magazine 6 Apr 2017

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We’re now in the new tax year which means up to £20,000 can be invested across one or more types of ISA wrapper. To stimulate ideas for new additions to your ISA, the new issue of Shares looks at 10 stocks in detail which might interest investors with a longer-term time horizon. They are split into five themes: income, higher-risk, quality, growth and recovery situations.
Also in Shares this week is a discussion on using AIM stocks to help minimise your estate’s inheritance tax bill in the future. You will also find articles on FTSE 100 dividends, takeover targets and a discussion on why now is a very interesting time to look at over-50s specialist Saga. Plus there’s UK software firm that has ignited its growth flame and lots of other interesting features, company news, our best investment ideas, market stats and much more.

10 stocks ideas across income, growth, recovery, high-risk and top quality

Highly cash generative firm points out that capex requirements are greatly reduced this year

Animal genetics specialist set to benefit from favourable ruling

Company cuts prices to attract overseas shoppers

Payouts look generous but watch out for the risks too

Asset manager enjoying healthy inflows off the back of successful fund launch

Further weakness in the pound could see more foreign companies swoop on UK firms

Company wants better financing terms as it eyes ambitious growth

Shares cyber security top pick impresses

Payout looks secure in the immediate future despite earnings shortfall

Four acquisitions provide platform to start chasing decent deals

Start-ups investor sees value beyond biotech roots

Engineering AIM peer Avingtrans in buyout talks

Property developer achieved no sales in second half of its current financial year

Broadcast technology firm’s existence in jeopardy

Over-50s specialist could be on cusp of major growth breakthrough

Saracen Global Income & Growth manager explains why benchmarks do not factor in his strategy

Sector is attractive for its wide discounts, deal flow and dividends

Many companies on the junior market can reward you in more than one way

Weighing up the new savings vehicle versus pensions

Dividend reinvestment unlocks the wealth generating potential of equities

Meat packer benefits from high demand in the UK, Ireland and Australia

Canadian firm shows takeover interest in UK engineering consultancy

Gambling marketer is highly rated by analysts at investment bank Berenberg

Market conditions getting tougher for white goods seller

Playing and watching of esports to soar

Apple u-turn highlights risk of being too reliant on a few customers

ONS has moved to a new way of measuring rising prices

Jewellery retailer-to-pawnbroker ready for maiden market update

Firmer end markets could excite investors

London focus is attractive given strong fundamentals

Expansion firmly back on the agenda for project software firm

Plugs, wires and lighting specialist is on a roll after impressive first set of numbers

Still among best cloud plays on UK market