ENERGY and ALTERNATIVES

Positioned for industrial pilots to progress
Edison Investment Research

Global Bioenergies (GBE) is positioned with funding, partners and processes to move into the significant industrial pilot phase of its development. Full-year results showed the changing nature of spend in preparation for this, while agreements with Audi and Linde highlight that GBE is drawing the attention of blue chip partners. With the first industrial pilot in Pomacle-Bazancourt due to come on stream in H214, followed by the second at Leuna in 2015, the path towards…

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Savannah Resources (LON:SAV) is an AIM listed exploration and development company focussed on the Jangamo Heavy Mineral Sands Project in Mozambique, and two copper blocks in…

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Should investors Average Down

Averaging down is a strategy whereby investors buy shares in a company and then purchase additional shares if the share price drops. Some investors feel comfortable…

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RESOURCES and MINING

Interim results and La Parrilla update
Edison Investment Research

W Resources (WRES) released its H114 results, also providing an update on its projects. With three shipments to date, the company’s La Parrilla tungsten tailings operation is expected to reach full capacity of 25tpm WO3 in October. WRES is contemplating a number of measures to reduce costs and increase revenues at the project. The large-scale La Parrilla mine is expected to be developed in phases using existing infrastructure.

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Updated mineral reserves and H114 results

ZIOC has released an updated mineral reserves estimate for the Zanaga Iron Ore Project, with total compliant proved and probable reserves of 2.1bn tonnes at 33.9%…

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Record throughput at FRGM Trojan solid

Mwana’s operating performance in Q2 and H1 was closely in line with Edison’s expectations in the aftermath of its AGM statement in September. As a result,…

Alex Naamani
GuruScreens  upgrades and downgrades  October 7th

The FTSE had a bad week last week, dropping to 6446 on Thursday - its lowest closing point since December 2013. This trend occurred as Mario…

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MEDIA and TECHNOLOGY

Spotting Way IV Winners
Alex Naamani | 2 comments

A Stockopedia subscriber recently asked us for help in creating a stock screen that reflects the ‘Way IV’ investing strategy outlined by Richard Koch and Leo Gough in their excellent book, The Financial Times Guide to Selecting Shares that Perform. It’s an approach that endeavours…

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Growing GIANT

Our view that Fusionex offers an exciting investment opportunity in the big data and business intelligence space was underpinned by the Trading Statement released earlier this…

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Encouraging signs

Comptel returned to year-on-year revenue growth in Q3 and the order book was replenished to an 18-month high over what is traditionally a seasonally weak quarter.…

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Good morning! The modest bounce in small caps continues, with FTSE Intl-aim All Share Index (FTSE:AXX) having bottomed out last week on 16 Oct 2014 at…

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RETAIL and CONSUMER

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Good morning! The panic market sell-off seems to have abated. Thinking back to the sequence of events over the last three weeks, it seems to me that the following were the main causes: sharp fall in the price of oil, pulling down oil-related stocks. More…

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TUI Travel (LON:TT.) and Thomas Cook (LON:TCG) have both been popular and profitable buys for investors since 2012, but the share prices of both firms have…

Paul Scott | 25 comments
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Good morning! The futures have rebounded quite strongly overnight, so the mood of despair, even slight panic that seemed to be setting in yesterday should abate…

Paul Scott | 21 comments
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Good morning! It's quiet for results & trading statements today, but all eyes will be nervously looking at whether the current sell-off continues or not? Small…

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BANKS, FINANCIALS and INSURANCE

Accelerating growth plans
Edison Investment Research

Secure Trust Bank (STB) is delivering on its promises and demonstrating that challenger banks can take on the UK majors. Its trading statement gives encouraging news about the rapid deployment of its recently raised capital with gross new lending up 87% on Q313. There has been strong demand for its SME products, as well as continued growth in its consumer finance. Credit remains better than management’s expectations when the loans were written. We have raised…

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Positive AGM statement

Park Group’s AGM statement shows the group trading well across all divisions, continuing to benefit from economic recovery and improved consumer sentiment. The recent fall from…

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A demonstrative year

Imperial Innovations reported a record year in 2014, in terms of portfolio value growth, up £69.4m to £252m, and profits (£27.4m). The main driver was Circassia’s…

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SUperb growth continues

S&U had promised excellent growth. It delivered even more than was expected. It saw a 73% increase in motor transactions and home credit, which has been…

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HEALTHCARE & PHARMACEUTICALS

Paul Scott | 15 comments

Good morning! The sell-off continued into the close on Fri evening in the USA, and overnight the FTSE100 futures were down c.100 points, so I was braced for a continuation of the selling this morning. Although so far it hasn't been that bad at all,…

Paul Scott | 8 comments
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Good morning! I enjoyed the Stock Market Show on Saturday, in Islington. It was good to meet & chat to other investors, one or two interesting…

Alex Naamani
Are we investing in overseas markets in the right way

The case for overseas investing is clear. Many UK stocks are heavily exposed to British economic and political factors. It follows that a stock portfolio which…

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Good morning! A bit of respite for us today, as the US markets bounced strongly yesterday evening.Gresham Computing (LON:GHT)Share price: 66pNo. shares: 63.2mMarket Cap: £41.7mProfit warning…

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REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION

GuruScreens  upgrades amp downgrades  August 26th
Alex Naamani | 4 comments

“Coming out of a recession and into a vigorous economy, the cyclicals flourish” - Ex-Fidelity fund manager, Peter Lynch. The UK's economic outlook has been improving over the last few years, bringing good news for cyclical industries like automobiles and housebuilders. This is because cyclical…

Paul Scott | 14 comments
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Good morning! I'll rattle through today's report asap, as I have to prepare a 10 minute talk about shareholder rights at a ShareSoc seminar later today.…

Paul Scott | 12 comments
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Good morning. It's eerily quiet for announcements today, but there are a couple of interesting things that have caught my eye.Laura Ashley Holdings (LON:ALY)Share price: 27.25pNo.…

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28 Scottish AIM stocks  and lots to worry about

With the Scottish referendum on independence just days away, some investors may be wondering how Scottish listed stocks will be impacted if the Scots do vote…

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INDUSTRIALS & UTILITIES

Tis the Stock Market Season to be Jolly
Edmund Shing

“Be greedy when others are fearful”  This quote from one of the most famous investors of our age, Warren Buffett, is one to remember when confronted by a sharp sell-off of the sort that we have witnessed over the last four weeks.  Challenging a 14-year…

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Good morning!Judges Scientific (LON:JDG)Share price: 1297pNo. shares: 6.0mMarket Cap: £77.8mThese shares had been recovering from the shock profit warning in Jul 2014, but today they have…

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Good morning! Clothing retailers are in focus today, as Next (LON:NXT) has announced that unseasonably mild weather is hurting sales of autumn/winter clothing ranges at the…

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Good morning! It's a very quiet day for news today, indeed the whole week looks as if it will be quiet. I published another webcast last…

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