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Sunday share tips: London Stock Exchange, International Personal Finance, Microsaic

Sunday share tips: London Stock Exchange, International Personal Finance, Microsaic

Sun, 29 March 2015

Buy shares of London Stock Exchange (LSE), Danny Fortson recommended in the Sunday Times. The Inside the City columnist said since chief executive Xavier Rolet took over in 2009 LSE it has outperforme... [more]

Friday tips round-up: LSE, Amec FosterWheeler

Friday tips round-up: LSE, Amec FosterWheeler

Fri, 27 March 2015

The decision by Borse Dubai to get out of its stake in the London Stock Exchange can be put down to profit-taking. The LSE's shares rose 61% since 2007, easily outpacing the 15% rise seen in the FTSE ... [more]

Thursday tips round-up: Bellway, CardFactory

Thursday tips round-up: Bellway, CardFactory

Thu, 26 March 2015

There is no sign that housing is cooling off, homebuilder Bellway told investors. Since January its reservations were up by 10%, despite the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming elections. In the late... [more]

Wednesday tips round-up: Wolseley, Standard Chartered

Wednesday tips round-up: Wolseley, Standard Chartered

Wed, 25 March 2015

An improving US economy drove revenues and profits higher at homebuilders' merchant Wolseley over the last half year. The London-listed outfit derived three-quarters of its profits from the States. Si... [more]

Tuesday tips round-up: Centamin, Halfords

Tuesday tips round-up: Centamin, Halfords

Tue, 24 March 2015

Egypt-focused gold miner Centamin offers investors a rather unique selling point, a dividend yield of about 3%. That comes despite the poor performance by the price of gold over the past year, which f... [more]

Wednesday tips round-up: BHP Billiton, IG Group

Wed, 18 March 2015

BHP Billiton's decision to de-merge some of its non-core activities into a new vehicle, South 32, opens up some intriguing possibilities, according to The Times' Tempus column. In essence, the Austral... [more]

Tuesday tips round-up: BG Group, Faroe Petroleum

Tue, 17 March 2015

The headwinds faced by BG Group in Egypt are abating, but others continue to hold it back. An agreement reached over the weekend will see the company invest $2bn alongside two Egyptian outfits in its ... [more]

Friday tips round-up: TSB, Fenner

Fri, 13 March 2015

Lloyds was quick to show its approval of Spanish lender Banco Sabadell's bid for TSB and rightly so. The 360p a share offer which has been put on the table represents a small premium to the UK bank's ... [more]

Thursday tips round-up: Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Foxtons

Thu, 12 March 2015

Hikma Pharmaceuticals' decision not to sell its injectables business is probably one of the savviest decisions the company has taken in the last few years. The price-tag mooted was $2bn. More importan... [more]

Wednesday tips round-up: Prudential, Close Brothers

Wed, 11 March 2015

Whoever replaces Tidjane Thiam at the helm of Prudential will have a tough act to follow, but he should stick to the game plan. Since being brought on board Thiam managed to constantly confound those ... [more]

Tuesday tips round-up: Apple, Abcam

Tue, 10 March 2015

Consumer tech giant Apple's hold on the average Americans' imagination is such that a recent survey shows that should it launch a new product, such as an electric car, close to 20m individuals would c... [more]

Friday tips round-up: BT Group

Fri, 06 March 2015

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Friday tips round-up: Aviva, BT Group

Fri, 06 March 2015

Market thinking on Aviva's takeover of Friends Life appears to have turned for the better, after the shares' initial negative reaction. The former stands to gain the most from the combination. Certain... [more]

Thursday tips round-up: Dignity, Legal & General

Thu, 05 March 2015

There are few things in life as certain as death, which gives funeral parlour operator Dignity exceptional visibility. So while the number of funerals dropped by 3.5% last year, the company is now set... [more]

Wednesday tips round-up: Barclays, Merlin Entertainments

Wed, 04 March 2015

Sentiment may have turned on shares of Barclays. The stock has risen 15% over the last six months, outperforming other UK banks and its universal European peers. Hence, the lender's stock now changes ... [more]

Tuesday tips round-up: Rio Tinto, Intertek

Tue, 03 March 2015

It's cheap and dirty - coal, that is. It has also become increasingly less profitable as the price has continued to decline. Since spring 2011 it has nearly halved. In fact, in the case of Australian ... [more]

Sunday share tips: Carillion, Cineworld, Travis Perkins

Sun, 01 March 2015

Might Carillion be building up for another bid for rival Balfour Beatty? Ahead of Wednesday's results and after last week's six-month takeover bid came to an end, Danny Fortson in the Sunday Times sai... [more]

Thursday tips round-up: TSB, Aldermore, Henderson Group

Thu, 26 February 2015

Sometimes, having too much money is a bad thing - particularly if you are bank. That is the case at TSB, it has far more capital and a higher cost base than it needs. This shows up in its loan-to-depo... [more]

Wednesday tips round-up: BHP BIlliton, GKN

Wed, 25 February 2015

Under pressure perhaps to keep investors happy with its yield, mining group BHP Billiton on Tuesday announced it would be increasing its interim pay-out by 3%. Analysts expect a full-year dividend yie... [more]

Tuesday tips round-up: Bunzl, Dechra Pharmaceuticals

Tue, 24 February 2015

Despite foreign exchange headwinds and the economic slowdown on the continent, Bunzl continues to sport a multiple of over 21 times earnings. The company, which distributes a range of workaday cleanin... [more]

Sunday share tips: Ladbrokes, Sports Direct, Speedy Hire

Sun, 22 February 2015

Richard Glynn is expected to hold Ladbrokes' dividend when he unveils the bookmaker's annual results on February 26th, but the odds on a subsequent cut are shortening, Matthew Goodman said in the Sund... [more]

Friday tips round-up: Centrica, Rexam

Fri, 20 February 2015

In an unexpected move, Centrica's new chief, Iain Coon, decided to cut the dividend pay-out for the first time in the company's history. It was reduced by 30% to its lowest since 2009. At approximatel... [more]

Wednesday tips round-up: Wood Group, HSBC

Wed, 18 February 2015

Investors should be wary of yesterday's surge in the shares of oil field services group Wood Group. The company reported a strong set of figures despite the recent drop in oil prices. However, one mus... [more]

Tuesday tips round-up: Hammerson, DX Group

Tue, 17 February 2015

Shares in Hammerson have outperformed the market smartly over the last year, rising by 22%, with the bulk of those gains having materialised this year. Investor interest in the retail property sector ... [more]

Sunday share tips: Hammerson, BT, dotDigital

Sun, 15 February 2015

Hold shares of property investor Hammerson, Danny Fortson recommended in the Sunday Times. The Inside the City tipster suspects the company's annual results on February 16th could be very strong, supp... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Carnival 3,245.00 7.18 17:08
InterContinental Hotels Group 2,640.00 2.76 17:09
Shire Plc 5,425.00 2.17 17:13
SABMiller 3,613.00 1.43 17:12
Compass Group 1,174.00 1.21 17:09

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Weir Group 1,714.00 -3.55 17:08
Glencore 288.15 -3.05 17:09
Sports Direct International 621.50 -3.04 17:07
Anglo American 1,044.00 -3.02 17:08
Randgold Resources Ltd. 4,756.00 -2.98 17:08