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Week ahead: 10 - 14 January

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week
Week ahead: 10 - 14 January

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 10 January

Companies paying dividends: 3i Infrastructure (5.2p), Intermediate Capital (18.7p)


Tuesday 11 January 

Economics: Retail sales

Trading updates: B&M European Value Retail (BME), Electrocomponents (ECM), Rathbones (RAT),  Robert Walters (RWA), Rotala (ROL), Shoe Zone (SHOE), SIG (SHI)

Interims: Games Workshop (GAW), Knights Group (KGH)

AGM: Haydale Graphene Industries (HAYD)

Companies paying dividends: Norcros (3.1p)


Wednesday 12 January

Trading updates: Grafton (GFTU), JD Sports Fashion (JD), Nichols (NICL), PageGroup (PAGE), Sainsbury (J) (SBRY), Trustpilot (TRST), Vistry (VTY), Whitbread (WTB)

Interim: Gateley (GTLY)

AGM: AB Dynamics (ABDP)

Companies paying dividends: 3i (19.25p), Bellway (82.5p), Duke Royalty (0.6p), Fidelity Special Values (4.5p), Royal Mail (6.7p)


Thursday 13 January

Economics: RICS housing market survey

Trading updates: ASOS (ASC), Brooks MacDonald (BRK), Dunelm (DNLM), Halfords (HFD), Hilton Food (HFG), Marks & Spencer (MKS), Persimmon (PSN), Pharos Energy (PHAR), Taylor Wimpey (TW.), Tesco (TSCO), Wood Group (WG.)

Final: Safestore (SAFE)

AGM: Fragrant Prosperity (FPP)

Company paying dividend: Michelmersh Brick (1.15p)


Friday 14 January

Economics: Balance of trade, GDP, index of services, manufacturing production

Trading updates: Bellway (BWY), Experian (EXPN)

Companies paying dividends: Associated British Foods (20.5p final, 13.8p special), Devro (2.8p), Evraz (15.15p), FIH (1p), James Cropper (2.5p), Octopus Apollo VCT (1.3p interim, 3.1p special), Oxford Instruments (4.4p), Polar Capital (14p), Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust (11.5p), Schroder European Reit (1.56p final, 4p special)

Companies going ex-dividend on 13 January

CompanyDividend (p)Pay date
Ashtead Ord 10p9.1910-Feb-22
Character Ord 5p928-Jan-22
Creighton's Ord 20p0.1511-Feb-22
DotDigital Ord 0.5p0.8631-Jan-22
Dr Martens1.2204-Feb-22
Future Ord 1p2.809-Feb-22
Majedie Investments 10p728-Jan-22
Morses Club111-Feb-22
Origin Enterprises €0.016.7204-Feb-22
Premier Miton6.311-Feb-22
Sage Ord 1p11.6810-Feb-22
Schroder UK Mid Cap Fd1114-Feb-22
Scottish Inv Tst Ord Stk 25p711-Feb-22
Shaftesbury Ord 25p411-Feb-22
Smiths News1.1510-Feb-22
SSE Ord 50p25.510-Mar-22

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.