Simon Thompson 

Simon Thompson's share recommendations in 2017

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

As a regular feature to my daily columns, I maintain an active archive of all the share recommendations I have given this year in chronological order so that you can find the latest ones easily. The list is updated at the start of each week when all the new entries are added from the previous week.

I have written articles on the following companies so far in 2017:

  

■ Housebuilding sector ('Seeking alpha from the housebuilders', 4 Jan 2017)

■ Juridica: Buy at 18.5p ('Investment company watch', 5 Jan 2017)

■ BP Marsh & Partners: Buy at 216p ('Investment company watch', 5 Jan 2017)

■ Burford Capital: Run profits at 617p ('Investment company watch', 5 Jan 2017)

■ Accrol: Buy at 139.25p, new target 155p to 160p ('A quartet of Aim-traded buys', 9 Jan 2017)

■ Cohort: Buy at 410p, new target 473p ('A quartet of Aim-traded buys', 9 Jan 2017)

■ Satellite Solutions Worldwide: Buy at 9.75p, new target 11.5p ('A quartet of Aim-traded buys', 9 Jan 2017)

■ MXC Capital: Buy at 1.8p ('A quartet of Aim-traded buys', 9 Jan 2017)

■ STM: Buy at 49p, target 70p ('Four trading plays', 16 Jan 2017)

■ Somero Enterprises: Buy at 240p, target 275p ('Four trading plays', 16 Jan 2017)

■ Bango: Buy at 86p, target 200p ('Four trading plays', 16 Jan 2017)

■ Stadium: Buy at 87p, target 120p ('Four trading plays', 16 Jan 2017)

■ Moss Bros: Buy at 103p ('In the ascent', 23 Jan 2017)

■ Gama Aviation: Buy at 175p, target 225p ('In the ascent', 23 Jan 2017)

■ Watkin Jones: Buy at 134.5p, new target 155p ('In the ascent', 23 Jan 2017)

■ Miton: Buy at 36p, new target 50p ('In the ascent', 23 Jan 2017)

■ Character Group: Buy at 520p, target 625p to 675p ('Value opportunities', 30 Jan 2017)

■ Safestyle: Take profits at 293p ('Value opportunities', 30 Jan 2017)

■ CareTech: Buy at 367, new target 412p to 450p ('Value opportunities', 30 Jan 2017)

■ Jarvis Securities: Buy at 370p, new target 425p ('Value opportunities', 30 Jan 2017)

■ First Property Group: Buy at 47p, target 56p ('A mandate for gains', 1 Feb 2017)

■ LMS Capital: Crystallise profits at 47p ('A mandate for gains', 1 Feb 2017)

■ Elegant Hotels: Buy at 83p, target 105p ('A mandate for gains', 1 Feb 2017)

■ Bowleven: Buy at 27.75p; BATM Advanced Communications: Buy at 18.25p; Avingtrans: Buy at 190p: Chariot Oil & Gas: Buy at 8.37p; Crossrider: Buy at 50p; Management Consulting: Buy at 6.5p; Tiso Blackstar: Buy at 55p; H&T: Buy at 284.5p; Manchester & London Investment Trust: Buy at 290p; Cenkos Securities: Buy at 93p ('Bargain Shares 2017', 3 Feb 2017)

■ Juridica: Hold at 21.5p; Mind + Machines: Buy at 9.75p; Volvere: Buy at 530p; Oakley Capital: Buy at 161p; Bioquell: Buy at 133p; Gresham House Strategic: Buy at 815p: Gresham House: Buy at 305p; Walker Crips: Hold at 40p; French Connection: Buy at 33.75 ('How the 2016 Bargain Share Portfolio fared', 3 Feb 2017)

■ 32Red: Buy at 155p, target 186p ('Exploiting undervalued situations', 6 Feb 2017)

■ Henry Boot: Buy at 211p ('Exploiting undervalued situations', 6 Feb 2017)

■ Cello: Buy at 106p, target 125p to 130p ('Exploiting undervalued situations', 6 Feb 2017)

■ Epwin: Buy at 106p, target 140p ('Exploiting undervalued situations', 6 Feb 2017)

