Oxford Instruments Plc. (OXIG.L), a provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and research, said full year profit attributable to equity shareholders of the parent slid to 18.2 million pounds from 21 million pounds in the previous year.
Earnings per share were 31.9 pence, in comparison with 37.0 pence last year.
Profit before income tax fell to 24.0 million pounds from 28.4 million pounds.
Adjusted profit before tax was 47.1 million pounds compared to 47.0 million pounds last year.
Revenue grew 2.7 percent to 360.1 million pounds from 350.8 million pounds and advanced 4.3 percent on a constant currency basis.
Orders grew 2.5 percent to 342.2 million pounds from 334.0 million pounds.
The company proposed a final dividend of 9.04 pence, up from 8.15 pence in 2013.
by RTT Staff Writer
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