News Results for Stobart Group (STOB)

  • 06 Jun
    10:10
    Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Stobart Group Ltd

    Jefferies International today initiates coverage of Stobart Group Ltd (LON:STOB) with a buy investment rating and price target of 174p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data...

  • 06 Jun
    09:00
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    David Blackwood, Non Executive Director, bought 29,000 shares in the company on the 5th June 2019 at a price of 107.00p. The Director now holds 44,534 shares. Story provided by...

  • 05 Jun
    09:00
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Warwick Brady, Chief Executive Officer, bought 23,000 shares in the company on the 4th June 2019 at a price of 103.45p. The Director now holds 229,705 shares. Story provided by...

  • 05 Jun
    09:00
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Iain Ferguson, Chairman, bought 50,000 shares in the company on the 4th June 2019 at a price of 106.00p. The Director now holds 300,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director...

  • 31 May
    09:00
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Warwick Brady, Chief Executive Officer, bought 50,000 shares in the company on the 30th May 2019 at a price of 125.90p. The Director now holds 256,205 shares. Story provided by...

  • 29 May
    16:45
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    John Coombs, Non Executive Director, bought 25,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2019 at a price of 118.00p. The Director now holds 80,006 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...

  • 29 May
    16:45
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Ginny Pulbrook, Non Executive Director, bought 5,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2019 at a price of 118.40p. The Director now holds 5,000 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in...

  • 29 May
    16:45
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    David Blackwood, Non Executive Director, bought 15,534 shares in the company on the 29th May 2019 at a price of 122.00p. The Director now holds 15,534 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in...

  • 29 May
    16:40
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Warwick Brady, Chief Executive Officer, bought 50,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2019 at a price of 122.00p. The Director now holds 206,205 shares. Story provided by...

  • 29 May
    16:40
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Lewis Girdwood, Executive Director, bought 23,522 shares in the company on the 29th May 2019 at a price of 123.06p. The Director now holds 125,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...

  • 29 May
    16:40
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Nick Dilworth, Executive Director, bought 61,998 shares in the company on the 29th May 2019 at a price of 129.40p. The Director now holds 61,998 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com...

  • 29 May
    16:40
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Iain Ferguson, Chairman, bought 50,000 shares in the company on the 29th May 2019 at a price of 118.26p. The Director now holds 250,000 shares. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Director...

  • 29 May
    16:34
    US Treasuries spike amid flight to safety

    Investors retreated to the apparent safe haven of US Treasuries, with 10-year yields falling to their lowest levels since 2017. This followed a veiled threat by China to limit access to rare...

  • 29 May
    12:05
    China rare earths threat spooks investors

    An apparent threat by China to limit access to rare earth minerals used by global tech companies as part of its trade war with the US continued to dog the FTSE 100. By midday the index was down...

  • 29 May
    08:54
    UK stocks open 0.9% lower as trade tensions simmer

    UK stocks opened lower on Wednesday as ongoing trade tensions between the US and China stoked global growth fears. At 0847, the FTSE 100 was down 65.94 points, or 0.9%, at 7.203.01....

  • 29 May
    07:16
    Stobart swings to annual loss as expenses weigh

    London Southend Airport owner Stobart Group swung to a full-year loss owing to a series of one-off expenses including airline marketing costs, infrastructure write-downs and losses on discontinued...

  • 17 May
    15:22
    Stobart provides update on legal proceedings against former CEO Tinkler

    Southend Airport owner Stobart Group said the UK's High Court has ordered former chief executive Andrew Tinkler to pay 55% of the company's legal costs related to a trial in November. Tinkler has...

  • 15 May
    07:48
    Stobart appoints David Shearer as chairman

    Southend Airport owner Stobart Group said it had appointed David Shearer as its new chairman. Shearer would replace current chairman Iain Ferguson when he stands down at the company's annual...

  • 13 Mar
    15:34
    FTSE steady amid swings in sterling ahead of no deal vote

    The FTSE 100 traded a handful of points higher by midday at 7,173.21 amid continuing volatility in sterling ahead of tonight's vote on a potential no deal Brexit. US futures pointed to a higher...

  • 13 Mar
    07:08
    Stobart cuts dividend to conserve cash for investments

    London Southend Airport owner Stobart Group said it would cut its dividend as it put more cash aside to invest in its business. The company, which is part of a consortium that is acquiring...

  • 22 Feb
    07:32
    Stobart completes sale of aviation assets to Connect Airways

    Stobart Group said it had completed the sale of aviation assets to the Connect Airways consortium, as first announced in January. Stobart is a shareholder in Connect Airways, which also counts...

