LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Earnings Review released its analysts' notes regarding Intermediate Capital Group Plc (LON: ICP), UDG Healthcare Plc (LON: UDG), Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc (LON: CRST), Perform Group Ltd (LON: PER) and Polar Capital Technology Trust Plc (LON: PCT). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://earnings-review.com/3556-100free.
Intermediate Capital Group Plc Analyst Notes
On May 20, 2014, Intermediate Capital Group plc (ICG) announced its preliminary results for the year ended March 31, 2014. The Group profit before tax in FY 2014 stood at £158.7 million, up 11.3% YoY, on account of high level of exits from portfolio assets during the period. ICG said it raised a record amount of funds during the year across products, with third party AUM up 8% YoY to €10.7 billion. ICG's fundraising achievements comprise of ICG Longbow's third fund closing at £700 million; largest issuer of European CLOs raising €1.3 billion; and ICG's first ever US fund, a $371 million CLO. ICG's Board recommended a final dividend of 14.4 pence per share, bringing the total dividend for the year to 21.0 pence per share, up 5.0% YoY. In addition, the Company also announced its intention to launch a share buyback programme of up to £100 million. The full analyst notes on ICG are available to download free of charge at:
UDG Healthcare Plc Analyst Notes
On May 14, 2014, UDG Healthcare Plc (UDG Healthcare) announced its interim results for six months ended March 31, 2014. The Company posted revenue of €1.0 billion with 2.4% YoY growth. The adjusted operating profit for the period came in at €45.0 million, up 1.8% YoY. UDG Healthcare reported adjusted diluted EPS of 12.38 cents. The Board of Directors declared an interim dividend of 2.69 cent per share, up 3% YoY. On the basis of the underlying trading performance for the year to date, the acquisition of KnowledgePoint360 and the outlook for the remainder of the year, the Company has increased its guidance and expects adjusted diluted EPS for the year to September 30, 2014 to be between 5% and 9% ahead of last year. The full analyst notes on UDG Healthcare are available to download free of charge at:
Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc Analyst Notes
On June 2, 2014, Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc (Crest Nicholson) announced that it has crossed the £500,000 fundraising milestone, for Variety International, children's charity in the UK. The Company informed that it has been awarded the prestigious Variety International Corporate Award by Variety International, applauding its fundraising and support over the years. Stephen Stone, Crest Nicholson, CEO, said, "The work that Variety does is truly life-changing, and it has been a real privilege for Crest Nicholson to be able to play such an active role in contributing to this worthy cause. We encourage our staff to get involved at every level, and to be able to make such a difference to children who need it the most has been one of the most rewarding experiences for everyone involved. We are truly honoured to receive this International Award and look forward to continuing our long standing relationship with Variety." The full analyst notes on Crest Nicholson are available to download free of charge at:
Perform Group Ltd Analyst Notes
On June 3, 2014, Perform Group Ltd (Perform) released its fourth annual study 'Know The Fan - The Global Sports Media Consumption Report 2014.' According to the report, online has taken over the print media for the consumption of sports content. The report revealed that the most notable growth in the consumption of sport via mobile devices has been witnessed in Western Europe where, for example, mobile consumption of sport in Italy is now 50%, compared to 37% in 2013. The Company's study also reveals that nearly three-quarters of fans that use computers/laptops and three-quarters of fans that use mobile devices access content at least once a week. The full analyst notes on Perform are available to download free of charge at:
Polar Capital Technology Trust Plc Analyst Notes
As per the Corporate Calendar of Polar Capital Technology Trust Plc (Polar Capital), the Company is expected to make its next prelim announcement on June 13, 2014. Also the Company is expected to release its next Annual Report on June 19, 2014. The full analyst notes on Polar Capital are available to download free of charge at:
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