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If you'd invested in: Creightons and Corero Network Security

Creightons, maker of toiletries and fragrances, has rewarded investors, while while Corero Network Security had disappointed them.

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Peterborough-based Creightons (LSE: CRL) develops, manufactures and markets toiletries and fragrances, both under its own brands and under contract for third parties. The firm traces its roots back to 1953 and listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in 1987. The past financial year was "another year of growth and improved profitability", according to the latest accounts. Sales increased by 0.3% and profit excluding exceptional items rose by 0.4%. Investors are happy: the share price has risen by over 140% in the last year.

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Corero Network Security (Aim: CNS) provides security software to internet service providers, web hosts and businesses. It is listed on Aim in London, but its base is in the US. Revenue and profits were both up last year, but revenue was lower than expected. The share price has slid by almost 70% in the last 12 months.

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