M&B to offload pubs for £373m

first_img Pubs and restaurants group Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has announced plans to sell 333 pubs as it concentrates on its premises offering food.The pubs are being sold to Stonegate Pub Company – which is controlled by TDR Capital – for £373m.Earlier this month, M&B announced the sale of its Hollywood Bowl 10-pin bowling business to rival AMF Bowling for £39m.M&B, which owns Harvester and All Bar One, wants to sell off many of its low price drinks pubs and late-night High Street bars.The deal will bring the amount made from asset sales under its new strategy to £500m. The pubs include Scream, High Street Bars & Venues, Town Pubs and Community Pubs.“We are pleased that we have been able to announce the exit from our price-sensitive drinks-led pubs and our late-night venues in a single transaction,” said Adam Fowle, M&B’s chief executive.“This disposal, when combined with the sale of our lodge and bowling businesses, completes with the first stage of our strategy.”He said the money from the sales will be used to re-invest in businesses concentrating on food. whatsapp M&B to offload pubs for £373m Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL whatsapp John Dunne Friday 20 August 2010 3:20 am Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Sharelast_img read more

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IPL 2020 Viewership Ratings : IPL Live broadcast makes Star Sports…

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Free to air channel Star Utsav and Star Plus is number 2 and number 3 in the rating list.  As most other entertainment avenues remain shut, IPL 2020 is a big drawEarlier BCCI Sec Jay Shah had announced that the opening match of the Dream11 IPL between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings on September 19 had garnered a viewership of 20 crore people, setting a ‘new record’“Highest ever opening day viewership for any sporting league in any country — no league has ever opened as big as this,” Shah said, citing Broadcast Audience Research Council, which manages the TV audience measurement system in India. In comparison, last year, Star India had said it reached 21.9 crore television viewers across the country for the first three IPL matches put together. According to the BARC Week 38th data, the live telecast of the game between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders is the top-rated game of the week. The MI-KKR game has registered 237,750 (In 1000’s) weekly impressions. 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Triple Treat for Cricket Fans: Check how to watch IND vs…

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Football ATP Tour Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey: Top 5 players to watch out for in SUI vs TUR RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSHow to watch India vs Australia 3rd TestIND vs AUS Live StreamingNZ vs PAK Live StreamingSA vs SL Live StreamingTriple Treat for Cricket Fans SHARE Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Latham, Conway provide solid start- Tea Break; NZ 36/0 (21 ovs)- Follow Live Updates Formula 1 center_img F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd Triple Treat for Cricket Fans – Check how to watch Ind vs Aus, NZ vs PAK and SA vs SL Live Streaming: Cricket fans world over are now a days up for major treat. Like the week of Boxing Day Test, this week as well cricket fans can witness Six top test playing nations playing against each other. 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P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) 2006 Abridged Report

first_imgP Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2006 abridged results.For more information about P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: P Z Cussons Nigeria Plc. (PZ.ng)  2006 abridged results.Company ProfilePZ Cussons Nigeria Plc manufactures and sells a range of consumer products and home appliances in Nigeria. Personal care products include Premier Cool Deo antiseptic soaps, Carex hand hygiene products, Cussons baby products, Venus Gold fragrances and a Morning Fresh dish washing product. PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc sells milk products under the Coast, Nunu and Olympic brands, refined palm oil and red palm oil under the Mamador and Devon King’s brans, and YO! Yoghurt drinks. Household appliances sold under the Haier Thermocool brand include computers, televisions, DVD players, home entertainment systems, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, generators, inverters, stabilisers, automatic voltage regulators, fans and air coolers, washing machines, water dispensers, water heaters, gas cookers and microwaves. The company sells its electrical appliances through its own CoolWorld retail stores located in the major towns and cities of Nigeria. It also exports products to Angola, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, and Togo. Established in 1899 and formerly known as Paterson Zochonis Industries Plc, the company changed its name to PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc in 2006. The company is a subsidiary of PZ Cussons Plc. Its head office is in Ikeja, Nigeria. PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Barclays Bank of Botswana Limited (BARC.bw) 2017 Annual Report

