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
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£3.55|
|52 Week High||UK£4.05|
|52 Week Low||UK£2.45|
|1 Month Change||-1.93%|
|3 Month Change||0.57%|
|1 Year Change||35.50%|
|3 Year Change||81.33%|
|5 Year Change||127.86%|
|Change since IPO||1,231.94%|
Recent News & Updates
|BMY||GB Media||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: BMY exceeded the UK Media industry which returned 22.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BMY exceeded the UK Market which returned 11.6% over the past year.
|BMY Average Weekly Movement||5.8%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||5.2%|
|Market Average Movement||4.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||9.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.6%|
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
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
|BMY fundamental statistics|
Is BMY overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BMY income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£92.45m|
Last Reported Earnings
Aug 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.24|
|Net Profit Margin||9.62%|
How did BMY perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is Bloomsbury Publishing undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BMY (£3.55) 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 (14.6x) compared to the UK Media industry average (39.9x).
PE vs Market: BMY is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.6x) compared to the UK market (19.2x).
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 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the GB Media industry average (1.9x).
How is Bloomsbury Publishing forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
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%).
How has Bloomsbury Publishing performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
What is Bloomsbury Publishing current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BMY's dividend (2.5%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.38%).
High Dividend: BMY's dividend (2.5%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.15%).
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).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Newton (65 yo)
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 ($USD1.78M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD780.73K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BMY's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BMY's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
- Ticker: BMY
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Publishing
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: UK£297.909m
- Shares outstanding: 81.84m
- Website: https://www.bloomsbury.com
Number of Employees
- Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
- 50 Bedford Square
- Greater London
- WC1B 3DP
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/29 22:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/29 00:00|
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