  • 15 Feb
    13:15
    Stobart wins legal battle with former CEO Andrew Tinkler

    London Southend Airport owner Stobart Group has notched a victory in a legal battle with previous chief executive Andrew Tinkler. The UK High Court ruled that Tinkler had been lawfully dismissed...

  • 12 Feb
    14:40
    Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Stobart Group Ltd

    HSBC today initiates coverage of Stobart Group Ltd (LON:STOB) with a reduce investment rating and price target of 138p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by...

  • 11 Jan
    16:38
    FTSE ends positive weak on downbeat note

    A week of steady progress for global equities ended with a fizzle as the FTSE 100 closed down 0.4% to 6,918.18. Early on the index had been as much as 0.6% higher. Sterling continued to enjoy...

  • 11 Jan
    11:55
    FTSE reverses gains as sterling rises on reports of Brexit delay

    Reports that Brexit will have to be delayed to allow enough time for essential legislation to be passed boosted sterling and helped put pressure on the FTSE 100. Having traded materially higher...

  • 11 Jan
    08:48
    UK stocks open 0.6% higher after dovish Fed comments

    UK stocks open higher on Friday after US Fed chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank would be patient about raising interest rates and investors held onto hopes of a trade-war breakthrough....

  • 11 Jan
    07:13
    Flybe shares plunge after airline backs Stobart, Virgin Atlantic joint bid

    Struggling regional carrier Flybe Group said it had agreed to be taken over for a mere £2.2m by a joint venture comprising Stobart Group, Virgin Atlantic and funds managed by Cyrus Capital...

  • 03 Dec
    16:38
    FTSE's trade-related boost loses some momentum

    The FTSE 100 continued to enjoy gains following a temporary truce in the US-China trade war over the weekend, which could boost growth and support demand for resources. Saudi Arabia and Russia...

  • 03 Dec
    12:05
    Risk on sentiment helps lift FTSE and oil

    The G20 summit had two big bits of positive news for the market at the weekend and that is firing big gains for the FTSE 100 today. By midday the index was up nearly 2% at 7,116.66. Most...

  • 03 Dec
    09:05
    UK stocks open 2.2% higher as US, China declare trade war truce

    UK stocks surged along with other global markets on Monday after the US and China called a minimum 90-day truce in their trade war. At 0857, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 154.15 points, or...

  • 03 Dec
    07:41
    Stobart trims dividend to divert capital to investment opportunities

    London Southend airport owner Stobart Group said it had decided to cut its dividend after conducting a capital review. The fourth quarter dividend would be reduced to 1.5p per share, bringing...

  • 01 Nov
    09:15
    UK stocks slip ahead of BoE interest rate decision

    UK stocks are edging lower on Thursday morning ahead of the Bank of England's interest rate decision later in the session and as dollar-denominated FTSE firms suffered from sterling strength. At...

  • 01 Nov
    08:07
    Stobart Group's Stobart Air seals services deal with BA CityFlyer

    Stobart Group's Stobart Air said on Thursday it had secured a deal to provide BA CityFlyer with new aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance services. The arrangement would see Stobart Air...

  • 24 Oct
    16:50
    FTSE takes advantage of falling pound as concerns over Brexit rise

    Mounting concerns over the impact of a potential 'no-deal' Brexit put pressure on the pound, which provided a much-needed boost for the FTSE 100, up 0.1% at 6,962. European equities fell into the...

  • 24 Oct
    11:54
    FTSE back above 7,000 as no deal Brexit fears put sterling under pressure

    After yesterday's big sell off the FTSE 100 was back on the front foot on Wednesday, gathering strength heading towards midday. The index was up 0.75% to 7,006.56 reflecting weakness in sterling...

  • 24 Oct
    09:00
    UK stocks open 0.5% higher on pound weakness

    UK stocks opened stronger on Wednesday as a weaker pound helped exporters and Asian stocks were buoyed by Chinese stimulus hopes. At 0856, the benchmark FTSE 100 was up 30.75 points, or 0.4%, at...

  • 24 Oct
    07:14
    Stobart slips into the red, but lifts dividend 20%

    London Southend Airport operator Stobart Group swung to a first-half loss after it incurred higher route development and marketing costs. Net losses for the six months through August amounted to...

  • 20 Sep
    11:47
    FTSE rises on strong miners

    Stronger miners pushed the FTSE 100 firmly into positive territory, leaving the blue-chip index 0.2% higher at 7,344 around midday. Fresnillo gained 2.3% to 844.8p and Antofagasta rose 1.1% to...

