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Severn Trent says HY underlying basic EPS up 7.7 pct to 65.9 pence


Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 02:00am EST 

Nov 23 (Reuters) - SEVERN TRENT PLC ::HALF YEAR REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS ROSE 3.7 PERCENT TO 850.4 MILLION STG.‍GROUP UNDERLYING PBIT OF £287.8 MILLION, UP £12.1 MILLION (4.4%)​.‍INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 34.63P (UP 6.2%)​.‍NOW FORECAST NET OUTPERFORMANCE PAYMENTS OF AT LEAST £50 MILLION, AND EXPECT TO HIT WASTE CAP FOR AMP6​.‍FORECASTING £770 MILLION 7 AMP6 EFFICIENCIES, WITH FURTHER £50 MILLION LOCKED IN DURING H1 2017/18.‍HY GROUP TURNOVER OF £850.4 MILLION, UP £30.4 MILLION​.HY ‍UNDERLYING BASIC EPS OF 65.9 PENCE​.‍2017/2018 WHOLESALE TOTEX FOR REGULATED WATER AND WASTE WATER IS EXPECTED TO BE £1.20 BILLION TO £1.30 BILLION​.2017/2018 ‍ESTIMATE GROUP'S NET CAPITAL EXPENDITURE (CASH) UNDER IFRS WILL BE £620 MILLION TO £700 MILLION​.