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 […]
Andrew Tinkler has stepped down as CEO of Stobart Group, the business he has headed since it listed on the stock market in 2007.
The promise of a solid first half in its financial year did little to improve investor confidence in Stobart Group – because investors were already ahead of the curve. On 17 April it was trading at a year low of 76.5pence per share. Today its at its year high of 109.5p – proving that investors have faith in the direction Andrew Tinkler is taking the company.
It is amazing what an up-beat trading statement can do. Transport related shares have been stuck in the doldrums for a while, but all it took was for UK Mail to say it saw its highest ever daily volumes across its parcels and mail divisions in March, and it is jolly hockey sticks all round