■ FTSE 350 housebuilders: Run first-quarter profits ('Building gains', 14 Feb 2016)

■ Telford Homes: Buy at 355p ('Building gains', 14 Feb 2016)

 Inland Homes: Buy at 62.5p, target 80p ('Building gains', 14 Feb 2016)

■ Urban&Civic: Buy at 225p ('Building gains', 14 Feb 2016)

■ Netplay TV: Reject bid ('Building gains', 14 Feb 2016)

■ AB Dynamics: Run profits at 600p and place trailing 10 per cent stop-loss ('Building gains', 14 Feb 2016)

■ 1pm: Buy at 60p, target 85p ('Funded for growth', 15 Feb 2017)

■ K3 Business Technology: Hold for recovery at 255p ('Funded for growth', 15 Feb 2017)

■ Amino Technologies: Buy at 193p, raised target 220p ('In the ascent', 20 Feb 2017)

■ Jarvis Securities: Buy at 405p, raised target 475p ('In the ascent', 20 Feb 2017)

■ Avation: Buy at 205p, raised target 250p ('In the ascent', 20 Feb 2017)

■ Bowleven: Buy at 33p ('Shareholder activism', 22 Feb 2017)

■ Alpha Real Trust: Buy at 112p, new target 130p ('Shareholder activism', 22 Feb 2017)

■ Kromek: Buy at 25p, target 34p ('Follow the smart money', 27 Feb 2017)

■ 32Red: Bank 313 per cent profit and sell in market ('Full house', 28 Feb 2017)

■ Crystal Amber: Run profits at 232p ('Full house', 28 Feb 2017)

■ WH Ireland: Buy at 130p ('Full house', 28 Feb 2017)

■ Avingtrans: Buy at 215p ('Engineering reratings', 6 Mar 2017)

■ Trifast: Run profits at 204p ('Engineering reratings', 6 Mar 2017)

■ First Property: Buy at 48p, target 56p ('Engineering reratings', 6 Mar 2017)

■ Record: Buy at 40p ('Engineering reratings', 6 Mar 2017)

■ Burford Capital: Ahead of results, run 389 per cent profits at 715p ('Running bumper gains', 7 Mar 2017)

■ Conygar: Run profits at 176p ('Running bumper gains', 7 Mar 2017)

■ Palace Capital: Buy at 355p, upgraded target 400p ('Running bumper gains', 7 Mar 2017)

■ Lombard Risk Management: Buy at 9p, target 18p ('Banking on regulation', 13 Mar 2017)

■ Bioquell : Buy at 135p, target 180p ('Five value opportunities', 15 Mar 2017)

■ BATM Advanced Communications: Buy at 18.25p, target 25p ('Five value opportunities', 15 Mar 2017)

■ Stadium: Buy at 107p, target 130p ('Five value opportunities', 15 Mar 2017)

■ STM: Buy at 38p ('Five value opportunities', 15 Mar 2017)

■ H&T: Buy at 283p, target 375p ('Five value opportunities', 15 Mar 2017)

■ Somero Enterprises: Buy at 282p, raised target 325p ('Going for growth', 20 Mar 2017)

■ Miton: Buy at 40p, raised target 50p ('Going for growth', 20 Mar 2017)

■ Bango: Buy at 105p, target 200p ('Going for growth', 20 Mar 2017)

■ French Connection: Buy at 36.5p ('Going for growth', 20 Mar 2017)

■ Crossrider: Buy at 68p ('Going for growth', 20 Mar 2017)

■ GreshamHouse: Buy at 325p, target 400p ('Four small-cap buys', 21 Mar 2017)

■ Private & CommercialFinance: Buy at 27p, take up open offer, target 35p to 40p ('Four small-cap buys', 21 Mar 2017)

■ Avation: Buy at 220p, conservative target 250p ('Four small-cap buys', 21 Mar 2017)

■ Bowleven: Buy at 35.5p, new target 50p ('Four small-cap buys', 21 Mar 2017)

