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Rank Group PLC (RNK.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Rank Group Says Ian Burke Does Not Intend To Stand For Re-Election As Chairman At AGM
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 

May 1 (Reuters) - Rank Group PLC ::IAN BURKE HAS NOTIFIED RANK THAT HE DOES NOT INTEND TO STAND FOR RE-ELECTION AS CHAIRMAN AT COMPANY'S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR, CHRIS BELL, IS TO INITIATE A PROCESS TO APPOINT BURKE'S SUCCESSOR.  Full Article

Rank Group Qtrly Total Group Like-For-Like Revenue Flat
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 

May 1 (Reuters) - Rank Group PLC ::TRADING STATEMENT.ANNOUNCES TOTAL GROUP LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE WAS FLAT FOR QUARTER ENDED 31 MARCH 2019.TOTAL REVENUE UP 1% FOR QUARTER TO 31 MARCH.MANAGEMENT'S EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR REMAIN UNCHANGED.  Full Article

Guoco Group Says Rank Group Posted HY Pretax Profit Of 22.8 Mln Pounds
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Guoco Group Ltd <0053.HK>::GUOCO GROUP LTD SAYS RANK GROUP'S HY TOTAL REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS 348.2 MILLION STG VERSUS 354.2 MILLION STG .GUOCO GROUP LTD SAYS RANK GROUP'S HY TOTAL PBT 22.8 MILLION STG VERSUS 32.8 MILLION STG.GUOCO GROUP LTD SAYS RANK GROUP DECLARED INTERIM DIVIDEND OF 2.15P PER SHARE FOR HY.  Full Article

Rank Group's FY Adj Pre-tax Profit Falls 6.3 Pct To 74.3 Mln Pounds
Thursday, 16 Aug 2018 

Aug 16 (Reuters) - Rank Group PLC ::2018/19 GROUP FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IS EXPECTED TO BE IN LINE WITH THE CURRENT CONSENSUS EXPECTATIONS.COMPANY-WIDE TRANSFORMATION PROGRAMME IN DEVELOPMENT PHASE TO IDENTIFY INITIATIVES TO GROW REVENUE & EXTRACT COST SAVINGS.MECCA’S PERFORMANCE ABOVE EXPECTATIONS IN FY, AS A RESULT OF COST CONTROL.A CHALLENGING YEAR FOR GROSVENOR’S CASINOS HIT BY LOW WIN MARGIN, ENHANCED DUE DILIGENCE AND EXTREME WEATHER.GROWTH FROM UK DIGITAL CONTINUES BUT WITH A SLOWDOWN IN H2.FY UK DIGITAL REVENUE 122.5 MLN POUNDS VERSUS 111.5 MLN POUNDS .FY VENUES LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE 618.5 MLN POUNDS VERSUS 643.7 MLN POUNDS .FY GROUP OPERATING PROFIT BEFORE EXCEPTIONAL ITEMS 77 MLN POUNDS VERSUS 83.5 MLN POUNDS .FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX 74.3 MLN POUNDS VERSUS 79.3 MLN POUNDS .NET DEBT 9.3 MLN POUNDS VERSUS 12.4 MLN POUNDS AT END OF FY.TAKING STEPS TO ACCELERATE GROWTH IN DIGITAL BUSINESS, TO DRIVE COST EFFICIENCIES ACROSS BUSINESS.JIM MARSH WILL JOIN THE GROUP ON OCTOBER 1, 2018 TO TAKE UP HIS POSITION AS CHIEF TRANSFORMATION OFFICER .JAMES PIZEY WILL STEP UP AS INTERIM CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER UNTIL CFO'S SUCCESSOR HAS BEEN APPOINTED.TRANSFORMATION PROGRAMME IS EXPECTED TO BE SELF-FUNDING IN THIS FINANCIAL YEAR.TRADING IN 6-WEEK PERIOD TO AUG. 12 HAS BEEN CHALLENGING FOLLOWING UNSEASONAL HOT WEATHER WHICH IMPACTED UK RETAIL BUSINESS.2018/19 CURRENT PLANS INCLUDE REFURBISHMENT OF 3,500 MECCA MAX UNITS.  Full Article

Rank Group H1 Adjusted Profit Before Tax 40.2 Mln Stg Vs 34.5 Mln Stg‍​
Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Rank Group Plc ::H1 ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX AT £40.2 MILLION VERSUS £34.5 MLN‍​.H1 GROUP LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE UP 1 PERCENT AT £378.1 MILLION.H1 DIVIDEND PER SHARE 2.15P VERSUS 2.00P‍​.H1 NET DEBT DECREASED BY £37 MILLION.MANAGEMENT’S EXPECTATIONS FOR THE FULL YEAR UNCHANGED.H1 UK DIGITAL OPERATING PROFIT UP 56 PERCENT AT 11.4 MILLION STG."ALONG WITH MUCH OF THE HIGH STREET, WE HAVE FACED A MORE CHALLENGING RETAIL TRADING ENVIRONMENT IN THE FIRST HALF" - CEO.H1 UK DIGITAL REVENUE AT 16 PERCENT AT 60.6 MILLION STG.  Full Article

Cherry Subsidiary Signs Agreement With Rank Group
Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Cherry Ab (Publ) ::YGGDRASIL CONTINUE TO GROW IN THE UK - SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH RANK GROUP.‍YGGDRASIL GAMING, A CHERRY AB SUBSIDIARY HAS SIGNED AGREEMENT WITH RANK GROUP​.  Full Article

Rank Group says LFL revenue for 16 weeks up by 2 pct​
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 

Oct 19 (Reuters) - Rank Group Plc :‍GROUP LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE FOR 16 WEEKS TO 15 OCTOBER 2017 HAS GROWN BY 2%.​.ON A CHANNEL BASIS, VENUES REVENUE FELL BY 1% AND DIGITAL REVENUE GREW BY 19%. FOR 16 WEEKS TO 15 OCTOBER 2017​.‍MANAGEMENT'S EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR REMAIN UNCHANGED.​.‍MECCA'S VENUES LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE WAS DOWN 2% FOR 16 WEEKS TO 15 OCTOBER 2017​.‍GROSVENOR CASINOS' VENUES LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE WAS DOWN 1% FOR 16 WEEKS TO 15 OCTOBER 2017​.  Full Article

Rank Group says total dividend up by 12 pct
Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 

Aug 17 (Reuters) - RANK GROUP PLC ::TOTAL DIVIDEND UP 12 PERCENT TO 7.3 PENCE PER SHARE."NEW FINANCIAL YEAR HAS STARTED WELL AND BOARD LOOKS TO FUTURE WITH CONFIDENCE".  Full Article

Rank Group says FY like-for-like revenue up 1 pct to 754 mln stg
Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 

Aug 17 (Reuters) - RANK GROUP PLC ::DIVIDEND UP 12% TO 7.30P PER SHARE.FY GROUP LIKE-FOR-LIKE REVENUE AT £754.0M, UP 1 PERCENT.FY UK DIGITAL REVENUE UP 15% WITH PROFIT INCREASING 63%.FY STATUTORY REVENUE FLAT AT £707.2M.FY PROFIT BEFORE TAXATION AFTER EXCEPTIONAL ITEMS DOWN 7 PERCENT AT £79.7M.FY NET DEBT AT £12.4M.FY DIVIDEND PER SHARE AT 7.30P UP 12%.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 1

May 1 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 35 points higher at 7,454 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, while FTSE 100 futures were up 0.52 percent ahead of the cash market open.