Galliford Try bounces back

first_img Wednesday 15 September 2010 3:33 am whatsapp Galliford Try bounces back UK housebuilder and construction firm Galliford Try posted a 6.5 per cent rise in full-year adjusted pre-tax profit, aided by growth in its housebuilding division, and said it was on track for expanding the unit.The firm, whose origins can be traced back to 1908 when WS Try formed a construction business that carried out work in the west of London, declared a final dividend of 9.2 pence, taking the total dividend for the year to 12.5 per cent.This is a 15 per cent rise on the total dividend of 10.9 pence last year, which has been restated to take account of the share consolidation and rights issue, the company said.“We have been encouraged by the level of sales and prices achieved since the start of our new financial year when set against the backdrop of the effect on consumer confidence of the current economic uncertainty,” chief executive Greg Fitzgerald said in a statement.For the year ended June 30, pretax profit before exceptional items rose to £26.1m from £24.5m.Revenue fell 16 per cent to £1.22bn on a fall in demand for construction projects after clients curbed spending amid a credit crunch. Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Sharecenter_img Video Carousel – cityam_native_carousel – 426 00:00/00:50 LIVERead More Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoPeople-TodayWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This PhotoPeople-TodayUndoElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldUndo whatsapp Show Comments ▼ John Dunne Tags: NULLlast_img read more