Greggs PLC (GRG.L)
20 May 2019
Tue, May 14 2019
* Total sales for 19-wk period rose 15.1% (Adds analyst comment, background, shares)
May 14 Britain's FTSE 100 bounced back as investors returned to equities after U.S. President Donald Trump backed trade discussions with China to be successful, while baker Greggs hit a life-high on brighter 2019 prospects.
May 14 British baker Greggs on Tuesday said it sees sales and profit for 2019 materially higher than its earlier expectations, as its vegan sausage rolls continue to be a big hit with consumers.
* Shares up 41 percent so far this year (Adds detail, analyst comment, shares)
LONDON, March 7 British baker and takeaway food group Greggs reported a 10 percent rise in 2018 profit and said it had made a "very strong" start to its new financial year.
* Shares jump as much as 11 percent to record high (Adds details on vegan trend, analyst comments, shares)
Feb 19 Sales of a new vegan sausage roll drove a 14 percent rise in sales for British high street baker Greggs in the first seven weeks of 2019 and prompted the company to promise underlying pretax profit ahead of previous expectations.
** British baker Greggs shares up >5 pct to a record high; among top gainers on FTSE Mid 250 index
LONDON, Jan 9 British baker Greggs nudged up its 2018 profit forecast to at least 88 million pounds ($112 million) after demand for its festive bakes, mince pies, hot drinks and breakfast items led to a "very strong" finish to the year.
LONDON, Jan 9 British baker Greggs nudged up its 2018 profit forecast to at least 88 million pounds ($112 million) after a "very strong" finish to the year driven by demand for its festive bakes, mince pies, hot drinks and breakfast items.