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Victoria gets Cameroon well boost

Thursday 24 Aug 2017

Shares in Cameroon gas producer Victoria Oil & Gas ( VOG:AIM ) are in demand after a bullish update from its Logbaba natural gas field (17 Aug). The La-207 development well is expected to be a ‘substantial producer’ according to chief executive Ahmet Dik. Year-to-date the shares are up 68% to...

Yolo makes bold claim

Thursday 24 Aug 2017

Tech and leisure investor Yolo Leisure and Technology ( YOLO:AIM ) says one of its investee companies is launching a streaming music service to challenge the likes of Apple Music and Spotify. Yolo has a 41.4% interest in Magic Media which has launched a service called ROXI. Although the new service...

Toy group to show its Character

Thursday 24 Aug 2017

Recent share price weakness Character ( CCT:AIM ) is a buying opportunity. Elevated sourcing costs and a worsening UK consumer backdrop are headwinds but a trading update next month could flag strong appetite for its brands as retailers stock-up on Character’s ‘must-have’ toys for Christmas...

Harvest the recovery at Carr’s

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

This looks a canny time to harvest the earnings recovery potential at agriculture products-to-engineering play Carr’s ( CARR ) The $20m acquisition (7 Aug) of US engineering business NuVision brings a strong foothold in the main nuclear markets of the US and will boost Carr’s future earnings...

LiDCO secures first customer for programme

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Hospital equipment monitoring specialist LiDCO ( LID:AIM ) has scored its first US customer for its high usage programme. The undisclosed customer, one of the world’s largest cancer hospitals, signed a deal for 44 monitors to check the amount of blood flowing around the body. On an annualised basis...

Spinnaker spies energy opportunities

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Cash shell Spinnaker Opportunities ( SOP ) is closing in on its first acquisition which could act as a catalyst for the share price if the deal is well received. The micro cap floated with a standard listing on the Main Market in May (17 May). This reflects a growing trend of cash shells shunning...

LightwaveRF leaps on Apple launch

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Smart home tech tiddler LightwaveRF’s ( LWRF:AIM ) shares shot up almost 20% to 28p on news (14 Aug) its exciting next generation Apple HomeKit product range for controlling smart devices is about to launch (3 Oct) in Apple’s retail stores in the UK and UAE, as well as online. Led by charismatic...

NWF’s fuel supply makes up for rising feed costs

Thursday 17 Aug 2017

Agricultural supplier NWF ( NWF:AIM ) has been hit by rising costs of feeds although offset this by growing its fuel supply business. The company had invested in new fuel depots in the South East which exceeded expectations in the first year of operating. As its feed division buys its raw materials...

Frontier Developments has further to fly

Thursday 10 Aug 2017

Independent video games creator Frontier Developments’ ( FDEV:AIM ) earnings upgrade cycle has further to travel, in our opinion. While the video games industry has lumpy earnings linked to hardware and software release cycles, Frontier’s tie-up with Chinese internet giant Tencent and an exciting...

Adept taps fresh growth firepower

Thursday 10 Aug 2017

Outsourced IT and communications supplier Adept Telecom ( ADT:AIM ) has secured the £12m acquisition of IT managed services supplier Atomwide, its biggest to date. This looks like a smart bit of business that will substantially bolster revenue and profit. It should strengthen its recurring revenue...

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