RESULTS

{{Company Pre-tax Turnover Dividend profit £m £m p 1999 1998 1999 1998 1999 1998

AEA Technology 8.9 8.6 170 166 3.8 3.5Interim to 30/9/99

Avon Rubber 21.9 23.9 266 267 24.2 22.8Interim to 31/10/99

Carclo 4.94 5.68 98.8 86.2 3.44 3.44Interim to 30/9/99

Castings 4.86 5.79 26.5 32.9 2.12 2.02Interim to 30/9/99

Johnson Matthey 90 69.9 1,788 1,763 6.1 5.7Interim to 30/9/99}}