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Week ahead: 23 - 27 May

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week
Week ahead: 23 - 27 May

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 http://announce.ft.com and our daily online news summaries record all key company announcements and business press headlines.

Monday 23 May

Trading updates: CentralNic (CNIC)

Finals: Big Yellow Group (BYG), Kainos (KNOS)

AGMs: Arecor Therapeutics (AREC), Belvoir (BLV), Digital 9 Infrastructure (DGI9), Empiric Student Property (ESP), Hummingbird Resources (HUM), TMT Investments (TMT)

Companies paying dividends: Franchise Brands (0.9p), Thungela Resources (73p)

Tuesday 24 May 

Economics: Public sector net borrowing

Trading updates: Nostrum Oil & Gas (NOG)

Interims: Avon Protection (AVON), Greencore (GNC), Hyve Group (HYVE), On The Beach (OTB), Shaftesbury (SHB), SSP Group (SSPG), Topps Tiles (TPT)

Finals: AVEVA (AVV), Bytes Technology (BYIT), Cordiant Digital Infrastructure Limited (CORD), Cranswick (CWK), RS Group (RS1), Helical (HLCL), Homeserve (HSV), Likewise Group (LIKE), Lords Group Trading (LORD), Speedy Hire (SDY), Trinity Exploration and Production (TRIN)

AGMs: 4imprint (FOUR), Afentra (AET), Artisanal Spirits Company (ART), Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust (DIG), Endeavour Mining (EDV), Epwin Group (EPWN), FDM Group (FDM), Forterra (FORT), Harworth Group (HWG), Hill & Smith Holdings (HILS), Hilton Food Group (HFG), Horizonte Minerals (HZM), JPMorgan American Investment Trust (JAM), Judges Scientific (JDG), M Winkworth (WINK), Pebble Group (PEBB), Petershill Partners (PHLL), Quarto (QRT), Restaurant Group (RTN), Riverstone Energy (RSE), Shell (SHEL), Thungela Resources (TGA), Vector Capital (VCAP)

Companies paying dividends: Abrdn (14.6p), Chesnara (14.7p), Merchants Trust (6.85p), Vistry (40p)

Wednesday 25 May

Trading updates: Intertek (ITRK), Regional REIT (RGL)

Interims: Hollywood Bowl (BOWL)

Finals: Braemar Shipping Services (BMS), De La Rue (DLAR), HICL Infrastructure (HICL), Marks & Spencer (MKS), Mediclinic International (MDC), Pennant International Group (PEN), Pets At Home (PETS), Severn Trent (SVT), SSE (SSE), Synaigen (SNG)

AGMs: Access Intelligence (ACC), Aston Martin Lagonda (AML), Bakkavor (BAKK), Bango (BGO), Bodycote (BOY), Eleco (ELCO), Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust (FEET), Hercules Site Services (HERC), International Public Partnerships Limited (INPP), Intertek (ITRK), M&G (MNG), Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB1), Regional REIT (RGL), RHI Magnesita NV (RHIM), Sabre Insurance Group (SBRE), Trustpilot (TRST), Tullow Oil plc (TLW), Zenova (ZED), Zotefoams (ZTF)

Companies paying dividends: Coats (1.2p), Genuit (8.5p), Global Opportunities Trust (5p)

Thursday 26 May

Trading updates: Kingfisher (KGF), Ted Baker (TED)

Interims: AJ Bell (AJB), Integrafin Holdings (IHP)

Finals: Auto Trader Group (AUTO), Caledonia Investments (CLDN), Edinburgh Investment Trust (EDIN),  Intermediate Capital (ICP), Johnson Matthey (JMAT), LondonMetric Property (LMP), PayPoint (PAY), United Utilities (UU.)

AGMs: Albion Technology & General VCT (AATG), Aminex (AEX), Bank Of Ireland (BIRG), Belvoir (BLV), BMO Private Equity Trust (BPET), Boot (Henry) (BOOT), Central Asia Metals (CAML), Curtis Banks Group (CBP), Diaceutics (DXRX), East Star Resources (EST), Energean (ENOG), Ferrexpo (FXPO), Hochschild Mining (HOC), Jersey Oil & Gas (JOG), Kenmare Resources (KMR), LBG Media (LBG), Legal & General (LGEN), Mobeus Income & Growth VCT (MIX), National World (NWOR), Non-Standard Finance (NSF), Petrofac (PFC), Prudential (PRU), Robinson (RBN), S & U (SUS), Sherborne Investors C (SIGC), Staffline Group (STAF), Strix Group (KETL), Wickes Group (WIX), YU Group (YU.), Zinc Media (ZIN)

Companies paying dividends: AVI Japan Opportunity Trust (0.7p), Bridgepoint (3.6p), ITV (3.3p), London Stock Exchange (70p), Portmeirion (13p)

Friday 27 May

Finals: Volvere (VLE)

AGMs: AG Barr (BAG), Big Technologies (BIG), BMO Commercial Property Trust (BCPT), DeepMatter (DMTR), Destiny Pharma Holdings (DEST), Hostmore (MORE), LSL Property Services (LSL), Old Mutual Limited (OMU), Oxford Biomedica (OXB), Spectris (SXS), The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG), Triple Point Social Housing REIT (SOHO)

Companies paying dividends: Atrato Onsite Energy (1.76p), Centaur Media (0.5p), Clarkson (57p), CQS New City High Yield (1p), Dunedin Income Growth (3.9p), Fevertree (10.47p), Fresnillo (18.3p), Harworth Group (0.845p), Headlam (17.7p special, 8.6p final), Henderson Far East Income Trust (5.9p), Mobius Investment Trust (0.35p), Octopus AIM VCT 2 (2.1p), Quixant (2.4p), Rightmove (4.8p), Schroder Asian TR (8.5p), St James’s Place Capital (40.4p), Stelrad (0.96p), The Property Franchise (7.8p), Tyman (8.9p) 

Companies going ex-dividend on 26 May

CompanyDividend (p)Pay date
Advanced Medical Solutions Grp Ord 10p1.3717-Jun-22
Alfa Financial Software Holdings1.124-Jun-22
Andrews Sykes Ord 20p12.517-Jun-22
Atlantis Japan Growth Fund $0.012.8830-Jun-22
Balfour Beatty Ord 50p606-Jul-22
BlackRock World Mining Trust5.530-Jun-22
Burford Capital4.80717-Jun-22
Cardiff Property Ord 20p5.530-Jun-22
Cerillion2.617-Jun-22
Ecofin US Renewables Infrastructure Trus1.0710-Jun-22
Intertek Group Ord 1p71.617-Jun-22
JPMorgan Global Growth & Income4.2401-Jul-22
Keywords Studios1.4517-Jun-22
Mincon Group0.76617-Jun-22
Northbridge Industrial Services Ord 10p116-Jun-22
Seplat Energy1.8726-Jul-22
TI Fluid Systems1.22223-Jun-22
Titon Holdings Ord 10p1.501-Jul-22
Victrex Ord 1p13.4229-Jun-22
Whitbread Holdings Ord 76 122/153p34.701-Jul-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.