Sunday, April 24

Weekend Newspaper Share Tips Apr24

Online Stock Trading - Weekend Newspaper Share Tips

Sunday Papers

Sunday Times
Property group Marylebone Warwick Balfour, could sell hotels worth up to £100 million to repay debt.

Rental firms and carmakers are considering possible £10m takeover of vehicle-sharing group City Car Club.

The Independent on Sunday
Aquascutum is selling its flagship for the past 110 years - 100 Regent Street.

Mail on Sunday


Midas share tips


Buys - Enquest, CEO Amjad Bseisu spent £28.1 million shares this month, while COO Nigel Hares spent £4.6 million.

At Ecofin Water & Power Opportunities, two directors and their associates have bought nearly ten million shares for £11.7 million.

Peter Hambro and Pavel Maslovskiy each sold two million shares in gold miner Petropavlovsk.


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Saturday Papers

Financial TImes

Yorkshire, the UK's second-largest building society, has agreed a takeover of Norwich & Peterborough

The Lex Column

Acer: - the world’s 3rd largest maker of PCs is suffering an existential crisis as its core notebook and netbook business is being cannibalised by tablets.

The Times

Tempus share tips


Buy Lombard Odier’s Golden Age fund.
Southern Cross shares are long-term plays.
Buy Axis-Shield, Smith & Nephew and Healthcare at Home.

Daily Telegraph

Questor Share Tips

Buy Bloomsbury at 131p
Bloomsbury has bought the back catalogue of the National Archives publishing programme, which has an extensive catalogue of historical documents and photographs, relating to events such as the Titantic disaster and the Magna Carta. Bloomsbury will be publishing new print books, ebooks and iPad apps using the archives.

At its update in February, the company said e-book sales grew 18 x in 2010 from $131,000 to $2.3m. Margins in e-books are significantly better than in print books and Bloomsbury has already digitised most of its back catalogue, as it anticipates an increased penetration of electronic readers such as Amazon's Kindle and Apple's iPad.

They have made some strategic acquisitions recently including Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, Arden Shakespeare and the digital Berg Fashion Library. It has also created Bloomsbury Academic platforms, which ought to generate good revenues from trade publishing.

There are also reports that JK Rowling's agent had said she is considering making Harry Potter books available electronicallly.

Reckitt Benckiser - buy at 3290p

Gem Diamonds - hold at 270p