Monthly Archives: October 2013

$CHG.L – Chemring – poor trading update

Defence contractor CHG (Chemring) is a company that been off my radar (no pun intended) for some time now, but caught my attention as one of the market’s biggest fallers today: down nearly 23% to around 219p. It issued a … Continue reading

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$RMG.L – Royal Mail – you’ve got to be in it to win it

Well, the $RMG.L FLOTATION got off to a flying start. It was something that I had no intention of subscribing to until I saw the prospectus, and realised that the shares were attractively priced. I’m glad I didn’t make a … Continue reading

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$TAST.L – Tasty – Placing and director buy-in

AIM-listed restaurant chain TAST (Tasty) today announced (http://is.gd/OhVlJv) a placing for £2.5m at 100p each. TAST has a current market cap of £50m. The purpose of the placing is to fund continued expansion of the chain. I am very inexperienced … Continue reading

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RMG – Royal Mail – so much cynicism

Well, it looks like subscribers to the Royal Mail flotation (must we really start calling them IPOs now?) will get either 750 quid’s worth, or nowt. Admittedly that’s not very much. There’s a lot of negativity being spread about. Time … Continue reading

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6-month checkup – March 2013

Time for me to recap of some notes I made in March 2013. RM – provision of products and services to the United Kingdom and international education markets 74p at the time, now 112p. this crossed my path through Steven … Continue reading

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$HIBU.L – Hibu – a little update

I’ve not looked at former yellow pages owner Hibu for a long time, figuring that the game is over. I thought I’d provide a little update, seeings as there still appears to be some interest in it. Hibu’s move to … Continue reading

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ABM – My investing blunder

Pawbrokers ABM (Albermarle & Bond) slid 12% to 24.75p amid ongoing uncertainties about the future of the business. The company’s bank has agreed to defer a covenant test until the end of the month, clearly indicating that it has a … Continue reading

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