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Euromoney shrugs off stake sale reports

Thursday 28 Feb 2019

Euromoney ( ERM ) £12.84 Gain to date: 9.6% Original entry point: Buy at £11.72, 20 December 2018 Daily Mail & General Trust ( DMGT ) has confirmed that it is reviewing the future of its 49% stake in publisher and data services business Euromoney ( ERM ) . The latter company, one of our key...

BAE Systems hit by German export ban

Thursday 28 Feb 2019

BAE Systems ( BA. ) 476.3p Loss to date: 5.3% Original entry point: Buy at 503p, 17 January 2019 Our positive call on defence firm BAE Systems ( BA. ) is off to a bad start after it warned that a German ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia could put the multi-billion-pound sale of Eurofighter...

RELX continues to deliver steady growth

Thursday 28 Feb 2019

RELX ( REL ) £17.40 Gain to date: 16% Original entry point: Buy at £15, 1 March 2018 RELX ( REL ) has delivered a decent return over the past year in line with its steady financial and operational performance. This consistency was on show again in its latest set of full year results with revenue...

McBride margins wiped out by rising costs

Thursday 28 Feb 2019

McBride ( MCB ) 96.8p Loss to date: 20% (stopped out) Original entry point: Buy at 139.4p, 26 July 2018 Sadly we are pulling the plug on private label product-maker McBride ( MCB ) after it broke below our 100p stop loss last week. In an unscheduled trading update the group warned that this year’s...

AstraZeneca shares wake up after pharma giant revives sales growth

Thursday 21 Feb 2019

AstraZeneca ( AZN ) £60.84 Loss to date: 3.4% Original entry point: Buy at £63.00, 15 November 2018 Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca ( AZN ) beat product sales forecasts by 2% in the three months to 31 December, driven by new medicines, its oncology drugs portfolio and sales growth in China...

JD Sports surprises by taking 8.3% stake in Footasylum

Thursday 21 Feb 2019

JD Sports Fashion ( JD. ) 467.3p Gain to date: 3.5% Original entry point: Buy at 451.3p, 12 July 2018 The market liked the news that JD Sports Fashion ( JD. ) had taken an 8.3% stake in struggling retailer Footasylum ( FOOT:AIM ) ‘for investment purposes’. The FTSE 250 business says it is prepared...

Six reasons to be excited about Cineworld’s shares

Thursday 21 Feb 2019

Cineworld ( CINE ) 260.6p Loss to date: 1.4% Original entry point: Buy at 264.4p, 3 May 2018 Shares in Cineworld ( CINE ) are currently sitting just below the point at which we said to buy last May. This is frustrating as the business has issued plenty of good news including a reassuring trading...

Clinigen soars on potential for large earnings boost

Thursday 21 Feb 2019

Clinigen ( CLIN:AIM ) 925P Gain to date: 4.3% Original entry point: Buy at 865p, 11 October 2018 Shares in pharma firm Clinigen ( CLIN:AIM ) have shot up after it agreed to buy the US rights to Novartis’ cancer drug Proleukin. The deal, expected to complete in April, will enhance Clinigen’s profit...

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...

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