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Barratt sees annual performance modestly above prior view

Barratt sees annual performance modestly above prior view
FILE PHOTO: A company logo is seen on the side of a house at a Barratt Homes housing development near Preston, Britain, October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble -
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(Reuters) - Britain's biggest housebuilder Barratt Developments Plc said on Thursday its outlook for the year was modestly above prior expectations and reported higher forward sales so far this year.

The firm said total forward sales had risen 2.4 percent to 3.37 billion pounds by May 5, equating to 526 more units than the year-ago period.

(Reporting by Shashwat Awasthi and Samantha Machado in Bengaluru; editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

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