PARIS, July 29 JCDecaux reported on
Monday a 5.5 percent rise in first-half net profit and said it
expects a slight decrease in organic revenues in the third
The outdoor advertising group's net profit in the first six
months of 2013 rose to 87.5 million euros ($116 million), while
revenues rose 2 percent to 1.263 billion euros.
"As far as the third quarter is concerned, comparables will
be tougher due to the strong positive impact that the 2012
London Olympic Games had on our activity in the U.K.," the
company said in a statement.
"While visibility remains low and revenues somewhat
volatile, we currently expect a slight decrease in organic
($1 = 0.7539 euros)
(Reporting by Elena Berton; editing by Patrick Graham)