Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Card Factory LSE:CARD London Ordinary Share GB00BLY2F708 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -7.80p -3.71% 202.60p 202.00p 202.40p 212.60p 200.40p 212.40p 4,101,946 16:35:28
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Leisure Goods 398.2 82.8 19.3 10.5 691.79

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21/1/2018
08:20
Card Factory Daily Update: Card Factory is listed in the Leisure Goods sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker CARD. The last closing price for Card Factory was 210.40p.
Card Factory has a 4 week average price of 200.40p and a 12 week average price of 200.40p.
The 1 year high share price is 358.80p while the 1 year low share price is currently 200.40p.
There are currently 341,457,126 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 2,009,141 shares. The market capitalisation of Card Factory is £691,792,137.28.
18/1/2018
11:55
yump: How come poundland is so successful ? I really don't know why anyone who decides to invest on the market, doesn't read up about market segmentation. Without that, might as well forget about understanding anything that happens that might affect a business. I'm still on the fence here. imo no reason for any significant share price growth above a rating of about a p/e of 10 if there's no profit growth, but there's a very good case for taking the dividends. The share price might go up if funds buy for the dividends of course - they can push ratings up even in companies that are not growing profits, as long as the dividends are reliable. That's my middle ground as I don't feel the need to split neatly into good and bad.
18/1/2018
06:37
attilio7: Mr 1 novice, card factory is in fact undervalued The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Card Factory is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value. We use analyst's estimates of cash flows going forward 5 years. See our documentation to learn about this calculation. 5 year cash flow forecast 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Levered FCF (GBP, Millions) £58.30 £67.70 £73.20 £78.05 £83.22 Source Analyst x1 Analyst x2 Analyst x2 Extrapolated @ (6.63%) Extrapolated @ (6.63%) Present Value Discounted (@ 8.3%) £53.83 £57.72 £57.63 £56.74 £55.86 Present value of next 5 years cash flows: £282 Terminal Value Terminal Value = FCF2022 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g) Terminal Value = £83 × (1 + 1.49%) ÷ (8.3% – 1.49%) Terminal value based on the Perpetuity Method where growth (g) = 1.49%: £1,241 Present value of terminal value: £833 Equity Value Equity Value (Total value) = Present value of next 5 years cash flows + terminal value £1,115 = £282 + £833 Value = Total value / Shares Outstanding (£1,115 / 341) Discount to Share Price Value per share: £3.26 taken from Simply Wall Street
14/1/2018
14:31
eastbourne1982: £1.80 isn't far off 40% lower than the share price was prior to the recent update, the update indicated profits would be pretty flat year on year, why do you think a 40% drop in valuation is realistic ?
11/1/2018
08:26
bighairyspider: In this mornings trading update CEO Karen Hubbard comments "We anticipate that the combined impact of foreign exchange and wage inflation in FY19 will result in GBP7-8m of additional costs" As at 31/5/16 before the referendum the pound was worth 1.4485 USD. This time last year 1.22 USD. Today 1.35 USD. Hubbard said the same last year but over that time the dollar has steadily gained on the pound so am mildly sceptical she continues to cling onto this as a burden. With regards to wage inflation, assume she means the national minimum wage. Card Factory are poor salary payers, I understand that. One of my other holdings, Wetherspoons CEO Tony Martin said the same in 2016. For the majority of his staff the same applied. Shares were around £7.40. Today £12.46. Admittedly a different business model the impact of the minimum wage has been absorbed and the share price a lot healthier. In todays announcement I welcome the increase of "total year-to-date sales growth of 5.9% (11 months ended 31 December 2016: +4.3%) & Year-to-date like-for-like store sales growth of 2.7% (11 months ended 31 December 2016: +0.4%), with solid performance over the Christmas trading period" but there doesn't appear to be any strategy for Card Factory to respond to increases in the minimum wage, and will only snowball when the next increase comes. Ergo my confidence in Hubbard to manage this is waning.
15/12/2017
20:25
1novice: Said it before and was slated on here. Will say it again, the only thing giving this an artificially high share price was the dividends. Like for like sales aint great....they will dry up and the shares will drop. What did they float at in 2014?...
15/11/2017
12:17
luderitz: And another one https://uk.advfn.com/stock-market/london/card-factory-CARD/share-news/Card-Factory-PLC-Trading-Statement/76097294
08/11/2017
10:05
wi1l: 10am buys outnumber sells by 9 to 1 - but still no significant increase in share price. is it that we need more volume buys as the numbers aren't huge??
06/11/2017
16:45
wi1l: Goodness buys outweigh sales by 4 to 1 and the share price goes down. How is that?
30/3/2017
10:56
garycook: Celebrations specialist Card Factory is in line to benefit from the impact of rising inflationary pressure in Britain on shoppers’ wallets, driving demand for its cut-price cards, banners and other cheery merchandise. The retailer saw revenues rise 4.3% during the year to January 2017, it announced this week, to £398.2m, or up 0.6% on a like-for-like basis. This pushed underlying profit before tax 3.8% higher to £85.1m. And Card Factory is rapidly expanding to meet the needs of cash-strapped shoppers and increase its share of the budget sub-segment. The opening of 51 new net stores last year took the firm’s total to 851, and the company hopes to eventually boast a 1,200-strong outlet network spanning the UK and Ireland. Card Factory plc Sell: 271.70 | Buy: 272.10 positive 4.60 (1.72%) Graph. The City expects Card Factory to suffer a 1% earnings slip in the fiscal 2018 as the costs of its ambitious expansion weighs. But the greetings great is predicted to roar back with a 6% rise in the following period. And these projections result in very attractive P/E ratios of 13.9 times and 13.2 times respectively. I reckon this leaves plenty of scope for Card Factory’s share price to rise.
27/9/2015
13:08
mike740: CARD Card Factory PLC Stock in a bullish uptrend channel. More conservative traders/investors might like to place an order to buy just above 389p prev bullish candle, but if the stock looks bullish monday after the first 45 minutes a physical market order may be the best course of action. Card Factory share price information Name Card Factory Epic CARD Sector General Retailers ISIN GB00BLY2F708 Activites Card Factory plc is the UK's leading specialist retailer of greeting cards. The Group's key focus is to produce a wide range of quality cards and products at exceptional value. Card Factory customers can shop through the nationwide chain of over 700 stores, as well as the company's online offerings www.cardfactory.eu.com, which sells a selection of products available in Card Factory stores, and www.gettingpersonal.co.uk for personalised cards and gifts. Index FTSE 250 Latest share price (p) 399.00 Net gearing (%) 30.26 Market cap (£m) 1,300.44 Gross gearing (%) 43.94 Shares in issue (m) 340.70 Debt ratio 37.06 P/E ratio 0.00 Debt to equity ratio 0.75 Divs per share (p) 6.80 Assets / equity ratio 1.78 Dividend yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 4.60 Dividend cover 0.00 ROCE 9.50 Earning per share (p) 0.00 EPS growth (%) n/a 52-week high / low (p) 389.90 / 209.50 DPS growth (%) n/a
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