News Results for Booker Group (BOK)

  • 14 Sep
    07:27
    Booker non-tobacco sales increase by 5.8%

    Booker Group's sales for the 12 weeks to 8 September rose by 1.1% on the corresponding period last year with non-tobacco sales up 5.8%. The group said that both the Catering and Retail sides...

  • 14 Sep
    07:07
    FLASH: Booker sales rise

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  • 05 Jul
    17:00
    Worldpay agrees £9bn takeover by rival Vantiv

    FTSE 100 payments processor Worldpay (WPG) agreed to be taken over by rival Vantiv in a cash and shares deal worth 368p per share at the time of writing. Shares in Worldpay fell 9% to 371.2p to...

  • 05 Jul
    07:17
    Booker like-for-like sales up

    Booker Group's first quarter sales rose by 4.0% on a year ago with like for likes up 4.2%, shareholders at the annual general meeting today will be told. Chief executive Charles Wilson will say:...

  • 05 Jul
    07:07
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 01 Jun
    14:30
    Booker sets date for Q1 trading update

    Booker Group has confirmed that it will announce its first quarter trading update for the 12 weeks to 16 June on Wednesday 5 July. At 2:30pm: (LON:BOK) Booker Group PLC share price was +1.6p at...

  • 18 May
    07:39
    Booker pre-tax profits up 15%

    Booker Group's pre-tax profits rose by 15% to £174.0m in the 52 weeks to 24 March. Sales rose by 6.7% to £5.3bn with non tobacco sales up 8.7% and tobacco sales up 2.4%. Like-for-like sales were...

  • 18 May
    07:18
    FLASH: Booker group sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 30 Mar
    07:29
    Booker like-for-like sales up

    Food wholesaler Booker Group has reported a good fourth quarter with non tobacco sales up by 4.5% with non tobacco like-for-likes up 4.7%. Group tobacco sales declined by 7.9% with tobacco...

  • 30 Mar
    07:05
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 31 Jan
    10:10
    Broker Forecast - S&P Global issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    S&P Global today downgrades its investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) to hold (from strong buy) and left its price target at 215p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 30 Jan
    13:40
    Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    HSBC today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) and raised its price target to 250p (from 220p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 30 Jan
    12:50
    Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Goldman Sachs today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) and set its price target at 213p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 30 Jan
    12:10
    Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Exane BNP Paribas today reaffirms its underperform investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) and raised its price target to 198p (from 170p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 27 Jan
    11:40
    Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) and raised its price target to 225p (from 200p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 27 Jan
    08:55
    FTSE mildly ahead as Tesco flies on merger news

    London stocks got off to a mildly positive start with big gains in grocery giant Tesco helping the top-100 index's buoyancy. Markets are looking ahead to UK Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting...

  • 27 Jan
    07:19
    Tesco to merge with Booker

    Food retailer Tesco announced it will merge with food wholesaler Booker in a recommended shares and cash deal that values the latter company at £3.7bn. Booker scheme shareholders would receive...

  • 27 Jan
    07:10
    FLASH: Tesco and Booker announce cash merger

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 12 Jan
    07:40
    Booker like-for-like sales up

    Food wholesaler Booker Group's total sales rose by 2.9% in the 16 weeks to 30 December with like-for-like sales up by 3.2%. An update says: "Both the Catering and Retail sides of Booker Group made...

  • 12 Jan
    07:07
    Booker group sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 13 Oct
    07:08
    FLASH: Booker Group improves H1 pretax profit

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 16 Sep
    09:10
    Broker Forecast - Beaufort Securities issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Beaufort Securities today downgrades its investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) to hold (from buy). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 15 Sep
    12:23
    Retail data boosts FTSE

    The FTSE 100 recovered from earlier falls as positive retail sales data and expectations the Bank of England will leave interest rates on hold buoyed sentiment. The blue chip index advanced 0.2%...

  • 15 Sep
    09:07
    FTSE dragged lower by Shell

    The FTSE 100 nudged lower to 6,667 as oil and mining stocks, including both Royal Dutch Shell A (RDSA) and B (RDSB) stocks, were pulled lower by over 1%. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil...

  • 15 Sep
    07:18
    Booker sales rise

    Booker Group, the UK's leading food wholesaler, reports a good second quarter with group sales, including Budgens and Londis, up by 15.2% on a year ago with non tobacco sales up 15.5%. It said...

