Vesuvius PLC (VSVS.L)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£1,264.67|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||271.21|
* First-half revenue rises 6 pct to 773 mln stg from second-half of 2012
Aug 2 - Vesuvius Plc, a maker of ceramic moulds and lining for steelmakers and foundries, reported an 11 percent fall in first-half profit reflecting the weaker conditions year-on-year in the global steel and foundry markets.
Aug 2 - Vesuvius PLC : * Half yearly report * Revenue £773M, (H1 2012: £819M; H2 2012: £729M) * Interim dividend declared of 4.75 pence per share * Trading profit £71M, (H1 2012: £80M; H2 2012: £51M) * Over the medium term actions should help to drive trading margins towards the