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About mcturra2000

Computer programmer living in Scotland.

Magic Hat – FXPO in, IBST out

The MHP (Magic Hat Portfolio) on Stockopedia (http://www.stockopedia.com/fantasy-funds/magic-hat-463/) is an experiment by me to see if a human can improve on a mechanical Greeblatt Magic Formula screen. I am trying to weed out “mistakes” that I feel the screening commits: … Continue reading

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SDL drops 22% on H1 report

Shares in Software & IT Services company SDL dropped 22% to 497p, as of writing, on the back of its half-year report. They reported total revenue up 5.5%, whilst adjusted earnings per share dropped 65%. I see that their report … Continue reading

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UTW – Utilitywise – down 38%

UTW (Utilitywise) issued two regulatory statements today, advising of a trading update, and the early adoption of IFRS 15, send the shares down 38% to 36.25p as of writing. Not all news services seem to be carrying these announcements, though. … Continue reading

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Sold my DTG (Dart Group) shares

I decided to sell my shares in DTG today. It could possibly have a big retrace. I dislike share price crashes when the market releases results; such as we saw. Ideally I would have sold out straight away rather than … Continue reading

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Whitehills annual gala (#rnlimacduffselfie)

Whitehills had its annual gala day today. A contingent from RNLI Macduff was there, along with the Lydia MacDonald lifeboat. All the RNLI volunteers deserve our praise for the selfless, noble and brave work that they do. All pictures are … Continue reading

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RPC – my own thoughts

Sharescope’s Phil Oakley released an article today, outlining his thoughts on RPC (RPC Group). The first thing that struck me was the worrying chart: Encountering resistance at the 50dMA was a disconcerting development. The chart is making lower highs and … Continue reading

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CLLN – Carillion – down 34.6%

CLLN issued a Trading Statement today, sending shares down 34.6% to 126p. An extract is as follows: Deterioration in cash flows on construction contracts, combined with a working capital outflow due to a higher than normal number of construction contracts … Continue reading

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