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Ferguson Plc (FERG.L)

FERG.L on London Stock Exchange

5,222.00GBp
23 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

-64.00 (-1.21%)
Prev Close
5,286.00
Open
5,290.00
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5,290.00
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5,190.00
Volume
463,721
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807,587
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5,722.00
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4,427.00

Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Ferguson Issues Statement On Impact of US Tax Reform Legislation
Monday, 15 Jan 2018 

Jan 15 (Reuters) - Ferguson Plc ::‍NOTES ENACTMENT OF TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT IN US​.GIVES RISE TO BENEFICIAL IMPACT ON GROUP'S AFTER TAX EARNINGS, PRINCIPALLY DUE TO REDUCTION OF US FEDERAL CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATE, EFFECTIVE JAN 1​.‍ESTIMATE GROUP EFFECTIVE TAX RATE OF APPROXIMATELY 25% FOR CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR ENDING 31 JULY 2018, A REDUCTION FROM PREVIOUS GUIDANCE OF 28%​.‍ON AN ONGOING BASIS WE EXPECT GROUP'S EFFECTIVE TAX RATE TO BE IN RANGE 21% TO 22%​.  Full Article

Ferguson Plc announces disposal of Stark Group
Friday, 10 Nov 2017 

Nov 10 (Reuters) - FERGUSON PLC ::DISPOSAL OF STARK GROUP.AGREEMENT TO SELL STARK GROUP, ITS NORDICS BUILDING MATERIALS DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS, TO AFFILIATE OF LONE STAR FUNDS, FOR EUR 1,025 MILLION ​.‍EXPECT TRANSACTION TO COMPLETE EARLY IN 2018​.  Full Article

Wolseley to close 80 branches, one distribution centre in UK
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 

Wolseley Plc : Final dividend 66.72 penceper share . Total dividend 100 penceper share . FY revenue 4.2 pct ahead of last year at constant exchange rates, including like-for-like growth of 2.4 pct . Gross margin of 28.3 pct, 0.3 pct ahead of last year . Demand across our markets remains mixed, with some uncertainty in economic outlook . Expect to incur restructuring charges of about 100 mln stg of which 70 mln stg is cash . Closure of around 80 branches and one distribution centre in the UK unit is expected to lead to up to 800 job losses . Like-For-Like revenue growth in new financial year has been 1.5 per cent for group and 4.5 per cent in U.S. . Changes in foreign exchange rates increased revenue by 552 mln stg, trading profit by 46 mln stg and net debt by 149 mln stg . Net debt of 936 mln stg (2015: 805 mln stg) after 538 mln stg of dividends and share buybacks . Record trading profit of 917 mln stg . Demand across our markets remains mixed, with some uncertainty in economic outlook - CEO . Confident that Wolseley will make further progress in year ahead . Are confident that Wolseley will make further progress in year ahead - CEO .Transformation will take two to three years and is expected to generate 25 mln stg to 30 mln stg of annualised cost savings when complete.  Full Article

REFILE-UPDATE 1-British bookmaker William Hill names Roger Devlin as next chairman

Dec 20 British bookmaker William Hill said on Wednesday it named Roger Devlin as its chairman-designate, who will take over from Gareth Davis in April.