Barr (A G) Shares News & Articles

Fizzy drinks maker A.G. Barr stuns with profits warning, but investors should not be surprised

Shares in Irn-Bru-to-Rubicon soft drinks maker A.G. Barr (BAG) have crashed on Tuesday after dealing investors a savage full year profit warning. The Glasgow-headquartered company saw its share price plunge 27% to 635p with the market seemingly caught on the hop by recent trading weakness. Yet the earnings alert is not so surprising, as Shares spelled out last month following a June ...

Market report: Next basks in glow of summer sales boom, Card Factory weak, CMC warns

UK fashion retailer Next (NXT) has lifted its full year profit forecast by £10m to £727m after it saying that trading in August was better than expected. Shares in the FTSE 100 high street operator shot to the top of the FTSE 100 leader board in early trade on Tuesday after the company revealed ‘we did not experience any material loss of sales in August or early September.’ The shares ...
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