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Week ahead: 17 - 21 January

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week
Week ahead: 17 - 21 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 17 January

Trading updates: Ashmore (ASHM), DP Poland (DPP), Taylor Wimpey (TW.), Rio Tinto (RIO)

AGMs: Boston International (BIH), Cardiff Property (CDFF), Edge Performance VCT (EDGH)

Companies paying dividends: XP Power (21.0p)


Tuesday 18 January

Trading updates: Boot (Henry) (BOOT), Elementis (ELM), Hays (HAS), Integrafin (IHP), Marshalls (MSLH), Coral Products (CRU), BHP (BHP)

Interims: Accrol (ACRL), Kromek (KMK)

Finals: Pressure Technologies (PRES), Watkin Jones (WJG)

AGMs: C4X Discovery (C4XD), Smart (J) & Co (SMJ), Tracsis (TRCS)


Wednesday 19 January

Trading updates: Antofagasta (ANTO), Audioboom (BOOM), BHP (BHP), Burberry (BRBY), Diploma (DPLM), JD Wetherspoon (JDW), Midwich (MIDW), Galliford Try (GFRD)

Finals: Crest Nicholson (CRST), Centamon (CEY)

AGMs: Diploma (DPLM), Majedie Investments (MAJE), WH Smith (SMWH)

Companies paying dividends: IG Design (1.25p), National Grid (17.21p), Northamber (0.4p)


Thursday 20 January

Trading updates: AJ Bell (AJB), Associated British Foods (ABF), CMC Markets (CMCX), Entain (ENT), Ibstock (IBST), Network International (NETW), Premier Foods (PFD), QinetiQ (QQ.), Workspace (WKP), PayPoint (PAY), PensionBee (PBEE), Deliveroo (ROO)

Interims: Ilika (IKA), Time Finance (TIME), Oxford Cannabinoid Tech (OCTP), Superdry (SDRY)

AGMs:  Countryside Properties (CSP), GCM Resources (GCM), Henderson Far East Income (HFEL), MJ Hudson (MJH), Smiths News (SNWS)

Companies paying dividends: Artemis Alpha (2.14p), Sirius Real Estate (2.04c), Aberdeen Diversified Income and Growth (1.38p)


Friday 21 January

Trading updates: Big Yellow (BYG), Close Brothers (CBG), Ninety One (N91), Record (REC)

AGM: Character (CCT)

Companies paying dividends: Aberdeen Standard Equity Income (5.6p), Currys (1.0p), Halfords (3.0p), Integrafin (7.0p), JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income (1.0p), Latham (James) (6.5p), PHSC (0.5p), Residential Secure Income REIT (1.29p), Securities Trust of Scotland (1.375p), Speedy Hire (0.75), Troy Income & Growth (0.49p), Vertu Motors (0.65p), Town Centre Securities (1.75p), Real Estate Investors (0.75p), Ventus 2 VCT (47.0p), Ventus 2 VCT (64.0p), Ventus 2 VCT (11.0p), Ventus VCT (64.0p), Ventus VCT (11.0p), Ventus VCT (37.0p)

Companies going ex-dividend on 20 January

CompanyDividend (p)Pay Date
Cardiff Property Ord 20p13.501-Feb-22
Compass Ord 10 5/8p1428-Feb-22
Dewhurst 'A' Non.Vtg Ord 10p 9.7523-Feb-22
Dewhurst Ord 10p9.7523-Feb-22
Diploma Ord 5p30.104-Feb-22
Gooch & Housego Ord 20p7.725-Feb-22
Invesco Bond Income Plus2.7521-Feb-22
Invesco Select Trust Global Equity Shs1.5522-Feb-22
Invesco Select Trust UK Equity Shs1.522-Feb-22
JPMorgan China Growth & Income5.701-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.