UK: COMPANIES TO EMULATE. (2 OF 2)

UK: COMPANIES TO EMULATE. (2 OF 2) -

by Trevor Merriden.
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

THE FREE VOTE.

1 1 Marks & Spencer 218 13.61

2 - Tesco 85 5.31

3 2 Glaxo Wellcome 83 5.18

4 4 British Airways 75 4.68

5 8 BT 69 4.31

6 - Reuters 66 4.12

7 - British Petroleum 64 4.00

8 7 Virgin 56 3.50

9 9 Shell Transport & Trading 52 3.25

10 - Rentokil 50 3.12

THE FULL 260

1 4 Tesco 8.03

2 15 Burford 7.76

3 38 Next 7.71

4 7 Marks & Spencer 7.68

5 1 Cadbury Schweppes 7.67

6 10 Reuters 7.63

7 14 SmithKline Beecham 7.58

8 45 Siebe 7.57

9 - Spirax Sarco 7.56

10 23 British Petroleum 7.51

11 13 Glaxo Wellcome 7.49

12 3 Smiths Industries 7.46

13 138 Argyll 7.44

14 20 British Land 7.38

15 8 Shell Transport & Trading 7.29

16 2 Unilever 7.29

17 12 GKN 7.28

18 21 BT 7.26

19 - Chelsfield 7.24

20 173 Asda 7.24

21 96 TI Group 7.18

22 31 Zeneca 7.18

23 - Perpetual 7.18

24 28 BOC 7.18

25 - Mercury Asset Management 7.16

26 - Lloyds TSB 7.05

27 5 Whitbread 7.02

28 33 Argos 7.01

29 44 British Airways 6.95

30 11 Rentokil 6.94

31 50 Hays 6.92

32 37 Thorn EMI 6.91

33 55 St Ives 6.89

34 79 RTZ 6.89

35 65 PowerGen 6.86

36 34 Dorling Kindersley 6.85

37 9 J Sainsbury 6.85

38 57 Bank of Scotland 6.84

39 150 Bass 6.81

40 24 Emap 6.81

41 78 BAT 6.80

42 46 De La Rue 6.80

43 47 Daily Mail & General Trust 6.76

44 41 BTR 6.76

45 16 Guinness 6.76

46 119 3i 6.75

47 6 Vodafone 6.75

48 25 Boots 6.75

49 17 Land Securities 6.74

50 83 Cookson Group 6.74

51 113 Weir Group 6.74

52 74 HSBC 6.73

53 121 Burmah Castrol 6.70

54 66 Grand Metropolitan 6.70

55 51 Wassall 6.69

56 - Dixons 6.68

57 35 Reed International 6.65

58 62 Southern Water 6.63

59 87 Scottish & Newcastle 6.61

60 166 Southern Electric 6.59

61 40 Allied Colloids Group 6.59

62 29 BAA 6.58

63 180 Morgan Crucible 6.56

64 71 Royal Bank of Scotland 6.56

65 48 Williams Holdings 6.56

66 - Orange 6.56

67 39 Granada 6.55

68 89 M&G Group 6.52

69 - Foreign & Colonial 6.51

70 148 Bunzl 6.48

71 - TT Group 6.48

72 146 IMI 6.47

73 56 ICI 6.47

74 18 Wolseley 6.47

75 144 Johnson Matthey 6.46

76 99 National Power 6.45

77 70 Courtaulds 6.45

78 75 Hammerson 6.44

79 77 Prudential Corporation 6.43

80 137 Reckitt & Colman 6.43

81 42 Wessex Water 6.43

82 63 Rolls-Royce 6.42

83 80 Wm Morrison 6.42

84 49 Tomkins 6.41

85 60 Bowthorpe 6.40

86 196 Glynwed 6.40

87 84 Commercial Union 6.39

88 110 British Aerospace 6.38

89 81 Amersham International 6.38

90 143 Barclays 6.37

91 92 Stakis 6.36

92 116 Scottish Power 6.36

93 127 National Westminster 6.34

94 151 Low & Bonar 6.33

95 26 Capital Radio 6.32

96 97 Abbey National 6.31

97 128 General Accident 6.31

98 52 Tate & Lyle 6.30

99 199 Yorkshire Electricity 6.27

100 82 Northern Foods 6.26

101 91 Racal Electronics 6.23

102 133 Associated British Foods 6.23

103 69 Smith & Nephew 6.22

