COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF

Edinburgh Java Trust incurred £28,000 taxable loss (profit (£22,000) for the year ended 31 December. Net asset value per share fell to 42.53p (59.5p).

Kleinwort High Income Trust is paying 2p (1.875p) dividend for the six months to 31 December. Net asset value per share is 82.5p (117p).

Porvair, maker of microporous synthetic materials, lifted pre-tax profits to £3.1m (£2.55m) for the year to 30 November as turnover rose to £24.9m (£21.9m). Earnings per share are 14.5p (13.2p). Final dividend 3.2p, making 4.8p (4.2p).

P&P, the computer hardware and software firm, advanced pre-tax profits to £8m (£4.1m) for the year to 30 November, helped by a 21per cent jump in turnover to £263.9m (£217.3m). Earnings per share climbed to 8.2p (4.1p). Final dividend is 1.65p, making 2.

6p (2p).

TR City of London Trust is paying an improved 1.31p (1.23p) dividend on £7m (£6.3m) taxable revenue. Net asset value per share dropped to 141.39p (160.13p).

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