magazine 19 Aug 2021
Magic mid caps –why the FTSE 250 has performed so well and the low-cost ways to play it in the first in a three-part series on the index.
You can also read about the kit makers benefiting from the semiconductor boom, an upcoming London IPO and the continuing M&A frenzy in the UK market.
This week’s digital magazine features thematic ETFs and conducts some detailed analysis of three specific vehicles tracking exciting global trends.
Shares discusses why high street banks are moving into wealth management, examines the latest results from Disney, reviews a dramatic shake up at mining giant BHP and looks at why renewables trusts trade at a premium.
A ‘Code Red’ for humanity will demand big changes
Asia’s Olam International is cooking up a multi-billion pound float
Resources firm is exiting oil and gas, investing in potash and simplifying its structure
Taking a cautious approach to the markets against a difficult backdrop
Lloyds and HSBC are investing in the space, will Barclays and Natwest follow suit?
UK pet care specialist may face renewed competitive threat or exit of a major rival
As revenues drop, high advertising costs eat into profits
This year has seen a trend towards bigger deals and bigger premiums
In the first of our three part series, Shares explains why the fabulous FTSE 250 is flying high and flush with takeover targets
Flagging ASML, Lam Research and other crucial kit providers
Money is still pouring into wind and solar plays but their shares have struggled
Changes to the energy price cap could mean higher bills but there are steps you can take
Borrowings have soared in the wake of the pandemic but there are mitigating factors
Long term the company’s model should be a successful one
Longer term the company can recover but management credibility has been compromised
Gaming machine logic boxes offer real growth and margin rebuild potential
All business units make a profit as subscriber numbers surge
This trust delivers real growth of income and boasts an unbroken 25 year dividend growth record
While trackers targeting themes have been criticised there are some interesting products available