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Simon Thompson

Bang on the money Shares in the provider of a mobile payment platform looked poised to make decent gains. ...

26 September 2016

Simon Thompson

About Simon Thompson

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

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  1. Simon Thompson's share recommendations in 2016 updated

    Simon Thompson's share recommendations in 2016 updated

    26 September 2016

    Our stockpicking expert has published more than 200 investment columns this year

  2. Game on

    Game on

    22 September 2016

    An online casino operator is on a roll, and so is its share price.

    Frankly, there are not too many investments in the market rated on such a low earnings multiple and with potential to grow pre-tax profits by almost half next year and deliver progressive cash returns to shareholders.

  3. Bargain shares updates

    Bargain shares updates

    21 September 2016

    Simon Thompson reviews results from four of the constituents of his 2016 Bargain shares portfolio.

    With the business turning profitable, and attracting the attention of foreign investors, then it’s hardly surprising that the shares have soared. In fact, after another sharp rise yesterday, they are up by over 60 per cent since I recommended buying seven months ago.

  4. Broking for capital gains

    Broking for capital gains

    20 September 2016

    Simon Thompson's sees upside potential in a trio of small cap shares

    Analysts believe the company’s asset management business is worth around £57m, or 221p a share, and have a sum-of-the-parts valuation of £62m, or 240p a share. That’s almost double the current share price.

  5. Clear-cut decisions

    Clear-cut decisions

    19 September 2016

    Simon Thompson runs through results from a quartet of small-cap companies.

    The bottom line is that the shares are only rated on 13 times cash adjusted earnings, and offer a forward dividend yield of 4.2 per cent, a rating that fails to acknowledge the company's competitive advantage, potential for organic growth and market share gains, and additional special dividends.

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