LONDON -- The FTSE 100
But that's just an aggregate of all the companies in the index, and individuals are still moving up and down every day. We look at three members of the various FTSE indices whose shares have fallen on news today.
Trucking firm Stobart
Those expectations had the City forecasting a 4.9% dividend for the year to February 2013 from earnings of 10.3 pence per share, but we should probably expect that to be cut back now. The shares are down 8% since Aug. 21, and 18% since their 52-week high in March.
Shares in troubled South African miner Lonmin
But the bigger problem for Lonmin has been the recent unrest at its Marikana mine, which led to the deaths of at least 34 protesters and two police officers. That gave the shares a new downward push, helping send them crashing more than 50% over the past 12 months.
The fall today reversed the recent rise on the back of hopes for the new discovery, and the shares are now down 19% from their 52-week high of 179 pence, set on April 30.
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