Ashley (Laura) Holdings PLC Fundamentals Datasheet and Stock Analysis


Laura Ashley Holdings plc is engaged in designing and manufacturing products for home and fashion. The Company's segments include Retail and Non-Retail. The Retail segment includes sales through Laura Ashley's Managed Stores, Mail Order, e-Commerce and Hotel. The Non-Retail segment includes licensing, franchising and manufacturing. The Company's property portfolio in the United Kingdom includes approximately 190 stores. The Company's United Kingdom business includes the Home Accessories, Furniture, Decorating and Fashion categories. The Furniture product category includes upholstered and cabinet furniture, beds and mirrors. The Home Accessories product category includes lighting, gifts, bed linen, rugs, throws, cushions and children's accessories. The Decorating category includes fabric, curtains, wallpaper, paint and decorative accessories. The Fashion category includes adult fashion, fashion accessories and perfumery. The Company also holds interests in the Laura Ashley hotel.

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     Consumer Services
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  • Main Indices:
     Fledgeling Index, Fledgeling Index
  • Country of register:
     Great Britain
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Operation Breakdown
Geographical - by origin (turnover)
Product (turnover)


Activity Data Not Available

Company Information

CEO: Ng Kwan Cheong  Non-Executive Director: Andrew Khoo, K K Peng, Leonard K.C. Sebastian, Wong Nyen Faat K C Ng  Non-Executive Chairman: David W Masters  Joint COO: Nick Kaloyirou  Independent Non-Executive Director: Leon Yee Jane Rapley  Company Secretary: Jonathan Gwilt  Executive Director & Finance Director: Sean Anglim  

  • Registrars:
     Computershare Investor Services PLC
  • Address:
     Design Centre, 27 Bagleys Lane, Fulham, London,United Kingdom
  • Phone:
     +44 (0) 207 880 5100
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Composite Ranking: 43
Historic EPS Ranking: 16
Forecast EPS Ranking: 56
Price Relative Strength: 
Industry Strength: F
SMR Ranking: B
ROCE Ranking: D
Accumulation/Dist: C
Mkt Accumulation/Dist: C
Unbroken Annual EPS: D
Unbroken Interim EPS: D
PEG Current Ranking: A
PEG Forecast Ranking: A
PE Current Ranking: B
PE Forecast Ranking: B
Margin Current Ranking: C
Margin Forecast Ranking: D
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Operating Profit/(loss)£m19.3019.3019.1023.8022.8027.9011.00£m0.000.00
Profit Before Tax£m20.1020.1020.5023.5019.4022.806.30£m5.008.00
Profit After Tax£m14.7014.7015.7018.3015.3015.904.00£m0.000.00
Profit After Tax (from discontinued operations)£m0.£m0.000.00
Overall Profit for the Period£m14.700.0015.7018.3015.3015.904.00£m0.000.00
EPS Growth%9.780.006.4416.74(16.33)149.05(89.48)%(40.00)80.00
Earnings Per Sharep2.
Op. Cash Flow P/Sp0.340.340.00(0.48)0.006.40(1.77)£0.000.00
Cash Flow P/S Grth%(54.05)0.00(100.00)
Net Cash Flow P/Sp0.£0.000.00
Capital Exp P/S££0.000.00
Tax Rate%
P/E Ratiox13.7014.1012.2011.9012.004.3018.60x9.005.00
P/E Growth£1.401.400.000.600.000.000.00£(0.20)0.10
Turnover Per Share£41.5141.£0.000.00
Pre-Tax Profit / Share£2.792.760.£0.000.00
Operating Margin%
Mkt Cap£m201.950.00191.04216.51183.76163.7574.60£m0.000.00
Dividend Per Sharep2.
DPS Growth%
Dividend Yield%7.200.0011.406.704.0026.704.90%11.1011.10
Dividend Coverx1.010.000.661.222.100.981.68x0.000.00
Shareholder Funds£m59.5062.9048.6043.9045.2043.9035.40£m0.000.00
Net Borrowings£m(34.60)0.00(24.10)(27.80)(17.10)(51.00)0.00£m0.000.00
Net Assets£m59.5062.9048.6043.9045.2043.9035.40£m0.000.00
Net Assets P/S££0.000.00
Latest Forecast
Div Yield11.2%11.3%
Div Cover1.7%1.0%
Op Margin4.0%1.9%
Director Deals
Traded Action Notifier Price Amount Value
18-Apr-12SellDavid W Masters23.50p406,250£95,468.75
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728m    Major: 71%    Director: 26%
Notifier Holding Value
K K Peng187,845,822,359,138.72
David W Masters1,000,000,,500
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Gearing & Cover
News Title Date Time Source
Second Price Monitoring Extn04-Jun-1816:40RNS
Price Monitoring Extension04-Jun-1816:35RNS
Second Price Monitoring Extn29-May-1812:07RNS
Price Monitoring Extension29-May-1812:02RNS
Change of Auditor09-May-1809:21RNS
Price Monitoring Extension03-May-1816:35RNS
Second Price Monitoring Extn17-Apr-1812:08RNS
Price Monitoring Extension17-Apr-1812:02RNS
Second Price Monitoring Extn04-Apr-1812:07RNS
Price Monitoring Extension04-Apr-1812:02RNS
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Broker Opinion
Date Broker Name Rec Price Old Price Target New Price Target Broker Change
05-Sep-14Cantor FitzgeraldBuy27.25p35.00p35.00pReiteration
14-Dec-12Seymour PierceBuy27.25p28.00p32.00pReiteration
31-Mar-11Numis SecuritiesHold21.50p25.00p0.00pDownGrade
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