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DFS Furniture PLC

DFSD.L

Latest Trade

284.50GBp

Change

-0.50(-0.18%)

Volume

329,678

Today's Range

284.00

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289.00

52 Week Range

203.87

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302.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Latest Developments

DFS Furniture Plc Says Alison Hutchinson Has Stepped Down As Chair Of Remuneration Committee

Jan 17 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::DFS FURNITURE PLC- CHANGE IN REMUNERATION COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES.DFS FURNITURE PLC- ALISON HUTCHINSON HAS STEPPED DOWN AS CHAIR OF REMUNERATION COMMITTEE, EFFECTIVE 17 JANUARY 2020.DFS FURNITURE PLC- STEVE JOHNSON, HAS BEEN APPOINTED CHAIR OF REMUNERATION COMMITTEE.DFS FURNITURE PLC- ALISON HUTCHINSON REMAINS A MEMBER OF BOARD AND ITS COMMITTEES.

DFS Furniture HY Gross Sales Declined By 6%

Jan 14 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::TRADING STATEMENT.FULL YEAR PROFIT BEFORE TAX EXPECTED TO BE BROADLY IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS DESPITE A CHALLENGING TRADING ENVIRONMENT.EXPECT FULL YEAR PROFIT BEFORE TAX AND BRAND AMORTISATION WILL BE BROADLY IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS.GROSS SALES DECLINED BY 6% MEASURED AGAINST COMPARABLE TWENTY-SIX WEEK PERIOD ENDING 30 DECEMBER 2018.PERFORMANCE REFLECTS CHALLENGING MARKET ENVIRONMENT IMPACTING FOOTFALL.FOLLOWING A SUBDUED AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER, ORDER INTAKE MOMENTUM STRENGTHENED, KEY WINTER SALE TRADING PERIOD HAS STARTED SATISFACTORILY.EXPECTED REVENUE GROWTH SUPPORTED BY RECENT TRADING MOMENTUM AND BENEFIT OF OPENING A NUMBER OF NEW GROUP SHOWROOMS DURING H1.WE HAVE APPROPRIATE COST SAVING ACTIONS IN PLACE TO HELP MITIGATE CONTINUED MARKET WEAKNESS."MINDFUL OF BROADER POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY THAT STILL EXISTS".CONSENSUS PROFIT BEFORE TAX AND BRAND AMORTISATION FORECAST FOR 52 WEEKS TO 28 JUNE 2020 OF £51.2M ON A PRE IFRS 16 ADJUSTED BASIS.

DFS Furniture Announces Programme To Buy Up To 400,000 Ordinary Shares

Dec 10 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::DFS FURNITURE PLC - SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME.DFS FURNITURE PLC - PROGRAMME TO PURCHASE UP TO 400,000 ORDINARY SHARES OF 150P WILL COMMENCE IMMEDIATELY FOR A PERIOD OF UP TO ONE MONTH.DFS FURNITURE PLC - BUYBACK WILL BE MADE UNDER ITS EXISTING BUYBACK AUTHORITY.DFS FURNITURE PLC - ENTERED INTO A NON-DISCRETIONARY AGREEMENT WITH JEFFERIES INTERNATIONAL TO CONDUCT BUYBACK ON ITS BEHALF.

DFS Furniture FY Sales, Profit Rise

Sept 26 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::FINAL RESULTS.UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAX (EXCLUDING BRAND AMORTISATION) FOR PRO-FORMA 52 WEEKS TO 30 JUNE 2019, UP 31.1%.FY PRO-FORMA GROSS SALES £1,287.2M UP 14.4%.FY PRO-FORMA PROFIT BEFORE TAX £50.2M UP 31.1%.FY PRO-FORMA ORDINARY DIVIDENDS 11.2P.FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IN REMAINDER OF H1, WHOLE FINANCIAL YEAR AHEAD, WILL BE DEPENDENT ON BROADER POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS.FY LIKE-FOR-LIKE BASIS PRO-FORMA GROSS SALES GREW BY 5.7%.

