DESIGN and engineering consultancy firm
Hyder attributed the decline to delayed contract awards in
Revenue slipped down to £296.8m from £298.1m.
But the firm hiked its dividend by eight per cent to 13p per share and unveiled a record order book of £440m. "We have a solid pipeline, record order book and are confident we will continue to capture a sizeable share of our target markets," said chairman Sir
Outlook for the year remains unchanged.
Hyder's shares closed 5.6 per cent lower, but Liberum was upbeat on the stock. "Full-year results in line with expectations… The shares would be up, if they were not already up going into the results," said the research.
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