Bloomsbury Publishing Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1986

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 986


  • Stock Symbol
  • BMY

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 26

  • Share Price
  • $9.18
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

Bloomsbury Publishing General Information


Bloomsbury Publishing PLC is a publisher of books and other media for general readers, children, students, researchers, and professionals. It offers authors access to these multiple markets in multiple formats throughout the world in print, through e-books, digital downloads, and apps in schools, libraries, universities, and in terrestrial and internet bookshops. The company divisions are Consumer and Non-Consumer. Consumer division is split out into Children's Trade and Adult Trade; and Non-Consumer split between Academic and Professional, Education, Special Interest, and Content Services. It derives maximum revenue from the Consumer division segment. The company operates in the UK, North America, and other countries.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 31 Bedford Avenue
  • London WC1B 3AT
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

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Bloomsbury Publishing Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$9.18 $9.19 $4.46 - $9.44 $748M 81.4M 189K $0.50

Bloomsbury Publishing Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 29-Feb-2024 FY 2024 29-Feb-2024 FY 2023 28-Feb-2023 FY 2022 28-Feb-2022
EV 523,038 523,038 373,977 401,084
Revenue 428,818 428,818 320,124 315,678
EBITDA 67,506 67,506 46,137 44,541
Net Income 40,416 40,416 24,538 23,171
Total Assets 470,602 470,602 380,034 386,737
Total Debt 11,272 11,272 12,847 16,347
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Bloomsbury Publishing Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Bloomsbury Publishing Comparisons

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Bloomsbury Publishing Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Routledge Books Formerly PE-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 000000&0
John Wiley & Sons Corporation Hoboken, NJ 0000 00000000
Leadstart Venture Capital-Backed Mumbai, India 00 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
Springer Nature Private Equity-Backed Heidelberg, Germany 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
SAGE Publishing Private Debt Financed Thousand Oaks, CA 0000 0000 000000000 0000
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Bloomsbury Publishing Patents

Bloomsbury Publishing Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-9520586-D0 Indexing system and method Active 09-Oct-1995 000000000
GB-2305894-A Book index Active 09-Oct-1995 000000000 0
GB-2305894-B Indexing system and method Inactive 09-Oct-1995 B42F21/12 0

Bloomsbury Publishing Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat
Nigel Newton Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Penny Scott-Bayfield Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Board Member
Rajiv Beri Managing Director, India
Kathleen Farrar Managing Director of Group Sales and Marketing
Maya Abu-Deeb General Counsel, Legal & Secretary, Administration
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Bloomsbury Publishing Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
0000 00000 Bloomsbury Publishing Non-Executive Director, Chair of the Remuneration Committee and Member of Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. 000 0000
00000 00000-000000 Bloomsbury Publishing Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Board Member 000 0000
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Bloomsbury Publishing Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Bloomsbury Publishing Investments & Acquisitions (26)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Rowman & Littlefield (Academic Publishing Business) 29-May-2024 0000000000 0000 Publishing 00000 000
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group 29-May-2024 0000000000 0000 Publishing
ABC-CLIO 16-Dec-2021 0000000000 000.00 Publishing 00000 000
Head of Zeus 02-Jun-2021 0000000000 0000 Publishing 00000 000
Macmillan Education (Red Globe Press) 01-Jun-2021 Merger/Acquisition 00.000 Publishing 00000 000
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Bloomsbury Publishing Subsidiaries (11)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
The Continuum International Publishing Group Publishing London, United Kingdom 1999
Hart Publishing Publishing Oxford, United Kingdom 0000
Christopher Helm (Publishers) Publishing London, United Kingdom 0000
Oberon Books Publishing London, United Kingdom 0000
Bloomsbury Professional Publishing West Sussex, United Kingdom 0000
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Bloomsbury Publishing ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated July, 04, 2023

14.1 | Low Risk

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Bloomsbury Publishing Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Bloomsbury Journals 01-Mar-2008 000000000000000000 Completed
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Bloomsbury Verlag 01-Mar-2003 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Bloomsbury Publishing FAQs

  • When was Bloomsbury Publishing founded?

    Bloomsbury Publishing was founded in 1986.

  • Who is the founder of Bloomsbury Publishing?

    Nigel Newton is the founder of Bloomsbury Publishing.

  • Who is the CEO of Bloomsbury Publishing?

    Nigel Newton is the CEO of Bloomsbury Publishing.

  • Where is Bloomsbury Publishing headquartered?

    Bloomsbury Publishing is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Bloomsbury Publishing?

    Bloomsbury Publishing has 986 total employees.

  • What industry is Bloomsbury Publishing in?

    Bloomsbury Publishing’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is Bloomsbury Publishing a private or public company?

    Bloomsbury Publishing is a Public company.

  • What is Bloomsbury Publishing’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Bloomsbury Publishing is BMY.

  • What is the current stock price of Bloomsbury Publishing?

    As of 18-Jul-2024 the stock price of Bloomsbury Publishing is $9.18.

  • What is the current market cap of Bloomsbury Publishing?

    The current market capitalization of Bloomsbury Publishing is $748M.

  • What is Bloomsbury Publishing’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Bloomsbury Publishing is $429M.

  • Who are Bloomsbury Publishing’s competitors?

    Routledge Books, John Wiley & Sons, Leadstart, Springer Nature, and SAGE Publishing are some of the 6 competitors of Bloomsbury Publishing.

  • What is Bloomsbury Publishing’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Bloomsbury Publishing’s EPS for 12 months was $0.50.

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