- Origin Enterprises expects to achieve FY adjusted diluted EPS of 44-46 cents, which reflects an underlying growth in group operating profit of 8-11% on a constant currency basis.

The agri-services group said it had achieved higher underlying revenues and margins in the seasonally important Q3, supported by robust activity levels on-farm.

"Generally settled weather throughout the first nine months of the financial year combined with an improved short term planning environment for primary producers has supported higher demand for agronomy services and inputs across the Group's operations," it added.

"The performance in the third quarter is set against a 2016 comparative period when activity levels on-farm were adversely impacted by weather and late spring growing conditions.

"Reflecting the significant seasonality profile of the Group's operations, Origin will earn substantially all of its profits in the second half of the financial year."

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