Preliminary results presentation 2006/07 - September 2007


  • Profit before tax up 13% to £12.2m after US management change costs of £0.4m (June 2006: underlying £10.8m excluding pensions credit)
  • Order book up 28% to £92m (June 2006: £72m)
  • Further R&D tax allowances resulting in overall tax credit
  • Basic earnings per share growth to 29.6p (June 2006: 24.0p, 18.8p excluding pension credit)
  • Full year dividend increased by 6.4% to 10.0p (June 2006: 9.4p)
  • New strategy bearing fruit, underpinned by talent additions to senior management team and new leadership in the US & Germany