The morning news update with easyJet, Dunelm and Software Radio Technology

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easyJet (EZJ) – reports passenger numbers up by 7.5% at 6,143,974 for September, load factor up 2.5 percentage points at 92.2%. Expectation is for a pre-tax profit for the twelve months ended 30th September of between £575 million and £580 million compared with the previous guidance of £545 million to £570 million. 

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Renishaw (RSW) – reports record first quarter revenue of £101 million, with good growth in the Far East. The trend is expected to continue into the second quarter.

Dunelm (DNLM) – total sales up by 17% at £180.6 million in the 13 weeks to September.

AMEC (AMEC) – trading since 7th August has been in line with expectations, the group’s outlook remains unchanged and the financial position of the group remains strong.

Small Caps

Cohort (CHRT) – subsidiary MASS has been awarded a contract to provide Electronic Warfare (EW) Operational Support services to a new customer in the Middle East with a total value in excess of £3 million. 

Software Radio Technology (SRT) – reports revenue of £5.4 million, up 70%, for the six months to September and a pre-tax profit of £0.5 million.

Central Asia Metals (CAML) – reports Q3 2014 record copper production of 3,337 tonnes, up by 12.7%.

Staffline (STAF) – the EOS subsidiary has secured a two year contract with Suffolk County Council to provide employment information, advice and guidance services to all 16 – 24 year old job seekers in Ipswich and the surrounding areas, worth up to £7 million over two years.

Chapel Down (CDGP) – has now reached the maximum available under the terms of the equity crowdfunding campaign launched on 8th September, raising £3.95 million.

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