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BMY

Bloomsbury PublishingLSE:BMY Stock Report

Market Cap

UK£300.4m

7D

1.4%

1Y

42.2%

Updated

30 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
BMY fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

BMY Stock Overview

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc publishes academic, educational, and general fiction and non-fiction books for consumers, children, teachers, students, researchers, and professionals worldwide.

Bloomsbury Publishing Competitors

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Wilmington

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Bloomsbury Publishing
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£3.67
52 Week HighUK£4.05
52 Week LowUK£2.45
Beta0.39
1 Month Change1.38%
3 Month Change2.80%
1 Year Change42.25%
3 Year Change89.33%
5 Year Change137.04%
Change since IPO1,276.97%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

BMYGB MediaGB Market
7D1.4%-4.3%-2.6%
1Y42.2%20.2%10.9%

Return vs Industry: BMY exceeded the UK Media industry which returned 25.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BMY exceeded the UK Market which returned 13.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BMY's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BMY volatility
BMY Average Weekly Movement5.8%
Media Industry Average Movement5.2%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: BMY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BMY's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1986738John Newtonhttps://www.bloomsbury.com

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc publishes academic, educational, and general fiction and non-fiction books for consumers, children, teachers, students, researchers, and professionals worldwide. The company offers books and digital resources to international research community and higher education students; online law, accounting, and tax services for the United Kingdom and Eire professionals; and publishing services for corporations and institutions. It also provides support content for continuing professional development and teaching for teachers and trainee teachers, as well as serves communities of shared interest with sports and sports science, nautical, military history, natural history, arts and crafts, and popular science; and study materials for students of the arts, humanities, and social sciences in backlist, print, and ebook formats.

Bloomsbury Publishing Fundamentals Summary

How do Bloomsbury Publishing's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BMY fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£300.36m
Earnings (TTM)UK£19.97m
Revenue (TTM)UK£207.51m

15.0x

P/E Ratio

1.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BMY income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£207.51m
Cost of RevenueUK£92.45m
Gross ProfitUK£115.06m
ExpensesUK£95.09m
EarningsUK£19.97m

Last Reported Earnings

Aug 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.24
Gross Margin55.45%
Net Profit Margin9.62%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did BMY perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.4%

Current Dividend Yield

37%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Bloomsbury Publishing undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

15.7%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BMY (£3.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£4.35)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BMY is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BMY is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the UK Media industry average (39.8x).

PE vs Market: BMY is good value based on its PE Ratio (15x) compared to the UK market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BMY's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BMY's PB Ratio (1.9x) is in line with the GB Media industry average.


Future Growth

How is Bloomsbury Publishing forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

-0.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BMY's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% per year).

Earnings vs Market: BMY's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BMY's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BMY's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BMY's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BMY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10%).


Past Performance

How has Bloomsbury Publishing performed over the past 5 years?

15.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BMY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BMY's current net profit margins (9.6%) are higher than last year (7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BMY's earnings have grown by 15% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BMY's earnings growth over the past year (68.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (15% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BMY earnings growth over the past year (68.4%) exceeded the Media industry 20.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: BMY's Return on Equity (12.3%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Bloomsbury Publishing's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BMY's short term assets (£181.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£94.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: BMY's short term assets (£181.0M) exceed its long term liabilities (£14.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BMY is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BMY had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: BMY has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: BMY has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Bloomsbury Publishing current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.41%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BMY's dividend (2.41%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).

High Dividend: BMY's dividend (2.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.17%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BMY's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BMY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.6%), BMY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BMY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (48.2% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

John Newton (65 yo)

no data

Tenure

UK£1,336,000

Compensation

Mr. John Nigel Newton, CBE Founded Bloomsbury Publishing Plc in 1986 and serves as its Chief Executive. Mr. Newton served as Chairman of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc until September 27, 2007. He served as Ass...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD1.77M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD766.55K).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BMY's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BMY's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
  • Ticker: BMY
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: UK£300.364m
  • Shares outstanding: 81.84m
  • Website: https://www.bloomsbury.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
  • 50 Bedford Square
  • London
  • Greater London
  • WC1B 3DP
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/30 21:33
End of Day Share Price2021/11/30 00:00
Earnings2021/08/31
Annual Earnings2021/02/28


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.