IG Design

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Name IG Design
Epic IGR
Sector Nondurable Household Products
ISIN GB0004526900
Activites IG Design Group plc (formerly International Greetings plc) is the largest consumer gift packaging business in the world. It is a designer, innovator and manufacturer of products that help people celebrate life's special occasions. Design Group works with more than 10,000 customers in over 80 countries throughout the UK, Europe, Australia, Asia and the Americas. Its products are found in over 200,000 retail outlets, including several of the world's biggest retailers, for example Walmart, Tesco, Amazon, Carrefour and Aldi. Its brand, Tom Smith, also holds the Royal Warrant for the supply of Christmas crackers and Christmas wrapping paper to the Royal family. Design Group is a diverse business operating across multiple regions, categories, seasons and brands. Its four core categories are: Celebrations, Stationery and Creative Play, Gifting, and Not-for-resale paper bags. It offers customers a full end-to-end service from design through to distribution, offering both branded and bespoke products from the value-focused through to the higher-margin ends of the market. The recently completed acquisition of Impact Innovations Inc. has significantly increased the scale of the Group and added to the Celebrations category with seasonal home décor product range providing a further opportunity for growth.
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Key numbers

Latest Share price (p) 645.00 Net gearing (%) 25.48
Market capitalisation (£m) 501.56 Gross gearing (%) 32.92
Shares in issue (m) 78.62 Debt ratio 4.02
P/E ratio 39.38 Debt-to-equity ratio 0.09
Total dividends per share (p) 8.50 Assets / equity ratio 1.49
Dividend yield (%) 1.33 Price to book value 2.86
Dividend cover 1.91 ROCE (%) 9.45
Earning per share (p) 16.20 EPS growth (%) -24.30
52-week high / low (p) 660.00 / 518.00 DPS growth (%) 41.67

Results at a glance

Date Type Turnover (£m) Profit (£m) Basic EPS Currency
31 Mar 2019 Full Year 448 13 16.20 GBP
31 Mar 2018 Full Year 328 14 21.40 GBP
31 Mar 2017 Full Year 311 10 15.70 GBP

Dividend history

Period Ex-date Pay-date Net dividend Currency Total for year
H2 Dividend 01 Aug 2019 16 Sep 2019 6.00 GBX 8.50
H1 Dividend 06 Dec 2018 18 Jan 2019 2.50 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 05 Jul 2018 06 Sep 2018 4.00 GBX 6.00
H1 Dividend 07 Dec 2017 18 Jan 2018 2.00 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 06 Jul 2017 07 Sep 2017 2.75 GBX 4.50
H1 Dividend 08 Dec 2016 17 Jan 2017 1.75 GBX 0.00
H2 Dividend 07 Jul 2016 21 Sep 2016 1.75 GBX 2.50
H1 Dividend 10 Dec 2015 19 Jan 2016 0.75 GBX 0.00

Contact details

Company name IG DEsign Group
Address 7, Water End Barns, Water End, Eversholt, Bedfordshire MK17 9EA.
Telephone +44 (0)1908 887310
Website http://www.thedesigngroup.com/

Advisors

Company's broker Cenkos Securities Limited
Company's joint broker n/a
NOMAD Cenkos Securities Limited
Registrar Capita Registrars
Auditors Ernst & Young LLP
Solicitors n/a

Directors

Appointed Director Position
02 Jan 2018 Giles Kirkley Willits Chief Financial Officer
31 Oct 1995 Stig Anders Hedlund Deputy Chairman
17 Oct 2012 Lance Andrew Burn Executive Director
27 May 2005 Paul Elliott Fineman Group Chief Executive
28 Apr 2010 John Stuart Northcliffe Charlton Non-Executive Chairman
31 Jan 2012 Dr Elaine Amanda Bond Non-Executive Director
01 Jan 2016 Mark Ian Tentori Non-Executive Director

Company financials

Assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Reporting date 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2018 31 Mar 2017
Tangible assets 40 36 33
Intangible asssets and goodwill 84 37 34
Investments and other non-current assets 4 3 5
Total non-current assets 127 75 72
Inventory / work in progress 70 49 49
Trade and other receivables 45 37 30
Cash and equivalents 19 9 4
Other current assets and asset held for resale 0 0 0
Total of all assets 262 171 155
Liabilities (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Short term liabilities 79 63 60
Long term liabilities 7 7 4
Other liabilites / pension etc 0 0 0
Total of all liabilities 86 70 65
Net assets (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Net assets 176 101 90
Equity (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Share capital 4 3 3
Minority interests 4 4 4
Retained earnings 76 65 53
Share premium account 72 8 8
Other equity 20 20 21
Total equity 176 101 90
Cash Flow (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Cash from operating activities 39 17 28
Cashflow before financing -29 5 20
Increase / decrease in Cash 11 7 -3
Income (£m) 2019 2018 2017
Turnover 448 328 311
Cost of sales 366 258 249
Gross profit 83 70 62
Operating profit 20 21 14
Pre-tax profit 17 20 13
Profit / loss for the year 13 14 10