|Bid||504.50 x 1172800|
|Ask||505.00 x 364300|
|Day's range||504.50 - 509.00|
|52-week range||411.30 - 570.50|
|PE ratio (TTM)||18.41|
|Earnings date||4 Aug 2016 - 8 Aug 2016|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.32 (4.84%)|
|1y target est||549.67|
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) said pressures weighing on its North American business were starting to ease, enabling the group to nudge its full-year profit outlook higher and record the first positive trading update for the education group in recent years. Hit by the shift to digital from paper textbooks, Pearson (Amsterdam: PR8.AS - news) has cut thousands of jobs and launched a rental and online business following a string of profit warnings. On Tuesday it said the rate of decline within its North American Higher Education courseware business had eased, while a reduction in its tax rate and a deal to insure part of its pension obligations would help its financial performance.
British insurer Aviva said on Friday its decision to sell its 49 percent stake in a Taiwan joint venture to its partner First Financial Holding fits into its strategy of withdrawing from less profitable markets. Aviva declined to put a price tag on the sale, but Annie Lee, head of investor relations at Taiwan's First Financial, said Aviva sold its share in the joint venture, First Aviva Life, for $1.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 13 (Reuters) - British insurer Aviva (Other OTC: AIVAF - news) said on Friday its decision to sell its 49 percent stake in a Taiwan (Taiwan OTC: 6549.TWO - news) joint venture to its partner First Financial Holding fits into its strategy of withdrawing from less profitable markets. Aviva declined to put a price tag on the sale, but Annie Lee, head of investor relations at Taiwan's First Financial , said Aviva sold its share in the joint venture, First (Shanghai: 603806.SS - news) Aviva Life, for $1.
** In a note titled "Running to stand still", Berenberg says Banco BPM's asset values are still uncertain with a gross NPL ratio more than four times the European average ** The broker adds that ...
British insurer Aviva said it would sell its 50 percent stake in its joint venture in Italy, Avipop Assicurazioni and its unit Avipop Vita to Italy's Banco BPM. The joint venture, which distributes life ...
British insurer Aviva reported an 11 percent rise in first-half operating profits to 1.47 billion pounds on Thursday, boosted by its general insurance and fund management units and sending its share price ...
British insurer Aviva has agreed to sell its Asia and Middle East-focused Friends Provident International business for 340 million pounds ($443 million) as part of its plan to leave less profitable markets. The sale of the loss-making business to International Financial Group, which provides offshore investment, savings and protection products, follows a review of the business and string of asset sales in Spain and France. FPIL employs around 500 staff worldwide and services in the region of 180,000 policies, Aviva said.
Britain said on Wednesday it will introduce a civil liability bill to bring down the cost of insurance premiums by reducing the cost and quantity of whiplash claims. It will introduce a new fixed tariff ...
New (KOSDAQ: 160550.KQ - news) rules to determine lump sum payouts for personal injury claims will cost British motor insurers and reinsurers 3.5 billion pounds ($4.5 billion) initially, consulting firm EY estimates. A government review earlier this year led to a cut in the discount rate used to calculate the payments, to minus 0.75 percent from the 2.5 percent in place since 2001, a move which wiped millions off the profits of UK insurers. Admiral's pretax profit fell by 25 percent in 2016 after the car insurer took most of the hit from the rate change in last year's earnings, while Direct Line (Other OTC: DIISD - news) took a one-off hit to earnings.
DUBLIN/LONDON, May 26 (Reuters) - British insurer Legal & General said it will move some of its investment management operations to Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) to ensure it can continue to serve its customers after Brexit, while rival Aviva is turning its Irish branches into subsidiaries. In a win for Dublin's campaign to attract financial services firms after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) will move the operations subject to regulatory approval, L&G said on Friday.
Norway's $941-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, said on Tuesday it had acquired three properties in London for 120 million pounds in partnership with the Crown Estate. The Regent Street ...
British insurer Aviva (Other OTC: AIVAF - news) has sold its stake in three Spanish joint ventures for 475 million euros ($517.23 million), it said on Wednesday, as part of efforts to focus on more profitable markets. Aviva has already sold part of its French business this year, and is conducting a strategic review of its operations in Taiwan (Taiwan OTC: 6549.TWO - news) . The sale of a 50 percent stake in life insurance and pension joint ventures Unicorp Vida and Caja España Vida, and retail life insurance business Aviva Vida y Pensiones, were all to Santalucía, Aviva said in a statement.
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, ...
Britain's top share index climbed back on Tuesday, underpinned by a recovery in miners and banks as well as a surge in Wolseley's shares following strong results. The FTSE 100 ended up 0.7 percent, boosted ...