Wednesday, September 8

Newspaper Stocks & Shares Tips

Stocks and Shares - Wednesday Newspaper Share Tips


FINANCIAL TIMES

Outrage greets Bob Diamond [I'm sure he's devastated - Ed.]

Feature
Equities seen as new focus for banks

Further news
Bid talk helps Invensys climb out of relegation zone
ProStrakan hit by triple whammy

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

20% of tax records inaccurate

Comment
Ocado fails to deliver and analysts disagree

Questor Share Tips
Ashtead – Buy at 93.5p - There is likely to be a wave of consolidation between smaller players, which will benefit Ashtead, as will the move in the US construction industry towards renting, not buying, equipment. Rentals account for 70% of the UK market in the US it is currently only 40%. Tipped at 81.2p in January it is still a buy.

Whitbread - Buy at 1502p - Whitbread is taking its brands abroad, with Premier Inn hotels in the Middle East and India, and Costa Coffee in China, Russia and Eastern Europe. The company predicted slower sales growth in H2 however, shares are now trading at a p-e ratio of 14.2 times, and yielding 2.7%.

News
Goldman plays down TUI bid talk

THE INDEPENDENT

De La Rue staff faked quality tests on banknotes

Investment Share Tips
Sports Direct – Buy at 117p
Dechra Pharmaceuticals – Buy at 445p
Greene King - Hold at 425.5p

THE TIMES

Dashboard Pages
De La Rue's checks and balances clearly at fault. Rather like all those banks

Tempus Share Tips
DS Smith – Hold, pending strategy update
Ashtead Group - Don't chase them
Greene King – Nice management, shame about the sector
Charlemagne – “Emerging markets rebound.” Is Charlemagne Capital talking its book?

Tiddler to Watch - Alumasc

THE DAILY MAIL

Invensys bid rumours lift price saving it from demotion
Norcross jumps 1.37p to 10.5p - profits for the year expected to significantly exceed expectations

DAILY EXPRESS

World Cup boost for Sports Direct
Fraud fear at currency printer De La Rue
Sales rise at Ocado but City is jittery

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