LONDON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Earnings Review released its analysts' notes regarding Personal Assets Trust Plc (LON: PNL), DCC Plc (LON: DCC), Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc (LON: ERM), Supergroup Plc (LON: SGP) and Whitbread Plc (LON: WTB). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://earnings-review.com/4209-100free.
Personal Assets Trust Plc Analyst Notes
On June 5, 2014, Personal Assets Trust Plc (PAT) released results for FY 2014 (period ended April 30, 2014). For the 12-month period ended April 30, 2014, PAT's Net Asset Value (NAV) per share fell by 5.1%, as against a 6.8% rise in the benchmark - the FTSE All-Share Index. PAT informed that the first interim dividend of £1.40 per ordinary share will be paid to shareholders on July 17, 2014 and three further interim dividends of £1.40 per ordinary share are expected to be paid to shareholders in the year ending April 30, 2015, totaling £5.60 for the year. The Company notified that it has continued to experience demand for its shares and in FY 2014, it issued 61,683 ordinary shares, purchased 37,992 Ordinary shares to be held in Treasury then re-issued 7,855 of these shares, raising £11.7 million of net new capital. The full analyst notes on PAT are available to download free of charge at:
DCC Plc Analyst Notes
On June 3, 2014, DCC Plc (DCC) reported that its healthcare division - DCC Healthcare's subsidiary DCC Vital has acquired Williams Medical Holdings, which supplies medical and pharmaceutical products and related services to general practitioners in Britain. DCC informed that the consideration was paid in cash at completion, based on an enterprise value of £45 million. As per DCC, Williams' acquisition will help DCC Vital expand and enhance its market coverage to primary care, community care and domiciliary care in the British and Irish healthcare markets. Tommy Breen, CEO, DCC, said, "The acquisition of Williams Medical represents an excellent strategic fit and another material step forward for DCC Healthcare following the acquisitions of Kent Pharma, Leonhard Lang UK and UPL over the last 15 months." The full analyst notes on DCC are available to download free of charge at:
Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc Analyst Notes
As per the financial calendar of Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc (Euromoney), the Company will release its Interim Management Statement on July 24, 2014. On May 15, 2014, Euromoney announced Interim Results for the six months to March 31, 2014. The Company reported revenue of £195.8 million for the period, up 4.5% YoY and adjusted diluted EPS of 32.0 pence, up 0.3% YoY. The Group intends to continue its strategy of investing in new products and digital publishing, mainly using the Delphi content platform, so as to aid organic growth, and to use its solid balance sheet and cash flows to finance future acquisitions. The full analyst notes on Euromoney are available to download free of charge at:
Supergroup Plc Analyst Notes
According to the Financial Calendar of Supergroup Plc (Supergroup), it will announce its full year results (period ended April 26, 2014) on July 10, 2014. Supergroup released its Q4 Interim Management Statement, for the period January 27, 2014 to April 26, 2014 on May 8 2014. As per the Interim Statement, total Group sales for Q4 2014 increased 12.4% YoY to £97.8 million. Total retail sales were up 13.3% YoY to £54.6 million and wholesale sales inched higher by 11.2% YoY to £43.2 million. SuperGroup is the owner of the Superdry brand and operates in the branded fashion clothing sector. The Group's strategy is to further internationalise the business, with the focus of its future rollout of owned stores on mainland Europe. The full analyst notes on Supergroup are available to download free of charge at:
Whitbread Plc Analyst Notes
On June 20, 2014, Whitbread Plc (Whitbread) owned Costa Coffee announced that it will partner with Debenhams to trial six new concessions across the department store's UK estate. Costa will launch in six Debenhams' stores: Guildford and Slough in June and Derby, Exeter, Haverfordwest and Woking in July. The first coffee shop at Guildford store opened on June 25, 2014. James Hamilton, UK Head of Acquisitions at Costa, quoted, "It is important for us to partner with other leading British retailers in order to deliver the best experience for coffee lovers. We see this as a mutually beneficial partnership; bringing together the nation's favourite coffee shop brand with one of the UK's leading department stores, allowing both brands to strengthen customer experience and further drive sales." The partnership provides a great strategic fit for the two UK brands, with both retailers possessing similar customer demographics, brand recognition and product quality. The full analyst notes on Whitbread are available to download free of charge at:
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