DFS Furniture Sees FY Underlying Pretax Profit Slightly Above 50 Mln Stg

July 11 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::GOOD UNDERLYING GROUP GROSS SALES GROWTH OF 7% FOR 52 WEEK PERIOD TO 30 JUNE 2019.LIKE-FOR-LIKE GROSS SALES GROWTH ACROSS ALL BRANDS WITH STRONG ONLINE GROWTH OF 17% FOR 52 WEEK PERIOD TO 30 JUNE 2019.UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAX EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY ABOVE £50M, RELATIVE TO £38.3M IN PRIOR YEAR.APPOINTMENT OF MIKE SCHMIDT AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.EXPECT TO DELIVER UNDERLYING PBT SLIGHTLY ABOVE £50M FOR 52 WEEKS TO 30 JUNE 2019, RELATIVE TO £38.3M IN 52 WEEKS ENDING 28 JULY 2018.AS PREVIOUSLY NOTED, H1 OF 2018/2019 FINANCIAL YEAR BENEFITTED FROM ADDITIONAL DEMAND FROM PURCHASES DEFERRED FROM EARLIER PERIODS.

DFS Furniture Reports Nearly 30 Pct Jump In Interim Revenue

March 14 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::DFS FURNITURE PLC - HALF-YEAR REPORT.DFS FURNITURE PLC - HY GROUP REVENUE UP 29.1% TO £422.3 MILLION.DFS FURNITURE PLC - HY REVENUE ADJUSTED TO INCLUDE ACQUISITION OF SOFOLOGY ON A PRO-FORMA BASIS UP 9.9% TO £422.3M.DFS FURNITURE PLC - HY UNDERLYING PRO-FORMA EBITDA UP 23.8% TO £32.8 MILLION.DFS FURNITURE PLC - HY REPORTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX MORE THAN DOUBLED TO £14.1 MILLION.DFS FURNITURE PLC - INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 3.7P PER SHARE DECLARED.DFS FURNITURE PLC - ON TRACK TO DELIVER EXPECTED GROUP SYNERGIES FROM SOFOLOGY ACQUISITION.DFS FURNITURE PLC - CONTINUED PREPARATIONS FOR UK'S EXIT FROM EU.DFS FURNITURE PLC - CONSUMER CONFIDENCE, BORDER DELAYS IDENTIFIED AS PRIMARY RISKS, MITIGATING ACTIONS ONGOING FOR BREXIT.DFS FURNITURE - BENEFITS FROM INVESTMENTS, DEVELOPMENT OF OUR BRANDS HELP MITIGATE IMPACT OF MARKET WHICH EXPECT TO REMAIN CHALLENGING IN 2019.DFS FURNITURE PLC - CHALLENGES IN 2019 INCLUDE CURRENT POLITICAL & ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY.DFS FURNITURE PLC - PROFIT EXPECTATIONS FOR FINANCIAL YEAR REMAIN UNCHANGED.DFS FURNITURE PLC - UNCERTAINTIES RELATED TO EFFECTS OF BREXIT ARE RELEVANT TO UNDERSTANDING REVIEW OF CONDENSED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.DFS FURNITURE - INTERIM REVIEW CANNOT BE EXPECTED TO PREDICT UNKNOWABLE FACTORS/ ALL POSSIBLE FUTURE IMPLICATIONS FOR A CO IN RELATION TO BREXIT.

