COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF
Friday 12 May 1995
James Finlay, the food grower and trader and merchant banker, dropped to £7.25m (£13.8m) pre-tax profit for the year ended 31 December. Turnover eased to £176.4m (£184.7m). EPS 3.5p (5p). Final dividend is 2.15p, making a total unchanged at 4.15p.
Gieves Group, the publisher and retailer, lifted pre-tax profits to £1.7m (£1.4m) in the year to 31 January. EPS 5.7p (6.2p). Final dividend is 1.25p, making 1.75p (1p).
Haemocell deeped its taxable loss to £1.4m (£1.1m) in the six months to 28 February. LPS 6.6p (5.1p). No dividend.
MMT Computing increased pre-tax profits to £1.4m (£1.2m) in the six months to 28 February on turnover up from £4.8m to £6.4m. EPS 7.4p (6.4p). Dividend is 1.8p (1.5p).
Panther Securities, the property dealer and investment firm, more than doubled pre-tax profits to £1.7m (£707,000) for the year ended 31 December. Turnover jumped to £6.3m (£3.3m). EPS 7.2p (3.7p). The final dividend is 1.6p, making 2.7p.
Parkland Group, the yarn spinner and dyer and cloth maker, maintained pre-tax profits at £2.2m for the year to 28 February despite a drop in turnover to £49.7m (£54.8m). EPS 23.1p (16.7p). Final dividend is 3.5p, making 5.5p (5p).
Perpetual, managers of investment trusts, achieved £17m (£16.5m) pre- tax profit in the six months to 31 March. EPS 44.31p (43.6p). Dividend is 11p (10p).
Warner Howard, which hires and sells commercial laundry and hand drying systems, reported pre-tax profits of £7.1m (£6.8m) for the year to 28 February. EPS 20.97p (20.67p). Final dividend is 5.2p, making 8p (7.31p).
Regular cast member Ste Hay, played by Kieron Richardson, is about to test TV boundaries
- 1 Lee Evans announces retirement from comedy on The Jonathan Ross Show
- 2 Pirelli calendar 2015: The problem with 'plus-size' models like Candice Huffine
- 3 These grandmas smoking weed for the first time are wonderful
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
Jeff Fletcher dead: Britpop guitarist is decapitated by lorry in horrific traffic accident
These grandmas smoking weed for the first time are wonderful
Jimmy Ruffin dead: Motown legend, who wrote 'What Becomes of the Brokenhearted', dies aged 78
New York snowstorm: Five dead and state of emergency declared as 'wall of snow' buries Buffalo
Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
G20 summit: Enter Putin. Accompanied by four warships. To the sound of mockery
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
David Cameron 'compares Vladimir Putin’s Russia to Nazi Germany' ahead of tense meeting
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
G20 summit: David Cameron warns Vladimir Putin that Russia's relationship with the West is at a 'fork in the road' over Ukraine
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