Monthly Archives: July 2013

XPS – Expansis implodes

XPS (Expansis ) is down 4% today, taking its share price losses down 65% YTD. XPS is a specialty retailer selling tech on online and via tele-sales. Their website explains that they help “mobile networks and technology brands acquire and … Continue reading

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TAN – some thoughts

TAN (Tanfield) makes “powered access platforms” – platforms that people stand on so that they can work at height. It crossed my radar today because I see it is down 6.6% today. It seems to ring a bell from some … Continue reading

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CUP, GNG – penny dreadfuls

CUP: Online-dating website CUP (Cupid) is down 7% in early trading today – and down 22% over 5d. BBC News reports “Concerns raised of web dating ‘fake profiles’”, and Law360 reports “UK Regulator Prods Dating Sites Over Data Handling Practices”. … Continue reading

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HIBU – almost certainly game over

HIBU has proposed a scheme subject to the approval of 75% of the lenders (http://is.gd/FPcdzJ). “The Group can confirm that the terms of the restructuring allow for no payment to shareholders and that the shares of hibu plc have no … Continue reading

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EZJ – general thoughts

EZJ (easyjet) issued its Q3 trading statement today (http://is.gd/SBbbpV). As usual, John Rosier’s blog contains a pithy rundown (http://is.gd/NOdLNe) on the results. Analyst consensus PBT forecasts for the year were around the £440m mark – but the company expects it … Continue reading

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SGP – sold

Sold my SGP (Supergroup) today, at a 942.23p (inc all transaction costs), for a profit of 70%. Not bad! The reason I sold is not because I thought it was a bad company, or that I don’t think that the … Continue reading

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WAND launches Git Multisite

WAND (WANdisco) announces today that it launches “Git Multisite” (http://is.gd/TnvF3q). Although I had seen the name appear in many RNS headlines, I had no idea what it did. I had assumed it was some kind of social network site. It … Continue reading

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