  • 20 Sep
    09:01
    Miners struggle to offset weak utilities

    The FTSE 100 was looking for direction as stronger miners struggled to offset weakness in the utility sector. The blue-⁠chip index opened only 8.5 points higher at 7,339 around 9am. Brent crude...

  • 20 Sep
    07:11
    Stobart reveals 37% passenger increase at London Southend Airport

    Stobart revealed passenger numbers at London Southend Airport rose 37% in its pre-close trading statement. In its aviation division, Ryanair flights starting in spring 2019 and the easyJet...

  • 09 Jul
    16:49
    FTSE rises on weaker sterling and strong commodity prices

    Sterling weakened on the resignation of UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson after Brexit secretary David Davis' departure as investors worried about a leadership challenge against Theresa May. The...

  • 09 Jul
    11:53
    Mining rally boosts FTSE

    Rising commodity prices sparked a rally in the mining sector, helping to lift the FTSE 100 by 0.4% to 7,647 around midday. Antofagasta (ANTO) added 2.1% to 964p and BHP Billiton (BLT) climbed 1.5%...

  • 09 Jul
    09:00
    UK stocks open 0.4% higher, led by miners

    UK stocks opened stronger on Monday as a weaker US dollar helped boost mining and energy plays. At 0856, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 29.98 points, or 0.4%, at 7.647.68. Antofagasta, BHP...

  • 09 Jul
    07:35
    Stobart dismisses Tinkler again, despite his re-election

    Southend Airport owner Stobart Group confirmed that it had dismissed ex-chief executive Andrew Tinkler from its board, despite Tinker being elected by a majority of shareholders to re-join the...

  • 06 Jul
    16:49
    FTSE rises despite tariff tit for tat

    The FTSE 100 was robust despite a mixed set of US employment figures and tariffs imposed by US on China on each others goods. President Donald Trump has also threatened a significant escalation on...

  • 06 Jul
    11:55
    Lower commodity prices drag FTSE down

    The FTSE 100 dipped 16.5 points lower to 7,586 as miners weakened on lower commodity prices. Brent crude oil slipped 1% to $76.58, while gold and copper prices fell 0.2% apiece. Fresnillo (FRES)...

  • 06 Jul
    08:57
    FTSE opens higher as investors shrug off US-China trade volleys

    UK stocks pushed higher on Friday, as investors shrugged off escalating trade tensions and focused on the potential for more global growth ahead of the release of key US jobs data. At 0853, the...

  • 06 Jul
    07:15
    Stobart 'trading satisfactorily'; eyeing asset sales to support dividend

    London Southend Airport owner Stobart Group said it had started the year 'trading satisfactorily' and would continue to mull asset sales to support its dividend. 'Since stepping into my role last...

  • 25 Jun
    09:02
    UK stocks open down 0.8% as global trade tensions weigh

    UK stocks opened lower on Monday, following Asian markets down, as trade tensions were stoked by news that the US was considering curbing inbound Chinese investment. At 0858, the benchmark FTSE...

  • 25 Jun
    07:21
    Stobart Group sets showdown date for boardroom tussle

    Airport operator Stobart Group said it had issued a notice convening an extraordinary general meeting next month related to an attempt to change its chairman. The meeting would be held on 18 July...

  • 15 Jun
    09:05
    UK stocks open 0.2% lower as trade war fears resurface

    UK stocks opened lower on Friday as investors braced for President Trump to announce new tariffs against China, stoking trade war fears. At 0857, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was down 14.97...

  • 15 Jun
    08:42
    Stobart pleads with shareholders to keep chairman amid former CEO revolut

    Airport operator Stobart Group has written to shareholders urging them to vote for the election of chairman Ian Ferguson, who is being targeted by former chief executive Andrew Tinkler. The...

  • 14 Jun
    16:40
    UK stocks enjoy big gains after ECB meeting

    The FTSE 100 enjoyed strong gains this afternoon as sterling came under pressure and after the European Central Bank said despite ending its quantitative easing programme it would not raise...

  • 13 Jun
    17:08
    FTSE flat ahead of US interest rate meeting

    The FTSE 100 struggled for direction ahead of the US Federal Reserve's latest interest rate meeting. It was a similar scene in the US with the exception of the tech-heavy Nasdaq, up 0.5% at 7,740...

  • 05 Jun
    16:39
    FTSE underperforms thanks to strong pound, US open mixed

    Strong sterling on a better than expected update on the UK services sector saw the FTSE 100 underperform on Tuesday. By the close the index was down 0.7% at 7,686.80. The Government gave the go...

  • 05 Jun
    11:44
    Sterling gains and weak banks put FTSE on the back foot

    The FTSE 100 was firmly in reverse by lunchtime as data on the UK services sector helped push the pound higher and amid weakness in the banking sector. Approaching midday, the index was down 0.6%...

