Join our community of smart investors

Week Ahead 9-13 April

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week

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 9 April

Finals: Frenkel Topping, Keywords Studios

AGMs: African Battery Metals, Starcom

Economics: Halifax house prices, BRC like-for-like sales

Companies paying dividends: Adept Telecom (4.25p), Croma Security Solutions (0.6p), Renishaw (14p)

 

Tuesday 10 April

Interim: Nanoco

Finals: Belvoir Lettings, Boku, Card Factory, Hostelworld, Hydrogen, Lidco, MP Evans, Mission Marketing, Property Franchise, Serica Energy

Trading statement: Robert Walters

AGM: Getech

EGM: Plus500

Companies paying dividends: Hansard Global (1.8p), Joules (0.7p)

 

Wednesday 11 April

Interims: Asos, McCarthy & Stone

Finals: Epwin, Ergomed, Shield Therapeutics, Tesco

Trading statements: PageGroup, Vedanta Resources

AGMs: Heavitree Brewery, Rio Tinto

EGMs: Aggregated Micro Power, Hansteen

Economics: Trade figures, Industrial production, Manufacturing output, Construction output, NIESR GDP estimate (March), RICS house prices

Company paying dividend: Haynes Publishing (3.5p)

 

Thursday 12 April

Interim: WH Smith

Finals: Central Asia Metals, Destiny Pharma, Saga

Trading statements: Dunelm, Hays, Man, Quiz

AGMs: McColl’s Retail, Smith & Nephew

Companies paying dividends: Abcam (3.42p), Clinigen (1.76p), Duke Royalty (0.6p), Eco Animal Health (3.2p), GlaxoSmithKline (23p), Hays (1.06p), Regional Reit (2.45p), Revolution Bars (1.65p), Rio Tinto (129.43p), Scottish American Investment (2.825p), Thorpe (FW) (1.4p), Trifast (1.1p), Tristel (1.6p)

 

Friday 13 April

AGM: Low & Bonar

Companies paying dividends: BlackRock North American (2p), Dunelm (7p), Great Portland Estates (special) (93.65p), Maven Income & Growth VCT (7.45p), Maven Income & Growth VCT 3 (5.7p), Maven Income & Growth VCT 4 (8.9p), Maven Income & Growth VCT 5 (3.7p), Palace Capital (4.75p), RM (4.95p), Schroder European Reit (1.66p), Stobart (4.5p), TR European Growth Trust (5p), Utilico Emerging Markets Utilities (1.8p)

 

Companies going ex-dividend on 12 April

Name

Pay date

Rate (p)

Airea

23/05/18

5

Alpha FX

06/05/18

3.4

Artemis Aim VCT

11/05/18

8

BBA Aviation ord 29 16/21p

25/05/18

8.44

Begbies Traynor ord 5p

10/05/18

0.7

Chesnara ord 5p

23/05/18

13.07

Costain ord 50p

18/05/18

9.25

Ebiquity ord 25p

15/05/18

0.71

Equiniti

17/05/18

2.73

Esure ord 0.08333p

25/05/18

9.4

Gresham Technologies

24/05/18

0.5

Henderson Eurotrust ord 5p

27/04/18

8

International Personal Finance ord 10p

11/05/18

7.8

ITV ord 10p

24/05/18

5.28

Johnson Service od 10p

11/05/18

1.9

JPM American IT ord 25p

15/05/18

3.25

JPM US Smaller Co Inv Trust

09/05/18

2.5

Mercantile Investment Trust

09/05/18

21.5

Merlin Entertainment 1p ord

17/05/18

5

Oakley Capital Investments ord 1p

26/04/18

2.25

Octopus Titan VCT

27/04/18

3

Paddy Power Betfair

29/05/18

135

PPHE Hotel

18/05/18

13

Reckitt Benckiser ord 10 10/19p

24/05/18

97.7

Rentokil Initial ord 1p

16/05/18

2.74

Savills ord 5p

14/05/18

10.45

Savills ord 5p

14/05/18

15.1

Scottish Inv Trust ord 25p

11/05/18

5

Smurfit Kappa ord €0.001

11/05/18

57.58

STV

18/05/18

12

Tracsis

27/04/18

0.7

Unite ord 25p

18/05/18

15.4

Vesuvius

25/05/18

12.5

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.

 

IC ONLINE

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.