Proactive Investors - Run By Investors For Investors

DCC reiterates full-year guidance after solid start to current fiscal year

The FTSE 100-listed group reiterated its belief that the year ending 31 March 2020 will be another year of profit growth and development
Sales pipeline
DCC's profits are significantly weighted towards the second half of its financial year

Sales and marketing support group DCC PLC (LON:DCC) traded in line with expectations in the April-June quarter.

Ahead of its annual general meeting this morning, the FTSE 100-listed company released a trading statement in which it reiterated full-year guidance for operating profit.

The Ireland-based firm said it generated good growth in operating profit in the quarter just ended – the first of the company’s financial year – driven by acquisitions in the previous fiscal year.

The DCC Vital rdivision recently entered into an agreement to dispose of its UK generic pharma activities and related manufacturing facility in Ireland (Kent Pharma and Athlone Laboratories), subject to regulatory and other consents.

DCC said the disposal will sharpen the strategic focus of DCC Vital, allowing it to concentrate on those areas where it has market leading positions and sustainable competitive advantage, in particular in the sales, marketing and distribution of medical products in Britain and Ireland.

View full DCC profile View Profile

DCC PLC Timeline

Related Articles

drone
March 29 2019
RMS is taking action to address the issues at Geocurve and looks forward to “renewed growth in sales to new clients” while it remains "excited by the opportunities at GyroMetric"
Online payment
June 12 2019
The company's payment services specialise in card-not-present transactions, payments made without face-to-face contact or verification, usually online or via mobile
Interviewees
August 07 2018
The offer values Nash at £98.7mln and DBAY already controls 26.1% of Harvey Nash shares

© Proactive Investors 2019

Proactive Investors Limited, trading as “Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom”, is Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Registered in England with Company Registration number 05639690. Group VAT registration number 872070825 FCA Registration number 559082. You can contact us here.

Market Indices, Commodities and Regulatory News Headlines copyright © Morningstar. Data delayed 15 minutes unless otherwise indicated. Terms of use