■ Cello: Buy at 122p, conservative target 130p ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ Faroe Petroleum: Medium-term buy at 91.75p, target 115p ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ Mind + Machines: Buy at 9p ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ Volvere: Run profits at 585p ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ Manx Telecom: Buy at 197p, target 225p ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ Arbuthnot Banking: Run profits at 1,459p ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ PV Crystalox Solar: Hold at 21.75p ahead of arbitration ruling ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ Satellite Solutions Worldwide: Buy at 8.25p, new target 10.5p ('Eight small-cap plays', 27 Mar 2017)

■ CareTech: Buy at 362p, target 412p to 450p ('Five small-cap buys', 29 Mar 2017)

■ Moss Bros: Buy at 101p, target 130p ('Five small-cap buys', 29 Mar 2017)

■ Gama Aviation: Buy at 218p, target 250p ('Five small-cap buys', 29 Mar 2017)

■ Watkin Jones: Buy at 145.5p, target 165p to 170p ('Five small-cap buys', 29 Mar 2017)

■ Marwyn Value Investors: Buy at 135p ('Five small-cap buys', 29 Mar 2017)

■ Chariot Oil & Gas: Bank 111 per cent profit on two thirds of holding ('Bargain Shares on a tear', 3 Apr 2017)

■ Bowleven: Buy at 35.75p, target 50p ('Bargain shares on a tear', 3 Apr 2017)

■ Tiso Blackstar: Buy at 64p, target 87p ('Bargain shares on a tear', 3 Apr 2017)

■ Management Consulting: Run profits at 8.1p ('Bargain shares on a tear', 3 Apr 2017)

■ Cenkos Securities: Buy at 94p ('Bargain shares on a tear', 3 Apr 2017)

■ Manchester & London Investment Trust: Buy at 357p ('Bargain shares on a tear', 3 Apr 2017)

■ Avingtrans: Buy at 238p ('Bargain shares on a tear', 3 Apr 2017)

■ FTSE 350 housebuilders: Crystallise 13.9 per cent first-quarter profit ('Taking profits and running gains', 4 Apr 2017)

■ Inland: Buy at 61p, target 80p ('Taking profits and running gains', 4 Apr 2017)

■ Telford Homes: Run profits at 369p ('Taking profits and running gains', 4 Apr 2017)

■ Urban&Civic: Buy at 239.5p ahead of results ('Taking profits and running gains', 4 Apr 2017)

■ First Property: Buy at 50p ahead of results ('Taking profits and running gains', 4 Apr 2017)

■ Juridica: Sell at 14p ('Taking profits and running gains', 4 Apr 2017)

■ Burford Capital: Run profits at 810p ('On the case', 10 Apr 2017)

■ Flowtech Fluidpower: Buy at 143p, new target 170p ('On the case', 10 Apr 2017)

■ Somero Enterprises: Top slice and sell half at 315p, run balance for free ('On the case', 10 Apr 2017)

■ Local Shopping Reit: Run profits at 32.5p, minimum target 36p ('Value opportunities', 11 Apr 2017)

■ Gresham House Strategic: Buy at 855p ('Value opportunities', 11 Apr 2017)

■ easyHotel: Buy at 89p, target 120p ('Value opportunities', 11 Apr 2017)

■ AB Dynamics: Take profits at 625p ('Taking profits', 18 Apr 2017)

■ Cineworld: Top slice and run profits on balance at 670p ('Taking profits', 18 Apr 2017)

■ Renew Holdings: Top slice and run profits on balance at 470p ('Taking profits', 18 Apr 2017)

■ Cohort: Top slice and run profits on balance at 460p ('Taking profits', 18 Apr 2017)

■ Cambridge Cognition: Buy at 87p, target 130p ('Positive thinking', 19 Apr 2017)

■ BP Marsh & Partners: Buy at 200p, target 230p ('Four undervalued growth plays', 24 Apr 2017)

■ Cenkos Securities: Buy at 107p, target 150p ('Four undervalued growth plays', 24 Apr 2017)

■ Henry Boot: Buy at 245p, target 300p ('Four undervalued growth plays', 24 Apr 2017)

■ Lombard Risk Management: Buy at 13.25p, upgraded target 20p ('Four undervalued growth plays', 24 April 2017)

■ Oakley Capital: Buy at 155p ('Investment company watch', 25 Apr 2017)

■ Crystal Amber: Run profits at 240p ('Investment company watch', 25 Apr 2017)