104 59 Schroders 6.21

105 227 Burton 6.20

106 163 British Steel 6.19

107 170 Macfarlane 6.19

108 124 Pilkington 6.16

109 22 RMC Group 6.16

110 118 Trinity International 6.16

111 125 Stagecoach 6.15

112 54 BPB Industries 6.14

113 86 Electrocomponents 6.14

114 93 Severn Trent Water 6.13

115 174 Anglian Water 6.11

116 100 D S Smith 6.11

117 105 Compass Group 6.10

118 - South Staffordshire 6.09

119 193 Standard Chartered 6.08

120 - Close Brothers 6.07

121 185 Thames Water 6.04

122 - N Brown 6.03

123 53 Dewhirst Group 6.03

124 134 Scapa Group 6.02

125 - Hyder 6.00

126 187 Lloyds Abbey Life 5.99

127 72 Hanson 5.98

128 211 Rank Organisation 5.98

129 114 Caledonia Investments 5.97

130 - United Utilities 5.96

131 112 Blue Circle Industries 5.95

132 176 London Electricity 5.94

133 32 Carlton Communications 5.93

134 - Carpetright 5.93

135 135 St James's Place 5.92

136 157 BTP 5.90

137 168 Legal & General 5.90

138 132 Laporte Industries 5.89

139 183 BBA 5.89

140 135 Unigate 5.88

141 182 Charter 5.86

142 145 Highland Distilleries 5.86

143 123 Provident Financial 5.85

144 192 Sun Alliance 5.85

145 73 Laird 5.83

146 162 Scottish Hydro 5.82

147 30 Pearson 5.82

148 - Yule Catto 5.82

149 115 Vickers 5.81

150 101 Chubb Security 5.80

151 167 Midlands Electricity 5.76

152 58 Euromoney Publications 5.75

153 19 Rexam 5.74

154 204 Calor Group 5.73

155 149 Croda International 5.72

156 153 Watmoughs 5.72

157 172 Cable & Wireless 5.72

158 107 BICC 5.71

159 188 East Midlands Electricity 5.67

160 - London Clubs 5.67

161 67 GEC 5.67

162 179 Invesco 5.64

163 111 Hepworth 5.63

164 179 Dalgety 5.62

165 - National Grid 5.62

166 154 Storehouse 5.61

167 147 United Biscuits 5.59

168 152 Great Universal Stores 5.59

169 120 Brixton Estate 5.59

170 197 Bradford Property 5.58

171 161 Greenalls Group 5.58

172 122 Airtours 5.57

173 106 Danka Business Systems 5.57

174 198 J Waddington 5.56

175 43 Caradon MB 5.55

176 - Medeva 5.54

177 129 T&N 5.52

178 130 FKI 5.51

179 184 Royal Insurance 5.51

180 243 London International 5.50

181 85 First Leisure 5.50

182 202 WPP 5.48

183 - National Express 5.46

184 246 RJB 5.46

185 88 British Vita 5.45

186 222 MEPC 5.44

187 - Laura Ashley 5.42

188 206 Wolverhampton & Dudley 5.42

189 178 Yorkshire Water 5.42

190 117 Redland 5.38

191 104 Rugby Group 5.38

192 131 Iceland 5.35

193 103 Allied Textiles 5.34

194 232 Mirror Group 5.33

195 226 Savoy Hotel 5.31

196 230 Enterprise Oil 5.31

197 - Sherwood Group 5.31

198 64 Securicor 5.30

199 195 Christian Salvesen 5.30

200 231 Brake Bros 5.26

201 76 Arjo Wiggins Appleton 5.26

202 223 Ocean Group 5.25

203 209 Aegis 5.25

204 189 Hillsdown Holdings 5.24

205 136 Lucas 5.23

206 156 United News & Media 5.20

207 218 Great Portland Estates 5.20

208 98 Farnell Electronics 5.17

209 208 Guardian Royal Exchange 5.17

210 - Lloyds Chemists 5.17

211 200 Inchcape 5.15

