During the six month period to 31 March 2021, the IntegraFin Company paid a second interim dividend of £18.6 million to shareholders in respect of financial year 2020. This was in addition to the first interim dividend of £8.9 million, which was paid in June 2020. The financial year total of £27.5 million compares with a full year interim dividend of £25.8 million in respect of the full financial year 2019.
In respect of the six months to 31 March 2021 (and in line with dividend policy), the Board has declared a first interim dividend of £9.9 million, or 3.0 pence per ordinary share. This compares with an interim dividend of £8.9 million, or 2.7 pence per ordinary share, in respect of the same period in the prior year.
Other financial highlights include:
Group revenue up 10% to £59.4m (H1 2020: £53.8m)
Group profit before tax attributable to shareholder returns up 12% to £31.2m (H1 2020 restated: £27.9m)
Platform profit before tax up 19% to £30.7m (H1 2020 restated: £25.8m)
Earnings per share up 9% to 7.5 pence (H1 2020 restated: 6.9 pence)
Funds under direction up 34% to £46.93bn (H1 2020: £34.99bn)
Gross inflows up 15% to £3.73bn (H1 2020: £3.23bn)
Client numbers up 7% to 201k (H1 2020: 187k)