logo
Plus   Neg
Share
Email

Dignity Q3 Revenue Climbs; Expects To Outperform Current FY15 Market View

Dignity plc (DTY.L), a UK-based provider of funeral related services, reported Monday that its third-quarter revenue climbed 15.6 percent to 227 million pounds from last year's 196.4 million pounds.

Underlying operating profits increased 22 percent to 78.1 million pounds from 64.0 million pounds a year ago.

The number of deaths in the third quarter of the year was flat at 129,000.

Further, the company confirmed that its planning application for a crematorium in Derby has been successful. This location should start operating in 2017.

Given the continued high number of deaths relative to 2014, the company expects to outperform current market expectations in the full year 2015.

However, there remains a strong possibility that the number of deaths in 2016 may in turn be significantly lower and therefore the Group's expectations for 2016 and beyond remain unchanged.

For comments and feedback contact: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Walmart Canada has apologized after a Christmas sweater featuring Santa Claus and apparently cocaine was posted for sale on the company's Canadian website. The retail giant pulled the controversial sweater from its website following a backlash on social media. However, the sweater was not available on Walmart's U.S. website. Ford Motor Co. is recalling around 262 thousand F-Series heavy-duty pickups in the U.S. and Canada citing problem with the electric tailgates that may open unintentionally. The recall involves F-250, F-350 and F-450 Super Duty trucks from the 2017 through 2019 model years. Of these, 231,664 vehicles are in the U.S., while 29,953 are in Canada. Sony's 'MLB The Show' video game series will be available on additional console platforms beyond PlayStation as early as 2021. Currently, the game series is exclusive to PlayStation. 'MLB The Show' is the MLB's officially licensed simulation baseball video game series. San Diego Studio has been creating the officially licensed baseball video games enjoyed by fans for more than 20 years.
RELATED NEWS
Follow RTT
>