  • 05 Jun
    07:46
    Stobart shareholders vie for Philip Day to be elected chairman

    Infrastructure and support services business Stobart Group said shareholders holding more than 33% of its voting capital had nominated Philip Day to be elected as a director and then chairman of...

  • 10 May
    09:31
    Stobart swings to profit

    Stobart made a profit before tax of £100.6m in the year ended 28 February 2018, compared with a loss of £8m the year before. All the group's operating divisions increasing underlying EBITDA year...

  • 22 Mar
    08:55
    Stobart ends Flybe offer talks

    Stobart Group has said it is not intending to make an offer for Flybe Group, after the companies failed to reach agreement on satisfactory terms. Stobart said it is not in its shareholders' best...

  • 22 Feb
    16:54
    FTSE struggles as European equities fall

    The FTSE 100 remained in the red after European equities struggled to shake off investor concerns over interest rate hikes in the US. The blue-chip index closed 0.4% down at 7,252. British...

  • 08 Feb
    09:00
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Andrew Tinkler, Chief Executive Officer, bought 100,000 shares in the company on the 7th February 2018 at a price of 238.80p. The Director now holds 27,326,811 shares. Story provided by...

  • 05 Feb
    09:25
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Andrew Tinkler, Chief Executive Officer, bought 250,000 shares in the company on the 2nd February 2018 at a price of 247.78p. The Director now holds 27,226,811 shares. Story provided by...

  • 07 Dec
    09:26
    Stobart declares further dividend

    Stobart has declared a further interim dividend of 4.5p per share which will be paid on 19 January 2018 to shareholders on the register as at 22 December 2017. The company reported in June an...

  • 19 Oct
    07:59
    Stobart lifts divi after Eddie Stobart disposal

    Stobart has increased its quarterly dividend from 3p to 4.5p following the partial disposal of its investment in Eddie Stobart Logistics, which generated £112 million in net cash proceeds. The...

  • 22 Sep
    17:10
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Andrew Tinkler, Chief Executive Officer, sold 150,000 shares in the company on the 21st September 2017 at a price of 285.00p. The Director now holds 26,976,811 shares. Story provided by...

  • 20 Sep
    16:40
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Andrew Tinkler, Chief Executive Officer, sold 1,250,000 shares in the company on the 19th September 2017 at a price of 291.05p. The Director now holds 27,226,811 shares. NOTE: Re-balance of...

  • 05 Sep
    09:11
    AVEVA thrives on mega merger as Halfords delivers strong sales

    In the FTSE 250, AVEVA (AVV) rallied 24.4% to £23.88 following its decision to merge with Schneider Electric's industrial software business to create a global leader in industrial software. AVEVA...

  • 05 Sep
    07:45
    Stobart Group's aviation division makes good progress

    Stobart Group said its aviation division made good progress, with passenger numbers growing 22% year-on-year through London Southend Airport. In energy, delays in commissioning certain third party...

  • 29 Jun
    07:42
    Stobart says trading in line with directors' views

    Stobart is trading in line with directors' expectations. "We remain on track to deliver our targets of 2.5m passengers at London Southend Airport and 2m tonnes of biomass supply annually, by the...

  • 29 Jun
    07:06
    FLASH: Stobart says trading in line with directors' views

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 16 Jun
    14:25
    Stobart buys back shares

    Stobart Group has announced that it acquired 700,000 of its own shares on 15 June at 278.5p each. The Company confirmed shares will be held as treasury shares. At 2:25pm: (LON:STOB) Stobart...

  • 01 Jun
    14:11
    Stobart schedules AGM

    Stobart Group has confirmed that it intends to hold its Annual General Meeting on 29 June. At 2:11pm: (LON:STOB) Stobart Group Ltd share price was -1.65p at 276.35p Story provided by...

  • 19 Apr
    13:52
    Eddie Stobart to be listed on AIM

    Stobart Group says it has noted that Eddie Stobart has published an admission document in connection with its proposed institutional placing and admission to trading on AIM, which is expected to...

  • 18 Nov
    14:22
    Stobart to acquire remainder of Propius

    Stobart has agreed in principle to acquire the remaining 33% interest in Propius Holdings Limited from Aer Lingus for $14.7m in cash. The parties are currently negotiating contracts and the...

  • 30 Jun
    11:54
    FTSE 100 continues to rally

    The FTSE 100 continued its rally with another 29 point gain to 6,389 and the FTSE 250 was stable at 16,007. Miners were having a good day with Anglo American (AAL) and Antofagasta (ANTO) up by...

