KGF.L - Kingfisher plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
305.20
+2.00 (+0.66%)
As of 1:13PM BST. Market open.
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Previous close303.20
Open304.30
Bid305.20 x 486400
Ask305.30 x 65600
Day's range304.30 - 309.70
52-week range269.60 - 371.20
Volume3,191,601
Avg. volume9,689,452
Market cap6.61B
Beta1.06
PE ratio (TTM)11.30
EPS (TTM)27
Earnings dateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield0.18 (4.85%)
Ex-dividend date2017-05-04
1y target est325.56
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  • Reuters - UK Focus4 days ago

    Husqvarna warns on sales as it reduces ties with major U.S. client

    STOCKHOLM, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 16 (Reuters) - Sweden's Husqvarna said on Monday net sales in its Consumer Brands Division would take a 1 billion Swedish crown ($123 million) hit next year as it cuts back business with a major U.S. client. The division makes Flymo lawnmowers, Weed Eater trimmers and McCulloch chainsaws and sells mainly through top retailers such as Wal-Mart and B&Q. Husqvarna (LSE: 0GTR.L - news) said it had decided to significantly reduce its volume of business with a top U.S. retailer in order to focus on accounts with more attractive opportunities.

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  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Sterling weighs on Britain's FTSE, Kingfisher shines

    A jump in sterling weighed on Britain's major share index on Wednesday, after unexpectedly buoyant retail data for August prompted investors to prepare for an interest rate hike by the bank of England ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

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  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Kingfisher cautious on second half after profit rise

    Kingfisher (Frankfurt: 812861 - news) , Europe's largest home improvement retailer, reported an unexpected rise in first-half profit while taking a cautious view on the second half, given the economic and competitive backdrop in Britain and France. Kingfisher, which runs B&Q and Screwfix in Britain and Castorama and Brico Depot in France and elsewhere, is two years into a plan to boost annual profit by 500 million pounds ($679 million) from 2021.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Sterling weighs on Britain's FTSE, while Kingfisher takes flight

    Britain's major share index dipped on Wednesday on a potentially debilitating jump in sterling after data showed retail sales unexpectedly surged in August. The FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent as the pound hit its highest so far for the day against the dollar.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    BUZZ-Kingfisher: best day in 6.5 yrs on H1 beat

    ** UK-based home improvement retailer up 7.2 pct, biggest one-day rise since early 2011 ** Stock by far & away top gainer on Stoxx 600 & FTSE 100 in robust volume ** H1 underlying PBT £440 mln vs analysts' ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    European stocks tread softly ahead of Fed

    European stocks continued to trade cautiously in early deals on Wednesday ahead of a policy decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the day, with energy stocks and miners boosted by a rise in metals ...

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Kingfisher cautious on second-half prospects

    Kingfisher (Frankfurt: 812861 - news) , Europe's largest home improvement retailer, on Wednesday reported a better-than-expected rise in first-half profit but said it was cautious on the second-half backdrop in both the UK and France. The firm, which runs B&Q and Screwfix in Britain and Castorama and Brico Depot in France and other countries, said it made an underlying pretax profit of 440 million pounds ($595 million) in the six months to July 31. The outcome reflected solid growth at Screwfix and in Poland offset by weak French markets and disruption from a restructuring plan.

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  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Retailer Kingfisher hurt by sales dip at its British B&Q business

    Kingfisher (Frankfurt: 812861 - news) , Europe's largest home improvement retailer, reported worse than expected quarterly sales at its British B&Q business due to a drop in demand for garden furniture and other summer products, denting the group's share price. Kingfisher was cautious about the second-half economic outlook for Britain and France, but said it was comfortable with average analysts' forecasts for underlying earnings per share of 26 pence for full-year 2017/18, versus 25.9 pence in 2016/17. Kingfisher is in the second year of a plan to boost annual profit by 500 million pounds ($645 million) from 2021.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Kingfisher sales dented by weak French market and B&Q in UK

    Kingfisher (Frankfurt: 812861 - news) , Europe's largest home improvement retailer, reported another fall in quarterly sales on Thursday, hurt by weak French markets, a slowdown at its B&Q business in the UK and continued disruption from its restructuring plan. The firm, which trades as B&Q and Screwfix in Britain and Castorama and Brico Depot in France and other markets, said on Thursday it remained cautious on the outlook for the second half. Kingfisher said group like-for-like sales fell 1.9 percent in its second quarter to July 31.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

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  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    Weak sales, supply disruption take toll on Kingfisher

    Britain's Kingfisher (Frankfurt: 812861 - news) warned of supply disruption related to its five-year transformation plan as the home improvements retailer posted lower underlying quarterly sales because of weakness in France. Shares in the company fell as much as 7 percent, placing it on course for its biggest percentage drop since December and making it the biggest loser on the FTSE bluechip index.

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  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    M&S picks retail veteran Archie Norman as chairman, lifting shares

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  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    Marks & Spencer names Archie Norman as new chairman

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