Monthly Archives: March 2012

ITE.L – ITE – quick profile

Basic stats EPIC "ITE" "EPIC" NAME "ITE GROUP" "Company name" SECT "MEDIA" "Sector" INDEX "FTSE250" "INDEX" PER0 13.5 "Curr PER" PE20 12.7 "PER10 P20" PE50 15.45 "PER10 P50" PE80 18.2 "PER10 P80" RREV 1.37 "REL CHANGE IN REVENUE" OPMM 30.6 … Continue reading

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TCG.L – Thomas Cook – Pre-close Trading update

TCG issued a pre-close RNS today: Trading across the Group has been stable since we last reported and in line with expectations. In the last few weeks we have seen an improvement in UK booking trends, helped by our recently … Continue reading

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CPP.L – CPP – I’m out

I decided to cut my losses on this one. The market tends to create dilemas. The share price is down, and it looks cheap based of historic values. I decided that the company is junk, though, and it was best … Continue reading

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PZC.L – PZ Cussons – IMS

I came across this one by accident – I saw it on LSE as a top faller. PZ Cussons Plc is engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of soaps, detergents, toiletries, pharmaceuticals, electrical goods, edible oils, fats and spreads and … Continue reading

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AV.L – Aviva – interesting post

A thoughtful post on Motley Fool about Aviva yesterday: I remain pretty sceptical about forecasts for Aviva they were forecasting a very high EPS for 2011 and the actual year end figure came in at peanuts. A 5 year average … Continue reading

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PIC.L – Pace – on probation

STB maker PIC (Pace) has had a gloomy old time of it. This is a memo more for my sake to check on at the interims. It’s always hard to know if things are going to turn-around. The following post … Continue reading

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ENQ.L – Enquest

After the disaster that was CPP, it’s time to look at a slicker outfit, the Oil & Gas producer (geddit?) Enquest. Finals have come in today, which look pretty good, but the market is unimpressed; marking it down 0.1p. Just … Continue reading

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CPP.L – CPP – high-risk trade idea

A technical opportunity for those brave, or foolish, enough to take it. CPP has suspended trading earlier this year on account of an FSA investigation into its practises. It has relisted today. Predictably, the share price has plummeted: 28%. Might … Continue reading

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RSW.L – Renishaw – quick profile

Basic stats EPIC "RSW" "EPIC" NAME "RENISHAW" "Company name" SECT "ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRICAL EQUI" "Sector" INDEX "FTSE250" "INDEX" PER0 15.9 "Curr PER" PE20 15.75 "PER10 P20" PE50 18.1 "PER10 P50" PE80 24.75 "PER10 P80" RREV 1.59 "REL CHANGE IN REVENUE" … Continue reading

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DTY.L – Dignity – looks over-indebted to me

DTY (Dignity PLC) is engaged in funeral services, crematoria and pre-arranged funeral plans. First off: I’d like to state my scepticism about "pre-need" plans. It is an admittedly clever way of getting money up front from people. My problem is … Continue reading

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