  • 15 Sep
    07:02
    FLASH: Booker sales rise

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 01 Sep
    09:08
    Booker schedules Q2 update

    Booker Group will announce its quarter two trading update for the 24 weeks to 9 September on 15 September. At 9:08am: (LON:BOK) Booker Group PLC share price was +1.3p at 177.4p Story provided...

  • 27 Jul
    14:00
    Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Barclays Capital today reaffirms its overweight investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) and raised its price target to 216p (from 210p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 07 Jul
    09:16
    Booker resolutions passed at AGM

    Booker has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at the annual general meeting yesterday were passed. At 9:16am: (LON:BOK) Booker Group PLC share price was +0.85p at 167.35p Story provided...

  • 06 Jul
    11:54
    Financials, property, consumer stocks drag FTSE down

    Earlier gains from utility companies SSE, United Utilities and Severn Trent failed to keep the FTSE in the black as UK recession fears took hold. The FTSE 100 dipped 1% to 6482.32 and the FTSE 250...

  • 06 Jul
    07:23
    Booker LFL sales hit by price deflation

    Food wholesaler Booker Group had another solid quarter, shareholder at the annual general meeting today will be told. Chief executive Charles Wilson will say: "Group sales, including Budgens and...

  • 06 Jul
    07:06
    FLASH: Booker sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 27 May
    08:20
    Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    JP Morgan Cazenove today reaffirms its overweight investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) and raised its price target to 215p (from 200p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 19 May
    07:31
    Booker total sales rise

    Food wholesaler Booker's total sales rose by 5% to GBP5.0bn in the 52 weeks to 25 March with non tobacco sales up 6.3% and tobacco sales up 2.2%. Booker like-for-like total sales fell by 1.9%....

  • 19 May
    07:20
    FLASH: Booker sales rise

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 18 May
    14:34
    Booker upgraded by Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs has upgraded its recommendation on Booker Group (LON:BOK) to buy from neutral ahead of the wholesaler's full year results, stating that it sees untapped value in the stock. The City...

  • 18 May
    10:20
    Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Goldman Sachs today upgrades its investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) to buy (from neutral) and raised its price target to 198p (from 171p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 01 Apr
    09:19
    Booker operations director retires

    Booker Group has confirmed that operations director Bryn Satherley will be retiring from the board and as an employee with effect from today, as announced on 3 December. Chief executive Charles...

  • 31 Mar
    07:29
    Booker's sales

    Food wholesaler Booker Group's sales, including Budgens and Londis, rose by 10.6% in the 12 weeks to 25 March on the corresponding period last year. Booker Wholesale with Makro, its cash and carry...

  • 31 Mar
    07:04
    FLASH: Booker group sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 23 Mar
    15:36
    Booker schedules Q4 update

    Booker Group will announce its fourth quarter trading Update for the 12 weeks to 25 March on 31 March. At 3:36pm: (LON:BOK) Booker Group PLC share price was -0.65p at 165.45p Story provided by...

  • 17 Feb
    14:59
    Booker downgraded by Exane

    Exane BNP Paribas has downgraded Booker (LON:BOK) to neutral from outperform, which it said was due to tougher trading conditions generating risks to consensus forecasts. The broker said: "Booker...

  • 17 Feb
    10:40
    Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Exane BNP Paribas today downgrades its investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) to neutral (from outperform) and set its price target at 165p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 08 Feb
    14:50
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Gary Hughes, Non Executive Director, bought 20,000 shares in the company on the 8th February 2016 at a price of 168.30p. The Director now holds 40,000 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in...

  • 26 Jan
    15:30
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Karen Jones, Director, bought 6,740 shares in the company on the 26th January 2016 at a price of 154.47p. The Director now holds 160,901 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director...

  • 26 Jan
    15:30
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Gary Hughes, Non Executive Director, bought 20,000 shares in the company on the 26th January 2016 at a price of 154.58p. The Director now holds 20,000 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in...

  • 14 Jan
    07:41
    Booker group sales up

    Food wholesaler Booker Group saw group sales, including Budgens and Londis, rise by 10.5% in the 16 weeks to 1 January. The group said Booker Wholesale with Makro, the cash and carry division, had...

