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Ex-divs to take 4.1 points off FTSE 100 on Oct 10

LONDON Oct 8 (Reuters) - The following FTSE 100

companies will goex-dividend on Wednesday, after which investors will no longer qualify for thelatest dividend payout.

According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect ofthe resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 4.11 points offthe index.

COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND INDEX IMPACT(pence) (points)InterContinental Hotels108.40 1.24Kingfisher3.09 0.29Smith & Nephew9.90 cents 0.22Tesco4.63 1.47Wolseley40.00 0.45WPP Group8.80 0.44Among FTSE 250

companies going ex-dividend are:

COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND(pence)Balfour Beatty5.60Cobham2.40Daejan Holdings51.00Hays1.67Murray9.00InternationalTrustRightmove9.00SIG1.00Spirax-Sarco16.00Travis Perkins8.00Unite Group1.00Yule Catto2.20

(Reporting by Jon Hopkins; Editing by Simon Jessop, John Stonestreet)

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