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National Express' H1 Profit Rises, Ups FY Free Cash Forecast


Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 

July 26 (Reuters) - National Express Group PLC ::INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 10.1 PERCENT TO 4.69 PENCEPER SHARE.H1 ADJUSTED PRETAX PROFIT ROSE 13.3 PERCENT TO 100.7 MILLION STG.STATUTORY HALF YEAR PROFIT BEFORE TAX OF £80.1 MILLION, UP 24%.GROWTH IN HY FREE CASH OF OVER 3% TO £85.2 MILLION; FULL YEAR GUIDANCE RAISED TO £170 MILLION.REMAIN ON COURSE TO DELIVER BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS.