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Share Price:
Up 1,366.00p
Change Today:
2.00p
Market Cap:
1,085.68m
Sector:
Industrial Engineering

Director dealings: Hill and Smith chairman ups stake

By Iain Gilbert

Date: Tuesday 14 Aug 2018

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Jock Lennox, the chairman of infrastructure products manufacturer Hill and Smith, acquired 3,500 shares in the firm, just one week after the firm revealed that interim pre-tax profits had fallen 14%.
Lennox, who is also a non-executive director at Barratt Developments and Dixons Carphone, purchased the shares at an average price of 1,022p each, for a total of 35,770.

Short-term delays in the UK's roads programme and utilities market along with bad weather and heightened Brexit uncertainties saw interim pre-tax profits fall 14% to 28.9m.

The company also warned it would not make up the shortfall in the full year.

Chief executive Derek Muir said the company's US and other international businesses performed strongly in the first half, "driven by the significant investment going into the replacement of ageing infrastructure and new infrastructure projects".

However, the UK business experienced headwinds from the winter storms in the first quarter, short-term delays to some road projects, and a "more cautious UK investment environment" due to Brexit uncertainties.

As of 1610 BST, Hill and Smith shares had shot up 6.96% to 1,106p.

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HILS Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Price 1,366.00p
Change Today 2.00p
52 Week High 1,510.00p
52 Week Low 901.00p
Volume 78,385
Shares Issued 79.48m
Market Cap 1,085.68m

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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
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Neutral 1
Sell 0
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HILS Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Interim
Ex-Div 03-Dec-20 28-Nov-19
Paid 08-Jan-21 03-Jan-20
Amount 9.20p 10.60p

Trades for 03-Dec-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:36 600 @ 1,366.00p
16:35 30,396 @ 1,366.00p
16:29 72 @ 1,372.00p
16:29 21 @ 1,372.00p
16:29 27 @ 1,372.00p

HILS Key Personnel

Chair Alan Giddins
CFO Hannah Nichols