Company News in Brief
Wednesday 19 October 1994
William Bedford, the antiques dealer and restorer, turned around from pounds 11,000 taxable loss to pounds 96,000 pre-tax profit in the six months to 30 June, helped by a sharp rise in sales to pounds 1.2m ( pounds 651,000).
Earnings per share recovered to 1.8p (LPS 0.1p).
Henry Boot & Sons, the property and construction group, lifted pre- tax profits to pounds 2.6m ( pounds 2.35m) in the six months to 30 June, supported by an 11.5 per cent increase in turnover from pounds 64.6m to pounds 72m. Earnings per share improved to 6.8p (6.3p). Dividend is 1.85p.
Castle Mill International, the fashionwear and handbags importer and distributor, deepened taxable losses to pounds 323,000 ( pounds 256,000) in the six months to 30 June. Sales were marginally ahead at pounds 1.04m ( pounds 1m). Loss per share, however, was cut to 1.58p (1.84p).
Town Centre Securities, the property developer and investment group, hoisted pre-tax profits from pounds 8.1m to pounds 8.8m for the year to 30 June.
Turnover was better at pounds 20m ( pounds 18.2m). Earnings per share rose to 6.75p (5.65p). Final dividend is 2.6p, making 3.8p (3.4p).
elephant appealThe first 23 lots in our charity auction have now gone. But there are 22 more still up for grabs
From rainforests and reefs to beaches and boat trips
The Silicon Valley awards which treat scientists like rockstars
comedy'Fresh Meat' star sees off stiff competition from Alan Carr, David Mitchell, Graham Norton, Lee Mack and Sarah Millican to win top prize
Mystery of Epping Forest 'big cat' is solved
North Korea: First Kim Jong-un orders execution of uncle - now it emerges that victim's wife was involved in decision to execute him
Australia incest case: Deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
Woman who miscarried in private prison 'made to clean up after herself,' court told
Fox News presenter tells viewers it is a 'fact' that both Jesus and Santa Claus are white
- 1 Italian court annuls prison sentence for elderly paedophile after 11-year-old victim tells investigators in Catanzaro that she loves him
- 2 Australia incest case: Deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
- 3 Woman who miscarried in private prison 'made to clean up after herself,' court told
- 4 Physicists discover 'clearest evidence yet' that the Universe is a hologram
- 5 Fox News presenter tells viewers it is a 'fact' that both Jesus and Santa Claus are white
- < Previous
- Next >
iJobs Money & Business
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits: Harrington Starr: Risk Managemen...
£Attractive Package: Citifocus: This is a new role offering the successful can...
£250 - £300 per day: Harrington Starr: Help drive the design, utilization and ...
£32000 per annum: Harrington Starr: Desktop Support (client facing, 1st/2nd Li...