22.06.17Group revenue for the financial year to 31 March 2017 was £198.8m, 6.9% up on last year's £185.9m. The operating profit was £14.2m, up £1.0m from £13.2m.
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21.06.17Whitbread PLC today reports its trading performance for the 13 weeks to 1 June 2017
21.06.17· Results benefited from greater demand for agricultural inputs over the winter period but were affected by continued subdued trading at pet products business, Just for Pets
20.06.17NWF Group plc ("NWF" or "the Group"), the specialist agricultural and distribution business delivering feed, food and fuel across the UK, today announces a trading update for the financial year ended 31 May 2017 and its notice of results.
19.06.17The Company has acquired the 23,007 sq ft Wells Green Retail Park in Sheldon, five miles from Birmingham city centre on the busy A45 Coventry Road. The site comprises three units occupied by Dreams, Pets at Home and Halfords, with nearby retailers including Morrisons, Tesco, Topps Tiles and Aldi.
15.06.17PZ Cussons Plc, a leading international consumer products group, today issues the following trading update in respect of the year ended 31 May 2017.
15.06.17Sprue (AIM: SPRP), one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, is holding its Annual General Meeting today at which Graham Whitworth, Executive Chairman, will make the following statement:
15.06.17When I was writing this statement last year we had suffered the immediate effects of the 3% increase in stamp duty and were continuing to suffer the on-going effects of it. We had also suffered the uncertainties of the referendum campaign and were now being warned about the possible effects of "Brexit". Whilst some of the trade figures have been encouraging since the "Brexit" vote, we have since had the uncertainties generated by a general election campaign. The general election result has done nothing to inspire the confidence that we all crave.
14.06.17In 2014 the requirement for UK listed companies to produce an Interim Management Statement ("IMS") was removed. In July 2016, it was announced that British American Tobacco p.l.c. would no longer publish a quarterly IMS, and would instead issue short trading updates prior to start of the closed periods for the Interim and the Full Year results.
13.06.17Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG), a leading UK developer and constructor of multi occupancy property assets, with a focus on the student accommodation sector, is pleased to announce that the Group has completed the forward sale of a portfolio of six developments (the 'portfolio') to an institutional investor, Europa Generation, for a gross development value of £165 million. The consideration payable to Watkin Jones plc over the course of the developments is circa £153 million, net of client funding costs. Europa Generation is a joint venture by Europa Capital and Generation Estates Limited established to invest in prime purpose built student accommodation in the UK.
13.06.17Pressure Technologies (AIM: PRES), the specialist engineering group, announces its interim results for the 26 weeks to 1 April 2017, which show improving momentum across the Group.
13.06.17Park Group is the UK's leading provider of value-added prepaid gift, reward and savings products, to corporate and consumer markets. Sales are delivered through innovative leading edge digital channels, a direct sales force and a network of agents.
12.06.17The Company has acquired a 20,678 sq ft distribution unit on Access 26 Business Park, Langley Mill, located near junction 26 of the M1. Nearby occupiers include DHL, 3663 Logistics and Travis Perkins.
06.06.17Daniel Thwaites released their annual results for March 2016 to March 2017 at 9am today.
06.06.17Fulcrum, the UK's market leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, today announces its audited preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2017.
06.06.17B.P. Marsh & Partners PLC, the niche venture capital provider to early stage Financial Services businesses, announces its audited Group final results for the year to 31 January 2017.
05.06.17Somero Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to provide an update on trading ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 6 June 2017.
02.06.17Custodian REIT (LSE: CREI), the UK commercial real estate investment company, announces that the terms of its Investment Management Agreement ("IMA") with its external discretionary fund manager, Custodian Capital Limited ("the Investment Manager"), a subsidiary of Mattioli Woods plc, have been amended following expiry of the IMA's initial three year term.
02.06.17Photo-Me (PHTM.L), the instant-service equipment group, announces the following trading update for the year ended 30 April 2017 ahead of its final results which will be published on Tuesday, 27 June 2017.
01.06.17Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG), a leading UK developer and constructor of multi occupancy property assets, with a focus on the student accommodation sector, announces its half year results for the six months ended 31 March 2017.
31.05.17LondonMetric today announces its annual results for the year ended 31 March 2017
25.05.17"This has been an extremely busy and transformational six month period for the Group and the Board is pleased to have disposed of the majority of the investment property portfolio which crystallises the significant capital growth achieved over the past eight years.
25.05.17"We have delivered a strong performance for our customers, shareholders and the environment in this second year of the 2015-20 regulatory period. This performance combined with our confidence in delivering a net outperformance over the regulatory period has enabled us to commit to a further £100m of additional investment in the region. This will support our resilience projects bringing additional customer benefits over the next three years.
25.05.17Benchmark, the aquaculture biotechnology and food chain sustainability business, announces that Group performance for the six months to 31 March 2017 was broadly in line with the Board's expectations.
25.05.17"I am delighted with these results. Yet again we have outperformed the sector, and made progress on all key measures, with revenue, profit, margin, cash generation, investment, the value of our pub estate and shareholder returns all strongly ahead. This is the reward for our consistent strategy of running high quality, differentiated, individual and well invested pubs, at the heart of the communities in which they sit, staffed by well-trained and motivated teams of people.
25.05.17Henry Boot PLC, a company engaged in land promotion, property investment and development, and construction, will hold its Annual General Meeting at 12.30 p.m. today at which the Chairman will make the following statement regarding current trading and the outlook for the current financial year.
24.05.17LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces that it has sold its Morrisons food store in Loughborough for £32.5 million, reflecting a NIY of 4.25%.
Harworth Group plc - Jonson Cox, Chairman, announces intention to step down before 2018 Annual General Meeting
24.05.17Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Company"), the brownfield land regeneration and investment specialist, announces that Jonson Cox, Chairman, who is standing for re-election at today's Annual General Meeting, has informed the Board that this is the last time he will stand for election. He has confirmed his intention to step down from the Board at a date to be confirmed before the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
24.05.17Wynnstay, the agricultural and retail group, provides the following update on trading for the six months to 30 April 2017.
23.05.17STRONG REVENUE AND PROFIT GROWTH DRIVEN BY TELEVISION AND FAMILY, WITH STABLE RESULTS FROM FILM
23.05.17Strong operational improvements and customer delivery support dividend policy upgrade
23.05.17Scapa Group plc (AIM: SCPA), a global supplier of bonding solutions and manufacturer of adhesive-based products for the healthcare and industrial markets, today announces its Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 March 2017.
23.05.17"Driver's fortunes have improved significantly. Comparison with the equivalent period last year shows a dramatic turnaround. Whilst this financial improvement is indeed encouraging we are of course far from complacent. There is much more that can be achieved and we remain focused on delivering further profit growth and debt reduction over the coming months and years. The recent successful equity raise where we were fortunate enough to be able to call on both supportive long-standing shareholders and indeed to encourage excellent quality new holders to the register, has been central to allowing us to concentrate on the execution of our strategy to deliver significantly better returns than those of more recent times.
18.05.17Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts, announces it is the Official Sports Nutrition Supplier to Cycling Australia, the internationally recognised body for cycling in Australia. This agreement is in line with the Company's continued expansion into fast-growing international sports markets.
18.05.17Marston's PLC ("Marston's" or "the Group") today announces that it has agreed to acquire the Charles Wells brewing business from the Charles Wells Group for a cash consideration of £55 million, plus working capital adjustments.
18.05.17In advance of the company's AGM tomorrow, Greggs plc is providing an update on its business.
18.05.17A high quality pub and beer business continuing to deliver growth
17.05.17Tarsus Group plc (LSE: TRS, "Tarsus" or the "Group"), the international business-to-business media group, is today providing a trading update on its current financial year to date.
17.05.17Patisserie Holdings PLC, the leading UK branded café and casual dining group, today reports its interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2017
16.05.17Zytronic plc, a leading specialist manufacturer of touch sensors, announces its consolidated interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2017.
16.05.17Accrol Group Holdings plc, the AIM-listed leading independent tissue converter, provides the following trading update for the twelve-month period ended 30 April 2017.
16.05.17Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited ("Ocean Wilsons" or the "Group") is a Bermudian investment holding company which holds a portfolio of international investments, and through its subsidiary, Wilson Sons Limited, controls a maritime services and logistics company in Brazil.
16.05.17Park Group plc, the UK's leading multi-retailer gift voucher and prepaid gift card business focused on the corporate and consumer markets, today announces that its award-winning corporate incentives and rewards division, Love2Shop Business Services, is to start offering a portfolio of digital and physical rewards products to a worldwide audience.
15.05.17The Company has acquired three units within the 33,270 sq ft Coypool retail park in Plymouth, near the town centre and adjacent to the A38 Devon Expressway. The units are occupied by Oak Furniture Land, SCS and McDonald's, with nearby retailers including Bensons for Beds, B&M, Harveys Furniture, Next Home and DFS.
15.05.17Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, today announces its interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2017.
11.05.17Fulcrum Utility Services, the UK's market leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, announces today that Martin Donnachie, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, has notified the Board of his intention to stand down from the role on 31 July 2017. Martin has been instrumental in the turn-around of the business over the past four years and has successfully established the Company's profitable track record and growth strategy.
09.05.17Treatt Plc (the 'Group'), the manufacturer and supplier of innovative ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragrance, beverage and consumer products industries, announces its half year results for the six months ended 31 March 2017.
03.05.17Delivering our differentiated strategy of creating a leading multi-channel Food, General Merchandise, Clothing and Financial Services retailer
27.04.17In the first three months of this year we have delivered strong financial performance with increased underlying profit, a significant improvement in statutory profit and returns, and strong capital generation. These results continue to demonstrate the strength of our customer focused, simple and low risk business model and our ability to respond to a challenging operating environment.
26.04.17The Group's trading performance for the first quarter of 2017 is in line with management expectations.
26.04.17"The Group has made a strong start to the year with growth across all of our core businesses. In particular, we recorded strong results in the SwapClear OTC clearing service, and at FTSE Russell. We also have the first contribution from Mergent, having completed the transaction at the start of the quarter.
26.04.17Devro plc, one of the world's leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry, issues the following trading update for the period 1 January 2017 to the current date ("the period"), ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held at 11.00am today.
20.04.17Unilever PLC is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Company's segments include Personal Care, which currently includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Foods, which primarily includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; Home Care, which primarily includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products, and Refreshment, which primarily includes sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages. The Company's geographical segments include Asia/AMET/RUB, The Americas and Europe. Its brands include Axe, Dirt is Good (Omo), Dove, Family Goodness (Rama), Heartbrand (Wall's), Hellmann's, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, Rexona, Sunsilk and Surf. The Company operates in more than 100 countries, selling its products in more than 190 countries. The Company operates approximately 310 factories in over 70 countries.
13.04.17Scapa Group plc (AIM: SCPA), a global supplier of bonding solutions and manufacturer of adhesive-based products for the Healthcare and Industrial markets, is today providing an unaudited year end update for the twelve months ended 31 March 2017.
13.04.17Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Company"), the brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist, is pleased to announce that it has secured a resolution to grant planning permission for a major commercial redevelopment of the former Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire.
13.04.17PZ Cussons Plc, a leading international consumer products group, today issues the following trading update in respect of the period 25 January 2017 to 12 April 2017.
12.04.17Carr's (CARR.L), the Agriculture and Engineering Group, announces its results for the six months ended 4 March 2017.
10.04.17M.P.Evans Group PLC ("MP Evans", "the Group" or "the Company"), a producer of Indonesian palm oil, announces its unaudited preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
06.04.17Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, today announces that it has acquired UK based Zyex, which is recognised as a global leader in the manufacture of PEEK based fibres, principally for the Aerospace, Automotive and Industrial markets. The acquisition was made for a cash consideration of £10m and offers further downstream growth opportunities in the developing fibre applications area.
OPG Power Ventures - Amendment of Share Capital Rights in OPG Gujarat to address payment delays by state electricity companies
05.04.17OPG, the developer and operator of power generation plants in India, announces amendments to the share capital rights at its subsidiary, OPGS Power Gujarat Private Limited ("OPG Gujarat"), which owns and operates the 2 x 150 MW power plant at Kutch, Gujarat.
04.04.17Sprue, one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, announces its audited final results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
03.04.17Watkin Jones plc (AIM:WJG), a leading UK developer and constructor of multi occupancy property assets, with a focus on the student accommodation sector, announces its pre-close trading statement for the half year ended 31 March 2017.
31.03.17Sprue (AIM: SPRP), one of Europe's leading developers and suppliers of home safety products, today announces the following update relating to its Distribution and Manufacturing and Supply Agreements.
30.03.17Treatt Plc ('Treatt' or the 'Group'), the manufacturer and supplier of innovative ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragrance, beverage and consumer product industries today publishes a trading update for the half year ending 31 March 2017.
30.03.17Carr's (CARR.L), the Agriculture and Engineering Group, today announces the following trading update ahead of announcing its first half results for the 26-week period ended 4 March 2017.
