Clarkson have increased their dividend by 1p per share to 25p per share. The Company has now delivered 16 years of consecutive dividend growth.
Other financial highlights include:
Robust first half performance despite challenges remaining in the shipping, offshore and capital markets
Particularly strong trading in the broking division
Underlying profit before taxation of £20.1m (2018: £19.2m)
Underlying earnings per share of 48.5p (2018: 45.8p)
Robust balance sheet, with £58.3m of free cash resources1 (30 June 2018: £44.1m)
Outlook for the full year remains unchanged