Profit from trading increased to 23.7million but post-tax profit was slightly down at 17.4million.
The club’s cash reserves at December 31 increased by more than 12million to 30.9million.
Chairman Ian Bankier reported that the board would retain a “self-sustaining financial model”.
Celtic signed Olivier Ntcham and Kundai Benyu during the period as well as re-signing Patrick Roberts on loan from Manchester City.
Celtic once again benefited hugely from Champions League participation. Revenue from football and stadium operations was up more than 4million to 26.8million while multi-media and commercial income experienced a similar rise to 34million.
Uwe Rosler was sacked by Fleetwood following a 3-0 reverse at Doncaster which condemned Town to a seventh straight defeat in all competitions.
Cambridge interim head coach Joe Dunne was pleased with how his side adapted to beat Grimsby 3-1.
Southend manager Chris Powell led the applause for Jason Demetriou after the right-back scored twice in the 3-1 win against Portsmouth at Roots Hall.
Morecambe boss Jim Bentley was the happier manager after Gregg Wylde's 90th-minute strike earned his side a point in their 1-1 draw with Forest Green.
Manager Gareth Ainsworth described Wycombe's 2-0 win at Cheltenham as a thoroughly professional performance.
Skipper Richard Wood scored the winner just before half time as in-form Rotherham pulled off a 1-0 victory at League One leaders Shrewsbury.