29.03.17Termination of the Merger following EC decision London Stock Exchange Group plc ("LSEG") today announces that the European Commission ("Commission") has notified LSEG, Deutsche Börse AG ("Deutsche Börse") and HLDCO123 PLC ("HoldCo") of its decision to prohibit the recommended all-share merger between LSEG and Deutsche Börse (the "Merger"). The Merger is subject to certain Conditions, including one that relates to the European Commission (the "EC Merger Control Condition"). The EC Merger Control Condition is LSEG Condition 4 to the LSEG Acquisition as set out in Part IV of the Scheme Document and is Deutsche Börse Condition B.7 to the Deutsche Börse Acquisition as set out in Section 14.1 of the Exchange Offer Document. The EC Merger Control Condition to the Merger has become incapable of being satisfied and consequently, the Merger will not proceed to Completion. Accordingly, the proposed Scheme of Arrangement of LSEG and the proposed Exchange Offer for Deutsche Börse Shares have lapsed, and the Cooperation Agreement has been terminated.
29.03.17"Despite a tough six months in the UK and prevailing cost increases in raw materials - yet another record half year and a 7.1 % increase in dividend."
28.03.17Fulcrum Utility Services Limited ("Fulcrum" or the "Company"), the UK's market leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, today provides a trading update ahead of its financial year-end on 31 March 2017. The Company will publish its preliminary results on 6 June 2017.
28.03.17Current trading is in line with the group's expectations for the year ending 31 March 2017.
27.03.17Conygar announces that, in accordance with the terms of the general authority to make market purchases of its own shares granted to it by shareholders of the Company on 7 February 2017, the Company acquired 820,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the capital of the Company ("Shares") on 24 March 2017 at a price of 178 pence per Share. The acquired shares will be held in treasury.
27.03.17Ocean Wilsons Holdings Limited ("Ocean Wilsons" or the "Company") today announces its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
24.03.17Henry Boot PLC, a company engaged in land promotion, property investment and development, and construction, announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2016. Ticker: BHY: Main market premium listing: FTSE: construction & materials.
23.03.17Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts, is pleased to announce its audited final results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
23.03.17Overview Adnams saw strong growth in 2016 with our own beer sales passing 100,000 barrels for the first time in our history, a 9% increase over 2015 and sales of our own spirits grew by 66%. Overall turnover was also a record high at £70.3 million and operating profits were £3,937,000. Our operating result was 3.8% behind the previous year with the largest impact coming from the fall in Sterling in the second half of the year. We have substantial Euro and US Dollar costs relating to wine and hop purchases. Our profit before tax at £5,020,000 was 23% ahead of 2015 driven mainly by the profit that we made on the sale of the UK distribution rights for Lagunitas beer. The sale took place at the half year, and second half operating profits were reduced because we no longer had these rights. We have confidence in the underlying performance of the business and the growth that we have been seeing. On this basis, we are recommending a 4.2% increase in our final dividend. This represents an increase of 6p per 'B' share.
23.03.17LondonMetric Property PLC, today announces a placing (the "Placing") of up to 62,804,390 new Ordinary Shares (the "Placing Shares") representing approximately 9.9% of the Company's issued share capital. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Placing (the "Net Proceeds") to fund the acquisition of predominantly "last mile" distribution assets and to finance newly committed distribution developments.
23.03.17Ray Kelvin CBE, Founder and Chief Executive, said: "I am pleased to report another good year of progress in Ted Baker's expansion as a global lifestyle brand. We have continued to trade well and develop despite a backdrop of on-going external challenges across our global markets. This success reflects the strength and appeal of the brand as well as the outstanding quality of our collections.
17.03.17Harworth, the brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist, is pleased to announce that it has conditionally raised £27.8 million (before expenses) by placing 29,226,974 new ordinary shares of 10 pence each (the "Placing Shares") at a price of 95.0 pence per Placing Share (the "Placing Price") in order to accelerate continued expansion of its strategic land bank.
17.03.17Against the backdrop of the Board's stated desire to see the Company grow, the Board of HHI is pleased to announce the following proposals (the "Proposals") in respect of the Company:
16.03.17F W Thorpe Plc, designers, manufacturers and suppliers of professional lighting systems for the specification market is pleased to announce its interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2016.
08.03.17Anpario plc, the international producer and distributor of natural feed additives for animal health, hygiene and nutrition is pleased to announce its full year results for the twelve months to 31 December 2016.
06.03.17Devro plc ("Devro" or the "group"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry, announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
06.03.17Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Group"), the brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist, announces its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
06.03.17Custodian REIT (LSE: CREI), the UK property investment company, is pleased to announce a further property purchase.
03.03.17McKay Securities PLC, the only UK REIT specialising exclusively in the South East and London office and industrial markets, is pleased to announce that it has secured its first tenant at Prospero, its recently completed office development in Redhill.
03.03.17"The Group continues to execute against its strategic objectives, driving both short and longer term growth through organic investment and selective inorganic opportunities. This has resulted in another year of strong financial performance, with continued revenue growth, control of underlying expenses and a 21% increase in adjusted earnings per share. Each of our business areas delivered year-on-year growth, highlighting the strength in the diversity of our business, launching new products such as LCH Spider, new services in partnership with customers such as CurveGlobal and Turquoise Plato, and expanding our global footprint with acquisitions such as Mergent Inc.
02.03.17Nichols is an international soft drinks business with sales in over 85 countries, selling products in both the Still and Carbonate categories. The Group is home to the iconic Vimto brand which is popular in the UK and around the world, particularly in the Middle East and Africa. Other brands in its portfolio include Feel Good, Starslush, Levi Roots and Sunkist.
01.03.17Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, today announces results for the 26 weeks ended 24 December 2016.
01.03.17Tarsus Group plc (LSE: TRS, "Tarsus" or "the Group"), the international business-to-business media group, announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2016.
01.03.17Conygar Stena Line Limited, the joint venture between The Conygar Investment Company PLC ("Conygar") and Stena Line, is pleased to announce that Pembrokeshire County Council's planning committee has unanimously approved the application for first phase of the Fishguard Harbour Marina project.
28.02.172016 Financial highlights · Total sales up 7.0% to £894.2m (2015: £835.7m) · Company-managed shop like-for-like sales* up 4.2% (2015: 4.7%) · Operating profit excluding property profits** and exceptional items*** up 8.6% to £78.1m (2015: £71.9m) · Pre-tax profit excluding exceptional items*** £80.3m (2015: £73.0m) · Pre-tax profit £75.1m (2015: £73.0m) · Strong cash generation enabling significant, self-funded capital investment to support growth · Total ordinary dividend per share up 8.4% to 31.0p (2015: 28.6p)
28.02.17OPG (AIM: OPG), the developer and operator of power generation plants in India, announces its trading update for the quarter and the nine months ended 31st December 2016 ("Q3 FY17").
23.02.17'We have delivered strong financial performance in 2016 as we continue to make good progress against our strategic priorities. Underlying profit was £7.9 billion and statutory profit has more than doubled to £4.2 billion. We continue to improve our customers' experience, simplifying the business whilst growing in targeted areas and in December announced the acquisition of MBNA's prime UK credit card business. Strong capital generation, which is a consequence of our business model, has enabled us to fully cover the expected capital impact of the MBNA acquisition, increase our ordinary dividend by 13 per cent and pay a special dividend. As a simple, low risk, UK focused bank we are committed and well positioned to help Britain prosper and become the best bank for customers and shareholders.' António Horta-Osório Group Chief Executive
23.02.17Treatt Plc (the 'Group'), the manufacturer and supplier of innovative ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragrance, beverage and consumer product industries today publishes a trading update for its financial year ending 30 September 2017.
23.02.17Town Centre Securities PLC, the Leeds based property investor and car park operator, today announces its results for the six months ended 31 December 2016.
23.02.17"In a year which will be remembered for its political turbulence, intu is pleased to have recorded a strong set of results with six per cent growth in underlying earnings per share, an increased dividend and stable property values, leaving net assets per share (diluted, adjusted) unchanged at 404 pence.
21.02.17Netcall plc (AIM: NET), a leading customer engagement software provider, today announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2016.
21.02.17LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces the acquisitions of a regional distribution warehouse in Wakefield for £9.5 million and a last mile distribution warehouse in Dartford for £6.3 million; reflecting a blended NIY of 5.8% and a reversionary yield of 6.4%.
17.02.17Gordon Wilkinson, Chief Executive of Driver Group said: "The proposed fundraise announced today is intended to provide the necessary level of refinancing to normalise the capital structure of the business. On completion this additional financing will provide a solid platform on which to effect the remainder of the board's recovery plan and to capitalise on the current opportunities available to the business"
17.02.17Driver Group plc (AIM: DRV) announces a proposed fundraising of up to £8 million by way of the conditional placing ("Placing") of up to 22,857,143 Placing Shares at a minimum price of 35 pence per share with existing and new institutional investors.
16.02.17The Board is pleased to provide the following trading update ahead of the AGM being held at 2.00 p.m. today.
14.02.17Chairman's Statement I am pleased to report another productive performance by the Group for the six months ended 31 December 2016. Occupancy levels have remained high and underlying profit before tax has continued to grow, through active asset management and prudent investment acquisitions. We have also taken advantage of current economic conditions to refinance the majority of our banking facilities, reducing our average cost of borrowing and extending the terms of the loans.
13.02.17At the Scheme Court Hearing, held on Wednesday 8 February 2017, the Court sanctioned the Scheme to effect the Revised Severn Trent Acquisition. On Friday 10 February 2017, an application to appeal was made to the Court by seven shareholders of Dee Valley opposing the judgement to sanction the Scheme. At that hearing, the Court granted the opposing shareholders leave to appeal and stayed the delivery of the Order sanctioning the Scheme to the Registrar of Companies pending the outcome of any appeal.
08.02.17On 23 November 2016, the board of directors of Severn Trent announced a revised offer to acquire all of the Voting Ordinary Shares for 1,825 pence per share (pursuant to a scheme of arrangement of Dee Valley under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006) and the Non-Voting Ordinary Shares (pursuant to a contractual offer in accordance with Rule 14 of the Takeover Code) for 1,713 pence per share.
08.02.17Victrex plc, an innovative world leader in high performance polymer solutions, today releases its first quarter (Q1) Interim Management Statement ahead of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) being held today.
07.02.17B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc ("B.P. Marsh", the "Company" or the "Group") Trading Update Trading Update B.P. Marsh, the niche venture capital provider to early stage financial services businesses, is pleased to provide the market with an update on trading for the Group's financial year ended 31 January 2017.
02.02.17Anpario, the international producer of natural feed additives for animal health, hygiene and nutrition, releases the following trading statement for the year ended 31 December 2016.
31.01.17Severn Trent, a leading UK water and waste water company, today announces its trading update for the three months to 31 December 2016. After a strong operational performance in the third quarter, Severn Trent now expects net customer Outcome Delivery Incentive (ODI) rewards for the full-year 2016/17 to be ahead of previous guidance of £15 million. Whilst there remain two unpredictable winter months ahead, Severn Trent now expects to at least meet or exceed the level achieved last year (£23.2 million, pre-tax at 12/13 prices).
30.01.17James Halstead plc, the commercial flooring manufacturer and distributor, is providing the following trading update ahead of its interim results for the half-year to 31 December 2016. In his AGM trading update, on 2 December 2016, Mr. Geoffrey Halstead noted that trading to date had been challenging and making progress against the comparative half-year would be difficult. In addition, the Chairman commented on raw material shortages and price increases following supply chain problems.
27.01.17TClarke plc ("TClarke" or the "Group"), the Building Services Group, announces a year end trading update ahead of its preliminary results for the year ended 31st December 2016, which will be announced on Tuesday 28th March 2017.
27.01.17The boards of Tesco PLC ("Tesco"), the UK's leading food retailer, and Booker Group plc ("Booker"), the UK's leading food wholesaler, are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended share and cash merger (the "Merger") to create the UK's leading food business.
27.01.17Treatt Plc (the 'Company' or the 'Group'), the manufacturer and supplier of innovative ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragrance and FMCG industries will hold its AGM at 10.30 a.m. today, Friday 27 January 2017.
26.01.17OPG Power Ventures PLC, the developer and operator of power plants in India, announces the following update. In early November 2016, the federal government announced the de-monetisation of high denomination currency (Rs.500 & Rs.1000 bills which amounted to 85.5% of the currency in circulation). This degree of overnight contraction in currency supply had an effect on short term consumer spending across the country, which has impacted some of our customers and therefore their near term demand for electricity. As the short term effect of this gradually subsides, there is a widely held view that the event will act as a significant positive on the long term sustainable growth of India's economy. We believe we have been able to largely mitigate the impact to date of this event through the diversity of our customer base.
26.01.17"We have delivered another good all-round performance despite severe economic disruptions, particularly in India and Brazil, two of our largest markets. This further demonstrates the progress we have made in transforming Unilever into a more resilient business. We have again grown ahead of our markets, driven by strong innovations that support our category strategies. At the same time, we have accelerated our margin expansion even after absorbing the higher restructuring costs associated with the implementation of 'Connected 4 Growth', the next stage in our transformation.
26.01.17"Netcall has had robust trading in the first half of the financial year, with a growing order book and annualised recurring revenues. Our stated strategy of investing in the Group's cloud capabilities to capitalise on the rapidly growing SaaS market opportunity is yielding positive early results, and we are pleased with the progress achieved during the period. With a healthy sales pipeline, high levels of revenue visibility and strong financial position, the Board is confident in the Group's prospects for the year as a whole."