■ Record: Buy at 42p ('Investment company watch', 25 Apr 2017)

■ Watkin Jones: Run profits at 176p ('Hitting target prices', 2 May 2017)

■ Amino Technologies: Top slice at 215p and run profits on balance ('Hitting target prices', 2 May 2017)

■ Trifast: Top slice at 222p and run profits on balance ('Hitting target prices', 2 May 2017)

■ Accrol: Buy at 151p, new target price 180p ('Hitting target prices', 2 May 2017)

■ Epwin: Buy at 123p, target price 140p ('Hitting target prices', 2 May 2017)

■ Jarvis Securities: Buy at 460p, new target 525p ('Five small-cap opportunities', 23 May 2017)

■ Bilby: Buy at 67p, target 85p to 90p ('Five small-cap opportunities', 23 May 2017)

■ Marwyn Value Investors: Buy at 162p, target 180p ('Five small-cap opportunities', 23 May 2017)

■ Avation: Buy at 203p, target 250p ('Five small-cap opportunities', 23 May 2017)

■ 1pm: Buy at 50p and take up open offer at 45p ('Five small-cap opportunities', 23 May 2017)

■ easyHotel: Buy at 99p, target 120p ('Small-cap trading updates', 24 May 2017)

■ Bioquell: Buy at 166p, target 180p ('Small cap trading updates', 24 May 2017)

■ Renew: Run profits at 462p ('Small-cap trading updates', 24 May 2017)

■ Alpha Real Trust: Run profits at 126p ('Small-cap trading updates', 24 May 2017)

■ K3 Business Technology: Hold for recovery at 157p ('Small-cap trading updates', 24 May 2017)

■ Cello: Run profits at 137p ('Five growth opportunities', 30 May 2017)

■ Stadium: Run profits at 134p ('Five growth opportunities', 30 May 2017)

■ Lombard Risk Management: Buy at 13.75p, target 20p ('Five growth opportunities', 30 May 2017)

■ Henry Boot: Buy at 300p, new target 330p to 350p ('Five growth opportunities', 30 May 2017)

■ STM: Buy at 40p ('Five growth opportunities', 30 May 2017)

■ Bowleven: Buy at 30.75p ('Corporate activity boosts Bargain shares', 31 May 2017)

■ Oakley Capital: Buy at 173p ('Corporate activity boosts Bargain shares', 31 May 2017)

■ Mind + Machines: Buy at 11.25p ('Corporate activity boosts Bargain shares', 31 May 2017)

■ Volvere: Run profits at 780p ('Corporate activity boosts Bargain shares', 31 May 2017)

■ Gresham House Strategic: Buy at 880p ('Corporate activity boosts Bargain shares', 31 May 2017)

■ Burford Capital: Run profits at 912p ('Running profits and banking gains', 5 Jun 2017)

■ Moss Bros: Run profits at 113p ('Running profits and banking gains', 5 Jun 2017)

■ Telford Homes: Run profits at 412p ('Running profits and banking gains', 5 Jun 2017)

■ Sanderson: Take profits at 79p ('Running profits and banking gains', 5 Jun 2017)

■ Somero Enterprises: Take profits at 296p ('Running profits and banking gains', 5 Jun 2017)

■ Bango: Buy at 143p, target 200p ('On the money', 7 Jun 2017)

■ Private & Commercial Finance: Buy at 23p, target 35p ('On the money', 7 Jun 2017)

■ BP Marsh & Partners: Buy at 215p, new target 250p ('On the money', 7 Jun 2017)

■ Watkin Jones: Run profits at 176p ('On the money', 7 Jun 2017)

■ Ramsden: Buy at 134p, target 180p ('A jewel in the north', 12 Jun 2017)

■ Mind + Machines: Buy at 12p ('Small-cap gems', 13 Jun 2017)

■ First Property: Run profits at 53p ('Small-cap gems', 13 Jun 2017)

■ Kromek: Run profits at 31.5p ('Small-cap gems', 13 Jun 2017)

■ Cambridge Cognition: Run profits at 120p ('Small-cap gems', 13 Jun 2017)

■ K3 Business Technology: Crystallise loss at 150p ('Small-cap gems', 13 Jun 2017)

