All Barratt articles – Page 3

  • David Thomas

    Barratt completions up just 2% in second half


    Interims out next month

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    Barratt withdraws from role on £6bn Enfield regen scheme


    Enfield council threatened to terminate the housebuilder’s role after it refused to commit to plans in its original bid

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    Barratt delivers record profit as total builds hit nine-year high


    UK’s largest housebuilder sees 12.1% profit surge as “robust” demand continues

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    Barratt slashes house prices by 43% - good or bad news?


    Barratt's attractiveness to investors is a moot point.Some in the City believe the housebuilder is over the worst and say its shares are worth a punt at 60p-ish. They point to the rescue deal it struck with its banks in the summer.Others are more reticent. Included in that camp is ...

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    Barratt chairman puts his money where his mouth is


    At Barratt's trading update this morning one analyst questioned whether FD Mark Pain or chief exec Mark Clare would be buying shares in the company any time soon."It's a good mark of confidence from the directors in the company's fortunes," he pointed out.Pain was cagey and joked that his wife ...

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    Taylor Wimpey update update


    There is a degree of uncertainty surrounding the date of Taylor Wimpey's next trading update - but what can we read into it?While Persimmon brought theirs forward this week and Barratt and Redrow are pencilled in the diary for November, there is no word from TW on a date yet.It ...

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    A week is a long time in housebuilding


    This week's news that £254m-turnover David McLean had fallen into administration sent reverberations around the industry because it was the biggest construction faller yet in the credit crunch.Administrator Deloitte will wind up the contracting arm and plans to sell off its housing developments; all very sensible so far.Presumably all the ...

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    Media plays down housing crisis - 160,000 house building jobs to go


    Not a headline you might expect. And let's hope the house building industry doesn't shed 160,000 jobs, but it is looking ever more likely.First let's get one thing out of the way. The media is blamed for hyping the crisis we now find ourselves in. To hold that view is ...