26.01.17"We continue to make good progress against our three point strategic plan: to grow and innovate in our core UK businesses; to focus on our strengths to grow internationally; and to build the capability and platform to support future growth. We remain on track to open c.3,700 new UK Premier Inn rooms and our committed pipeline stands at around 14,000 UK hotel rooms. We have also recently signed two additional sites in Germany (Freiburg and Essen) taking our committed German pipeline to five hotels. We expect to open 230-250 net new Costa coffee shops worldwide and to install at least 1,500 new Costa Express machines, having already surpassed our previous guidance of 1,250 in the current financial year.
26.01.17Highlights · First half year revenue of £240.4m, compared with previous year of £198.5m. · Revenue growth of 21%, 12% at constant exchange rates. · First half year profit before tax of £35.7m, compared with restated* £28.6m last year.
26.01.17Fuller, Smith & Turner P.L.C. (“Fuller’s” or “the Company”), the London brewer and premium pub company, today announces its trading update for the 43 weeks to 21 January 2017 (“the period”).
25.01.17Sprue (AIM: SPRP), one of Europe's leading home safety products suppliers, today announces a trading update ahead of the release of its audited final results for the year ended 31 December 2016, which are expected to be in line with market expectations. The figures set out in this announcement are subject to audit.
25.01.17Benchmark, the aquaculture biotechnology and food chain sustainability business announces its Preliminary Results for the year ended 30 September 2016 (the "period").
25.01.17PZ Cussons Plc, a leading consumer products group, announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 November 2016.
25.01.17"Our results are in line with market expectations and reflect the tough trading environment, which stemmed from an imbalance in world markets and has led to low output prices for farmers, most apparent in the dairy sector. Despite the backdrop, we continued to invest significantly across the Group to support efficiencies and future growth plans, and have further extended our trading reach in the South of England through our Wynnstay Store outlets.
25.01.17Further to the announcement made on 22 December 2016, Tarsus, the international business-to-business media group, is pleased to announce completion of the acquisition of 65% of Foshan Huaxia Home Textile Development Co., Ltd.
18.01.17The Board of Henry Boot PLC issues the following trading update for the year ended 31 December 2016 ahead of its full year results which will be announced on Friday, 24 March 2017.
17.01.17Greggs is the leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer in the UK,with over 1,750 retail outlets throughout the country. A strong finish to a year of good progres
17.01.17Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts, is pleased to announce the launch of its enhanced world-class banned substance testing regime with immediate effect.
16.01.17The board of directors of MP Evans (the "Board") is pleased to announce that it intends to commence an inaugural share buyback programme of £5 million (the "Programme").
13.01.17On 23 November 2016, the board of directors of Severn Trent announced a revised offer to acquire all of the Voting Ordinary Shares for 1,825 pence per share (pursuant to a scheme of arrangement of Dee Valley under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006) and the Non-Voting Ordinary Shares (pursuant to a contractual offer in accordance with Rule 14 of the Takeover Code) for 1,713 pence per share.
11.01.17Devro plc ("the Group"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry, today issues a trading update for the financial year ending 31 December 2016.
11.01.17Ted Baker PLC is a lifestyle brand that operates through three main distribution channels: retail, which includes e-commerce; wholesale; and licensing, which includes territorial and product licences.
11.01.17Cineworld Group plc was founded in 1995 and listed its shares on the London Stock Exchange in May 2007. The company has grown through expansion and by acquisition to become one of the leading cinema groups in Europe with the number one or number two position by number of screens in each of its regions. Cineworld currently operates 2,115 screens across 226 sites in the UK, Ireland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Israel. Today they have released the trading update
11.01.17Sainbury's today released its third quarter trading statement for the 15 weeks to 7 January 2017
10.01.17Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Group"), the brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist, today updates the market on trading for its financial year ended 31 December 2016.
10.01.17Carr's (CARR.L), the Agriculture and Engineering Group, is issuing its first trading update for the year ending 2 September 2017 to coincide with its Annual General Meeting being held in Carlisle today at 11.30 am.
10.01.17Tarsus Group plc (LSE: TRS, "the Group", "Tarsus"), the international business-to-business media group, finished 2016 well and Group like-for-like revenues, at constant exchange rates, increased by approximately 8%. The Board anticipates that results for the year ended 31 December 2016 will be in line with its expectations. The outlook for 2017 - the larger year in our biennial cycle - is positive.
10.01.17Somero® is pleased to provide the following update on trading for the financial year ended 31 December 2016.
10.01.17In the nine weeks to 1 January, like-for-like* (LFL) sales excluding fuel were up 2.9% (up 4.7% including fuel), our strongest performance for seven years. Total sales* were also up (2.0% excluding fuel, or 4.0% including fuel), despite the continuing impact of store closures. LFL transaction growth was again strong, up 5.2% year-on-year during the period.
10.01.17Nichols plc ("the Group"), today issues the following trading update for the year ended 31 December 2016. Group revenue for the year has increased by 7.3% totalling £117.3m (2015: £109.3m). The growth has come from both the UK and International business activities.
10.01.17Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts, is pleased to announce it is the Official Sports Nutrition Supplier to British Cycling, the internationally recognised body for cycling in the UK.
05.01.17Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts, is pleased to announce the following pre-close trading update ahead of the publication of its financial results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2016.
04.01.17Accrol Group Holdings plc, the AIM listed leading independent tissue converter, is pleased to announce its interim results for the six months to 31 October 2016.
04.01.17B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc (AIM: BPM), the specialist venture capital investor in early stage financial services businesses, announces that it has reached agreement to sell its entire 37.94% shareholding in Besso Insurance Group Limited ("Besso") for cash.
28.12.16Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Company"), the brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist, has today completed the sale of 43.71 acres at its flagship Logistics North development to a leading company for £22.5 million.
19.12.16Caledonia Investments plc ("Caledonia") is pleased to announce that it has agreed terms for the sale of Park Holidays UK ("Park Holidays"), the UK's third largest holiday park operator, to Tiger Bidco Limited, a special purpose vehicle incorporated by Intermediate Capital Group plc ("ICG"), for a headline enterprise value of £362m. Caledonia will receive £197m in cash, net of fees, for the sale of its 81.5% fully diluted equity stake. The net proceeds will be held on deposit for future investment.
19.12.16NWF Group plc ("NWF" or "the Group"), the specialist agricultural and distribution business delivering feed, food and fuel across the UK, today announces a trading update for the half year ended 30 November 2016 and its notice of results date.
19.12.16Duncan Lawrie Private Bank ("Duncan Lawrie") - Update on Duncan Lawrie, sale of loan book and sale of Duncan Lawrie Asset Management
16.12.16The Conygar Investment Company PLC, announces its results for the year ended 30 September 2016.
15.12.16PZ Cussons Plc announces its trading update in respect of the half year to 30 November 2016.
14.12.16LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") is pleased to announce that it has conditionally exchanged contracts to let its 357,000 sq. ft. development in Warrington. The property has been let to a major international retailer on a new 15 year lease with contractual uplifts. The terms of the letting are in line with LondonMetric's original business plan.
14.12.16McKay Securities PLC, the only Real Estate Investment Trust specialising entirely in the South East and London office and industrial markets, announces a further reduction of its interest rate swap.
13.12.16Pressure Technologies (AIM: PRES), the specialist engineering group, announces its preliminary results for the year ended 1 October 2016. John Hayward CEO, Pressure Technologies said: "The year has seen both the rebuilding of our Alternative Energy Division, following its restructuring in 2015, and the completion of the restructuring of our Manufacturing Divisions. The Group is far more resilient, with Manufacturing Divisions now structured to be profitable in the current market and an Alternative Energy Division on the brink of a breakthrough to sustainable revenues and profits. "Significant progress in diversification has been made in the Cylinders Division and we continue to seek out new products and markets for the EP and PMC Divisions. The acquisition of Martract Ltd in December 2016 will assist with this process."
09.12.16Marshalls' revenue for the 11 months ended 30 November 2016 was up 3 per cent at £375 million (2015: £365 million).
08.12.16National Grid plc ("National Grid") is pleased to announce that it has today entered into an agreement to sell a 61% equity interest in its UK gas distribution business ("NGGD") to a consortium (the "Consortium") of long-term infrastructure investors (the "Transaction"). The Consortium comprises Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets ("MIRA"), Allianz Capital Partners, Hermes Investment Management, CIC Capital Corporation, Qatar Investment Authority, Dalmore Capital and Amber Infrastructure Limited/International Public Partnerships.
08.12.16Pressure Technologies is pleased to announce that it has on 7 December 2016 acquired the entire issued share capital of UK based Martract Limited, a profitable, cash generative engineering business that specialises primarily in the grinding and lapping of ball and seat assemblies and gate valves. Martract is a highly specialist, niche business and the market leader in its field through its unrivalled intellectual property and strong longstanding customer relationships. The business is well known to the Group and has been a key supplier into the Precision Engineering Division ("PMC") for over 15 years. The Acquisition is a strong strategic fit with the PMC Division, it will join the other businesses in this division; Roota Engineering, Al-Met and Quadscot. Martract will help to vertically integrate the supply chain and further strengthen our ability to supply bespoke, complex solutions to industries demanding more innovative solutions to increasingly challenging problems.
07.12.16Fulcrum, the UK's market leading independent energy and multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2016. The Company has continued to improve its performance and strengthen its balance sheet. Trading performance this year to date is strong and prospects for the rest of the year look positive. The Company started paying dividends in 2014/15 with a modest final dividend and the Board's aim was to be able to increase dividends progressively to a stage where a formal dividend policy could be adopted. The Company's performance last year enabled the payment of significantly increased dividends for 2015/16. Today, the Board is announcing a formal dividend policy which it will apply to the current year 2016/17.
07.12.16Rights and Issues Investment Trust P.L.C. (the “Company”) announces that it has entered into an agreement (the “Buy-Back Agreement”) with its broker, Stockdale Securities Limited (“Stockdale”), to repurchase income shares of 25p each (“Shares”) on its behalf and within certain pre-set parameters until the date of announcement by the Company of its results for the year ending 31 December 2017, expected to be in February 2018 (the “Buy-Back Period”). The Company announced on 27 April 2016 that it intended to implement annual share buy-back arrangements to encourage the level of discount to be not more than 10 per cent.
07.12.16On 26 October 2016, the Company announced it was targeting a placing of in excess of £40 million of new Ordinary Shares under its Placing Programme under which the Company has authority to issue up to a maximum of 120 million shares (the "Placing"), as detailed in the Company's Prospectus dated 6 May 2016.
05.12.16Tarsus Group plc ("Tarsus" or the "Group"), the international business-to-business media group, announces that it has conditionally agreed to acquire 80.1 per cent of Connect Meetings, LLC (trading as "Connect") for a cash consideration of up to approximately $57.0 million (the "Acquisition"), payable by way of initial consideration of approximately $44.0 million plus up to $1.0 million for working capital and up to $12.0 million payable over the next two years subject to certain conditions.
02.12.16James Halstead Plc, the commercial flooring company, is holding its 101(st) AGM today at 12.00 noon at which the Chairman, Mr Geoffrey Halstead, will make the following statement:
01.12.16On 15 November 2016, the Board of KLK, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, KLKI, announced the terms of a revised cash offer at 740 pence per share for MP Evans by KLKI to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of MP Evans (the "Increased Offer"). The offer document in respect of the Increased Offer (the "Offer Document") was published on 18 November 2016.
01.12.16Fulcrum Utility Services Limited ("Fulcrum" or the "Company"), the UK's market leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, today announces it has secured a £4.0 million project to install a new gas pipeline to a large food manufacturing plant in the South West, converting the site from its existing fuel oil source to natural gas.
30.11.16LondonMetric today announces its half yearly results for the six months ended 30 September 2016.
29.11.16"Building on our solid progress, the team has once again performed strongly to deliver on our objective of sustainable growth in profits. The new financial year has started well. We have much to do across the business to ensure we build on the work of our people over the past year and be able to take advantage of the many opportunities ahead of us."
29.11.16"The excellent results for the year show the continuing appeal of our brands, the financial strength of the group and the strong cash generative nature of our business model. We have achieved growth in revenues and profits despite uncertain economic conditions and for the first time we have exceeded revenues of £100m: a significant achievement. Our roll-out programme continues to deliver successful store openings and I am particularly pleased with the performance of our first store in Northern Ireland. Our strategy remains that of organic growth; however we are well positioned to make acquisitions should any suitable opportunities arise. Performance for the first eight weeks of the year has been encouraging and we have already opened six new stores. We have a strong pipeline for the year ahead with a number of promising locations already secured. We will continue to control costs and manage our supply chain in this period of macro-economic uncertainty, thus I am confident of another successful year of growth
25.11.16"Pennon has delivered a good performance in the first half of 2016/17 across its water and waste businesses. South West Water continues to achieve a sector-leading RORE() at 11.7% as it outperforms for its customers, and is expecting momentum and delivery to continue. Viridor is on track to contribute the targeted c.£100 million of EBITDA from its ERF() portfolio this year while self-help measures are driving improved EBITDA margins in recycling.
