Hilcare, the USM-quoted maker of electronic, security and lighting products, reported a fall in pre-tax profits to pounds 59,000 ( pounds 194,000) for the year to 31 March. The company said: 'The results were impacted by an exceptional bad debt of pounds 59,000 incurred after the year end.' The dividend was held at 0.5p.
Peter Cox made pounds 903,000 ( pounds 932,000) pre-tax profit in the year to 28 December on sales of pounds 30.5m ( pounds 34.3m).
ML Laboratories made first half pre-tax losses of pounds 447,000 against a previous loss of pounds 172,000. There was no interim dividend.
NMC Group full year pre-tax profits were pounds 5.01m against pounds 7.39m. There was no final dividend making 1.25p vs 3.55p.Reuse content