EXHIBITION stand designer and fabricator Pico Far East Holdings had a 12.81 per cent rise in profit attributable to shareholders to $37 million for the year to October 31. Profits included a $903,000 exceptional item resulting from the disposal of subsidiaries amounting to $5.4 million, less $4.5 million set aside as provision for an amount due from an associated company. Turnover rose 30.84 per cent to $474.89 million from $362.94 million. Earnings per fully diluted share rose to 14.9 cents from 14.1 cents. The dividend of five cents per share was unchanged from the previous year.