China-based logistics services provider China Chaintek is a profitable, cash generative business offering a dividend.
A lack of capacity will hold back short-term profitability but the company is on course to significantly expand its distribution facilities and reap the benefits in terms of earnings growth.
Publisher Electric Word ELE is in a strong position to benefit from deregulation of the US online gaming market.
The publisher already has a strong market position in global online gaming events and publications and it has strengthened its US market position through the acquisition of a stake in a North American online gaming conference.
These are the terms and conditions of the BullBearings social media competition. You need to have an account on one or more of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ in order to take part.
What can I win? There are ten copies of the international bestseller by Vince Stanzione: 'The Millionaire Dropout: Fire Your Boss, Do What You Want' to be won this month.
In the months after Twitter launch their IPO, Colin Cieszynski of CMC Markets wonder how they can avoid making the same mistakes as Facebook, and alleviate the post-IPO tech trading curse. Looking at post-IPO trends and the performance of other big tech IPOs to indicate what course Twitter might take.
Much effort has been spent by others trying to determine whether the IPO price is a good deal or not. The reality, however, is that while the IPO price makes a good story, few traders are going to get a piece of the IPO.
Lord Ashcroft has sold his stake in document storage and services provider Restore (RST), enabling it to add a raft of institutional shareholders that will be able to help finance further acquisitions to expand the business.
The share price is five times the level it was three years ago but the rating is not particularly high and there is plenty of scope for further growth from the existing business and via acquisitions.
For many investors, fishing down in the deep, dark pools among the small cap tiddlers is way too risky. But for some intrepid profit hunters, the opportunity to spear an undiscovered, under-researched morsel in the uncharted waters of small and micro caps is the only way to invest for growth.
A cult figure among small cap circles, fund manager Giles Hargreaves is a Steve Zissou of the investment world, but without the ennui; he is at his happiest in his small-cap submarine, searching for obscure minnows. And he has a rare ability to hook those baby sharks that grow and grow and deliver great payback.
Marine positioning technology developer Software Radio Technology (SRT) has acquired a 3D visualisation software business, which will provide an additional source of revenues from its customer base. These will be recurring revenues which will help to make revenues slightly more predictable even if they are likely to remain lumpy.
SRT is paying £955,000 in shares – at 31p each – for GeoVS, which was spun out of the University of South Wales. GeoVS has developed software that enables real time 3D visualisation of the marine environment.
Equities are looking perky, the USD is gaining lost ground versus other currencies, gold is reversing previous session gains by trading off around 10 bucks and bonds are falling out of favour on risk-on mood currently sweeping price-action.
US lawmakers are finally making headway on a deal to avert financial destruction before Thursday’s D-day deadline, propping up market sentiment in overnight trade across US and Asian share markets, pulling up Europe this morning. Lawmakers are working on a deal to raise the debt ceiling until Feb 2014 and measures to force lawmakers into longer-term budget negotiations.
The Royal Mail flotation (UPDATE: now listed under ticker RMG) is making headlines and many are thinking is it worth dabbling, so let me go through my thoughts here.
The Royal Mail IPO has faced allegations of being underpriced as even though the shares were eventually allocated at 330p, at the upper edge of the pricing envelope, they began conditional trading (with City traders buying and sell shares from other, before official trading begins on Tuesday) on Friday 11th at a much elevated 445p.
London IPOs have raised £3.7 billion in 2013 so far in 2013, with the total value of companies joining the market has been over £80 billion, as signs of life returned to the zombified listing market.
To help you keep track of them all, and maybe suggest a few for your portfolio, here is a rundown and full list of newcomers so far in 2013.
Thu, 1st Jan - * ADP employment report surprises to the upside, Traders brace for Friday's US jobs report, Sage races ahead