John Menzies PLC (MNZS.L)
23 Jan 2015
** John Menzies plummet 20.9 pct to feature as second-largest pct loser on LSE after warns FY aviation unit profit will be "materially" below consensus.
* Shares fall 19 pct to lowest in more than 3 yrs (Adds analyst comment, details, share price)
* Menzies Distribution continues to deliver results in line with our expectations
Nov 5 - Scottish firm John Menzies Plc said full-year outturn from its aviation unit would be "materially" below expectations, and the division's managing director, Craig Smyth, would leave immediately.
Sept 5 - Scottish firm John Menzies Plc named former Serco unit head Jeremy Stafford as group chief executive, marking its first hire for the position in over seven years.
Sept 5 - Scottish firm John Menzies Plc said former Serco unit head Jeremy Stafford would become its group chief executive, effective Oct. 2.
* Appointment of Jeremy Stafford as chief executive officer with effect from 2 october 2014 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
(Corrects to add dropped word "Scotland" to the bank's name in paragraph 4; corrects typo in paragraph 6)
Aug 19 - John Menzies Plc reported a 9 percent fall in first-half profit as a strong pound cut earnings at its aviation services unit that earns largely in other currencies.