|Bid||803.00 x 0|
|Ask||804.50 x 0|
|Day's range||800.00 - 829.00|
|52-week range||752.00 - 1,557.73|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||1.12|
|PE ratio (TTM)||10.87|
|Earnings date||14 Sept 2022|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.37 (4.47%)|
|Ex-dividend date||17 Mar 2022|
|1y target est||1,029.50|
Alison Brittain is set to join the chain’s board on September 7 and take over from current chairman Andy Harrison before he leaves next year.
Move comes as retailer posts 16% boost in yearly sales despite fourth quarter cost of living drop
The company appointed Alison Brittain, who is retiring as the chief executive of Premier Inn-owner Whitbread at the end of fiscal 2023, as its chair designate and non-executive director. Dunelm, which started selling ready-made curtains more than four decades ago and went on to become one of the UK's largest homeware stores, is seeing a pick-up in business as Britons rush to its stores to ready their homes and gardens for summer. "The macro outlook remains uncertain and we cannot predict exactly how consumers will respond to the increasing pressures on their finances," Chief Executive Officer Nick Wilkinson said, adding that the company was not immune to the inflationary pressures on consumers.