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Final results for the period ended 29 December 2018

4imprint Group plc (the “Group”), the leading direct marketer of promotional products, today announces its final results for the 52 weeks ended 29 December 2018. 

Highlights 

Financial 2018
$m
2017
(restated)
$m
Change

 Revenue

Underlying* profit before tax

Profit before tax

738.42

45.59

44.15

627.52

41.91

40.66

+18%

+9%

+9%

Underlying* basic EPS (cents)

Basic EPS (cents)

Proposed total dividend per share (cents)

Proposed total dividend per share (pence)

Supplementary dividend (cents)

Supplementary dividend (pence)

 

129.77

125.61

70.00

53.15

-

-

 

106.74

103.15

58.10

42.58

60.00

43.17

+22%

+22%

+20%

+25%

-

-

* Underlying is before defined benefit pension charges and exceptional items.

† Underlying has been restated to include share option charges. 

Operational

  • Organic revenue growth
    -Revenue + $110.9m (+18%)
    -1,389,000 total orders processed (+17%)
    -279,000 new customers acquired; stable retention rates
  • Execution of Group strategy
    -Brand awareness initiative successfully launched in 2018
    -Ahead of plan to hit revenue target of $1bn by 2022
    -$5m capital investment in Oshkosh distribution centre in 2019
  •  Financial discipline
    -Cash balance $27.5m at year-end
    -20% increase in regular dividend

Paul Moody, Chairman said:
“Our business model is highly focused and our market opportunity remains substantial. The successful initial execution of the brand building initiative in 2018 leaves the Group in a good position to meet its strategic goals. Trading results in the first few weeks of 2019 have been encouraging.”

For further information, please contact:
4imprint Group plc
Tel. + 44 (0) 20 3709 9680
Kevin Lyons-Tarr, Chief Executive Officer
David Seekings, Chief Financial Officer

MHP Communications
Tel. + 44 (0) 20 3128 8156
Katie Hunt
Nessyah Hart

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