Aston Martin Lagonda Shares News & Articles

Aston Martin in reverse as IPO costs tip 'James Bond' car maker into the red

It is fair to say luxury car maker Aston Martin Lagonda (AML) is enduring a bumpy start to life as a public company since its IPO in October 2018. The shares have lost more than 40% of their value on the £19 IPO (initial public offer) price, slumping more than 17% alone today to £11.32. This after maiden full year results show weakening earnings, more Brexit disruption and hefty costs from ...

Market report: Royal Mail set for FTSE 100 exit as markets drift on limited corporate news

All eyes are on Royal Mail (RMG) ahead of the FTSE 100 re-shuffle next Tuesday. With the shares trading down another 2% to 317p on Friday, its current market capitalisation of just over £3.2bn. That puts it in 119th spot in terms of valuation on the UK stock market, well below the 110th place cut-off, meaning it will automatically be ejected from the blue-chip index. This sums up a ...

Market report: Pound slumps, Royal Mail and Aston Martin fail to win over investors

The FTSE 100 and 250 indices head in opposite directions amid panic over Brexit developments. Dominic Raab’s resignation as Brexit Secretary has triggered a sell-off in the pound and hurt the domestically-focused FTSE 250, down 0.7% to 18,772. In contrast, the more internationally-focused FTSE 100 rises 0.5% to 7,069, helped by strength in the mining sector amid hope that trade tensions will ...

Market report: Insurer Hiscox battered by claims, tech guru Micro Focus extends buyback

Markets get off to a slow start on Monday with the FTSE100 losing 0.3% to 7,094 points and US futures down a similar amount after losses in Asia on escalating trade concerns. Shares in insurer Hiscox (HSX) retreat 7% to £15.32 after the company reports third-quarter results which include $125m of provisions for catastrophe losses. It also notes that claims have extended into October. As ...

Aston Martin and Funding Circle endure shaky starts after floating on the stock market

Two very different high-profile IPOs (initial public offerings) in London have experienced similar teething problems after making their stock market debuts. Peer-to-peer (P2P) platform Funding Circle (FCH) saw nearly of a fifth of its value wiped off in conditional trading on 2 October. ‘This is highly unusual, as typically the banks which bring a company to market are able to at least ...

Aston Martin and Funding Circle endure shaky starts after floating on the stock market

Two very different high-profile IPOs (initial public offerings) in London have experienced similar teething problems after making their stock market debuts. Peer-to-peer (P2P) platform Funding Circle (FCH) saw nearly of a fifth of its value wiped off in conditional trading on 2 October. ‘This is highly unusual, as typically the banks which bring a company to market are able to at least ...

Market report: Tesco misses on profit targets, Aston Martin debuts in London share trading

UK supermarket leader Tesco (TSCO) saw pre-tax profits rise 2% to £564m for the half year to 25 August with sales up 12.8% to £28.3bn. But while chief executive Dave Lewis described the performance as a ‘good start to the year’, investors disagree. Shares in the group plunge around 5% to 224.3p in early trade, heading the FTSE 100 loser board. That’s because of the underlying operating ...
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