  • 14 Jan
    07:12
    FLASH: Booker group sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 12 Jan
    14:00
    Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Citigroup today downgrades its investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) to neutral (from buy) and cut its price target to 170p (from 214p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 08 Dec
    10:00
    Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Booker Group PLC

    Barclays Capital today reaffirms its overweight investment rating on Booker Group PLC (LON:BOK) and raised its price target to 210p (from 187p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 15 Oct
    07:25
    Booker's profit

    Food wholesaler Booker Group posted pretax profits of £74.1m for the 24 weeks to Sept. 11, up 10% on last time. Total sales fell by 1.0% to £2.2bn, but like-for-like non-tobacco sales were up...

  • 15 Oct
    07:18
    FLASH: Booker pre-tax profits up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 14 Sep
    13:53
    Booker completes Musgrave acquisition

    Booker Group has completed its acquisition of Musgrave Retail Partners GB Limited, which comprises the Londis and Budgens businesses in Great Britain. At 1:53pm: (LON:BOK) Booker Group PLC...

  • 03 Sep
    07:38
    Booker total sales down

    Booker Group's total sales for the 10 weeks to the 28 August were down 2.0% due to ban on small stores displaying tobacco products. Non-tobacco like-for-like sales were up 0.5% in the period....

  • 08 Jul
    15:30
    Booker resolutions passed at AGM

    Booker Group has confirmed that all resolutions proposed at its annual general meeting today were passed. At 3:30pm: (LON:BOK) Booker Group PLC share price was -3.15p at 163.15p Story provided...

  • 08 Jul
    07:27
    Booker's sales

    Food wholesaler Booker Group had a solid first quarter with total group sales up 0.2% and non tobacco like-for-likes (including Makro) up 1.0%. shareholders at today's annual general meeting will...

  • 08 Jul
    07:06
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 17 Jun
    08:55
    Gilliland to be next Booker chairman

    Booker has appointed Stewart Gilliland as non-executive chairman. He will succeed Richard Rose who, as previously announced, is stepping down at the conclusion of the annual general meeting on 8...

  • 04 Jun
    17:05
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Richard Rose, Chairman, sold 900,000 shares in the company on the 4th June 2015 at a price of 170.00p. The Director now holds 10,282 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue. Story...

  • 21 May
    07:30
    Booker to acquire Londis and Budgens

    Food wholesaler Booker has agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Musgrave Retail Partners GB Limited which comprises the Londis and Budgens businesses in Great Britain for £40m....

  • 21 May
    07:25
    FLASH: Booker to acquire Londis and Budgens

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 21 May
    07:14
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 02 Apr
    07:23
    Booker like-for-like sales up

    Food wholesaler Booker Group's total sales in the 12 weeks to 27 March, including Makro, rose by 1.0% on a year ago. Booker like-for-like total sales (excluding Makro) were 1.7% higher with non...

  • 02 Apr
    07:06
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 26 Mar
    15:57
    Booker downgraded by Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs has downgraded its investment rating on food wholesaler Booker (LON:BOK) to 'neutral' from 'buy' which it said was after revising its estimates to reflect current and longer term...

  • 15 Jan
    07:30
    Booker makes progress in challenging market

    Booker Group, the UK's leading food wholesaler, says the outlook for profits and net cash for the year remains in line with expectations. Total sales in the 16 weeks, including Makro, rose by...

  • 15 Jan
    07:10
    FLASH: Booker on track

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 20 Nov
    15:40
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Mark Aylwin, Executive Director, sold 6,358 shares in the company on the 20th November 2014 at a price of 54.50p. The Director now holds 606,358 shares. NOTE: SAYE scheme Story provided by...

  • 10 Nov
    16:50
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Karen Jones, Non Executive Director, bought 3,919 shares in the company on the 7th November 2014 at a price of 142.00p. The Director now holds 126,419 shares. Story provided by...

  • 24 Oct
    08:26
    Booker to host investor event

    Booker is hosting an institutional investor and analyst event in Enfield today. A presentation will be given by the Booker senior management based on the interim results presentation given on 16...

  • 16 Oct
    07:57
    Booker like-for-like sales rise

    Leading food wholesaler Booker Group reports half year profit before tax (and prior year exceptional items) of £67.4m - up 16.0%. Sales for the 24 week period to 12 September were £2.3bn, an...

  • 16 Oct
    07:09
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales rise

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 18 Sep
    07:47
    Booker on track as like-for-like sales rise

    Leading food wholesaler Booker's total sales in the 12 weeks to 12 September, including Makro, rose by 0.1% on the corresponding period last year. Booker like-for-likes (excluding Makro) were...

