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SigmaRoc - Placing provides firepower for further acquisitions

April 2023

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  • Epic Code:
  • SRC
  • Price:
  • 54.5p
SigmaRoc, which owns and operates a large portfolio of quarries, producing everything from aggregates to bluestone and limestone in the UK and Northern Europe, is on a roll. Structural shortages in key markets alongside high barriers to entry have given it leverage to pass on large price increases to its customers to cover rising costs, which alongside a major efficiency drive has led to two “trading ahead of” updates in consecutive months. That continues a remarkable sequence in which pretax profit and eps have increased from just £2.6m and 2p, respectively, in FY’17 to a forecast £59.7m and 7.4p for FY’22. In spite of the backdrop of the Ukraine War and rising interest rates many of its markets are proving far more resilient than you m ...

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