|Bid||0.64 x 0|
|Ask||0.74 x 0|
|Day's range||0.7300 - 0.7300|
|52-week range||0.6400 - 0.8200|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||0.19|
|PE ratio (TTM)||12.81|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.03 (3.42%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
Economic confidence has nosedived and Brexit fears have escalated in the boardrooms of Britain’s largest listed companies, according to new research. The most recent Boardroom Bellwether survey, conducted twice a year by ICSA, the governance body, in conjunction with the Financial Times, found that nearly three-quarters — 73 per cent — of FTSE 350 company secretaries predicted their company would be damaged as a result of Brexit, a sharp rise on the proportion last summer, when just 42 per cent thought this would be the case. in their own sector, and only 2 per cent believed the UK economy would improve over the next year.
“Honesty, transparency and trust are my key words,” said Charlotte Valeur. It is an interesting priority for the Institute of Directors’ new chair to choose, given that it has been struggling with a governance crisis of its own. The turmoil, which included leaks to the Times newspaper of a conversation that was secretly taped by the IoD’s director-general, Stephen Martin, came against a backdrop of an institute trying to make sense of its purpose.
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