Week Ahead 

Week Ahead: 24-28 July

Week Ahead: 24-28 July

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 24 July


Interims: Ascential, Dialight, McColl’s Retail, Microgen, Reckitt Benckiser, SThree


Final: Tungsten Corp


Trading statements: Cranswick, Ryanair


AGMs: Active Energy, Connemara Mining, Cranswick, Mx Oil, Paternoster Resources, Petrel Resources, Prime People, Proxama, Solo Oil, Uvenco


EGM: Proxama  


Companies paying dividends: Gabelli Value+ Trust (1.2p), MS International (6.5p), The Mission Marketing (1p)



Tuesday 25 July


Interims:  Croda International, Domino’s Pizza, Fevertree Drinks, Gresham Technologies, Informa, Pentair, Provident Financial, Rathbone Brothers, Segro, Spectris, Tyman, Virgin Money


Finals: Games Workshop, PZ Cussons


Trading statements: Intermediate Capital, Victrex


AGMs: Acal, Big Sofa Technologies, Fuller Smith & Turner, GB Group, Intermediate Capital, Mediclinic, Mytrah Energy, Volex


EGMs: Centaur Media, DS Smith, Safestore Holdings, Surface Transforms


Economics:  CBI business optimism, total orders, selling prices


Companies paying dividends:  Coca-Cola (37.93p), Hargreave Hale VCT2 (4p)



Wednesday 26 July


Interims: CNH Industrial, GlaxoSmithKline, Global Graphics SE, Hammerson, Huntsworth, International Personal Finance, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, GKN, ITV, Jupiter Fund Management, Metrobank, Quartix Holdings, Shawbrook, Staffline, Tarsus, Tullow Oil, Unite


Finals: Joules Group, Van Elle Holdings


Trading statements: 3i, Antofagasta, Brewin Dolphin, Compass Group, Marston’s, Paragon Group of Companies, Sage Group


AGMs: Evgen Pharma, Flybe, FreeAgent Holdings, Graphene Nanochem, Halfords, James Cropper, Mitie, Motorpoint, PayPoint, Polar Capital, Vertu Motors


EGM: Monitise


Economics: BBA house purchase loans, GDP (Q2), Index of services


Companies paying dividends: Cardiff Property (4p), Electrocomponents (7.3p)



Thursday 27 July


Interims: Anglo American, AstraZeneca, Bodycote, British American Tobacco, Burford Capital, Countrywide, Dialog Semiconductor, Foxtons, Impellam, Inchcape, Indivior, Intu Properties, Just Eat, Lancashire Holdings, Lloyds Banking, National Express, Primary Health Properties, RELX, Rentokil Initial, Royal Dutch Shell, Schroders, Smith & Nephew, St James’s Place, Vesuvius, Weir Group


Finals: Angle, Diageo, Renishaw


Trading statements: Britvic, CMC Markets, Daily Mail & General Trust, Hogg Robinson, Kaz Minerals, Ladbrokes Coral Group, Tate & Lyle, Thomas Cook


AGMs: 1Spatial, Aquila Services, Bonmarche Holdings, Caffyns, Charles Stanley, CMC Markets, D4t4 Solutions, Escape Hunt, Hogg Robinson, Immunodiagnostic Systems, Metal Tiger, Norcros, Orogen, Record, Tate & Lyle, Trifast


EGMs: Thor Mining, TP Group


Economics: CBI retailing and total distribution reported sales


Companies paying dividends: Big Yellow (14.1p), Fuller Smith & Turner ‘A’ Ord (11.55p), JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust (1p), Land Securities (11.7p), McKay Securities (6.3p), Netcall (1.05p)



Friday 28 July


Interims: Barclays, Berendsen, Equiniti, Essentra, Holders Technology, IMI, International Consolidated Airlines, Laird, Morgan Advanced Materials, Rightmove, UBM


Trading statements: BT Group, Lonmin


AGMs: Amur Minerals, Bellzone Mining, Boxhill Technologies, Diversified Gas & Oil, Gear4Music, Johnson Matthey, MetalINRG, Red Leopard Holdings, RM2 International, ULS Technology, United Utilities, Vodafone


Economics: GfK consumer confidence (July)


Companies paying dividends: Aberdeen Latin American Income Fund (0.875p), Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust (1.75p), Acal (6.05p), BP Marsh & Partners (3.76p), Biffa (2.4p), Bisichi Mining (3p), Braemar Shipping Services (5p), Character Group (9p), Dunedin Smaller Companies Investment Trust (2.15p), Henderson High Income Trust (2.325p), Lowland Investment (12p), Majestic Wines (3.6p), Marwyn Value Investors (2.064p), Octopus Apollo VCT (1.7p), Pacific Industrial & Logistics (3p), Palace Capital (9.5p), Paragon Group of Companies (4.7p), Prime People (3.25p), Ranger Direct Lending (26.93p), Real Estate Investors (0.75p), Renewi (2.1p), Royal Mail (15.6p), Scottish Investment Trust (5.5p), Shires Income (3.75p), St Mark Homes (5.5p), Telecom Plus (25p), Troy Income & Growth Trust (0.65p), UP Global Sourcing Holdings (1.62p), Vianet (4p)


Companies going ex-dividend on 27 July



Dividend (p)


Bankers Investment Trust Ord 25p


31 Aug

Bilby  Ord 10p


30 Aug

Custodian Reit


31 Aug



7 Sep

Investec Ord 0.2p


14 Aug

Porvair Ord 2p (new Co )


1 Sep

Somero Enterprises


14 Aug

SSE Ord 50p


22 Sep

System1 Group (special)


23 Aug

System1 Group


23 Aug


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 www.investorschronicle.co.uk/shares 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.


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