Small Caps
09 Jan
tp group maritime
TP Group wins £0.9m submarine contract

AIM-listed engineer TP Group said it had won a £0. 9m contract from an unnamed defence client to overhaul an atmosphere management system on an operational submarine.

09 Jan
stock spirits, drink, beverages
Stock Spirits reports strong growth from Polish and Czech businesses

Spirits distilling company Stock Spirits Group announced that momentum from its strong first half had carried on to the second, with the firm expecting results for the full-year to come in slightly ahead of expectations.

09 Jan
bellway housebuilding
Harworth Group posts value gains 'appreciably' ahead of expectations

Brownfield land and property development firm Harworth Group returned another strong operational performance in the second half of its trading year.

09 Jan
ep carpisa foods carne
Tasty hard to swallow for investors after second trading warning

Shares in restaurant owner Tasty fell almost 9% on Tuesday as the company warned of a “further deterioration” in 2018 trading.

09 Jan
Cyber-security specialist Osirium confirms continued annual growth

Cybersecurity software provider Osirium Technologies confirmed that trading in the calendar year had continued to improve as hoped, and that results would be in line with market expectations.

09 Jan
Mothercare, baby goods, retail
Director deals: Mothercare boss picks up £100,000 in shares

Mark Newton-Jones, chief executive officer of children's retailer Mothercare, picked up 218,866 ordinary shares in the firm on Tuesday at a price of 45. 69p per share.

09 Jan
Carr's hails strong start to 2018

Carr’s said on Tuesday that trading is in line with the board’s expectations for the current financial year and “significantly ahead” of the previous year in both agriculture and engineering.

09 Jan
joules boots1
Joules trading a bright spot in Christmas sales gloom

Recently-AIM-listed clothing and homewares retailer Joules showed a brighter side to the Christmas sales reporting gloom on Tuesday as it reported a 19. 2% rise in sales in the seven weeks to January 7.

09 Jan
glass of wine
No Xmas hangover for Majestic as Investec says 'buy'

Investec on Tuesday reiterated its 'buy' recommendation for Majestic Wines, saying 2018 was “increasingly becoming an inflexion point”, as the company reported Christmas trading figures.

09 Jan
Majestic Wine, chief executive Steve Lewis, drinks
Majestic Wine cheered by Xmas sales performance in tough market

Majestic Wine said it had put in a “robust” performance in tough Christmas trading conditions with revenues up 3. 2% in the 10 weeks to January 1.

09 Jan
IndigoVision confirms appointment of Pedro Simoes as CEO

AIM-listed IndigoVision has confirmed the appointment of Pedro Simoes as chief executive officer with immediate effect.

09 Jan
Topps Tiles
Topps Tiles LFL sales rise 3.4% in first quarter

Tile specialist Topps Tiles reported a rise in first quarter like-for-like sales on Tuesday, although it struck a cautious note over the year ahead.

09 Jan
IG Design Group acquires Aussie greetings card maker Biscay

Gift manufacturer IG Design Group has acquired Australian greetings card business Biscay Greetings via its joint venture Artwrap for A$8. 9m in cash.

09 Jan
London houses
Purplebricks appoints Lee Wainwright as head of UK operations

AIM-listed hybrid estate agent Purplebricks has appointed Lee Wainwright as chief executive officer of its UK operations with immediate effect.