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Britvic Fiscal Year Pretax Profit Rises - Quick Facts

Britvic plc (BVIC.L) reported pretax profit of 137.6 million pounds for the 52 weeks ended 27 September 2015 compared to 120.1 million pounds, a year ago. Profit for the period attributable to the equity shareholders increased to 103.8 million pounds or 41.2 pence per share from 89.7 million pounds or 36.2 pence per share. Adjusted earnings per share increased to 45.7 pence from 41.5 pence.

Revenue decreased to 1.30 billion pounds from 1.34 billion pounds, previous year. The Group reported slight revenue decline of 0.6%, with volume growth of 0.9% and ARP decline of 1.5%.

The board of Britvic recommended a final dividend of 16.3 pence per share, an increase of 10.1% on the dividend declared last year. The final dividend will be paid on 5 February 2016 to shareholders on record as at 4 December 2015.

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