Saturday June 6, 2020

DCC: Catch this horse before it bolts once more

The current drop in DCC’s share price gives investors a golden opportunity to back one of the best performers of the past two decades

18th November, 2018
Donal Murphy, chief executive of DCC: the company has consistently met expectations Picture: Maura Hickey

DCC’s results came out last week and, as always, didn’t disappoint. DCC has an enviable track record that has served long-term shareholders brilliantly – outperforming the market and delivering uninterrupted double to high-teen growth rates in earnings every year over the past decade.

In 24 years up to this year, DCC’s total return to shareholders was 6,450 per cent: no, there isn’t a decimal point missing there. It is a return...

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