Funeral provider InvoCare says the coronavirus Delta stress is likely to hamper gross sales slack this year, regardless of a return to first-half profit.
The corporate said it ought to also no longer provide an earnings forecast for the financial year because of this of the spreading virus and linked limits on funerals.
InvoCare, which additionally offers cemeteries, improved gross sales within the main six months to June 30 and had a get profit of $44 million.
Shareholders will receive an awfully franked intervening time payout of 9.5 cents per portion.
Shares on the ASX were up 8.77 per cent to $12.16 at 1147 AEST.