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JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD.L)

JD.L on London Stock Exchange

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24 May 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

JD Sports Says FY Headline Group Pretax Profit To Be At Upper End Of Published Market Expectations
Monday, 14 Jan 2019 

Jan 14 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::CONFIDENT THAT HEADLINE GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX FOR YEAR ENDED 2 FEBRUARY 2019 WILL BE AT UPPER END OF PUBLISHED MARKET EXPECTATIONS.GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX FOR YEAR ENDED 2 FEBRUARY 2019 WILL BE AT UPPER END OF PUBLISHED MARKET EXPECTATIONS.TOTAL SALES GROWTH FOR 48-WEEK PERIOD TO 5 JANUARY OF 15% ACROSS GLOBAL SPORTS FASHION FASCIAS EX RECENT FINISH LNE DEAL AND SPORTS ZONE.LIKE FOR LIKE SALES GROWTH FOR 48-WEEK PERIOD IS MORE THAN 5%, POSITIVE L-F-L PERFORMANCE ACROSS BLACK FRIDAY & CHRISTMAS PERIOD.  Full Article

JD Sports Posts HY Pre-tax Profit 121.9 Mln Pounds Vs 102.7 Mln Pounds
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018 

Sept 11 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion Plc ::HALF-YEAR REPORT.SALES TO DATE IN SECOND HALF HAVE CONTINUED AT SIMILAR LEVELS TO THOSE IN FIRST HALF.HY REVENUE 1,846.3 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 1,367.2 MILLION POUNDS.HY PROFIT BEFORE TAX 121.9 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 102.7 MILLION POUNDS.PROFITABILITY IN UK AND IRELAND SPORTS FASCIAS HAS BEEN FURTHER ENHANCED.INCREASE IN HY OPERATING PROFIT INCLUDES CONTRIBUTION OF £4.8 MILLION FROM FINISH LINE IN SEVEN WEEK PERIOD POST ACQUISITION.REMAIN CONFIDENT TO DELIVER OUTTURN IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS INCLUDES PART YEAR FROM FINISH LINE, RANGE FROM £337 MILLION-£345 MILLION.POSITIONED TO DELIVER OUTTURN IN LINE WITH CURRENT MARKET EXPECTATIONS WHICH RANGE FROM £337 MILLION TO £345 MILLION.OUTDOOR FASCIAS HAVE HAD A DIFFICULT FIRST HALF OVERALL.TOTAL LIKE FOR LIKE SALES GROWTH OF MORE THAN 3 PCT IN HY.WILL USE CASH RESOURCES AND NEW SYNDICATED BANK FACILITY TO MAKE SELECTED ACQUISITIONS AND INVESTMENTS.CURRENTLY EXPECT CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FOR FULL YEAR TO BE APPROXIMATELY £185 MILLION.  Full Article

European Commission clears JD Sports Fashion, Sport Zone acquisition
Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Jd Sports Fashion Plc ::‍FURTHER TO ANNOUNCEMENT MADE ON 14 SEPTEMBER 2017, JD SPORTS FASHION PLC ('JD') ANNOUNCES THAT IT HAS RECEIVED UNCONDITIONAL CLEARANCE FROM EUROPEAN COMMISSION FOR COMBINATION OF ITS EXISTING INTERESTS ACROSS IBERIA WITH THOSE OF SPORT ZONE IN PORTUGAL, SPAIN AND CANARY ISLANDS​.‍"WE ARE DELIGHTED THAT THIS TRANSACTION, WHICH GIVES US A SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCED PRESENCE ACROSS IBERIA, HAS NOW FORMALLY COMPLETED," EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF JD SPORTS, PETER COWGILL, SAID. ​.  Full Article

JD Sports Fashion Says Confident That FY Pretax Profit Will Reach 300 Mln Stg
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Jd Sports Fashion Plc ::JD SPORTS FASHION - ‍POSITIVE LEVELS OF PERFORMANCE ANNOUNCED IN INTERIM RESULTS STATEMENT HAVE CONTINUED THROUGH SECOND HALF, INCLUDING KEY CHRISTMAS PERIOD​.JD SPORTS - ‍LIKE FOR LIKE STORE SALES IN H2 TO DATE ACROSS GROUP'S COMBINED SPORTS AND OUTDOOR FASCIAS, INCLUDING THOSE IN EUROPE, HAVE BEEN MAINTAINED ABOUT 3%​.‍CONFIDENT THAT HEADLINE GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX FOR YEAR ENDED 3 FEBRUARY 2018 WILL REACH AROUND £300M​.  Full Article

JD Sports founder set to float Footasylum - Sky News
Thursday, 5 Oct 2017 

Oct 5 (Reuters) - :JD Sports founder set to float Footasylum; expected to be valued at about 150 million stg before money raised through listing - Sky News, citing sources.  Full Article

Sonae and JD Sports agree to combine JD Sprinter and Sport Zone
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017 

Sept 14 (Reuters) - SONAE SGPS SA ::SAYS SUCCESSFULLY REACHES AGREEMENT FOR COMBINATION OF JD SPRINTER AND SPORT ZONE UPON MOU ANNOUNCED IN MARCH.  Full Article

JD Sports says H1 pretax profit up at 102.7 mln stg
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Jd Sports Fashion Plc ::H1 PRETAX PROFIT 102.7 MILLION STG.H1 REVENUE ROSE 41 PERCENT TO 1.367 BILLION STG.HY REVENUE AT 1,367.2 MILLION STG VERSUS 970.6 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.HY PRETAX PROFIT AT 102.7 MILLION STG VERSUS 77.4 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.HY OPERATING PROFIT AT 103.3 MILLION STG VERSUS 77.6 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 0.26 PENCE.JD SPORTS FASHION PLC - EXPECT YEAR END OUTTURN TO BE TOWARDS UPPER END OF MARKET EXPECTATIONS, WHICH CURRENTLY RANGE FROM ABOUT £268 MILLION TO £290 MILLION.JD SPORTS FASHION PLC - CAPITAL EXPENDITURE GUIDANCE FOR YEAR IS NOW RAISED TO £160 MILLION.  Full Article

JD Sports says on track to hit full-year targets
Thursday, 29 Jun 2017 

June 29 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion Plc :Do not believe our like-for-like store sales comparatives will be truly meaningful until end of first half.Growth to date in group like-for-like store sales in line with our expectations.Have faced some anticipated margin pressure in achieving sales growth.Group is currently on track to deliver a result for full year in line with market expectations.  Full Article

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Britain's competition watchdog plans to examine JD Sports - Footasylum deal

Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was planning to review if JD Sports Fashion Plc's acquisition of smaller rival Footasylum "substantially" reduced competition in the sector.