Upbeat Rank continue to entertain more
A financial statement from the Rank Group claims that the gambling giant has ‘entertained more customers, increased customer visits, grown revenue and operating profit.’ The upbeat statement has been driven by a strong performance in Grosvenor’s venues and by meccabingo.com. Preliminary results for the 18-month period ended 30 June 2012, show adjusted earnings per share up 13.7% on 2010/11, a recommended final dividend of 2.50p, total and 12-month dividend up 35.3% on 2010/11.
Ian Burke, chairman of The Rank Group Plc said: “I am very pleased to announce that Rank has again achieved growth in earnings per share whilst strengthening our financial position and increasing the number of customers that we entertain. While the current economic conditions remain challenging we have continued to increase the popularity of our brands and we look forward to the future with optimism.”