Real Name: Ben

Occupation: Analyst

Interests: Economics, Stocks

Location: Berkshire

About Me:

Insurance professional working for a Euro Stoxx 50 company as a Portfolio Analyst. I have studied the stock market for over a year prior to making my first trade in 2016. 

Investment Strategy
I trade... monthly
I tend to buy... according to my system
I hold for... a few months
I invest with... <£50k
Diversification is ... essential to reduce risk
My investment strategy is to buy stocks: 1) Trading below their intrinsic value. 2) Strong upward price momentum. 3) Small/Micro capitalisation. 4) High dividend yield.

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Following Ed Croft's post "StockRanks return over 100% in 4 years... how have you got on?" on 15 February, I noticed a few comments which asked investors who use the Stock Ranks, to publish their screens and rationale. Therefore, I want to share my own Stock Rank screen with the investing community here at Stockopedia.Value & Momentum, which has been described as the “Holy Grail”…

In the last few months, I noticed a number of stocks, mostly small caps, have received approaches/bids by larger companies. Examples include:Punch TavernsAvescoe2v TechnologiesCrestonLavendonSkyJourney GroupOn each occasion, I have been kicking myself because I have cast my eye over each stock but decided not to invest. So this got me thinking... how can I improve my chances of finding a stock which will rocket in…

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I was also a holder of Jimmy Choo (LON:CHOO) and like yourself, was chuffed a takeover bid actually materialised at premium to the (then) current share price. I sold out for 229 pence this morning because I want to keep my money churning in the market (and growing). I've used the proceeds of the sale to buy into the share price surge at Burford Capital…

Yes, Minverini looks for the VCP setup or technical breakouts first, then he analyses the fundamentals. However, he doesn't always focus on the EPS growth etc and eludes to this in the interview comments..."But sometimes you’ll get big fundamental changes that aren’t apparent in the earnings. Maybe you’ll have a company that has got approval for a new drug and you might not see it…

Hi Ram & aflash,No problem, glad I could help!I agree that opening a long position could be dangerous at this stage so I will wait for price and volume confirmation first. I think the next week or so will be critical in determining the strength of the VCP. If the share price can consolidate further and go almost flat then I would see this as…

To all Minervini followers, I would like to have your opinion on a potential Volatility Contraction Pattern (VCP) setup within a Stage 2 uptrend (otherwise known as an ascending triangle to technical traders).  The stock in question is Moneysupermarket.Com (LON:MONY) and has been consolidating since early June 2017 (link below). share price has been bouncing between a narrowing support and resistance line on what…

From a Technical Analysis point of view, the stock did exactly what Minervini predicts. IQE (LON:IQE) showed a volatility contraction pattern between July and December 2016, resulting in an excellent bullish run. the link above to IQE's stock chart:A) Share price spikes on volume citing "better than expected" earnings. This pushed the stock into a Minervini stage 2 uptrend.B) The stock underwent a Volatility Contraction…

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