Experian directors sell after positive figures – MoneyWeek

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FinancedirectorPaulBrookscashedin£1。

99mworthofshares。

AllthreemenraisedsignificantamountsofcashfromoptionsalesinOctober。

TheyhavesubsequentlysoldnearlyalltheoptionsharestheyretainedatthattimeBrookssoldexactlythesamenumberasheretained。

ReportedprofitbeforetaxinthesixmonthstoSeptember2009roseto$351mfrom$318mayearearlier。

Benchmarkpre-taxprofit,whichexcludesexceptionalitems,rose5%to$437m。

BrokerCharlesStanleyhadforecastunderlyingpre-taxprofitof$425m。

Revenuedippedto$1,874mfrom$2,017m,butwas1%higheratconstantexchangerates,drivenbyastrongperformanceinLatinAmerica。

Yearonyearorganicrevenuegrowthwas1%forthegroupasawhole。

NetdebtattheendofSeptemberwas$2,048m,down$62moverthesixmonthperiod。

Robertwasupbeatinthetradingstatement:Inthesecondhalf,wecontinuetoexpectmodestorganicrevenuegrowthand,fortheyearasawhole,remainontracktogrowprofitsatconstantcurrencyanddeliverstrongfreecashflow。

TopDirectorBuys

RoyalBankofScotlandGroup(RBS)

Directorname:MrPhilipRHampton

Amountpurchased:250,000@36。

85p

Value:£92,125

GlobusMaritime(GLBS)

Directorname:MrGeorgeKarageorgiou

Amountpurchased:71,000@62。

67p

Value:£44,496

FBDHoldings(FBH)

Directorname:MrAndrewLangford

Amountpurchased:3,000@€6。

80

Value:€20,400

RoyalBankofScotlandGroup(RBS)

Directorname:MrJohnMcFarlane

Amountpurchased:50,000@37。

77p

Value:£18,885

TopDirectorSells

ExperianGroup(EXPN)

Directorname:MrDonRobert

Amountsold:700,000@592。

60p

Value:£4,148,200

ExperianGroup(EXPN)

Directorname:MrChrisCallero

Amountsold:475,000@585。

00p

Value:£2,778,750

ExperianGroup(EXPN)

Directorname:MrPaulBrooks

Amountsold:337,645@588。

32p

Value:£1,986,433

ExperianGroup(EXPN)

Directorname:MrChrisCallero

Amountsold:120,150@592。

29p

Value:£711,636

Petmin(PTMN)

Directorname:MrLebogangAKMogotsi

Amountsold:500,000@14。

00p

Value:£70,000

Petmin(PTMN)

Directorname:MrLebogangAKMogotsi

Amountsold:500,000@14。

00p

Value:£70,000

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