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83p -2.2  -2.6%

Last Trade - 20/11/19

Sector
Consumer Defensives
Size
Small Cap
Market Cap £111.1m
Enterprise Value £148.6m
Revenue £315.3m
Position in Universe 947th / 1846

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 25

Mon 25th February, 2019 8:01am
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    Feb 25 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100  .FTSE  index is seen opening up 9
points higher at 7,188 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, while FTSE
100 futures  .FFIc1  were up 0.16 percent ahead of the cash market open.
   * BUNZL: British business supplies distributor Bunzl Plc BNZL.L reported a 6
percent rise in full-year adjusted pretax profit on Monday, boosted by gains
from small acquisitions and a growing clientele in North America.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20K2R9
   * HAMMERSON: British shopping centre operator Hammerson Plc  HMSO.L  said on
Monday it would look into disposing more assets to cut debt and entered into an
agreement with U.S. activist investor Elliot Advisors.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20K2RN
   * HISCOX: Lloyd's of London insurer Hiscox Ltd  HSX.L  reported a profit for
the year that beat market expectations driven by higher gross written premiums
and smaller catastrophe losses compared to a year earlier.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20K2PL
    * Associated British Foods: Associated British Foods  ABF.L  said on Monday
it would deliver first-half revenue growth in all of its businesses, other than
sugar, helping it to deliver earnings per share broadly in line with the
previous year.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N20K197
    * DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL TRUST: Daily Mail and General Trust Plc  DMGOa.L 
said on Monday that it is considering options for its stake in Euromoney
Institutional Investor Plc ERM.L, which provides business-to-business
information.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20K2Q5
    * PROVIDENT FINANCIAL: Provident Financial Plc  PFG.L  said on Monday it has
rejected an unsolicited 1.3 billion pound ($1.7 billion) offer from smaller
rival Non-Standard Finance Plc NSF.L to buy the subprime lender, calling it a
"highly opportunistic approach".  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20K2SN
    * INTERSERVE: Troubled British support services provider Interserve Plc
 IRV.L  said on Friday it was considering a proposal from its largest
shareholder to reduce debt, weeks after striking a rescue deal with its lenders.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20H40I
    * PERSIMMON: Britain's housing minister James Brokenshire is pressing
builder Persimmon  PSN.L  on how it operates within a public funding scheme for
new house buyers as a review of the scheme comes due, a source close to the
minister said on Saturday.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N20I0DV
    * ANGLO AMERICAN: Anglo American  AAL.L  has restarted operations at its
Moranbah North coal facility in Australia's Queensland state, it said on Monday,
after one worker died and several were injured in a collision underground last
week.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N20K0AE
    * GOLD: Gold prices rose on Monday as the dollar fell against the yuan after
U.S. President Donald Trump said he would delay an increase in tariffs on
Chinese goods, while palladium surged to a record high.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20K1RM
    * OIL: Oil prices fell on Monday, giving up earlier gains, squeezed by
plentiful supply and U.S. firms in particular increasing exports in competition
with traditional producers from the Middle East in key markets like Asia.
 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N20K1OF
    * The UK blue chip index closed up 0.2 percent on Friday helped by strength
in miners on growing optimism over global trade talks.  urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL5N20H2CH
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