magazine 12 Apr 2018

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Shares identifies stocks which are priced for perfection and potentially vulnerable to even the slightest disappointment.

We explain that while some companies warrant a premium valuation investors need to carefully assess key fundamentals when analysing highly rated growth stocks.

Also this week: your pension lump sum options examined, the best performing investment trusts in the first quarter and all the fall-out from the Russian sanctions story.

We also unpick what new fund rules mean for your investments and how companies tackle the succession issue.

The stocks which are precariously balanced thanks to premium valuations

The current UK economic and political situation has prompted foreign investors to seek more stable places to hold their wealth

Enforced director share ownership may ensure executive management take more considered actions

First acquisition Stateside provides platform for faster growth

High street fashion label sells non-core business

UK’s appetite for equity funds wanes

UK-listed names also affected by crackdown

UBS turns positive on sector bellwether Lufthansa

The online food delivery company’s investment plans have divided the market

Insurance services business looking cheap after mixed reaction to results

Video games champion looks an impressive growth business

While ETF providers may be engaged in a price war, it’s important not to forget what these products are best used for

Smart small cap stock picking puts Lindsell Train at top of performance tree

Top issues to consider when deciding whether to withdraw the money

We talk you through the problem and how to sidestep it

WPP line up replacements for under pressure CEO Martin Sorrell  

Music streaming service is the latest hot tech firm to hit the market

Shareholders accounting for 10.8% of the issued share capital want to participate in an annual redemption offer

Melody VR should kick-start the AIM firm’s first route to revenue

We look at the big questions raised by new FCA regulations

Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton set to issue quarterly operational reviews

The AA's move into insurance and other initiatives shocked the market. Will all be forgiven when it releases its results?

Strong results and new business point to material upside

Above average yields farmed from FTSE 100 picks do the business for dependable Merchants

Global music and audio products purveyor is making all the right noises

Rumours emerge that activist investor is moving on chemicals play

Although impacted by market volatility, this company's reinforced customer base looks a winning formula

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Shares is provided for your general information and use and is not a personal recommendation to invest. It is not intended to be relied upon by you in making or not making any investment decisions. The investments referred to in these articles will not be suitable for all investors. If in doubt please seek appropriate independent financial advice.

Investors acting on the information in these articles do so at their own risk and AJ Bell Media and its staff do not accept liability for losses suffered by investors as a result of their investment decisions.

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