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Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Johnson Service Group Plc LSE:JSG London Ordinary Share GB0004762810 ORD 10P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +3.80p +2.31% 168.40p 168.00p 168.60p 169.40p 162.20p 162.20p 1,212,694 16:35:06
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 321.1 33.1 7.3 23.1 622.51

Johnson Service Share Discussion Threads

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DateSubjectAuthorDiscuss
10/1/2013
09:28
This horse is a bit frightened now... Still value at c.40p or should it go down as one that got away?
goldenhorse
09/1/2013
17:45
......frighten the horses, especially golden ones!
liberatingsteptoe
04/1/2013
09:32
Good old Hercules! Talking to myself again, but quite happily........ LS
liberatingsteptoe
04/1/2013
09:31
I've been watching here for a while. excellent statement and now on over 5 year highs. Wish I'd bought in.
simon42
27/12/2012
14:19
.......but at least he's plodding in the right direction! LS
liberatingsteptoe
20/12/2012
00:02
It all seems to go at about the pace of that famous horse, Hercules....... LS
liberatingsteptoe
12/12/2012
14:31
lol Don't trip over the tumbleweed... Any thoughts on JSG?
goldenhorse
12/12/2012
10:42
You'll just have to come down off your high horse........ LS
liberatingsteptoe
04/12/2012
17:00
Surely got to come down to 32 at some point...
goldenhorse
17/11/2012
18:08
At last... a down day... will it go further?
goldenhorse
08/11/2012
11:16
There's the buyer...
goldenhorse
07/11/2012
09:48
Slightly odd movement with UAB out... must be an agreed sale... wonder if price will come off a bit now...
goldenhorse
02/11/2012
05:55
Move along, nothing to see... (waiting, waiting)
goldenhorse
29/10/2012
13:14
waiting... hopefully will fall back a bit from getting a bit ahead of itself... looking to get in here for long term... ticks the boxes for 5 - 10 year based on quality of management: if we keep on flatlining they can maintain value and if the economy starts to pull clear they will exploit opportunities well... 30p would be great, but will get very tempted at 32p... hope it doesn't run away again...
goldenhorse
19/10/2012
12:43
Anybody in?? Huge volumes and the price has been walking up since July, almost without a break. What's going on? LS
liberatingsteptoe
11/9/2012
00:18
Yes. Seems to be in the right direction, even if it doesn't rocket there..... Slowly, slowly! LS
liberatingsteptoe
10/9/2012
11:21
Hi These back on my watch list for a safe long term hold... 3% dividend, likely to rise, debt in control and operations restructured to survive recession and thrive if we emerge... Anyone else looking in?
goldenhorse
09/3/2012
19:35
Sorry Steptoe was that £10m for the interims or did you have inside knowledge that the FY would also show debt down by £10m? It's just about in the 'normal' range although perhaps we are still uncomfortably geared. Dividend increase is nice to have. Well covered too. Steady as she goes and the share price can slowly creep up over time.
grahamg8
06/3/2012
08:18
Ditto my comment at the Interims. Debt down by another 10 million and the dividend raised. Tortoise and Hare stuff...... LS
liberatingsteptoe
23/1/2012
07:50
Nice RNS for a Monday morning: 23 January 2012 Conditional exchange of contracts for Textile Rental business of Cannon Textile Care Johnsons Apparelmaster Limited ("JAM"), the Textile Rental division of Johnson Service Group PLC ("JSG"), has exchanged contracts relating to the acquisition of the business and specified garment, linen, mat and towel contracts and related assets of Cannon Textile Care ("Cannon") from OCS Group UK Limited ("OCS") for a net consideration of approximately GBP6.1 million. Cannon currently operates its textile rental business from laundries based in Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol, Newmarket and Balham with additional depots in Gateshead and Birmingham. OCS will continue to operate their washroom services business under the Cannon Hygiene brand. The acquisition is conditional on a number of points including clearance from the Office of Fair Trading. There is also a right of rescission by either party if there is a material adverse change in the business prior to completion or if regulatory clearance has not been received by 29 May 2012. It is currently anticipated that the transaction will be completed at the end of March 2012. The net consideration for the business and assets will be approximately GBP6.1 million based on estimated contracted annual revenue of GBP15.0 million at the time of exchange of contracts. The consideration will be adjusted, up or down, to reflect the actual contracted revenue at the date of completion, although this is not expected to change significantly. The consideration will be payable in cash at completion and funded from the existing debt facility. The revenue and operating profit relating to the business and assets to be acquired as included in the accounts for OCS for the year ended 31 March 2011 were GBP16.5 million and GBP0.2 million respectively. On completion, JAM will operate the existing Cannon Laundries whilst reviewing the combined business structure. It is anticipated that any expected operational efficiencies and economies of scale from the business going forward will take some time to be fully realised, and accordingly, the transaction is not expected to have an impact on adjusted operating profit (before intangibles amortisation and exceptional items) for the year ending December 2012 but is expected to be accretive thereafter. The estimated costs of integrating the businesses are approximately GBP1.7 million, which will be treated as an exceptional item in 2012. The contracts to be acquired are complementary to those currently serviced by JAM and will enable the combined business to deliver enhanced customer value whilst at the same time securing both future opportunities in our core markets and economies of scale. John Talbot, Chairman said "We are delighted to have exchanged contracts on this acquisition. It will allow Johnsons Apparelmaster to improve its service to customers through an expanded geographical coverage".
johnsoho
16/9/2011
20:41
Our view: Buy http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/sharewatch/investm Johnson Service Our view: Buy Share price: 31.25p (unchanged) It's fair to say that Johnson Service has a low profile compared with other businesses that consumers come into regular contact with. But the firm, which provides facilities management services to shops and schools, and lends bed linen and towels to hotels, has delivered a strong turnaround out of the limelight since its previously hefty pension deficit, as well as debts of £170m, left it looking decidedly wobbly in 2008. Johnson Service provided further evidence of its rebound yesterday. Its three divisions all grew their bottom line, which resulted in a 5 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £6.5m for the half-year to 30 June. While its facilities management division enjoyed an uplift from new contract wins, the dry-cleaning arm – best-known for its Johnson Cleaners presence on the high street – benefited from "considerable" investment and grew revenues despite the challenging conditions for consumers. More importantly, the group slashed its pension deficit to £3.2m from £11.2m last year, while a more modest reduction in its net debt leaves it only £51m in the black. Investors also toasted a 22 per cent rise in its interim dividend to 0.33p. Bolstering the investment case is the thin valuation, with Johnson trading on a modest forward earnings multiple of 6.8 times.
wad collector
06/9/2011
09:15
Still deafening..... Results to my untrained eye look good. To increase the dividend by 22% seems a confident measure. Debt down; looking good. Usual market indifference...... LS
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