25.11.16"Following a solid trading performance in the first six months, the Group finished the period with cash reserves and low gearing and is now ideally placed to exploit future business opportunities. These funds will enable us to invest further in Caffyns Cars, our in-house brand of used cars, with the recent acquisition of 2.1 acres of land in Ashford and also in a new site to expand our Audi business in Worthing."
24.11.16Mountview is pleased to announce its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2016.
24.11.16The board of directors of Dee Valley Group plc ("Dee Valley") notes the announcement by Severn Trent Plc ("Severn Trent") made on 23 November 2016 regarding its increased cash offer price in respect of Severn Trent's proposed acquisition of Dee Valley, to be made by Severn Trent Water Limited ("Severn Trent Water"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Severn Trent.
24.11.16Netcall plc (AIM: NET), a leading customer engagement software provider, will be holding its Annual General Meeting in London at 10:30am today. At the meeting Michael Jackson, Chairman of the Company, will make the following statement:
24.11.16The results are better than the same period last year. Revenue for the six months to 30 September 2016 was £100.3m, up 4.2 per cent on £96.2m for the same period last year. The operating profit was £7.8m, 21.3 per cent up on £6.5m last year. Profit before tax was £7.7m, up 22.4 per cent on last year's £6.3m. Earnings per ordinary share were 31.2p (2015: 25.8p) an increase of 20.9 per cent.
24.11.16Investments and operational improvements drive continued progress · Group financial results for the half year in line with expectations: − Group turnover of £906.8 million, up £28.2 million (3.2%) year-on-year due to regulated price increases, and underlying growth and favourable exchange impacts in Business Services − Group underlying PBIT1 of £278.4 million, up £8.3 million (3.1%) − Group reported PBIT £299.4 million, up 10.8% − Cash generated from operations up £36.5 million (7.4%) − Underlying basic EPS2 of 62.3 pence (up 13.5%), reported basic EPS from continuing operations 79.5 pence (up 39.7%) − Interim dividend of 32.6 pence, in line with dividend policy
23.11.16HALF YEAR RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 SEPTEMBER 2016
23.11.16LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces that it has acquired eight 'last mile' distribution warehouse for £39.9 million at a blended yield of 6.2% and with a WAULT of 9.0 years.
23.11.16The Board is pleased to present the Interim Statement for the half year ended 30 September 2016.
22.11.16LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces that the Metric Income Plus Limited Partnership ("MIPP"), its joint venture with Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd ("USS"), has acquired a B&Q warehouse in Hull and a Wickes warehouse in Dartford for a total cost of £18.4 million (LondonMetric share: £9.2 million), reflecting a blended NIY of 6.8%.
22.11.16Custodian REIT (LSE: CREI), the UK commercial real estate investment company focused on smaller lot sizes, today reports its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2016 ("the Period").
22.11.16Tarsus Group plc (LSE: TRS, "Tarsus" or the "Group") is hosting a Capital Markets Seminar for analysts and investors later today to be held at Saddlers' Hall, 40 Gutter Lane, EC2V 6BR at 4pm. The event will provide information on the Group's Quickening the Pace strategy. No new material information will be made available.
22.11.16Further to the announcement on 26 October 2016 in relation to a proposed placing of new ordinary shares ("New Shares") under the Company's Placing Programme (the "Placing"), the Board is pleased to announce that the issue price of the New Shares will be 105.0 pence per New Share (the "Placing Price").
22.11.16Scapa Group plc, a global supplier of bonding solutions and manufacturer of adhesive-based products for the Healthcare and Industrial markets, today announces its results for the period ended 30 September 2016.
22.11.16Assura plc ("Assura"), the leading primary care property investor and developer, announces its half year results for the six months ended 30 September 2016: Continued growth of portfolio, rents and profit · 75.2% increase in underlying profit before tax to £19.8 million (2015: £11.3 million) · 10.6% increase in investment property, to £1.2 billion (March 2016: £1.1 billion) · 3.1% growth in diluted EPRA NAV per share to 47.2 pence (March 2016: 45.8 pence) · 9.9% increase in rent roll to £70.1 million (March 2016: £63.8 million) · £41.7 million profit before tax (2015: £35.4 million)
18.11.16A good performance in changing times.
16.11.16The Boards of Dee Valley and Severn Trent are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued voting and non-voting ordinary share capital of Dee Valley by Severn Trent Water.
15.11.16M.P. Evans Group PLC ("M. P. Evans" or the "Company") Rejection of revised offer from Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad ("KLK") The Board of M.P. Evans (the "Board") notes the announcement by KLK of a revised unsolicited final offer to acquire the entire issued share capital of the Company at a price of 740 pence per M.P. Evans share (the "Revised Offer"). The Revised Offer is final save as set out below. The Board received a non-binding proposal from KLK on the same terms as the Revised Offer (other than in respect of it being declared final) on 11 November 2016 which it considered, together with its financial adviser Rothschild, and unanimously rejected on the basis that it very substantially undervalues the Company, its unique position and its future growth potential.
15.11.16KUALA LUMPUR KEPONG BERHAD ("KLK") through its wholly-owned subsidiary, KL-KEPONG INTERNATIONAL LTD ("KLKI") Summary -- On 25 October 2016, the board of directors of KLK, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, KLKI, announced the terms of a cash offer at 640 pence per share for MP Evans by KLKI to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of MP Evans (the "Initial Offer").
15.11.16Mark Cropper, Chairman, commented: "Innovation, driven from research & development activities, continues to be a major focus across the Group, delivering new products, solutions and technologies to the market. The full year is expected to deliver in line with the Board's expectations and the outlook for the business this year remains encouraging."
15.11.16AGM Statement November 2016 A & J Mucklow Group Plc, the Midlands specialist Real Estate Investment Trust, announces a trading update for the period from 1 July 2016 to 14 November 2016 to coincide with its Annual General Meeting this morning.
15.11.16McKay Securities PLC, the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) specialising in South East and London office and industrial property, today announces its half year results for the six months ended 30 September 2016.
14.11.16Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Company"), the property regeneration and investment specialist, has acquired Moorland Gate Business Park ("Moorland Gate") in Chorley, Lancashire for £4.5 million as part of its strategy to build its income portfolio and expand its presence in the North West.
14.11.16As of the 31st October 2016, the Company held 23 private debt investments and 13 infrastructure bonds for a total of 36 investments across 8 sectors and 20 subsectors, which are collectively valued at GBP466.9m including accrued interest, with an annualised yield-to-maturity (or yield-to-worst in the case of callable bonds) of 8.7% and a weighted average life across the acquired portfolio of approximately 4.8 years.
10.11.16Devro plc ("the Group"), one of the world's leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry, today issues a trading update for the period 1 July 2016 to the current date ("the period").
10.11.16National Grid, a leading energy transmission and distribution company, today announces its Half Year results.
07.11.16The business has made good progress since the start of this financial year and trading has been in line with our expectations. During the six months ended 31 October 2016, the Company has continued to win new business with existing customers in addition to the previously announced new £10m contract gain, which we can now confirm is Lidl.
03.11.16LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces that it has sold its Alban Retail Park in St Albans for £5.75 million.
01.11.16The Board of Sprue is pleased to provide an update on a number of recent developments. LAUNCH OF NEW WI-SAFE CONNECT PRODUCT RANGE Sprue recently launched its new Wi-Safe Connect product range at Europe's largest safety and security show in Essen, Germany to positive customer feedback. Wi-Safe Connect is an innovative and intelligent, cloud-based alarm notification and network management system which utilises the Intamac source code acquired by the Company in September 2016.
26.10.16The Board, having considered the Offer together with its financial adviser Rothschild, has no hesitation in unanimously concluding that the Offer is wholly inadequate and very substantially undervalues the Company, its unique position and its future growth potential.
26.10.16Robust underlying performance with strong improvement in statutory profit · Underlying profit of £6.1 billion (2015: £6.4 billion); underlying return on required equity of 13.6 per cent · Total income of £13.2 billion - Net interest income of £8.6 billion, up 1 per cent with improved margin of 2.72 per cent - Other income 2 per cent lower at £4.5 billion
26.10.16Benchmark, the aquaculture biotechnology and food chain sustainability business, announces that it expects Group performance for the year ended 30 September 2016 to be in line with the Board's expectations. The integration of INVE is on plan, with the key account management programme progressing well and work on the first co-developed products has commenced.
25.10.16Winning market share in both Premier Inn and Costa with Group total sales growth of 8.1% and like for like sales2 growth of 1.9% · Premier Inn total sales growth of 8.9% and like for like sales2 up 2.4% · Costa total sales growth of 10.7%, system sales up 11.9% and UK like for like sales2 up 2.3% · Group underlying profit before tax1 rose 5.4% to £307.0 million o Premier Inn and Restaurants grew underlying operating profit by 8.9% to £271.5 million o Costa underlying operating profit decreased by 4.0% to £64.6 million due to increased investments in the first half
25.10.16Highlights of the period: · Disposal of intu Bromley for £177.9 million, a premium to the 30 June 2016 valuation of £175.9 million · Active retailer demand with 67 new long term leases agreed (61 in the UK and 6 in Spain) for £13 million of new annual rent, 4 per cent above previous passing rent (year to date 5 per cent above) and in line with valuers' assumptions · Occupancy is 95.6 per cent, a reduction of 0.6 per cent against June 2016 (96.1 per cent). New lettings in the year have more than offset the 1 per cent impact from the closure of BHS (September 2015: 95.5 per cent)
25.10.16The Board of M. P. Evans notes the announcement by KLK earlier today relating to an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire issued share capital of the Company at a price of 640 pence per M. P. Evans share (the "Offer").
21.10.16The boards of directors of Ancala Fornia Limited ("Bidco") and Dee Valley Group plc ("Dee Valley") are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition of Dee Valley by Bidco, an investment vehicle indirectly controlled by Ancala, pursuant to which Bidco will acquire the existing issued Voting Ordinary Shares and Non-Voting Ordinary Shares of Dee Valley (the "Acquisition").
21.10.16British American Tobacco p.l.c. ("BAT"), which owns 42.2% of Reynolds American Inc. ("Reynolds"), has made a proposal to merge with Reynolds through the acquisition of the remaining 57.8% in the company. US securities laws require BAT to announce its merger proposal promptly after it was made to the Board of Reynolds. As a result, BAT has been unable to have prior negotiations with Reynolds regarding the proposal.
20.10.16Continued good growth: Q3 total income from continuing operations (excluding assets sold / held for sale) up 19% to £414.6 million and rose 14% year-to-date to £1,200.4 million
19.10.16Taylor Wimpey has purchased land for 96 plots at Harworth's Torne Park development - the former Rossington Colliery. The plots already have detailed planning consent in place and Taylor Wimpey will deliver a mixture of detached and semi-detached homes.
18.10.16B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc, the niche venture capital provider to high growth businesses, announces its unaudited Group interim results for the six months to 31 July 2016 (the "Period").
18.10.16Further to its announcement dated 12 September 2016, the Company is pleased to announce the following information in relation to the conversion of its C Shares.
17.10.16LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces that it has acquired a distribution warehouse in Stevenage for £7.3m at a NIY of 6.25%.
13.10.16Nine months highlights · Underlying sales growth 4.2%, ahead of our markets, with price up 2.8% and volume up 1.3% · Emerging markets underlying sales growth 7.2% with price up 5.5% and volume up 1.6% · Sales increased by 4.7% at constant exchange rates while turnover, which is at current rates, declined 1.8%
12.10.16The Group is confident of strong progress for the full year.
12.10.16Good Progress with Trading in line with management expectations.
12.10.16Trading in line with expectations, forward bookings for 2017 are strong.
11.10.16Ted Baker releases interim results, 14% uplift in revenue and 24.5% uplift in earnings per share. Good results but warns on challenging markets which are cited as being created by 'external factors'.
11.10.16'Improved second half; good finish to 2016' However 'consumer electronics volumes will be significantly lower in 2017'
04.10.16TRADING IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS · Total sales up 5.6% for the 13 weeks to 1 October · Company-managed shop like-for-like sales up 2.8% for the 13 weeks to 1 October · 145 refits completed year-to-date · 103 new shops opened year-to-date, 58 closures · Balanced Choice and breakfast products popular over the summer months · New Enfield distribution centre ready to commence operations
03.10.16Key Figures Revenue at £226.1 million (2015: £227.3 million) - down 0.5% Profit before tax £45.5 million (2015: £44.2 million) - up 3% Earnings per 5p ordinary share of 17p (2015: 16.4p) - up 3.7% Final dividend per ordinary share proposed of 8.5p (2015: 7.858p) - up 8.2% Cash inflow from operating activities £40.2 million (2015: £33.7 million) - up 19.2%
30.09.16Treatt Plc (the 'Group'), the manufacturer and supplier of innovative ingredient solutions for the flavour, fragrance and FMCG industries today publishes a trading update for the year ending 30 September 2016.
29.09.16At the Annual General Meeting of NWF Group plc, the specialist agricultural and distribution business delivering feed, food and fuel across the UK, which is being held later today Mark Hudson, Chairman, will make the following statement: "I am pleased to give shareholders the following update on trading for the first quarter of the new financial year, traditionally our quietest trading period.
