Homeware store Adairs (ASX:ADH)
today released its results for the half year showing record sales and profitability at a time when its 43 Greater Melbourne stores were closed for almost half the period due to COVID-19 related restrictions.
Statutory NPAT is up 233.4 per cent to $43.9 million compared to the same corresponding period.
Sales and underlying EBIT exceeded the December 2020 guidance after adjusting for the $6.1 million repayment of the JobKeeper wage subsidy benefit.
The Company will repay the JobKeeper wage subsidy benefit for the period ($6.1 million) to the Government.
Shares in Adairs (ASX:ADH)
are trading 2.62 per cent higher at $4.31.