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Everything is looking great at Hollywood Bowl

Thursday 10 Oct 2019

Hollywood Bowl ( BOWL ) 225p Gain to Date: 2.5% Original entry Point: Buy at 219.5p, 20 December 2018 We picked leisure group Hollywood Bowl ( BOWL ) as one of our top stocks for 2019 in the belief that it would be a resilient business and make money whatever the economic backdrop. That has proven...

Why we got it wrong on Ted Baker

Thursday 10 Oct 2019

Ted Baker ( TED ) 459.2p Stop loss triggered Original entry price: 912p, 22 August 2019 We have to hold our hands up and say we got it badly wrong on British fashion brand Ted Baker ( TED ) . We felt a lot of negative news was already reflected in the share price but we didn’t anticipate just how...

TI Fluid Systems has the qualities to bounce back

Thursday 03 Oct 2019

TI Fluid Systems ( TIFS ) 195.6p Loss to date: 5.5% Original entry point: Buy at 207p, 9 May 2019 The long-term drivers of increasing globalisation, tighter regulations and electrification remain in place for TI Fluid Systems ( TIFS ) . Against that positive backdrop, slowing growth exhibited by...

Our annual stock picks are up by 16% so far this year

Thursday 03 Oct 2019

After a roaring start to the year for our ‘fantastic stocks for 2019’ portfolio, it has been a more testing time in recent months. We’ve faced earnings setbacks, fall-out from other stocks, and the pressures of a weaker global economic outlook. Fortunately we are still streets ahead, having...

BAE Systems shares start to take off

Thursday 26 Sep 2019

BAE Systems ( BA. ) Gain to date: 12% Original entry point: Buy at 503p, 17 January 2019 Shares in aerospace and defence contractor BAE Systems ( BA. ) have continued to make steady progress following first half results which showed healthy growth in revenue, earnings and margins. Defence spending...

Re-rated Judges Scientific still has plenty of scope to grow

Thursday 26 Sep 2019

JUDGES SCIENTIFIC ( JDG:AIM ) £38.30 Gain to date: 68% Original entry point: Buy at £22.80, 11 April 2019 Half year results delivered everything investors could have desired, underlining once again how science kit maker Judges Scientific ( JDG:AIM ) is a high quality business. New first-half...

Next’s shares are up nearly 40% in nine months

Thursday 26 Sep 2019

NEXT ( NXT ) £58.26 Gain to date: 39% Original entry point: Buy at £41.91, 20 December 2018 Shares in high street bellwether Next (NXT ) have eased back on profit-taking following first half results (19 Sep), with the absence of further earnings upgrades and a cautious outlook statement weighing on...

Plenty of reasons to stay positive on S&U

Thursday 26 Sep 2019

S&U ( SUS ) £21.40 Loss to date: 4% Original entry point: Buy at £22.20, 30 May 2019 Shares in motor finance and bridging loan provider S&U ( SUS ) have traded in a narrow range since we said to buy in May at £22.20, despite steady progress in the business. The non-prime segment of the used...

Online trainer Learning Technologies remains on a growth path

Thursday 19 Sep 2019

LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES ( LTG:AIM ) 119.8p Gain to date: 59.7% Original entry point: Buy at 75p, 25 April 2019 Half year results from corporate online trainer Learning Technologies ( LTG:AIM ) continued the positive trends since we said to buy in April. The first half numbers were solid with...

Why we are still backing Regional REIT

Thursday 19 Sep 2019

Regional REIT ( RGL ) 101.8p Loss to date: 5.4% Original entry price: Buy at 107.6p, 4 Jul 2019 The negative sentiment towards UK assets means our positive call on commercial property investor Regional REIT ( RGL ) is struggling for momentum at present. First half results (10 Sep) contained few...

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