|Bid||136.60 x 3209800|
|Ask||136.70 x 712600|
|Day's Range||136.40 - 139.90|
|52 Week Range||121.50 - 183.05|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.92|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.78|
|Earnings Date||Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.08 (6.29%)|
|1y Target Est||177.50|
Who would want to kill the quintessential girl next door, a sort of televisual Princess Diana? The makers of Jill Dando: The 20-Year Mystery (ITV, Thursday, 9pm) sift through the many boxes of evidence from the original investigation to see whether crucial clues were missed. Dando was so sweet she even had a crush on Cliff Richard, and we see the clip of her being pranked by him during a live broadcast, giggling as she is swept away in a waltz.
Paul Jessup wants to put an end to the rumours. As he descends from what will be the 46th-floor pool, lounge and spa in the Intempo building in Benidorm, he says the tower was not originally built without lifts. “I think people were looking for blame, for symbols of Spain’s craziness.
Kaye Adams, presenter of the television show Loose Women, has become the latest broadcaster to win a case against HM Revenue & Customs over her employment status. The tax authority had argued that Ms Adams — who also hosts BBC Radio Scotland’s daily morning show — was an employee of the BBC, rather than a freelancer, and that IR35 law should apply. It upheld the company’s appeal against a PAYE tax bill of about £81,000 and a further £43,000 in national insurance contributions for the presenter’s engagements with the BBC between March 2015 and March 2017.
The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. AO World Plc said it incurred 2.5 million pounds($3.27 million) of extra costs linked to restructuring part of its management team as well as a loss-making contract in its German business, in addition to costs that followed its recent acquisition of Mobile Phones Direct. Unicredit SpA, the Italian bank, has emerged as a possible rival bidder for Commerzbank AG amid signs that a merger with Deutsche Bank, its German rival, faces mounting difficulties.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today affirmed the Baa3 issuer rating of ITV plc (ITV or the company). Concurrently, Moody's also affirmed the Baa3 instrument rating on the senior unsecured notes issued by ITV plc. The outlook is stable. "ITV's Baa3 rating is supported by (1) the company's strong broadcasting franchise and well-established programming operations in the United Kingdom, (2) the track record of growing share of viewing (SOV) over the last three years, (3) the diversification of the business through investments into the faster-growing ITV Studios and online segments, and (4) the fairly modest Moody's adjusted leverage ratio at 1.8x as of the end of 2018 although it is expected to increase moderately in the next 12 months", says Sebastien Cieniewski, Moody's lead analyst for ITV.
OSLO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The much-anticipated spin-off of media group Schibsted's online classified ads business is expected to grow revenues by 15-20 percent a year in the medium to long term, shrugging off recent weakness, Schibsted said on Thursday. The Norwegian group is splitting off the division, which saw revenue growth of an average 19 percent a year between 2016 and 2018, on April 10, and will name it Adevinta. Schibsted's financial targets for the new company, announced for the first time on Thursday, were similar to the current revenue growth targets for the online classified ads division.
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PLC (ITV.LN) is to partner with the BBC to launch a streaming service to rival the likes of Netflix Inc. (NFLX) in the U.K., as the FTSE 100 broadcaster seeks to diversify its revenue streams amid continued advertising pressures. ITV said Wednesday that it is in the concluding phase of talks with the BBC about establishing a strategic partnership to bring to the U.K. their subscription-video-on-demand service BritBox, which hosts British TV content. The platform was jointly launched by ITV and the BBC in the U.S. in 2017 and later in Canada.
British broadcaster ITV is teaming up with publicly funded rival the BBC to launch a new streaming service for UK viewers, a Netflix-style offering of British box-sets and original series. Other partners, including British broadcasters Channel 4 and 5, were involved in talks for inclusion in BritBox, and discussions with regulators were continuing, McCall said. UK broadcasters started working on a joint streaming service a decade ago, but were stopped by competition regulators.
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Investing.com -- After an eight-day winning streak, the dollar has finally pulled back in early trading in Europe Wednesday, as demand for safe-haven assets weakens on signs that the U.S. federal government won’t shut down again this year.