Victrex plc (VCT.L) posted lower first-half Group pre-tax profit of 46.2 million pounds, versus year-ago period's 48.3 million pounds, with profit attributable to owners of the parent declining to 34.9 million pounds from 35.3 million pounds in the previous year.
Six-month earnings per share were 41.4 pence, down from 41.9 pence a year earlier.
Group revenue for the first half was 105.6 million pounds, compared with 107.9 million pounds last year. First-half sales volume of 1,377 tonnes was 4% below 1,434 tonnes in the same period in 2011, driven by strong recovery in Victrex Polymer Solutions business or VPS.
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