HomeServe PLC (HSV.L)
* Group is trading in line with our expectations and we expect to deliver good growth in 2016.
LONDON, May 19 - Britain's Homeserve has opted to return additional cash to shareholders by announcing a special dividend payment of 97 million pounds ($152 million), but Chief Executive Richard Harpin said he had money left for more acquisitions this year.
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LONDON, May 19 - British repair and insurance company Homeserve will pay shareholders a special dividend on top of a rise in payouts for its financial year, after it posted a 1.5 percent rise in core earnings on the back of signing more customers mainly in the United States.
* Trading across group in final important quarter of year has been good, with retention and marketing activities performing well.