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Desnoes & Geddes Limited, the Jamaica-based alcohol beverage company stated net sales in the first-quarter ending in September rose 3% to J$2.77 billion from J$2.69 billion in the same period year ago.
Net profit in the quarter surged 30% from a year ago to J$476 million or 16.95 cents per share compared to J$368 million or 13.09 cents per share.
Hardware & Lumber Limited, the Jamaica-based building material maker reported revenue in the third-quarter ending in September nearly flat at J$1.72 billion from J$1.71 billion a year ago period.
Net profit in the quarter soared 19.7% from a year ago to J$44.06 million or 54 cents per share compared to J$36.82 million or 46 cents per share.
Seprod Limited, the Jamaica-based print media company reported revenue in the third-quarter ending in September jumped 11.3% to J$3.44 billion from J$3.09 billion in the same year last year.
Net profit in the quarter increased 3.3% from a year ago to J$161.2 million or 37 cents per share compared to J$156 million or 35 cents per share.