first_imgABSA Bank of Botswana Limited (ABBL.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2017 annual report.For more information about ABSA Bank of Botswana Limited (ABBL.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the ABSA Bank of Botswana Limited (ABBL.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: ABSA Bank of Botswana Limited (ABBL.bw)  2017 annual report.Company ProfileAbsa Bank of Botswana Limited formerly (Barclays Bank of Botswana Limited) is an established financial services group; providing solutions in the retail, commercial and corporate sector in Botswana. The group has a national footprint, with 34 branches and 75 ATMs located in the major towns and cities of Botswana. Its personal banking products and services range from savings and fixed deposits to graduate loans, funeral cover and smart phone banking services. Its business banking division provides the standard solutions for commercial and corporate transactions, investments and loans, as well as an array of specialised financial solutions such as treasury services, foreign exchange and currency repo, risk management and trade finance products. Absa Bank of Botswana Limited is a subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited.last_img read more

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African Alliance Insurance Company Plc (AFRINS.ng) Q12019 Interim Report

first_imgAfrican Alliance Insurance Company Plc (AFRINS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about African Alliance Insurance Company Plc (AFRINS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the African Alliance Insurance Company Plc (AFRINS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: African Alliance Insurance Company Plc (AFRINS.ng)  2019 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileAfrican Alliance Insurance Company Plc is a life insurance company in Nigeria offering a combination of protection (term assurance and group life), savings and investment products. The company is regarded as one of the most experienced and strongest Specialist Life Assurance Offices in Nigeria with some 60 years’ experience in the insurance sector. The company also offers annuity and group life products as well as savings schemes and investment products. African Alliance Insurance operates a network of 18 branch offices. African Alliance Insurance Company has additional business interests which includes developing and managing properties in Nigeria, owning and managing an airline, operating a restaurant and providing catering services. The company has a 100% stake in Axiom Air Plc, a cargo airline company, Frenchies Foods (Nigeria) Plc and a restaurant and catering services company. It has a 96% stake in Ghana Life Insurance Company Plc. African Alliance Insurance Plc is a subsidiary of Conau Plc and has the backing of world-class reinsurers, Munich Reinsurance Company. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. African Alliance Insurance Company Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Lloyds share price: will it rise if the dividend makes a comeback?

first_img Manika Premsingh | Saturday, 20th February, 2021 | More on: LLOY Enter Your Email Address Markets around the world are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic…And with so many great companies trading at what look to be ‘discount-bin’ prices, now could be the time for savvy investors to snap up some potential bargains.But whether you’re a newbie investor or a seasoned pro, deciding which stocks to add to your shopping list can be daunting prospect during such unprecedented times.Fortunately, The Motley Fool is here to help: our UK Chief Investment Officer and his analyst team have short-listed five companies that they believe STILL boast significant long-term growth prospects despite the global lock-down…You see, here at The Motley Fool we don’t believe “over-trading” is the right path to financial freedom in retirement; instead, we advocate buying and holding (for AT LEAST three to five years) 15 or more quality companies, with shareholder-focused management teams at the helm.That’s why we’re sharing the names of all five of these companies in a special investing report that you can download today for FREE. If you’re 50 or over, we believe these stocks could be a great fit for any well-diversified portfolio, and that you can consider building a position in all five right away. This week two FTSE 100 banks — Barclays and NatWest reinstated their dividends along with their earnings releases. I think this raises expectations that Lloyds Bank (LSE: LLOY) will do the same when its financial results come in next week. The Lloyds share price took quite the fall last year when it stopped paying dividends. Why did Lloyds Bank stop paying dividends?Lloyds Bank was hardly the only FTSE 100 biggie to stop paying dividends. As the pandemic spread, many companies foresaw (and in many cases rightly so) a sharp downturn in business. This led them to stop dividend payouts. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…For LLOY, and indeed all other banks, however the situation was a bit different. The Bank of England directed them to stop dividends as a precaution. Banking sector health is crucial to the functioning of the entire economy, and the financial crisis of 2008 has taught invaluable lessons in keeping them healthy.As a result, UK’s banks couldn’t reinstate dividends at will. It’s only after the BoE lifted the restriction at the end of 2020 that they have been able to do so. Will Lloyds Bank reinstate dividends too?Other banks and other FTSE 100 companies are getting back to paying dividends now. This alone is reason for LLOY to get back to doing so as well, considering that it’s probably been one of the more attractive features of the stock. A look at the long-term Lloyds share price chart makes it clear that it isn’t a growth stock.I would think that LLOY will bear this in mind when making its earnings announcement. Should I buy the Lloyds Bank share?Which brings me to the million dollar question — should I buy the Lloyds Bank share. It’s an important question going by the stock’s popularity, in terms of daily trading volumes.I’d consider the three points below before buying the stock:Can the Lloyds share price rise from here? There’s no doubt that it has improved vastly since the lowest point it saw in September last year. It’s almost at double those levels. It is still below its pre-pandemic levels though, suggesting it can rise. Can Brexit uncertainty play on the stock? With no deal in place yet on financial services, the sector is stuck in limbo. Uncertainty isn’t good for the Lloyd’s share price, I would imagine. How much will be its dividend payout? Even if it does start paying dividends again, will it be on par with earlier levels? If the dividend yield turns out to be low, it may not be worthwhile for the investor. The upshotThere are clearly risks to the Lloyds share price. Lack of Brexit clarity and a slow economy being among them. On the other hand, a continued stock market rally, a potential dividend payout or a high actual payout and expectations of the good UK economic growth in 2021 work in its favour. I’m going to wait for its results to see its performance, its dividends’ stance, and its outlook before making a call. Manika Premsingh has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares See all posts by Manika Premsinghcenter_img 5 Stocks For Trying To Build Wealth After 50 Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. 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Apple isn’t the only tech stock I’d buy today