■ Conygar: Run profits at 180p ('Running property gains', 19 Jun 2017)

■ Urban&Civic: Run profits at 265p ('Running property gains', 19 Jun 2017)

■ Palace Capital: Run profits at 380p ('Running property gains', 19 Jun 2017)

■ Local Shopping Reit: Run profits at 32.5p ('Running property gains', 19 Jun 2017)

■ London & Associated Properties: Crystallise loss at 23p ('Running property gains', 19 Jun 2017)

■ Elegant Hotels: Buy at 95p, first target 105p ('Check into small-cap value plays', 20 Jun 2017)

■ MXC Capital: Buy at 1.65p, first target 2.05p ('Check into small-cap value plays', 20 Jun 2017)

■ CareTech: Run profits at 440p ('Check into small-cap value plays', 20 Jun 2017)

■ Record: Run profits at 47p ('Check into small-cap value plays', 20 Jun 2017)

■ Alpha Real Trust: Run profits at 127p ('Check into small-cap value plays', 20 Jun 2017)

■ Burford Capital: Bank profits on two thirds at 895p, run profits on balance ('Top-slicing and running profits', 26 Jun 2017)

■ Manchester & London Investment Trust: Bank profits on half at 366.25p, run profits on balance ('Top-slicing and running profits', 26 Jun 2017)

■ Watkin Jones: Buy at 195p, new target 225p ('Top-slicing and running profits', 26 Jun 2017)

■ Cenkos Securities: Buy at 97p ('Top-slicing and running profits', 26 Jun 2017)

■ WH Ireland: Buy at 135p ('Top-slicing and running profits', 26 Jun 2017)

■ Bilby: Buy at 78p, initial target 85p to 90p (‘A trio of small-cap buys’, 27 Jun 2017)

■ Inland: Buy at 57p, target 80p (‘A trio of small-cap buys’, 27 Jun 2017)

■ Avingtrans: Buy at 218p (‘A trio of small-cap buys’, 27 Jun 2017)

Kromek: Run profits at 33p (‘Four small-cap plays’, 3 Jul 2017)

Gama Aviation: Buy at 240p, raised target 275p to 300p (‘Four small-cap plays’, 3 Jul 2017)

Satellite Solutions Worldwide: Buy at 7.25p, target 10.5p (‘Four small-cap plays’, 3 Jul 2017)

Molins: Buy at 138p (‘Four small-cap plays’, 3 Jul 2017)

GYG: Buy at listing and 150p target price (‘Floating a profitable passage’, 4 Jul 2017)

■ 1pm: Buy at 44p (‘A trio of small-cap buys’, 10 Jul 2017)

■ Solid State: Buy at 410p, target 480p (‘A trio of small-cap buys’, 10 Jul 2017)

■ Avation: Strong buy at 220p, raised target 275p (‘A trio of small-cap buys’, 10 Jul 2017)

Bango: Buy at 190p, new target 300p (On the upgrade’, 18 Jul 2017)

STM: Buy at 52p, target 70p(‘On the upgrade’, 18 Jul 2017)

Miton: Buy at 43p, target 50p(‘On the upgrade’, 18 Jul 2017)

First Property: Buy at 56p, new target 65p(‘On the upgrade’, 18 Jul 2017)

Walker Crips: Buy at 43p(‘Value opportunities’, 19 Jul 2017)

Stadium: Run profits at 133p (‘Value opportunities’, 19 Jul 2017)

PV Crystalox: Hold at 22.5p (‘Value opportunities’, 19 Jul 2017)

Inland Homes: Buy at 59p, target 80p (‘Value opportunities’, 19 Jul 2017)

Gama Avation: Buy at 250p, target range 275p to 300p (‘Value opportunities’, 19 Jul 2017)

Arbuthnot Banking: Buy at 1252p, target 1533p (‘Value opportunities’, 19 Jul 2017)

Jarvis Securities: Buy at 458p, target 525p (‘A five-timer of small-cap plays’, 24 Jul 2017)

Town Centre Securities: Buy at 295p (‘A five-timer of small-cap plays’, 24 Jul 2017)

Lombard Risk Management: Buy at 10.5p, target 20p (‘A five-timer of small-cap plays’, 24 Jul 2017)

