Gainers & Losers
LONDON, May 23 - Cycles-to-car-parts retailer Halfords has cut its dividend by a third to help fund a multi-million pound investment programme, warning this would keep earnings below last year's level for the next two years.
LONDON, May 23 - Halfords Group PLC : * Shares in Halfords down 16 percent after unveiling dividend cut to fund 3-year sales plan
LONDON, May 22 - British soft drinks maker Britvic announced plans on Wednesday to cut costs and expand in India, hoping to strengthen its position in case regulators reject a proposed merger with rival A.G. Barr or it has to renegotiate a deal.
LONDON, May 21 - Bwin.party has targeted cost savings of 70 million euros ($90 million) this year as it joins other online gambling companies pulling back from markets where regulations are not clear cut.
LONDON, May 21 - Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment PLC : * Shares fall more than five percent after Q1 revenue slides.
LONDON, May 21 - G4S PLC : * Shares rise 3.6 percent, company says CEO Nick Buckles to be replaced by CFO
LONDON, May 20 - Firstgroup PLC : * Shares open 12 percent down after FY profit slump and 615 million STG rights
LONDON, May 17 - Ocado Group PLC : * Shares rise over 30 percent after company seals deal with morrisons
LONDON, May 15 - Lonrho PLC : * Shares open up 87.5 percent after co gets buyout offer
LONDON, May 14 - Betfair Group PLC : * Shares fall 5.1 percent after CVC says will not make offer for it