magazine 9 Feb 2017

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How much can you expect to make on any FTSE 100 stock this year? We answer this question in this week's Shares, pulling together analyst price targets on every blue-chip company so you know where the best, and worst, opportunities lie. We also tell you how to get first dibs on super fund manager Neil Woodford's new 5% income fund, explain how you can build a £40,000 portfolio in 5 years and reveal the true cost of investing in funds. There's a new pawn broker IPO analysed, 4 things you need to know about Lifetime ISAs and a look at budget airline Wizz Air, plus loads of other interesting features, company news, our best investment ideas, market stats and much more.

We reveal the stocks set to make and lose you the most amount of money in 2017, based on analyst calculations

Why it has never been more important to consider foreign exchange rates when investing

Woodford-backed biotech investor also among forthcoming IPOs

Theme parks technology firm in late H2 rally

Beating estimates would go against grain of trading conditions

Company begins to demonstrate commercial potential of its technology

No guarantee Trump’s plan to loosen regulation will work or be exported overseas

Irish group’s acquisitions highlight attractions of the nutrition space

Biggest oil and gas IPO since commodity crash looks an interesting income play

Use share price weakness to buy at cheaper level

Outsourced IT supplier bids to drive scale

Shock resignation comes alongside damaging profit warning

Latest acquisition triggers major upgrade to earnings forecasts

Big demand for shares as marketing firm builds war chest for acquisitions

We explain the different fees you should expect to pay

Is this a foolproof way of spotting bargains?

The key details on the new tax-efficient savings option

Six lower-risk fund suggestions to help achieve this financial goal

Investors not in a rush may wish to look at new report for alternative income ideas

Takeover approach could yield significant return for savvy investors

Activity is ramping up as oil prices stabilise

Fellow gold miner Randgold is also being generous with its dividend

Investors should take note of JP Morgan/Markit survey

Land investment in the 1980s has turned out to be a whopping win

The business formerly called Vislink falls on its face after name change

Retail investors should get a chance to apply for the new fund by mid March

Will there be any bad news alongside full year results?

Surprises unlikely from trading platform supplier

Investors onside with Drax's gas turbine and supply moves

A closer relationship between Russia and the US could provide economic benefits

Get in quick before the market ‘renews’ its enthusiasm for the small cap firm

Jaywing uses data to help companies learn and engage with the public

Electricals specialist says strong trading has continued into 2017

Major shareholder complains that Delek's takeover bid is too low

How to use specific factors such as quality, value and size to enhance your investment strategy