RMG.L - Royal Mail plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
464.20
+1.00 (+0.22%)
At close: 4:35PM GMT
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Previous close463.20
Open464.60
Bid454.00 x 10300
Ask475.00 x 162400
Day's range460.80 - 466.30
52-week range367.80 - 467.60
Volume3,275,027
Avg. volume5,143,326
Market cap4.642B
Beta0.28
PE ratio (TTM)12.97
EPS (TTM)35.80
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield0.29 (5.80%)
Ex-dividend date2017-06-29
1y target est432.27
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    Royal Mail (LSE: RMG.L - news) on Thursday reported a rise in nine-month revenue, helped by higher parcel volumes and strength in its international business. Parcel volumes during the period rose 6 percent, with 149 million parcels handled over the key December trading period. The company said it now expects addressed letter volumes to be in the middle of the 4-6 percent decline range it had previously forecast for the full year.

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    Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 12 (Reuters) - Four courier drivers at Royal Mail (LSE: RMG.L - news) have filed a legal action against the company over employment rights, the law firm representing the workers said on Tuesday. The claims, launched in the Employment Tribunal by GMB union, alleges a "failure by Royal Mail to pay the Parcelforce drivers the national minimum wage and holiday pay," law firm Leigh Day said in an email. The drivers also claim Royal Mail should give them "paternity pay, sick pay and employee protections such as protection from discrimination." The couriers are classed as self-employed and not entitled to the same right as employees, the law firm added.

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    Dec (Shanghai: 600875.SS - news) 6 (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Mail (LSE: RMG.L - news) said on Wednesday its mediated talks with the Communications Workers Union (CWU) to end a row over plans to replace the firm's defined benefit pension scheme were advancing. The CWU has been at odds with Royal Mail since April over its plans to save billions of pounds on its pension contributions and has attempted to call a strike. "Mediation has helped both parties to better understand their respective positions," Royal Mail said.

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    Royal Mail profits dip as it also warns on industrial dispute impact

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  • Reuters2 months ago

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