Dene Mackenzie

F&P Healthcare profit up 18.6%

F&P Healthcare profit up 18.6%

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare enjoyed robust revenue growth in the year ended March to report record full-year earnings while increasing the dividend.

Coal company to leave NZX

Bathurst Resources will delist from the NZX on July 3 as it continues to trim its operational costs.

South strong on ASB scoreboard

South strong on ASB scoreboard

Otago has maintained its fifth place on the ASB-Main report, with tourism continuing to drive economic activity in the region.

Difficult period in store for glass maker

Newly-listed Metro Performance Glass released a profit for the eight months ended March in line with guidance but warned meeting prospectus targets for the next six months would be difficult.

Mainfreight outlook confident

Mainfreight outlook confident

Logistics and transport company Mainfreight produced an annual result not typical of the past where it was bullish on everything, Craigs Investment Partners broker Peter McIntyre said yesterday.

Tower profit at top end of guidance

General insurer Tower reported a ''tidy profit'' for the six months ended March, at the top end of the guidance provided earlier this month, Forsyth Barr broker Andrew Rooney said yesterday.

Broadband levy under fire on several fronts

Broadband levy under fire on several fronts

The rural broadband levy included in Budget 2015 has been decried by both Labour ICT spokeswoman Clare Curran and the Telecommunications Forum.

Fonterra to fore in full reporting week

Fonterra to fore in full reporting week

The week ahead will be a busy one for corporate news but Fonterra's initial payout forecast for the 2015-16 season, due mid-week, should take centre stage.

Methven's guidance for 2016 disappoints

Demanding guidance provided by Methven disappointed brokers yesterday, despite the tapware maker lifting its operating profit for the year ended March by 12.4%.

Auckland Airport numbers impress

Auckland Airport has again impressed commentators with its latest monthly traffic updates.