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Blackrock Raises Stake To Below 5% From 3.62% In Pagegroup
Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019 

July 17 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc ::BLACKROCK, INC RAISES STAKE TO BELOW 5% FROM 3.62% IN PAGEGROUP PLC - FILING.  Full Article

PageGroup's Quarterly Profit Up 11.7 Pct
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 

April 10 (Reuters) - Pagegroup PLC ::FIRST QUARTER 2019 TRADING UPDATE.QTRLY UK GROSS PROFIT +1.7%.QTRLY GROUP GROSS PROFIT GROWTH +11.7%.EXPECT 2019 OPERATING PROFIT TO BE IN LINE WITH CONSENSUS.HAVING ADDED 619 FEE EARNERS IN 2018, WE ADDED A FURTHER 41 IN Q1.QTRLY GROSS PROFIT FROM PERMANENT RECRUITMENT GREW 11.5% IN REPORTED RATES AND 11.8% IN CONSTANT CURRENCIES, TO £158.5M.QTRLY GROSS PROFIT FROM TEMPORARY RECRUITMENT GREW 10.2% IN REPORTED RATES AND 11.4% IN CONSTANT CURRENCIES, TO £50.3M.IN APAC, GREATER CHINA'S GROWTH SLOWED TO 9% IN Q1 FROM 12% IN Q4 2018, DUE TO CONFIDENCE BEING AFFECTED BY TRADE TARIFF UNCERTAINTY.IN FRANCE, GROWTH SLOWED TO 8% WITH 'GILETS JAUNES' PROTESTS IMPACTING CANDIDATE CONFIDENCE.  Full Article

PageGroup FY Rev , Pretax Profit Rise
Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019 

March 6 (Reuters) - Pagegroup PLC ::FY REVENUE £1,549.9M VERSUS £1,371.5M A YEAR AGO.TOTAL ORDINARY DIVIDEND INCREASED 4.8% TO 13.1P.FY PROFIT BEFORE TAX £142.3M VERSUS £118.2M A YEAR AGO.£40.8M SPECIAL DIVIDEND PAID IN OCTOBER OF 12.73P PER SHARE.FY UK GROSS PROFIT 138.4 MILLION STG VERSUS 140.8 MILLION STG.GROUP WAS ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY MOVEMENTS IN FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES.UK EXPERIENCED CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS IN YEAR DUE TO CONTINUED BREXIT UNCERTAINTY IMPACTING CANDIDATE AND CLIENT CONFIDENCE.HEADCOUNT MARGINALLY INCREASED TO 1,436 AT END OF DECEMBER 2018 (2017: 1,407).STRENGTHENING OF STERLING DECREASED FY REVENUE & GROSS PROFIT BY £14M AND £10M RESPECTIVELY, WITH A NEGLIGIBLE IMPACT ON OPERATING PROFIT.  Full Article

PageGroup Q3 Gross Profit 207.7 Mln Stg Versus 177.2 Mln Stg Year Ago
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018 

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Pagegroup PLC ::Q3 GROSS PROFIT 207.7 MILLION STG VERSUS 177.2 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.Q3 UK GROSS PROFIT 35.2 MILLION STG VERSUS 34.9 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.GERMANY CONTINUED ITS RECENT STRONG PERFORMANCES, WITH GROWTH OF 34% IN Q3.QTRLY EMEA GROSS PROFIT 94.6 MILLION STG VERSUS 79.3 MILLION STG.UK RETURNED TO GROWTH IN Q3, UP 0.8%, DESPITE CONTINUED BREXIT RELATED UNCERTAINTY, AND NOTABLY, PAGE PERSONNEL, WHICH GREW 17%.NOW EXPECT 2018 OPERATING PROFIT TO BE MARGINALLY AHEAD OF CONSENSUS OF CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS.COMPANY COMPILED CONSENSUS 2018 OPERATING PROFIT OF £138.7M.  Full Article

Pagegroup Says Challenges, Including Brexit, Catalonia Trading, Remain
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018 

