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Best LSE:BOTB London Ordinary Share GB00B16S3505 ORD 5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 220.00p 200.00p 240.00p 220.00p 220.00p 220.00p 0 05:00:01
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Travel & Leisure 12.9 1.6 13.3 16.5 22.22

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DateSubjectAuthorDiscuss
07/11/2018
12:13
finnCap view:- BOTB has announced an encouraging pre-close H1FY19 trading statement, highlighting “revenues and profit before tax generated tracking ahead of market expectations for the current financial year”. We therefore increase our FY19 PBT forecast by c14% to £1.6m from £1.4m. BOTB’s performance therefore stands out amidst the general malaise affecting companies exposed principally to UK consumer spending. Over the past month BOTB’s share price has fallen c15%, caught up in the aggressive market-wide sell-off, and therefore represents a buying opportunity, in our view.
jeff h
07/11/2018
07:44
https://www.investegate.co.uk/best-of-the-best-plc--botb-/rns/trading-update-and-notice-of-results/201811070700045518G/
cwa1
06/11/2018
22:29
Anyone know when the next results are due ?
serratia
04/10/2018
12:22
Good interview, remain very happy to hold for the dividend flow, the interview confirms that’s likely to continue.
lendmeafiver
04/10/2018
10:55
Paul Scott interviewed BOTB CEO William Hindmarch and kindly published the interesting interview on his site which can be accessed on the below link:- Http://qualitysmallcaps.co.uk/ceo-or-fd-interviews/botb-ceo-interview-3-oct-2018/
jeff h
20/6/2018
09:11
Here's finnCaps take from Research Tree:- With these better-than-expected FY18 results (PBT £1.6m vs fC est of £1.4m), BoTB has clarified its strategic decision to become solely a pure-play online operator, completing its move away from its legacy physical retail locations. This is a significant moment for the BoTB investment case. We view this decision as a sign that BoTB is unequivocally entering into a distinctive new phase of growth which, in turn, should have important positive long-term implications for sentiment,
jeff h
20/6/2018
08:50
Solid set of numbers, continued growth, further dividends and I suspect another special dividend once the tax matter is fully concluded.
lendmeafiver
19/6/2018
22:44
Results tomorrow, any shareholders here?
lendmeafiver
09/6/2017
15:24
Prelims comfortably ahead, 6.5p special div | finnCap, 8 June "Adj. PBT of £1.5m is 7% ahead of our upgraded expectation and shows 43% y-o-y growth, driven principally through a meaningful improvement in both gross and operating margins. Cash generation meanwhile continued to be very strong with FCF/adj. PAT >100% for the fourth consecutive year. This meant a year-end cash position of £2.1m, of which £0.8m will be distributed to shareholders through an ordinary and special dividend of 1.4p and 6.5p respectively. We upgrade FY18E adj. PBT by 6% (suggesting 8% y-o-y growth) – conservative assumptions we believe, considering that BOTB plans to increase its marketing spend by c.70% to £2m, which if used as effectively as previous years, provides upside risk..."
jeff h
08/6/2017
17:06
break-out would thought
tournesol
08/6/2017
15:44
Once more with vowels please !
stepone68
08/6/2017
15:19
Due a b/o i wld have thgt
luckymouse
24/2/2017
22:46
Hi Paul, Continuing the overseas theme the latest winner seemingly hails from Helsinki. It has been a fantastic investment for me to, tempted to sell out on various occasions but holding on has brought dividends several times my buying price and huge capital appreciation. My only disappointment is that the physical side has not grown as after sitting in a cafe watching punters buy tickets at Westfield Shopping Centre a couple of years ago I thought that this could maybe rolled out to other centres and maybe race meetings etc. I bought a few plays after speaking to the guys at Copenhagen Airport (no longer a physical venue) and agree it is a bit of fun but fortunately my interest is in holding the shares rather than buying the product! Cheers, Jeff
jeff h
24/2/2017
19:49
Hi Jeff H - many thanks for the interesting links about overseas winners. The upside could be really exciting, if they can find a way to economically recruit more overseas players. I've been delighted with my investment here, having held for a couple of years now. The special divis have also been fantastic. I really enjoy playing the game myself, online. It's so much more fun than other forms of gambling. Also, getting close most times, and the booby prizes credited to my account, incentivises me to keep playing. A nice little company. Management are great too, I've met the top 2 guys, and they're solid, trustworthy people. Regards, Paul.
paulypilot
22/2/2017
09:28
...and in Gibraltar to:- Http://chronicle.gi/2016/11/local-man-wins-dream-car-and-10000-cash/
jeff h
22/2/2017
08:57
Punters from across the Channel are playing now:- Http://www.hbvl.be/cnt/dmf20170131_02705657/dit-heb-ik-nooit-durven-hopen
jeff h
18/1/2017
18:28
Interims pleased the mkt today: http://uk.advfn.com/stock-market/london/best-BOTB/share-news/Best-of-the-Best-PLC-Half-Yearly-Report/73635015
rambutan2
08/12/2016
17:49
Another Special Dividend to come I would think:- http://www.investegate.co.uk/sportech-plc--spo-/rns/sportech-successful-in--97m-vat-reclaim/201612081547453663R/
jeff h
14/11/2016
12:42
Third Special Dividend in 2 years....maybe it is time to start increasing the "normal" dividend at a faster pace.
jeff h
04/11/2016
13:42
Shares in Best of the Best plc (LON:BOTB) revved higher on Friday morning after the firm’s bullish trading update gave investors a flavour of what to expect when it publishes its interim results early next year. The company hailed the “strong trading” for the six months to October, adding that it now expects profit before tax for the period to be ahead of its previous expectations. BotB – which has traditionally conducts most of its business in airports and shopping centres – also said that the proportion of online sales continues to increase. Pleasingly for investors, operating margins improved during the six months, partly bolstered by a lower-than-expected spend on marketing. The company – which runs competitions to win luxury cars online and at retail locations – said revenues for the period were in line with its previous forecasts. City broker finnCap said it would upgrade its forecasts for Best of the Best following management’s revised expectations. finnCap’s Harold Evans said: “Noting this strong first half performance, we reiterate our full-year revenue expectation of £11.2m (suggesting 11% y-o-y growth) but upgrade at the gross profit and EBITDA level.” He added: “Revised estimates therefore point to a strong 2017 [financial year], whereby EBITDA (underlying earnings) is set to grow by 32% to £1.4m. “In keeping the progress being demonstrated this year, we also upgrade our FY18 estimates, suggesting 10% earnings growth, leaving scope for potential outperformance.̶1; Best of the Best’s target price was also moved upwards by the broker to 260p from its previous forecast of 227p. The results for the six months to 31 October are due to be released on 18 January 2017. (from proactiveinvestors.co.uk)
jeff h
05/7/2016
07:50
I have been reading through RNSs and posts and everything looks good yet the share price seems to be in Free fall. Can anyone throw some light on this as I am looking for fallen shares to invest in.
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