Lloyds Banking reports FY18 EPS 5.5p vs. 4.4p last year
Reports FY18 underlying profit GBP8.07B vs. GBP7.63B last year. CEO Antonio Horta-Osorio said: "2018 has been a year of strong strategic and financial delivery,as we build on our unique capabilities to transform the Group to succeed in a digital world. We have made significant progress against the priorities we set out at the start of the year when we launched the third stage of our strategic plan, which is supported by investment of more than GBP 3 billion over the plan period. We have also delivered another year of increased statutory profits and returns along with strong capital build and, as a result, have been able to recommend an increased dividend and share buyback to our investors."