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Ex-divs to take 4.45 points off FTSE 100 on May 2

LONDON, April 29 (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 4.45 points off

the index.

RIC Name Dividend Stock Impact

(pence) Alternative

LSE 43.2 0.54

RELX 29.7 2.23

RIGHTMOVE 4 0.14

UNILEVER 35.46 1.54

Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are:

RIC Name Dividend

BAKKAVOR 4

COATS GROUP 1.16 (USc)

DERWENT LONDON 24

EDINBURGH INV 6.25

ELEMENTIS 4.2611

FERREXPO 6.6 (USc)

GCP INFRA INV 1.9

G4S 6.11

CONTOURGLOBAL 9.4 (USc)

JD WETHERSPOON 4

MCCARTHY 1.9

MORGAN ADVANCED 7

MONEYSUP GRP 7.46

PLAYTECH 12 (euro cents)

SEQUOIA ECO 1.5

SENIOR 5.23

(Reporting by Thyagaraju Adinarayan; editing by Josephine Mason)