Simon Thompson 

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Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

Shares in Watkin Jones (WJG:225p), a construction company specialising in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) and private rented housing, have delivered a 10.7 per cent total return since my last update (‘Watkin Jones beds in outperformance’, 5 November 2018), helped by annual results that beat analysts’ earnings per share (EPS) expectations by 4 per cent.

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