The transport arm of the Hargreaves Group saw its profit almost halved in the year ending May 31 2015, after the sale of Imperial Tankers to the Suttons Group last autumn. The group’s preliminary 2015 results show a 48% decrease in pre-tax profit compared with the former year, with a fall from £3.5m to £1.8m. Turnover in its transport arm decreased 23% from £89m in 2013 to £68.3m too. However, if Imperial Tankers’ contribution is stripped out, then turnover from […]
The basket of MT shares has only drifted northwards by 7p in the past seven days. But growth at the rate of a penny a day is a fair old shift for a traditionally quiet time of year in the road transport industry, indicating that there is a lot of sentiment backing the success of Britain’s transport firms.
Suttons Tankers has secured a new contract with fertiliser supplier Yara UK.
There is one share in transport that is having a little run at the moment. One that doesn’t do it very often. After slipping to a low of 45p on 27 March, Wincanton keeps on growing. As of this morning it hit 82.35p – that’s an 83% return on your investment. So why all the commotion?