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Premier Foods PLC

ISIN: GB00B7N0K053 | Ticker: PFD | LEI: 213800ZD5I8XHNMCJA67
Sector: Consumer StaplesSub-Industry: Food Distributors
Country: United Kingdom

About Premier Foods PLC

Company Description

Premier Foods PLC is a leading British food manufacturing company headquartered in St Albans, Hertfordshire. The company has a diverse portfolio of well-known brands that include Bisto, Mr Kipling, Oxo, Sharwood's, and Cadbury's cakes. Founded in 1975, Premier Foods has grown to become one of the largest food manufacturing companies in the United Kingdom, with over 4,000 employees and a presence in more than 10 countries.

The company has a strong commitment to quality and innovation, with a focus on creating products that meet the ever-changing preferences of consumers. Premier Foods operates in various segments of the food industry, including grocery, bakery, and sweet treats, and has a reputation for producing products that are not only delicious but also sustainable and environmentally friendly.

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Premier House, Centrium Business Park, Griffiths Way, AL1 2RE St. Albans – United Kingdom

Financial statements

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Line item in (gbp) 29.03.2020 04.04.2021 03.04.2022 02.04.2023
Assets N/A 2,274,900,000.00 2,533,500,000.00 N/A
Noncurrent Assets N/A 2,118,400,000.00 2,302,200,000.00 N/A
Property Plant And Equipment N/A 192,100,000.00 190,900,000.00 N/A
Goodwill N/A 646,000,000.00 646,000,000.00 N/A
Intangible Assets Other Than Goodwill N/A 317,200,000.00 293,500,000.00 N/A
Deferred Tax Assets N/A 28,400,000.00 23,100,000.00 N/A
Noncurrent Recognised Assets Defined Benefit Plan N/A 934,700,000.00 1,148,700,000.00 960,100,000.00
Current Assets N/A 156,500,000.00 231,300,000.00 N/A
Inventories N/A 68,800,000.00 78,100,000.00 N/A
Trade And Other Current Receivables N/A 83,400,000.00 96,500,000.00 N/A
Cash and cash equivalents N/A 4,200,000.00 54,300,000.00 64,400,000.00
Current Derivative Financial Assets N/A 100,000.00 2,400,000.00 800,000.00
Equity 1,680,000,000.00 1,183,600,000.00 1,506,900,000.00 N/A
Issued Capital N/A 85,500,000.00 86,300,000.00 N/A
Retained Earnings N/A 755,100,000.00 1,076,700,000.00 N/A
Share Premium N/A 600,000.00 1,500,000.00 N/A
Merger Reserve N/A 351,700,000.00 351,700,000.00 351,700,000.00
Liabilities N/A 1,091,300,000.00 1,026,600,000.00 N/A
Noncurrent Liabilities N/A 827,600,000.00 767,900,000.00 N/A
Noncurrent Provisions N/A 8,400,000.00 8,300,000.00 N/A
Deferred Tax Liabilities N/A 85,800,000.00 212,900,000.00 N/A
Noncurrent Recognised Liabilities Defined Benefit Plan N/A 394,800,000.00 203,800,000.00 194,600,000.00
Other Noncurrent Liabilities N/A 7,100,000.00 5,700,000.00 12,900,000.00
Longterm Borrowings N/A 315,200,000.00 323,200,000.00 324,400,000.00
Current Liabilities N/A 263,700,000.00 258,700,000.00 N/A
Current Provisions N/A 6,200,000.00 2,300,000.00 N/A
Trade And Other Current Payables N/A 249,800,000.00 254,000,000.00 N/A
Current Derivative Financial Liabilities N/A 2,300,000.00 300,000.00 500,000.00
Line item in (gbp) 29.03.2020/
Revenue 947,000,000.00 900,500,000.00 N/A
Profit Loss From Operating Activities 152,600,000.00 131,100,000.00 N/A
Finance Income 6,400,000.00 500,000.00 N/A
Finance Costs 36,200,000.00 29,000,000.00 N/A
Profit Loss Before Tax 122,800,000.00 102,600,000.00 N/A
Income Tax Expense Continuing Operations 16,800,000.00 25,100,000.00 N/A
Profit (loss) 106,000,000.00 77,500,000.00 91,600,000.00
Profit Loss Attributable To Owners Of Parent 106,000,000.00 77,500,000.00 N/A
Line item in (gbp) 04.04.2021 03.04.2022 02.04.2023
Profit (loss) 106,000,000.00 77,500,000.00 91,600,000.00
Cash Flows From Used In Operations 118,200,000.00 110,900,000.00 N/A
Interest Paid Classified As Operating Activities 34,100,000.00 21,200,000.00 N/A
Interest Received Classified As Operating Activities 1,500,000.00 400,000.00 N/A
Cash Flows From Used In Operating Activities 85,600,000.00 90,100,000.00 N/A
Proceeds From Sales Of Property Plant And Equipment Classified As Investing Activities 100,000.00 0.00 N/A
Purchase Of Property Plant And Equipment Classified As Investing Activities 18,000,000.00 19,500,000.00 N/A
Purchase Of Intangible Assets Classified As Investing Activities 5,600,000.00 3,700,000.00 N/A
Interest Received Classified As Investing Activities 4,700,000.00 0.00 N/A
Cash Flows From Used In Investing Activities 13,800,000.00 -23,200,000.00 N/A
Proceeds From Issuing Shares 1,700,000.00 1,700,000.00 N/A
Payments To Acquire Or Redeem Entitys Shares 200,000.00 400,000.00 N/A
Proceeds From Borrowings Classified As Financing Activities 0.00 330,000,000.00 N/A
Repayments Of Borrowings Classified As Financing Activities 275,000,000.00 320,000,000.00 N/A
Payments Of Lease Liabilities Classified As Financing Activities 2,700,000.00 3,300,000.00 N/A
Dividends Paid Classified As Financing Activities 0.00 8,500,000.00 N/A
Cash Flows From Used In Financing Activities -276,200,000.00 -13,700,000.00 N/A
Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents after effect of exchange rate changes -176,800,000.00 53,200,000.00 9,100,000.00
Cash and cash equivalents 4,200,000.00 54,300,000.00 64,400,000.00

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