International sales, marketing and support services group DCC posts a strong first half performance. Group adjusted operating profit on continuing activities increased by 14.4% (up 9.7% on a constant currency basis) to £122.5 million, with all divisions recording growth on the prior year. Adjusted earnings per share on continuing activities rose by 16.1% (11.5% ahead on a constant currency basis) to 95.5p and the interim dividend increased by 10.0% to 40.89p per share. The group reiterated its belief that the year ending 31 Mar would be another year of profit growth and development.
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