Half yearly results stated:
Announced it is doing well in the U.K. and abroad as it reported a rise in first half pretax profit.
Pretax profit for the six months ended June 30 rose to 29.1 million pounds ($37.5 million) from GBP25.1 million the previous year, on revenue up to £219.1m from £202.4m.
The interim dividend rises by 17% to 3.4 pence and Marshalls said it is confident of full year expectations.
As of 8:40am the stock was trading up c.2.4% at c.410.10p