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Thursday 30 April, 2015

30-Apr-2015 09:30 AM

RPS acquires Metier Holdings for £22.3m

RPS Group has acquired Metier Holding AS, a Norway-based consultancy providing project management and training services, for a maximum consideration of NOK 267m, or about £22.3m. Metier operates across Norway from its headquarters in Oslo. The company e
30-Apr-2015 09:29 AM

Synthomer gives Q1 trading update

Synthomer said Q1 trading has been in line with the board's expectations at the time of the FY 2014 results. "In our European and North American (ENA) business, volumes were slightly below the same period in 2014, where we experienced a good st
30-Apr-2015 09:28 AM

Ultra Electronics' FY expectations unchanged

Ultra Electronic's markets remain, as noted on 2 March 2015 in the 2014 preliminary results announcement and expectations for the full year, unchanged. Ultra will provide an update on trading and on the group wide initiatives noted in the prelimina
30-Apr-2015 09:24 AM

Elektron swings into profit

Elektron Technology posts a profit before tax from continuing operations of £0.2m for the year to the end of January against a loss of £4.9m last time. Revenue from continuing operations totalled £44.4m (2014: £46.3m), including sales from new prod
30-Apr-2015 09:21 AM

Character unveils record first half

The Character Group unveils record interim results with pre-tax profits jumping 178% and the dividend up 51.5%. Revenues for the six months to the end of February rose by 24% to £58.16m; group operating profits rose to £8.67m from £3.29m and pre-tax p
30-Apr-2015 09:17 AM

Globo pre-tax profits up 30%

Globo - the international provider of enterprise mobility management, mobile solutions and software-as-a-service, posts pre-tax profits of �?¬35.7m for the year to the end of December. The result is 30% up on last time and ahead of market expectation
30-Apr-2015 09:16 AM

SAGA's FY pretax profit slips lower

Saga Plc book a FY pretax profit down 32.2% to £113.8m, from £167.9m. Revenue was up 0.6% to £900.5m, from £895.4m. The results included £84.6m of IPO expenses and interest on debt and borrowings. CEO Lance Batchelor commented: "It has been a
30-Apr-2015 09:12 AM

Goldenport net losses rise

International shipping company Goldenport Holdings posts a net loss of $27.1m for the year to the end of December - up from a restated $12.2m last time. Revenues fell by 22.1% to $46.6m and the group booked an impairment loss of $5.6m (2013: nil). Chief
30-Apr-2015 09:07 AM

JQW pre-tax profits up 24%

JQW revenues rose by 59% to RMB783.8m in the year to the end of December, in line with market expectations. Fee paying members increased by 22% to 241,000 (2013: 197,000) and pre-tax profits rose by 24% to RMB213.2m. Chairman Cai Yongde said: "201
30-Apr-2015 09:03 AM

KAZ copper cathode output on target

KAZ Minerals' copper cathode production totalled 19.1 kt in the first quarter and the company is on target to meet its target of 80-85 kt. The company reports strong zinc and silver output in the quarter to the end of March. Zinc in concentrate out
30-Apr-2015 09:02 AM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers between 08:00 and 09:00

Overall Market Tanfield Group 21.88 +4.19% Private & Commercial Finance Group 16.75 +1.52% Foxtons Group 208.25 +0.73% Wizz Air Holdings Ord Gbp0.0001 Wi 1395.00
30-Apr-2015 09:00 AM

Market Movers - Top risers and fallers at 09:00

FTSE 100 Royal Mail 456.10 +2.68% CRH 1852.00 +1.59% Associated British Foods 2828.00 +1.33% Royal Dutch Shell 2090.25 +1.
30-Apr-2015 08:59 AM

LGO Energy update on Goudron drilling

LGO Energy has confirmed that well GY-672, spudded on 15 April, has reached total depth and that Well Services Petroleum Co's Rig-70 is in the process of being moved to the next of the current planned wells. Log interpretation from both the Goudron
30-Apr-2015 08:56 AM

James Fisher expects stronger second half

James Fisher and Sons expects this year to see a lower first half with a stronger second half. A trading update ahead of today annual general meeting says: "Our Marine Support, Specialist Technical and Tankships divisions have commenced the year tra
30-Apr-2015 08:53 AM

JPMorgan US Smaller Cos resolutions passed at AGM

JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust has confirmed that all resolutions passed at its annual general meeting yesterday were passed. At 8:53am: (LON:JUSC) JPMorgan US Smaller Companies IT PLC share price was -0.13p at 180p Story provided by
30-Apr-2015 08:53 AM

Edinburgh Dragon Trust lags benchmark

Edinburgh Dragon Trust's net asset value rose by 3.7% in sterling terms on a total return basis in the six months to the end of February. This compares with a 5.9% rise in its benchmark, MSCI All Country Asia (ex Japan). The company says the unde
30-Apr-2015 08:51 AM

FDM Group confident after good start

FDM Group has made a good start to 2015 and the board is confident of meeting market expectations for the remainder of the year, shareholders at the annual general meeting today will be told. Chairman Ivan Martin will say: "Total Group revenue for
30-Apr-2015 08:48 AM

DiamondCorp update on Lace diamond mine

DiamondCorp, the southern African diamond development and exploration company, has issued an update on the underground development at the Lace diamond mine in the Free State province of South Africa. Highlights · Development work in the Upper K4
30-Apr-2015 08:46 AM

Access Intelligence earnings fall

Access Intelligence's turnover rose by 2% to £8,546,000 in the year to the end of November but earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation fell by 3% to £426,000. Contracted not yet invoiced revenue rose by 3% to £6,790,000 (201
30-Apr-2015 08:43 AM

Lancashire pre-tax profits fall

Lancashire Holdings posts pre-tax profits of $51.5m for the three months to the end of March - down from $57.4m last time. Net operating profits fell to $52.1m - down from $62.9m. Gross premiums written fell to $244.3m from $316.7m with the decrease in
30-Apr-2015 08:39 AM

FOGL pre-tax losses narrow

Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd posts a pre-tax loss of $3.2m for the year to the end of December - down from $4.0m last time. At the start of the year cash balances totalled US$151.4m. Exploration expenditures totalled US$40m in the year and t The company ha
30-Apr-2015 08:33 AM

AEP revenues rise

Anglo-Eastern Plantations' revenues rose to $251.3m in the year to the endof December - 24% up on 2013. The company said this was due primarily to the increase in fresh fruit bunch (FFB) production and higher purchase of third party crops for the
30-Apr-2015 08:29 AM

FAIRFX partnership with Hertz

FAIRFX, the travel money and foreign exchange specialist, has signed a partnership with international car hire provider Hertz Europe Ltd to cross-promote each other's products to their respective customers. The partnership - which starts from today
30-Apr-2015 08:28 AM

Fusionex on track

Fusionex's board is confident that results for the six months ended 31 March will be in line with market expectations. A trading update says: "Following a strong performance last year, the current financial year has continued to build on this m
30-Apr-2015 08:26 AM

Jupiter wells remain shut-in

Jupiter Energy's wells in Kazakhstan remain shut in until domestic oil pricing reaches a level where oil production is cashflow positive. Jupiter said 7,848 barrels of oil were produced for sale during January and part of February 2015 generating re

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