Simon Thompson 

Watkin Jones primed for highly profitable growth

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

Half-year results from Watkin Jones (WJG:230p), a construction company specialising in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) and private rented housing, highlight why the shares have produced an average annualised return of 35 per cent since IPO when I suggested buying into this highly cash-generative company ('A profitable education', 3 Apr 2016).

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