Westminster Plc: Boom Times Ahead from New Record Book?

Thursday, May 12 2011 by

Westminster group has been a dog of a stock since listing. Todays stock price,11/05/11 reflects that view.[16p at the open]. Last years results[out within the next 3 weeks] will show yet another huge loss. The city puts it at around £2m.

The stockmarket is all about looking out, for growth and profit. A kid of 3 can tell you that if orders go through the roof,while at the same time fixed costs stay the same, investors are on to a winner.

This stock should do very well, priced to go bust today, could turn out to be a real star as the directors and staff are about to be rewarded for all their hard work.


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Westminster Group PLC is a security and services company. The Company's principal activity is the design, supply and ongoing support of technology security solutions and the provision of long term managed services, consultancy and training services. It operates through two divisions, which include Managed Services and Technology. Its Managed Services division is focused on long term recurring revenue managed services contracts, such as the management and running of complete security solutions in airports, ports and other such facilities, together with the provision of ferry services, manpower, consultancy and training services. Its Technology division is focused on providing technology led security solutions encompassing a range of surveillance, detection, tracking, screening and interception technologies to governments and organizations across the world. The Company's subsidiaries include Westminster International Limited and Longmoor Security Limited. more »

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MadDutch 3rd Jul '11 30 of 49

Is this thread a ramp?

I see it dominated by one person, full of optimism, but every post has thumbs down, with no thumbs up.


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harryr 3rd Jul '11 31 of 49

No it is not, its based on my research of WSG.

At the start of any bull run, others stay away till they see the rise.

Market cap £4.3M Broker forecast for next year £2.3M Profit.

New contract wins can be found on company web page.

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harryr 25th Jul '11 32 of 49

RNS out from the company this afternoon.

Placing for another 18% more shares most to the directors at 12p.

Company gets six hundred thousand cash.

Also of note is talk of new new investors / growth plans.

Buying seen at the end of the day as MM marked the stock down.

Shares at around 16p are rock bottom market of all the shares inc new is £4.8M

WSG is my 5th stock highlighted by me on Stockopdia.

NTA was the first now up around 400%

IDG was the second now up around 380%

FTS was my third stock up 40% and now de listed

PFO and WSG are my new stocks both offer huge upside if the directors come up with the goods.

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harryr 25th Jul '11 33 of 49


31-Dec-11 15.10m t/o 1.74m profit 5.00p eps

31-Dec-12 16.60m t/o 2.63m profit 7.70p eps

Todays pe around 3.5, falling to under 2 next year.

Broker forecast from Digital Look.

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harryr 3rd Oct '11 34 of 49

Results are now out, kitchen sink job done by new FD.

Turnover was £1.6M for the half , however order book is now a huge £14M .

We now have the No1 ex SAS guy on board who is bringing in work by the sack load, he has turned round that section of the company Longmore, within a month ,now in profit.

As i have pointed out many times the way to make very large profits on the stockmarket is to reduce risk when buying, buy when a company has stated things are on the up, yet the stock can be bought for a song.

This time last year i posted IDG on Stockopedia, just like WSG huge growth prospects, unloved, and unwanted at the time.

Take a look at its price today.

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harryr 17th Jan '12 35 of 49

Trading statement just out, this company is valued to go bust yet is about to produce its best results ever this year on the back of a fast growing order book .Margins are on the up.

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harryr 17th Jan '12 36 of 49

Lunch time is here, and the city has had its first look at todays statement from the company.

The buying and re rating has started with a 45% gain.

Investors need to look at what the company is valued at, a mere £3m pounds.

Put that up next to the turnover and cash in bank.

Like most of my stocks it is undervalued by a huge margin, now lets give the brokers a chance with a share price target.

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harryr 20th Feb '12 37 of 49

News today of a $150M pound contract, most have failed to spot that this company is being re rated by the hour.

One might do well to spend this morning reading through the last few RNS statements.

Priced to go bust last year WSG looks like being a 2012 gem

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MadDutch 20th Feb '12 38 of 49

A gentle word of advice that is intended to be helpful.

Your problem here, Harry, that you look like the girl in the children's story, the one who always shouted "fire!"

You have a terrible rampers track record here, witnessed by the rash of red thumbs down. So you are either ignored or not believed.

Returning to the girl, there was a real fire one day, but she was not believed and ignored.

The lesson for the children was, the house burnt down and she died.

The lesson for you is, end the ramping, get some thumbs up, and you will recover your reputation.


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harryr 23rd Feb '12 39 of 49

Shares publication has put a buy on this stock today.

Mad dutch> if you have the time and money its about three pounds from your local newsagent.A jolly good read.

Westminster also picked up more work .

I understand they have bought a new product to the market.

PS. Shares tells its readers to look foreward to broker upgrades


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Vitulus 23rd Feb '12 40 of 49

The top line looks good. But what about the cln? Looks concerning?

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harryr 16th Apr '12 41 of 49

This has been posted by the company on its web page.

News from around the Group

Westminster unprecedented interest - Airport Security Solutions

Westminster reports unprecedented interest in its Airport Security Solutions.
Following the recent announcement that its aviation division had secured a major 15 year airport contract in excess of $150 million USD in Africa Westminster report an unprecedented level of enquires from around the world regarding Airport Security Solutions. .
13 April 2012

From the above one can see this company is "on the ball"

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harryr 30th Apr '12 42 of 49

Todays placing got off to a roaring start helped by the upbeat trading statement.

WSG is now worth a tiny £6M yet it has 3 multi million pound contracts of which one could turn out to be over $300M over the next 15years.

Unlike so many AIM listed shares the placing was not at a discount, infact it was priced around 25% than the stock was trading a week ago.

Results are due in around 6 weeks time

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harryr 1st May '12 43 of 49

Yet another RNS this morning that points to Westminster being in the right place at the right time.
Company is valued by the city at just six million .

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harryr 1st May '12 44 of 49

I understand a brand new proactive research note can now be found on the Westminster Group PLC investors page .

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harryr 11th May '12 45 of 49

One year on, to the very day, Westminster Group PLC shares have doubled.
What has the FTSE done?
What has the AIM market done.?
What flack did i get ?
Westminster has delivered: contracts and orders.
It is as cheap today as it was then
33p is todays stock price
Look out for profit forecast changes as the company expands at a stonking pace
Most of all a big thankyou to staff and directors. Well Done.

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harryr 4th Nov '13 46 of 49

Doubled again, and from 16p has grown 400%.
Yet again good research has paid off for investors.

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lightningtiger 4th Nov '13 47 of 49

WSG is on my hit list ,When it turns up a bit I might be tempted. My kind of stocks. EZJ got the chop today & went to APC. I was still tempted with Thornton's. Another day another $.
Got to be ruthless with the stop loss. plenty more fish in the sea. Having said that I made an exception with Globo, see growth over 5 years.
Research does pay off. I will leave you with this riddle:

There is a crisp new $100 note and a dirty crumpled old one. What is the difference between them?
Answer tomorrow.
Cheers from Lightningtiger

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lightningtiger 5th Nov '13 48 of 49

Answer $99 .The old one is a $1 note. Watch your stop losses. Great day today with BLINKS, top of the AIM stocks for me. Around +16% and climbing because of good results. Now +18.6% 3.15pm or so.
Cheers from Lightningtiger

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lightningtiger 5th Nov '13 49 of 49

Sorry BLNX. & not BLINKS

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