The telecoms and IT provider said in a trading update that it planned to increase its final dividend to 4.9p per share from 4.5p the year before, taking the full dividend for the year 12% higher to 9.8p.
The company added that revenues were expected to increase with underlying EBITDA to rise 13% year-on-year, in line with expectations.
Net senior debt had also come in £800,000 lower than the market had expected at £27.2mln, partly as a result of research and development tax credits from HMRC.
AdEPT also said the integration of its two acquisitions in the year, Shift F7 and ETS Communications, which were acquired in August and November respectively had been integrated into the business but would only make partial contributions in the year just ended.
Meanwhile, Atomwide, which AdEPT acquired in August 2017, had received a performance-related earnout of £1.5mln in October.
The company added that the integration of ETS had generated £200,000 in synergy savings which would be used to create a new ‘One AdEPT’ brand.
AdEPT is due to release its full-year results in early July.
Shares were up 1% at 333.5p.
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