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Simon Thompson

Five growth opportunities Simon Thompson highlights a quintet of investment opportunities ...

30 May 2017

Simon Thompson

About Simon Thompson

Winning stock and trading ideas from the creator of the Bargain Portfolio

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  1. Small-cap trading updates

    Small-cap trading updates

    24 May 2017

    Simon Thompson offers his advice on no fewer than five small cap companies

    My financial models suggest that fair value for the equity is around 120p a share and with positive news expected on the development pipeline in the second half, I have no reason to change that bright view.

  2. Five small-cap opportunities

    Five small-cap opportunities

    23 May 2017

    Our small-cap stockpicking expert offers up a quintet of investment opportunities

    The news prompted analysts to hike EPS forecasts by 17 per cent based on a 10 per cent increase in full-year revenues, a conservative looking estimate given that revenues are currently up 25 per cent year-on-year.

  3. Hitting target prices

    Hitting target prices

    02 May 2017

    Our small-cap guru highlights five investment opportunities with scope for further gains

    'The shares are rated on 10.5 times earnings after you factor in a cash pile that is expected to almost double to £60m by September 2017. That's still not a punchy rating and I feel that there is scope for the shares to re-rate nearer to a cash-adjusted forward PE ratio of 12, suggesting another 10 per cent further share price upside'

  4. Investment company watch

    Investment company watch

    25 April 2017

    Our small-cap stock picking expert highlights a trio of Aim-traded companies to consider

    There has been a sharp pick-up in currency market volatility, something worth noting as this incentivises international clients to consider hedging their currency risk to protect the value of their assets. Market volatility is the key to attracting and retaining clients.

  5. Four undervalued growth plays

    Four undervalued growth plays

    24 April 2017

    Simon Thompson highlights four undervalued small-cap plays worthy of serious consideration

    If sales momentum can be maintained at these heady rates, then analysts' predictions of revenues rising to £40m this year look too conservative, providing ample scope for further earnings beats

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