Additional EU equity stories post the release of the Daily European Equity opening news

Airbus (AIR FP) – Co. confirm that Indigo have ordered 430 A320neo planes from the Co.; the deal originally was said to be worth USD 40bln and the largest in their history. (Newswires) Wizz Air have also ordered 146 A320neos valued at USD 17.2bln. 

Barratt (BDEV LN) - Co. report total forward sales up 8.4% to GBP 2.88bln vs. Prev. 2.65bln, further stating that we remain focused on driving operational improvements through business and we continue to be confident in delivering a good performance in FY18. (Newswires) 

Experian (EXPN LN) - Co. report H1 revenue USD 2.19bln vs. USD 2.09 (Y/Y) , further, H1 pretax profit USD 467mln vs. USD 500mln (Y/Y) . (Newswires) 

Great Portland Estates (GPOR LN) - H1 portfolio valuation up 1.0%. H1 total property return of 2.4% with capitial return of 1.0%, with H1 rental value growth of 0.7% (0.5% offfices, 1.7% rental). Finally total accounting return of 2.6% over 6 months; interim dividend/shr of 4p, up 8.1%. (Newswires) 

Talktalk (TALK LN) - H1 headline revenue -1.8% excluding carrier (H1FY17: -3.4%' H2FY17 - 3.1%). Headline EBITDA (1,2) GBP 95mln, excluding MVNO loss (H1FY17: GBP144mln excluding MVNO loss) and finally, the Co. state that it expects FY18 headline EBITDA to be towards the lower end of its range. (Newswires) 

Tesco (TSCO LN) – The CMA announce that the merger between Tesco Opticians and Vision Express will not be referred to phase 2 and the undertakings which have been signed by Vision Express will come into effect from this date. (Newswires)

Crest Nicholson Holdings (CRST LN) - Co. report overall housing unit completions in 2017 were up by 2.3% at 2,935 homes. Further, FY open-market average selling prices have increased by 5.4% to GBP 391K and finally the Co. state that it anticipates growth in revenues across all tenures and reported sales for year to be 6-7% higher than FY2016. (Newswires) 

 

15 Nov 2017 - 07:01- - Source: Newswires

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