Accrol: Run profits at 151p (‘A five-timer of small-cap plays’, 24 Jul 2017)

PCF: Buy at 25p, target 35p (‘A five-timer of small-cap plays’, 24 Jul 2017)

■ WH Ireland: Buy at 152p, first target 175p (‘Exploiting value plays’, 25 Jul 2017)

■ Avingtrans: Buy at 223p, target 275p; Haywards Tyler: Buy at 44p, and accept all-share bid from Avingtrans (‘Exploiting value plays’, 25 Jul 2017)

■ Crossrider: Buy at 65p (‘Exploiting value plays’, 25 Jul 2017)

■ Epwin: Recovery buy at 97p (‘Exploiting value plays’, 25 Jul 2017)

■ Quarto: Hold at 140p ahead of interim results on 8 August (‘Exploiting value plays’, 25 Jul 2017)

■ Burford: Run profits at 1,038p ('Investment company watch', 31 Jul 2017)

■ Marwyn Value Investors: Buy at 165p, target 180p to 200p ('Investment company watch', 31 Jul 2017)

■ BP Marsh & Partners: Buy at 230p, new target 260p to 275p ('Investment company watch', 31 Jul 2017)

■ Bioquell: Buy at 200p, new target 225p to 250p (‘Bargain shares opportunities', 1 Aug 2017)

■ Bowleven: Buy at 226p, break up value 50p (‘Bargain shares opportunities', 1 Aug 2017)

■ Mind + Machines: Buy at 12.5p, target 18p (‘Bargain shares opportunities', 1 Aug 2017)

■ Strix: Buy at 100p, target 150p (‘Tap into a hot IPO', 7 Aug 2017)

Manx Telecom: Buy at 180p ('High-yielding opportunities', 8 Aug 2017)

Amino Technologies: Buy at 190p, initial target 220p ('High-yielding opportunities', 8 Aug 2017)

Palace Capital: Buy at 385p ('High-yielding opportunities', 8 Aug 2017)

Solid State: Run profits at 530p ('High-yielding opportunities', 8 Aug 2017)

■ Quarto: Hold at 158p ('Simon Thompson's equity market roadmap', 15 Aug 2017)

■ Manx Telecom: Buy at 192p ('Simon Thompson's equity market roadmap', 15 Aug 2017)

■ Bowleven: Buy at 29.5p, break up value 50p; BATM Advanced Communications: Buy at 18p; Avingtrans: Buy at 228p, initial target 275p: Chariot Oil & Gas: Run profits at 12.5p; Crossrider : Buy at 62p, long-term target 100p; Management Consulting: Hold at 7.75p; Tiso Blackstar: Buy at 53p; H&T: Buy at 290p, target 375p; Manchester & London Investment Trust: Take profits at 377p; Cenkos Securities: Hold at 92p; Bioquell: Run profits at 235p, target 250p; Minds + Machines: Buy at 13.25p, target 18p ('Bargain Shares: second chance', 17 Aug 2017)

■ Mountview Estates: Buy at 11,900p (‘Targeting a break-out’, 21 Aug 2017)

Watkin Jones : Trading buy at 204p, initial target 225p (‘Targeting a break-out’, 21 Aug 2017)

■ Jarvis Securities: Top slice holding at 505p, and run profits on balance (‘Targeting a break-out’, 21 Aug 2017)

■ Epwin: Hold for results on 13 September(‘Targeting a break-out’, 21 Aug 2017)

■ Alpha Real Trust: Buy at 122.75p, raised target 145p ('A trio of small-cap buys', 22 Aug 2017)

■ Palace Capital: Buy at 395p ('A trio of small-cap buys', 22 Aug 2017)

■ MXC Capital: Recovery buy at 1.25p ('A trio of small-cap buys', 22 Aug 2017)

Kromek: Buy at 26.5p, target 34p (‘Repeat buying opportunities’, 29 Aug 2017)

Bango: Buy 225p, target 300p (‘Repeat buying opportunities’, 29 Aug 2017)

Satellite Solutions Worldwide: Buy at 7.25p, target 10.5p (‘Repeat buying opportunities’, 29 Aug 2017)

