, they anticipate Informa Plc's stock price to reach GBX 769.64 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Informa Plc.

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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 683.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Informa Plc (LON INF)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  378 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  450 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  828
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
(Data available from 10/23/2015 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)


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