28.09.16Fulcrum Utility Services Limited ("Fulcrum" or the "Company"), the UK's market leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, today provides a trading update in advance of its AGM to be held later today. Compared to the position at 31 March 2016, the order book has increased by £2.1m (11%) to £21m. The Company continues to secure its core offering of gas projects of less than £50,000 revenue, together with multi-utility, electricity contracts and other larger projects. Notable contract wins in H1 include: · A £1.4m contract to install over two kilometres of gas pipeline infrastructure to a new manufacturing plant in the North East of England · A £1.0m contract to install four kilometres of high voltage electrical cabling as part of the development of a hospital in the West Midlands · A £0.3m gas infrastructure project in London to lay a new medium pressure gas service · A £0.2m dual fuel contract to deliver gas and electricity supplies to two commercial properties · A £0.1m contract to install new gas and electricity supplies to 56 domestic properties, together with an electrical substation · A £0.1m contract to install new gas, electricity and water supplies to 45 domestic properties
28.09.16PZ Cussons Plc, a leading international consumer products group, today issues the following trading update which covers the period 1 June 2016 to 27 September 2016, in advance of its Annual General Meeting, to be held at 10:30 today.
27.09.16For the Year Ended 30 June 2016 Record order inflow and growing mix of SaaS contracts Netcall plc (AIM: NET), a leading customer engagement software provider, today announces its audited results for the year ended 30 June 2016. Financial Highlights -- Record order inflow in the year and trading in line with management expectations:
27.09.16GBP1.5m Contract Win Netcall plc (AIM: NET), a leading customer engagement software provider, is pleased to announce that it has secured a minimum GBP1.5 million contract with a FTSE 250 company. The company is an existing customer of Netcall's business process automation product. The new five year contract is for the delivery and use of Netcall's Liberty omni-channel Contact Centre, Unified Communications, Workforce Optimisation and Customer Experience Manager solutions. Each module will be delivered using the Liberty Software as a Service (SaaS) model.
27.09.16Current trading is in line with the group's expectations for the six months ending 30 September 2016.
23.09.16McKay has let the unit to Colemans Solicitors LLP, a well established local firm, on a 10-year lease, with a tenant break at the end of the fifth year, at a rent of £113,179 pa. This equates to £26.75 psf, ahead of estimated rental value as at 31st March 2016 (ERV) of £26.00 psf. Colemans pre-let the building, and the lease has now commenced following completion of the refurbishment works.
22.09.16Highlights · Revenues increased 24% to £6.48 million (H1 2015: £5.24 million) demonstrating continued growth, with e-commerce and third-party online retailers being particularly strong
22.09.16CHAIRMAN'S STATEMENT In your company's 2015/16 financial year to June 30 2016, I am pleased to report that revenue reached a new high of £88.9m increasing 20.9% over the previous year. Similarly operating profit rose to £16.2m, an increase of 18.1% in comparison to the year to June 2015. Once again investment income fell, due to a continuing reduction in general bank interest rates.
22.09.16LONDONMETRIC £130 MILLION PRIVATE PLACEMENT LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric" or "Company" or "Group") announces that it has entered into a £130 million private placement at a blended fixed rate coupon of 2.70% and a weighted average maturity of 8.3 years ("Private Placement").
22.09.16Overview "On 14 June, I reported that in the year to March 2016, Park delivered an 8.5 per cent increase in profit before tax to £11.9 million, on billings which were 3.3 per cent higher than the previous year at £385.0 million. I also stated that indications for the current year were encouraging and am pleased to advise that Park has maintained this momentum.
21.09.16James Halstead plc, the commercial flooring manufacturer and distributor, will be announcing its preliminary results for the full year ended 30 June 2016 on Monday 3 October 2016.
21.09.16Financial performance1: - Record set of results and impressive progress against strategic objectives - Turnover increased by +1.2% to £139.9m (2015: £138.2m) - Underlying operating profit2 up +3.5% at £14.2m (2015: £13.8m) - Underlying profit before tax3 up +10.7% to £10.3m (2015: £9.3m) - Statutory profit before tax up +4.7% to £14.4m (2015: £13.7m)
20.09.16Chris Loughlin, Pennon Chief Executive said: "Pennon has made a good start to 2016/17 delivering a strong performance across both water and waste. The portfolio of energy recovery facilities is performing in-line with expectations and remains on track to contribute the targeted c.£100m of EBITDA this year. South West Water continues to significantly outperform its regulatory contract and we anticipate achieving a sector-leading Return on Regulated Equity again this year. Our Shared Services Review, which will result in cost savings, supports our strategy of working more closely as a group. With this clear strategy and our strong balance sheet, Pennon is well-placed to continue to deliver for customers, communities and shareholders."
20.09.16GSK today announces that Emma Walmsley, currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GSK's Consumer Healthcare division, is appointed GSK CEO Designate and will succeed Andrew Witty as GSK CEO, when he retires on 31March 2017. Emma will join the GSK Board of Directors from 1 January 2017
19.09.16H1 2016 trading was slightly ahead of management's expectations despite the decline in revenue to GBP25.9m (H1 2015: GBP56.5m) as a result of
19.09.16Acquisition Sprue is pleased to announce details of the acquisition of source code and development rights to software developed by Intamac Systems Limited ("Intamac") (the "Intamac Software Acquisition").
16.09.16The company achieved a positive total return. The performance against the FTSE 100 was disappointing, but reflects certain portfolio characteristics, specific market circumstances and the impact of falling bond yields on the market value of the company's debt. This is explained fully in the investment performance commentary on page 5, with an attribution analysis set out below.
15.09.16Profits down 14.8% to £82.4m after property write down, pension deficit up to £1.4bn up 54%! Not good numbers, a sign of the times. 'Deep Structural changes in the retail market' cited.
15.09.16Biffa Plc have announced their intention to re float the company on the Stock Exchange. Previously spun out of Severn Trent then listed and subsequently taken over by private equity, it has today announced its intention to return to the market.
15.09.16Morrisons Plc have released a respectable set of numbers today; Andrew Higginson, Chairman, said: 'The new team has made a real difference and delivered further good progress across the board in the first half. "Prices are lower, customers are being served better and quality is improving, as demonstrated by Morrisons winning a number of recent prestigious awards such as the 2016 Meat and Fish Retailer of the Year. We remain on track to deliver improved profits and returns for shareholders".
14.09.16The update suggest there has little improvement in the demand from the oil and gas industries.
14.09.16Driver Group, the global professional services consultancy to construction and engineering industries provides an update on trading performance during the second half of the financial year ending 30 September 2016. The Board is pleased to confirm that, as expected, the Group has returned to profit during the second half and furthermore that turnover in the period is expected to be roughly 7% ahead of that recorded at the interim stage. Considerable progress has been made in reducing the cost base across the Group, driving efficiencies and improving job profitability and the detailed review of the Group's operations which commenced following Gordon Wilkinson's appointment as CEO in March is ongoing. Revenue and operating profit in Europe & Americas are above expectations and at record levels for the period, whilst revenues in AMEA are broadly in line with expectations and again at record levels. Despite this significant improvement in operating performance, operating profits in the AMEA region have been well behind internal forecasts and, after a further review of the Group's debtor book, the Board has determined to increase the provision against outstanding debts in the AMEA region by a further GBP520,000. Based on the latest management information and including the impact of the increased debtor provision, the Board now expects that the Group will record a modest operating loss before exceptional items for the financial year as a whole. Net debt at the financial year end is expected to be in the region of GBP9.0m, in line with market forecasts and comfortably within the Group's available facilities. Further steps are still required to bolster and improve the sustainable profitability of the Group. Nonetheless, the Board is confident of delivering further progress in the 2017 financial year.
14.09.16Anpario plc, the international producer and distributor of natural feed additives for animal health, hygiene and nutrition is pleased to announce its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2016. Financial and operational highlights Financial highlights -- 9% increase in adjusted profit before tax from continuing operations1 to GBP1.7m (2015: GBP1.6m) -- 5% rise in adjusted EBITDA2 to GBP2.0m (2015: GBP1.9m) -- 3% improvement in gross profit to GBP5.1m (2015: GBP5.0m) -- Cash balances of GBP10.9m at 30 June 2016 (30 June 2015: GBP7.9m)
14.09.16Preliminary Results for the 52 weeks to 2 July 2016 Delivering on our plans and increasing sales, profits and dividends Dunelm Group plc, the UK's leading homewares retailer, today announces its preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 2 July 2016.
12.09.16M.P. EVANS GROUP PLC M.P. Evans Group PLC ("MP Evans" or "the Group"), a producer of Indonesian palm oil, announces its unaudited preliminary results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. Highlights · Profit of US$11.7 million on trading and disposal of investment in NAPCo · Fall in crop of 9% following exceptional dry weather · Half-year profit on continuing operations lower by US$0.3 million (4%) · Profit for the period US$18 million · Oil extraction continues at excellent levels · Good planting momentum: 1,980 hectares on new projects, including smallholder areas · CPO price similar to previous year and has strengthened substantially since 30 June
08.09.16B.P. Marsh & Partners Plc ("B.P. Marsh", the "Company" or the "Group") Trading Update Trading Update B.P. Marsh, the niche venture capital provider to early stage financial services businesses, is pleased to provide the market with an update on trading for the six months ended 31 July 2016. Highlights - New investment - Asia Reinsurance Brokers - Disposals - Broucour and Randall & Quilter - Increased shareholding in LEBC Holdings - Realisation of final 1.6% stake in Hyperion Insurance Group - Dividend of 3.76p per share announced for year ending 31 January 2017 (GBP1.1m in aggregate) - Strong opportunity pipeline - GBP6.6m net cash available
07.09.16Proposal regarding continuation of Company The Directors of the Company have resolved to table a special resolution at the next Annual General Meeting of the Company (which is planned to take place on 17 November 2016) to amend the Company's Articles of Incorporation to provide that the Company be placed into voluntary liquidation, unless the shareholders of the Company pass a special resolution at the Annual General Meeting to be held in or around November 2018 that the Company may continue (the "Resolution"). Robin Parish, Robert Wade, Junior Kumaramangalam and Anthony Wild, being Directors of the Company who hold or are interested in shares in the Company, and Emma Houston and David Hunting, being Directors of the Company's subsidiary, El Oro and Exploration Company Limited, who hold or are interested in shares in the Company, have all executed undertakings to vote in favour of the Resolution.
06.09.16HARWORTH GROUP PLC UNAUDITED INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE HALF YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2016 Harworth Group plc ("Harworth" or the "Group"), the property regeneration and investment specialist, announces its interim results for the half year ended 30 June 2016. Financial Highlights(1) -- Full year financial forecasts are in line with the Board's expectations but, as usual, weighted towards the second half Net asset value ("NAV") of GBP303.0m (GBP1.04 per share), a 10.4% increase from H1 2015 NAV GBP274.5m (93.9p) and 1.8% increase from 2015 full year NAV GBP297.7m (GBP1.02) EPRA net asset value per share rose to GBP1.08 per share (H1 2015: 96.8p) Operating profit of GBP8.3m (H1 2015: GBP9.2m, underlying GBP14.8m), which reflects a GBP2.9m impact from 2016 stamp duty changes Earnings per share of 0.3p (H1 2015: 2.7p, adjusted 0.5p) -- Planned financing extension completed reflecting confidence in the future and to accelerate strategy delivery Existing RCF limit increased from GBP65m to GBP75m. No need to refinance until February 2021 and infrastructure bonding secured with new surety provider Portfolio remains prudently geared with gross loan to value 20.0% (net LTV 13.4%) First interim dividend of 0.23p per share (GBP0.66m in total)
06.09.16Interim Results for the six months ended June 30, 2016 Somero Enterprises, Inc. is pleased to report its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2016. Financial Highlights H1 2016 H1 2015 % Increase Revenue US$39.7m US$35.3m 12% Adjusted EBITDA(1,2) US$12.1m US$9.5m 27% Adjusted EBITDA Margin(1,2) 30% 27% Operating Income US$10.3m US$8.3m 24% Adjusted Net Income(1,3) US$7.3m US$6.0m 22% Diluted Adjusted Net Income Per Share(1,3,4) US$0.13 US$0.10 30%
25.08.16Interim results Camellia Plc (AIM:CAM) announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. Malcolm Perkins, Chairman of Camellia Plc, stated: "Profits for the first six months of the year are substantially higher than the same period last year, once again demonstrating the strength in the diversity of the group." "Underlying progress was made by all of our businesses, however a number have faced truly challenging conditions either due to weather or markets and the outlook for the group continues to be mixed. In addition, unpredictable weather makes crop volumes hard to predict and has a consequential effect on prices. In the short term the depreciation in sterling against most of our operating currencies in the agricultural division is likely to have a positive impact on our full year results. In the UK, the lowering of the interest rate will inevitably have a detrimental impact on our banking operations and the continuing uncertainty following the EU referendum vote has triggered a slowdown in our engineering businesses. It is too early, and there remain too many uncertainties, to make any prediction for the full year."
