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JD Wetherspoon Q2 Sales Up 4.3%, LFL Sales Up 6.0% - Quick Facts

British pub operator JD Wetherspoon Plc. (JDW.L) Wednesday reported total sales growth of 4.3 percent for the second quarter, with like-for-like sales growth of 6.0 percent, and said it currently anticipates a slightly improved trading outcome for this financial year.

In the year to date, total sales were up by 4.3 percent and like-for-like sales grew 6.0 percent.

As a result of better-than-expected sales, the Group said, year-to-date underlying profit before tax is slightly ahead of its expectations. However, the group expects similar out performance in the second half to be more difficult to achieve.

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