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JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD.L)

JD.L on London Stock Exchange

391.50GBp
20 Apr 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

JD Sports Fashion Says FY Pretax Profit Rose 24 Pct
Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 

April 17 (Reuters) - JD Sports Fashion PLC ::FY PRETAX PROFIT ROSE 24 PERCENT TO 294.5 MILLION STG.FY REVENUE ROSE 33 PERCENT TO 3.161 BILLION STG.FINAL DIVIDEND UP 5.4 PERCENT TO 1.37 PENCEPER SHARE.TOTAL DIVIDEND 1.63 PENCEPER SHARE.FY PROFIT BEFORE TAX AND EXCEPTIONAL ITEMS AT 307.4 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 244.8 MILLION POUNDS A YEAR AGO.NINE JD STORES OPENED IN ASIA PACIFIC REGION IN YEAR (2017: TWO STORES) INCLUDING FIRST STORES IN AUSTRALIA.YEAR END NET CASH OF £309.7 MILLION (2017: £213.6 MILLION).FY TOTAL GROSS MARGIN 48.4 PERCENT VERSUS 48.9 PERCENT AS REPORTED A YEAR AGO.  Full Article

The Finish Line Says Entry Into Merger Agreement With JD Sports Fashion
Monday, 26 Mar 2018 

March 26 (Reuters) - Finish Line Inc ::THE FINISH LINE, INC. ANNOUNCES ENTRY INTO MERGER AGREEMENT WITH JD SPORTS FASHION PLC.‍JD TO ACQUIRE FINL FOR $13.50 PER SHARE IN CASH​.‍AGGREGATE DEAL VALUE OF APPROXIMATELY $558 MILLION​.‍UPON CLOSING OF AGREEMENT, FINISH LINE EXECUTIVE TEAM WILL CONTINUE THEIR INVOLVEMENT WITH BUSINESS​.‍SPECIAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY CO'S BOARD RECOMMENDED AND BOARD VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPROVE ENTERING INTO MERGER AGREEMENT​.  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 recommends 5:1 share split to improve liquidity
Tuesday, 1 Nov 2016 

JD Sports Fashion Plc : Believes co's share price risen to point where appropriate to recommend a sub-division of existing shares into five new shares . Believes proposed sub-division would reduce share price to a level where smaller sized dealings in shares would be more efficient . Dividend per share of 1.25 pence will also be sub-divided, each new ordinary share will be entitled to a dividend of 0.25 pence .Believes that this proposed sub-division may improve liquidity and marketability of company's shares.  Full Article

JD Sports raises profit outlook
Thursday, 28 Jul 2016 

Jd Sports Fashion : Update on performance in the first half of the year . Further to our AGM trading statement on 17 June 2016, we are pleased to report that the strong performance of our business has continued . Subject to the continuation of positive trading, we are now well positioned to deliver a headline profit before tax for the year ending 28 January 2017 in the upper half of current market expectations which range between £170 million and £190 million .Group will announce its results for the half year ended 30 July 2016 on 13 September.  Full Article

JD Sports trading boosted by Euro 2016
Friday, 17 Jun 2016 

JD Sports Fashion : We have, in recent weeks, seen a further boost to sales from the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament . Consequently, we are well positioned to deliver an excellent first half year result .We face strong comparatives for the remainder of the year but our strong start will help facilitate delivery of current market expectations.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-JD Sports looks beyond Britain after profit climbs

* Looks further afield for next leg of growth (Recasts with exec chairman quotes, adds analyst comment)