Company News in Brief
Wednesday 26 October 1994
Boxmore International, maker of packaging products, increased profits before tax by 38 per cent to pounds 3.75m in the half- year to 30 June. Earnings per share rose from 9.4p to 10.9p. Interim dividend 1.38p (1.25p).
Blacks Leisure, retailer of leisure and sports equipment, lost pounds 53,000 in the half-year to 26 August against a taxable profit of pounds 638,000.
Loss per share 0.62p (earnings 1.86p). Interim dividend held at 0.75p.
UDO Holdings, which sells drawing office materials, raised taxable profits from pounds 3.7m to pounds 4.9m in the year to 31 July. Earnings per share 11.85p (8.99p). Final dividend is 5.78p, up from 5.13p.
Sunset & Vine, producer of television programmes, made pounds 1.02m ( pounds 108,000)in year to 30 June. Earnings per share 12.1p (1.3p). Dividend is 4p (3.5p).
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