- Healthcare and communications group Huntsworth said it would 'at least' hit market consensus profit estimates for 2018.

The consensus estimate currently stood at £29.4m.

'Trading has been led by continuing strong growth in the medical and immersive divisions, with both showing double-digit annual revenue growth,' the company said.

Revenue at the marketing division fell 3% on a like-for-like basis, though growth had turned positive in the second half.

Revenue decline at the communications division had stablised at 5%, while the second half margin improved over the first half.

'The group is focused on delivering superior growth led by its healthcare agencies and recent acquisitions continue to complement this,' Huntsworth said.

'Management is confident about the group's future trading and expects continued good growth across all of its businesses into 2019.'

At 2:54pm: [LON:HNT] Huntsworth PLC share price was +8.75p at 105.75p

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