20-Aug-2013 09:11 AM
ITV has repurchased a further aggregate principle amount of £4.65m of the 4% convertible bonds due 2016.
The bonds - representing 3.4% of the initial amount - will be cancelled following which the outstanding amount of the bonds will be £80m.
16-Aug-2013 09:48 AM
ITV has repurchased a further aggregate principle amount of £7.9m of the 4% convertible bonds due 2016.
The bonds - representing 5.9% of the initial amount - will be cancelled following which the outstanding amount of the bonds will be £84.65m.
31-Jul-2013 01:42 PM
Investec lifts GKN to buy from add, target raised from 320p to 395p.Deutsche Bank downgrades Next to hold from buy, target raised from 4,850p to 5,380p.
Exane BNP Paribas lifts Anglo American to neutral from underperform, target raised from 1400p to 1550
30-Jul-2013 08:35 AM
ITV posts adjusted pre-tax profits of £270m, for the six months to the end of June - up from £233m last time.
Total revenues rose by 2% to £1,309m and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation increased to £291m from £263m as marg
26-Jul-2013 09:59 AM
ITV it has acquired 100% of Big Talk Productions and associated companies, the producer of award-winning programmes 'Friday Night Dinner', 'Him & Her' and 'Rev' as well as films including 'Shaun of the Dead', &apos
10-Jul-2013 03:14 PM
Morgan Stanley reiterates overweight on ITV, target raised from 135p to 175p. Investec cuts Ladbrokes to hold from buy, target cut from 230p to 220p.
Exane BNP Paribas lifts Tesco to outperform from neutral, target raised from 365p to 385p.
Exane BNP Pa
28-Jun-2013 08:09 AM
ITV has repurchased a further aggregate principle amount of £4.85m of the 4% convertible bonds due 2016.
The bonds purchased, representing 3.6% of the initial amount, will be cancelled following which the outstanding amount of the bonds will be £101.
19-Jun-2013 08:25 AM
ITV is acquiring a controlling stake in Thinkfactory Media, a leading US producer of reality, entertainment and drama, including the Emmy award-winning Hatfields & McCoys.
ITV will pay an upfront cash consideration of $30m for a 65% stake in Thinkfactory
10-Jun-2013 02:17 PM
Citigroup lifts Betfair to buy from neutral, target raised from 880p to 950p. Liberum Capital reiterates buy on ITV, target raised from 155p to 200p.
HSBC reiterates overweight on ASOS, target raised from 3660p to 4380p.
Deutsche Bank retains sell on Na
15-May-2013 07:05 AM
Broadcaster ITV said today it is on track for another year of good growth. Broadcast & Online Q1 revenues were up 6% at £465m, driven by 6% growth in NAR and 17% increase in Online, Pay & Interactive revenues.
ITV Studios is set to deliver double digit
13-May-2013 09:18 AM
ITV is taking a controlling stake in High Noon Entertainment a leading supplier of reality and entertainment shows for US cable networks.
ITV will pay $25.65m upfront for a 60% stake in High Noon Entertainment with a top-up payment in 2015 based on the p
22-Apr-2013 10:04 AM
ITV has agreed to acquire 100% of the multi-award winning independent producer, The Garden, the company behind 24 Hours in A&E and Inside Claridge's.
It will pay an upfront cash consideration of £18m with a further capped cash payment contingent on
07-Mar-2013 02:23 PM
Nomura cuts African Barrick Gold to reduce from neutral, target 200p from 435p. Westhouse Securities cuts ITV to add from buy, target 144p from 141p.
Goldman Sachs lifts Segro to buy from neutral, target 285p
Westhouse Securities cuts Serco to neutral f
06-Mar-2013 01:38 PM
ITV plc has repaid £138m of its £200m 2019 bilateral loan.
Total savings in adjusted financing costs are expected to be around £50m over the remainder of the loan - around £9m on an annualised basis, and will result in an exceptional loss of £38m.
28-Feb-2013 01:54 PM
Nomura cuts Shire to neutral from buy, target price down to 2160p from 2,300p. Deutsche Bank cuts Bovis Homes to hold from buy, target price 679p from 667p.
Westhouse Securities lifts ITV to buy from add, target 141p from 133p.
Investec lifts ITV to hol
27-Feb-2013 07:21 AM
Commercial broadcaster ITV reported external revenues up 3% to £2.196bn in the year to end-December (2011: £2.14bn), with growth in all areas of the business.
Total non-NAR revenues were up £114m, 12%, to £1,036m (2011: £922m).
ITV Studios revenue
28-Jan-2013 08:42 AM
ITV has acquired the freehold of London Television Centre, home to the company's headquarters and studios on the South Bank.
The company has purchased the 2.5 acre site for £56m from Coal Pension Properties Ltd.
Should there be any substantial re
21-Dec-2012 02:06 PM
Alphavalue downgrades ITV from add to reduce, target up from 107.7p to 107.9p. Goldman Sachs downgrades ENRC from buy to neutral, target cut from 398p to 292p.
Alphavalue upgrades Smith & Nephew from sell to reduce, target price raised from 595.6p to 657
21-Nov-2012 08:57 AM
Channels 3 and 5 are to have their licences renewed for another 10 years, subject to negotiations which include the levels of public service broadcasting. The decision will give both Channel 3 and 5 the security required to plan and deliver public servi
14-Nov-2012 02:16 PM
Liberum Capital downgrades Royal Bank of Scotland from buy to hold, target price unchanged at 290p. Canaccord Genuity upgrades Britvic from hold to buy.
Liberum Capital downgrades Barclays from buy to hold, target price cut from 245p to 230p.
13-Nov-2012 07:05 AM
Broadcaster ITV said total external revenues were up 4% to £1.573bn (2011: £1.515bn), with non-NAR revenues up 15% at £730m (2011: £633m) driven by ITV Studios.
ITV Studios is trading strongly with total revenues up 20% to £498m (2011: £416m),
15-Oct-2012 02:25 PM
Westhouse Securities initiates buy on ITV, target price 105p. Cheuvreux downgrades InterContinental Hotels Group from outperform to underperform.
Barclays Capital downgrades BT Group from overweight to equalweight, target price cut from 260p to 230p.
08-Oct-2012 09:30 AM
ITV has taken over Finnish producer Tarinatalo as the company continues to build a strong international content business.
ITV says this is a key part of its transformation plan.
Together with the recently acquired Norwegian indie Mediacircus, the acqui
13-Sep-2012 02:25 PM
S&P Equity Research downgrades ITV from sell to strong sell, target price cut from 75p to 72p. Societe Generale downgrades BAE Systems from hold to sell.
Daniel Stewart upgrades Lloyds Banking Group from sell to hold, target price 39p.
Panmure Gordon do
14-Aug-2012 02:45 PM
Panmure Gordon upgrades Standard Life from hold to buy, target price raised from 240p to 295p. Peel Hunt initiates buy on Xaar, target price 325p.
Nomura upgrades ITV from neutral to buy, target price raised from 105p to 115p.
Goldman Sachs downgrades D