Elbief, the leather goods, handbag frames and accessories maker, deepened pre-tax losses to pounds 592,000 ( pounds 451,000) in the year to 30 April on sales of pounds 3.7m ( pounds 4.4m). Loss per share worsened to 4.3p (3p).
Yorklyde, the cloth and rugs maker, improved pre-tax profits to pounds 1.5m ( pounds 1.4m) in the six months to 31 July. Earnings per share are 10.2p (9.4p). Dividend is 2.2p (2p).
Ferguson International Holdings lifted pre-tax profits to pounds 35.2m ( pounds 4.7m) in the six months to 31 August. Earnings per share are 10.4p (9.3p). Dividend is held at 4.25p.
Safeland, the property trader and developer, boosted pre-tax profits from pounds 36,000 to pounds 345,000 in the six months to 30 September. Earnings per share are 1.25p (0.13p). Interim dividend is 0.6p (0.06p). Safeland also announced a one-for-three rights issue to raise pounds 1.58m for property acquisitions.
Half-year to 30 June
Chesterfield Properties more than doubled pre-tax profits from pounds 3.4m to pounds 7.8m. Earnings per share improved to 20.3p (5.48p). Interim dividend is 4p (3.5p).
Davenport Knitwear increased pre-tax profits to pounds 607,000 ( pounds 374,000) on higher turnover of pounds 4.5m ( pounds 3.5m). Earnings per share are 23.45p (14.46p). No dividend.
Jarvis, the building and civil engineering contractor, sharply reduced pre-tax losses to pounds 630,000 ( pounds 1.7m). Loss per share is cut to 2.8p (8.1p).
London & Metropolitan, the property group, has agreed with its bankers to restructure its capital arrangements with the aim of reducing debt liabilities. It incurred a pounds 3.4m ( pounds 4.4m) pre-tax loss. Loss per share was 5.6p (6.8p).Reuse content