first_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares See all posts by Edward Sheldon, CFA Image source: Getty Images Edward Sheldon, CFA | Thursday, 11th March, 2021 | More on: AAPL OKTA FVRR “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Edward Sheldon owns shares in Apple, Okta, and Fiverr. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended Apple, FedEx, Fiverr International, and Okta and recommends the following options: short March 2023 $130 calls on Apple and long March 2023 $120 calls on Apple. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img US tech stocks have suffered a huge pullback recently and I think some great buying opportunities are now emerging. Here’s a look at three tech stocks I’d buy for my own portfolio today.I’d buy Apple stock todayOne tech stock I’d snap up after the recent pullback is Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). Back in late January, its share price was near $145. Today however, the stock can be bought for around $120.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…I’m bullish on Apple for a number of reasons. Firstly, it’s a world-class business. Not only does it have one of the most powerful global brands, but it also has a very high customer retention rate due to the ecosystem it’s built. A survey last year found that 84% of iPhone owners plan to purchase another Apple handset when they replace their current phone.Secondly, Apple still has plenty of room for growth. The company has ambitions to be a big player in both healthcare and autonomous driving.There are risks to consider, of course. Competition from rivals such as Samsung and regulatory action against big tech firms are two that come to mind.Overall, however, the long-term risk/reward proposition here is attractive, in my view. I see the stock’s forward-looking price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 26 as quite reasonable.Work-from-home stockAnother tech stock I like the look of after the recent correction is Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA). It’s a leading provider of identity management solutions. It has a distinguished list of clients that includes the likes of FedEx, WPP, and Made.com. Okta’s share price was near $300 in February. Today, it’s near $225.Okta is growing at a rapid rate right now, driven by the need for organisations to protect themselves from cyber criminals. Its recent Q4 results, for example, showed revenue growth of 40%. Clearly, the company has momentum at present.However, this is a higher-risk stock. That’s because the company is only generating small profits right now. For the fiscal year just passed, Non-GAAP diluted net income per share was just $0.11. The company’s recently-announced acquisition of customer and employee identity platform provider Auth0 for $6.5bn also adds risk.I think the stock has significant long-term growth potential however. In today’s digital/work-from-home world, businesses can’t afford to ignore identity management.Enormous growth potentialFinally, I’d also buy shares in Fiverr International (NASDAQ: FIVERR). This is a fast-growing company that operates an online freelance employment platform. Its share price was up near $335 in mid-February. However, since then, it’s fallen to around $230.The reason I’m bullish here is that I expect the freelance market to grow significantly over the next decade. Freelancing is a win-win for both workers and businesses. For the former, it offers flexibility and the potential to earn great money. For the latter, it opens up a whole new world of hiring possibilities and helps to save costs.Fiverr has generated very strong growth in recent years. In 2020, revenue came in at $189.5m, up 77% year-on-year. I think this is just the beginning of the growth story however.Now, Fiverr is a small-cap stock (by US standards) with a market-cap of just $8bn and very small profits. This means it’s likely to be highly volatile. This type of stock isn’t suitable for those who are risk averse.I’m comfortable with the risks however. I think this tech stock has enormous long-term growth potential. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. 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Giving Tuesday: Take a break from Christmas shopping and give

