Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Wincanton Plc LSE:WIN London Ordinary Share GB0030329360 ORD 10P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -10.00 -2.59% 376.00 371.00 376.00 382.00 367.00 378.00 101,846 16:35:11
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Industrial Transportation 1,221.9 48.4 33.3 11.3 468

Wincanton PLC AGM Trading Statement

07/07/2021 7:00am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)

Wincanton (LSE:WIN)
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Wincanton PLC

07 July 2021

7 July 2021

Wincanton plc

("Wincanton" or the "Group")

AGM Trading Statement

Continued strong sales momentum in the first quarter

Wincanton plc, a leading supply chain partner for UK business, will today hold its Annual General Meeting via webcast at 11.30am. At the meeting, Dr Martin Read CBE, Chairman, will make the following statement:

The Board confirms that the strong revenue performance recorded in the second half of the prior year has continued into the first quarter of this financial year, with sustained growth and an attractive pipeline of opportunities in each of the Group's four sectors. Wincanton continues to make operational and strategic progress and it is trading in line with expectations. Profits are up significantly on the same period last year.

The award of two contract extensions by Ikea to operate its customer distribution centres in Kent and Essex underlines the sustained progress in the development of Wincanton's Digital and eFulfilment offer. While the Group has maintained its positive momentum in the early part of the financial year, it is mindful of the sector-wide pressures related to the availability of drivers. Wincanton is taking steps to address this, including increased recruitment of permanent colleagues and the acceleration of training programmes.

As set out in the Full Year results, a final dividend of 7.50p per share in respect of the year ended 31 March 2021 will be payable, subject to approval at today's AGM, on 6 August 2021 to those shareholders on the register on 9 July 2021.

AGM Details

As previously communicated, in accordance with Government Covid-19 guidelines, shareholders are invited to attend the AGM electronically.

Further information for shareholders, including the details of the AGM webcast, is available at

https://web.lumiagm.com,   Meeting ID: 109-436-287.  To login you must have your SRN and PIN. 


For further information please contact:

Wincanton Plc Tel: +44 12 4971 0000

Tim Lawlor, Chief Financial Officer

Headland Tel: +44 20 3805 4822

Susanna Voyle/ Henry Wallers

E: wincanton@headlandconsultancy.com

Notes to Editors

About Wincanton

Wincanton is a leading British supply chain solutions company. The Group provides business critical services including storage, handling and distribution; high volume eFulfilment; retailer 'dark stores'; two-person home delivery; fleet and transport management; and network optimisation for many of the UK's best known companies.

It is active across a range of markets including food and consumer goods; retail and manufacturing; eCommerce; the public sector; major infrastructure; building materials; fuel; and defence. With almost 100 years' heritage, Wincanton's 19,600-strong team operates from more than 200 sites across the country, utilising 3,500 vehicles.

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