YouGov more than doubles statuory FY pretax profit

YouGov has more than doubled its statuory FY pretax profit to £5.5m, from £2.7m. Dividend per share was 1.4p, from 1.0p.

Revenue came in at £88.2m, from £76.1m.

"YouGov has delivered strong growth in revenue and profit," said CEO Stephan Shakespeare in a statement.

"The expansion in our global data products and services such as YouGov BrandIndex and YouGov Omnibus demonstrates their stand-alone strength and also the further potential benefits to clients that we can offer by bringing all of our data together in the YouGov Cube.

"We are continuing our journey towards becoming a global data and analytics business and this will remain the focus of our investment in our technology and staff resources.

"Trading in the current financial year has started in line with our expectations and we remain well positioned to continue to grow our business in accordance with our goals and to exploit the tremendous potential of YouGov's connected data system."