|Bid||272.20 x 63000|
|Ask||272.90 x 23400|
|Day's range||263.10 - 273.80|
|52-week range||240.00 - 316.60|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||0.79|
|PE ratio (TTM)||150.67|
|Earnings date||22 May 2019|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.19 (6.54%)|
|1y target est||294.84|
The company, which has been struggling with stiff competition from nimble, low-cost operations, named former Marks & Spencer and Laird plc executive Richard Harris, as its new chief financial officer, replacing Berry. Shares in Foxtons, which focuses on the London market, fell as much as 6.5% on Monday to 56.1 pence. Foxtons did not specify why Berry was leaving the company but said it was by "mutual agreement".
Profit at Marks & Spencer is expected to fall for the third year in a row next week, with underlying sales poised to slip as the British retailer works through a painful "transformation plan". M&S set out on its latest turnaround, which follows a decade of failed reinventions, shortly after retail veteran Archie Norman joined as chairman in 2017 to work alongside Steve Rowe, who became chief executive in 2016 and has been with the company for almost three decades. M&S wants to make at least a third of its clothing and home sales online by 2022 and as part of its transition struck a 1.5 billion pound online food joint venture with Ocado in February, giving it a home delivery service from September 2020 at the latest.
Profit at Marks & Spencer is expected to fall for the third year in a row next week, with underlying sales poised to slip as the British retailer works through a painful "transformation plan". M&S set out on its latest turnaround, which follows a decade of failed reinventions, shortly after retail veteran Archie Norman joined as chairman in 2017 to work alongside Steve Rowe, who became chief executive in 2016 and has been with the company for almost three decades. The 135-year-old mainstay of British shopping streets said in May last year it was targeting sustainable, profitable growth in three to five years by closing weaker stores, re-shaping its clothing and food businesses, cutting costs and investing in technology.
Ignore short-sellers at your peril. These FTSE 100 (LON:INDEXFTSE: UKX) income favourites are in their firing line.
Strong results from Shell and Smith & Nephew capped losses, but the FTSE 100 was still held to a one-month low, falling 0.5 percent. The FTSE 250 was 0.6 percent lower. Sterling had initially gained on upbeat Brexit sentiment, but its rise was halted after the Bank of England voted unanimously to keep interest rates steady and warned Brexit continued to cloud the outlook for monetary policy.
Royston Wild asks whether or not share pickers should snap up this big yielder from the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX).
The FTSE 100 was down 0.1 percent, with losses led by several stocks trading ex-dividend, while the FTSE 250 added 0.7 percent. Dublin's main index, considered a measure of Brexit sentiment, jumped 0.6 percent. The European Union granted Britain a six-month extension to leave the bloc, averting a disorderly exit on Friday and giving Prime Minister Theresa May more time to break the Brexit deadlock at home.
** Credit Suisse downgrades Britain's Marks & Spencer to "underperform" from "neutral" ** In Feb, M&S and Ocado announced an online food joint venture that would allow M&S to sell its ...
This FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) growth stock offers far better value than serial disappointer Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS), argues G A Chester.
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Harvey Jones reckons these two high income FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) dividend growth stocks could enjoy a positive turnaround.
British online supermarket Ocado played down the impact of a fire which devastated its flagship distribution centre in southern England, saying the blaze didn't affect its long-term plans and helping send its shares to a record high. Shares in Ocado, which have doubled over the last year, were up 2.9 percent at 11.82 pounds by 0836 GMT, having hit a record 11.92 pounds. Last month when Ocado announced a 1.5 billion pound ($2 billion) joint venture with Marks and Spencer its Chief Executive Tim Steiner told reporters he knew the precise cause of the fire but could not share the details.
ROSS-ON-WYE, England (Reuters) - For almost 100 years, Chris Chinn's family has farmed asparagus in the rolling hills of the Wye Valley in western England. This year, he fears uncertainty around Britain's departure from the European Union will keep his eastern European workers away and the asparagus will stay in the ground. Asparagus grown in Britain is feted by chefs as among the world's best but the seasonal worker shortage threatens the country's asparagus industry and the viability of Chinn's Cobrey Farms business.
The FTSE 100 was up 0.7 percent, outperforming its euro zone peers. The FTSE 250 was 0.2 percent higher. GVC led the blue-chip gainers after it reported a surge in net gaming revenue, and Hargreaves Lansdown analyst George Salmon said the gambling firm's digital division remained GVC's "trump card" amid regulatory changes in the industry.