LONDON -- The FTSE 100
But even if the FTSE is keeping away from the limelight, there are plenty of companies in the individual indexes that are not so bashful. Here are three reaching new heights...
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey
Taylor Wimpey might look highly valued now, on a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 16, but we're really nowhere near pre-crash earnings and dividend levels again yet, and 2013 forecasts bring the P/E down to 12.
Shares in Paypoint
If the full year meets current forecasts, we should be looking forward to a dividend yield of 3.8% on top of all that nice share price appreciation.
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And though earnings per share is expected to fall again in the year to March 2013, latest forecasts suggest a full-year dividend of around 3%, and earnings should start to recover in 2014.
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