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The FTSE 100 has had another good week rising by around 80 points and is currently trading at an all time high of 7785 with the 8000 mark in sight.

The past week has seen a good level of activity with nine FTSE 100 companies having produced their annual results. DCC continued its impressive record of increasing its dividend and produced another good set of results.

The week ahead is also quite busy with plenty of companies reporting their numbers to the market. Going ex dividend on Thursday with yields in excess of 2% we have Soco International (4.5%), Manx Telecom (3.9%), Marstons (2.7%), Gattaca (2.2%) and John Menzies with 2.2%.

 

 

Daily Comments Roundup

The FTSE 100 is trading down slightly on a very busy day for dividend declarations including Investec, Experian, Royal Mail, National grid, Euromoney Institutional Investor, British Land, 3i Group and Countryside Properties.

17 May, 2018 (Yesterday)

The FTSE 100 is trading up slightly this morning. SSP increased their 2018 interim dividend by 50%.

16 May, 2018 (2 days ago)

A quiet start to the week with the FTSE 100 trading down slightly. Victrex increased their 2018 interim dividend by 10%. Diploma also increased their 2018 interim dividend by 10%.

14 May, 2018 (4 days ago)

The FTSE 100 continues to climb and is now approaching 7600. Imperial Brands and Compass Group both increases their 2018 interim dividends by 10%

09 May, 2018 (9 days ago)

The FTSE 100 is trading down slightly this morning on a quiet day for corporate news.

03 May, 2018 (15 days ago)

The FTSE 100 continues to trade strongly and is up over 7550. Avon Rubber increased its 2018 interim dividend by 30%.

02 May, 2018 (16 days ago)

The market continues to trade above 7500. Connect Group held their interim dividend this morning as did BP who produced a big increase in profits.

01 May, 2018 (17 days ago)

See the latest daily comments

The week ahead

  • Today: Intuit Inc Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Today: Galp Energia SGPS Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Monday, 21 May: Valeo Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Bristow Group Inc Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Tuesday, 22 May: UDG Healthcare plc Interim Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: HP Inc Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Renew Holdings Interim Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: MedicX Fund Ltd. Interim Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Pets at Home Group Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Bloomsbury Publishing Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Halfords Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Big Yellow Group Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Entertainment One Limited Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: NEX Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Homeserve Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Greencore Group Interim Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Cranswick Final Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Shaftesbury Interim Results
  • Tuesday, 22 May: Merck & Co Inc Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Wednesday, 23 May: McDonald’s Corp Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Wednesday, 23 May: Severn Trent Final Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: Great Portland Estates Final Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: Assura Group Final Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: Marks & Spencer Group Final Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: Vedanta Resources Final Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: HICL Infrastructure Company Limited Final Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: Dairy Crest Group Final Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: Britvic Interim Results
  • Wednesday, 23 May: ZPG Interim Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: QinetiQ Final Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: Shoe Zone Interim Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: Electrocomponents Final Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: Wizz Air Final Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: Tate & Lyle Final Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: Allstate Corp Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Thursday, 24 May: Raytheon Co Dividend Declaration (estimate)
  • Thursday, 24 May: United Utilities Group Final Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: NewRiver REIT Final Results
  • Thursday, 24 May: Mediclinic International PLC Final Results
  • Friday, 25 May: Pennon Group Final Results
  • Friday, 25 May: SSE Final Results

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