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Simon Thompson

Four trading plays Simon Thompson highlights four trading plays ahead of the corporate results season ...

16 January 2017

Simon Thompson

About Simon Thompson

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

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  1. A quartet of Aim-traded buys

    A quartet of Aim-traded buys

    09 January 2017

    Simon Thompson highlights four Aim-traded companies offering decent investment potential

    'The bottom line is that if the company can deliver on Edison's expectations, then its 473p-a-share sum-of-the-parts valuation doesn't seem unreasonable to me, equating to a forward PE ratio of 14 post-earnings upgrades'

  2. Simon Thompson's share recommendations in 2017

    09 January 2017

    Our stock-picking expert highlights all the share recommendations he has made this year.

  3. Simon Thompson's share recommendations in 2017

    09 January 2017

    Our stock-picking expert highlights all the share recommendations he has made this year.

  4. Investment company watch

    Investment company watch

    05 January 2017

    Shares in three small-cap investment companies have produced stellar gains in the past year, with prospects of more upside in the coming months

    This unrealised profit of $157.5m, if confirmed, compares with implied second half of 2016 consensus revenue and operating profit expectations of $48m and $35m respectively. We doubt anything from the Petersen case has been included in consensus estimates for 2016, which therefore suggests material increases to 2016 revenue, profit, EPS and book value per share estimates will be seen.

  5. Seeking alpha from the housebuilders

    Seeking alpha from the housebuilders

    04 January 2017

    Simon Thompson makes the case for another rally in the housebuilding sector in the first quarter of the year

    'When the sector rises in the first quarter - as has been the case 31 times since 1980 - then we can expect absolute outperformance, with the sector posting an average quarterly gain of 15 per cent, or more than three times greater than the FTSE All-share'

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