RB.L - Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
6,261.00
-40.00 (-0.63%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close6,301.00
Open6,269.00
Bid6,247.00 x 0
Ask6,247.00 x 0
Day's range6,212.00 - 6,315.00
52-week range5,559.00 - 7,174.00
Volume2,006,083
Avg. volume1,428,215
Market cap44.411B
Beta (3Y monthly)0.96
PE ratio (TTM)31.43
EPS (TTM)199.20
Earnings date18 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019
Forward dividend & yield1.46 (2.32%)
Ex-dividend date2019-08-22
1y target est7,085.56
  • Reuters - UK Focus

    UPDATE 2-British blue-chips dented by sterling's brief Brexit uplift

    Britain's exporter-heavy blue-chip index lost ground as sterling hit multi-month highs after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that a Brexit deal is still possible. The FTSE 100 dipped by 0.2%, registering its first weekly loss in three, though sterling's early gains helped the more domestically focused mid-cap FTSE 250 to firm by 0.4%.

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    Bisto gravy and Oxo cube maker Premier Foods named its UK business chief Alex Whitehouse as its new CEO on Friday, handing him the task of reviving the company which has been under pressure since a failed takeover bid three years ago. The company also said it had hired Colin Day from Reckitt Benckiser, where he was CFO, to be its new chairman, and appointed a new finance chief, filling a leadership void at the group. Whitehouse was credited with turning around Premier Food's UK business, including a relaunch of the Mr Kipling cake brand, which has outperformed the rest of the group.

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    LIVE MARKETS-Sinking yuan: stimulus with headwinds for foreign investors

    * European stocks sell off again * STOXX 600 -2.2%, FTSE 100 down 2.4% * Miners, autos, chips, luxury stocks top fallers * HSBC ousts CEO after just 18 months in role * Some 96% of STOXX 600 constituents in red Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Thyagaraju Adinarayan. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://thyagaraju.adinarayan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net SINKING YUAN: STIMULUS WITH POTENTIAL FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS (1517 GMT) As investors assess the far-reaching repercussions of the sinking Chinese yuan overnight, Janus Henderson portfolio manager for Chinese equities strategy Charlie Awdry cautions the extra volatility due to summer in the northern hemisphere and rising Hong Kong tensions make that job even harder.

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    LIVE MARKETS-Europe: worst 2-day decline since 2016

    * European stocks sell off again * STOXX 600 -1.9%, FTSE 100 down 2.2% * Miners, autos, chips, luxury stocks top fallers * HSBC ousts CEO after just 18 months in role * Some 96% of STOXX 600 constituents in red Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Thyagaraju Adinarayan. Reach him on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://thyagaraju.adinarayan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net EUROPE: WORST 2-DAY DECLINE SINCE 2016 (1200 GMT) The cost of Trump's tweets on trade with China in recent months have been costly with trillions being wiped off - we saw one major rout in May and now again in August. Nearly 4.5%, or half-a-trillion dollars, has been wiped off European stocks' values in the last two days, the biggest two-day decline since June 24 & 27 -- the massive two-day sell-off right after Britain voted to leave the EU.

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  • Reuters - UK Focus

    CORRECTED-LIVE MARKETS-Europe bleeds as Trump tweets

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    LIVE MARKETS-Banks put Europe on course for worst day in 2 months

    * Euro zone STOXXE down 1.4%, as DAX falls 1.8% * London edges up on BP, sterling * Investors ready for expected rate cut tomorrow evening * Lufthansa hits turbulence after results * Oil & gas gains, travel & leisure fall Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason.

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    LIVE MARKETS-Are FTSE dividends safe?

    * Euro zone STOXXE down 1.1%, London edges up on BP, sterling * Investors ready for expected rate cut tomorrow evening * Lufthansa hits turbulence after results * Oil & gas gains, travel & leisure fall Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Reach her on Messenger to share your thoughts on market moves: rm://josephine.mason.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net ARE FTSE DIVIDENDS SAFE? Marks & Spencer and Vodafone had both cut dividends by 40% each in May. Centrica shares hit a 21-year low today after the owner of Britain's largest energy supplier, British Gas, slashed its dividend by more than half and said CEO Iain Conn will step down in 2020 as operating profit fell nearly 50%.

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    UPDATE 2-Trade worries hit FTSE 100, banks slip on BoE plan

    London's FTSE 100 index ended lower on Tuesday, giving up earlier gains as the mood soured in response to worries over U.S.-China trade and as major British banks fell after the Bank of England issued a new plan to handle potential banking crises. The mid-cap FTSE 250 fell 0.6%, dragged down in part by a near 10% drop in Virgin Money-owner CYBG. The blue-chip index followed Wall Street lower after U.S. President Donald Trump warned China not to wait for the 2020 U.S. presidential election to make a trade deal.

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    The blue-chip index followed Wall Street lower after U.S. President Donald Trump warned China not to wait for the 2020 U.S. presidential election to make a trade deal. Big British banks, such as Barclays and RBS , fell after the BoE said banks would have to tell investors in 2021 if they could be closed down without disrupting financial markets. Corporate earnings were the main drivers behind most of the major stock moves on both UK indexes.

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    LIVE MARKETS-At the open: Europe takes a breather, London rallies

    Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of European equity markets brought to you by Reuters stocks reporters and anchored today by Josephine Mason. Investors are taking a breather this morning with most European stock futures indicating a flat open as they brace for the first U.S. interest cut in a decade expected tomorrow after the close. Breaking ranks with its euro-zone peers, London's stock futures have hit their highest in nearly a year in early deals and are currently up 0.2%, as a punishing rout in sterling amid deepening worries about a no-deal Brexit continues to lift its multinational constituents and after strong earnings from heavyweight BP.

  • Reckitt cuts sales target as China infant formula demand slows
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    Reckitt cuts sales target as China infant formula demand slows

    Reckitt Benckiser cut its full-year revenue target after reporting lower than expected sales in its last quarter under long-time chief executive Rakesh Kapoor, hurt by a surprise slowdown in demand for infant formula in China. The Durex condom and Lysol disinfectant maker said on Tuesday it now expected full-year like-for-like sales growth of between 2% and 3%, down from its previous target of 3% to 4%, also blaming a tough market in Europe for its downgrade. Reckitt, which kept its "broadly flat" operating margin target, said slowing birth rates over the past two years and increased competition had led to market share losses for its Enfamil infant nutrition products in China, its biggest market for baby food.

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    UPDATE 4-Reckitt cuts sales target as China infant formula demand slows

    Reckitt Benckiser cut its full-year revenue target after reporting lower than expected sales in its last quarter under long-time chief executive Rakesh Kapoor, hurt by a surprise slowdown in demand for infant formula in China. Shares of the British household goods maker, which had risen the previous day to near their highest level for the year, fell as much as 5.7% in early trade.

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