Goals Soccer Centres (GOAL)

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 217.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.000p
  • 52 Week High: 234.50
  • 52 Week Low: 164.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 58.47m
  • Volume: 25,245
  • Market Cap: £127.16m
  • RiskGrade: 54
  • Beta: 0.13

All-square at half-time at Goals Soccer

Date: Friday 01 Jul 2011

LONDON (ShareCast) - Goals Soccer Centres, the five-a-side football pitches operator, saw sales rise 3% on a like-for-like basis in the first half of 2011.

The impact of the contested value added tax (VAT) on block bookings by teams to fulfil their league fixtures has resulted in overall like-for-like sales being flat.

The company is embroiled in a disagreement with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) office over whether commercially operated sports leagues should be standard rated for VAT purposes. The legal challenge to HMRC's is expected to take around nine months. "Until our position is confirmed, our sales and profits will continue to be reduced by approximately £0.65m per annum," the company said.

The company has targeted the opening of four new centres this year and is on track to achieve this, within budget. The most recent opening, in Hull, kicked off in May and initial trading is said to be satisfactory.


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GOAL Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 217.50p
Change Today 0.000p
% Change 0.00 %
52 Week High 234.50
52 Week Low 164.50
Volume 25,245
Shares Issued 58.47m
Market Cap £127.16m
Beta 0.13
RiskGrade 54

GOAL Star Ratings

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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
66.92% below the market average66.92% below the market average66.92% below the market average66.92% below the market average66.92% below the market average
38.89% below the sector average38.89% below the sector average38.89% below the sector average38.89% below the sector average38.89% below the sector average
Price Trend
72.60% above the market average72.60% above the market average72.60% above the market average72.60% above the market average72.60% above the market average
70.00% above the sector average70.00% above the sector average70.00% above the sector average70.00% above the sector average70.00% above the sector average
Income
88.08% below the market average88.08% below the market average88.08% below the market average88.08% below the market average88.08% below the market average
76% below the sector average76% below the sector average76% below the sector average76% below the sector average76% below the sector average
Growth
40.16% above the market average40.16% above the market average40.16% above the market average40.16% above the market average40.16% above the market average
44.62% above the sector average44.62% above the sector average44.62% above the sector average44.62% above the sector average44.62% above the sector average

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