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Essentra PLC (ESNT.L)

ESNT.L on London Stock Exchange

433.00GBp
12 Dec 2019
Change (% chg)

5.60 (+1.31%)
Prev Close
427.40
Open
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435.00
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424.80
Volume
245,296
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296,947
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443.84
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324.80

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Essentra Confirms Approval For Establishment Of New JV In China
Friday, 6 Dec 2019 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::ESSENTRA PLC - JOINT VENTURE.ESSENTRA PLC - CONFIRM FORMAL APPROVAL FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF ITS NEW JOINT VENTURE COMPANY IN CHINA, CHINA TOBACCO ESSENTRA (XIAMEN) FILTERS CO..  Full Article

Essentra Plc Says Signed Agreement To Set Up New JV Company In China
Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::ESSENTRA PLC - JOINT VENTURE.ESSENTRA PLC - SIGNED AN AGREEMENT FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW JOINT VENTURE (JV) COMPANY IN CHINA, CHINA TOBACCO ESSENTRA.ESSENTRA PLC - ESSENTRA PTE LTD WILL OWN A 49% SHAREHOLDING) IN JV.ESSENTRA - JV SHAREHOLDERS INCLUDING CHINA TOBACCO FUJIAN INDUSTRIAL, SHANGHAI HAIYAN INVESTMENT, CHINA TOBACCO HUNAN, CHINA TOBACCO GUANGXI TIANCHENG.ESSENTRA PLC - ASSOCIATED EQUITY INVESTMENT FOR JV OPPORTUNITY IN AGGREGATE IS C.£16M.ESSENTRA PLC - JV SHALL PRODUCE SPECIALIST AND NEXT GENERATION FILTERS.ESSENTRA PLC - EXPECT JV TO SHIP FIRST PRODUCTION VOLUMES TO LOCAL CUSTOMERS IN NOVEMBER 2020.  Full Article

Essentra Buys Nekicesa Packaging For Undisclosed Sum
Monday, 9 Sep 2019 

Sept 9 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::ACQUISITION OF NEKICESA PACKAGING S.L..PROPOSED DEAL FOR UNDISCLOSED CASH CONSIDERATION..ESSENTRA PLC - PROPOSED DEAL FOR AN UNDISCLOSED CASH CONSIDERATION.NEKICESA HAS BEEN ACQUIRED ON A CASH-FREE, DEBT-FREE BASIS, FUNDED FROM EXISTING FACILITIES.TRANSACTION WILL BE IMMEDIATELY EARNINGS ENHANCING TO COMPANY.  Full Article

Essentra HY Adjusted Operating Profit Up 9.6%
Friday, 2 Aug 2019 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::ESSENTRA PLC - HY ADJUSTED OPERATING PROFIT UP 9.6% (AT CONSTANT FX) TO £48.3M.ESSENTRA PLC - HALF YEAR DIVIDEND UNCHANGED AT 6.3P PER SHARE.ESSENTRA PLC - STABLE FY 2019 OUTLOOK REITERATED, WITH FURTHER FINANCIAL, OPERATIONAL AND PORTFOLIO PROGRESS EXPECTED IN H2.ESSENTRA PLC - HY REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF 507 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 513 MILLION POUNDS A YEAR EARLIER.ESSENTRA PLC - HY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF 41 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 38 MILLION POUNDS A YEAR EARLIER.ESSENTRA PLC - COMPANY EXPECTS TO MAKE FURTHER STRATEGIC PROGRESS IN 2019.ESSENTRA PLC - OUTLOOK FOR FY 2019 IS UNCHANGED.ESSENTRA PLC - MACRO ENVIRONMENT REMAINS UNCERTAIN WHICH, AS PREVIOUSLY STATED, IMPACTS COMPONENTS DIVISION.  Full Article

Essentra Announces Completion of Divestment of Speciality Tapes
Monday, 1 Jul 2019 

July 1 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::ESSENTRA - CONFIRM COMPLETION OF DIVESTMENT OF SPECIALITY TAPES BUSINESS TO CERTAIN WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARIES OF OPENGATE CAPITAL.  Full Article

Essentra Acquires Innovative Components For Undisclosed Sum
Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 

June 27 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::ESSENTRA PLC - ACQUISITION OF INNOVATIVE COMPONENTS.ESSENTRA PLC - PROPOSED DEAL FOR UNDISCLOSED CASH CONSIDERATION.ESSENTRA PLC - ACQUIRED 100% OF SHARE CAPITAL OF INNOVATIVE COMPONENTS INC AND COMPONENTES INNOVADORES LIMITADA FOR AN UNDISCLOSED CASH CONSIDERATION.  Full Article

Essentra Says Trading For Four Months To April 30 In Line With Board's Expectations
Thursday, 23 May 2019 

May 23 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING - TRADING UPDATE.TRADING FOR FOUR MONTHS TO 30 APRIL 2019 HAS BEEN IN LINE WITH BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS.COMPANY DELIVERING LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE GROWTH OF C. 1% FOR FOUR MONTHS TO 30 APRIL 2019.COMPANY'S OUTLOOK FOR FULL YEAR 2019 IS UNCHANGED.ESSENTRA PLC - COMPANY EXPECTS TO MAKE FURTHER STRATEGIC PROGRESS IN 2019.WITH EFFECT FROM MID-FEB 2019, HERTILA BUSINESS IS INCLUDED IN LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE.WITH EFFECT FROM 1 JANUARY 2019, LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE GROWTH IN COMPONENTS IS CALCULATED ON A TRADING DAY-ADJUSTED BASIS.  Full Article

Essentra Will Publish 4-Month Trading Update On May 23
Monday, 8 Apr 2019 

April 8 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND TRADING UPDATE.COMPANY WILL PUBLISH A TRADING UPDATE ON MAY 23, COVERING FOUR-MONTH PERIOD TO 30 APRIL 2019.  Full Article

Essentra Reports FY Adj. Operating Profit Of 5.4 Mln Stg
Friday, 1 Mar 2019 

March 1 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::FULL YEAR DIVIDEND UNCHANGED AT 20.7P PER SHARE..EXPECT TO MAKE FURTHER STRATEGIC PROGRESS IN 2019..FY ADJUSTED OPERATING PROFIT OF £5.4M COMPARED TO AN ADJUSTED OPERATING LOSS OF £1.8M IN FY 2017.FY REVENUE 159.1 MILLION STG, DOWN 2.8 PERCENT.HEADING INTO 2019, MACRO ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT IS UNCERTAIN.  Full Article

Essentra To Sell Its Pipe Protection Technologies Business
Monday, 14 Jan 2019 

Jan 14 (Reuters) - Essentra PLC ::DISPOSAL OF PIPE PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES BUSINESS.TRANSACTION VALUES PPT AT US$48.0M FREE OF CASH AND DEBT.PRO FORMA IMPACT OF DEAL ON ESSENTRA'S LEVERAGE AS AT 30 JUNE 2018 IS TO REDUCE NET DEBT TO EBITDA RATIO FROM 1.9X AS REPORTED TO 1.6X.DIVESTMENT OF ITS PIPE PROTECTION TECHNOLOGIES BUSINESS TO CERTAIN WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARIES OF NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO.  Full Article