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GB Group buys into the US market

Thursday 14 Feb 2019

GB Group ( GBG:AIM ) 425p Gain to date: 0.6% Original entry point: Buy at 422.5p, 20 December 2018 Data security specialist GB Group ( GBG:AIM ) has struck a deal to buy IDology, a private US company which provides identity verification and fraud detection services. GBG is paying an enterprise...

On The Beach storms ahead after bullish update

Thursday 14 Feb 2019

On The Beach ( OTB ) 447p Gain to date: 23.5% Original entry point: Buy at 362p, 20 December 2018 Beach holiday retailer On The Beach ( OTB ) has delivered 20% growth in UK sales (after marketing spend) in the first four months of its financial year, running to 31 January. That run-rate is ahead of...

Experian is a superb stock to tuck away in your portfolio

Thursday 14 Feb 2019

Experian ( EXPN ) £20.00 Gain to date: 7% Original entry point: Buy at £18.69, 9 August 2018 Credit data expert Experian ( EXPN ) is one of those companies which quietly gets on with the job. For investors that means it is a stock you can comfortably own and not worry about on a daily basis. Having...

Plenty of growth still in store for Lok’n Store

Thursday 14 Feb 2019

Lok’n Store ( LOK:AIM ) 447p Gain to date: 10.4% Original entry price: Buy at 405p, 26 April 2018 Storing people’s excess stuff when they move seems a simple business model. Sure enough, self-storage play Lok’n Store ( LOK:AIM ) has delivered a solid return since we added it to the Great Ideas...

Diageo delivers with first half ‘beat’

Thursday 07 Feb 2019

Diageo ( DGE ) £29.39 Gain to date: 4.9% Original entry point: Buy at £28.02, 2 August 2018 After a period of languishing in the red, our August 2018 ‘buy’ call on drinks maker Diageo ( DGE ) is refreshingly in the black. Our patience with the Johnnie Walker whisky-to- Smirnoff vodka maker has thus...

PPHE reaps the benefits of investment in its hotels

Thursday 07 Feb 2019

PPHE Hotel ( PPH ) £17.74 Gain to date: 25.8% Original entry point: Buy at £14.10, 28 June 2018 PPHE Hotel ( PPH ) has continued to enjoy strong share price gains, driven by positive trading updates and bullish broker comment. It has reported 6.7% growth in like-for-like total room revenue for 2018...

Anglo American shares hit six-year high

Thursday 07 Feb 2019

Anglo American ( AAL ) £19.66 Gain to date: 19% Original entry point: Buy at £16.52, 12 July 2018 Shares in Anglo American ( AAL ) have hit a six-year high off the back of a rally in iron ore prices and a deal involving one of its largest shareholders. Vedanta has paid $200m for a stake in Anglo...

Renishaw shares jump despite profit slip

Thursday 07 Feb 2019

Renishaw ( RSW ) £43.68 Gain to date: 14.8% Original entry point: Buy at £38.04, 20 December 2019 Half year results from precision engineer Renishaw ( RSW ) were well received by the market despite pre-tax profit dipping 6.9% to £61.6m. The business is doing very well in all of its geographic...

Savannah raises funds as it targets Seven deal completion

Thursday 31 Jan 2019

Savannah Petroleum ( SAVP:AIM ) 27.1p Gain to date: 1.9% Original entry price: Buy at 26.6p, 6 September 2018 The decline in oil prices and news of a dilutive share placing (24 Jan) have taken some of the wind out of the sails of oil and gas producer Savannah Petroleum ( SAVP:AIM ) . As a result,...

Don’t be put off by Fevertree’s wild share price swings

Thursday 31 Jan 2019

Fevertree Drinks ( FEVR:AIM ) £26.01 Gain to date: 17.7% Original entry point: Buy at £22.10, 20 December 2018 After a seemingly interminable wait investors were rewarded last week with a trading update from Fevertree ( FEVR:AIM ) . Revenue for the year to the end of December was up 39%, driven by...

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