Chart of the week


Uber posts an ugly set of third-quarter results

“You would have thought that WeWork’s spectacular fall from grace would act as a warning to companies about going for growth at any costs and...

Tue, 05/11/2019 - 16:23


BT avoids another first-half dividend horror show on Hallowe’en

“A cut to its first-half dividend a year ago was a sign that BT was in trouble and the shares have largely given investors...

Thu, 31/10/2019 - 13:55


Netflix results soothe some but not all of investors’ concerns

Netflix’s third-quarter earnings per share figure of $1.47 absolutely demolished the consensus analysts’ forecast of $1.05, as sales grew by 31% year-on-year, operating profit...

Thu, 17/10/2019 - 11:29


Ashtead looks to shrug off worries over US slowdown

Ashtead’s first-quarter sales and profit figures are in line with the forecasts for the full-year put out by the management team alongside June’s full-year...

Wed, 11/09/2019 - 08:55


PPI comes back to bite RBS one final time

“Just when investors were wondering whether the worst of RBS’ regulatory woes were behind it, the bank has confirmed that a final rush of...

Wed, 04/09/2019 - 16:58


Investors give Flutter another spin after pleasing interims

“Sailors always believe that it is tempting fate to change the name of a ship as it can bring bad luck, but so far ...

Wed, 07/08/2019 - 14:10


Barclays’ investment bank goes some (small) way to proving its worth

“On a stated basis, Barclays’ second-quarter, stated pre-tax profit fell by a fifth to £1.5 billion, which wouldn’t usually be a cause for celebration,...

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 13:10


PPI returns to haunt Lloyds (and bad loans trend looks a little worrying too)

“You cannot help but get the feeling that the 29 August Payment Protection Insurance claims deadline cannot come quick enough for the big banks, especially...

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 12:18


Apple looks to lay foundations for return to profits growth with Q3 results

Apple’s shares are up by a third this year and the company is within touching distance of the $1 trillion market cap mark again,...

Tue, 30/07/2019 - 10:08


Hammerson yet to nail a catalyst that unlocks value for shareholders

Hammerson’s shares continue to look very cheap on both a dividend yield and net asset value (NAV) basis, its prime outlet sites are proving...

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 13:26


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