212 217 English China Clays 5.15

213 - ED&F Man Group 5.14

214 142 Cowie Group 5.13

215 228 BET 5.13

216 186 Associated British Ports 5.12

217 - Refuge 5.11

218 - DFS 5.11

219 - Wickes 5.10

220 126 Pentland Group 5.09

221 - Sema Group 5.07

222 171 UniChem 5.05

223 220 Park Food Group 5.04

224 61 Claremont Garments 5.03

225 233 South West Water 4.97

226 201 Scottish TV 4.97

227 155 HTV 4.91

228 247 Lonrho 4.89

229 241 Lasmo 4.89

230 27 Coats Viyella 4.88

231 224 Booker 4.82

232 190 Readicut International 4.81

233 219 Ladbroke 4.80

234 - Vaux Group 4.80

235 207 NFC 4.80

236 203 Yorkshire Tyne Tees 4.78

237 140 Allied Domecq 4.78

238 234 Harrisons & Crosfield 4.76

239 225 Blenheim 4.74

240 221 Britannic Assurance 4.72

241 - MFI 4.72

242 194 Mersey Docks 4.70

243 229 Slough Estates 4.69

244 68 Courtaulds Textiles 4.68

245 235 Kingfisher 4.64

246 108 P&O 4.57

247 215 Tarmac 4.53

248 164 W H Smith 4.52

249 - British Biotech 4.51

250 - Fine Art Developments 4.39

251 248 Nurdin & Peacock 4.39

252 244 Cordiant 4.34

253 175 Flextech 4.14

254 216 British Gas 4.14

255 205 Wm Baird 4.02

256 191 Sears 3.94

257 - House of Fraser 3.85

258 245 Dawson International 3.58

259 238 Kwik Save 3.57

260 249 Eurotunnel 2.85

INDEX

Abbey National 96

Aegis 203

Airtours 172

Allied Colloids Group 61

Allied Domecq 237

Allied Textiles 193

Amersham International 89

Anglian Water 115

Argos 28

Argyll 13

Arjo Wiggins Appleton 201

Asda 20

Ashley (Laura) 187

Associated British Foods 102

Associated British Ports 216

BAA 62

Baird (Wm) 255

Bank of Scotland 38

Barclays 90

Bass 39

BAT 41

BBA 139

BET 215

BICC 158

Blenheim 239

Blue Circle Industries 131

BOC 24

Booker 231

Boots 48

Bowthorpe 85

BPB Industries 112

Bradford Property 170

Brake Bros 200

Britannic Assurance 240

British Aerospace 88

British Airways 29

British Biotech 249

British Gas 254

British Land 14

British Petroleum 10

British Steel 106

BT 18

British Vita 185

Brixton Estate 169

Brown (N) 122

BTP 136

BTR 44

Bunzl 70

Burford 2

Burmah Castrol 53

Burton 105

Cable & Wireless 157

Cadbury Schweppes 5

Caledonia Investments 129

Calor Group 154

Capital Radio 95

Caradon MB 175

Carlton Communications 133

Carpetright 134

Charter 141

Chelsfield 19

Chubb Security 150

Claremont Garments 224

Close Brothers 120

Coats Viyella 230

Commercial Union 87

Compass Group 117

Cookson Group 50

Cordiant 252

Courtaulds 77

Courtaulds Textiles 244

Cowie Group 214

Croda International 155

Daily Mail &General Trust 43

Dalgety 164

Danka Business Systems 173

Dawson International 258

De La Rue 42

Dewhirst Group 123

DFS 218

Dixons 56

Dorling Kindersley 36

East Midlands Electricity 159

Electrocomponents 113

Emap 40

English China Clays 212

Enterprise Oil 196

Euromoney Publications 152

Eurotunnel 260

Farnell Electronics 208

Fine Art Developments 250

First Leisure 181

