Fuel troubles stalk Kenyan tyre maker Sameer


* EPS up 0.22 shillings a share vs 0.21 shillings * No interim dividend * Worried by rising fuel costs, weak currencies, power cuts NAIROBI, July 27 (Reuters) - Rising energy costs, power cuts and weak regional currencies are set to eat into profits at Kenyan tyre maker Sameer Africa and the company will pay no interim dividend this year. Sameer reported first half 2011 pretax profit up 12 percent on Wednesday, driven by cost cuts and a slight improvement in sales. Pretax profit rose ...

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