RTO.L - Rentokil Initial plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
449.60
+5.70 (+1.28%)
As of 12:05PM BST. Market open.
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Previous close443.90
Open442.70
Bid449.70 x 0
Ask449.80 x 0
Day's range442.70 - 449.90
52-week range280.00 - 468.60
Volume700,757
Avg. volume5,590,664
Market cap8.315B
Beta (3Y monthly)1.09
PE ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-5.30
Earnings date25 Feb 2016 - 26 Feb 2016
Forward dividend & yield0.05 (1.07%)
Ex-dividend date2019-08-08
1y target est371.77
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  • Reuters

    UK's CMA says it may accept Rentokil's proposals on Mitie deal

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which had raised questions over pricing and choices available to customers after Rentokil's deal, said it had received proposals related to the acquisition of MPCL Ltd from Rentokil on April 23. Mitie had sold the business to Rentokil for 40 million pounds last year, and Rentokil had until April 23 to send its proposals to the CMA. Rentokil did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

  • Reuters

    UK competition watchdog concerned by impact of Mitie-Rentokil deal

    In an unusual move by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) after a merger has been completed, the agency gave Rentokil a deadline of April 23 to make proposals to address its concerns or face an in-depth investigation. "Having considered a wide range of evidence, it (CMA) has found there could be a substantial reduction in competition, which may lead to higher prices or reduced quality for customers," the said in a statement. "While we are pleased that the UK Competition and Markets Authority has found no substantial lessening of competition in the local and regional customer sectors, we will now review the decision in detail and consider our next steps," a spokesman for Rentokil said in an email.

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  • Reuters

    Rentokil adjusted pretax profit rises on acquisitions, demand for services

    Shares of the FTSE-100 company, which also provides washroom hygiene services, rose 5.1 pct at 345.8 pence as of 0831 GMT. Rentokil, known for bulking up its business by buying smaller companies, said it acquired a record 47 businesses in 2018. The company also said it expects a slight increase in market expectations for 2019 as its benefits from the momentum of the year.

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    Britain's competition watchdog looking at Mitie-Rentokil pest control deal

    (Reuters) - Britain's competition watchdog said on Monday it was considering whether the completed acquisition of British outsourcing firm Mitie Group's pest control business by Rentokil Initial could ...

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  • Reuters

    UK's competition watchdog asks Rentokil to sell assets to clear merger

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  • Reuters

    FTSE 100 ends in the red for third session as Vodafone, Reckitt drag

    The FTSE 100 closed down 0.4 percent, on track for its worst weekly performance since early December, while the more domestically focused FTSE 250 edged higher by 0.2 percent. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the United States and China were "miles and miles" from resolving their trade issues, but added that there was a fair chance the two countries would strike a deal.

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  • McAdam to retire as Rentokil and United Utilities chair
    Sky News

    McAdam to retire as Rentokil and United Utilities chair

    Two FTSE-100 companies with a combined market value of almost £11bn are kicking off the search for new chairs as John McAdam, the veteran industrialist, prepares to step down after more than a decade at the helm. Sky News has learnt that both Rentokil, the pest control and facilities management group, and United Utilities (LSE: UU.L - news) , the water company, have begun hunting successors to Mr McAdam, who joined both companies in 2008. Boardroom search firms have been hired by both Rentokil and UU, City sources said on Tuesday.

  • Reuters

    Rentokil to offload pension risks to PIC

    The bulk annuity insurance "buy-in" allows Rentokil to transfer pension risks for some 14,200 members, and such deals are increasingly common as companies seek to offload pension obligations that otherwise sit on balance sheets, limiting their financial options. British companies are expected to try and offload a record amount of risk linked to their pension schemes in 2019 as growth in life expectancy eases and interest rates rise, making deals more attractive for insurance firms. The "buy-in" signed by Rentokil has been agreed in anticipation of a full "buy-out" of the scheme, the FTSE-100 group said.

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