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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
Websitefutureplc.com
Employee Ratings3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)1,225
Job Openings3
Revenue (FY, 2018)£124.6 M(+48%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)£18.8 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Future plc Office Locations

Future plc has offices in Alexandria, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and in 6 other locations
North Sydney, AU
10 100 Walker St
Bath, GB
Quay House, The Ambury
Bournemouth, GB
Richmond House, Richmond Hill
Bromsgrove, GB
6ez, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Rd
London, GB
1-10 Praed Mews, Paddington
London, GB
4th floor, 4-8 Emerson St
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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 (18-Sept-2020)

1.8b

Closing stock price (18-Sept-2020)

18.8

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

6.4m
Future plc's current market capitalization is £1.8 b.
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
GBPFY, 1999

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Future plc Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Mobile NationsFebruary 28, 2019$120 m

Future plc Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

95/100

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Future plc Online and Social Media Presence

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Future plc News and Updates

Future plc Launches Call For Nominations Recognizing Technology Industry Leaders

NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Future plc (LSE: FUTR), the global platform for specialist media, announced today, the start of nominations for its Future 50 awards. The publisher of worldwide technology-based publications, which include Tom's Guide, TechRadar, iMore, Android...

Future plc Blogs

Rachel Addison joins Future as new Chief Finance Officer

As part of the successful acquisition of TI Media, which completed in April, Rachel Addison... The post Rachel Addison joins Future as new Chief Finance Officer appeared first on Future.

Future plc acquires TI Media

Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, today announces the completion of the acquisition... The post Future plc acquires TI Media appeared first on Future.

Future Plc announces an update on the acquisition of TI Media

Future Plc, the global platform for specialist media, today announces an update on the acquisition... The post Future Plc announces an update on the acquisition of TI Media appeared first on Future.

Future Plc announces the launch of Metal Hammer Japan

Future Plc, the global platform for specialist media, announces the launch of Metal Hammer Japan... The post Future Plc announces the launch of Metal Hammer Japan appeared first on Future.

Future Plc’s Mobile Industry Awards 2020 in collaboration with mind

Organised by Future Publishing, the 2020 Mobile Industry Awards is delighted to announce a collaboration... The post Future Plc’s Mobile Industry Awards 2020 in collaboration with mind appeared first on Future.

Future plc today announces the launch of FourFourTwo Turkey

The world’s largest English-speaking football magazine, FourFourTwo, has expanded with the exciting arrival of its... The post Future plc today announces the launch of FourFourTwo Turkey appeared first on Future.
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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 1,225 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 £101.7 k.

  • Who are Future plc competitors?

    Competitors of Future plc include Wassup Laundry, DisplayNote Technologies and Yapp.

  • Where are Future plc offices?

    Future plc has offices in Alexandria, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Future plc have?

    Future plc has 12 offices.