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Share Price: 70.94Bid: 70.85Ask: 70.89Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Lloyds Grp.
Spread: 0.04Spread as %: 0.06%Open: 72.54High: 72.98Low: 70.59Yesterday’s Close: 70.94


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meerkat.com
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RE: meerkat
27 Mar '14
Why did they agree it at an AGM...... there are minutes approving a buy back

They buy back shares ....less in circulation.... Gov holding increases in value

Then the balance to Joe public

Would be interested in your views please

These are my thoughts but would welcome yours or anyone else who would like to have a guess

2014 TYOTH

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annie1
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meerkat
27 Mar '14
why do you thing lloy will spend money on buy back rather than put more into a divi
meerkat.com
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RE: Meerkat.com
27 Mar '14
Good morning Bertram

Antonio is a man who likes tradition
My view is we will see a dividend paid on October 1st 2014

The divi will be small but it will cost £770 millions
There will be a buy back of £3Billion
And I will continue to drink Yorkshire tea

If all this comes to pass
We will see a nice increase in the sp
The moaners will be quiet about the dividend and our pals in Westminster will be happy too
The share sale to Joe public will be a success and bob is your uncle and fanny is your aunt ...Job done

But it is only my guess work

2014 TYOTH

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Asperger1
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FLB3 CET1 v Divi
27 Mar '14
00:27:29 - Finally on the Group’s capital position. As you know, we’ve made significant progress in 2013. Our core tier 1 ratio under prevailing rules now stands at 14 per cent, while our fully loaded CET1 ratio is now 10.3 per cent, up 2.2 percentage points in the year. This progress has been achieved in spite of additional legacy costs and adverse pension fund movements. These negatives were more than offset by strong capital generation in the core business, management actions including the sale of SJP and SWIP, the up streaming of £2.2 billion of capital from Insurance, and £2.6 billion from our capital accretive non-core reductions. Going forward we will continue to be strongly capital generative and, prior to any dividends, we expect to generate fully loaded CET1 capital of around 2.5 percentage points over the next two years, and thereafter 1.5 - 2 percentage points per annum.. That concludes my review and I would now like to hand over to Mark.
http://webcasts.lloydsbankinggroup.com/results/2013prelims/webcast.asp

I think this must be what finch are refering to - is so, I'm not sure George means that there will be no divi for 2 yrs, just that 'if there was no divi' he would expect 2.5% points over the next 2 yrs, but then WTFDIK, DYOR
annie1
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sp
27 Mar '14
all going to depend on antonio's next news. Will it confirm a divi payout this year or will there be some nasty suprises again. My take is the news will be positive, otherwise the gov will struggle to sell off anymore shares this year.
bertram
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Meerkat.com
27 Mar '14
You have good taste- Yorkshire tea. Does WL still trundle round with tea trolley now and again? Would be interested to hear your thoughts on Dividends as 2015-16 is now being banded about. I`m just about managing to keep my patience in check with this share and am about ready to dismount. Been in profit for a while now but see stagnation of SP continuing.
On a lighter note there's another Taylors quite popular in Yorkshire- Timmy Taylors. If its kept well pure nectar.
TC and GL
bigt
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divi
27 Mar '14
anything to do with HMG its the same old story mushrooms springs to mind.
annie1
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robert peston
27 Mar '14
This was a tweet he sent on the 26th March -"very striking that treasury only got 0.5p per share more for lloyds shares overnight than in September. Investors see lloyds recovery as stalled."-
Says it all really.
DD42
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Re Share Buy Back
27 Mar '14
A share buy back would be immensely expensive for Lloyds to make a significant difference. Most of the share dilution resulted from HMG’s recapitalisation in 2008 and who still hold around £13 billions worth (24.9% of issued shares). Would suspect the priority for Lloyds is to ensure they meet capital adequacy requirements and then get dividends paying again.

Although I’m not familiar with the process, I suspect there is a small buy back every year to help fund the various Stock Options and SAYE schemes to hold shares at the Option price rather than the market price when the options mature
Asperger1
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From the horses mouth
27 Mar '14
Re dividends -
Answer: António Horta-Osório - I will ask George as well to comment. But I just want to clarify that we don’t see any delay. I mean, every time I spoke to you here or that I have had investor meetings, both George and I, we have always guided investors to the fact that we were very hopeful that we would be able to pay a dividend for the results of ‘14.

http://webcasts.lloydsbankinggroup.com/results/2013prelims/webcast.asp



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