Hellenic Exchanges reports slightly lower results in 2018

Hellenic Exchanges Group on Monday said its consolidated net profits – after taxes – totaled 3.0 million euros in 2018, from 3.1 million in the previous year, a decline of 1.6 pct. Group turnover was 26.6 million euros, down 3.0 pct over the same period, while consolidated revenue after deduction of Capital Market Commission’s fee was 25.6 million euros in 2018, down 3.0 pct from 2017.

Average daily turnover was 55.7 million euros last year from 58.8 million in 2017, a decline of 5.3 pct, while the market’s average capitalization was 52.2 billion euros, up 4.0 pct from 2017.

The board plans to pay a 0.05 euro per share dividend to shareholders, along with a capital return of 0.11 euro per share.