February 15, 2018 / 9:14 AM / 10 months ago

BRIEF-Laura Ashley Holdings ‍Says Pre-Tax Profit For Year Will Fall Below Market Expectations​

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Laura Ashley Holdings Plc:

* H1 PRETAX PROFIT 4.3 MILLION STG VERSUS 7.8 MILLION STG YEAR AGO

* H1 PRETAX PROFIT 4.3 MILLION STG VERSUS 7.8 MILLION STG YEAR AGO

* H1 SALES FELL 7.7 PERCENT TO 134.7 MILLION STG

* H1 ‍TOTAL LIKE-FOR-LIKE RETAIL SALES DOWN 0.5%​

* ‍BOARD IS NOT RECOMMENDING PAYMENT OF AN INTERIM DIVIDEND (26 WEEKS TO 31 DECEMBER 2016: 0.5PENCE)​

* ‍PRE-TAX PROFIT FOR YEAR WILL FALL BELOW MARKET EXPECTATIONS​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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