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BRIEF-Insurance broker JLT 2016 underlying pre-tax profit up 1 pct
February 28, 2017 / 7:15 AM / 7 months ago

BRIEF-Insurance broker JLT 2016 underlying pre-tax profit up 1 pct

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group Plc

* Final dividend 20.6 penceper share

* Total dividend up 5 percent to 32.2 penceper share

* Revenue growth of 9% to £1,261.3m

* underlying* profit before tax of £172.6m, up 1%, reflecting us specialty investment as planned

* Underlying profit before tax, excluding us investment, up 5% to £199.6m

* Reported profit before tax down 13% to £134.9m

* Final cash dividend of 20.6p bringing total dividend for 2016 to 32.2p, up 5%,

* Sustained softness in both insurance and reinsurance rating environments Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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