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Week ahead: 22 - 26 March

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week
Week ahead: 22 - 26 March

Welcome to the week ahead, our summary of the forthcoming key company announcements. Companies are no longer obliged to notify the London Stock Exchange (LSE) of results and trading updates, so this list does not claim to be comprehensive. You can read company announcements at and our daily online news summaries record all key company announcements and business press headlines.


Monday 22 March 

Economics: Current account

Finals: Blackbird (BIRD), Centamin (CEY), Kingfisher (KGF), Yew Grove Reit (YEW)

AGMs: Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT2 (GV2O), Gresham House Renewable VCT 1 (GV1O)


Tuesday 23 March

Economics: Claimant count rate, unemployment rate

Interims: Essensys (ESYS), MJ Hudson (MJH), YouGov (YOU)

Finals: Alliance Pharma (APH), Arrow Global (ARW), Cambridge Cognition (COG), DP Eurasia NV (DPEU), Elementis (ELM), Energean (ENOG), Ergomed (ERGO), Gamma Communications (GAMA), GCP Asset Backed Income Fund (GABI), Henry Boot (BOOT), H&T (HAT), Judges Scientific (JDG), Longboat Energy (LBE), LoopUp (LOOP), Luceco (LUCE), McColl's Retail (MCLS), MP Evans (MPE), Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB1), Nucleus (NUC), Old Mutual (OMU), Pebble (PEBB), Personal Group (PGH), Zotefoams (ZTF)

AGMs: BlackRock North American Income Trust (BRNA), Crest Nicholson (CRST), Standard Life Private Equity Trust (SLPE), Wynnstay (WYN)

Company paying dividend: Driver (0.75p) 


Wednesday 24 March

Economics: Consumer price index, producer price index, retail price index

Trading update: Diploma (DPLM)

Interims: Applied Graphene Materials (AGM), Bellway (BWY), Diploma (DPLM), Frontier IP (FIPP), Softcat (SCT)

Finals: Anglo Pacific (APF), Burford Capital (BUR), Circassia (CIR), CPP (CPP), ECSC (ECSC), Kenmare Resources (KMR), Keywords Studios (KWS), Pendragon (PDG), Sopheon (SPE), Strix (KETL), T Clarke (CTO), Telit Communications (TCM)

AGMs: Arden Partners (ARDN), BlackRock Throgmorton Trust (THRG), Highway Capital (HWC), Mitchells & Butlers (MAB), N4 Pharma (N4P), Oxford BioDynamics (OBD), Pantheon Resources (PANR), Rights & Issues Investment Trust (RIII), Shanta Gold (SHG)


Thursday 25 March 

Interims: Compass (CPG), CVS (CVSG), Genedrive (GDR)

Finals: Allied Minds (ALM), Arbuthnot Banking (ARBB), Ascential (ASCL), BBGI Global Infrastructure SA (BBGI), Biome Technologies (BIOM), Cineworld (CINE), Ebiquity (EBQ), EnQuest (ENQ), Equiniti (EQN), Faron Pharmaceuticals OY (FARN), Funding Circle (FCH), International Public Partnerships (INPP), IQE (IQE), Lamprell (LAM), Learning Technologies (LTG), Regional Reit (RGL), Robinson (RBN), S4 Capital (SFOR), Safestyle UK (SFE), Secure Trust Bank (STB), Sig (SHI), Surgical Innovations (SUN), Tandem (TND), United Utilities (UU), Venture Life (VLG)

AGMs: Banco Santander SA (BNC), Micro Focus International (MCRO), SSP (SSPG), TUI (TUI)


Friday 26 March 

Economics: Retail sales

Interim: Smiths (SMIN)

AGMs: Beazley (BEZ), CC Japan Income & Growth Trust (CCJI), Henderson Opportunities Trust (HOT), PCF (PCF), Sigma Capital (SGM)

Companies paying dividends: Aberdeen Standard Equity Income Trust (5.2p), BP (3.888p), Diversified Gas and Oil (3.07p), GCP Student Living (0.25p), Henderson Opportunities Trust (7.5p), Impax Asset Management (6.8p), LXI Reit (1.44p), Mattioli Woods (7.5p) 


Companies going ex-dividend on 25 March

Company Dividend (p)Pay date 
BB Healthcare Trust2.530-Apr-21
British American Tobacco Ord 25p53.912-May-21
CLS Ord 2.5p5.229-Apr-21
Globaldata Ord 1/14p11.623-Apr-21
IDOX Ord 1p0.309-Apr-21
Kingspan Ord €17.9107-May-21
Nichols Ord 10p8.806-May-21
Oakley Capital Investments Ord 1p2.2515-Apr-21
Pearson Ord 25p13.507-May-21
Prudential  Ord 5p7.6614-May-21
Schroders Vtg £17906-May-21
Securities Trust of Scotland Ord 25p1.37516-Apr-21
TR European Growth Trust Ord 12.5p8.223-Apr-21
XP Power Ord 1p3628-Apr-21

The ex-dividend day is the first day on which it is no longer possible to buy the shares and qualify for the dividend. Ex-days are almost always a Thursday. The record date is usually one day after the ex-date. The payment day is the day on which the funds are transferred to shareholders.


The data in the table above is a small selection of what’s available on our website. Just go to and click on the dividend calendar box. You can download a full table of ex-dividend dates as an Excel spreadsheet. The dividend calendar is updated every Friday.