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Pressac Holdings improved pre-tax profits to pounds 619,000 ( pounds 605,000) in 26 weeks to 31 January. Earnings per share 1.55p (1.53p). Interim dividend is held at 0.75p.

Year ended 31 December

CIA Group rose to pounds 3.6m ( pounds 2.8m) pre-tax profit. Earnings per share 15.7p (13.6p). Total dividend is 4.35p (3.75p).

JW Spear advanced pre-tax profits to pounds 3.7m ( pounds 2.5m). Earnings per share 47.3p (32.2p). Total dividend is 14p (10p).

Bluebird Toys achieved pounds 1.55m pre-tax profit (loss pounds 3.55m). EPS 16.9p (loss 35.8p). Total dividend is 4.5p.

Derwent Valley lifted pre-tax profits to pounds 896,000 ( pounds 821,000). EPS 10.2p (6.1p). Total dividend held at 8.6p.

Edinburgh Oil and Gas made pounds 56,000 ( pounds 285,000) pre-tax.

Era Group fell to pounds 978,000 ( pounds 2.2m) pre-tax profit. EPS 0.96p (2.18p). Total dividend held at 8.6p.

Ferrum Holdings slumped to pounds 711,000 ( pounds 2.6m) pre-tax profit. EPS 1.7p (7.13p). Total dividend held at 2.5p.

Mayborn Group moved pre-tax profits ahead to pounds 3.55m ( pounds 2.7m). EPS 12.4p (10.1p). Total dividend is 5p (4.2p).

Michael Page fell to pounds 2.2m ( pounds 3.5m) pre-tax profit. Earnings per share 2.46p (3.75p). Total dividend held at 1.8p.

Relyon Group eased to pounds 2.6m ( pounds 2.7m). Earnings per share 8.86p (8.37p). Total dividend held at 4.9p.

Sunleigh cut pre-tax losses to pounds 557,000 (loss pounds 2.47m).

Vizcaya Holdings cut pre-tax losses to pounds 1.5m (loss pounds 3.6m).

Six months to 31 December

Ex-Lands boosted pre-tax profits to pounds 822,000 ( pounds 33,000) Earnings per share 1.19p (0.05p).