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Card Factory PLC (CARDC.L)

CARDC.L on London Stock Exchange

192.90GBp
21 Sep 2018
Change (% chg)

2.10 (+1.10%)
Prev Close
190.80
Open
192.40
Day's High
193.30
Day's Low
190.40
Volume
1,159,156
Avg. Vol
829,105
52-wk High
358.80
52-wk Low
175.20

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Card Factory Sees FY 2019 Underlying EBITDA Of 89-91 Mln Stg
Thursday, 9 Aug 2018 

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Card Factory PLC ::HY TOTAL GROUP SALES GROWTH OF +3.2% (H1 FY18: +6.1%).EXPECT A RETURN OF SURPLUS CASH TOWARDS END OF FY19 IN RANGE OF 5-10P PER ORDINARY SHARE.HY CARD FACTORY LIKE-FOR-LIKE SALES -0.2% (H1 FY18: +3.1%).HY GETTING PERSONAL SALES -8.5% (H1 FY18: +5.0%).DUE TO WEATHER IMPACT, UNCERTAINTY AROUND UK CONSUMER ENVIRONMENT, EXPECT UNDERLYING FY19 EBITDA WITHIN RANGE OF £89M - £91M.HY FURTHER EXPANSION OF OUR STORE NETWORK WITH 25 NET NEW UK STORES OPENED IN HY (H1 FY18: 30).REMAIN ON TRACK TO DELIVER APPROXIMATELY 50 NET NEW UK STORES IN CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR.TRADING PERFORMANCE AT GETTING PERSONAL REMAINS CHALLENGING.CONTINUE TO EXPERIENCE WEAK CONSUMER ENVIRONMENT, MADE MORE CHALLENGING BY IMPACT OF EXTREME WEATHER ON HIGH STREET FOOTFALL.  Full Article

Card Factory says ‍total year-to-date sales growth of 5.9 pct​
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Card Factory Plc ::‍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%​.‍EXPECTED UNDERLYING EBITDA FOR YEAR TO BE IN RANGE £93.0-£95.0M​.‍ANTICIPATE THAT COMBINED IMPACT OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND WAGE INFLATION IN FY19 WILL RESULT IN £7-8M OF ADDITIONAL COSTS​.  Full Article

Card Factory 9-month ‍total sales rise 6.7 pct​
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Card Factory Plc :9-MONTH ‍TOTAL SALES GROWTH OF +6.7 PCT (NINE MONTHS ENDED 31 OCTOBER 2016: +4.4 PCT)​.‍9-MONTH CONTINUED STORE ROLL OUT WITH 38 NET NEW UK STORES OPENED (NINE MONTHS ENDED 31 OCTOBER 2016: 46)​.  Full Article

Card Factory says Q1 underlying group sales growth was +6.1%
Thursday, 25 May 2017 

May 25 (Reuters) - Card Factory Plc ::Q1 underlying group sales growth was +6.1%.Q1 total reported sales growth of +4.9%, including impact of one extra trading day in prior year leap year.Q1 like-for-like store sales at upper end of targeted range of +1% to +3%.Q1 continued store roll out with 11 net new stores opened (Q1 FY17: 20).Says on track for target of c50 for full year.As at 30 April 2017, net debt had further reduced to £125.4m.  Full Article

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FTSE drops on big ex-dividend day; TUI down after update

LONDON Britain's top share index fell on Thursday as several heavyweight stocks went ex-dividend, while disappointing earnings sent travel operator TUI down sharply.