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I bought a few hundred DDD shares a couple of years ago and held on to them when they were taken off the AIM. I now hold them in a Fund & Share Account at Hargreaves Lansdown. The discussion at http://www.lse.co.uk/ShareChat.asp?ShareTicker=DDD&type=regular shows a current share price of around £0.02 while the share price here http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/ddd is over $20 Why difference in pricing? How does this…

As a new investor, and ex electronics engineer, I was interested in Paul Scott's comments on XP Power (http://www.stockopedia.com/content/small-cap-value-report-tue-11-apr-2017-nxt-vcp-rfx-sepu-pam-tst-xpp-call-179526/) so checked them on Glassdoor (https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Reviews/XP-Power-Reviews-E24805.htm). The employee comments suggest that it is not a well run company and could lose some of it's key workers and potentially intellectual capital. How much weight should I give to anecdotal content like that when evaluating a company as…



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Paul, your comment 'I loathe this type of business. The way I see it, they prey on financially weak people, by offering loans to people who really shouldn't be borrowing at all - because they are poor. ' I strongly agree, I did some contract work for them about fifteen years ago and was disgusted by their business model. Businesses like that are not ones…

Ahh - well I said I was a newbie! 3D Systems Corp is what comes up when I type DDD share price into Google. Thanks MI

So herbie47, it's interesting to see the comments on Glassdoor but these are not really of any value in assessing a potential investment. Forgetting the bad publicity about JD Sports, their share price shows a good investment.

Thanks for the comments bestace - yes, the employee engagement page gives a different story to the Glassdoor reviews. I like your approach of putting these comments into a statistical context.

As a new investor, and ex electronics engineer, I was interested in Paul's comments on XP Power so checked them on Glassdoor (https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/Reviews/XP-Power-Reviews-E24805.htm). The comments suggest that it is not a well run company and could lose some of it's key workers and intellectual capital. How much weight should I give to this?

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