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Simon Thompson

In the ascent Simon Thompson assesses the merits of three Aim-traded companies on a tear. ...

20 February 2017

Simon Thompson

About Simon Thompson

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

Recent articles

  1. Funded for growth

    Funded for growth

    15 February 2017

    Simon Thompson looks at a duo of small-cap companies

    Having posted the highest economic growth rate amongst the G7 nations last year, the Bank of England has belatedly cottoned on that the UK economy has been doing rather well, contrary to its predictions post the EU referendum, and is now likely to continue doing so.

  2. Building gains

    Building gains

    14 February 2017

    Simon Thompson assesses whether the housebuilding first quarter sector rally has further to run.

    The government’s White Paper on housing has proved to be a non-event from my lens. That’s good news for the major players who will continue to control their output, and retain substantial undeveloped valuable land holdings, while the government looks as far away as ever from achieving the ramp up in new housing starts the country desperately needs.

  3. Exploiting undervalued special situations

    Exploiting undervalued special situations

    06 February 2017

    Simon Thompson highlights a quartet of low-rated small-cap plays

    Rated on 9 times earnings, well below sum-of-the-parts valuations of 294p a share, offering a forward dividend yield of 3.5 per cent, and underpinned by a conservative balance sheet, the investment case is compelling.

  4. Exploiting undervalued special situations

    Exploiting undervalued special situations

    06 February 2017

    Simon Thompson highlights a quartet of lowly rated small cap plays.

    Rated on 9 times earnings, well below sum-of-the-parts valuations of 294p a share, offering a forward dividend yield of 3.5 per cent, and underpinned by a conservative balance sheet, the investment case is compelling.

  5. Bargain Shares Portfolio 2017

    Bargain Shares Portfolio 2017

    02 February 2017

    Simon Thompson reveals 10 small-cap deep value opportunities to exploit in 2017

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