Company News in Brief

Year to 30 September

Burndene Investments maintained pre-tax profits at pounds 5.8m. EPS 3.72p (3.59p). Total dividend is 1.75p (1.18p).

Trio Holdings, the investment trust, achieved pounds 5.1m pre-tax profit (loss pounds 68,000) on pounds 72.7m turnover. EPS 3.1p (LPS 2.25p). Total dividend 2.5p.

Six months to 30 September

Eliza Tinsley cut pre-tax profits to pounds 329,000 (pounds 408,000). EPS 2.84p (3.57p). Dividend is 1.96p (1.8p).

United Industries reduced taxable losses to pounds 553,000 (pounds 1.9m). LPS 1.48p (5.23p). No dividend.


Bankers Investment Trust increased net asset value per share to 183.5p (133.8p). Total dividend is raised to 3.68p (3.44p) for the year to 31 October.

Conrad deepened taxable losses from pounds 297,000 to pounds 1.5m in the six months to 30 June, hurt by a sharp fall in sales to pounds 770,000 (pounds 2.8m). LPS fell to 3.26p (1.01p). No dividend.

Reliance Security improved pre-tax profits to pounds 991,000 ( pounds 905,000) in the six months to 31 October. EPS 3p (2.7p). Dividend is held at 1.1p.