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Last Harry Potter film boosts publisher Bloomsbury

Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury said sales picked up from soft trading earlier in the year in July and August, with many bookworms opting to download their summer reading rather than opting for paper copies. The release of the final Harry Potter film has stoked demand for all seven books about th

11 Aug 11 07:11

Sector movers: BSkyB drags media sector lower

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) was dragging the media sector down on Monday, after the satellite broadcaster saw its share price take a further hit as uncertainty over the News Corp takeover raged on. Shares lost 47p (6.27%) in the afternoon to trade at 703p, close to the indicative offer price

11 Jul 11 15:17

Bloomsbury cautious about trading

Publisher Bloomsbury said it remains cautious about current trading amid difficult retail conditions. The group also announced it has bought academic and professional publisher Continuum International Publishing for £20.1m as it beefs up its academic and professional division. Commenting on the a

11 Jul 11 08:06

Wednesday tips round-up: Bloomsbury, Harvey Nash, Avingtrans...

The headline figures in Bloomsbury's results at the end of last week were far from inspiring. But the real highlight of the update was the news that sales of electronic books had rocketed. Of course, the rise of e-books does present challenges for publishers. The most obvious will be the need for co

1 Jun 11 06:31

Bloomsbury e-book sales steal the show

Book publisher Bloomsbury said demand for electronic readers outpaced progress among traditional books. Sales of e-books increased to £1.5m in 2010 from £0.08m in 2009 in what chief executive Nigel Newton hailed as the 'changing the face of the publishing industry.' E-sales in January to March 2011

27 May 11 07:24

Sunday tips round-up: Bloomsbury Publishing, Reckitt

The archives have an extensive back catalogue of historical documents and photographs. These relate to events such as the Titantic disaster and the Magna Carta, and Bloomsbury will publish new print books, ebooks and iPad apps using material from the archive. Bloomsbury shares were recommended beca

24 Apr 11 15:21

Tuesday tips round-up: HSBC, Senior, Bloomsbury...

HSBC looks like a good hold with a high dividend yield of 3.9% and a forecast price earnings multiple for 2011 of 11.2. It is true that Asia offers fantastic earnings opportunities, but there are cheaper ways to gain that exposure and with European recovery priced so cheaply at the moment - Lloyds

1 Mar 11 06:43

Bloomsbury revenue rises 4%

Publisher Bloomsbury reported a decline in annual pre-tax profit, despite rising sales, as it declared a second interim dividend. The Harry Potter publisher said unadjusted pre-tax profit fell to £5.5m for the twelve months ended 31 December 2010 from £7.1m the year before after costs related to a

28 Feb 11 08:14

Bloomsbury in line for FY

Bloomsbury, publisher of the top selling The Finkler Question and the seven Harry Potter books, said that 2010 trading was in line with management expectations. "2010 book sales were excellent, driven by revenues from a broad range of titles across our UK, US and German businesses," said Bloomsbury

13 Jan 11 07:40

Sunday tips round-up: B&B, Northern Rock psbs, Bloomsbury...

Bradford & Bingley and Northern Rock bondholders this weekend have to contemplate whether or not to accept a derisory offer for perpetual subordinated bonds they bought in the two banks many years ago, when they were small but flourishing building societies. Investors who feel they need cash now ma

28 Nov 10 11:30

Bloomsbury lifted by Booker win

Book publisher Bloomsbury is being buoyed by good sales of recent Booker Prize winner The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert, which is now a film. "Overall, business is performing well for the group. The outcome for the year is still dependent on the level

15 Oct 10 07:32

Bloomsbury Publishing Buys Back 12,500 Shares At 113.5P

LONDON (Dow Jones)--Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (BMY.LN) said Friday it has purchased for cancellation 12,500 ordinary shares at an average price of 113.5 pence. MAIN FACTS: -Shares closed Friday at 114.75 pence. -By Tommy Stubbington, Dow Jones Newswires; 44-20-7842-9268; tommy.stubbingt

11 Jun 10 16:57

London midday: Decent morning for Footsie

Footsie has made decent progress this morning helped by gains for utilities and the non-bank and insurance bits of the finance sector. Man Group is the best performer on reflection of yesterday's deal to buy GLG for $1.6bn. Inter-dealer broker ICAP is also in demand, while mezzanine finance lende

18 May 10 12:10

Bloomsbury reports 'excellent' UK trading

Book publisher Bloomsbury said trading has been 'excellent' in the UK in the first quarter. Bestsellers so far have included the 2010 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. Operation Mincemeat, a Second World War spy story by the Times columnist Ben MacIntyre, was a number one bestseller in Januar

18 May 10 09:15

Wednesday tips round-up: Kazakhmys, Domino's Pizza, Bloomsbury

The biggest drawback at copper miner Kazakhmys for now is that the recent recovery in copper prices ? to which Kazakhmys's fortunes are strongly geared ? means that its near-sevenfold share-price rally since the start of last year could run out of steam. At £15.44, or eight times 2010 earnings, an

31 Mar 10 06:40

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