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Halfords Group PLC (HFD.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Halfords Group Says CFO Jonny Mason Has Resigned
Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 

March 27 (Reuters) - Halfords Group Plc ::SAYS JONNY MASON, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO), HAS RESIGNED.SAYS MASON WILL REMAIN AS CFO OF HALFORDS UNTIL END OF HIS NOTICE PERIOD IN SEPTEMBER 2018.SAYS BOARD HAS COMMENCED PROCESS TO IDENTIFY HIS SUCCESSOR.  Full Article

Halfords' Revenue rises 3.2 pct For 15 Week Period To Jan 12
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 

Jan 18 (Reuters) - Halfords Group Plc ::FOR 15 WEEK PERIOD TO JAN 12 ‍GROUP REVENUE +3.2%, WITH RETAIL +3.3%, AUTOCENTRES +1.9% ON GOOD TRADING OVER PEAK INCLUDING CHRISTMAS​.ANTICIPATE THAT UK RETAIL SALES ENVIRONMENT WILL REMAIN SUBDUED FOR REMAINDER OF FY18​.‍SALES FOR QUARTER WERE SLIGHTLY AHEAD OF EXPECTATIONS, WITH GROWTH LED BY LOWER MARGIN CYCLING BUSINESS​.‍FX MITIGATION PLANS REMAIN ON TRACK​.‍ANTICIPATE FY18 GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX BROADLY IN LINE WITH CURRENT MARKET EXPECTATIONS​.  Full Article

Halfords annual profit falls, says confident on outlook
Thursday, 25 May 2017 

May 25 (Reuters) - Halfords Group Plc :Underlying profit before tax of £75.4m, down £6.1m year-on-year.Revenue 1,095.0 million stg versus 1,021.5 million stg, +7.2%.Underlying business performance is strong and there is good momentum in delivering our strategic priorities.Currency movements will impact profits, but our mitigation plans are well developed and progress to date is encouraging.We anticipate FY18 profit to be in line with current market expectations and remain confident in outlook for group.  Full Article

Halfords says group revenue for 20 weeks to Aug 19 up 4.8 pct
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 

Halfords Group Plc : Updates market on its trading performance for 20-week period to 19 August 2016 . Group revenue +4.8pct, with retail +4.8pct and autocentres +4.6pct . Strong service-related sales growth of 13.9pct . Robust motoring sales against strong comparatives . Car maintenance growth driven by bulbs, blades and batteries and new motorcycle ranges . In car enhancement, dash cam sales growth remains strong, but was offset by continuing decline in sat nav sales . Travel solutions delivered good growth across category, particularly child safety seats and roof boxes . Strong cycling sales during late july and august, helped by new ranges and a deeper promotion, which more than offset slower sales earlier in year . Premium bikes in strong growth throughout year to date . Total cycling sales across group grew by 11pct, reflecting cycle republic store openings and addition of tredz, which continued to perform well since acquisition . Improved parts, accessories and clothing ('pacs') performance with group sales up 6pct . All guidance for full year remains unchanged. ."Good growth in cycling sales during peak summer period was supported by new ranges, strong promotional activity, good weather and success of Halfords' olympic cycling heroes" - CEO.  Full Article

Halfords flags possible further currency hit
Thursday, 14 Jul 2016 

Halfords Group : Trading performance for the 13-week period to 1 July 2016 . Group revenue +2.1%, with retail +1.5% and autocentres +5.9% . Adjusting for timing of Easter, LFL revenue was group 0.0%, retail -0.2% and Autocentres +1.7% . In June we outlined a net impact of £3m on profit for FY17 at a USD:GBP rate of 1.45 . We now have over 75% of our FY17 purchases hedged at around 1.45. . If USD:GBP rate continues to be weaker than 1.45 it may have a small further impact later in this financial year, depending on the extent to which it can be mitigated .All other financial guidance and financial targets that we published on 1 June remain unchanged.  Full Article

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