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Winners and losers among housebuilder, portal and estate agent shares as housing market is defrosted

The housing market is emerging from hibernation but as investors in directly related sectors like housebuilders and estate agents count the cost of lockdown they have seen a significant divergence in share price performance. There are a number of factors behind these disparities. A look at the table of year-to-date performance suggests that financial strength has been a clear dividing line but ...

Directors deals: Quarto, XL Media bosses buy in, Berkeley director’s wife sells

Two company bosses have put a big show of faith in their businesses over the past week after buying big chunks of shares. Chuk Kin Lau, CEO and executive director at coffee table book publisher Quarto (QRT), bought 9.4m shares at 68p each as part of a share offer which aims to reduce the company’s bank debt. Quarto raised £13.9m in total with Lau taking up 42.6%, or £6.39m worth, of the ...

Housebuilder Berkeley tops FTSE 100 leader board as investors welcome £1bn windfall

The prospect of a £1bn windfall for shareholders in housebuilder Berkeley (BKG) got a rousing welcome, advancing the share price 5% to £54.44. That makes the stock the FTSE 100's top riser on Wednesday. The company is nearly doubling the amount of capital it plans to return to investors over the next two years, with £500m coming in March 2020 and a further £500m in March 2021. CLEAR ...

Director deals: Berkeley boss in £50m payday as directors exploit ‘Boris bounce’

The result of the general election saw a big bounce in stock markets last week, and it seems investors weren’t the only ones looking to cash in. A steady stream of directors have sold shares in their companies over the past week, as bosses seemingly give themselves a bumper payday before Christmas. By far the biggest deal comes from FTSE 100 housebuilder Berkeley Group (BKG), whose ...

Market report: Broker support boosts Marks & Spencer, Phoenix rises on ReAssure deal

London’s FTSE firmed 59.1 points to 7,197 as the week drew to a close, with consumer-facing stocks back in fashion. JD Sports Fashion (JD.), Whitbread (WTB), Kingfisher (KGF) and Next (NXT) all featured in the blue chip index’s top 10 risers. Despite ongoing political uncertainty, early indications suggest that Black Friday was good for retailers, implying that consumers might have become ...

Market report: BP lower after lurching into loss, profit warning hurts Hunting

London’s FTSE 100 gave up 26.8 points to trade at 7,304.5 early on Tuesday, dragged lower by supermajor BP (BP.), ongoing domestic election uncertainties as well as a further slowdown in house price growth which weighed on large cap builders Berkeley (BKG), Barratt Developments (BDEV) and Taylor Wimpey (TW.). Oil major BP softened 3.9p to 508.1p after reporting a sharp drop in third quarter ...
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