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Card Factory PLC (CARDC.L)

CARDC.L on London Stock Exchange

271.10GBp
15 Dec 2017
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

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

Card Factory announces special dividend of 15 pence/share
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 

Card Factory Plc : Special dividend of 15 pence per share, reflecting group's strong cash generation . HY revenues up 4.8% to £169.2m . HY card factory like-for-like ("LFL") sales +0.2% (H1 FY16: +2.8%) . "Weakness of sterling and anticipated increases in national living wage remain most significant cost pressures on business" . Confident of delivering FY underlying profit before tax within range of analysts' current expectations of £80.9m to £83.0m . HY profit before tax growth of 7.3% to £27.6m (H1 FY16: £25.7m) . Trading in recent weeks has been similar to trends seen in first half . Remain confident of delivering full year underlying profit before tax within range of expectations .A number of additional initiatives are underway, particularly on delivering further supply chain efficiencies.  Full Article

Card Factory says on track to meet FY forecasts
Thursday, 11 Aug 2016 

Card Factory Plc : H1 total sales growth of +4.8% (h1 fy16: +8.0%) . Card factory like-for-like sales growth of +0.2% (h1 fy16: +2.8%) . Confident of delivering full year underlying profit before tax within range of analysts' current expectations.  Full Article

Card Factory says board's full-year expectations unchanged
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 

Card Factory Plc : Total sales growth of 6.5% (Q1 FY16: +7.5%) . In Q1 ended 30 April 2016, revenue increased by +6.5% (Q1 FY16: +7.5%) . Continued store roll out with 20 net new stores opened (Q1 FY16: 19) . Strong pipeline of new store opportunities for remainder of financial year .Board's expectations for full financial year unchanged.  Full Article

Card Factory PLC announces retirement and succession of CEO
Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 

Card Factory PLC:Announce the appointment of Karen Hubbard to the Board as CEO Designate, with effect from 22 February 2016.Says Karen will succeed Richard Hayes as CEO of Card Factory in mid-April.Says Richard will retire from the Board and leave the Group at the end of June 2016.  Full Article

BRIEF-Card Factory 9-month ‍total sales rise 6.7 pct​

* 9-MONTH ‍TOTAL SALES GROWTH OF +6.7 PCT (NINE MONTHS ENDED 31 OCTOBER 2016: +4.4 PCT)​