Hunting resumes dividend payments
Hunting 2018 interim dividend
Increased revenue and EBITDA reported in the period and a return to underlying and reported profit before tax.
Gross margin of 31% (H1 2017 - 22%) and EBITDA margin of 16% (H1 2017 - 4%) achieved in the period on the back of a lower cost base and operating leverage benefits.
Hunting Titan and US operations report operating profits as markets improve. Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Middle East and E&P segments remain loss making.
Recommencement of shareholder distributions - interim dividend of 4.0 cents declared, absorbing approximately $6.6m, payable to shareholders on 24 October 2018, with a record date of 5 October 2018.
An interim dividend of 12.96 pence per share, calculated as 30% of the FY19 full year dividend of 43.2 pence per share, will be paid on 27 February 2020 to those members on the register at the close of business on 31 January 2020.Read more
Winkworth ended the year with a strong net cash position and the directors are have announced that the Company will pay an increased dividend of 2.1p (2018: 1.9p) per share for the fourth quarter of 2019, bringing total dividend payments declared for the year to 7.8p (2018: 7.45p).Read more
The Gately (Holdings) Board proposes an interim dividend of 2.9p (H1 19: 2.6p) per share that will be paid on 31 March 2020 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 21 February 2020. The shares will go ex-dividend on 20 February 2020. This ensures shareholders' dividend growth is in line with PAT growth of 12.0% (H1 19: 18.0%).Read more
The Shoe Zone Board is proposing to maintain the final dividend of 8.0p (2018: 8.0p) per share, giving a total ordinary dividend for the year of 11.5p (2018: 11.5p) per share, despite the fall in underlying earnings in the year. They believe that this demonstrates confidence in the future growth of the business while rewarding shareholders for their ongoing support. This results in a pay-out ratio above historical guidelines of 60% of earnings.Read more
The Board European Assets Trust board has confirmed that the Company's stated distribution policy of declaring, barring unforeseen circumstances, an annual dividend equivalent to six per cent of the net asset value per share at the end of the preceding year will be continued in 2020.Read more
Reflecting the Safestore's strong trading performance, the Board is recommending a 7.6% increase in the final dividend to 12.0 pence per share (FY2018: 11.15 pence per share) resulting in an increase of 7.7% in the total dividend to 17.5 pence per share for the year (FY2018: 16.25 pence per share).Read more
Caledonia's strategy to maximise shareholder value includes a quarterly dividend policy which the Board of Directors adopted in 2014. The Board will consider future increases in the dividend as appropriate in line with its prudent approach to risk management.Read more
Naked Wines announced in the FY19 results on 13 June 2019, that the final dividend was suspended, to be replaced with a special dividend equal to the final FY18 payment of 5.2p per share contingent on completion of the Majestic sale.Read more
The Chemring Group Board is recommending a final dividend in respect of the year ended 31 October 2019 of 2.4p (2018: 2.2p) per ordinary share. With the interim dividend of 1.2p per share (2018: 1.1p), this results in a total dividend of 3.6p (2018: 3.3p) per share.Read more
As set out at IPO in September 2016, the Hollywood Bowl Board has adopted a progressive ordinary dividend for the Group, reflecting its strong cash flow and profit, whilst allowing it to retain sufficient capital to fund its investment in existing centres as well as new centres, all to drive the long-term sustainable profitability of the business.Read more