Simon Thompson's lowly rated housebuilder, John Rosier on dividend payment patterns, Asos & more

In Simon Thompson's column today, he's been running his slide rule across the high-yielding shares of a south-east of England-focused housebuilder and brownfield land developer that are rated on a PE ratio of 6 and priced on less than half net asset value.

And after a poor October, November brought some respite for John Rosier. In the private investor diary this month, he explains why it’s worth paying close attention to dividend payment patterns. Click here to read John's latest entry.

Meanwhile, Asos has blamed slow November sales and rampant discounting for its profit warning. Harriet Russell has an update on the online retailer

Of course, all IC readers will have finished the bumper issue features already, but if not here's the list again. And our free podcast featuring our companies team with their predictions for 2019. Click here to listen.

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