A quiet week for share trading in listed transport firms – but it didn’t stop an upswing in the combined share-price, with a total basket worth £16.37.4p. The swing comes predominantly from a rise in the price at Hargreaves Group, which will publish annual results on 28 February. But its profit might feel a sting after it said in in November there would be a 3% rise in pay for subcontractors – a hit of £750,000. When it comes to […]
The success story of the first half of the year, without doubt, is UK Mail. It simply, absolutely, will not stop, moving parcels with volumes up 25% in the first quarter year-on-year. If you had bought a share in the firm in January, it would have set you back 365p (giving the firm a market capitalisation of £199m). If you would buy one today it is 580p (giving UK Mail a market cap of £319m). That’s a share price rise […]
2013 was a year of moves forward for every transport firm listed on the Stock Exchange. And while we lost CityLink (to a management buy-out), we gained Royal Mail – and a whole heap of market capitalisation. So without further ado – let’s find out who the big winners were!