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Grafton Group PLC (GFTU_u.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Grafton Group CEO says under no pressure to make acquisitions
Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Grafton Group PLC ::GRAFTON GROUP CEO SAYS HOPEFUL FOR SENSIBLE BREXIT OUTCOME THAT BUSINESS CAN WORK WITH.GRAFTON GROUP CEO SAYS COMPANY IS ACQUISITIVE BUT BALANCE SHEET IS IN GOOD SHAPE SO NO PRESSURE.GRAFTON GROUP CEO SAYS WILL ONLY BUY RIGHT BUSINESS WITH RIGHT MANAGEMENT AT RIGHT PRICE.  Full Article

Grafton Group's HY Pretax Profit Rises To 87.6 Mln Pounds
Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Grafton Group Plc ::HY REVENUE UP 9 PCT TO 1.45 BILLION POUNDS - 8 PCT INCREASE IN CONSTANT CURRENCY.INTERIM DIVIDEND HAS BEEN INCREASED BY 14.3 PERCENT TO 6.00 PENCE FROM 5.25 PENCE.OVERALL CONDITIONS IN UK MERCHANTING MARKET ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN RELATIVELY FLAT.OUTLOOK FOR IRELAND REMAINS POSITIVE WITH RELATIVELY STRONG GROWTH FORECAST FOR YEAR SUPPORTED BY INCREASED EMPLOYMENT AND EARNINGS.OUTCOME FOR HALF YEAR LEAVES GROUP WELL PLACED TO MEET CO'S EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.HY ADJUSTED OPERATING PROFIT OF 92.5 MILLION POUNDS VS 79.1 MILLION POUNDS.HY PROFIT BEFORE TAX 87.6 MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 74.1 MILLION POUNDS.  Full Article

Grafton Group ‍2017 group revenue rose by 8.8 pct to 2.7 bln pounds
Thursday, 11 Jan 2018 

Jan 11 (Reuters) - Grafton Group Plc ::‍2017 GROUP REVENUE INCREASED BY 8.8 PER CENT TO £2.7 BILLION​.2017 GROWTH IN CONSTANT CURRENCY WAS 6.8 PERCENT AND AVERAGE DAILY LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE INCREASED BY 5.7 PERCENT​.  Full Article

Grafton says ‍group revenue for ten months to Oct 31 was 2.30 bln pounds​
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - GRAFTON GROUP PLC ::‍GROUP REVENUE FOR TEN MONTHS TO OCT 31 WAS £2.30 BILLION, UP 9.1 PERCENT ON REVENUE OF £2.11 BILLION IN CORRESPONDING PERIOD IN 2016​.  Full Article

Ex-divs to take 0.6 points off FTSE 100 on Aug 30

LONDON, Aug 27 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 0.58 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT (pence) Intercontinental