No. Name Sector Year end Pre-tax profits £'000 Pre-tax profits Year ago £'000 % change Pay Bill £'000
1 SSE Ren.Onshore Electricity 3.18 107,139 57,297 none none
2 N.I.Water Utility 3.18 94,478 102,912 1,302 63,865
3 Northern Bk/Danske Bank 12.18 88,800 147,500 1,328 57,400
4 Bank of Ireland in NI Banking franchise 12.18 69,000 53,000 900e n.a
5 N.I.E.Networks Utility 12.18 68,000 52,800 1,203 79,000
6 Belfast Harbour Port 12.17 65,834 35,837 148 8,100
7 Moy Park Poultry processor 12.17 64,531 59,709 9,839 253,564
8 Killultagh Holdings Property 3.18 59,316 (41,617) 0 0
9 First Trust Bank Bank 12.16 54,000 47,000 771 n.a
10 Ulster Bank Bank 12.18 51,000 61,000 2,000 81,000
11 Schrader Electronics Electronic Engineering 12.17 50,374 56,322 1,387 49,892
12 W&R Barnett Grain imports etc 7.17 46,833 36,244 1,485 60,981
13 Terex GB Engineering 12.17 45,897 28,272 1,623 45,128
14 Norbrook Hlds Veterinary Prod. 7.18 45,056 49,238 1,983 75,546
15 Viridian Gp. Invest. Utility 3.18 42,900b 56,200b 655 32,400
16 Phoenix natural gas Utility 12.17 37,901 7,981 119 5,725
17 Encirc (exQuinnglass) Glass 12.17 36,613 (3,102) 1,207 55,996
18 Banner Dell [KFC] Fast food & prop. 12.17 34,268 4,257 3,466 43,428
19 Almac Group Pharmaceuticals 9.17 33,031 26,785 4,407 218,084
20 SHS Group Distribution 12.17 24,449 24,813 878 34,579
21 N.I.I.B. Group [BoI] Finance 12.18 22,401 23,869 121 6,249
22 Golden Vale NI Dairy products 12.17 20,928 3,436 nil nil
23 John Henderson Distribution 12.17 20,040 20,347 3,387 65,296
24 LCC Group [Lissan] Distribution 9.17 19,864 20,815 246 7,359
25 Allstate NI IT 12.17 18,123 (5,809) 2,057 81,095
26 FP McCann Gp Construction 12.18 17,899 19,471 1,592 60,468
27 McAleer & Rushe Construction 12.18 16,777 13,386 332 22,567
28 TG Eakin Medical equip. 3.18 16,078 18,096 73 2,462
29 Clearway Hlds. Waste recovery 12.17 15,796 8,920 168 6,690
30 Hilton Foods UK Food processing 12.17 15,651 14,535 1,210 29,100
31 Dragonglass: Hilton Hotel 12.17 15,386 1,506 n.s n.s
32 Severfield (NI) Steelwork 3.18 14,811 11,032 302 13,419
33 Denvir Hld (Argento) Distribution 6.18 14,276 7,659 776 7,724
34 Kainos Group plc IT 3.18 14,251 13,320 964 55,881
35 Isaac Agnew [7 cos] Vehicle sales 12.17 13,325 12,162 1,020 32,390
36 John Graham Construction 3.18 13,117 16,056 2,108 101,270
37 Gardrum Hlds Auctions 12.17 15,329 13,104 79 4,425
38 Montupet Engineering 12.17 12,693 13,283 569 19,550
39 Capita managed IT sol IT 12.17 12,103 16,564 651 27,065
40 First Derivatives IT 2.18 12,097 12,498 1,909 110,465
41 GE Grid Solutions Engineering 12.17 11,848 16,659 253 15,534
42 Seagate Tech. IT [£=$1.3] 6.18 11,814 9,148 1,329 60,321
43 Glen Electric [Hold.] Invest Hld 3.17 11,581 1,915 0 0
44 McLaughlin& Harvey Construction 12.17 11,068 5,537 790 42,814
45 Bemis Healthcare Paper manuf. 12.17 10,752 8,453 284 8,392
46 Ulster Carpet Mills Textiles 3.18 10,702 6,717 666 25,843
47 Thompson Aero S Engineering 12.17 10,665 6,033a 543 23,858
48 Dale Farm Co-op. Milk Processing. 3.18 10,101 7,916 1,090 35,114
49 Dunbia Meat Processing 3.18 9,611a 11,779 4,869 89,583a