25.08.16Henry Boot PLC ('Henry Boot', 'the Company' or 'the Group') (Ticker: BHY: Main market premium listing: FTSE: construction & materials), a company engaged in land development, property investment and development, and construction, announces its half-yearly results for the period ended 30 June 2016. HIGHLIGHTS 30 June 2016 30 June 2015 % change · Profit before tax £20.8m £14.0m +48.6% · Earnings per share 11.9p 7.8p +52.6% · Interim dividend 2.50p 2.30p +8.7% · Net asset value per share 171p 160p +6.9% · Property revaluation: (deficit)/surplus (£1.1m) £1.1m - · Investment property disposal profits £0.6m £0.4m - · Net debt £56.2m £55.4m -
24.08.16Unconditional Development Agreement now in place with Aberdeen City Council for the development of their new Exhibition and Conference Centre Henry Boot PLC announces that late on the 23 August 2016, Henry Boot Developments Limited, the property development arm of the Group, concluded unconditional agreements with Aberdeen City Council for their new exhibition and conference centre, four-star hotel and energy centre.
24.08.16Half Yearly Financial Report for the Period ended 30 June 2016 Highlights Continued improvement in dividend cover increasing to 88.7% from 80.6% as at 2015 year end. 1.4% Net asset value total return 5.3% dividend yield on period end share price
19.08.16The Conygar Investment Company PLC ("Conygar") is pleased to announce that it has been granted detailed planning permission by Carmarthenshire County Council for its 9.96 acre development site in Cross Hands, South West Wales. The fully serviced site was acquired from Sainsbury's in October 2015, with consent for a 90,000 sq ft store and the revised application was submitted in April 2016.
17.08.16Background The influence of sentiment and interest rate expectations dominated financial markets over the period under review. Widespread uncertainty initially prevailed as falling oil and commodity prices coupled with anxiety over potential higher short term interest rates induced significant market volatility. Constant evidence of lower than expected global growth and benign inflation contradicted consensus opinion of the need for tighter policy. The UK's Referendum on Europe produced a result unanticipated by pollsters or the markets, and an immediate period of market turmoil ensued, the most important outcome of which, for the Company, has been a sharp deterioration in the value of Sterling. For now, policy makers have reacted by retreating from any imminent policy tightening and offering conciliatory statements on monetary policy. Consequently, bond yields have sunk to even deeper historical lows and a tentative mood of optimism has returned to financial markets.
11.08.16Results We saw many positive developments, notably 7% growth in our own beer volumes and our spirits volumes were up by 60% in the first six months of the year. Turnover grew by 7% although our first half operating profit was behind that achieved in 2015. This was as anticipated and included in our AGM statement. We have noted in previous years that as our profits arise more in the second half of the year, the first half result can be quite volatile. The main reasons for the lower first half result were the expansion of our shop and managed house retail operations, where earnings tend to be stronger in the second half of the year, the increased investment that we have made in marketing and the decline in the Sterling exchange rate.
11.08.1611 August 2016 This announcement contains inside information Young & Co.'s Brewery, P.L.C. ("Young's" or "the Company") Board changes Young's today announces the following changes to its Board of directors.
11.08.16Benchmark has entered into a technology transfer agreement under which its wholly-owned subsidiary, Genética Spring S.A.S, will secure control over aquaculture breeding programmes previously owned and operated by Centro de Investigación de la Acuicultura de Colombia Ceniacua (Ceniacua) and acquire related business, freehold land, buildings and assets, for a total consideration of $2.17m (£1.67m). Completion of the transaction is conditional upon certain legal formalities and is expected to occur before the end of August.
11.08.16Manchester Building Society's 2016 Interim Results The Directors of Manchester Building Society (the "Society") announce that the Society is in the process of preparing its accounts for the 6 months ended 30 June 2016 and plan to issue them before the end of September. The Directors expect that the accounts will show that there will be a loss for the 6 months. This is largely due to professional costs incurred in exploring options to secure the future of the Society given its Common Equity Tier 1 ("CET1") regulatory capital position and the ongoing run-off of the balance sheet. In addition, the Society has continued to incur costs in pursuing its claim against Grant Thornton LLP, the Society's previous external auditors. The Directors expect that as at 30 June 2016 the Society will have met its Individual Capital Guidance ("ICG") set by the Prudential Regulation Authority but will not meet the qualitative standards for the level of CET1 regulatory capital. In such circumstances, article 141(3) of the Capital Requirements Directive IV, as a capital conservation measure, prohibits a distribution in connection with CET1 capital and Additional Tier 1 instruments. This would prohibit the payment of interest on both tranches of the Society's Permanent Interest Bearing Shares ("PIBS"). As a result, the Directors expect that the PIBS coupons, scheduled to be paid in October this year, will not be paid. The Society's liquidity position remains strong. The person responsible for arranging the release of this announcement on behalf of Manchester Building Society is Christopher Gee, Society Secretary.
10.08.16Response to Share Price Movement Entertainment One Ltd. notes the recent movement in the Company's share price. The Company confirms that it has received a preliminary proposal (the "Proposal") with respect to a possible offer valuing the issued and to be issued share capital of the Company at 236 pence per share, which may or may not lead to an offer being made for the Company. The Board of eOne has reviewed the Proposal and has unanimously rejected it on the basis that it fundamentally undervalues the Company and its prospects.
05.08.16Benchmark, the international biotechnology and food chain sustainability business, is pleased to announce a placing of 47,279,127 new ordinary shares (the "Placing Shares") at a price of 65 pence per share (the "Placing Price") to raise approximately GBP30.7m before expenses (the "Placing"). The Placing Shares represent approximately 10% of the issued share capital of the Company prior to the Placing. The Placing Price represents an approximately 11.1% premium to the closing middle market price of 58.5 pence per ordinary share on 4 August 2016, being the last trading day immediately preceding the date of this Announcement.
04.08.16LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP plc ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE 6 MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2016 Unless otherwise stated, all figures below refer to continuing operations(1) for the six months ended 30 June 2016. Comparative figures are for continuing operations for the six months ended 30 June 2015 (H1 2015). -- Continued good financial performance with growth across all core business areas - in particular, in Information Services, including strong results at FTSE Russell, in Capital Markets and at LCH -- Revenue up 9% to GBP721.9 million (H1 2015: GBP663.0 million); total income up 11% to GBP785.8 million (H1 2015: GBP705.9 million) -- Adjusted operating profit(2) up 9% at GBP333.3 million (H1 2015: GBP305.7 million) as operating expenses remained well controlled while continuing to invest in growth opportunities; operating profit of GBP199.0 million (H1 2015: GBP210.5 million) -- Profit after tax of GBP114.5 million (H1 2015: GBP130.8 million) which included non-recurring merger related expenses; and, after accounting for the previously announced tax effects of the Russell IM sale, becomes a loss after tax of GBP15.9 million on a reported basis including discontinued operations (H1 2015: GBP165.1 million) -- Adjusted EPS(2) up 16% at 57.7 pence (H1 2015: 49.9 pence); basic EPS down 18% to 27.4 pence (H1 2015: 33.4 pence) -- Interim dividend increased 11.1% to 12.0 pence per share (H1 2015: 10.8 pence per share) in line with our stated dividend policy -- Strong balance sheet position with leverage reduced to 1.3 x net debt:EBITDA
02.08.16A GOOD FIRST HALF PERFORMANCE Financial highlights -- Total sales up 6.0% to GBP422m -- Company-managed shop like-for-like sales up 3.8% -- Operating profit excluding property gains and exceptional charge* up 6.7% to GBP27.2m (2015: GBP25.5m) -- Property disposal gains of GBP2.2m (2015: GBP0.1m) -- Diluted earnings per share excluding exceptional charge* 22.3p (2015: 19.5p) -- Pre-tax profit including property profits and exceptional charges GBP25.4m -- Continued strong cash generation: GBP44.7m net inflow from operating activities -- Ordinary interim dividend per share of 9.5p (2015: 7.4p) *before exceptional pre-tax charge of GBP4.0m (2015: GBP nil) in relation to previously announced restructuring Operational highlights -- Good results from sales initiatives: - strengthening of 'Balanced Choice' range - further development of breakfast and hot drinks offer - successful launch of improved Greggs Rewards app
01.08.16Highlights -- 480 MW new capacity commissioned in the year - total operating capacity 750 MW -- EBITDA margin of 39.5% up from 33.4% compared with FY15 -- Profit before tax of GBP28.6 million up by 32% compared with FY15 -- EPS of 5.29 pence up by 8% compared with FY15 -- Q1 FY17 aggregate group revenues approx. GBP57 million and average group PLF 72% -- 334 MW allocated to 2-3 year captive sales agreements at Chennai plant - transforms sales mix -- Initial target dividend of 15% of net earnings commencing with an interim in calendar 2016 -- 62 MW solar growth projects expected to be funded from a combination of new debt facilities and internal equity Summary financial information
01.08.16Pre-Close Trading Statement James Halstead plc, the commercial flooring manufacturer and distributor, is providing the following trading update ahead of its final results for the year to 30 June 2016. In the Chairman's statement announced on 31 March 2016, it was reported that the first half year profit before tax was 7.5% ahead of the prior year comparative but early trading in the second half was challenging. Nevertheless, the Chairman expressed he had every expectation of continued progress in the second half year. During the majority of the year Sterling traded at a higher level than the prior year presenting challenges to our overseas turnover, which is in excess of 60% of total turnover. Just before the year end, late in June this reversed drastically, which bodes well for the new financial year. Trading through to 30 June 2016 has been solid and profit before tax for the full year will be ahead of last year, in line with market expectations and at the highest level in the Company's history.
29.07.16The pre-tax profit for the Group for the twelve month period ending 30th April 2016 was GBP12.3 million (2015: GBP20.1 million), a decrease of 39% on a revenue of GBP124 million (2015: GBP127 million) which is 3% down on the figures reported for the same period last financial year. The Directors propose an unchanged ordinary dividend of 42.348p (2015: 42.348p). The diversity of products that address different world markets is part of the Group's strength, but even the history of diversity between our foundry, our valve companies that primarily address the oil, gas and LNG industries, our pump companies that primarily address the mining industries, our radar systems company and our ten refractory companies has not been enough to prevent the decline in profits over the past two years.
29.07.16Like-for-like ("LFL") growth excludes the impact of changes in exchange rates, acquisitions and disposals. ** Adjusted results exclude exceptional items of GBP319m, which relate primarily to the South Korea "HS" issue (refer note 5). (HY 2015: GBP14m) Highlights: Half Year (HY) unless otherwise stated -- LFL net revenue growth +5% - broad-based by geography (ENA +3%, DvM +9%) and category (Health +8%, Hygiene +5%, Home +1%). The impact of FX plus net M&A is neutral. Total net revenue growth +5%. -- Q2 LFL net revenue growth of +4%, including a 1% reduction from the impact of the South Korea "HS" issue. -- Q2 LFL Health net revenue growth of +5% reflecting broad-based growth across the portfolio, offset by Scholl / Amopé decline. -- Adjusted operating margin expansion of +180bps to 23.7%, driven by GM expansion, including Supercharge initiatives, offset by increased investment in BEI (+GBP39m at constant rates).
28.07.16David Fischel, Chief Executive, commented: "We are pleased to report a strong set of results for the first six months of 2016 with a 10 per cent increase in underlying earnings per share driven by excellent growth in net rental income of 7.5 per cent on a like-for-like basis. We have therefore raised our guidance for full year like-for-like net rental income growth to 3 to 4 per cent. Letting activity was also very positive leading to an improved occupancy ratio of 96 per cent. Our established retailers, such as Zara and Next, have been upsizing space and we have welcomed new lifestyle brands and international retailers at a time when the supply of quality retail space is limited. We continue to focus on strengthening and improving our prime regional shopping centres, introducing new leisure concepts and increasing the dwell time of our 400 million customer visits per year. With over GBP500 million of cash and available facilities, we are well positioned to take opportunities when they arise, such as the acquisition in the period of the other half of intu Merry Hill which adds to the considerable momentum from our active asset management and development projects, both in the UK and Spain." Investor conference call A presentation to analysts and investors will take place at UBS, 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2 at 09.30BST on 28 July 2016. The presentation will also be available to international analysts and investors through a live audio call and webcast. The presentation and a copy of this announcement will be available on the Group's website intugroup.co.uk.
28.07.16On 10 February 2016, Pinewood Group plc ("Pinewood" or the "Company") announced that it had appointed Rothschild to assist with a strategic review of Pinewood's capital base and structure. The background to the strategic review was that the Company's shareholder register has been tightly held for a number of years, which has stifled liquidity in the Company's shares and prevented the Company from obtaining a main market listing. The Board also recognised the requirement for a future funding strategy to be in place in order to build on Pinewood's successes to date. The Pinewood Board is pleased to confirm the progress of this strategic review process and announces that it has reached agreement with Venus Grafton Sarl ("Venus Grafton"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of PW Real Estate Fund III LP ("PW Fund III"), on the key terms of a possible cash offer for Pinewood by Venus Grafton or one of its direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries ("Bidco") (the "Possible Offer") which, if made, the Pinewood Board intends to recommend to Pinewood shareholders (subject to reaching agreement on standard terms and conditions customary for a firm offer of this nature). Bidco has completed due diligence on the Company and the Possible Offer is pre-conditional only on Bidco completing its financing arrangements, which involves finalising and documenting credit committee approved proposals from financing parties, which Bidco anticipates will take up to 4 weeks to conclude. The significant majority of the cash consideration payable by Bidco under the Possible Offer will be provided by PW Fund III, with the balance from the third party finance parties. This pre-condition regarding Bidco's financing is not waivable.
