These dividend shares are set to update the market next week on recent trading. Will their share prices leap or wilt in response?
Bovis Homes Group
Housebuilders continue to thrive in spite of the uncertainty that Brexit’s causing for the broader UK housing market. Why? There simply aren’t enough existing properties entering the market to sate the appetite of first-time buyers. And this, combined with ultra-favourable lending conditions, means that sales of newly-constructed properties continue to chug steadily higher.
Bovis for one illustrated this fertile landscape perfectly when it declared in July that it continued to see “good demand for our new homes across all our operating regions.” Average private sales rate per site per week were up 15% year-on-year in the six months to June,