50 Andor Technology Cameras 3.18 9,592 12,678 282 14,933
51 SSE Airtricity (2 cos) Elect & Gas 3.18 9,472 23,805 160 3,953
52 Tobermore Concrete Manufacturing. 4.18 9,138 9,968 273 8,520
53 Lagan Asphalt, B'don Civil Engineering 12.17 9,003 5,974 107 7,434
54 Progressive Building Financial services 12.18 9,000 10,700 182 8,000
55 McCloskey Internat. Engineering 9.18 8,860 2,681 330 12,031
56 Deka Energy Ass Utility:firmus 12.17 8,594 10,732 101 4,254
57 Heron Bros Construction 2.18 8,552 12,798 248 9,982
58 Coca-Cola HBC Drinks 12.17 8,087 4,181 434 19,862
59 Chain Reaction Cy Distribution 12.17 8,069a 5,703 384 11,009
60 Liberty Info.Tech. IT 12.17 7,933 7,022 521 28,365
61 Multi Packaging (B’f) Packaging 9.17 7,894a 6,722 161 5,367
62 MJM Marine Const. Fit out 12.17 7,832 7,448 230 7,753
63 Kilwaughter Holdings Chemicals 4.18 7,744 9,627 157 6,787
64 Heartsine Technology Medical equip 12.17 7,707 7,691a 158 5,423a
65 Forestside Acquisit. Property 12.17 7,246 5,868 0 0
66 Brett Martin Hlds Construct materials 12.17 7,198 7,349 968 31,408
67 Tullymore House Hotels inc.Galgorm 10.17 7,041 3,721 498 9,333
68 Charles Hurst Distribution Cars 12.17 7,028 7,726 809 24,470
69 Andras House Hotels 4.18 6,998 3,213 248 5,370
70 Old Bushmills Dis. Spirits 12.17 6,904 7,101 110 6,072
71 Golf Holdings [6 cos] Drinks distribution 12.17 6,887 5,135 1,625 23,863
72 Kilmona Group Hotels etc 6.18 6,850 13,830 301 2,654
73 CDE Global Engineering 12.17 6,746 5,299 236 7,911
74 Geda Construct LLP Construction 12.17 6,572 6,188 n.s n.s
75 White M’tain Br’don Construction 12.17 6,563 6,387 232 10,618
76 Harry Corry Distribution 2.18 6,459 4,008 675 11,644
77 CB SME Construction 6.18 6,392 5,713 89 3,969
78 Tennents NI Drinks distribution. 2.18 6,246 7,035 109 3,987
79 Belfast Int. Airport Airport 12.17 6,243 611 201 9,911
80 Lough Erne Inv Egg process 12.17 6,157 5,357 149 3,960
81 Titanic Property Dev Property developer. 12.17 6,176 10,472 15 631
82 Diageo [2 cos] Drinks 6.18 6,109 5,568 254 14,149
83 Mac-Interiors Construction 12.17 6,098 3,387 83 5,255
84 Lagan Homes UK Gp Construction 12.17 5,818 4,410 21 719
85 BA Kitchen Comp Wood units 3.18 5,707 4,198 230 5,928
86 Keystone Holdings Const.materials 12.17 5,625 2,663 485 12,145
87 Portview Holdings Construction 11.17 5,501 3,093 84 5,586
88 Decora Blind Systems Manufacturer 12.17 5,430 3,954 771 15,355
89 Huhtamaki (Lur) Paper products 12.17 5,238 5,062 228 8,190
90 Hastings Hotel Gp Hotels 10.17 5,236 4,918 1,106 13,252
91 Westland Horticulture Garden centre etc. 8.17 5,011 4,221 588 19,727
92 Premier Electrics Construction 3.18 4,859 3,628 61 6,280
93 DCC Energy Energy Fuel 3.18 4,846 2,850 152 5,297
94 Macnaughton Blair Distribution. 12.17 4,730 3,525 442 13,766
95 Lagan Cons. Inter. Construction 3.18 4,581 6,556 127 8,683
96 Regen Waste Hld. Waste recycle 12.17 4,547 4,895 172 5,007
97 Western Build S Hld Construction 4.18 4,553 4,480 54 2,305
98 Haldane Shiells Distribution 12.17 4,437 4,034 541 15,303
99 Kingspan Envir. Engineering 12.17 4,435 6,142 715 27,790
100 Ballyvesey Hld Transport 9.17 4,413 6,895 2,521 85,928