Turners Automotive Group (NZX:TRA) produced an 11% increase in underlying net profit before tax (NPBT) from NZ$26 million to NZ$28.8 million for the year ended 31 March 2020.
- Group revenue fell 1% reaching NZ$333 million
- Strong increases in the finance, insurance & credit management businesses
- Auto retail affected by slowdown in last 6 weeks of FY20 due to Covid-19
- Solid gains in market share, within the context of a moderating used car market
Final dividend of 6 cents per share was declared by the company. TRA responded positively to COVID-19 with business recovering faster in May after a fall in April. The firm has plans to continue retail optimisation, increase auto retail market share and de-risking of its finance business.
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