DFS Furniture Says FY Profit View Unchanged, CFO To Retire

Jan 10 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::GOOD FIVE MONTH PERIOD WITH UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH OF 10%.LIKE FOR LIKE GROWTH ACROSS ALL BRANDS AND STRONG 22% GROWTH IN ONLINE GROSS SALES IN 5 MONTH PERIOD.PROFIT EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL-YEAR REMAIN UNCHANGED.WE ARE MINDFUL OF RISK OF NEAR-TERM POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY.REMAIN CAUTIOUS AROUND OUR FULL-YEAR OUTLOOK, AND AS SUCH OUR PROFIT EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR REMAIN UNCHANGED.FURTHER RISK POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY MAY POSE TO CONSUMER CONFIDENCE, LEAD TIMES FOR PROPORTION OF MADE-TO-ORDER PRODUCTS THAT WE SOURCE OVERSEAS.NICOLA BANCROFT, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, HAS INDICATED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS HER DESIRE TO RETIRE FROM FULL-TIME EXECUTIVE ROLES.WHILE A SUCCESSION PROCESS IS CONDUCTED BY BOARD, MIKE SCHMIDT, CURRENTLY CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, WILL BECOME INTERIM CFO.

DFS Furniture FY Underlying Pretax Profit Down 23.7 Pct

Oct 4 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::FY GROUP REVENUE INCLUDING ACQUISITIONS UP 14.1% TO £870.5 MILLION (FY17: £762.7 MILLION).FY UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAX AND BRAND AMORTISATION DOWN 23.7% TO £38.3 MILLION.FY REVENUE BEFORE ACQUISITIONS DOWN 2.0% TO £747.7M (FY17: £762.7M)."SOLID OPERATIONAL AND STRATEGIC PROGRESS WITH TRADING PERFORMANCE IMPACTED BY EXCEPTIONALLY HOT WEATHER IN Q4".FINAL DIVIDEND OF 7.5P PER SHARE PROPOSED, MAINTAINING TOTAL ORDINARY DIVIDEND AT 11.2P FOR YEAR.GROUP CONTINUES TO FACE A PARTICULARLY UNCERTAIN UK CONSUMER MARKET IN RUN UP TO BREXIT IN MARCH NEXT YEAR."HAVE EXCELLENT PROSPECTS FOR PROFITABLE GROWTH AND ATTRACTIVE CASH FLOW GENERATION OVER LONGER TERM".IN FY19 ANTICIPATE CASH CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FOR GROUP, INCLUDING SOFOLOGY, TO BE £24-26 MILLION."MARKET HAS RECOVERED SINCE START OF NEW FINANCIAL YEAR".GROUP SEEING LIKE-FOR-LIKE ORDER GROWTH ACROSS ALL BRANDS OVER FIRST NINE WEEKS.OVERALL, EXPECT MARKET TO REMAIN SUBDUED INTO 2019, CONSTRAINED BY POLITICAL RISK AND WEAK CONSUMER SENTIMENT.

DFS Furniture Sees Lower 2018 EBITDA

July 12 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::DFS FURNITURE PLC - GROUP SAW YEAR-ON-YEAR POSITIVE LIKE-FOR-LIKE ORDER INTAKE MOMENTUM, AHEAD OF OUR EXPECTATIONS, ACROSS Q3.DFS FURNITURE - IN Q4 TO DATE, EXCEPTIONALLY HOT WEATHER HAS LED TO SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER THAN EXPECTED ORDER INTAKE.DFS FURNITURE PLC - ALSO EXPERIENCED DISRUPTION OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL TO SHIPS BRINGING MADE-TO-ORDER PRODUCTS FROM FAR EAST.DFS FURNITURE PLC - TOTAL LFL DELIVERED REVENUES HAS THEREFORE BEEN C.3% LOWER THAN LAST YEAR, OVER 23 WEEKS TO 7 JULY 2018.DFS FURNITURE PLC - FURNITURE RETAIL MARKET WILL REMAIN CHALLENGING OVER NEXT TWELVE MONTHS.DFS FURNITURE PLC - CURRENTLY ANTICIPATE REPORTING EBITDA FOR FULL FY BELOW PRIOR YEAR.

DFS Furniture Says Ian Filby Will Be Retiring As CEO

May 22 (Reuters) - DFS Furniture PLC <DFSD.L>::SAYS IAN FILBY WILL BE RETIRING AS CEO.SAYS FILBY WILL BE SUCCEEDED BY TIM STACEY, CURRENTLY GROUP CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER.

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