Prudential, an international financial services group, remains confident to deliver solid growth in earnings for the full year on Tuesday, its superior Q3 2011 earnings were driven by good performance in Asia.
Brady, a commodity risk management software provider, has reported a rise of 72 per cent in its full year revenue to £19.16 million, up from £11.12 million in 2010, including an increase in recurring revenues of 147 per cent to £9.79 million.
British industrial output posted an unexpected fall in January after a sharp decline in oil and gas production and weaker-than-expected factory output, indicating that Britain's economic recovery could be in peril.
Fenner, a world leader in the field of reinforced polymer and textile technology, says in spite of the growing uncertainty over the macro economic outlook, trading and demand levels are in line with the group's expectations for 2012.
Taylor Wimpey, the homebuilding company, says that it is too early to judge the market for the year as a whole, but the early weeks of trading in 2012 have followed the encouraging patterns of the second half of 2011, with good visitor levels, healthy reservations and low cancellations.
SThree, the permanent and contract staffing group, says that the GDP growth and the staffing market are not linearly related, given the current levels of global economic and political uncertainty, it is difficult to foretell the kind of market conditions the group will face during 2012 with any accuracy.
J D Wetherspoon, the developer and manager of public houses, which is scheduled to release its 2012 interim results on Friday, has moderate views for 2012 outlook, due to cost pressures resulting from government legislation, including further increases in excise duty, business rates and carbon tax.
Morrisons Supermarkets, the food retailer, has reported that its turnover rose 7 per cent to £17.7 billion for the year ended 29 January, 2012. Profit before tax was at £947 million compared to £874 million in the previous year and raised its total dividend by 11 per cent to 10.7 pence.
Schroders, an international asset management and private banking group, has reported a slight rise in its profit before tax at £407.3 million for the year ended 31 December, 2011 from £406.9 million a year earlier.
Aggreko, the rental provider of power generation and temperature control equipment, started its FY2012 with a strong position with at least 20 per cent more on hire in international power projects than at the start of 2011.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets, a food retailer grocer, expects the consumer environment in the UK during 2012 to be cautious despite an anticipated reduction in inflationary pressures. It is expected to release its preliminary results for the year 2011 on March 8, 2012.
Tarsus, the international business to business media company, has reported a rise of 42 percent in its revenues at £61.7m for the year ended December 31, 2011 with adjusted pre-tax profits up 77 percent to £16.8m.
Cobham, the engineering group anticipates that the US defence and security market will remain challenging with constraints over Government spending tightening, with important and ongoing uncertainty over the size, timing and allocation of federal budget cuts. As a result, there is continued poor visibility for 2012 trading.
Tarsus Group, the international business-to-business media group, expects the second half of 2011 to be the most important trading period in the group's history with major events taking place in the main geographies where it operates.