Farepak, the mail order and food processing group, slipped deeper from pounds 1.4m to pounds 1.5m taxable loss in the six months to 31 October, suffering from a 29 per cent fall in turnover to pounds 8.1m ( pounds 11.4m). Interim dividend is 1.85p (1.65p).
Gresham Telecomputing, the software products firm, revealed lower pre-tax profits of pounds 551,000 ( pounds 767,000) for the year ended 31 December, hit by a fall in turnover to pounds 5.8m ( pounds 7.3m). Earnings per share are 1.04p (1.94p). Final dividend is 0.27p (0.25p).
Louis Newmark, the machine maker and watches distributor, reduced pre-tax losses from pounds 888,000 to pounds 638,000 in the six months to 31 March, helped by higher turnover of pounds 12.1m ( pounds 10.6m). Loss per share was cut to 15.2p (30p). No dividend.
Partridge Fine Arts, the antique furniture dealer, lifted pre-tax profits to pounds 1.8m ( pounds 1.1m) for the year to 31 October. Turnover rose to pounds 13.7m ( pounds 8.4m). Earnings per share are 5.54p (3.25p). Final dividend is 1.5p, making 2.7p (2.25p).
Witan Investment Company is paying a 3.1p dividend, lifting the total payout from 5.6p to 5.8p. Net asset value per share rose to 271.7p (212.8p).Reuse content