  • 18 Sep
    07:13
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 03 Sep
    08:22
    Metro AG sells stake in Booker

    Metro AG has sold its 9% stake in Booker Group - a total of 156,621,525 ordinary shares - for £196m, gross. Metro AG became significant indirect shareholder in 2012 following Booker's acquisition...

  • 09 Jul
    07:52
    Booker sales rise

    Leading food wholesaler Booker Group's total sales, including Makro, were up 3.8% in the 12 weeks to 20 June, shareholders at the annual general meeting later today will be told. Chief executive...

  • 09 Jul
    07:13
    FLASH: Booker sales rise

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 22 May
    08:25
    Booker sales and profits rise

    Food wholesaler Booker Group's total slaes rose by 17.3% to £4.7bn in the 52 weeks to 28 March. Booker like-for-like sales (excluding Makro) were up 2.1%. Non tobacco sales rose by 4.4% and...

  • 22 May
    07:29
    FLASH: Booker pre-tax profits up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 03 Apr
    07:20
    Booker sales grow

    Food wholesaler Booker Group said today that total sales in the twelve weeks to end-March, including Makro, rose by 16.3% on the prior year period. Booker like-for-like total sales (excluding...

  • 03 Apr
    07:10
    FLASH: Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 16 Jan
    08:30
    Booker like-for-like sales up

    Like-for-like sales at UK food wholesaler Booker Group rose by 2% in the 16 weeks to 3 January. LKL tobacco sales fell by 1.7% but LKL non-tobacco sales were up 4.1%. Total sales in the 16 weeks,...

  • 16 Jan
    07:16
    FLASH: Booker total sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 17 Oct
    09:24
    Booker grants over 1.58m options

    Booker Group has granted options over 1,585,046 ordinary shares under its 2008 performance share plan. Group finance director Jonathan Prentis was granted 376,310 options; Brooker Direct managing...

  • 17 Oct
    07:29
    Booker cashback

    Cash and carry group Booker reported sales of £2.2bn for the first 24 weeks, up 16.5% on the prior year. Booker plans a special cash return of £60m. · Booker like-for-like sales +2.3%,...

  • 17 Oct
    07:20
    FLASH: Booker sales up 16.5%

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 19 Sep
    07:21
    Booker sales jump

    Food wholesaler Booker Group said total sales in the 12 weeks to 13th September, including Makro, rose by 19.3% on the same period last year. Booker like-for-likes (excluding Makro) were 3.5%...

  • 19 Sep
    07:12
    FLASH: Booker sales rise

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 05 Sep
    07:22
    Booker schedules interims

    Booker Group will announce interim results for the 24 weeks to 13 September on 17 October. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 10 Jul
    08:37
    Booker total sales up 13.6%

    Food wholesaler Booker continues to make good progress with total sales - including Makro - up 13.6% in the 12 weeks to 21 June, shareholders at the annual general meeting later today (10 July)...

  • 10 Jul
    07:18
    FLASH: Booker total sales up 13.6%

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 29 May
    16:50
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Mark Aylwin, Executive Director, exercised 1,000,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2013 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 2,100,000 shares. Story provided by...

  • 29 May
    16:50
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Mark Aylwin, Executive Director, sold post-exercise 1,500,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2013 at a price of 130.00p. The Director now holds 600,000 shares. Story provided by...

  • 29 May
    16:50
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Bryn Satherley, Executive Director, sold 1,200,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2013 at a price of 130.00p. The Director now holds 7,163,486 shares. Story provided by...

  • 29 May
    15:55
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Jonathan Prentis, Financial Director, exercised 1,400,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2013 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 11,813,807 shares. Story provided by...

  • 29 May
    15:55
    Director Deals - Booker Group PLC (BOK)

    Jonathan Prentis, Financial Director, sold post-exercise 1,400,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2013 at a price of 130.00p. The Director now holds 10,413,807 shares. Story provided by...

  • 23 May
    08:18
    Booker like-for-like sales up

    Food wholesaler Booker's like-for-like sales rose by 3.3% in the 52 weeks to 29 March. The group points out that 2012-13 was a 52 week reporting period while 2011-12 was a 53 week reporting...

  • 23 May
    07:06
    Booker like-for-like sales up

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 19 Apr
    08:43
    CC clears Booker's acquisition of Makro

    Booker's completed acquisition of Makro Holding has been unconditionally cleared by the Competition Commission in its final report. At 8:43am: (LON:BOK) share price was -0.4p at 116.8p Story...

  • 19 Apr
    07:21
    FLASH: CC clears Booker's acquisition of Makro

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

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