|Bid||449.60 x 0|
|Ask||450.10 x 0|
|Day's range||446.50 - 452.00|
|52-week range||280.00 - 470.70|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||0.99|
|PE ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Earnings date||25 Feb 2016 - 26 Feb 2016|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.05 (1.02%)|
|1y target est||371.77|
Rentokil, best known for destroying termites, shows that need not be so. Not bad for a company that was kicked out of the FTSE 100 index in 2009 and spent the next eight years scuttling around the mid-cap cupboards. For Rentokil, acquiring more customers means less man-in-van time — much like the Deliveroo rider dropping off 20 lunch boxes in the same street instead of miles of suburbia.
London's blue-chip bourse bagged losses for a third straight day as results hurt packaging firm Mondi, miners fell on weak Chinese factory data and Rolls-Royce slipped after dropping out of the race to supply engines for Boeing's mid-market aircraft. The FTSE 100 ended 0.5 percent lower while the more domestically focused FTSE 250 handed back the day's losses to be up 0.1 percent as Inmarsat jumped on M&A chatter.
Britain's FTSE 100 was lower on Thursday as Rolls-Royce slipped after dropping out the race for Boeing's mid-market aircraft, results dragged on British American Tobacco and miners fell on weak Chinese factory data. The FTSE 100 was down 0.8 percent at 0911 GMT, falling for a third straight session and the FTSE 250 was down 0.5 percent.
Britain's top share index was lower on Thursday, underperforming its European peers, as weaker crude prices dragged oil majors lower and telecom Vodafone and pest control company Rentokil were hurt by weak sector earnings. The FTSE 100 was 0.1 percent lower at 0939 GMT, on track for its third straight session of losses and its worst weekly performance since early December.
Britain's FTSE 100 ended lower for the third consecutive session on Thursday as weak sector earnings hurt Vodafone and Rentokil while comments from the U.S. Commerce Secretary cast doubt over the prospects for a resolution of the trade dispute with China. The FTSE 100 closed down 0.4 percent, on track for its worst weekly performance since early December, while the more domestically focused FTSE 250 edged higher by 0.2 percent.