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Week ahead: 7 February - 11 February

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week
Week ahead: 7 February - 11 February

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 7 February

Economics: Halifax House Price Index

AGM: Minds + Machines (MMX)

Companies paying dividends: Barings Emerging EMEA Opportunities (11p), Schroder Asia Pacific Fund (9.7p), BT (2.31p), Livermore Investments (US$0.145)


Tuesday 8 February

Trading updates: Bellway (BWY), DCC (DCC)

Interims: Alumasc (ALU), Filtronic (FTC), Mattioli Woods (MTW)

Finals: BP (BP.), Micro Focus International (MCRO), Ocado (OCDO), Willis Towers Watson (WTW)

AGMs: Barkby (BARK), Numis Corp (NUM), TUI AG (TUI)

Companies paying dividends: Cerillion (5p), Netcall (0.37p), UK Mortgages Ltd (1.25p), BlackRock Latin American (4.6p)


Wednesday 9 February

Economics: Retail Sales, RICS Housing Market Survey

Trading updates: DiscoverIE (DSCV), Grainger (GRI)

Interims: Barratt Developments (BDEV), Dunelm (DNLM), PZ Cussons (PZC)

Finals: Smurfit Kappa (SKG), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

AGMs: Contango (CGO), Euromoney Institutional Investors (ERM), Finsbury Growth & Income Trust (FGT), Grainger (GRI), Inspirit Energy (INSP), JPMorgan Asia Growth and Income (JAGI), Oxford Metrics (OMG), Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund (SCP)

Companies paying dividends: Brewin Dolphin (11.1p), Future (2.8p), Crystal Amber Fund Ltd (10p), Panther Securities (6p), British American Tobacco (53.9p)


Thursday 10 February

Trading update: Royal Mail (RMG)

Interims: Ashmore (ASHM), MJ Gleeson (GLE), Redrow (RDW)

Finals: AstraZeneca (AZN), RELX (REL), Unilever (ULVR), Beazley (BEZ)

AGMs: Benchmark (BMK), easyJet (EZJ), Tritax Eurobox (EBOX)

Companies paying dividends: Hargreave Hale AIM VCT (3.15p), Sage (11.63p), Smiths News (1p), Unicorn AIM VCT (3.5p), Ashtead (US$0.125), Unicorn AIM VCT (3.5p)


Friday 11 February

Economics: Balance of Trade, Gross Domestic Product, Index of Services, Industrial Production, Manufacturing Production

Trading update: Tate & Lyle (TATE)

Final: British American Tobacco (BATS), Lancashire (LRE)

AGMs: Mineral & Financial Investments Ltd (MAFL), Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust (PGHZ), Victrex (VCT)

Companies paying dividends: Baillie Gifford European Growth (7p), BlackRock Frontiers (3.178p), Numis Corp (8p), Premier Miton (6.3p), Scottish Investment Trust (7p), Shaftesbury (4p), Aberdeen New Dawn (1p), Creightons (0.15p), Industrials REIT (3.375p), Morses Club (1p), NB Global Monthly Income (0.451p), PRS REIT (1p), JPMorgan Japan Small Cap Growth & Income (5p), M P Evans (5p)

Companies going ex-dividend on 10 February
CompanyDividend (p)Pay Date
Aberforth Split Level Income Trust1.5108-Mar-22
Avon Protection23.1811-Mar-22
Henderson Smaller Cos Inv Tst Ord 25p707-Mar-22
Impax Asset Management1731-Mar-22
Maven Inc & Gwth VCT 4211-Mar-22
Maven Income & Growth VCT 3211-Mar-22
Virgin Money UK111-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.