Aug 8 (Reuters) - Pagegroup PLC ::INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 5.1 PERCENT TO 4.1 PENCEPER SHARE.HY GROUP OPERATING PROFIT INCREASED 18.8% TO £67.2 MILLION, UP 18.1% IN REPORTED RATES.HY INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 5.1% TO 4.10 PENCE PER SHARE.HY REVENUE £751.6M VERSUS £673.1M.HY PROFIT BEFORE TAX £67.2M VERSUS £56.9M.HY SPECIAL DIVIDEND OF 12.73 PENCE PER SHARE.CHALLENGES, INCLUDING BREXIT IN UK, TRADING IN CATALONIA AND FORTHCOMING ELECTIONS IN LATIN AMERICA REMAIN.ADVERSE FX MOVEMENTS DECREASED HY REPORTED GROSS PROFIT BY C. £6M AND OPERATING PROFIT BY C. £1M.  Full Article

Pagegroup Posts Q2 Gross Profit 208.2 Mln Stg Vs 182 Mln Stg Last Year
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 

July 11 (Reuters) - Pagegroup Plc ::Q2 U.K. GROSS PROFIT OF 36.0 MILLION STG VERSUS 36.6 MILLION STG AS REPORTED A YEAR EARLIER.AT END OF Q2, HEADCOUNT OF 7,457 VERSUS 7,311 AS REPORTED THE PREVIOUS QUARTER.IN 2018, CO EXPECTS OPERATING PROFIT TO BE SLIGHTLY AHEAD OF CONSENSUS OF CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS.Q2 GROSS PROFIT OF 208.2 MILLION STG VERSUS 182 MILLION STG A YEAR EARLIER.UK, NOW 17 PCT OF GROUP, WITH CONTINUED IMPACT FROM UNCERTAINTY RELATED TO BREXIT, WAS DOWN -1.9 PCT IN Q2.IN CONSTANT CURRENCIES, GROUP GROSS PROFIT FROM PERMANENT RECRUITMENT WAS UP 17.6 PCT IN Q2, WITH TEMPORARY RECRUITMENT GROWTH SLOWER.  Full Article

Pagegroup Says FY ‍Group Gross Profit Up 9.9 Pct To 711.6 Mln Pounds
Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Pagegroup Plc ::FY ‍GROUP GROSS PROFIT +9.9% (+14.6% IN REPORTED RATES) TO £711.6M, A RECORD YEAR​.FY OPERATING PROFIT EXPECTED TO BE AHEAD OF CONSENSUS, BUT WITHIN RANGE OF CURRENT MARKET FORECASTS ​.‍IN Q4 UK CONTINUED TO EXPERIENCE CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS, WITH MACRO ENVIRONMENT IMPACTING SOME CLIENTS AND SENIOR CANDIDATES.​.‍FOR FULL YEAR, FOREIGN EXCHANGE BENEFITED OUR RESULTS, INCREASING REPORTED GROSS PROFIT BY £29.4M AND OPERATING PROFIT BY C. £6M​.AT 31 DEC, TOTAL FEE EARNER HEADCOUNT IS NOW 5,497, WITH A TOTAL HEADCOUNT OF 7,029​.  Full Article

PageGroup forecasts in-line FY operating profit
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017 

Oct 11 (Reuters) - PAGEGROUP PLC ::Q3 EMEA GROSS PROFIT ‍79.3​ MILLION STG VERSUS 66.8 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.Q3 ASIA PACIFIC GROSS PROFIT ‍37.0​ MILLION STG VERSUS 32.3 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.Q3 UK GROSS PROFIT ‍34.9​ MILLION STG VERSUS 37.8 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.Q3 AMERICAS GROSS PROFIT ‍26.1​ MILLION STG VERSUS 21.7 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.Q3 GROSS PROFIT OF ‍177.3​ MILLION STG VERSUS 158.6 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.‍HEADCOUNT AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2017 1,438 VERSUS 1,298 AT JUNE END​.‍"OUTLOOK FOR FULL YEAR OPERATING PROFIT REMAINS IN LINE WITH CURRENT CONSENSUS"​.‍THERE REMAIN A NUMBER OF CHALLENGES AS WE CONTINUE THROUGH 2017 AND INTO 2018​.GROWTH IN ‍UK WAS DOWN -7.6 PCT, WITH CLIENT AND CANDIDATE CONFIDENCE LEVELS CONTINUING TO BE IMPACTED BY BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS AND POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY​.  Full Article

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