JCDecaux Profit Rises

Outdoor advertising group JCDecaux posted firs-thalf net profit of 114.1 million euros, 7.3% higher than the 106.3 million euros reported in the same period last year. Operating profit grew 5.7% to 280 mln euros.

The group confirmed its organic sales growth forecast of between 7% and 8% for the full year, similar to last year.