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T Clarke

September 2022

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  • Epic Code:
  • CTO
  • Price:
  • 162p
The transformation of electrical contractor, T Clarke into a genuine growth stock goes on. Revenues for the half year to end June exceeded £200m for the first time, representing 49% growth.London grew sales from £73m to £125m with operating profit soaring from £1m to £5.8m thanks to major data centre projects while engineering services saw high profile work on commercial and hotel developments. Impressively, operating margins grew from 1.4% to 4.6% with broker Cenkos noting Clarke has a higher proportion of directly employed labour than any of its peers and  is only subject to one pay settlement per year, which avoids the risk of cost spikes when using third party contractors.  UK South posted profits of £1.2m with operating ...

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