Real Name: Steve
I work full time as a fundraiser in the not-for-profit sector. I invest privately.
Generally looking for growth rather than income at this stage in my investing career.
Hi Graham,I was wondering if you or any readers have any thoughts on this morning’s final results from Centaur Media (LON:CAU):http://www.investegate.co.uk/centaur-media-plc--ca... At first glance I didn’t thing they were too bad but the market clearly wasn’t impressed as the share price went down about 24%, although it has now recovered a bit and is down about 13%.Perhaps this spooked the market:The fall in high margin…
Small thing, but is it just me that finds it a bit off-putting when companies like Focusrite (LON:TUNE) , Patisserie Holdings (LON:CAKE) and Snoozebox Holdings (LON:ZZZ) have 'novelty' tickers rather than the more usual ones?(I did read somewhere that men who have personalised number plates on their cars are subconsciously making up for a deficiency elsewhere. :-) )
J D Wetherspoon (LON:JDW) have an 'order and pay' app too. Not sure how widely they have rolled it out yet though.I went out with a small group for a drink in a Wetherspoon's pub a while ago and one colleague bought a few of us a drink using his 'order and pay' app, whilst the others bought at the bar in the usual way.By…
Hi Paul,Re; Trinity Mirror (LON:TNI)Sorry if this is a stupid question, but could you explain to a relative novice what this means please? Dividends - total 5.45% (yield of 4.8%)Obviously I know what a 4.8% yield is, but what does the other figure (5.45%) refer to?Many thanks,Steve
Hello Graham,I have no personal knowledge of such things, but a friend of mine who is a recently retired Patent Attorney told me that Companies like RWS Holdings (LON:RWS) could face a threat from the new European Unitary Patent:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unitary_patent https://www.epo.org/news-issues/news/2016/20160101.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network...I stress again, no personal expertise in this subject.Steve