magazine 21 Jun 2018
Demergers are back in fashion with five companies in the FTSE 350 index each preparing to split into two separately-listed entities. The new issue of Shares looks at how unbundled companies can often outperform their former parent.
Also this week; discover how to overcome three hurdles facing buy-to-let investments. Learn how to track down lost pensions and whether you should consolidate them.
There is an in-depth look at why shares in British American Tobacco have fallen by a third in value in a year. The digital magazine also explores the pains weighing on Indivior and reveals why declining power prices could hurt some renewable energy-related investment trusts.
Old Mutual, Whitbread, Prudential and Capital & Counties are set to join a growing number of companies splitting in two
We take stock of important events which could influence future earnings for gambling companies
Changing the way companies report revenue should encourage greater transparency
The ECB has set the date to stop its programme of quantitative easing. Is the region ready for such a big reversal?
We explain what’s happened at the FTSE 250 company and why analysts think now is the time to buy
Engineering software firm shoots the lights out with pro forma profits
Investors are increasingly worried about the risks facing the cigarette industry
The company has suffered a 24% drop in its shares since flagging an accounting error in April
JOHCM UK Dynamic continues to profit from positive corporate change
Aberdeen Diversified Income and Growth has done well in a fairly hostile environment helped by its diversification
Stifel explains its ‘sell’ ratings on NextEnergy Solar and John Laing Environmental Assets
Read our checklist for the key issues to consider if you have multiple pensions held across different providers
We look at some of the new hurdles for investors in this market and how to mitigate them
A new study looks at the financial habits of people in later life
Connect is a good example of how low margin companies get in a mess on the smallest drop in revenue
Online bets could break records during football’s blue ribbon tournament
JD Williams-to-Jacamo brands owner could vacate the high street
Shares in the UK-listed pay-TV firm are trading at a premium to the highest offer on the table
Pharma/healthcare and miners are also important to the direction of the blue chip UK stock market index
The value specialist investment trust more than merits its premium rating
The company has a stellar track record and should soon have more cash to deploy
The metals miner is setting up shop in Zimbabwe with two exploration/development assets
The waste-to-recycling business is recovering from earlier issues and will soon have a new boss
Aero-engineer in demand as performance targets raised