Record: Buy at 46p, new target 60p (‘Repeat buying opportunities’, 29 Aug 2017)

■ PV Crystalox Solar: Hold at 22p ahead of September’s ICC ruling (‘Balancing risk and reward’, 30 Aug 2017)

■ Chariot Oil & Gas: Run profits at 10.25p (‘Balancing risk and reward’, 30 Aug 2017)

BATM Advanced Communications: Buy at 18p (‘Balancing risk and reward’, 30 Aug 2017)

Cohort: Buy at 390p, target 450p (‘Seeking value’, 4 Sep 2017)

Marwyn Value Investors: Buy at 170p, new target 190p to 200p (‘Seeking value’, 4 Sep 2017)

Stadium: Run profits at 123p ('Riding earnings momentum', 6 Sep 2017)

Ramsden Holdings: Buy at 169p, new target 190p to 200p ('Riding earnings momentum', 6 Sep 2017)

Gama Aviation: Buy at 260p, new target 325p ('Riding earnings momentum', 6 Sep 2017)

Faroe Petroleum: Trading buy at 95.5p, target 115p (‘Six seductive small caps’, 11 Sep 2017)

Avation: Buy at 243p, target 275p (‘Six seductive small caps’, 11 Sep 2017)

Molins: Buy at 163p, first target 180p, then 194p (‘Six seductive small caps’, 11 Sep 2017)

Alpha Real Trust: Buy at 135p (‘Six seductive small caps’, 11 Sep 2017)

Cambria Automobiles: Speculative buy at 45p (‘Six seductive small caps’, 11 Sep 2017)

Vertu Motors: Speculative buy at 65p (‘Six seductive small caps’, 11 Sep 2017)

Crossrider: Buy at 70p, target 100p (‘Profiting from cyber crime’, 13 Sep 2017)

STM: Buy at 61p, initial target 70p (‘Profiting from cyber crime’, 13 Sep 2017)

1pm: Buy at 51p, target 70p (‘Profiting from cyber crime’, 13 Sep 2017)

Amino Technologies: Buy at 210p, next target 225p (‘A trio of small cap plays’, 18 Sep 2017)

Accrol: Run profits at 144p (‘A trio of small cap plays’, 18 Sep 2017)

PV Crystalox Solar: Hold at 25p ahead of ICC ruling (‘A trio of small cap plays’, 18 Sep 2017)

Bango: Buy at 248p, target 300p (‘Inflexion points’, 20 Sep 2017)

Gresham House: Buy 335p, target 432p (‘Inflexion points’, 20 Sep 2017)

French Connection: Speculative buy at 44p (‘Inflexion points’, 20 Sep 2017)

BP Marsh & Partners: Buy ahead of results at 230p, target 260p to 275p (‘Exploiting hidden value’ 25 Sep 2017)

Volvere: Buy at 810p (‘Exploiting hidden value’ 25 Sep 2017)

Palace Capital: Buy at 350p (‘Exploiting hidden value’ 25 Sep 2017)

Cello: Run profits at 133p (‘Exploiting hidden value’ 25 Sep 2017)

Character: Run profits at 490p (‘Exploiting hidden value’ 25 Sep 2017)

■ Epwin: Hold at 80p (‘Exploiting hidden value’ 25 Sep 2017)

GYG: Buy at 135p, new target 170p (‘Plain sailing’, 27 Sep 2017)

Cambridge Cognition : Run profits at 137p (‘Plain sailing’, 27 Sep 2017)

Minds + Machines : Buy at 11p, target ranger 15p to 18p (‘Plain sailing’, 27 Sep 2017)

Miton Group: Buy at 41p, target 50p (‘Plain sailing’, 27 Sep 2017)

Trifast: Run profits at 207p (‘Engineering gains’, 2 Oct 2017)

Avingtrans: Buy at 210p, target 275p (‘Engineering gains’, 2 Oct 2017)

Strix: Buy at 139p, new target 165p (‘Engineering gains’, 2 Oct 2017)

Private & Commercial Finance: Buy at 28.5p, target 35p (‘Engineering gains’, 2 Oct 2017)

Cenkos Securities: Buy at 125p (‘Engineering gains’, 2 Oct 2017)