28.07.16Financial Summary H1 2016 Q2 2016 ------------------------- ------------------------ $m % change $m % change ------- ---------------- ------ ---------------- CER(1) Actual CER(1) Actual ----------------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------ ------- ------- Total Revenue 11,718 (3) (5) 5,603 (10) (11) Product Sales 11,034 (2) (5) 5,469 (5) (6) Externalisation Revenue 684 (12) (12) 134 (72) (72) ----------------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------ ------- ------- Reported Operating Profit 1,341 (24) (28) 303 (64) (67) Core Operating Profit(2) 2,999 (14) (17) 1,406 (21) (22) ----------------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------ ------- ------- Reported Earnings Per Share (EPS) $0.51 (45) (48) $0.00 (99) (100) Core EPS $1.78 (20) (22) $0.83 (31) (31) ----------------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------ ------- -------
27.07.1627th July 2016 Renishaw plc and subsidiary undertakings Preliminary announcement of results for the year ended 30th June 2016 HIGHLIGHTS 2016 2015 Change Revenue (GBPm) 436.6 494.7 -12% Operating profit (GBPm) 79.5 143.9 -45% Profit before tax (GBPm) 80.0 144.2 -44% Earnings per share (pence) 94.9 167.5 -43% Dividend per share (pence) 48.0 46.5 +3.2%
27.07.16At the Company's Annual General Meeting held at 11.00am today, Mark Cropper, Chairman, will make the following statement: "I am pleased to report that the Group has enjoyed a promising start to the current financial year and has traded profitably in the first quarter and in line with management expectations. Group sales for the quarter are up 9% on the prior year quarter. Both James Cropper Paper ("Paper"), the paper business, and Technical Fibre Products ("TFP") are enjoying year on year growth. Paper business growth is being realised from our focus on higher value niche markets such as packaging, creative papers and digital. TFP growth has come from our energy, aerospace and industrial markets. Developments at our new subsidiary James Cropper 3D Products remain on track. The first moulding machines were successfully commissioned in the quarter and customer trials are underway. Initial feedback from the market, in the main retailers and brands, has been positive. We hope to begin commercialising our unique, sustainable alternative to plastic in the remainder of the financial year. Our plans for the year will not be materially impacted by the UK's vote to exit from the European Union. Our capital investment plans remain unchanged as do our recruitment and R&D activities. The Group's exposure to currency is mitigated by growing exports. Continuing the export drive is a core strategic focus for management. Overall, the outlook for the Group remains positive. TFP will make use of available manufacturing capacity to accelerate sales into aerospace, green technologies and defence markets. Paper will continue to develop its product portfolio in profitable niche markets. 3DP is primed to become a reputable supplier of high quality coloured moulded paper packaging. I am pleased with the progress we are making and confident that the Group will perform in line with the Board's expectations for the year."
22.07.16CHAIRMAN'S STATEMENT The decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016 will have fundamental economic consequences which as yet are difficult to predict. In the short term, there has been a period of extreme market volatility. This is not apparent in the performance of the FTSE All-Share Index which shows a rise of 2.1% for the first six months. However, since the vote to leave there has been a significant divergence in performance with the leading company prices rising while the rest of the UK market has fallen. The net asset value has risen by 2.4% to 1582.3p at the end of the period. The capital restructuring was successfully completed in June and the interim dividend is 10p per share in accordance with the previous indication. The economy is now faced with a period of uncertainty and market volatility is likely to continue.
22.07.16The Board expects sales for H1 2016 to be approximately GBP25.9 million (H1 2015: GBP56.5 million) and to report an operating loss* of GBP0.9 million (H1 2015: GBP9.0m operating profit*). Due to stronger than expected trading in June 2016, the operating loss* for H1 2016 is significantly lower than the Board's expectations as previously announced in the Company's final results on 26 April 2016. While total sales in H1 2016 were GBP30.6m lower than in H1 2015, sales into France in H1 2016 declined by GBP33.7m compared to H1 2015, which was partially offset by growth in UK sales and at Pace Sensors. Net cash at 30 June 2016 of GBP14.7 million (2015: GBP28.9 million) was adversely impacted mainly by the H1 2016 operating loss* and the GBP7.0m payment for buffer stock acquired in Q4 2015. Sprue remains debt free (30 June 2015: nil debt). The Board is pleased to announce that at the time of the announcement of the interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016, it intends to declare a maintained interim dividend of 2.5 pence per share.
22.07.16Accrol Group Holdings plc (the "Company" or "Accrol") Audited full year results for the year ended 30 April 2016 Accrol Group Holdings plc, the AIM listed leading independent tissue converter, today announces its audited results for the financial year ended 30 April 2016. Financial Highlights(1) -- Revenue increased 17% to GBP118m (2015: GBP101m) -- Adjusted Gross Margin increased 2.1% to 28.1% (2015: 26.0%) -- Adjusted EBITDA of GBP15.0m, up 22% (2015: GBP12.3m) -- Continued strong cash generation year-on-year -- Net debt reduced by GBP1.1m -- Successful IPO on London Stock Exchange's AIM market on 10 June 2016 Operational Highlights(1) -- 35% market share of the Discount sector (Discounters accounting for 69% of revenues, up 6% on 2015) after contract wins during the year -- 15% increase in sales to Multiples -- Focus on Private Label products which are taking market share from Brands -- Continued investment in machinery with GBP3.2m invested in two high-speed converting lines -- Capacity increased to 118,000 tonnes with a further 25,000 tonnes to be added -- UK exclusivity secured for a new luxury tissue, NTT (New Textured Tissue)
21.07.16John Nichols, Non-Executive Chairman, said: "The Board is pleased with the Group's strong performance in the first half of the year, with UK sales growth continuing to outperform the market. Group revenue increased by 3.3% and Group profit increased by 9%, which reflects the strengths of the Group's business model. As a result of this performance and our confidence in the outlook for Nichols, we are pleased to recommend an interim dividend of 9.0 pence per share which represents a 12.5% increase compared to the prior year."
21.07.16"Our first half results further demonstrate the progress we have made in the transformation of Unilever to deliver consistent, competitive, profitable and responsible growth. Despite a challenging environment with slower global economic growth and intensifying geopolitical instability, we have again grown profitably in our markets, competitively and driven by strong innovations.
21.07.16SSE plc completed the first quarter of its financial year on 30 June 2016 and its Annual General Meeting is taking place today (21 July) in Perth. This trading statement provides information on its operational and investment activities in the first trading quarter of the financial year including: · a summary of operational performance in SSE's Wholesale, Networks and Retail (including Enterprise) businesses; · progress made in SSE's plans to invest around £1.75bn in 2016/17 in energy infrastructure in the UK and Ireland; · agreement to dispose of its three remaining PFI street lighting special purpose entities; · an update on the possible sale of up to one third of SSE's equity stake in SGN, as announced at the 2015/16 Preliminary Results; · confirmation that SSE is targeting a return to growth and adjusted earnings per share of at least 120p in 2016/17; and · confirmation that SSE is continuing to target an increase in the full-year dividend for 2016/17 of at least RPI inflation, with annual increases thereafter of at least RPI inflation also being targeted.
20.07.16The year has been characterised by double-digit growth in order inflow, with an increased share of the sales mix coming from SaaS-based contracts. The growing proportion of SaaS-based contracts increases the revenue visibility of the Group, by adding to the recurring revenue base in future periods. The Group has a robust cash position, maintaining its debt free balance sheet and being strongly cash generative at the operational level. At 30 June 2016 the net cash balance was £14.1m (31 Dec 2015: £15.2m), following payment of the first enhanced dividend and ordinary dividend, comprising £3.01m in total, in line with the Board's dividend strategy.
07.07.16Dunelm Group plc ("Dunelm" or "the Group"), the UK's leading homewares retailer, reports the following trading update for the final quarter and for the financial year ended 2(nd) July 2016. Revenue Total revenue for the fourth quarter grew by 1.8% to GBP203.8m. Total like-for-like (LFL) growth (combining LFL stores and Home Delivery) decreased by 0.6%, although this was adversely impacted by a combination of an earlier Easter and the fact that the previous financial year included a 53(rd) week. Adjusting for these calendar impacts, underlying LFL performance was +2.9% for the 13 weeks to 2(nd) July 2016.
06.07.16The revaluation of the investment property portfolio at the year end has resulted in a net valuation surplus for the year of GBP117,947,000 (2015 - GBP229,722,000). The board has recommended a final dividend of 58p per share in respect of the year ended 31 March 2016 payable on 11 November 2016 to shareholders on the register on 14 October 2016. This will make a total dividend for the year of 93p (2015 - 88p). Earnings per share is calculated by reference to profit on ordinary activities after taxation attributable to equity holders of the parent of GBP142,900,000 (2015 - GBP227,395,000) and 16,295,357 (2015 - 16,295,357) ordinary shares being the weighted average number of ordinary shares in issue during the year.
05.07.16Marshalls' Trading update for the 6 months ending 30 June 2012
30.06.16Further to its announcement on 4 May 2016, the Company confirms that it has received the formal certification paperwork for its two European products containing a Panasonic battery. The Group expects to commence shipment of the products, namely the ST622 and the ST630, into Germany in the second half of 2016 as planned.
29.06.16Fulcrum Utility Services Limited ("Fulcrum" or the "Company"), the UK's market leading independent multi-utility infrastructure and services provider, today announces it has secured a significant new gas pipeline contract in partnership with British Gas.
28.06.16Anpario plc, the international producer and distributor of natural feed additives for animal health, hygiene and nutrition, is holding its AGM later today, when Richard Rose, Chairman, will make the following comments: "The Company remains on track to meet its profit expectations for the financial year to 31 December 2016. Revenues for the first half will be below the level of last year; this is due to a number of territories being affected by geopolitical events and distributor specific trading. Sales volumes in May and June have seen an improvement and overall margins remain strong mainly as a result of our continuing focus on improving the sales mix. The board believes the positive momentum will gather pace in the second half.
28.06.16Benchmark, the international biotechnology and food chain sustainability business announces its Interim Results for the six months ended 31 March 2016 (the "period"). Financial Highlights: -- Revenue increased by 142% to GBP48.0m (H1 2015: GBP19.8m). Like for like sales, excluding businesses acquired in either 2016 or 2015, increased 42% to GBP13.3m (H1 2015: GBP9.4m). -- EBITDA from Trading Activities(1) grew by GBP8.3m to GBP9.5m (H1 2015: GBP1.2m) -- Acquisition of INVE Aquaculture in December 2015 for $342m (c.GBP230m) created new Advanced Animal Nutrition division o Funded via successful GBP219m (gross) equity raise o $70 million revolving credit facility secured to support the equity raise and the enlarged group's working capital needs -- Temporary closure of Chilean border to Icelandic produced salmon eggs impacted Breeding and Genetics revenues -- Operating loss of GBP15.2m (H1 2015: GBP4.0m) after increase of investing activities to GBP18.8m (H1 2015: GBP3.6m), including GBP11.8m of expensed acquisition and integration costs
28.06.16Anpario plc, the international producer and distributor of natural feed additives for animal health, hygiene and nutrition, is holding its AGM later today, when Richard Rose, Chairman, will make the following comments:
23.06.16I am pleased to report very good trading results for the financial year to 31 March 2016. Group revenue for the financial year to 31 March 2016 was GBP185.9m, 6.3% up on last year's GBP174.9m. The operating profit was GBP13.2m, up GBP2.6m from GBP10.6m. Finance income was GBP56,000 against GBP46,000 last year. Finance costs, which are principally interest on the pension scheme deficit as calculated under IAS19 (revised), were GBP421,000 against GBP503,000 last year. Pre-tax profit was GBP12.9m, up GBP2.8m from GBP10.1m last year. Post-tax profit for the year is GBP10.5m, up from last year's figure of GBP7.8m. Earnings per share were 53.7p compared to last year's 40.3p. Net assets (total equity) were GBP71.2m compared to GBP62.2m last year. At the year end the Group's cash reserves stood at GBP16.8m compared to GBP12.5m last year.
22.06.16NewRiver Retail Limited ("NewRiver" or "the Company") GBP20 million acquisition of Cuckoo Bridge Retail Park, Dumfries NewRiver Retail Limited (AIM: NRR), the UK REIT specialising in value-creating retail property investment and active asset management, announces that it has completed the acquisition ('The Acquisition') of Cuckoo Bridge Retail Park, Dumfries off-market from a large listed property company for a total consideration of GBP20.2 million. The acquisition equates to a net initial yield of 7.05%, an equivalent yield of 7.87% and a reversionary yield of 7.93%, with net rental income at purchase of GBP1.5 million per annum.
21.06.16Whitbread Chief Executive, Alison Brittain said, "Whitbread delivered total sales growth of 8.0% in the first quarter as we continue with a relentless focus on our customers, innovation and investing in our strong brands. Costa has started the year well and Premier Inn continues to win share, albeit in a weaker than expected hotel market. Industry data has continued to show a soft hotel market in the UK, particularly in London. During the quarter Premier Inn grew total sales by 8.0% and like for like sales by 2.1%, which benefited from our substantial hotel extension programme. Against a strong comparator Premier Inn like for like revpar declined by 0.5% and total revpar declined by 1.2%. This reflects the market environment, the expected dilution of the impact of the extension programme and the c.3,600 new rooms added in the final quarter of last year, which will mature over the next few years. We are on plan to open 4,000-4,500 new hotel rooms in 2016/17.
