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Final Results for the year ended 30 June 2018

  • Created on the 23 August, 2018.



(“Arcontech”, the “Company” or the “Group”)

Final Results for the year ended 30 June 2018

Arcontech (AIM: ARC), the provider of products and services for real-time financial market data processing and trading, is pleased to announce its final audited results for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Financial Highlights:

• Revenue of £2,519,699 (2017: £2,307,751)
• Adjusted profit before tax* of £626,856 (2017: £441,996)
• Profit before tax of £575,632 (2017: £373,263)
• Cash balance of £3,210,058 (2017: £2,636,471)
• Fully diluted earnings per share of 7.09p (2017: 3.68p)
• Final dividend of 1.3 pence per share (2017: 1.0 pence per share)

*Adjusted for share-based payments

Operational Highlights:

• Secured two clients for the new Desktop software solution, different uses and global deployment
• Proof of concept trials at six more Tier 1 banks
• Secured first client on the African continent
• Continued investment in sales & marketing
• Healthy injection of new contracts through expanding server-side infrastructure solutions and new Desktop software solution to existing customers
• Strong cash generation and recurring revenue

Commenting on the results, Richard Last, Chairman of Arcontech said:
“Arcontech is a well-run business where costs, including continued product investment, are well controlled such that increases in revenue materially improve profitability. Our focus is, therefore, on winning new business. Whilst we believe the opportunities for increased sales exist, the sales cycle is unpredictable and remains longer than we would like. Our prospects are positive, albeit they need to be tempered against uncertainties in the investment banking and finance sectors, as a result of the low interest rate environment and issues following Brexit.”

The information communicated in this announcement is inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation 596/2014.


Arcontech Group plc
020 7256 2300
Richard Last, Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Matthew Jeffs, Chief Executive

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