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Corporate consulting and professional services company, Chandler Macleod Group (CMG) have announced its first half financial results for 2013 to its investors, shareholders and share traders on the Australian sharemarket.

  • Chandler Macleod reported a Net Profit of $5.52 million, down 32 percent.
  • Revenues increased 3.9 percent to $802 million.

Furniture retailer Fantastic (ASX:FAN) has reported its first half financial results to its shareholders and investors on the Australian stock market.

  • Fantastic Holdings Net Profit $13.5 million for the half year, up 2.2 percent.
  • Fantastic Holdings Like-For-Like sales (comparative stores) up 1.8 percent. Revenue of $233.4 million, an increase of 2.5 per cent.

Retailer, RCG Corporation (ASX:RCG) have released its first half results to its shareholders and investors.

  • RCG Corporation net profit of $6.78 million, up 13.8 percent from $5.96 million.
  • RCG Corporation owns Shoe Superstore, RCG Brands (which includes Merrell shoes) and Athlete's Foot.

Theme Parks and Leisure Company, Ardent Leisure Group (ASX:AAD) have announced its half year results for 2013 to shareholders and investors.

  • Ardent Leisure Net Profit $21.4 million, up 11.4 percent on the prior corresponding period.
  • Ardent Leisure revenue up 9.8 per cent to $219.7 million, from $200 million.

Cinema distributor and theme park owner Village Roadshow (ASX:VRL) have announced its half year financial results to shareholders in the Australian stock market.

  • Village Roadshow Net Profit $33.5 million, up 18.4 percent
  • VRL Revenue was $480 million, from $470 million.
  • EPS of 21.8 cents, up from 18.7 cents
  • Village Roadshow owns 3 Gold Coast theme parks including Warner Bros Movie World, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild.

Fund incubator, Treasury Group (ASX:TRG) have released its half year profit results to its shareholders.

  • Treasury Group $6 million profit for 2013 first half, up 43 percent.
  • Treasury group is distributing an interim dividend of 17 cents per share.
  • Total funds under management is up 8 percent to $17 billion.

Gold mining company St. Barbara (ASX:SBM) have released its half year financial results to its shareholders and investors.

  • St Barbara Net Profit at $2.5 million, down 95 percent for the first half from $46.5 million in the previous corresponding period.
  • Profits were down from the acquisition of the Gold Ridge (in the Solomon Islands) and Simberi mines (in Papua New Guinea) for which it spent $556 milion in cash and scrip.

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