Admiral Group, the private motor insurance and related products company, expects to report a rise in pre-tax profits around 10% for the full year 2011 as it is scheduled to deliver its preliminary earnings on March 7, 2012.
Michael Page International, the specialist recruitment consultancy, is prepared to continue its geographic expansion, as there remain many long-term development prospects in its newer territories, particularly Latin America and Asia.
Petrofac, an oil & gas service provider has reported that its full year revenues rose 33 per cent to US$5.8 billion from US$4.4 billion in 2010, which shows the strong performance in all its four reporting segments.
Glencore, the supplier of metals, minerals, energy and agriculture products has reported its preliminary 2011 results with revenues for the year ended 31 December 2011 at $186,152 million, a 28% increase compared to $144,978 million in 2010.
Ashtead Group, the investment holding and management company, remains confident over the outlook for end construction markets in the short term, particularly in the U.K. Ahead of Q3 results on March 6, the group has secured 'Buy' ratings from Jefferies, Peel Hunt and Numis Securities.
Glencore International, the supplier of metals, minerals, energy and agriculture products, remains affirmative about the long term global economic prospects and is scheduled to release its preliminary results on March 5, 2012.
Laird, the global technology company, has reported its results for the financial year ending 31 December 2011 with an increase in revenue from continuing businesses by 19% at £491.3 million compared to 2010. Organic revenue growth rose 12%.
Petrofac Limited, the provider of facilities solutions to the oil and gas production and processing industry, with continued growth, high levels of backlog, exceptional revenue visibility is scheduled to report its preliminary results on March 5, 2012.
BBA Aviation, the provider of global aviation support and aftermarket services expects to deliver a positive underlying progress achieving a full year result in line with the board's expectations. The group is scheduled to report its final results for the year ending on 31 December, 2011 on March 2, 2012.
Laird, the supplier of products and technology solutions is confident to deliver underlying earnings of not less than 16 pence per share for the year as a whole. The group is expected to release its preliminary results on March 2, 2012 with its increase customer base and expanding technology portfolio.
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Despite challenging economic environment, WPP, the communications services provider continues to focus on its long-term plans and strategic goals of improving operating profits by 10-15 percent per annum.