LONDON, June 30 The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Wednesday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take up to 1.27 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND ESTIMATED (pence) IMPACT Babcock International 16.4 0.3227 British Land 5.4 0.2162 Burberry 23.2 0.4068 Royal Mail 13.3 0.3263 Among FTSE 250 companies going ex-dividend are: COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND (pence) Brown (N) Group 8.56 Cranswick 22.00 Dairy Crest 15.40 De La Rue 28.20 Foreign & Colonial Investment 2.20 Trust Halfords Group 9.10 Homeserve 7.67 ICAP 15.40 ITE Group 2.50 Paragon Group 3.00 TalkTalk 8.00 (Reporting by Tricia Wright; Edited by Lionel Laurent and Toby Chopra)
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