IDPickering

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IDPickering posted to the GlaxoSmithKline plc board. 1 hour ago

GSK China Investigation Outcome

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced that the Changsha Intermediate People's Court in Hunan Province, China ruled that GSK China Investment Co. Ltd (GSKCI) has, according to Chinese law, offered money or property to non-government personnel [more]

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IDPickering posted to the Standard Life plc board. 2 hours ago

Scottish referendum result

Update on Scottish referendum result

We fully respect the decision of the Scottish people.



We recognise that further constitutional change is very likely following the clear result of the referendum. We will
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IDPickering posted to the BP plc board. 07:09

Allotments for Scrip Dividend Programme

Second quarter interim dividend for 2014-Allotments for Scrip Dividend Programme


BP p.l.c. confirms the allotment and issue of 85,223,661 ordinary shares of US$0.25 each ('shares') to shareholders who elected to receive ordinary [more]

Wed Sep 17

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:47

DS Smith Plc - Interim Management Statement

Trading



The business has made good progress since the start of the year and performance has been in line with our plans. Like-for-like corrugated box volumes have improved in all our regions, with growth ahead of last year's
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Tue Sep 16

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:15

Re: Friday morning

...but maybe in a longer timeframe.

As all HYPing should be. :-)

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IDPickering posted to the AstraZeneca plc board. 10:11

AZ AND LILLY ALLIANCE TO DEVELOP BACE INHIBITOR

ASTRAZENECA AND LILLY ANNOUNCE ALLIANCE TO DEVELOP AND COMMERCIALISE BACE INHIBITOR AZD3293 FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) today announced an agreement to jointly develop and commercialise AZD3293, [more]

Sun Sep 14

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 08:36

Re: Next move

Hi Dod,

By my reckoning, using your figures above, that's 9.61%, (RBS, DC., & PSN), of your HYP paying you zero dividends. I'm no Doris, so out they'd go I'm afraid. It is an income strategy afterall. :-)

Ian.

Thu Sep 11

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:34

Re: Rethinking the Sturdy Seventeen

Again I find myself wondering if Luni needs his own board - the 'Luni Zone', for all his 'zonal' work.

I have just submitted such a request. Watch this space.

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:59

Re: Rethinking the Sturdy Seventeen

There is a danger with this type of exercise that we can gloss over mistakes that have been made amongst us all.

....My name's Ian, and I used to own LLOY shares. :-/

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IDPickering posted to the Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets plc board. 07:12

Interims

Including this;

Shareholder returns

The dividend is 4.03p (+5%) per share, in line with our commitment of a minimum 5% increase for the full year. Our cash cover is strong and we remain committed to a progressive dividend, moving
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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:10

Morrisons Interims

Financial summary

· Total turnover down 4.9% to £8.5bn (2013/14: £8.9bn)

· Like-for-like sales (ex-fuel/ex-VAT) down 7.4% (2013/14: down 1.6%)

· Underlying profit before tax(1) down 51% to
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IDPickering replied to the Balfour Beatty plc board. 05:47

Re: Contract win

kempiejon,

Thanks for your kind words.

I don't own any BBY incidently, but am interested nonetheless. They've always been one on my watchlist though. I do hold CLLN however.

Ian.

Wed Sep 10

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IDPickering posted to the Balfour Beatty plc board. 07:25

Contract win

Balfour Beatty signs US $116 million contract to construct new educational facility in Denton, Texas

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:24

Greene King (GNK ) IMS

At its AGM today, Greene King will make the following Interim Management Statement for the 18 weeks to 7 September 2014.

CURRENT TRADING

Like-for-like (LFL) sales in Retail were up 0.4% in the first 18 weeks of the year, with
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IDPickering posted to the British Sky Broadcasting plc board. 07:19

SKY PRICES £3.25 BILLION IN BOND FINANCE

SKY PRICES £3.25 BILLION IN BOND FINANCE FOR SKY EUROPE TRANSACTION



British Sky Broadcasting Group plc announced today that it has successfully priced £3.25 billion (equivalent) of Euro and US dollar denominated [more]

Tue Sep 9

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 21:41

Re: HYP Cash Injection

Further to other's suggestion of Pearson (PSON), I recently added British Sky Broadcasting (BSY) to my HYP(ISA), to sit alongside my PSON holdings. A diversification in the media sector IMHO. From digitallook, BSY offer a forward yield of 3.9%, on a [more]

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:32

Re: HYP Cash Injection

Hello EB,

The first choice is should I buy 6 holdings at the current average or three holdings at twice the average - the reason I say this is that my holdings are very small and so I want to get them larger as soon as I have the funds [more]

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IDPickering replied to the Royal Dutch Shell plc board. 10:40

Re: Sterling Divi Rate

I looked on the Shell website for this information on the morning of the day it was supposed to be announced but it wasn't updated (or announced). Thank you for saving me the time of looking again later in the evening when I returned home from [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:22

BP. Sterling Rate

Second quarter interim dividend for 2014 Payments of dividends in sterling

On 29 July 2014, the Directors of BP p.l.c. announced that the interim dividend for the second quarter 2014 would be US$0.0975 per ordinary share (US$0.585 per [more]

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