DCS Group, which supplies computer software to the motor and distribution industries, more than doubled pre-tax profits to £105,000 (£41,000) in the six months to 31 December, backed by a sharp increase in turnover to £4m (£2.6m). Earnings per share rose to 0.88p (0.56p). No dividend.
Green Property, the property investment and trading group, achieved Ir£4m (Ir£2.1m) pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 December. Earnings per share Ir10.59p (Ir8.68p). Final dividend Ir3p, making Ir4.2p (Ir4p).
Paramount, the pub owner and operator, lifted pre-tax profits to £385,000 (£273,000) in the six months to 30 November. Earnings per share slipped to 0.28p (0.4p). Dividend 0.047p.
Towry Law, provider of financial services, incurred £1.1m taxable loss (profit £565,000) in the six months to 31 December. There was a drop in turnover to £9.4m (£10.9m). Loss per share is 5.4p (EPS 1.9p). The interim dividend was maintained at 1.5p.