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Card Factory (CARD)
Sector: Retailers
Share Price: 202.60p Change Today: -7.80p  Market Cap: 691.80m

Card Factory Overview

Card Factory is a retailer of greetings cards and associated gift and party products. The company, which was founded by a Yorkshire entrepreneur as a back-of-the-van stall, was floated in London by private equity group Charterhouse with a valuation of 700m in May 2014. No-frills Card Factory had a total store estate of 865 at its January 2017 year end. It has an online presence offering personalised cards and gifts at

1 Day Chart (19-01-2018)

6 Month Chart

Card Factory Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Jan-15 353.30 42.70 16.30p 16.9 n/a n/a 6.80p 2.5%
31-Jan-16 381.60 83.70 19.10p 18.3 1.1 +17% 8.50p 2.4%
31-Jan-17 398.20 82.80 19.80p 12.6 3.2 +4% 9.10p 3.6%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Card Factory Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Jan-18 422.96 79.63 18.88p 10.7 n/a -5% n/a 0.0%
31-Jan-19 446.95 80.54 19.37p 10.5 4.0 +3% 14.89p 6.9%
31-Jan-20 470.56 83.68 19.69p 10.3 6.2 +2% 18.62p 8.7%

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Card Factory Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 16-Jan-2018 14:41 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 11-Jan-2018 10:39 RNS
Trading Update 11-Jan-2018 07:00 RNS

Latest Card Factory Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
15-Jan-18 Buy Roger Whiteside 219.90p 22,520 49,521.48
11-Jan-18 Buy Dividends Karen Hubbard 239.10p 20,387 48,745.32

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 202.60p
Change Today -7.80p
% Change -3.71 %
Volume 3,780,346
19-Jan-18 Close 202.60p
Shares Issued 341.46m
Market Cap 691.80m
Year End 31-Jan-17

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 1
Buy 0
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 5
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Card Factory Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Special Interim
Ex-Div 09-Nov-17 09-Nov-17
Paid 15-Dec-17 15-Dec-17
Amount 15.00p 2.90p

Trades for 19-Jan-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
16:52 2,759 @ 201.43p
16:51 2,000 @ 204.72p
16:51 17,818 @ 204.70p
16:51 10,013 @ 202.67p
16:51 12,095 @ 202.95p

Card Factory Key Personnel

CEO Karen Hubbard
CFO Kristian Lee