15 March 2017
By Maynard Paton
Here are the attractions that prompted this revisit:
* Resilient long-term dividend: The payout was last reduced in 2000 and has since increased 28-fold
* Owner-orientated executives: Veteran family management control a 53%/£69m shareholding
* Opportunity for recovery: Significantly reduced earnings have caused the shares to fall 50% during the last three years
As usual, I’m applying a question-and-answer template to help me pinpoint companies that match the criteria set out in How I Invest. I’m looking for as many Yes answers as possible.