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Telford Homes TEF produced a strong set of results for the year to the 31st March and the proposed final dividend of 9p per share brings the total for the year to 17p making an increase for the year of just over 8%. Total profit before tax for the year to 31st March, exceeded market expectations with a rise of 35% making an increase of 100% over the last 4 years. The London market is described as being robust.
Fishing Republic FISH 2017 produced a disappointing performance and firm action has been taken to address it, with turnaround plans now having been put in place. Revenue growth of 57% was below management targets and the fourth quarter saw a significant deterioration in trading. Gross profit margins fell to 32.6% from 47.6% and an impact from increased competition which put prices under pressure, was also felt. 2016’s profit of £0.42m. was turned into a loss of £2.235m whilst earnings per share of 0.99p became a loss of 5.85p per share.
B&M European BME delivered another strong set of results in the 53 weeks to to the 31st March. The recommended final dividend is to be increased by 23.1% to 4.8p per share, group revenue rose by 22.4% and profit before tax by 25.4%.
Bodycote plc BOY has enjoyed robust growth during the first four months of the year despite currency headwinds Full year revenue despite what it describes as limited visibility is anticipated to be above previous expectations and headline operating profit will be slightly ahead of analysts expectations.Energy revenues rose by 24% and general industrial revenues by 11% over the four months to the 31st April while group revenue generally was up by 7% or 10% on a constant currency basis.
Barclays plc BARC suffered a nightmarish third quarter but claims it was part of an industry wide trend. It has had to admit that it is not delivering the economic performance of which it is capable but claims it has the confidence to assert that it will start to do so in 1919 -20. As for the quarter to the 30th September it produced a 19% rise in profit before tax driven by a £932m. reduction in costs but the good news ends there. After producing basic earnings per share of 9.6p in the third quarter of 2016 it managed to turn that into a basic loss of 3p per share this year. Group attributable profit for the third quarter of 2016 was a healthy £1,524m. This year it plunged to a loss of £628m.
And as for what it claims are industry wide trends, it is noticeable that only yesterday, Lloyds seemed not only to have escaped them, it did not even give them a mention in its 3rd quarter report.
National Express NEX continued to deliver strong growth in the quarter to the end of September, especially in the international division. Group revenue rose by 6.4% (4.8% at constant currency rates). North America accelerated growth rates to 13.7% and in September there was a particularly strong performance from UK Bus and Coach. German Rail passenger numbers grew by only 1% but the revenue they produced rose by 20.7% at constant currency rates.
Bodycote BOY Group revenue rose by 16.8% or 12.9% on a constant currency basis for the quarter ending on the 30th September. Organic growth was 9.1% on the same basis. The car and light truck market continued to grow and was particularly strong in Western Europe and emerging markets, with western Europe leading the way in industrial growth.
Hydrodec HYR claims it is making further strong progress with strong demand ensuing as the quality of its products becomes recognised. Third quarter group EBITDA was positive and the expectations are that this year, for the first time in its history, it will deliver positive EBITDA for the full year.