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Carpetright Plc are the award winning carpet and flooring company based in the UK and now also beds and mattresses. Carpetright offer flooring products and services that are guaranteed high quality. For more information on Carpetright and how to find our stores, go to site or use our store finder.
Carpetright plc is Europe's leading specialist floor covering retailer, selling a wide range of carpets, rugs, vinyls and laminates together with associated accessories. In addition, the product offering was extended to selling beds in the UK following the acquisition of Sleepright in December 2008. Carpetright won the Retail Systems 2010 Award and was also shortlisted for 2011 Retail Technology Initiative of the Year Award.
Carpetright is your one-stop solution for inspired floor and bedroom furnishings.

TypePublic
Founded1988
HQPurfleet, GB
Websitecarpetright.plc.uk
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2017)3,206(+7%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£386.4 M(-12%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£1.7(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Carpetright

Wilf Walsh

Wilf Walsh

CEO
Bob Ivell

Bob Ivell

Non-Executive Chairman
Jemima Bird

Jemima Bird

Non-Executive Director
David Clifford

David Clifford

Non-Executive Director
Jeremy Simpson

Jeremy Simpson

Chief Financial Officer
Pauline Best

Pauline Best

Non-Executive Director
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Carpetright Office Locations

Carpetright has offices in Purfleet, Aberdeen, Andover, Basingstoke and in 33 other locations
Purfleet, GB (HQ)
Purfleet Bypass
London, GB
172 Arlington Rd, Camden Town
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Carpetright Financials and Metrics

Carpetright Revenue

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Carpetright's revenue was reported to be £386.4 m in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

386.4m

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

210.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

54.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(22.0m)

EBIT (FY, 2019)

(16.4m)

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

112.1m

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

1.7

Cash (27-Apr-2019)

15.4m

EV

139.5m
Carpetright's current market capitalization is £112.1 m.
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

456.8m457.6m443.8m386.4m

Revenue growth, %

(3%)0%(3%)

Cost of goods sold

182.6m188.2m194.2m176.0m

Gross profit

274.2m269.4m249.6m210.4m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

13.2m16.0k4.6m24.0k8.6m16.2m6.2m13.3m13.3m5.2m9.3m20.7m8.9m17.4m8.3m8.3m9.6m7.9m6.3m7.3m8.3m12.5m6.6m15.4m

Accounts Receivable

2.4m3.4m2.3m2.0m2.4m3.0m4.8m4.2m5.2m5.6m4.7m4.9m4.4m4.8m7.5m8.5m5.3m5.0m4.4m10.7m8.2m12.7m11.9m1.5m

Inventories

17.5m20.6m23.0m22.9m22.3m28.5m30.9m40.7m34.5m30.9m32.6m35.9m40.1m43.2m41.3m38.7m38.3m37.6m33.9m34.1m41.6m41.1m35.7m43.7m

Current Assets

38.5m31.8m39.2m33.4m42.6m55.8m53.6m74.2m67.9m62.9m67.6m83.3m81.8m95.0m87.7m79.8m72.0m65.3m60.0m66.6m69.9m79.4m67.7m72.0m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

17.1m22.5m20.7m17.8m25.6m31.7m36.4m36.7m48.9m52.2m44.1m46.3m42.8m11.8m15.8m4.6m11.0m(6.6m)(3.6m)4.5m10.1m700.0k(64.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

25.4m37.1m45.3m36.2m47.1m58.8m56.4m72.6m91.5m72.6m71.8m64.3m54.7m7.8m41.4m9.4m21.2m14.6m9.2m21.4m8.3m5.5m(24.7m)(26.7m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(8.1m)

Dividends Paid

11.1m15.4m17.5m16.9m17.9m20.4m24.8m27.5m30.4m32.1m31.9m33.9m35.2m22.8m12.0m
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Carpetright Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

97/100

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Carpetright Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Carpetright Online and Social Media Presence

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Carpetright News and Updates

Carpetright accepts cut-price £15m rescue deal from Meditor

Carpetright has accepted a cut-price £15.2m bid from its largest shareholder amid fears it cannot pay off its debt pile. [...] The post Carpetright accepts cut-price £15m rescue deal from Meditor appeared first on CityAM.

Form 8.3 - Carpetright plc

FORM 8.3

Carpetright mulls cut-price £15m takeover bid from largest shareholder

Embattled retailer Carpetright is in last ditch rescue talks with its biggest investor. The flooring specialist is mulling a £15.2m [...] The post Carpetright mulls cut-price £15m takeover bid from largest shareholder appeared first on CityAM.

Major investor swallows £41m of Carpetright debt

One of Carpetright’s largest shareholders has paid to take on £40.7m of the retailer’s debt, sending shares surging. Meditor European [...] The post Major investor swallows £41m of Carpetright’s huge debt pile appeared first on CityAM.

Carpetright shares: Undervalued or overexcited?

By Graeme Evans from interactive investor. Carpetright’s peak trading period straddles the next Brexit deadline, but speculators are not put off. Carpetright (LSE:CPR) and [...] The post Carpetright shares: Undervalued or overexcited? appeared first on CityAM.

Carpetright narrows losses as turnaround plan remains on track

Carpetright has reported a narrowing of losses and a return to like-for-like sales growth for the full year as it [...] The post Carpetright narrows losses as turnaround plan remains on track appeared first on CityAM.
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Carpetright Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Carpetright founded?

    Carpetright was founded in 1988.

  • Who are Carpetright key executives?

    Carpetright's key executives are Wilf Walsh, Bob Ivell and Jemima Bird.

  • How many employees does Carpetright have?

    Carpetright has 3,206 employees.

  • What is Carpetright revenue?

    Latest Carpetright annual revenue is £386.4 m.

  • What is Carpetright revenue per employee?

    Latest Carpetright revenue per employee is £120.5 k.

  • Who are Carpetright competitors?

    Competitors of Carpetright include Lumber Liquidators, iHome and Auping.

  • Where is Carpetright headquarters?

    Carpetright headquarters is located at Purfleet Bypass, Purfleet.

  • Where are Carpetright offices?

    Carpetright has offices in Purfleet, Aberdeen, Andover, Basingstoke and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does Carpetright have?

    Carpetright has 37 offices.