Renishaw

High pound also impacts Renishaw and GlaxoSmithKline

Following on from my blog post a couple of days ago about the high pound impacting the profits of technology companies, yesterday saw final results from Renishaw (RSW) and interims from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) which reflected the same issue. However, the currency impact in both companies was not the main impact on the subsequent share price move. At Renishaw, profits would have been £6.8m higher on top of an "adjusted" figure of £70.1m for the year, but for the currency impact. Last years ...

Renishaw Profit Warning

No sooner had I completed an article for the latest ShareSoc newsletter on the wisdom of fund manager Harry Nimmo, with whom I had discussed Renishaw at the Standard Life UK Smaller Companies AGM, than moments later the former company issued a profit warning.Yes Renishaw issued an Interim Management Statement this morning which indicated revenue for the 3 months ending 30th September would be down from £92.2m to £75.2m compared with the prior year. The Far East, specifically China, was particularly ...