Tclarke (CTO)

Sector:

Construction and Building Materials

Index:

FTSE Fledgling

99.45p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.100p
  • 52 Week High: 137.00
  • 52 Week Low: 73.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 43.05m
  • Volume: 40,072
  • Market Cap: £42.82m
  • RiskGrade: 277

TClarke unveils annual profit decline in tough construction market

Date: Tuesday 19 Mar 2013

LONDON (ShareCast) - UK building services contractor TClarke reported a 75 per cent drop in annual pre-tax profits on Tuesday, reflecting market challenges and property disposal.

Profit before tax for the year ended December 31st, 2012, came to £1.2m, down from £4.9m the previous year which benefited from a £2.2m property disposal.

The firm said underlying operating profit fell to £2.9m from £4.7m, blaming margin pressures in the market. Underlying operating profit margin dropped to 1.5% from 2.6%.

However, turnover increased 5.5% to £193.8m, compared to £183.8m in 2011, as the group secured new contracts with the likes of JP Morgan, IMG Media, ITV Studios and Arcadia. The order book grew to £230m from £190m.

"TClarke and our people delivered a solid, profitable performance despite all the challenges of the construction sector," said Chief Executive Officer Mark Lawrence.

"We have an excellent forward order book with good visibility to a number of fully committed high quality opportunities particularly in the London commercial market."

The company improved its net cash position to £5.6m at year-end, up from £0.6m a year earlier.

TClarke proposed a final dividend of 2.0p per share, in line with the last year.

Looking ahead, the group expects to experience fierce competition for available workload and continuing margin pressure in 2013.

Shares declined 1.52% to 54.90p at 08:24 Tuesday.

RD

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Tclarke Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 99.45p
Change Today 0.100p
% Change 0.10 %
52 Week High 137.00
52 Week Low 73.00
Volume 40,072
Shares Issued 43.05m
Market Cap £42.82m
RiskGrade 277

Tclarke Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
67.37% above the market average67.37% above the market average67.37% above the market average67.37% above the market average67.37% above the market average
47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average47.37% above the sector average
Price Trend
18.63% above the market average18.63% above the market average18.63% above the market average18.63% above the market average18.63% above the market average
17.95% above the sector average17.95% above the sector average17.95% above the sector average17.95% above the sector average17.95% above the sector average
Income
82.78% above the market average82.78% above the market average82.78% above the market average82.78% above the market average82.78% above the market average
42.86% above the sector average42.86% above the sector average42.86% above the sector average42.86% above the sector average42.86% above the sector average
Growth
39.76% above the market average39.76% above the market average39.76% above the market average39.76% above the market average39.76% above the market average
5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average5.26% above the sector average

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Tclarke Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 18-Jun-20 05-Sep-19
Paid 17-Jul-20 04-Oct-19
Amount 3.65p 0.75p

Trades for 29-May-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:19 5,516 @ 98.71p
15:53 180 @ 98.71p
13:28 1,039 @ 98.71p
11:15 1,000 @ 100.79p
10:53 489 @ 100.79p

Tclarke Key Personnel

CEO Mark Lawrence
Finance Director Trevor Mitchell

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