Hartlepools Water Company lifted pre-tax profits to pounds 720,000 ( pounds 670,000) in the six months to 30 September. Earnings per share are 71p (67p). Interim dividend is 23p (22p).
NMC, the paper, plastics and printing group, achieved a 52 per cent rise in pre-tax profits from pounds 2.9m to pounds 4.3m in the six months to 30 September, helped by a jump in turnover to pounds 64.8m ( pounds 52.1m). Earnings per share are 4.44p (2.01p). Interim dividend is 1.25p (0.5p).Reuse content