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Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Half Yearly Report

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc has released its half year report, showing an increase in like for like net revenue growth of 3% driven by excellent consumer health performance. Adjusted operating profit stands at £1.081 billion, with the Board declaring the interim dividend holding steady at 60p (2013: 60p).

For the full report, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Half Yearly Report

Lloyds Banking Group Plc - Late-stage settlement discussions with agencies

Lloyds Banking Group Plc has confirmed that it is in late-stage settlement discussions with a number of agencies. The settlements remain to be agreed and Lloyds Banking Group expects they will include the payment on penalties. Lloyds states that they will update the market on these issues as appropriate.

For the official statement, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

Lloyds Banking Group Plc - Late-stage settlement discussions with agencies

United Utilities Group Plc - Interim Management Statement and AGM

United Utilities Group has announced an Interim Management Statement for the period 1 April 2014 to 24 July 2014 ahead of it's AGM to be held today. Current trading is in line with Group expectations, with its financial position remaining robust. Improved operational and capital delivery performance will provide further customer and environmental benefits.

For the full statement, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

United Utilities Group Plc - Interim Management Statement and AGM

Goodwin Plc - Final Results

Goodwin Plc has today announced preliminary results for the year ended 30 April 2014. Pre-tax profit for the Group for the period is £24.1 million (2013: £20.3 million), with total Shareholder Return substantially increasing by more than 100% this year alone. Directors have proposed an ordinary dividend of 42.348p per share (2013: ordinary dividend of 35.290p, extraordinary dividend of 17.645p).

For the full results, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

Goodwin Plc - Final Results

Unilever Plc - 2014 First Half Year Results

Unilever Plc has released it's first half year results, highlighting underlying sales growth up 3.7% with operating profit up 13%. Core earnings per share have increased 2% to €0.78. The quarterly dividend payable in September 2014 is €0.285 per share.

For the full results, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

Unilever Plc - 2014 First Half Year Results

Nichols Plc - Interim Results

Soft drinks group Nichols Plc has released its interim results for the period ended 30 June 2014. Highlights include pre-exceptional profit before tax up 11% to £10.0m, with an interim dividend up 12% to 7.1 pence per share (2013 6.32 pence). The board believes that full year performance will be in line with current expectations.

For the full results, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

Nichols Plc - Interim Results

Marston's Plc - Interim Management Statement

Marston's Plc has issued an Interim Management Statement for the 41 weeks to 19 July 2014. Net debt and cash flow are in line with expectations, with like-for-like food sales growth at 4.2% and like-for-like wet sales growth of 3.5%. The impact of the World Cup was broadly neutral, with higher drinks sales offset by weaker food performance in pubs.

For the full statement, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

Marston's Plc - Interim Management Statement

Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc - Interim Management Statement

Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc has released an Interim Management Statement for the 16 week period from 30 March to 19 July 2014, in advance of the AGM to be held today. Like-for-like sales for the period rose by 7.3%, with like-for-like profits in the Tenanted Division growing by 3%. The company will issue its half year results on 21 November 2014.

For the full statement, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc - Interim Management Statement

McKay Securities Plc - Acquisition of Gainsborough House, Windsor

Real Estate Investment Trust, McKay Securities Plc, has announced the freehold acquisition of Gainsborough House, Windsor for £6.85 million. The building consists of 18,660 sq ft of quality office space with 19 parking spaces within a self-contained ground floor car park. The rent of the building provides an attractive initial yield of 7.1%.

For the full story, please click the link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

McKay Securities Plc - Acquisition of Gainsborough House, Windsor

McColl's Retail Group Plc - Interim Results & Board Change

McColl's Group has today announced unaudited results for the 26 week period ended 25 May 2014. The Group remains on track to achieve full year results in line with expectations, with total sales up 3.6% and like for like sales up 2.1% from 2013. Interim dividend per share will be paid at 1.7p. Coupled with this, the board have announced changes, as detailed in the second link below (Source, London Stock Exchange RNS):

McColl's Retail Group Plc - Interim Results

McColl's Retail Group Plc - Board Change