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Somero - Final plus special dividend total 30.9 cents

May 2021

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  • Epic Code:
  • SOM
  • Price:
  • 380p
Having added these to Trader Portfolio 2, I was half expecting another trading “beat” at Somero’s final results but news of a special dividend of 18.1 cents (13.2p) to go with a final of 12.81 cents (9.3p) wasn’t a bad consolation. In spite of the Covid-19 blighted first half,  screed leveller Somero’s second half was strong enough to generate full year revenues almost unchanged at US$88.6m (FY’19: US$89.3m) with EBITDA down 9% to US$26.1m (eps: 33 cents). Net cash of US$35.4m (FY’19: US$23.8m) was the highest in its history. Its largest US market grew sales by 8% to US$70.7m with US non-residential construction remaining buoyant thanks to large project backlog at its c ...

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