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Share Price: 325.30
Bid: 325.30
Ask: 325.60
Change: 15.00 (4.83%)
Spread: 0.30 (0.09%)
Open: 307.60
High: 337.60
Low: 307.60
Yest. Close: 310.30
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London open: ITV takes a tumble

The Footsie has opened up lower, with ITV providing a drag, taking a tumble in early trading. Despite a strong first start to the year, terrestrial broadcaster ITV has warned that it is facing tougher comparatives in the current quarter, meaning that the firm could underperform the market in the fi

11 May 11 08:29

Wood Group on track

International energy services company Wood Group is on track to meet full year expectations, after seeing good growth in the first four months of 2011. In the Engineering division, the group is seeing increased volumes in its upstream projects, though some projects continue to experience delays.

11 May 11 07:00

Wood Group in Saudi joint venture

Wood Group subsidiary Mustang Al-Hejailan Engineering is to merge with two Saudi-Arabian engineering businesses to form Mustang Al-Hejailan Dar PI (MHDP). The Wood Group subsidiary will be the major shareholder in the new venture. The junior partners are Dar E&C and PI-Consult, both of which are lo

30 Mar 11 07:04

Sector movers: AMEC among oil services stocks making gains

There are no sectors in the red as of Thursday afternoon, as London attempts to regain recent losses almost a week after the earthquake in Japan sent markets across the globe reeling. The oil equipment, services and distribution sector is higher with Infrastrata and Wood Group among those making ga

17 Mar 11 15:44

ITV returns to Footsie

ITV is returning to the FTSE 100 index in the latest quarterly changes. The television broadcaster was dropped from the FTSE 100 in September 2008 has risen by more than 75% over the past year and it promises to pay an interim dividend this year. ITV's underlying profit almost trebled to £321m i

9 Mar 11 19:34

Wood Group wins Saudi contract

A consortium led by Wood Group subsidiary Mustang Al-Hejailan Engineering has been awarded a general engineering services contract by Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's national oil company. The oilfield services support company said the contract runs for five years, with an optional three-year extension

3 Mar 11 08:06

Tuesday tips round-up: Mondi, Helphire, Lancashire

Mondi is one of those perennial biggest companies that rarely makes the headlines, but that may be about to change. The papermaker, which is listed in Britain and in Johannesburg, sits just outside the FTSE 100, but a whacking 111% increase in its full-year dividend to 20 cents yesterday and a renew

22 Feb 11 06:57

Wood Group hands out more cash

More cash is heading the way of Wood Group shareholders after the oil services specialist upped its dividend last year by 10% despite profits falling slightly. Wood has already promised to return at least $1.7bn, or about 195p per share, after the sale of its well support operations to General Elec

21 Feb 11 07:31

Tuesday tips round-up: John Wood, Kazakhmys, Harvey Nash...

There can be few cavils over the price that the board of John Wood Group has raised from the sale of its well support division. A net $2.6bn after tax, fees and expenses was significantly higher than the market had been expecting. Once the sale is completed and cash returned to shareholders, the sh

15 Feb 11 06:45

London close: Flat finish for FTSE 100

The top share index finished flat after a sluggish day's trading. Takeover talk pushed the price of engineering stalwarts Weir Group and Invensys higher, with engineering colossus Siemens said to have cash burning a hole in its pocket. The German company's chief financial officer, Joe Kaeser, sai

14 Feb 11 16:42

FTSE 250 movers: Oil groups surge

Oil groups Exillon Energy and Wood Group roared ahead, while sector peer Heritage Oil tops the fallers list. Exillon, the oil producer with assets in northern Russia and West Sibera, said that the estimate of proved (1P) reserves has increased by 40% to 112m barrels, while proved plus probable (2P)

14 Feb 11 16:30

London afternoon: Footsie in red despite miners

Mining stocks are buoyant after China's economy grew 9.8% in the final quarter of 2010, but demand for miners has not prevented the blue-chip index from sliding into the red. Takeover talk is pushing the price of engineering stalwarts Weir Group and Invensys higher, with German engineering colossu

14 Feb 11 14:29

London midday: FTSE 100 turns lower

The top share index is slightly under pressure now though there is some excitement among oil-related stocks in the mid-cap index. Shares in John Wood have roared ahead after the oilfield services group said it is returning money to shareholders, and is to pay out $1.7bn after it agreed to sell it

14 Feb 11 12:13

London open: Egypt gives early boost

The departure of Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak and gains on Asian markets have given Footsie an early lift. Miners are going well after strong trade figures from China. Xstrata and Rio Tinto lead the sector higher. Reports that China's inflation numbers tomorrow may be better than expected has a

14 Feb 11 08:45

London pre-open: Egyptian afterglow still evident

The boost given to stock markets by the departure of Egypt's president Hosni Mubarak is still evident, with London set to open the week on a firm footing. City traders expect the FTSE 100 index to open around 20 points higher. Engine maker Rolls-Royce has won a $2.2bn (£1.4bn) contract with Emirate

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