CCT

Character (CCT)

Company name:Character Group Plc
EPIC:CCTTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:AMQ1ISIN:GB0008976119
Market Segment:ASQ1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.thecharacter.com/Description:ORD 5P
Industry Sector:MEDIA
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Ask Open High Low Volume
 692.50 images.advfn.com/imagesnew/2/us/up 45.0 [6.95] 680.00 705.00 647.50 692.50 645.00 12,068
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 148.03 21.38 0.21 18.12 5.00 38.22 0.72 715.00 - 305.00

Character Key Figures

Key Figures
(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.148.03m
Shares In Issue21.38m
Prev. Close647.50
PE Ratio38.22 
Dividend Yield0.72%
EPS - basic18.12p
Dividend PS5.00p
Dividend Cover3.62 
Cash Flow PS82.19p
Return On Equity (ROE)9.17%
Operating Margin4.77%
PEG Factor-0.74 
EPS Growth Rate-51.30%
Dividends PS Growth Rate-80.77%
Net Debt12.50m
Gross Gearing50.54%
Quick Assets46.25m
Net Working Capital27.77m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets37.73%
Turnover PS492.67p
Pre-Tax Profit PS23.48p
Retained Profit PS-0.25p
Cash PS104.28p
Net Cash PS-51.12p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *147.03p
Net Asset Value PS159.27p
Spread25.00 (3.55%) 

Character Balance Sheet

%1$s Balance Sheet
L^CCT:Liabilities+EQL^CCT:Assets

Share Price Performance

Share Price Performance
Sample Period HighLow
1 week692.50635.00
4 weeks715.00635.00
12 weeks715.00585.00
1 year715.00305.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Character Historic Returns

%1$s Historic Returns
Giorni da oggi OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week650.0042.506.54635.000.01644.15
4 weeks697.50-5.00-0.72635.000.01680.85
12 weeks592.50100.0016.88585.000.02660.95
26 weeks421.00271.5064.49414.000.02566.21
1 year330.00362.50109.85305.000.02458.42
3 years525.00167.5031.90190.000.03416.12
5 years470.00222.5047.34190.000.03443.55

Character Key Management Ratios

DEEPER ANALYSIS

Character Investment Ratios

%1$s Investment Ratios
(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio6.49 
PE Ratio38.22 
Tobin's Q Ratio 1.90 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)1.95 
Dividend Yield0.72%
Market-to-Book Ratio4.30 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS29.49 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS-2,793.03 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS8.43 
Price-to-Sales PS1.41 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS4.76 
Price-to-Cash PS6.64 
Net Working Capital PS129.91 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS5.33%
Earnings Yield2.62%
Average PE12.42 
Years in average5 
PE to PE average307.74%

Character Financial Ratios

%1$s Financial Ratios
(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio4.40%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.05 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)0.05 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.01 
Net Gearing18.15%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)18.97%
Gross Gearing50.54%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)52.81%
Gearing Under 1 Year48.26%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)50.43%
Assets/Equity2.02 
Cash/Equity65.48 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets40.34%
Current Ratio1.84 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.39 
Liquidity Ratio0.67 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets36.55%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value126.96m
CFO/Sales0.17 
CFO/Attributable Profit5.57 
CFO/Assets0.26 
CFO/Debt0.51 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.24 
Total Debt/Sales0.33 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit6.93 
Total Debt34.79m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets1.25%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs10 
Beta coefficients
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
0.20590.2394

Character Operating Ratios

%1$s Operating Ratios
(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)14.09%
Return On Assets (ROA)4.04%
Net Profit Margin2.99%
Assets Turnover1.35 
Return On Equity (ROE)9.17%
Return On Investment (ROI)8.88%
Dividend Payout Ratio27.59%
Plowback Ratio72.41%
Growth from Plowback Ratio6.62%
Net Income Of Revenues-0.05%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover3.06 
Fixed Assets Turnover15.00 
Current Assets Turnover1.48 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover6.76 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales0.74 
Debtors-to-Sales28.24%
Debt Collection Period103.07Days

