Barratt Developments

Ticker BDEV

Today's data summary

Market closed
% change
+3.91%
Price Pence
518.00
Change
+19.50
As of 23:14 16 Jan 2019
Market cap. Pound sterling
5,253.85 million
As of 23:14 16 Jan 2019

Latest updates

London shares trade lower

London Stock Exchange
Getty Images

London shares have continued to slip, in line with other European stock markets, on the eve of the UK parliament's vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.

The FTSE 100 is down 0.3% to 6,758.91, with the losers led by Barratt Developments, which has fallen 4% to 456p. Top of the winners is mining giant Randgold Resources, which has risen 1.5% to £67.66.

The FTSE 250 has dropped 113 points or 0.6% to 17,731.12. Top of the losers is Thomas Cook, which is down 7.8% to 28.5p as its shares continue to fall after its second profit warning in two months.

The top riser on the index is retirement financial services firm Just Group, which has jumped 18.8% to 96.3p.

Share market check-in

FTSE 100
BBC

A quick mid-morning check on the markets and London's FTSE is still off a few points.

The index is 1.39% lower - that's a loss of 106 points - at 7,585.47.

Barratt Developments is currently topping the riser board, with its shares up 2% after it said it expects to beat its profit target.

Micro Focus International - the UK's largest software group - is top of the losers' leaderboard with shares down 8.7% after it reported a loss for the first half.

Barratt shares rise on falling stock market

Barratt Developments
Getty Images

Barratt Developments is leading the FTSE 100 risers this morning after the house builder said that it expects to beat its profit target.

Its share price is up 1.26% at 489p.

Its pre-tax profit is expected to reach £835m, ahead of a forecast £812m.

Grocery technology group Ocado tumbled 6.3% to £10.34, leading the FTSE 100 fallers.

Overall the FTSE 100 is down 1.1%, or 89.42 points, at 7,602.62.

The FTSE 250 is also off 1.1%, or 245.17 points, at 20,606.39.