Bloomsbury Publishing

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is an independent publisher listed on the London Stock Exchange with offices in London, New York, New Delhi and Sydney. Over its 25 year history, Bloomsbury has built a reputation for publishing works of excellence and originality. Bloomsbury has a valuable portfolio of content and rights based intellectual property assets.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
606 (est)+4%
Bloomsbury Publishing was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in London, GB

Bloomsbury Publishing Office Locations

Bloomsbury Publishing has offices in London, Sydney, New York and New Delhi
London, GB (HQ)
50 Bedford Square
New Delhi, IN
New York, US
1385 5th Ave
Sydney, AU
387 George St

Bloomsbury Publishing Data and Metrics

Bloomsbury Publishing Financial Metrics

Bloomsbury Publishing's revenue was reported to be £123.7 m in FY, 2016 which is a 11% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

123.7 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

68.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

9.7 m

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

118.9 m

Closing share price (22-Sep-2017)


Cash (29-Feb-2016)

6.6 m
Bloomsbury Publishing's current market capitalization is £118.9 m.
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


109.5 m111.1 m123.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

47.2 m47.8 m55.2 m

Gross profit

62.3 m63.3 m68.5 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


10 m10 m6.6 m

Accounts Receivable

26.9 m31.8 m39.2 m

Current Assets

92 m101 m105.6 m


5.2 m6.4 m6.5 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

11.1 m10.2 m5 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(4.1 m)(1.7 m)(7.1 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(1.8 m)(856 k)(652 k)
GBPY, 2016


225 k

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Bloomsbury Publishing Market Value History

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Bloomsbury Publishing Online and Social Media Presence

Bloomsbury Publishing News and Updates

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