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RPS Group PLC (RPS.L)

RPS.L on London Stock Exchange

138.20GBp
12 Dec 2018
Change (% chg)

0.20 (+0.14%)
Prev Close
138.00
Open
144.00
Day's High
144.00
Day's Low
138.00
Volume
374,422
Avg. Vol
475,537
52-wk High
307.50
52-wk Low
118.07

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

RPS Group Sees FY Fee Income Slightly Above Last Year
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - RPS Group PLC ::GROUP FEE INCOME FOR Q3-2018 WAS £139 MILLION (Q3-2017: £141 MILLION).PROFIT BEFORE TAX AND AMORTISATION FOR GROUP IN Q3-2018 WAS £12.8 MILLION.EXPECTATIONS FOR FY-2018 ARE THAT FEE INCOME WILL BE SLIGHTLY ABOVE FY-2017 AT CONSTANT CURRENCY, AND PBTA WILL BE SLIGHTLY BELOW.REITERATES PREVIOUSLY STATED DIVIDEND POLICY AND ACCORDINGLY EXPECTS DIVIDEND FOR FULL YEAR TO BE IN LINE WITH PREVIOUS YEAR.CURRENT VIEW OF BOARD IS THAT GROUP FEE INCOME WILL BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER IN FY-2019 THAN IN FY-2018 & TOTAL SEGMENT PROFIT WILL BE HIGHER.GROUP LEVEL COSTS IN FY-2019 ARE LIKELY TO BE HIGHER COMPARED TO FY-2018 IN ORDER OF £2.5 MILLION.WILL INCUR ONE-OFF GLOBAL BRAND RELAUNCH EXPENSE TOTALING APPROXIMATELY £2.0 MILLION IN FY19.TAKING INTO ACCOUNT ADDITIONAL COSTS, CURRENT VIEW IS THAT PBTA WILL BE BROADLY SIMILAR TO FY-2018.  Full Article

RPS Group Reports HY Revenue Of £321.1 Mln
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 

Aug 2 (Reuters) - RPS Group PLC ::INTERIM DIVIDEND 4.8 PENCEPER SHARE.HY REVENUE £321.1 MILLION VERSUS £314.5 MILLION.HY PBTA £27.4 MILLION VERSUS £27.2 MILLION.HY FEE INCOME £289.1 MILLION VERSUS £281.1 MILLION.HY ADJUSTED EPS 8.77 PENCE.ANTICIPATE SOME IMPROVEMENT IN PERFORMANCE IN SECOND HALF.PERFORMANCE IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR HAS BEEN STEADY AND WE EXPECT THIS TO CONTINUE IN SECOND HALF OF YEAR.EXAMINED SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES TO ACQUIRE BUSINESSES IN NORTH AMERICA.RPS GROUP - DUE PARTLY TO HIGH VENDOR VALUATIONS, NONE OF THE OPPORTUNITIES TO BUY BUSINESSES IN NORTH AMERICA ARE BEING TAKEN FURTHER.  Full Article

RPS Group Says Q1 Profitability Slightly Above Management's Expectation, Lower Than Last Year
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 

May 1 (Reuters) - RPS Group PLC ::FEE INCOME IN Q1-2018 WAS £141.9 MILLION (Q1-2017: £141.3 MILLION, AT CONSTANT CURRENCY £135.9 MILLION).NET BANK DEBT AT 31 MARCH 2018 WAS £87.0 MILLION (31 DECEMBER 2017: £80.6 MILLION).GROUP'S TRADING FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED 31 MARCH 2018 WAS IN LINE WITH MANAGEMENT'S EXPECTATIONS.PROFITABILITY IN Q1-2018, WHILE SLIGHTLY ABOVE MANAGEMENT'S EXPECTATION, WAS LOWER THAN IN SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 25

(Adds company news items and futures) Oct 25 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 42 points lower on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with FTSE 100 futures down 0.73 percent ahead of the cash market open. * BT GROUP: BT Group Plc named Philip Jansen as its new Chief Executive on Thursday, ending months of speculation on who it would task with tackling a host of problems at Britain's biggest broadband and mobile provider.