Published on: March 19, 2018

Time to press the button

Two features stood out in Forterra’s first full year results since its IPO:another significant ‘beat’ on cashflow expectations; and the formal signal that Britain’s second biggest brickmaker was to ‘press the button’ on a new plant, having previously waited until there was clear evidence of sustainable housebuilding demand. We believe the time is right, but that the company will remain measured in its expansion, in keeping with what we believe is its conservative track record.

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