|Bid||647.00 x 0|
|Ask||648.50 x 0|
|Day's Range||591.50 - 660.00|
|52 Week Range||390.20 - 2,308.91|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.43|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||4.65|
|Earnings Date||Sep 24, 2020|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 26, 2020|
|1y Target Est||1,982.78|
Britain's rail industry, privatised in the mid-1990s, is now back under state control -- in the eyes of the country's statistics agency. Britain's Office for National Statistics said on Friday the scale of government intervention in the country's patchwork of train operators since the start of a national COVID-19 lockdown meant the firms would now count as part of the public sector.
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Britain has so far approved spending of 3.5 billion pounds ($4.38 billion) to keep its railways running during the coronavirus pandemic, the government said on Thursday. Under emergency measures brought in on March 23 for six months, the government has been providing financial support to rail companies to keep trains running for key workers despite overall passenger numbers plunging by as much as 96%. The government has approved 3.5 billion pounds of spending to ensure rail services continue to operate and it was not yet possible to provide an estimate of the total cost incurred to date, junior transport minister Chris Heaton-Harris said in a written parliamentary answer.