|Bid||481.30 x 0|
|Ask||481.40 x 0|
|Day's range||469.40 - 485.70|
|52-week range||327.90 - 485.70|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.32|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings date||27 Feb 2020|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.05 (0.99%)|
|Ex-dividend date||08 Aug 2019|
|1y target est||371.77|
Booming earnings and large market shares put these firms on track to charge ahead of the market in 2020 writes Rupert Hargreaves.
Credit Suisse has turned bullish on UK stocks, especially those with international exposure, as the chances of the country crashing out of the European Union fall and some equities look cheap compared with foreign counterparts, it said on Friday. Credit Suisse is the first major bank to change its view on UK equities amid rising hopes the country will avoid a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's hardline stance suffered a series of defeats in recent weeks. Since Johnson won the top job in July, Britain's Brexit crisis has spun more furiously, leaving investors and allies bewildered by an array of decisions that have pushed the once stable political system to its limits.
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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.
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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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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