- Commercial flooring group James Halstead said it had grown revenue and profits in the first five months of its financial year.

'I am confident in the prospects of the company and more importantly I remain confident of maintaining our impressive record of dividend growth,' chairman Anthony Wild said in speech notes for the company's annual general meeting.

At 2:51pm: [LON:JHD] James Halstead PLC share price was +7p at 412p

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