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The below stocks have been identified as having potential to register bigger than normal share price moves (up or down) today based on the news cited
Apax/Warburg Pincus/Canadian Pension consortium makes £3.4bn cash offer for Inmarsat ($7.09 + 12c final dividend). Currently worth £2.6bn or 555p per share; a 9.6% premium to Friday’s close.
Sports Direct confirms it offered to buy Magasin du Nord from Debenhams; offered more than fair value, but received no response or valuation info to suggest offer was too low. Says House of Fraser not a competitor of Debenhams; Had dealings with advisory group, but lack of board engagement.
Pennon FY performance in-line. Doubles provision again Interserve receivables to £16m; still subject to revision. Secured £680m financing this year. South West Water 2020-2025 business plan “fast tracked” by Ofwat. Return on Regulated Equity on-track to outperform (11.8% cumulative rate).
AstraZeneca’s Forxiga oral treatment for Type-1 diabetes approved by European Commission. Drug still under review in US and Japan.
Rio Tinto has suspended some Robe Valley iron ore mining and Pilbara rail operations as cyclone hits Australia. This follows last week’s news clearing ships from ports ahead of time.
(Sources: Company newswires, Bloomberg, CNBC, FT, Reuters, Wall Street Journal)
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