|Bid||1,980.00 x 74700|
|Ask||2,040.00 x 77700|
|Day's range||1,987.00 - 2,024.81|
|52-week range||1,514.98 - 2,096.00|
|PE ratio (TTM)||65.50|
|Earnings date||22 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.39 (1.67%)|
|1y target est||2,095.56|
European shares gave back early gains in thin volumes on Monday, as a busy few weeks of earnings reports from top regional and U.S. firms got underway. The pan-European STOXX 600 index steadied at the ...
Britain's major share index started the week with solid gains driven by basic resource firms, while a government contract win by crisis-hit construction firm Carillion gave it some respite from heavy losses ...
The chief executive of Britain's Carillion (Frankfurt: 924047 - news) quit on Monday as the building and support services group warned on full-year profit and said it was pulling out of three construction markets in the Middle East. Carillion shares plunged 35 percent to trade at 124 pence by 1200 GMT, having earlier hit their lowest level since April 2003. The firm, which helps maintain British railways and roads, said payment problems on four construction contracts nearing or reaching completion had forced it take a provision of 845 million pounds ($1.1 billion).
Finland's mining equipment maker Metso (Amsterdam: MS6.AS - news) on Wednesday appointed Nico Delvaux as chief executive from Swedish rival Atlas Copco (LSE: 0R82.L - news) to lead growth plans after years of restructuring and weak demand. Metso, the maker of grinding mills and crushers for miners as well as valves and pumps for the oil and gas industry, has been battling tough market conditions due to spending cuts by miners and uncertainty over growth in top metals consumer China. Now (Frankfurt: 11N.F - news) , with Metso having a very strong balance sheet, we really want to see growth, going from cost cutting and restructuring to growing our business," Chairman Mikael Lilius told a news conference.
** Weir Group up 2.3 pct - highest in over 2 years ** JP Morgan raises rating to "overweight" from "neutral," ups target price to 2175p from 1800p ** "While demand in Weir’s two ...
Britain's top share index fell slightly on Tuesday, with Standard Chartered and BP leading the broader market lower after their results failed to impress investors. Standard Chartered dropped 5.4 percent, ...
Pipe and valve maker Weir Group Plc (Other OTC: WEIGY - news) warned that profit would fall below market expectations due to weakness in its oil and gas markets, particularly in the Middle East, sending its shares down as much as 6.5 percent. The Scottish company, which makes valves and pumps for the energy and mining industries, said increased competition in the Middle East combined with lower prices in North America had hurt trading in its oil and gas unit. Engineering and oilfield services companies have seen revenues plunge as miners and energy exploration and production companies cut spending to weather weak oil and commodity prices.