Chemex International, provider of chemical analytical services, revealed a turnaround from pounds 94,000 taxable loss to pounds 49,000 pre-tax profit in the six months to 31 March. Turnover improved to pounds 780,000 ( pounds 610,000). Earnings per share recovered to 0.12p (Lps 0.24p). No dividend.
Lynx Holdings, the computer hardware and software group, more than quadrupled pre-tax profits from pounds 105,000 to pounds 460,000 in the six months to 31 March. Turnover increased to pounds 7.3m ( pounds 4.7m). Earnings per share are 1.15p (0.83p). Interim dividend is 0.36p (0.3p).
Northern Leisure, the discos and bowling alleys group that underwent a big restructuring at the end of last year under Whitegate Leisure, its old name, yesterday announced a 51 per cent jump in pre- tax profits to just over pounds 1m ( pounds 682,000) for the six months to 28 February. Earnings per share rose to 3.4p (2.4p). No dividend.
REA Holdings, the plantation crops, merchants and warehousing group, achieved pounds 1.05m pre-tax profit (loss pounds 326,000) for the year ended 31 December. Turnover edged ahead to pounds 90.6m ( pounds 87.8m). Earnings per share were 3.2p (7.6p).Reuse content