Morningstar's View on Major Company Earnings and M&A

Heavyweight oil sector, pharmaceuticals and telecoms companies all reported earnings or takeover deals this week; we explain what the news means for investors

Holly Cook 6 February, 2015 | 12:59PM

 

Holly Cook: It’s been a very busy week on the UK market with earnings releases from major companies across the UK. We're going to take a very quick look at some of the key sectors that reported this week. That's the pharmaceuticals sector, the energy sector and the communications sector.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
AstraZeneca PLC8,066.00 GBX-0.53
BP PLC205.95 GBX-0.87
BT Group PLC100.05 GBX1.22
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,380.20 GBX-1.17
Vodafone Group PLC110.38 GBX1.12

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Holly Cook

Holly Cook  is Manager, Morningstar EMEA Websites

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