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Can Servoca momentum continue

Thursday 08 Jun 2017

Monday 12 June Recruitment minnow Servoca ( SVCA:AIM ) is likely to strike a positive tone in its first half results on 12 June. A trading update on 27 April revealed the numbers, covering the six months to 31 March, were ahead of its own expectations. ‹ Previous 2017-06-08 Next ›

Majestic Wine to uncork update

Thursday 08 Jun 2017

Thursday 15 June Investors will be looking for positive signs of recovery in the full year results (15 June) from specialist retailer Majestic Wine ( WINE:AIM ) against a backcloth of cut-throat competition and rising wine prices. The market will want to see the core Majestic Retail arm building on...

Eckoh back in growth groove

Thursday 08 Jun 2017

Monday 12 June It is eight months since the last profit miss and it is only recently that Eckoh’s ( ECK:AIM ) share price has come out of investment stasis, rallying about 18% through May. Full year results to 31 March on 12 June will show that the contact centre automation and secure payment...

Will Ramsdens shine at full year results?

Thursday 01 Jun 2017

Wednesday 7 June Pawnbroker and high street foreign exchange firm Ramsdens ( RFX:AIM ) told investors in April that its full year results would be ahead of management’s previous expectations. We’ll get the exact figures on 7 June when results are published. It will be interesting to see if chief...

Will the UK construction sector continue to expand?

Thursday 01 Jun 2017

Friday 2 June In April, UK construction output experienced its sharpest rise so far in 2017, driven by faster increases in civil engineering and residential building activity. Investors should look out on 2 June to see if the purchasing managers’ index for the month of May will go over 53.1...

Is competition starting to hurt FreeAgent?

Thursday 01 Jun 2017

Tuesday 6 June Accounting software group FreeAgent ( FREE:AIM ) should report good growth progress and well managed costs when full year results are released on 6 June, as indicated by a trading update in April. It will be interesting to hear about progress in its micro business target market given...

Low expectations for Restaurant Group

Thursday 25 May 2017

Friday 26 May The market doesn’t appear to be holding out for strong trading from Frankie & Benny’s operator Restaurant Group ( RTN ) when it updates the market on 26 May. Its share price has been weak in the run up to this event, perhaps as a result of other restaurateurs saying life is tough...

How is IG coping under regulatory pressure?

Thursday 25 May 2017

Wednesday 31 May Shares in IG Group ( IGG ) have slowly started to recover following a massive share price sell-off last December. It was caught up in a regulatory clampdown on the way spread betting companies market their services to retail customers. A trading update in March showed a rise in...

Kainos could do with NHS recovery

Thursday 25 May 2017

Tuesday 30 May Digital technology solutions supplier Kainos ( KNOS ) has had to think laterally as NHS investment has slowed. That’s not been great for its Evolve healthcare platform but sensibly the company has alternative growth levers to pull, particularly its WorkSmart suite of enterprise tools...

Risk management and ad decline in focus for Daily Mail

Thursday 18 May 2017

Thursday 25 May Look for an update on the spring launch of a new of its RMS (one) risk management platform when Daily Mail & General Trust ( DMGT ) reports its first half results on 25 May. Other areas of focus are likely to include the direction of advertising revenue. ‹ Previous 2017-05-18...

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