24 August 2011
Filtrona announces its half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2011.
STRONG, BALANCED GROWTH ACHIEVED IN HY 2011
WELL POSITIONED FOR CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT
|HY 2011||HY 2010||% Growth Actual FX||% Growth Constant FX|
|1 Before intangible amortisation.
2 Continuing operations.
|Operating profit - adjusted¹||£43.6m||£40.0m||+9%||+12%|
|Profit before tax - adjusted¹||£39.5m||£34.6m||+14%||+17%|
|Net income - adjusted 1,2||£27.5m||£23.9m||+15%||+19%|
|Earnings per share - adjusted 1,2||13.0p||11.3p||+15%||+18%|
|Interim dividend per share||3.3p||3.0p||+10%||N/A|
|Net income 2||£26.3m||£22.9m||+15%||+18%|
|Basic earnings per share 2||12.5p||10.8p||+16%||+20%|
Commenting on today's results, Colin Day, Chief Executive said:
"The Company delivered strong half year results, reflecting the quality of its market positions and the cash generative business models in all divisions. The results have been further supported by ongoing investment in the business and by new developments, underscoring the commitment to be an innovation-leading supplier to our customers.
Whilst mindful of the current economic uncertainty, given the current platform and momentum in the business, combined with an accelerated drive on balanced growth across all divisions, the Company is well positioned for continued positive development through the second half of 2011 and into the next financial year."
Colin Day, Chief Executive
Steve Crummett, Group Finance Director
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