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Future plc is an international publishing and media group, and a leading digital business. Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 200 print publications, websites and events. Our focus is in the core areas of consumer technology, games, entertainment, music and photography. Over 57 million users globally visit our web properties each month, 16 million people follow us across the main social media networks and we have quarter of a million digital subscribers worldwide.
Behind our titles is a team of world-class journalists, designers, developers and editors whose passion is to connect, inspire and entertain our global audience. Sitting alongside are a team of business specialists who support every aspect of Future’s operation. Collectively we love to innovate and improve what we do, ultimately to bring the best content to our readers as well as great commercial opportunities for our advertising partners. Future people are passionate about their business area, and live and breathe what they do. Working alongside others with a similar mindset creates a dynamic and enjoyable place to come to work each day. After all, it’s not every business where you can combine your passions and interests with the job you do.
Future attracts enthusiastic, energetic and entrepreneurial people across all disciplines. We are looking for the best talent to join our team so why not have a look at our current updates and see what opportunities are available? We’d love to hear from you.

TypePublic
Founded1984
HQBath, GB
Websitefutureplc.com
Employee Ratings3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Nov 2018)634
Revenue (FY, 2018)£124.6 M(+48%)
Share Price (Oct 2017)£3.5 (+2%)

Future plc Office Locations

Future plc has offices in Bath, Birmingham, London, Warwickshire and in 3 other locations
Bath, GB (HQ)
Quay House, The Ambury
London, GB
1-10 Praed Mews, Paddington
Warwickshire, GB
Tancred Cl
North Sydney, AU
10 100 Walker St
New York, US
79 Madison Ave
San Francisco, US
716 Market St #358, San Francisco
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Future plc Financials and Metrics

Future plc Revenue

Future plc's revenue was reported to be £124.60 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

124.6m

Net income (FY, 2018)

2.9m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

(1.4m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

5.3m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

122.8m

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

3.5

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

6.4m
Future plc's current market capitalization is £122.8 m.
GBPFY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

174.0m254.0m174.1m165.3m182.7m133.0m212.3m224.9m165.7m162.9m153.1m151.5m141.7m123.5m82.6m66.0m59.8m59.0m84.4m124.6m

Revenue growth, %

(20%)(9%)(1%)

Cost of goods sold

114.8m196.8m128.4m103.2m116.0m89.2m144.7m160.0m112.7m108.2m104.0m104.6m99.9m

Gross profit

59.2m57.1m45.7m62.1m66.7m43.8m67.6m64.9m53.0m54.7m49.1m46.9m41.8m
GBPFY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

18.9m10.8m13.0m18.6m11.3m12.0m10.7m20.0m14.2m8.4m14.6m13.3m12.5m8.5m4.6m7.5m2.5m2.9m10.1m6.4m

Accounts Receivable

43.0m50.6m24.4m24.5m34.1m31.0m37.9m31.2m21.9m24.3m19.5m19.0m17.5m20.3m14.9m12.8m10.7m8.6m9.7m29.4m

Inventories

5.9m8.8m3.5m3.6m3.5m5.0m6.2m4.9m3.1m3.9m3.3m3.4m3.5m1.9m1.9m600.0k500.0k400.0k700.0k

Current Assets

74.6m80.2m59.2m55.5m66.0m59.0m67.1m64.3m47.9m41.9m41.2m40.8m38.6m30.7m28.1m22.9m19.4m15.8m24.5m44.1m
GBPFY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(6.7m)(60.8m)(123.3m)6.2m2.7m(700.0k)(11.0m)(47.2m)7.4m6.8m2.8m5.5m(19.3m)200.0k(2.3m)(34.9m)(2.0m)(14.4m)1.6m2.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

16.4m1.6m6.5m27.0m22.6m7.4m9.8m20.6m12.2m11.4m(4.9m)11.8m3.9m(300.0k)1.3m(2.8m)(2.5m)2.0m10.0m9.8m

Dividends Paid

4.0m4.9m5.8m5.9m3.2m3.5m3.3m1.6m333.5m

Cash From Financing Activities

46.8m34.2m(26.2m)(19.0m)5.9m(100.0k)45.7m(3.6m)(16.9m)(13.1m)(10.3m)(11.5m)(1.1m)(3.3m)(11.4m)(13.0m)2.0m1.9m31.5m106.3m
GBPY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Future plc Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Mobile NationsFebruary 28, 2019$120 m

Future plc Online and Social Media Presence

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Future plc Blogs

Future accelerates Mobile Nations earnout payment

Future is excited to announce that it’s accelerating its earnout payments to Mobile Nations following... The post Future accelerates Mobile Nations earnout payment appeared first on Future.

Future plc Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Future plc founded?

    Future plc was founded in 1984.

  • How many employees does Future plc have?

    Future plc has 634 employees.

  • What is Future plc revenue?

    Latest Future plc annual revenue is £124.6 m.

  • What is Future plc revenue per employee?

    Latest Future plc revenue per employee is £196.5 k.

  • Who are Future plc competitors?

    Competitors of Future plc include adenin Technologies, DisplayNote Technologies and FishBrain.

  • Where is Future plc headquarters?

    Future plc headquarters is located at Quay House, The Ambury, Bath.

  • Where are Future plc offices?

    Future plc has offices in Bath, Birmingham, London, Warwickshire and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Future plc have?

    Future plc has 8 offices.