The Week Ahead: Banks, power giants, consumer goods groups and more jostle for attention
Monday 28 July 2014
It’s a packed week for corporate news, with banks, power giants, consumer goods groups and more jostling for attention.
The deluge of figures kicks off today with full-year numbers from the microwave technology group Filtronic, and updates from insurer Hiscox, JKX Oil & Gas, publisher Trinity Mirror and XP Power.
The Durex-to-Cillit Bang group Reckitt Benckiser is due to publish second- quarter sales figures, while Aberdeen Asset Management, Cranswick, Great Portland Estates, National Grid and Petra Diamonds will alsodiscuss trading.
PZ Cussons, the group behind Original Source shower gel, releases its full-year figures tomorrow, when there will also be news from Circassia Pharmaceuticals, Domino’s Pizza, Drax, GKN, Jardine Lloyd Thompson, Pace, St James’s Place, Tullett Prebon and Tyman.
BP discusses its second- quarter performance, and Acal, APR Energy, Carpetright, Greencore, Next and Titon Holdings will all also put out statements.
Wednesday brings updates from 3i, Atkins, British American Tobacco, Compass, Diploma, Foxtons, Greggs, International Personal Finance, ITV, Jupiter Fund Management, Mecom, Moneysupermarket.com, National Express, Rightmove, Segro, Shire, Tarsus, Taylor Wimpey, Travis Perkins, Tullow Oil and Victrex. Miners Antofagasta and Vedanta have production figures.
Barclays is due to give a management statement on Wednesday, followed a day later by Lloyds.
Thursday sees finals from drinks giant Diageo, and updates from AstraZeneca, BAE, BG Group, Centrica, Countrywide, Investec, Inchcape, Intu Properties, Merlin Entertainments, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Rolls-Royce, Schroders, Thomas Cook, Weir and Xchanging. BT has its first-quarter results, while Colt has second- quarter figures.
On Friday there will be interim statements from Direct Line, IMI, Man Group, Rentokil Initial, Rexam, Robert Walters, Smith & Nephew, UBM and William Hill.
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