first_img November 27, 2018 at 8:38 pm 6 COMMENTS MEAN ONLINE GIFT$120.40 Mama Mia Looks like the candidates would take down their political campaign signs. They sure have been lax in that regard. Maybe they plan on leaving them up until the next go round? Weeks and weeks since the elections, and some don’t seem to be motivated to remove them from the right of ways. November 27, 2018 at 8:28 pm What Is #GivingTuesdayCreated by the team at the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at the 92nd Street Y—a cultural center in New York City that, since 1874, has been bringing people together around the values of service and giving back—#GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. A team of influencers and founding partners joined forces, collaborating across sectors, offering expertise and working tirelessly, to launch #GivingTuesday and have continued to shape, grow and strengthen the movement. November 27, 2018 at 8:53 pm Give credit where credit is due…..Thanks, President T….you have succeeded in raising the steel and aluminum tariffs to the point where GM can’t survive, and 14,000 jobs will be lost, and cars that I really like, will not be made anymore. Plus, soda drinks, and beer, and other beverages in cans, are going up in price, due to your tariffs. Thanks a lot, President T, you have succeeded in killing off the GM car plants. What, or whom, is next on your doomsday lists? DOLLARS RAISED ONLINE300M+ Mama Mia COUNTRIES150+ LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here DOLLARS RAISED ONLINE300M+ Have you all seen Apopka’s marijuana shop/dispensary? It is in same shopping plaza as the Chick-Fillet just on up a little past the Chick-Fillet, on the east end there where they also sell natural foods, that has been there a long time. We just happened to drive by, and there were signs stuck in the ground that they sell hemp products, CBD, and they had marijuana leaf signs, and also signs that stated, no marijuana card needed. I guess it surprised me, since my pharmacy is right there in the same plaza, and they posted signs that stated, no CBD on their door, as people were coming in there trying to buy it. That is the first I noticed these signs, as I don’t go on down that way too often, so I don’t know how long they have been selling the weed products. TOTAL ONLINE GIFTS2.5M TOTAL ONLINE GIFTS2.5M Reply The Anatomy of Fear November 27, 2018 at 2:14 pm Reply The Big Ideas Behind #GivingTuesday#GivingTuesday harnesses the potential of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities; it provides a platform for them to encourage the donation of time, resources and talents to address local challenges. It also brings together the collective power of a unique blend of partners— nonprofits, civic organizations, businesses and corporations, as well as families and individuals—to encourage and amplify small acts of kindness.As a global movement, #GivingTuesday unites countries around the world by sharing our capacity to care for and empower one another.2017 By the Numbers COMMUNITY COALITIONS100+ COMMUNITY COALITIONS100+ Mama Mia COUNTRIES150+center_img SOCIAL MEDIA IMPRESSIONS21.7B November 27, 2018 at 1:56 pm Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter #Giving TuesdayFrom givingtuesday.orgEntering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. I give to charitable organizations, but not online. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Reply Mama Mia Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 SOCIAL MEDIA IMPRESSIONS21.7B Please enter your comment! MEAN ONLINE GIFT$120.40 Anna Nicole Smith’s mom, Virgie Arthur, has passed away. She passed away in Texas on Nov. 18th. She was 66 years old. She fought a long hard battle against cancer, but she had said to people who knew her well, that it was not being allowed to see, and have a relationship with her granddaughter, Dannielynn, who was Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter, after Anna Nicole died, is what Virgie claimed was breaking her heart, and destroying her. So sad, so tragic, the events of the Anna Nicole Smith saga. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources. TAGSGiving Tuesday Previous articleApopka Burglary ReportNext articleGiving Tuesday: Partner with the Billie Dean Project and help to make this novel a reality Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR GET INVOLVED Reply Let’s see….# Black Friday, # Cyber Monday, and # Giving Tuesday, so what will Wednesday be to look forward to?…..#Hangover Hump Day, maybe? lol Reply Reply Mama Mia Mama Mia You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here November 27, 2018 at 2:20 pmlast_img read more

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