easyJet plc (EZJ.L)
Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)
EasyJet PLC:Appoints Andrew Findlay, currently CFO of Halfords plc, as Chief Financial Officer.Andrew will succeed Chris Kennedy following the announcement on Jan. 8 of his intention to become the CFO of ARM Holdings plc. Full Article
easyJet PLC:Intends to pay an ordinary dividend of 45.4 pence per share, or 180 mln pounds.If approved will be payable on March 20 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on Feb. 27. Full Article
easyJet PLC:Board is recommending an increased ordinary dividend to shareholders of 180 mln Pound or 45.4 pence share based on its enhanced ordinary dividend policy of paying out 40 pct of annual profit after tax. Full Article
EasyJet PLC:Expects FY 2014 pre-tax profit to be in the range of 575 mln pounds to 580 mln pounds compared to prior guidance range of 545 mln pounds to 570 mln pounds. Full Article
Easyjet PLC:Says it would lift its payout ratio to 40 percent next year and had reached agreement with Airbus to add 27 planes to its fleet-Reuters.Says that for its financial year starting Sept. 30 its dividend would represent 40 percent of profit after tax, compared to the one third ratio it currently pays out to investors.Says it has reached an agreement with Airbus to exercise existing purchase rights over 27 current generation A320 aircraft for delivery between 2015 and 2018. Full Article
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