Sports Direct International is a sports goods retailer that listed in London on 27 February 2007. Billionaire founder Mike Ashley raised over £900m from the float, valuing the firm at more than £2bn. The group operates 465 stores, with 408 in the UK, under various brands including Sports World, Sports Direct and Original Shoe Company. It acquired the famous Lillywhites store located at Piccadilly Circus in central London in 2002. It also owns the rights to some key brands including Dunlop, Slazenger, Kangol and golf brand Donnay.
Sports Direct International Plc Ord 10P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code SPD.L, and is part of the Retailers sector. It has a market capitalisation of £161,805m, with approximately 536m shares in issue. Over the last year, Sports Direct International Plc share price has been traded in a range of 215, hitting a high of 436.10, and a low of 221.10.
Sports Direct International Plc, officially known as Sports Direct International Plc Ord 10P was formed in December of 2006, making the company thirteen years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 30th April 2015, showing a turnover of approximately 2.83 billion GBX with gross profits of 1.24 billion, or 2.3128 per issued share, and a pre-tax profit margin of 11.07%. Sports Direct International Plc currently has 7 directors, and has had 5 previous directors over the last 13 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Grant Thornton Uk Llp, the company showed 323.55 million paid in salaries to the 17,207 staff (average wage of 19 thousand), with the directors receiving an average 69 thousand each. In the accounts filed in 2015, the company paid 0 in dividends. These accounts also showed Sports Direct International Plc to have a net worth of 909.00 million, with 78.32 million held in cash.
Sports Direct International Plc is in the Retailers sector.
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|Shares in Issue||536m|
|52 Week High||436.10|
|52 Week Low||221.10|