15 July 2015
J D Wetherspoon plc presents below its pre-close statement for the financial year to 26 July 2015. The preliminary results are due to be announced on 11 September 2015.
For the 11 weeks to 12 July 2015 like-for-like sales increased by 2.9% and total sales increased by 6.5%. In the year to date (50 weeks to 12 July 2015) like-for-like sales increased by 3.4% and total sales increased by 7.6%.
The operating margin in the 11 weeks to 12 July 2015 was 7.0%, compared with 8.3% in the same 11 weeks last year. The full-year operating margin is expected to be around 7.4% and, as previously indicated, full-year profit before tax is unlikely to be higher than last year.
|Q4 Interim Management Statement||15 July 2015|
|Preliminary Results Announcement||11 September 2015|
|Q1 Interim Management Statement||4 November 2015|
|AGM||12 November 2015|