|Bid||64.20 x 4800|
|Ask||64.99 x 10000|
|Day's range||80.25 - 80.90|
|52-week range||49.93 - 81.29|
|PE ratio (TTM)||17.32|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.29 (2.40%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
The surging euro has played spoilsport with what had become global investors' top trade this year -- buying European equities - though for some recent weakness in stocks offers a chance to reshuffle portfolios and stay invested. In August European equity funds even suffered their first weekly outflows in many months, as the euro strengthened to levels that caught many by surprise. "I used to own a lot of exporters but that's changed," said Fidelity's Bill Kennedy, who has been managing the $10 billion Fidelity International Discovery Fund since 2004.
Britain on Monday awarded $8.6 billion worth of contracts to companies to build a new high-speed rail network, naming a string of construction firms including the crisis-hit Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) to deliver the major infrastructure project. Announcing the companies that will build the railways, bridges, embankments and viaducts needed along the route of the London to Birmingham line, the Department for Transport named Carillion as part of a joint venture to work on the route. Carillion lost 70 percent of its market value last week after it wrote off 845 million pounds of cash expected from customers, forcing it to cut its profit forecasts and part ways with its chief executive.
Balfour Beatty Plc has been awarded two contracts by Britain's High Speed 2 railway project worth about 2.5 billion pounds , construction company said on Monday. The contracts have been awarded to Balfour ...
European shares steadied in opening deals on Monday, helped by a rise in energy stocks prompted by growing tensions in the Middle East, while public holidays reduced activity. The pan-European STOXX 600 ...
Political uncertainty ahead of European elections prompted nervous investors to sell the euro and kept French government debt under pressure on Wednesday while the price of safe-haven gold hit three-month ...
European shares edged higher on Wednesday led by mining and construction stocks on a heavy day for company results. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.2 percent, but national indexes were mixed, ...