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Occupation: Private Investor

Interests: European Markets, Funds, Hedge Funds

About Me:

I used to work professionally on more technical trading. Now as a hobby and investment - looking at mostly UK small caps. So now strictly an amateur.

Investment Strategy
I like to understand the stocks I own well and sometimes do a lot of research. Still instinct is important - it at a minimum tells me which shares to research. My in-built bias is to buy cheap stocks (with known imperfections - or stocks with "hair") than stocks priced close to perfection.

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Earlier this year, I stumbled across Titon Holdings (LON:TON), an illiquid family controlled micro-cap which looks conservatively managed, with most profits coming from Korea and in recent years has shown impressive top line and EPS growth.   In addition, it has a  2.5% dividend yield and the dividend is very well covered by earnings and dividends have increased steadily over recent years.    However, a slightly more…

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Kennzo Put the £ sign before the ticker for the stock. E.g. write “£VOD” for Vodafone (LON:VOD) A couple of qualifications:  1). Does not work if the ticker has a numeral in it; and 2) leave a space after the ticker (don’t put a comma, full-stop, or apostrophe afterwards).   If you make an error, you have a hour after you have posted to edit your…

Paul, I would be interested in your views on Character (LON:CCT) ( I hold). Negative trading update today. But the main news around Character is Hasbros recommended bid for Entertainment One (LON:ETO) announced on 23 Aug.   Since then Character (LON:CCT) has fallen from 525p to 370p (yesterday).   This is because Hasbro is likely to take in-house ETO’s toy production.   Indeed this is explicit in Hasbro’s…

I have just seen this thread. I would like to attend on Monday.

In relation, to whether RA International (LON:RAI) should be quoted, the interim report states that the cash raised through the IPO, which “strengthened [our] balance sheet has enabled us to bid for larger contracts which if awarded to the Group would be transformational in nature. Being a quoted company has also enhanced our profile and brought us a number of new opportunities, particularly with western…

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