Print earnings before interest and tax were $1.5m, down from $1.7m the year before, and while overall group earnings dropped slightly in the first half, sales revenue jumped to $190.1m from $186.8m the previous year.
In a statement to the ASX, McPherson directors said the 2009-10 company results were expected to represent an increase of about 25 per cent in earnings per share from 30.2 cents reported last year to approximately 38 cents per share this year.
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