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Simon Thompson

Four small-cap buys Simon Thompson highlights four investment opportunities in his small-cap hunting ground ...

21 March 2017

Simon Thompson

About Simon Thompson

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

Recent articles

  1. Going for growth

    Going for growth

    20 March 2017

    Simon Thompson highlights a quintet of small-cap buys

    There is no overhead resistance until the December 2013 highs which would value the equity on a very reasonable 12 times conservative net profit estimates after adjusting for cash. Offering 25 per cent upside to my new target price, I continue to rate the shares a strong buy.

  2. Five value opportunities

    Five value opportunities

    15 March 2017

    Simon Thompson assesses newsflow from no fewer than five small-cap shares

    With the trading outlook positive, the board committed to returning cash by earnings accretive share price supportive buybacks, and the rating modest, then I have no hesitation reiterating my 180p target price.

  3. Banking on regulation

    Banking on regulation

    13 March 2017

    Simon Thompson initiates coverage on a small-cap company with significant growth potential.

    My target is double the current share price and is based on a forecast PE ratio of 14, which if anything, this could prove conservative if the opportunity for the company is as large as recent trading would suggest.

  4. Running bumper gains

    Running bumper gains

    07 March 2017

    Simon Thompson advises running substantial gains on two special situations, and sees a great buying opportunity to exploit in the shares of a property company

    Trading on a 17 per cent discount to net asset value forecasts, the high-yielding shares look an attractive investment proposition for a company whose management team has delivered net asset value per share growth of 92 per cent over the past three years

  5. Engineering reratings

    Engineering reratings

    06 March 2017

    Simon Thompson highlights a quartet of small-cap shares that offer significant upside potential

    Trading in line with book value, on a forward PE ratio of 7.5, and offering a 3.2 per cent prospective dividend yield, my target price is looking increasingly conservative

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