Good old Stobart. You can always count on them doing something that will hit the headlines. What was somewhat overshadowed yesterday – when it was revealed that Avril Palmer-Baunack would be leaving the role that was created for her in January – is some welcome financial news. Firstly: Stobart Group – having suffered several reporting periods in the doldrums – said that come 16 May it expects to report results moderately ahead of market expectations. Secondly: Stobart revealed it had […]
The MT basket of transport shares continues to have a little wobble in September, but it is worth keeping in mind just how much share values of transport firms have risen in the nine months of the year so far – pointing towards a more sustained recovery in the sector.
Tomorrow I will be speaking with Wincanton chief executive Eric Born as Britain’s second largest road transport operation (or is it?) reveals its latest annual accounts. The most important part is – can the company turn a profit and for much of the past 12 months it has promised “good progress” in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. Before then its been a week of scalping – shares in the transport tracker are either flat, or down, across […]
Andrew Tinkler has stepped down as CEO of Stobart Group, the business he has headed since it listed on the stock market in 2007.