Profits up 11% at DCC as healthcare drives strong half-year growth

Profits reach £195.8 million in six months to September 2021 while revenues rise to £7.52 billion

Donal Murpy, DCC chief executive: ‘Each of our four divisions has delivered good growth.’ Picture: Patrick Bolger

Operating profits at DCC, the Irish group, jumped by more than 11 per cent to £195.8 million led by strong growth in its healthcare division.

The international sales, marketing and support services group this morning reported a 26.8 per cent increase in revenues from £5.93 billion to £7.52 billion in the six months to the end of September 2021.

The soaring revenues were delivered by steady growth across each of its four business segments which ...