|Bid||0.00 x 134200|
|Ask||360.00 x 90700|
|Day's range||281.80 - 302.40|
|52-week range||209.98 - 334.40|
|PE ratio (TTM)||78.53|
|Earnings date||21 May 2018 - 25 May 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.01 (0.44%)|
|1y target est||334.22|
Peppa Pig drove a doubling of pre-tax profits at parent company Entertainment One as the popularity of the children’s series continued to spread. Pre-tax profits rose to £77.6m in the year to the end of March, up from £35.9m last year. “Peppa Pig continues to engage and delight children in important markets such as the UK, the US and China, where we have just started to implement our licensing programme,” the firm said.
Gabelli & Company will host its 10th Annual Entertainment & Broadcasting Conference on June 7 in New York City. This research meeting will feature presentations by senior management of leading broadcasting and entertainment companies, with an emphasis on industry dynamics, new technologies, and company fundamentals.
Shares in Entertainment One dropped more than 2 per cent in early trading after the media group warned of lower earnings next year due to TV network ABC’s decision to cancel political drama Designated Survivor. The show, which first aired in 2016, stars Kiefer Sutherland as the politician forced to take on the role of US President after an explosion leaves the original President and his entire cabinet dead. ABC announced it was axing Designated Survivor over the weekend, and Entertainment One said in a statement to the London Stock Exchange on Monday that it is in “active discussions with other parties for further series of the show”.
Peppa Pig is beefing up the revenues of TV and film company Entertainment One as its popularity expands in global markets. In its latest trading update, Entertainment One said it expects revenue from its family division, which includes its most popular children’s animations, to rise by 50 per cent in the year ending 31 March. Strong growth in the firm’s family division offset a lower than expected performance in its film unit.
Darren Throop, Chief Executive Officer, Entertainment One (“eOne” or “the Company”), has named Mark Gordon President and Chief Content Officer, Film, Television and Digital. In this newly-created role, Gordon will lead the Company’s creative units.
Darren Throop, Chief Executive Officer, Entertainment One , has named Mark Gordon President and Chief Content Officer, Film, Television and Digital. In this newly-created role, Gordon will lead the Company’s creative units.
Entertainment One (eOne) unveils images of Daddy Pig, the much loved character from preschool TV series Peppa Pig, who is supporting this year's Movember campaign for the first time to raise funds for the global men's health charity throughout November 2017. Daddy Pig and friends will be growing their moustaches and encouraging dads across the UK to get active and stay healthy. To donate and keep up to date with Daddy Pig's progress, visit: https://mobro.co/daddypiguk.
Entertainment One Ltd (Other OTC: ENTMF - news) , maker of children's TV show Peppa Pig, received just enough support to pass a string of resolutions on management pay at a shareholder meeting on Wednesday. Resolutions such as the directors' remuneration report, the directors' remuneration policy and amendments to the long-term incentive plan passed with votes in favour ranging between 52.64 and 61.81 percent of total votes cast. London financial newspaper City A.M. reported earlier that Entertainment One faced a shareholder revolt over a plan to award its chief executive, Darren Throop, a 7.6 million pound ($10 million) payout and a large pay rise.
A movie financing company with credits including the Hollywood hits La La Land and Nocturnal Animals is plotting a blockbuster premiere on the London stock market that will value it at several hundred million pounds. Sky News has learnt that Film Finances Inc, which is headquartered in Los Angeles, has begun talks with top City investors about a flotation expected to take place during the summer. Sources said on Thursday that Film Finances Inc, which provides financiers with an assurance that film projects get completed on time and budget, had been planning a London flotation for several months.