Mincon Group (MCON)

Sector:

Engineering

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 100.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.000p
  • 52 Week High: 153.00
  • 52 Week Low: 99.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 210.97m
  • Volume: 0
  • Market Cap: £212.03m
  • Beta: 0.01

Mincon drops amid 'fitful and flat' trading

By Duncan Ferris

Date: Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Mincon Group's shares dipped on Tuesday despite double-digit profit growth as the company warned that trading since the start of 2019 had been flat.
The hard rock drilling supplier achieved 2018 profit before tax of €16.3m, an increase of 29% against the previous year, as revenue jumped by 21% to €117.7m after 34% growth in Mincon products.

A 22% reduction in third party sales was mainly due to drill pipe supplies now coming from inside the AIM traded company as a result of the acquisition of Driconeq, which was completed in March 2018.

Joseph Purcell, chief executive of Mincon, said: "Trading in the new year to date has been fitful and flat. However we have significant opportunities to realise over the coming months, including the roll out in construction piling and large hammers and the commercialisation of the Greenhammer systems."

Cash and cash equivalents stood at €8.0m at the end of the year, down from €28.2m at the end of 2017, while the board recommended a final dividend of €0.0105 per share bringing the total dividend up €0.0005 from last year to €0.021.

"We plan to review the overheads that we have built up with a view to improving efficiency across the group, and we will be investing in group information technology to give easy worldwide access to and transparency of our inventory for our own team, and for our customers," said Purcell.

Mincon's shares were down 5.02% at 104.00p at 1242 GMT.

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Mincon Group Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 100.50p
Change Today 0.000p
% Change 0.00 %
52 Week High 153.00
52 Week Low 99.00
Volume 0
Shares Issued 210.97m
Market Cap £212.03m
Beta 0.01

Mincon Group Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
66.95% below the market average66.95% below the market average66.95% below the market average66.95% below the market average66.95% below the market average
68.42% below the sector average68.42% below the sector average68.42% below the sector average68.42% below the sector average68.42% below the sector average
Price Trend
33.9% below the market average33.9% below the market average33.9% below the market average33.9% below the market average33.9% below the market average
41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average41.46% below the sector average
Income
51.12% below the market average51.12% below the market average51.12% below the market average51.12% below the market average51.12% below the market average
16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average16.67% below the sector average
Growth
76.81% above the market average76.81% above the market average76.81% above the market average76.81% above the market average76.81% 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

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Mincon Group Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 29-Aug-19 23-May-19
Paid 27-Sep-19 21-Jun-19
Amount 1.05¢ 1.05¢

Trades for --2019

Time Volume / Share Price
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Mincon Group Key Personnel

CEO Joseph Purcell
COO Peter Lynch
Chair Hugh Mccullough
CFO Mark McNamara

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