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Cost shock triggers Hotel Chocolat share pullback

Thursday 30 Jan 2020

Hotel Chocolat ( HOTC:AIM ) 430p Gain to date: 1.5% Original entry point: Buy at 423.5p, 19 December 2019 The latest update from premium chocolatier Hotel Chocolat ( HOTC:AIM ) was slightly mixed but we still remain positive on the company, which is one of our ‘ 10 winning stocks for 2020 ’...

SThree holding up well despite cautious outlook

Thursday 30 Jan 2020

SThree ( STEM ) 365p Gain to date: 25.9% Original entry point: Buy at 290p, 23 May 2019 Specialist staffing business SThree ( STEM ) delivered strong full-year results with net fee income up 5% to £342.4m and operating profit up 9% to £60m. Growth in net fees came in spite of a fall in permanent...

FTSE 250 gambling group GVC continues to deliver strong numbers

Thursday 23 Jan 2020

GVC ( GVC ) 895.6p Gain to Date: 7.5% Original entry point: Buy at 833p, 17 October 2019 Ladbrokes and Coral Sports owner GVC ( GVC ) released a post close trading update on 17 January, guiding for full-year earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) to be towards the top...

Don't buy Joules as a recovery play just yet

Thursday 16 Jan 2020

JOULES ( JOUL:AIM ) 178.5p STOPPED OUT Original entry point: Buy at 258p, 31 January 2019 Unfortunately our bullish call on premium British lifestyle brand Joules ( JOUL:AIM ) hasn’t worked out. A slump in the share price has triggered our 200p stop loss following a poor Christmas trading update...

Reach shares soar nearly 50% in a month

Thursday 16 Jan 2020

Reach ( RCH ) 143p Gain to date: 45.8% Original entry point: Buy at 98.1p, 5 December 2019 We identified the old Trinity Mirror Group, now called Reach ( RCH ) , as an outstanding value opportunity on 5 December 2019. Negative investor sentiment had resulted in the shares trading at a valuation...

Bank the 80% profit on Learning Technologies

Thursday 09 Jan 2020

LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES ( LTG:AIM ) 136.2p Gain to date: 81.6% Original entry point: Buy at 75p, 25 April 2019 Doing number crunching analysis is something investors can control but getting the timing right on a stock purchase takes a bit of luck, and we admit to enjoying our share of good fortune...

Johnson Service is up 64% since we said to buy in March

Thursday 09 Jan 2020

Johnson Service ( JSG:AIM ) 212p Gain to date: 64.3% Original entry point: Buy at 129p, 7 March 2019 Shares in Johnson Service Group ( JSG:AIM ) started the year strongly, hitting a 10-year high after chief executive Peter Egan raised earnings guidance for 2019 for the third time. Thanks to strong...

Reasons to keep buying shares in Tesco

Thursday 12 Dec 2019

TESCO ( TSCO ) 243.2p Gain to date: 2.7% Original entry point: Buy at 236.9p, 23 May 2019 In anticipation of a tough summer compared with last year’s abnormally strong sales, in the spring Tesco ( TSCO ) reduced its number of product lines and put more resources into its own-brand offerings, but...

We expect a bidding war for Centamin

Thursday 05 Dec 2019

Centamin ( CEY ) 127.355p Loss to date: 1.7% Original entry point: Buy at 129.6p, 1 August 2019 Centamin ( CEY ) has urged its shareholders to ‘take no action’ after the FTSE 250 miner received an all-share merger proposal from Canadian gold group Endeavour Mining. The proposal from Endeavour,...

Stick with Ocado despite wild share price swings

Thursday 05 Dec 2019

OCADO ( OCDO ) £12.19 Gain to date: 2.7% Original entry point: Buy at £11.87, 25 July 2019 Our ‘buy’ call on grocery delivery solutions firm Ocado ( OCDO ) has been tested in recent weeks with the shares demonstrating above-average volatility. Last month the stock sank 20% in short order due to...

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