UK Stocks Pre-Market Update – Hikma, Plus500, THG, Rotork, Aston Martin By Investing.com
By Samuel Indyk
Investing.com – At 07:27 GMT, trading was up 0.1% to 7,442.
In forex markets, trades at 1.3587, trades at 0.8340. The is up 0.2%.
is trading at $ 42,002.
Highlights on today’s calendar include Eurozone, US,.
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (LON 🙂 – Launch of Hikma 503B – a new outsourced sterile preparation company focused on providing high quality, ready-to-administer, injectable drugs tailored to the specific needs of patients in the United States.
Plus500 (LON 🙂 – Fiscal 2021 revenue was approximately $ 718 million, supported by customer revenue. EBITDA is expected to be around $ 387 million for the year and core EPS is expected to be around $ 3.10, both above market expectations. Continue to expect Plus500 to generate sustainable growth over the medium to long term. After the completion of the current share buyback program and the close of the current closed period, a new program will be examined by the Board.
Rotork (LON 🙂 – Appointment of Kiet Huynh, Managing Director of the Water & Power and Chemical, Process & Industrial divisions of the Group, as Managing Director with immediate effect.
Spire Healthcare (LON 🙂 – Reached a tentative agreement to provide support to the NHS and its patients during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While the final details of a new contract have yet to be agreed, it will operate under similar terms to the contract in place from January to March 2021 which was announced on December 21, 2020.
Assura (LON 🙂 – Growing portfolio of 634 properties with a current annualized rent of £ 132.5million. Nine acquisitions made in the third quarter at a total cost of £ 105 million. As of December 31, 2021, net debt stood at £ 957 million with a weighted average interest rate of 2.3%.
Greencoat UK Wind (LON 🙂 – The commissioning of the Windy Rig and Glen Kyllachy wind farms and their subsequent acquisitions have been completed. The addition of Windy Rig and Glen Kyllachy increases Greencoat UK Wind’s net generating capacity to 1,422 MW.
LXi REIT (LON 🙂 – Targets a fully covered annual dividend of 6.3 pence per share for the 12 month period beginning April 1, 2022. Expect to collect 100% of the rent due for the first quarter of 2022.
Aston Martin Lagonda (LON 🙂 – reportedly approached Ford executive Steven Armstrong to assess his interest in becoming CEO.
THG (LON 🙂 – Shared information with the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority on what CEO Matthew Molding described as a “coordinated attack” on its share price.
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