Trading statements

BlueRock Diamonds to market gems in Antwerp

Gem miner BlueRock Diamonds said it would start marketing its diamonds in Antwerp, partly because it attracted more buyers than the South African market.


Wed, 13/05/2020 - 13:45

Vesuvius sales sink 28% in April, taps UK govt financing facility

Molten metal flow engineering group Vesuvius said its sales in April dropped 28% thanks to the imposition of Covid-19 lockdown measures.

Vesuvius said that as...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 09:43

Premier Oil downgrades production guidance after North Sea outage

Oil producer Premier Oil downgraded its annual production guidance following an unplanned outage at the Catcher field in the North Sea.

Output in 2020 was...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 09:09

AorTech International royalty revenue climbs; R&D spend tops expectations

Medical-device businesses owner AorTech International reported a higher royalty income and said that R&D spending was exceeding its expectations, but added that liquidity had improved....

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 09:05

Lamprell pulls guidance, stokes worries about future as losses widen on asset writedowns

Lamprell pulled guidance and raised concerns about its future after reporting wider losses as asset writedowns offset an uptick in revenue.

The company withdrew...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 08:54

Applegreen performance ahead of 'baseline assumptions' for Q2 as virus restrictions ease

Convenience food and beverage retailer Applegreen said current trading levels were ahead of its 'baseline assumptions' for the second quarter as the recent easing of...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 08:37

TP ICAP first-quarter revenue up 17% as market volatility boosts volumes

Inter-dealer broker TP ICAP said its first-quarter revenue rose 17%, reflecting higher client volumes due to market volatility caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Revenue for...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 07:50

Ferguson withdraws guidance as revenue slips on coronavirus-led downturn in demand

Plumbing company Ferguson withdrew its guidance and reported lower third-quarter revenue as 'strong' momentum in February and March was offset in April following a downturn...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 07:48

Ultra Electronics says trading in line; facilities remain open

Defence contractor Ultra Electronics said all of its facilities remained open and that trading remained broadly in line with its expectations, despite a 'challenging' environment....

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 07:44

Marshalls says 400 jobs could be impacted as sales slide 27%

Landscape products group Marshalls said up to 400 jobs could be impacted by restructuring plans after its sales slumped 27% in the first fourth months...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 07:41