14.06.16Pressure Technologies (AIM: PRES), the specialist engineering group, announces its interim results for the 26 weeks to 2 April 2016, which against the context of a low investment oil and gas market, are encouraging.
14.06.16Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 March 2016 Park Group plc is the UK's leading multi-redemption voucher and prepaid card business focussed on the corporate and consumer markets. Sales are generated through our direct sales force, e-commerce and agents
14.06.16For the 19 week period from 31 January 2016 to 11 June 2016 The Group remains on track to meet the Board's expectations for the Full Year Ted Baker, the global lifestyle brand, is pleased to announce an 11.3% increase in Group revenue for the 19 week period from 31 January 2016 to 11 June 2016 (the "period"), compared to the same period last year.
27.05.16Highlights -- Like for like new car unit sales up 6.2% against 3.3% in our market sector -- Like for like used car unit sales up 9.3% -- Revenue up by 10.6% to GBP232m -- Underlying profit before tax up 15.6% to GBP2,857,000 (2015: GBP2,472,000) -- Underlying earnings per share up 23.4% to 96.4p (2015: 78.1p) -- Recommended dividend per ordinary share for year increased by 7.4% to 21.75p -- Property portfolio revalued at 31 March 2016: GBP9.5m surplus (not included in accounts) -- Disposal of Land Rover business in Lewes, retaining the freehold premises, for cash consideration of GBP7.5m post year-end. Commenting on the results, Simon Caffyn, Chief Executive said: "I am delighted to announce that the underlying profit before tax for last year increased by 15.6% and we now have significant financial flexibility to take advantage of opportunities to expand."
26.05.16Henry Boot - AGM Statement Trading since the beginning of 2016 has, once again, been encouraging; the Group's three business segments, land development, property investment and development and construction, are all trading well. However, we may see some transactional uncertainty around the EU referendum. We do not anticipate this will last for long or have a detrimental effect on the year as a whole, and therefore we remain confident that trading will meet the Board's expectations for the full year.
26.05.16LondonMetric Plc - Purchase of Crawley Distribution site LondonMetric Property Plc ("LondonMetric") announces that it has purchased a four acre site in Crawley to develop approximately 100,000 sq ft of prime distribution space at a cost of cGBP20 million, reflecting a yield on cost of c6.3%. Located on a prime South East urban logistics estate less than one mile from Gatwick Airport, the site has been purchased for GBP7.6 million. Planning for the new scheme is expected by the end of this year with build completion anticipated in the first quarter of 2018.
26.05.16Benchmark Plc - Trading Update Trading Update and Notice of Results -- Trading in line with management's expectations -- INVE integration progressing well with first operational synergies realised -- Braintree manufacturing facility expected to enter commissioning by September -- Encouraging progress in development pipeline
24.05.16Driver Group Plc - Half Yearly Report Revenue up by 32% to GBP27.9m (2015: GBP21.1m)
24.05.16Conygar Plc - Interim Results Highlights -- Net asset value per share 201.0p at 31 March 2016 decreased from 203.3p at 30 September 2015. EPRA NAV per share decreased 1.1% to 201.0p from 203.2p
18.05.16Marston's Plc - Interim Results INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE 26 WEEKS ENDED 2 APRIL 2016 Profit and cash flow growth from high quality pub and beer business -- Strong trading performance: - Underlying Group revenue up 11.5% to GBP428.7 million - Underlying profit before tax up 11.8% to GBP33.1 million - Underlying earnings per share up 11.9% to 4.7 pence per share - Profit growth in all trading segments - Operating cash flow up GBP23.1 million to GBP81.3 million - Leverage reduced 0.4x to 5.0x. Fixed charge cover up 0.2x to 2.6x - Statutory profit before tax up GBP50.3 million to GBP22.8 million
18.05.16Assura Plc - Full Year Results Assura plc ("Assura"), the leading primary care property investor and developer, announces its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2016 Continued strong growth -- 78.0% increase in underlying profit before tax to GBP28.3 million (2015: GBP15.9 million) -- 19.9% growth in investment property, to over GBP1.1 billion (2015: GBP0.9 billion) -- 3.9% growth in diluted EPRA NAV per share to 45.8 pence (2015: 44.0 pence) -- 14.7% increase in rent roll to GBP63.8 million (2015: GBP55.6 million)
18.05.16Marshalls Plc - Trading Update The underlying indicators within the business remain strong and the Board is confident of achieving its expectations for 2016 through continuing good operational margin performance.
16.05.16Victrex Plc - Half Year Report 'Robust core business with H2 expectations supporting full year outlook'
04.05.16Sainsbury Plc - Preliminary Results for the 52 week period to the 12th march 2016
04.05.16Intu Group Plc - Trading Update for the period 1st January 2016 - 4th May 2016
27.04.16Devro Plc - Trading Statement Trading is in line with market expectations.
27.04.16Pressure Technologies - Trading Statement Further difficulties in the the oil and gas markets remain leading to the company to confirm results for the full year will be materially below expectations.
26.04.16Harworth Group Plc - AGM Statement Harworth Group Plc , Owen Michaelson, Chief Executive, made the following statement to the meeting: "I am pleased to report that the Company has continued to make good progress in the first four months of 2016 and that the anticipated full year result continues to be in line with the Board's expectations.
26.04.16Sprue Aegis Plc Released results confirming record revenue increase of 35% to £88 million (2014 £65.6M) however a exceptional warranty charge of £5.5 million for a faulty battery on certain products hurts profitability.
21.04.16MP Evans Plc - Statement re Press Comment regarding media speculation in relation to the North Australian Pastoral Company Pty Limited (NAPCO)
18.04.16Reckitt Benkiser Plc - Quarter 1 Results 2016 The company confirmed it was on track to meet full year results.
18.04.16Sprue (AIM: SPRP), one of Europe's leading home safety products suppliers, announces that the Company has recently identified an issue in certain batteries supplied by a third party supplier that may cause a premature low battery warning chirp in certain of its smoke alarm models sold in the UK and in Continental Europe. The Board is keen to stress that this is not a safety critical issue.
14.04.16Scapa Plc - Trading Update for the period ending 31st March 2016
14.04.16PZ Cussons Plc - Trading Update for the period 27.1.2016 - 13.4.2016
14.04.16Entertainment One Plc - Response to Press speculation, No offer recieved.
14.04.16Unilever Plc - 1st Quarter results 2016 Underlying sales growth up 4.7%
14.04.16LondonMetric Plc - Sells Odeon Multiplex Cinema for £9.1 Million in Taunton
12.04.16MP Evans Plc - Release Unaudited preliminary Results for 2015
11.04.16James Cropper have released a trading update for the 53 Weeks to the 2nd April 2016.
05.04.16Park Group Plc - Released its trading update on the 5 April 2016 ahead of the Preliminary Results to be released on the 7th June 2016.
05.04.16F&C Commercial Property Trust Limited - Final Results in respect of the year ended 31 December 2015
31.03.16James Halstead Plc - Interim Results for the half-year ended 31 December 2015
30.03.16Fulcrum Utility Plc - Pre Close trading update for the financial year ending 31st March 2016
24.03.16Henry Boot - Final Results for the year ended 31 December 2015
22.03.16United Utilities - Trading Update confirms the company is trading in line with expectations for the period ending 31st march 2016
18.03.16Berkeley Group Plc the South East focused house builder announces its Interim Management Statement from the period 1st November 2015 to 29th February 2016.
17.03.16Ted Baker has released full year results for the 52 weeks ended January 2016.
11.03.16El Oro has released an interim statement for the six months ended 31 December 2015.
08.03.16Anpario Plc has released full year results for the 12 months to 31 December 2015.
04.03.16London Stock Exchange Group Plc has released preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
03.03.16Whitbread Plc has today released its trading performance for the 50 weeks to 11 February 2016.
02.03.16Dignity Plc has released its preliminary results for the 52 week period ended 25 December 2015.
02.03.16Shepherd Neame has announced its Interim Results for the 26 weeks ended 26 December 2015.
02.03.16Entertainment One Ltd has released a trading update for the nine months to 31 December 2015.
02.03.16Tarsus Group Plc has released its final results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
02.03.16Nichols Plc has released its preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
02.03.16ITV Plc has released its full year results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
02.03.16Severn Trent Plc has announced that it has entered into a joint-venture agreement with United Utilities Group plc.
02.03.16James Fisher & Sons Plc has released preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
02.03.16London Stock Exchange Group Plc has released a statement regarding the announcement from ICE that it is considering making an offer for LSEG.
02.03.16Devro Plc has released its results for the year ended 31st December 2015.
24.02.16Harworth Group Plc has released preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
23.02.16London Stock Exchange Group Plc has released information regarding a potential merger of equals between itself and Deutsche Boerse AG.
18.02.16Centrica Plc has released preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2015.
16.02.16Mucklow (A & J) Group Plc has released its half yearly report for the six months ended 31 December 2015.
15.02.16Reckitt Benckiser plc has released full year results for 2015.
11.02.16Pennon Group has released a trading statement ahead of full year results for the year ended 31 March 2016.
11.02.16Johnston Press Plc has issued a response to media speculation regarding the potential acquisition of the business and certain assets of the i.
10.02.16Pinewood Group Plc has released a trading update and strategic review information.
01.02.16Anpario Plc has released a trading statement for the year ended 31 December 2015.
01.02.16Wynnstay Group Plc has released results for the year ended 31 October 2015.
29.01.16Renishaw Plc has released an interim report for the six months ended 31 December 2015.
28.01.16Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc has released a trading update for the 43 weeks to 23 January 2016.
28.01.16SSE Plc has released a trading statement covering the nine months to 31 December 2015 and future changes.
28.01.16Diageo Plc has released interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2015.
26.01.16Marston's Plc has released a trading update for the 16 week period to 23 Jaunary 2016, ahead of the company's Annual General Meeting today.
21.01.16N Brown Group Plc has released a trading statement covering the 18 week period to 2 January 2016.
20.01.16Royal Dutch Shell Plc has released an update regarding Q4 and full year results for 2015.
19.01.16Unilever Plc has released results for the full year 2015.
14.01.16Booker Group Plc has released a trading update for the 16 weeks to 1 January 2016.
15.12.15Pressure Technologies Plc has released preliminary results for the 53 weeks to 3 October 2015.
14.12.15Benchmark Holdings Plc has released information regarding an agreement to acquire INVE Aquaculture Holding B.V, with the consideration being partially financed by a placing of new shares.
14.12.15Entertainment One Limited has announced the completion of its re-financing.
11.12.15PZ Cussons Plc has announced a trading update for the half year to 30 November 2015.
10.12.15Whitbread Plc has released an interim management statement for its trading performance to 26 November 2015.
08.12.15Manufacturer of high performance polymer solutions, Victrex Plc, has announced preliminary results for the financial year ended 30 September 2015.
08.12.15Driver Group Plc has released preliminary results for the year to 30 September 2015.
08.12.15Treatt Plc has released preliminary results for the year ended 30 September 2015.
04.12.15Berkeley Group Holdings Plc has released unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 October 2015.
02.12.15LondonMetric Property Plc has announced the sale of its PC World property in Hove for £13.6 million.
02.12.15Fulcrum Utility Services Limited has released unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2015.
01.12.15Park Group Plc has released interim results for the six months to 30 September 2015.
01.12.15Pinewood Group Plc has released interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2015.
27.11.15Dee Valley Water Group Plc has released an Interim Management Statement for the six month period to 30 September 2015.
27.11.15Pennon Group Plc has released half year results for the period ended 30 September 2015.
26.11.15Severn Trent Plc has released a half year financial report for the six months to 30 September 2015.
26.11.15Marston's Plc has released preliminary results for the 52 weeks ended 3 October 2015.
26.11.15LondonMetric Property Plc has released half year results for 30 September 2015.
24.11.15Scapa Group Plc has released interim results for the period ended 30 September 2015.
20.11.15Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc has released half year results for the 26 weeks ended 26 September 2015.
19.11.15NewRiver Retail Limited has released unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2015.
19.11.15Londonmetric Property Plc has announced that it has acquired DHL Distribution Warehouse, Reading for £29 million.
19.11.15Assura Plc has released an interim results statement for the six months ended 30 September 2015.
19.11.15Ted Baker Plc has released an interim management statement for the 13 week period from 16 August 2015 to 14 November 2015.
19.11.15Caledonia Investments Plc has released half year results for the six months ended 30 September 2015.
17.11.15McKay Securities Plc has released a Half Yearly Report for the six months ended 30 September 2015.
17.11.15Entertainment One Limited has released interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2015.
17.11.15Devro Plc has released a trading update for the period from 1 July 2015 to date.
12.11.15Rolls Royce shares drop has the dividend policy is put under review and profit guidance for 2016 is reduced.
11.11.15Sainsburys has released interim results for the 28 weeks to 26 September 2015.
11.11.15The company announce its trading performance will be slightly ahead of market expectations.
10.11.15The fund is a long term growth investment trust