Ecsponent - trading statement
The board advises shareholders that it is reasonably certain the results for the 15- month period ended 30 June 2018* when compared with the published results for the financial period ended 31 March 2017# (˘comparative period÷), will show:
*an increase of more than 100% in headline earnings per share (˘HEPS÷), resulting in a HEPS of between 6.989 and 6.992 cents share, as compared to the HEPS of 0.014 cents for the comparative period; and
*an increase of between 10% and 20% in earnings per share (˘EPS÷), resulting in an EPS of between 9.218 and 10.056 cents per share, as compared to the EPS of 8.380 cents for the comparative period.
The Group's auditors have not reviewed, nor reported on, the financial information on which this trading statement is based.
The audited financial results for the 15-month period ended 30 June 2018 will be released on or after 18 September 2018. Visit www.ecsponentlimited.com/2018-financial-results/ for more information.
*Shareholders are referred to the announcement dated 28 March 2018 which contained details of the change in the GroupĂs financial year end from 31 March 2018 to 30 June 2018.
#Shareholders are advised that the financial year end 31 March 2017 was a 15-month period.