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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

UK's CMA Launches Review Into £2 Bln Funerals Market To Ensure People Are Not Getting Bad Deals
Friday, 1 Jun 2018 

June 1 (Reuters) - UK's CMA::CMA IS LAUNCHING A REVIEW INTO THE £2 BILLION FUNERALS MARKET TO ENSURE THAT PEOPLE ARE NOT GETTING A BAD DEAL.MARKET STUDY WILL EXAMINE WHETHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY FUNERAL DIRECTORS ON PRICES AND SERVICES CLEAR ENOUGH FOR PEOPLE.IN PARALLEL TO THE CMA’S MARKET STUDY, HM TREASURY IS LAUNCHING A SEPARATE CALL FOR EVIDENCE ON REGULATION IN THE PRE-PAID FUNERALS SECTOR.CMA DOES NOT INTEND TO EXAMINE THE PRE-PAID SECTOR WITHIN ITS MARKET STUDY.THE RISING LEVEL OF CREMATION FEES WILL BE CONSIDERED AS PART OF THE REVIEW, WITH CREMATIONS NOW ESTIMATED TO ACCOUNT FOR AROUND 75% OF ALL FUNERALS.  Full Article

Dignity Says Revenue For 13 Week Ended March 95.1 Million Stg
Monday, 14 May 2018 

May 14 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::REVENUE FOR 13 WEEK PERIOD ENDED 30 MARCH 2018 95.1 MILLION STG VERSUS 93.3 MILLION STG.SAYS BOARD CONTINUES TO BELIEVE THAT TRADING DURING 2018 WILL BE VOLATILE.UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT FOR 13 WEEK ENDED 30 MARCH 37.5 MILLION STG VERSUS 37.4 MILLION STG.NUMBER OF DEATHS FOR 13 WEEK ENDED 30 MARCH 181,000 VERSUS 167,000.  Full Article

Dignity Says FY Results Will Be Ahead Of Current Market Expectations
Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018 

April 18 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::EXPECTED TRADING IN 2018 TO BE VOLATILE AS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FUNERAL PRICE, SERVICE AND VOLUME WOULD TAKE TIME TO SETTLE DOWN.BOARD STILL BELIEVES IT IS TOO EARLY TO CONCLUDE Q1 TRADING EXPERIENCED IS INDICATIVE OF LIKELY FUNERAL PRICE / VOLUME MIX GOING FORWARD.SAYS BASED ON Q1 RESULTS BELIEVE THAT RESULTS FOR FULL YEAR WILL BE AHEAD OF CURRENT MARKET EXPECTATIONS.Q1 REVENUE WAS APPROXIMATELY £95 MILLION COMPARED TO £93 MILLION IN PRIOR YEAR.Q1 EBIT WAS APPROXIMATELY £37.5 MILLION IN LINE WITH PRIOR YEAR.RESULTS FOR FULL YEAR WILL BE AHEAD OF CURRENT MARKET EXPECTATIONS.  Full Article

Dignity Total Says FY Underlying EPS Up 7 Pct To 128.3 Pence
Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 

March 14 (Reuters) - Dignity Plc ::FINAL DIVIDEND 15.74 PENCEPER SHARE.TOTAL DIVIDEND 24.38 PENCEPER SHARE.FY UNDERLYING EPS ROSE 7 PERCENT TO 128.3 PENCE.‍BOARD EXPECTS SUBSTANTIALLY LOWER PROFITS IN 2018​.FY REVENUE OF 324 MILLION STG VERSUS 313.6 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.FY PROFIT BEFORE TAX OF 71.2 MILLION STG VERSUS 71.2 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.  Full Article

Dignity Expects ‍Substantially Lower Profits In 2018​
Friday, 19 Jan 2018 

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Dignity Plc ::‍CONFIRMS THAT ITS RESULTS FOR PERIOD ENDED 29 DECEMBER 2017 WILL BE IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS​.‍BOARD TAKING DECISIVE ACTION ON FUNERAL PRICING STRATEGY.‍BOARD BELIEVES THAT RESULTS FOR PERIOD ENDING 28 DECEMBER 2018 WILL BE SUBSTANTIALLY BELOW MARKET'S CURRENT EXPECTATIONS​.‍GROUP'S SIMPLE FUNERAL TO BE REDUCED BY AVERAGE OF ABOUT 25 PERCENT; WILL ALSO BE PRICE FREEZE FOR TRADITIONAL FUNERALS IN MAJORITY OF LOCATIONS​.SEES ‍SUBSTANTIALLY LOWER PROFITS IN 2018​.  Full Article

Dignity says Q3 ‍underlying operating profit of 79.4 mln euros
Monday, 13 Nov 2017 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - DIGNITY PLC ::Q3 ‍REVENUE 243.9 MILLION EUROS VERSUS 229.3 MILLION EUROS​.Q3 ‍UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT 79.4 MILLION EUROS VERSUS 75.8 MILLION EUROS​.  Full Article

Funeral group Dignity keeps outlook despite higher market expectations

Funeral operator Dignity said it expected 2018 to continue to be volatile and stuck to its full-year outlook on Thursday despite rising market expectations.