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Harworth makes progress at AMP and Waverley

Harworth makes progress at AMP and Waverley

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Brownfield regeneration and property investment specialist Harworth Group signed a conditional 20-year lease with McLaren Automotive on a new 75,000 square foot bespoke unit at the ... [more]

Wednesday broker round-up

Wednesday broker round-up

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Acacia Mining: Credit Suisse downgrades to Neutral with a target price of 200p. Tesco: HSBC reiterates Buy with a target price of 225p. Sainsbury's: HSBC reiterates Reduce with a t... [more]

Paragon trading 'strong' after solid third quarter

Paragon trading 'strong' after solid third quarter

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Specialist lender and banking group Paragon reported "strong" new business for the financial year-to-date on Wednesday, with a further £575.7m in new lending completed in the third ... [more]

HICL consortium wins bid for Liverpool's Burbo Bank windfarm

HICL consortium wins bid for Liverpool's Burbo Bank windfarm

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - HICL Infrastructure Company is part of a consortium that has won the tender from electricity regulator Ofgem to own and operate the offshore transmission link to the Burbo Bank Exte... [more]

Brewin Dolphin posts record third-quarter income

Brewin Dolphin posts record third-quarter income

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - FTSE 250 wealth manager Brewin Dolphin reported record income for the third quarter on Wednesday as total funds rose 3.7%. In the quarter to the end of June, income increased 8.4% f... [more]

Unite Group lifts dividend as earnings slide

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Student accommodation manager and developer Unite Group reported a "strong" financial performance in its first half, with EPRA earnings up 12% to £40.4m, or 18p per share. The FTSE ... [more]

Jupiter reports 16% rise in assets on strong net inflows

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Asset manager Jupiter Fund Management saw a 16% increase in its assets under management in the first half of 2017, the firm reported on Wednesday. Jupiter's total assets under manag... [more]

Marston's says sales ahead of market

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Pub and brewery operator Marston's said like-for-like sales in its destination and premium division were up 1.3% in the 42 weeks to 22 July. In the most recent three months of the p... [more]

Metro Bank swings to profit as customer accounts pass one million

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Challenger bank Metro reported its results for the first half of 2017 after the close on Tuesday, swinging to a profit for the first time since its stock market debut in March of la... [more]

Zinc production shines in Vedanta's first quarter

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Vedanta saw a number of production improvements in its first quarter, it reported on Wednesday, including an 84% rise in mined metal production at Zinc India to 233 kt, with refined... [more]

Sage Group unveils cloud acquisition, but growth slows in third quarter

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Sage Group reported slowing third quarter trading and guidance for the full year, as it put out a pair of announcements after hours on Tuesday that also included its largest ever ac... [more]

Weak oil price, impairments see Tullow swing to $395m H1 loss

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - A massive impairment charge on Ghanaian operations saw oil producer Tullow on Wednesday report a deeper-than-forecast first half operating loss of $395m (£303m). Pre-tax impairment ... [more]

PayPoint organic revenue grows despite UK retailer churn

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - PayPoint's group organic revenue grew 4.2% to £28.4m in its first quarter, it reported on Wednesday, with UK retail services net revenue improving 10.5%. The FTSE 250 company said t... [more]

Petrofac wins Iraq work worth $100m

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Oil services group Petrofac on Wednesday said it had won a contract extension and a new award with a combined value of more than $100m for construction management, engineering, comm... [more]

Fresnillo makes good progress with silver and gold production

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Quarterly silver production at Fresnillo was up 11.7% year-on-year in the second quarter to 14.5 Moz including Silverstream, the company reported on Wednesday, with first half produ... [more]

Berendsen H1 profit drops amid UK market challenges

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Commercial laundry company Berendsen, which has agreed to be taken over by French rival Elis, posted a 5.6% drop in half-year profit on Tuesday amid a deteriorating UK performance. ... [more]

Antofagasta H1 copper production up 7.1%

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Chilean copper miner Antofagasta said first half production rose 7.1% year on year. Gold production during the quarter increased by 10.5% to 58,900 ounces and for the first six mont... [more]

3i Group makes 'busy' start to financial year

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - It was a busy start to the year for 3i Group, it reported on Wednesday, with a net asset value per share of 628p and total return of 4.1% as at 30 June. The FTSE 100 company reporte... [more]

GKN H1 profits and revenue up but margins drop, aerospace unimpressive

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Engineer GKN reported a jump in first-half profits on Wednesday as it said it has closed its UK defined pension scheme, but margins were down across the board and the performance of... [more]

Compass Q3 organic revenue up 3.9% on strong US performance

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Global catering giant Compass said it continued to have a good year with a 3.9% rise in third quarter organic revenue, boosted by a strong performance in North America. In a third q... [more]

ITV broadcasts confident outlook as interim profits tumble

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - ITV upped its interim dividend as a show of confidence in the underlying business as first-half profits fell 8%, with a decline in advertising sales joined by fall in production pro... [more]

Hammerson H1 profits boosted by record leasing activity

Wed, 26 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Retail property developer Hammerson reported a rise in first half pre-tax profits of £289.7m from £167.2m boosted by record leasing activity and positive capital value growth helped... [more]

Acquisitions continue to lift Restore

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Office services provider Restore said its trading in the first six months of the year was in line with expectations on Tuesday, as it continued to benefit from the 2016 acquisition ... [more]

Unilever spreads division interests private equity pair, £6bn bid rumoured

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Unilever could soon receive a bid for its spreads division in the realms of £6bn from private equity firms Clayton Dubilier & Rice and Bain Capital, according to a report on Tuesday... [more]

Big Sofa expecting 'significant' growth, shareholders hear

Tue, 25 July 2017

(ShareCast News) - Video analytics provider Big Sofa Technologies expected to deliver "material revenue growth" in the current financial year, its shareholders heard on Tuesday, thanks to "significant... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Tractor Supply Company 53.53 3.90 22:22
Fastenal Co. 44.08 2.44 22:52
JD.com, Inc. 44.46 2.11 23:09
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. 93.36 1.99 22:56
Dollar Tree Inc 70.59 1.89 22:52

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Seagate Technology Plc 33.20 -16.50 23:09
Micron Technology Inc. 29.90 -5.59 23:10
Incyte Corp. 133.56 -3.41 22:40
Viacom Inc. Class B 35.01 -3.34 22:52
Alphabet Inc. Class C 950.70 -3.02 23:08