COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF
Wednesday 17 May 1995
Anglo Irish Bank lifted pre-tax profits to Ir£8.5m (Ir£6.2m) in the six months to 31 March. EPS 2.63p (2.6p). Interim dividend is 2.63p (2.6p).
Hartlepools Water surged to £2.65m (£1.5m) pre-tax profit in the year to 31 March. Turnover edged ahead to £5.9m (£5.5m). EPS 24.6p (14.3p). Final dividend is 4.1p, making 6.5p (6p) for the year.
PWS Holdings, insurance and reinsurance brokers, turned around from £446,000 taxable loss to £342,000 pre-tax profit in the six months to 31 March, despite a drop in turnover to £6.6m (£7.1m). EPS 0.6p (LPS 0.5p). Interim dividend is 0.25p.
Raglan Properties, a property investor and trader, announced a three- fold increase in pre-tax profits from £1.6m to £5.65m for the year to 31 March. Turnover improved to £19.8m (£13.2m). EPS 3.33p (2.73p). Total dividend is 1p.
UPF Group, producers of vehicle chassis frames, achieved higher pre-tax profits of £2.6m (£1.7m) in the six months to end February on turnover of £23.5m (£20.7m) . EPS 6.41p (5.4p). Interim dividend is 1.5p.
Westbury, the housebuilder, announced a 52 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £12.6m (£8.3m) for the year to 28 February. Turnover grew to £169.2m (£152.1m). EPS 12.7p (9p). Dividend is 3.85p, making 5.75p.
Britain First criticised for using actress's memory to draw attention to their 'hate-filled home page'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery rumours: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
FCKH8: YouTube reinstates provocative anti-sexism video showing young girls swearing
Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
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