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Johnson Matthey Posts 12% Rise In H1 Profit, Lifts Dividend

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Johnson Matthey PLC (OTC: JMPLY) reported a 12% rise in its first-half pretax profit.

Johnson Matthey's pretax profit for the period surged to 202.1 million pounds ($325.1 million), from GBP180.1 million, in the year-ago period.

Its revenue climbed 31% to GBP6.41 billion.

Johnson Matthey raised its interim dividend by 10% to 17 pence versus 15.5 pence.

Johnson Matthey shares closed at $99.60 yesterday.

 

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