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Week Ahead: 20 - 24 January

A summary of key company announcements expected in the coming week
Week Ahead: 20 - 24 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 20 January

Trading statements: Audioboom, BHP, Henry Boot

AGM: Catalyst Media, 

Economics: House prices

Companies paying dividends: BlackRock Energy & Resources Income Trust (1p), Petrotal (0.1p)


Tuesday 21 January

Interims: IG, Joules, Sensyne Health

Trading statements: Dixons Carphone, easyJet, Eve Sleep

AGMs: John Lewis of Hungerford, Polo Resources

Economics: Employment figures, Weekly earnings


Wednesday 22 January

Interim: Van Elle

Trading statements: Burberry, Close Brothers, Pets at Home, Sage, WH Smith, William Hill

AGMs: AJ Bell, Topps Tiles, Tracsis

Economics: Public finances

Company paying dividend: AJ Bell (3.33p)


Thursday 23 January

Interims: CPL Resources, Ilika, NCC

Final: Blue Prism

Trading statements: Asos, CMC Markets, Computacenter, Daily Mail & General Trust, Fevertree, Gear4Music, Paypoint

AGMs: Countryside Properties, Equatorial Palm Oil, Hyve, RDI Reit

Economics: CBI reported sales

Company paying dividend: Hibernia Reit (1.5p)


Friday 24 January

Trading statement: Hansard Global

AGMs: Marstons, Nu-Oil and Gas

Economics: Composite PMI, Manufacturing PMI, Services PMI

Companies paying dividends: Auto Trader (2.4p), Cranswick (16.7p), Dixons Carphone (2.25p), Electra Private Equity (31p), FIH (1.8p), JPM Global Emerging Market Income Trust (1p), James Latham (5.5p), Securities Trust of Scotland (1.45p), Shires Income (3p), Standard Life Private Equity (3.2p), Superdry (2p)


Companies going ex-dividend on 23 January

CompanyDividend (p)Payment
Cardiff Property ord 20p12.514 Feb
City Merchants High Yield Trust2.525 Feb
City of London Inv Tst ord 25p4.5528 Feb
Gooch & Housego ord 20p7.228 Feb
Invesco Perpetual Sel Trust UK Eq 1p1.517 Feb
Invesco Perpetual Select Global Equity1.5517 Feb
Manchester & London Inv Tst ord 25p814 Feb
Pennon ord 40.7p13.663 Apr
RWS ord 5p721 Feb
Solid State  ord 5p5.2514 Feb
Stagecoach ord 12/19p3.84 Mar

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 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.