Weekly Report: What’s better, funds or shares?

There has been a lot of talk recently about funds and their usefulness in a bear market. After all, when things are slowing down and the stock market is falling in value, the idea that a fund will somehow do better than an individual share is quite frankly a nonsensical argument. Click here to download the full report.       What’s better… Read More

Weekly Report: Ilika Technologies

Readers may remember a company we discussed a few years ago in the field of Graphene production: Versarien. Lucky investors managed to get the share at entry for 13p only to sell out at circa 150p. Versarien was a high technology play that engaged university participation at an early stage, very similar to the company Ilika (IKA). Click here to download the… Read More

Weekly Report: Brexit-proof shares

Tritax Big Box REIT plc is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on investing in logistics facilities in the United Kingdom. It invests in and manages both standing assets and pre-let forward funded developments. The Company focuses on well-located, modern Big Box logistics assets, typically greater than 500,000 square feet, let to institutional-grade tenants on long-term leases (typically at least 12 years in length) with upward-only rent reviews and… Read More

Weekly Report: Oil Companies in focus

Shell’s first half profits rose 36% to $10.3bn on an underlying basis. Higher oil & gas prices boosted results in the Integrated Gas and Upstream divisions, partially offset by lower margins in Downstream and increased costs across the group. The quarterly dividend remains unchanged at $0.47 a share, with Shell also announcing a $25bn share buyback to be completed over the 2018-2020 period. BP has spent the… Read More

Weekly Report: Brexit Outcomes

Ahead of the crucial Brexit vote we take a look at an outcome analysis and how this will affect the markets. The purpose of this report is to not align with a particular view to which side is either right or wrong but to assess the effects of Brexit and look for opportunities. It can be said the words “deal or no deal” have not been heard… Read More

Weekly Report: Interserve

The Financial Times reported that Interserve was looking for a deal to refinance its debt which would mean lenders taking a significant loss while public shareholders would be “virtually wiped out”. Its share price dropped to a 30-year low last month. Ahead of the Monday’s open which could with no doubt see investors rushing to the exits we look at Interserve and evaluate the company and… Read More

Weekly Report: Indivior

The company is a specialty pharmaceuticals business and was established as the Buprenorphine division of Reckitt Benckiser in 1994. In December 2014, it was spun off into a separate company named Indivior by Reckitt Benckiser. By February 2015, the company was capitalised at £2.3 billion on the London Stock Exchange. Indivior had a good start when it came to the market, but there were always concerns regarding the generic… Read More

Weekly Report: Sophos Group

Sophos Group is a provider of cloud-enabled end-user and network security solutions. Its geographic segments include Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the Americas, and Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). Its products under end-user security include Sophos Mobile Control 6, which is developed to include Sophos Secure Email, a personal information management container solution for e-mail, calendar and contacts, and Sophos Server Protection Advanced, which integrates… Read More

Weekly Report: Gold

The gold price has fallen for the month of November to 4-week lows, thanks to a higher U.S. dollar index and lower crude oil prices which are pressuring the precious metals markets. The US Central Bank kept rates unchanged, but have reaffirmed its monetary tightening stance, setting the stage for a 25-basis point rate hike in December. As a result, the treasury yields spiked, which has pushed… Read More

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