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Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (HILS.L)

HILS.L on London Stock Exchange

1,098.00GBp
16 Aug 2018
Change (% chg)

16.00 (+1.48%)
Prev Close
1,082.00
Open
1,080.00
Day's High
1,101.00
Day's Low
1,064.00
Volume
286,797
Avg. Vol
117,820
52-wk High
1,538.00
52-wk Low
1,007.00

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Hill & Smith Holdings HY Pretax Profit Falls 14 Pct
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018 

Aug 8 (Reuters) - Hill & Smith Holdings PLC ::H1 PRETAX PROFIT 28.9 MILLION STG VERSUS 33.5 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.H1 REVENUE ROSE 1 PERCENT TO 295.4 MILLION STG.INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 6 PERCENT TO 10 PENCEPER SHARE.FIRST HALF YEAR PERFORMANCE IMPACTED BY SHORT-TERM PROJECT DELAYS IN UK'S ROADS PROGRAMME AND UTILITIES MARKET.SECOND HALF TRADING NOW MORE IN LINE WITH OUR ORIGINAL EXPECTATIONS, SUPPORTED BY STRONGER ORDER BOOKS.RAW MATERIAL INPUT COSTS IN UK AND USA, PARTICULARLY ZINC COMMODITY PRICES, HAVE BEEN VOLATILE AND IMPACTED OPERATING MARGINS.DO NOT EXPECT TO RECOVER SHORTFALL EXPERIENCED IN FIRST HALF.UK BUSINESS EXPERIENCED HEADWINDS LIKE ADVERSE WEATHER IN Q1, SHORT-TERM DELAYS TO ROAD PROJECTS, MORE CAUTIOUS UK INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT.IT REMAINS TOO EARLY TO ASSESS WITH ANY CERTAINTY IMPACT OF DECISION BY UNITED KINGDOM TO LEAVE EUROPEAN UNION.  Full Article

Hill & Smith Holdings Says Underlying Operating Profit For Period From Jan 1 to April 30 Lower Than Prior Year
Thursday, 17 May 2018 

May 17 (Reuters) - Hill & Smith Holdings PLC ::FULL YEAR EXPECTATIONS UNCHANGED.REVENUE OF £185.1M FOR PERIOD FROM 1 JANUARY 2018 TO 30 APRIL 2018 IS MARGINALLY BEHIND PRIOR YEAR (2017: £191.3M).UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT FOR PERIOD FROM 1 JANUARY 2018 TO 30 APRIL 2018 IS LOWER THAN SAME PERIOD IN PRIOR YEAR.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Project delays hit UK's Hill & Smith profit, shares drop 20 pct

Aug 8 Infrastructure products maker Hill & Smith Holdings Plc posted a double-digit drop in half-year core earnings on Wednesday, hit by project delays in the UK's roads programme and utilities market, pushing its shares down as much as 20 percent.