Kingfisher Plc (KGF.L) Announced, in its final results for the year ended 31 January 2019, that sales rose to £11,685 million
from £11,655 million posted in the preceding year. The company’s profit before tax stood at £322
million, compared to a profit of £682 million reported in the previous year. The basic earnings per
share stood at 10.3p, compared to earnings of 22.1p reported in the previous year. The Board has
recommended a final dividend of 7.49p per share. Separately, the company announced that it has
launched the succession process for the position of Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), as a part of
the Board's regular talent and succession planning process. Véronique Laury, Group CEO, will
continue with her responsibilities until a departure date has been decided.