Character Dividends

%1$s Dividends
Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
29 Apr 2021InterimGBX6.0008/28/202002/28/202107/15/202107/16/202107/30/2021-
10 Dec 2020FinalGBX3.0008/31/201908/31/202001/14/202101/15/202101/29/20215.00
28 May 2020InterimGBX2.0002/28/201902/28/202007/16/202007/17/202007/31/2020-
04 Dec 2019FinalGBX13.0008/31/201808/31/201901/16/202001/17/202001/31/202026.00
09 May 2019InterimGBX13.0008/28/201802/28/201907/11/201907/12/201907/26/2019-
29 Nov 2018FinalGBX12.0008/31/201708/31/201801/03/201901/04/201901/25/201923.00
25 Apr 2018InterimGBX11.0008/28/201702/28/201807/05/201807/06/201807/27/2018-
05 Dec 2017FinalGBX10.0008/31/201608/31/201701/11/201801/12/201801/29/201819.00
27 Apr 2017InterimGBX9.0008/28/201602/28/201707/06/201707/07/201707/28/2017-
01 Dec 2016FinalGBX8.0008/31/201508/31/201601/05/201701/06/201701/27/201715.00
27 Apr 2016InterimGBX7.0008/29/201502/29/201607/07/201607/08/201607/29/2016-
01 Dec 2015FinalGBX6.0008/31/201408/31/201501/07/201601/08/201601/29/201611.00
30 Apr 2015InterimGBX5.0008/28/201402/28/201506/04/201506/05/201506/26/2015-
03 Dec 2014FinalGBX3.9508/31/201308/31/201401/08/201501/09/201501/30/20157.25
01 May 2014InterimGBX3.3008/28/201302/28/201405/14/201405/16/201406/06/2014-
28 Nov 2013FinalGBX3.3008/31/201208/31/201301/08/201401/10/201401/31/20146.60
02 May 2013InterimGBX3.3008/28/201202/28/201307/03/201307/05/201307/26/2013-
04 Dec 2012FinalGBX3.3008/31/201108/31/201201/16/201301/18/201302/01/20136.60
26 Apr 2012InterimGBX3.3008/28/201102/28/201207/04/201207/06/201207/27/2012-
29 Nov 2011FinalGBX3.0008/31/201008/31/201101/04/201201/06/201201/27/20126.00
19 Apr 2011InterimGBX3.0008/28/201002/28/201107/06/201107/08/201107/29/2011-
02 Dec 2010FinalGBX2.0008/31/200908/31/201001/05/201101/07/201101/28/20114.00
27 Apr 2010InterimGBX2.0008/28/200902/28/201003/10/201003/12/201003/26/2010-
01 Dec 2009FinalGBX1.0008/31/200808/31/200901/06/201001/08/201001/29/20101.00
02 Dec 2008FinalGBX-08/31/200708/31/200812/02/200812/02/200812/02/20082.20
29 Apr 2008InterimGBX2.2008/29/200702/29/200807/02/200807/04/200807/25/2008-
01 Nov 2007FinalGBX2.4008/31/200608/31/200701/02/200801/04/200801/25/20084.40
24 Apr 2007InterimGBX2.0008/28/200602/28/200705/02/200705/04/200705/25/2007-
27 Nov 2006FinalGBX1.6508/31/200508/31/200601/03/200701/05/200701/26/20073.30
27 Apr 2006QuarterlyGBX1.6508/28/200502/28/200607/05/200607/07/200607/28/2006-
03 Nov 2005FinalGBX0.9008/31/200408/31/200501/04/200601/06/200601/27/20062.00
21 Apr 2005InterimGBX1.1008/28/200402/28/200507/06/200507/08/200507/29/2005-
07 Dec 2004FinalGBX0.7008/31/200308/31/200401/05/200501/07/200501/28/20051.80
29 Apr 2004InterimGBX1.1008/29/200302/29/200407/07/200407/09/200407/30/2004-
25 Nov 2003FinalGBX2.0008/31/200208/31/200301/07/200401/09/200401/30/20043.00
29 Apr 2003InterimGBX1.0008/31/200208/31/200306/18/200306/20/200307/25/2003-
30 Nov 1999FinalGBX4.7508/31/199808/31/199901/04/200001/10/200001/28/20006.50
01 Dec 1998FinalGBX3.9508/31/199708/31/199801/04/199901/08/199901/29/19995.40

Character Fundamentals

Profit and Loss Account
 31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
turnover115.14100.00%106.23100.00%120.42100.00%105.32100.00%m
pre tax profit12.2410.63%11.6110.93%11.079.19%5.024.77%m
attributable profit10.058.73%9.619.05%7.916.56%3.152.99%m
retained profit6.455.60%5.184.87%2.592.15%-0.05-0.05%m
eps - basic (p)47.46 45.63 37.21 18.12 
eps - diluted (p)46.11 44.91 36.94 18.08 
dividends per share19.00 23.00 26.00 5.00 

Character Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet
 31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
L^CCT:Liabilities+EQL^CCT:AssetsL^CCT:Liabilities+EQL^CCT:AssetsL^CCT:Liabilities+EQL^CCT:AssetsL^CCT:Liabilities+EQL^CCT:Assets
 31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets3.204.58%3.134.04%3.253.73%3.234.69%m
intangibles intangibles0.701.00%0.801.04%0.901.04%2.964.30%m
fixed investments fixed investments1.802.58%1.882.43%2.052.35%1.662.41%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%--%--%m
stocks stocks8.9912.87%10.8914.07%16.4118.83%14.7421.41%m
debtors debtors26.4337.82%26.0433.65%35.5240.77%23.9634.81%m
cash & securities cash & securities28.7541.14%34.6344.76%29.0033.29%22.2932.39%m
TOTAL69.88100%77.37100%87.12100%68.83100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short43.0561.61%45.6158.95%51.6759.31%33.2248.26%m
creditors - long creditors - long0.000.00%0.000.00%1.311.51%1.572.28%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%--%--%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL43.0661.61%45.6158.95%52.9860.82%34.7950.54%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves26.8338.39%31.7641.05%34.5539.66%34.3949.96%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities--%--%-0.42-0.48%-0.34-0.50%m
TOTAL26.8338.39%31.7641.05%34.1439.18%34.0549.46%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Character Cash Flow Statement

%1$s Cash Flow Statement
31 Aug 2017 (GBP)31 Aug 2018 (GBP)31 Aug 2019 (GBP)31 Aug 2020 (GBP)
Operating CF12.7910.707.8817.57m
Pre-Financing CF11.008.82-3.1515.28m
Retained CF4.844.29-9.2312.63m

Character Brokers

%1$s Brokers
NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Collins Stewart Europe LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerCSCSCSTEGB21
Jefferies International LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerJEFFJEFFGB2X
Shore Capital Stockbrokers LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerSCAPSHOCGB21
Merrill Lynch InternationalMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerMLSBSNCSGB2LBIC
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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