Company News in Brief
Wednesday 02 September 1992
Astec (BSR), the electrical and communication equipment maker, rose from pounds 2.7m loss to pounds 2.2m pre-tax profit in the half year to 30 June, despite a drop in turnover from pounds 134.2m to pounds 124.4m.
Macfarlane Group increased pre-tax profits from pounds 4m to pounds 4.55m for the half-year to 30 June. Interim dividend is 1.88p.
Flogas, the liquefied petroleum gas company based in Ireland, has made Ir pounds 7.2m (Ir pounds 6.7m) pre-tax profit for the year to 31 May. Final dividend is 4.98p, making 7.92p (7.41p).
Gartmore Value Investments' net asset value per share was slashed to 10.4p (27.4p) as at 31 July. Dividend is raised to 0.9525p (0.925p) for the first quarter.
NFL fans were so loud during a match that their celebrations registered as a minor earthquake
Tyre firm aimed to show how their tyres would perform in ‘unexpected’ conditions
filmAs she returns to musicals in Black Nativity, the Oscar winner opens up about coming back from tragedy
TelevisionThe enduring fascination with the life of the aristocrat fugitive continues in an ITV drama. We hear from its stars
North Korea: Kim Jong Un 'sacks powerful uncle and has his aides executed'
Nigella Lawson admits taking cocaine twice but says claims she was an addict are 'ridiculous'
Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
Lee Rigby murder trial: Police reveal dramatic new images and footage of the moments two suspects are arrested
Food poverty in UK has reached level of 'public health emergency', warn experts
- 1 John Williams' Stoner wins Waterstones Book of the Year
- 2 The hardwired difference between male and female brains could explain why men are 'better at map reading'
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Food poverty in UK has reached level of 'public health emergency', warn experts
- 5 I’m sure Kate Moss doesn't care about posing for Playboy. But I do
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