Admiral Group PLC (ADML.L)
17 Aug 2018
LONDON Amazon.com Inc is sounding out some of Europe's top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in what would be a major foray by the U.S. online retail giant into the region's financial services.
* Admiral, Hikma results in focus (Recasts, adds quote and detail, updates prices at close)
Aug 15 British insurer Admiral posted better-than-expected pretax profit on Wednesday, as it sold more insurance products and added customers, sending its shares up more than 5 percent.
British insurer Admiral posted better-than-expected pretax profit on Wednesday, as it sold more insurance products and added customers, sending its shares up more than 5 percent.
LONDON, Aug 15 The UK's top share index steadied on Wednesday as a fall across mining stocks capped results-driven gains, with GlaxoSmithKline a standout riser after the result of a clinical trial boosted hopes for its HIV business.
Aug 15 Admiral posted a 9 percent rise in first-half pre-tax profit on Wednesday, helped by demand for its insurance products.
* Total dividend, including special dividend, of 114 pence (Recasts, adds detail, analyst, share price, CFO comment)
LONDON, Feb 28 British motor insurer Admiral posted an above-forecast 2017 pre-tax profit of 405 million pounds ($562.95 million), a rise of 43 percent from a year earlier helped by higher premiums and reserve releases, and announced a special dividend on Wednesday.
* REG-ADMIRAL GROUP PLC ANNOUNCES A RECORD GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX OF £405 MILLION FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2017