Persimmon PLC (PSN.L)
15 Jan 2018
Tue, Jan 9 2018
LONDON, Jan 9 Britain's second-biggest housebuilder Persimmon hopes to achieve a modest increase in sales this year after saying it expected to beat market expectations on 2017 profits as it sold more homes.
LONDON, Jan 9 Britain's second-biggest housebuilder Persimmon said 2017 profits will be slightly ahead of expectations as its revenue rose 9 percent to 3.42 billion pounds ($4.64 billion) after it built more homes.
* Politicians, public critical of excessive board pay (Adds details, figures, background)
LONDON, Dec 15 The chairman and senior independent director of Persimmon, Britain's second biggest housebuilder, have resigned after recognising they did not put a cap on a lucrative management incentive scheme introduced in 2012.
* NICHOLAS WRIGLEY, CHAIRMAN, HAS INFORMED BOARD OF HIS INTENTION TO RESIGN
* customer activity has strengthened in line with traditional seasonality as we have moved from quieter summer weeks into autumn period.
LONDON, Aug 22 Britain's second biggest housebuilder Persimmon said its first-half pre-tax profits rose 30 percent to 457 million pounds ($589 million) but it would remain cautious over land buying due to uncertainty around Brexit.