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Great Ideas Update

Pershing Square guru Bill Ackman is enjoying his best ever year

Thursday 11 Jul 2019

PERSHING SQUARE HOLDINGS ( PSH ) £14.42 Gain to date: 7.9% Original entry point: Buy at £13.36, 16 May 2019 Our bullish call on Bill Ackman-managed Pershing Square ( PSH ) looks well-timed with the shares already up 7.9%. Last month (19 Jun), Pershing Square announced a bumper $100m share buyback...

New evidence supports Restaurant Group turnaround

Thursday 04 Jul 2019

Restaurant Group ( RTN ) 135.1p Gain to date: 19.3% Original entry point: Buy at 113.2p, 11 April 2019 Shares in Restaurant Group ( RTN ) rallied after we said to buy in April. Having eased back slightly in the past month, the stock is now back on an upwards trajectory after investment bank...

Investors get a second bite of the cherry after Carnival lowers guidance

Thursday 27 Jun 2019

Carnival ( CCL ) £34.24 Loss to date: 12.7% Original entry point: Buy at £39.35, 13 June 2019 We reiterate our buy stance on Carnival ( CCL ) , following a fall in the shares in reaction to the company lowering its full year guidance for earnings per share by 3% to 5% to between $4.25 and $4.35...

Why we remain bullish on Tesco

Thursday 27 Jun 2019

TESCO ( TSCO ) 226p Loss to date: 4.6% Original entry point: Buy at 236.9p, 23 May 2019 Tesco ( TSCO ) shares have lagged the FTSE 100 since May but we are sticking with our call after the first quarter trading update (13 Jun) and the recent capital markets day (18 Jun). Despite a tough comparison...

Sopheon sensibly managing growth and expectations

Thursday 20 Jun 2019

SOPHEON ( SPE:AIM ) £11.15 Gain to date: 19.9% Original entry point: Buy at 930p, 13 September 2018 A detailed trading update from Sopheon ( SPE:AIM ) on 13 June confirms current performance momentum plus investment in future growth opportunities. The innovation mapping software company is...

Don’t panic about Filta's latest trading update

Thursday 20 Jun 2019

Filta ( FLTA:AIM ) 187.7p Loss to date: 15.4% Original entry point: Buy at 222p, 18 April 2019 Our trade on filtration expert Filta ( FLTA:AIM ) was going so well until a trading update on 12 June triggered an aggressive sell-off in the share price. The company talked about the benefits from the...

Typically impressive GB Group balancing underlying and acquisitions growth

Thursday 20 Jun 2019

GB GROUP ( GBG:AIM ) 540p Gain to date: 27.8% Original entry point: Buy at 422.5p, 20 December 2018 A pause for breath was to be expected after such a strong start to the year for identity data intelligence expert GB Group ( GBG:AIM ) . That the stock, one of our top picks for 2019, remains up by...

Time to take profits on Codemasters

Thursday 13 Jun 2019

Codemasters ( CDM:AIM ) 251p Gain to date: 37.5% Original entry price: Buy at 182.5p, 22 November 2018 We correctly anticipated that Codemasters’ ( CDM:AIM ) shares would regain their momentum after a period of poor performance. After a near-40% return it’s time to lock in those gains. The shares...

Premium performance for premium rated Halma

Thursday 13 Jun 2019

Halma ( HLMA ) £19.41 Gain to date: 53.8% Original entry point: Buy at £12.62, 18 October 2018 Shares in electronics equipment maker Halma ( HLMA ) hit a new all-time high of £19.42 this week after the company reported record revenue and profit for the 16th consecutive year. Revenue for the 12...

8% gain since we said to buy Joules and more to come

Thursday 13 Jun 2019

JOULES ( JOUL:AIM ) 279p Gain to date: 8.1% Original entry point: Buy at 258p, 31 January 2019 Our bullish January call on premium British lifestyle brand Joules ( JOUL:AIM ) is a pleasing 8.1% in the money and we remain positive with the retailer continuing to confound the wider sector doom and...