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Persimmon yields 12.3%, but can you trust the company to deliver?
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Persimmon yields 12.3%, but can you trust the company to deliver?

With a dividend yield of 12.3%, Persimmon looks like a highly attractive prospect for income investors. But that sort of yield can also indicate compa…
1 Jul 2022
If you’d invested in: Persimmon and Centrica
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If you’d invested in: Persimmon and Centrica

Persimmon is the UK’s second-largest housebuilder. In November, it said the total sales rate per site for the third quarter was in line with the same …
17 Nov 2017
Should you buy housebuilders?
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Should you buy housebuilders?

House builders have seen their shares hammered since the Brexit vote. Is there further to fall – or is this a buying opportunity? Sarah Moore investig…
15 Jul 2016
FTSE 100 ahead as eurozone succumbs to deflation
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FTSE 100 ahead as eurozone succumbs to deflation

Falling prices in the eurozone have heaped yet more pressure on central bank boss Mario Draghi to turn on the money taps.
7 Jan 2015
It’s time to sell out of the housebuilding sector – here’s why
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It’s time to sell out of the housebuilding sector – here’s why

Shares in housebuilders have done very well in the last few years. But it's time to sell. Ed Bowsher explains why, and picks a more attractive sector …
9 May 2014