FTSE 250 Movers: Premier Foods bites back

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FTSE 250 Movers: Premier Foods bites back

Mon, 08 August 2011
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FTSE 250 Movers: Premier Foods bites back

Food manufacturer Premier Foods clawed back some of the losses it sustained on Friday when it announced a 29% drop in trading profits from ongoing operations.

For the half year ended 25 June, the company saw profits fall 29% to £69m, down from £94m, in the corresponding quarter a year earlier.

New World Resources was one of numerous mining companies to see its share price come tumbling down on the back of a fragile economy and falling base metal prices.

FTSE 250 - Risers
Premier Foods (PFD) 13.94p +7.56%
Home Retail Group (HOME) 124.20p +3.67%
PZ Cussons (PZC) 359.00p +2.81%
Betfair Group (BET) 580.00p +1.58%
De La Rue (DLAR) 774.00p +1.38%
F&C Commercial Property Trust Ltd. (FCPT) 93.70p +1.19%
Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) 32.05p +0.31%
COLT Group SA (COLT) 115.80p +0.26%
Centamin Egypt Ltd. (CEY) 89.85p +0.22%

FTSE 250 - Fallers
Kenmare Resources (KMR) 36.23p -14.75%
Lamprell (LAM) 286.70p -13.64%
New World Resources A Shares (NWR) 549.00p -13.06%
Ferrexpo (FXPO) 342.10p -12.46%
Spirit Pub Company (SPRT) 36.98p -11.95%
Afren (AFR) 93.80p -11.09%
Misys (MSY) 250.10p -10.77%
Soco International (SIA) 278.60p -10.68%
Bodycote (BOY) 290.60p -10.20%
Fidelity China Special Situations (FCSS) 79.50p -9.45%