Company Results for 27 February 2020

  • 27 Feb
    Bakkavor warns on profit amid coronavirus outbreak in China

    Fresh prepared food provider Bakkavor warned on profit amid a 'significant' impact from the coronavirus outbreak in China. The company also reported a plunge in profit as restructuring costs offset...

  • 27 Feb
    Grafton profit declines as merchanting business hit by weaker economic growth

    Builders merchanting group Grafton reported a fall in profit as growth was hurt by a softer backdrop in its UK merchanting business amid weaker economic growth in the second half of the year. For...

  • 27 Feb
    Robust 2019 for PPHE Hotel Group

    Like for like revenue at PPHE Hotel Group rose 5.2% in 2019 to reach £355.8m, as the group completed its £100m real estate investment programme. Ebitda improved by 3.4% to £177.4m on a...

  • 27 Feb
    James Fisher and Sons profit falls on weaker margins

    Marine services provider James Fisher and Sons reported a lower annual profit as margins were hurt amid headwinds in is marine support business. For the year ended 31 December 2019, pre-tax...

  • 27 Feb
    Vesuvius reports drop in revenue

    A significant market deterioration led to a £87.6m drop in revenue for Vesuvius in 2019. The company has reported a decline of trading profit, limited to £15.8m for the year ending December 31,...

  • 27 Feb
    Hikma Pharmaceuticals profit rises on cost cuts, revenue growth

    Hikma Pharmaceuticals reported a rise in profit as cost cuts and higher revenue underpinned performance. For the year ended 31 December 2019, pre-tax profit rose to £49m1 from £293m on-year as...

  • 27 Feb
    Record results for National Express

    National Express saw its revenue jump to £2.74bn in 2019, up from £2.45bn a year previous. In its full year results to December 31, 2019, the business saw its pre-tax profits rise from £177.7m in...

  • 27 Feb
    Vistry Group announces record profits

    Vistry Group has reported a rise in profit before exceptional items and tax of 12% for the year to December 31, 2019. The operating margin rose to 17.0% despite continued backdrop of market...

  • 27 Feb
    WPP reports profit slump

    Pre-tax profit at advertising giant WPP plummeted 22% in 2019 to £982m, with like for like sales falling 1%. Revenue for the year to December 31, 2019, was up 1.4% to £13.23bn, but the firm's...

  • 27 Feb
    Inchape launches £150m buyback; warns of 'modest' profit decline as challenging backdrop to continue

    Inchape warned the challenging auto market would continue reporting a flat profit on weakness in Chile and Hong Kong amid civil unrest, while a stronger yurt hurt demand in Australia. The company...

  • 27 Feb
    British American Tobacco profit fall as volume declines

    British American Tobacco reported lower annual profit on volume declines and legal and restructuring charges. The tobacco giant also said performance of revenue in its 'new categories' division,...

  • 27 Feb
    Reckitt Benckiser reports stable 2019

    Total full year net revenue for Reckitt Benckiser reached £12,846m in 2019, with growth of 0.8% on a like for like basis. The majority of the revenue and profits were generated outside of the UK,...

  • 27 Feb
    Amigo profit slips on higher impairment charges

    Lender Amigo reported a fall in profit as revenue was hurt by higher impairments amid challenges in its collections business. For the nine-month period ended 31 December 2019, pre-tax profit...

  • 27 Feb
    RSA Insurance Group reports strong 2019

    RSA Insurance Group saw an increase in its total underwriting profit of £229m in 2019, according to its preliminary results. The group's underlying earnings per share reached 44.5p, while return...

  • 27 Feb
    Aston Martin losses widen; eyes discounted rights issue to 'reset' business

    Luxury carmaker Aston Martin said it expected earnings to be second-half weighted amid a proposal to raise £500m to 'reset' the business via deeply-discounted right issue after reporting wider...

  • 27 Feb
    Emerging market M&A drives Rentokil profits

    Strong innovation and digital performance pushed Rentokil’s revenue growth up 10.8% in 2019, according to its full year results. Ongoing revenue at the pest control firm were up 8.6%, while...

  • 27 Feb
    Mondi reports fall in revenue in 2019

    Challenging trading conditions has resulted in a 3% fall in group revenue for global packaging supplier, Mondi. According to its final results for the full year to December 31, group revenue in...

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