  • 30 Jun
    07:59
    Stobart on track

    Stobart (STOB) said it is on track to deliver its strategy by 2018 and drive shareholder value through three growth operating divisions of energy, aviation and rail. The group also aims to...

  • 26 May
    07:51
    Stobart sells 47-acre Speke property

    Stobart has unconditionally exchanged contracts for the sale of 47 acres of an investment property at Speke in Liverpool, for a cash consideration of GBP37.0m plus VAT. The Group's intention was...

  • 26 May
    07:10
    FLASH: Stobart sells 47-acre Speke property

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 12 May
    10:43
    Stobart Group swings to FY pretax profit

    Stobart Group has swung to a FY pretax profit of GBP9.99m, from a loss of GBP9.4m a year earlier, and said it was on track to deliver on its strategy by 2018. Revenue improved to GBP126.7m, from...

  • 12 May
    07:06
    FLASH: Stobart Group swings to FY pretax profit

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 29 Mar
    07:31
    Stobart Group in Liverpool property deal

    Stobart has entered into an Agreement for Lease and an Option to Purchase Agreement with Ford Motor Company Limited, the current tenant of 47 acres of the 53 acre investment property at Speke in...

  • 29 Mar
    07:05
    FLASH: Stobart Group in Liverpool property deal

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 07 Mar
    07:35
    Stobart sees underlying FY results in line with views

    Stobart Group expects its FY underlying results to be in line with management expectations and ahead of last year, with infrastructure exceeding our expectations. CEO Andrew Tinkler said "We have...

  • 07 Mar
    07:14
    FLASH: Stobart sees underlying FY results in line with views

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 22 Feb
    09:20
    Stobart Group completes distribution centre sale

    Stobart Group has completed the sale of its 315,000 sq ft distribution centre at Carlisle Airport for GBP16.925m cash, marking the successful conclusion of the first phase of development at the...

  • 28 Jan
    14:20
    Director Deals - Stobart Group Ltd (STOB)

    Andrew Tinkler, Chief Executive Officer, sold 824,939 shares in the company on the 27th January 2016 at a price of 104.00p. The Director now holds 28,476,811 shares. Story provided by...

  • 17 Dec
    07:43
    Stobart details property transactions and placing

    Stobart Group has exchanged contracts for the purchase of freehold and long-leasehold interests to investment property assets at Speke in Liverpool on which it currently has leasehold interests....

  • 17 Dec
    07:08
    FLASH: Stobart details property transactions and placing

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 22 Oct
    07:14
    FLASH: Stobart Group swings to H1 pretax profit

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 21 Sep
    07:26
    STOB's agreement

    Stobart Group has signed a 14-year, index-linked fuel supply agreement to a 40MWe waste wood-fuelled biomass plant at Port Clarence, Teesside, which has successfully reached financial close today....

  • 21 Sep
    07:11
    FLASH: Stobart signs long-term biomass supply agreements

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 28 Aug
    09:24
    Stobart looks to grow passenger numbers at Southend Airport

    Stobart Group, the infrastructure and support services group, has reported that in its Energy Division margin per tonne is significantly ahead of the prior year as it has benefitted from an...

  • 25 Jun
    07:16
    FLASH: Stobart Group confident of growth, good returns

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 27 May
    13:18
    Stobart schedules AGM

    Stobart Group will hold its annual general meeting at The St Pierre Park Hotel, Rohais, St Peter Port, Guernsey, on 25 June at 1.00 p.m. At 1:18pm: (LON:STOB) Stobart Group Ltd share price was...

  • 28 Apr
    13:22
    Stobart schedules FY results

    Stobart Group, the support services and infrastructure group, will announce its preliminary results for the 12 months ended 28 February on 14 May. At 1:22pm: (LON:STOB) Stobart Group Ltd share...

  • 24 Mar
    07:26
    Stobart's deal

    Stobart Group has signed its fourth major Biomass supply contract in four months. This latest agreement will complete the Group's target of supplying 2 million tonnes per annum by 2017/18. The...

  • 24 Mar
    07:06
    FLASH: Stobart Group signs major biomass supply contract

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 03 Mar
    07:50
    Stobart says underlying trading in line with views

    Stobart Group said underlying trading for its operating businesses is in line with management expectations. It further announced the signing of its third major biomass supply contract in four...

  • 03 Mar
    07:19
    FLASH: Stobart says underlying trading in line with views

    Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

  • 27 Jan
    07:39
    Stobart completes £50m, 4y revolving credit facility

    Stobart Group Ltd confirms completion of a £50m, four-year Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) with Lloyds Bank plc. The RCF can be drawn, repaid and redrawn in varying amounts as required over its...

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