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Simon Thompson

Hitting record highs Shares in a quartet of companies have been surging and with good reason. ...

09 February 2016

Simon Thompson

About Simon Thompson

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

Recent articles

  1. Big data, big profits

    Big data, big profits

    08 February 2016

    A software company specialising in big data analytics is making significant progress and big profits too

    Of course no investment is without risk and it's only fair to say that the shares have more than doubled in the past year, but so too have earnings expectations for the March 2017 financial year.

  2. How the 2015 Bargain share portfolio fared

    How the 2015 Bargain share portfolio fared

    04 February 2016

    My portfolio flatlined last year, albeit this still represented a marked outperformance of the FTSE All-Share in the period when risk aversion has risen sharply.

  3. Bargain shares 2016

    Bargain shares 2016

    04 February 2016

    Simon Thompson presents his 2016 Bargain Shares Portfolio, based on the stock-picking logic of guru Benjamin Graham

  4. Undervalued and ripe for a re-rating

    Undervalued and ripe for a re-rating

    04 February 2016

    Shares in a supplier of technical fluid power products have been unfairly de-rated

    ‘Ordinarily, shares only de-rate severely if a company issues a profit warning, or the rating is too rich to start with. On both counts this is clearly not the case here. Indeed, having edged up profits in the first six months of last year, the company has just announced that full-year revenues rose by 18 per cent to £44.7m, implying second half revenue growth of 13 per cent to support an 11 per cent increase in full-year profits.’

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