COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF
Wednesday 26 April 1995
Broadstoner Holdings, which was formerly Sears Engineering Holdings, reported taxable profits of £14.1m, up from £4.3m, for the year to 31 January. The result included a profit of £11m on the sale of fixed asset investments.
Ramco Energy, the oil services company, made pre-tax profits of £1.62m in the year to 31 December. The result compared with a profit of £348,000 in 1993. Earnings per share were 5.56p, sharply up from 0.6p. The final dividend will be doubled to 1p.
Glenchewton, the distributor of toys and electrical components, lost £468,000 in 1994 compared with a £606,000 taxable profit the year before. Loss per share was 1.85p, against earnings of 1.89p. There is no dividend payment.
Hollas Group, which imports and distributes made-up garments, lost £1.35m before tax in the year to 31 March compared with a £165,000 profit in 1993/94. Loss per share was 1.03p. There is a same-again second interim dividend of 0.3p.
S&U, the consumer credit group, raised pre-tax profits from £5.6m to £6.05m in the year to 31 January. Earnings per share climbed from 30.73p to 33.03p. Final dividend is 9.5p, which raises the total from 10.45p to 12.5p.
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