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Ex-divs to take 2.7 points off FTSE 100 on Aug 2

LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - The following FTSE 100 companies will go

ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the

latest dividend payout.

According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of

the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 2.74 points off

the index.

COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT

(pence)

Micro Focus 43.86 0.73

Relx (Frankfurt: RDEB.F - news) 12.4 0.5

Unilever (NYSE: UL - news) 34.35 1.5

Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are:

COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND

(pence)

Beazley (LSE: BEZ.L - news) 3.9

Greene King (Frankfurt: A0F66P - news) 24.4

Inchcape (Other OTC: IHCPF - news) 8.9

Monks Investment Trust 1.4

Moneysupermarket Group 2.95

Qinetiq Group (Other OTC: QNTQF - news) 4.2

(Reporting by Helen Reid, Editing by Danilo Masoni)