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RPS Group PLC (RPS.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

RPS Sees FY Results Materially Below Management, Market View
7:00am BST 

June 26 (Reuters) - RPS Group PLC ::TRADING UPDATE.FY-2019 RESULTS FOR RPS WILL BE MATERIALLY BELOW MANAGEMENT AND MARKET EXPECTATIONS.FULL YEAR EXPECTATIONS IMPACTED BY AUSTRALIAN MARKET CONDITIONS.CONSULTING UK & IRELAND'S MARKET CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO BE AFFECTED BY POLITICAL UNCERTAINTY..IN ENERGY, GOOD TRADING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AS OIL AND GAS MARKET CONTINUES TO IMPROVE.SERVICES UK & NETHERLANDS CONTINUES TO PERFORM AS EXPECTED.IN NORWAY, AFTER A GOOD Q1 GROUP EXPECTS SEGMENT WILL MEET MANAGEMENT EXPECTATIONS AT FULL YEAR.IN NORTH AMERICA, RECENT DEPARTURE OF A SMALL TEAM HAS LED GROUP TO LOWER EXPECTATIONS FOR FY-2019 IN SEGMENT.  Full Article

Rps Group Posts FY Statutory Profit Before Tax £41.0M
Thursday, 21 Feb 2019 

Feb 21 (Reuters) - RPS Group PLC ::RPS GROUP PLC - FY FEE INCOME £574.2M (FY 2017: £562.3M); 4% GROWTH AT CONSTANT CURRENCY; IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS.RPS GROUP PLC - FY STATUTORY PROFIT BEFORE TAX £41.0M (FY 2017: LOSS £1.6M).RPS GROUP PLC - PROPOSED FINAL DIVIDEND MAINTAINED AT 5.08P (FY 2017: 5.08P) HOLDING FULL YEAR DIVIDEND AT 9.88P (FY 2017: 9.88P).RPS GROUP PLC FY REVENUE 637.4 MILLION STG VERSUS 630.6 MILLION STG.RPS GROUP PLC - BOARD'S VIEW OF 2019 OUTLOOK FOR GROUP IS UNCHANGED AND IS IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS.  Full Article

RPS Group Acquires Corview For $32 mln
Monday, 4 Feb 2019 

Feb 4 (Reuters) - RPS Group PLC ::RPS GROUP PLC - ACQUISITION OF CORVIEW & FY 2018 TRADING UPDATE.RPS GROUP PLC - ACQUISITION OF CORVIEW.RPS GROUP PLC - DEAL FOR FOR A MAXIMUM CONSIDERATION OF AUD$32.0M.RPS GROUP PLC - DEAL FOR GROUP'S TRADING PERFORMANCE FOR YEAR TO 31 DECEMBER 2018 ('FY 2018'), WHICH HAS BEEN IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS.RPS GROUP PLC - DEAL FOR GROUP'S TRADING RESULT FOR FY 2018, AS MEASURED BY PBTA, WAS £50.2M (2017: £53.9M).  Full Article

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

BUZZ-RPS: Slumps, Australian weakness to drag 2019 results lower

** Business consultancy firm RPS Group's shares fall over 40%; hit over 10-1/2-year low