Contractor enjoys strong first-half of its financial year, with profit and its order book both up
Galliford Try enjoyed a strong first-half to its financial year, with profit and its order book both up, according to a trading statement this morning.
The firm said it expects to report “record half year profit” for the six months to 31 December 2013, while its order book now stands at £1.75bn, compared to £1.6bn at the same time last year.
Greg Fitzgerald, chief executive, said: “It has been another strong performance for the group in the first half of the financial year with profits anticipated to be at record levels.
“In construction we have increased the size of our order book and remain focused on margin protection and cash generation.
“Construction is performing well in challenging markets with the prospects looking better as our pipeline of opportunities continues to increase.”