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RPC Group FY Pretax Profit Rises; Organic Revenue Up 2.8% - Quick Facts

RPC Group plc (RPC.L) reported profit before tax of 316.6 million pounds for the year ended 31 March 2018 compared to 154.7 million pounds, prior year. Net profit attributable to equity shareholders increased to 253.4 million pounds or 61.3 pence per share from 132.0 million pounds or 36.8 pence per share. Adjusted profit before tax was 389.4 million pounds compared to 286.1 million pounds. Adjusted basic earnings per share rose to 72.0 pence from 62.2 pence.

Fiscal year revenue grew by 36% to 3.75 billion pounds, with strong growth in both the packaging and non-packaging segments, and included organic growth of 2.8%.

A final dividend of 20.2 pence has been recommended, making a total for the year of 28.0 pence, which is a 17% increase over the previous year.

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