Ultra Electronics sees strong order book growth in H1; intelligence and comms boosts organic revenue growth

Defence contractor Ultra Electronics has reported strong growth in its order book and saw organic revenue growth of 5.8% following a 'particularly strong' first half...

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 08:17

Anglo American cuts dividend as viurs-led slump in production hurts profit

Mining giant Anglo American more than halved its interim dividend after reporting a slump in profit as coronavirus-led disruptions hurt production.

For the six months...

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 08:07

RSA sees increase in group underwriting profit; financial market impacts hit some H1 results

Insurance group RSA Insurance has reported a first-half record for underwriting performance which saw growth in profits of 33%, while statutory results were hit by...

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 08:00

Rentokil Initial sees profits down on lower revenue in H1 despite new revenue from disinfection services

Pest control Group Rentokil Initial has reported it generated new revenues from disinfection services in the first half of 2020, although this failed to offset...

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 07:42

3i net assets rise in Q1 on 'resilient' performance in private equity portfolio

Investment manager 3i reported a rise in first-quarter net assets underpinned by 'resilient' performance in its private equity despite the significant impact of the Covid-19...

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 07:39

Lloyds swings to loss after £3.8bn impairment hit; outlook remains uncertain

Banking group Lloyds swung to a loss in the first half of the year after setting aside £3.8bn to protect against a potential wave of...

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 07:30

Schroders solutions strategies boost net inflows in H1; pre-tax profit falls

Asset manager Schroders has reported a decline in pre-tax profit even as it generated net inflows of £38.1bn in the first half of 2020 led...

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 07:22

Shearwater losses narrow as sales rise 41%

Cybersecurity company Shearwater posted a narrower annual loss as it boosted sales.

Pre-tax losses for the year through March amounted to £1.3m, compared to losses...

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 14:09

GlaxoSmithKline adjusted earnings slump on lower vaccine sales

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline said that meeting its annual earnings guidance was contingent on the timing of a recovery in vaccine demand, a slump in which...

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 13:22

Breedon says recovery 'well underway' after swinging to loss in H1

Breedon said a recovery in its markets was 'well underway' after the construction materials group swung to a half-yearly loss as operations were halted following...

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 09:54