Flowtech Fluidpower: Buy at 145p, target 170p (‘On an earnings beat’, 3 Oct 2017)

Inland Homes: Buy at 59p, target 80p (‘On an earnings beat’, 3 Oct 2017)

Moss Bros: Run profits at 98p (‘On an earnings beat’, 3 Oct 2017)

Renew: Run profits at 425p (‘On an earnings beat’, 3 Oct 2017)

BP Marsh & Partners: Buy at 238p (‘Trading plays’, 9 Oct 2017)

Urban&Civic: Buy at 261p (‘Trading plays’, 9 Oct 2017)

Watkin Jones: Run profits at 223p (‘Trading plays’, 9 Oct 2017)

■ Accrol: Shares suspended at 132p (‘Trading plays’, 9 Oct 2017)

First Property: Buy at 53p (‘Trading plays’, 9 Oct 2017)

SCISYS: Buy at 102p, target 155p (‘Tune into a media play’, 11 Oct 2017)

Character: Hold for recovery at 370p (‘Tune into a media play’, 11 Oct 2017)

Telford Homes: Run profits at 397p (‘ A trio of small-cap plays’, 16 Oct 2016)

Henry Boot: Buy 305p (‘ A trio of small-cap plays’, 16 Oct 2016)

Town Centre Securities: Medium-term buy at 310p (‘ A trio of small-cap plays’, 16 Oct 2016)

■ Elegant Hotel: Buy at 87p ('Hitting target prices', 18 Oct 2017)

■ easyHotel : Run profits at 120p, new target 135p ('Hitting target prices', 18 Oct 2017)

■ BP Marsh & Partners: Buy at 260p, new target 290p ('Hitting target prices', 18 Oct 2017)

BATM Advanced Communications: Buy at 22p, sum-of-the-parts target 30p to 33p (‘Targeting a break-out’, 23 Oct 2017)

Flowtech Fluidpower : Buy at 167p, new target 192p (‘Targeting a break-out’, 23 Oct 2017)

SCISYS : Buy at 115p, target 155p (‘On the money’, 24 Oct 2017, 2017)

Henry Boot: Buy at 335p (‘On the money’, 24 Oct 2017, 2017)

Cenkos Securities: Buy at 105p (‘On the money’, 24 Oct 2017, 2017)

Solid State: Hold at 435p (‘On the money’, 24 Oct 2017, 2017)

Bloomsbury Publishing: Buy at 164p, target 185p (‘Trading opportunities’, 30 Oct 2017)

Record: Buy at 43p, target 52p (‘Trading opportunities’, 30 Oct 2017

Lombard Risk Management: Trading buy at 7p (‘Trading opportunities’, 30 Oct 2017

STM: Buy at 55p, target 70p (‘Trading opportunities’, 30 Oct 2017

■ Bioquell: Buy at 245p, new target 270p (‘A trio of small cap buys’, 31 Oct 2017)

■ Arbuthnot Banking Group: Buy at 1,315p, target 1,533p (A trio of small cap buys’, 31 Oct 2017)

■ CareTech : Buy at 433p, new target 500p (‘A trio of small cap buys’, 31 Oct 2017)

Faroe Petroleum: Buy at 103.5p(‘Gushing higher’, 6 Nov 2017)

Chariot Oil & Gas: Run profits at 16p(‘Gushing higher’, 6 Nov 2017)

Bowleven: Buy at 32.5p(‘Gushing higher’, 6 Nov 2017)

Solid State: Buy at 395p (‘Exploiting buying opportunities, 22 Nov 2017)

Bilby: Buy at 89p, new target 120p (‘Exploiting buying opportunities, 22 Nov 2017)

GYG: Buy at 123p, target 170p (‘Exploiting buying opportunities, 22 Nov 2017)

Accrol: Sell at 40p (‘Exploiting buying opportunities, 22 Nov 2017)

■ Simon Thompson's book Stock Picking for Profit can be purchased online at www.ypdbooks.com for £14.99, plus £2.95 postage and packaging, or by telephoning YPDBooks on 01904 431 213 to place an order. It is being sold through no other source. Simon has published an article outlining the content: Secrets to successful stock picking

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