FKI 178

Flextech 253

Foreign & Colonial 69

General Accident 97

GEC 161

GKN 17

Glaxo Wellcome 11

Glynwed 86

Granada 67

Grand Metropolitan 54

Great Portland Estates 207

Great Universal Stores 168

Greenalls Group 171

Guardian Royal Exchange 209

Guinness 45

Hammerson 78

Hanson 127

Harrisons & Crosfield 238

Hays 31

Hepworth 163

Highland Distilleries 142

Hillsdown Holdings 204

House of Fraser 257

HSBC 52

HTV 227

Hyder 125

Iceland 192

ICI 73

IMI 72

Inchcape 211

Invesco 162

Johnson Matthey 75

Kingfisher 245

Kwik Save 259

Ladbroke 233

Laird 145

Land Securities 49

Laporte Industries 138

Lasmo 229

Legal & General 137

Lloyds Abbey Life 126

Lloyds Chemists 210

Lloyds TSB 26

London Clubs 160

London Electricity 132

London International 180

Lonrho 228

Low & Bonar 94

Lucas 205

M&G Group 68

Macfarlane 107

Man (ED&F) 213

Marks & Spencer 4

Medeva 176

MEPC 186

Mercury Asset Management 25

Mersey Docks 242

MFI 241

Midlands Electricity 151

Mirror Group 194

Morgan Crucible 63

Morrison (Wm) 83

National Express 183

National Grid 165

National Power 76

National Westminster 93

Next 3

NFC 235

Northern Foods 100

Nurdin & Peacock 251

Ocean Group 202

Orange 66

P&O 246

Park Food Group 223

Pearson 147

Pentland Group 220

Perpetual 23

Pilkington 108

PowerGen 35

Provident Financial 143

Prudential Corporation 79

Racal Electronics 101

Rank Organisation 128

Readicut International 232

Reckitt & Colman 80

Redland 190

Reed International 57

Refuge 217

Rentokil 30

Reuters 6

Rexam 153

RJB 184

RMC Group 109

Rolls-Royce 82

Royal Bank of Scotland 64

Royal Insurance 179

RTZ 34

Rugby Group 191

Sainsbury (J) 37

Salvesen (Christian) 199

Savoy Hotel 195

Scapa Group 124

Schroders 104

Scottish & Newcastle 59

Scottish Hydro 146

Scottish Power 92

Scottish TV 226

Sears 256

Securicor 198

Sema Group 221

Severn Trent Water 114

Shell Transport & Trading 15

Sherwood Group 197

Siebe 8

Slough Estates 243

Smith & Nephew 103

Smith (W H) 248

Smith (D S) 116

SmithKline Beecham 7

Smiths Industries 12

South Staffordshire 118

South West Water 225

Southern Electric 60

Southern Water 58

Spirax Sarco 9

St James's Place 135

St Ives 33

Stagecoach 111

Stakis 91

Standard Chartered 119

Storehouse 166

Sun Alliance 144

T&N 177

Tarmac 247

Tate & Lyle 98

Tesco 1

Thames Water 121

Thorn EMI 32

3i 46

TI Group 21

Tomkins 84

Trinity International 110

TT Group 71

UniChem 222

Unigate 140

Unilever 16

United Biscuits 167

United News & Media 206

United Utilities 130

Vaux Group 234

Vickers 149

Vodafone 47

Waddington (J) 174

Wassall 55

Watmoughs 156

Weir Group 51

Wessex Water 81

Whitbread 27

Wickes 219

Williams Holdings 65

Wolseley 74

Wolverhampton & Dudley 188

WPP 182

Yorkshire Electricity 99

Yorkshire Water 189

Yorkshire Tyne Tees 236

Yule Catto 148

Zeneca 22.

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