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Morgan Sindall to restart paying dividends by upgrading profit forecasts

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Morgan Sindall made an upgrade for its profit forecasts after a strong recovery from the first pandemic lockdown. This will allow Morgan Sindall to restart paying dividends to shareholders. Also, the contractor presumes with confidence that the latest lockdown will have less impact.

The future lock down/s might not deteriorate the business, and the next lockdown it is yet to start tomorrow. The prediction for full year results to December 31 2020 stands to be up with a positive trading update on 4th November.

And the £60m forecast this summer will see a slight high in reality. Construction and infrastructure is trading strongly delivering profit margins above 2% alongside a secured order book of £3.8bn.

15% below last year’s levels are observed on the order book of Fit Out but “this is more than offset by the value of projects at preferred bidder stage.” Morgan Sindall also confirmed it has now paid back the £9.5m in furlough cash claimed earlier this year. £150m were the daily net cash levels in the business.

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