Monday, July 18

Weekend Paper Tips July16

Stock Market Investing - Weekend Newspaper Share Tips

The Investors Chronicle

Share Tips of the Week

Buy May Gurney Integrated Services at 284p - cheap rating despite defensive position and strong balance sheet.
May Gurney 2 year Chart

Buy British American Tobacco at £28.59 - exposure to fast-growing emerging markets and an attractive yield.

Buy Asian Citrus Holdings at 57.5p - rating too low given that it is debt-free and cash-generative.

Sell Britvic at 379p - exposed to commodity market volatility.

Share Tip Updates

Keep buying Cape at 560p.
Keep buying WH Smith at 516p.
Workspace now fairly priced at 29p.

Tip Bits

Keep buying
Babcock International at 714p
Tikit Group at 295p.
Metric Property at 110p

Keep selling
Dechra Pharmaceuticals at 473p.
Dunelm at 463p

Stock market news - Banks remain under pressure as a result of eurozone debt crisis, although HSBC and Standard Chartered are long-term buys for exposure to fast-growing developing markets.

BSkyB only fairly priced at 684p

Afferro and Aureus Mining - Liberian iron ore and gold plays - remain buys.

Keep buying European Goldfields at 805p after Greek approval for development projects.

Keep buying M&S at 365p, work continues to reposition it for growth.

Thomas Cook - high enough at 88p after 3rd profit warning in a year
Tui Travel is a sell at 205p given the much higher valuation of its shares.

Seven of the eight tips of the year remain buys – NCC, Asian Plantations, Aviva, British Empire Trust, Chariot Oil & Gas, Metric Property, and Tesco.

Results Tips:
Buy NCC at 630p
Buy Prosperity Minerals at 126p.
Buy Jacques Vert at 17.5p
Buy Plant Impact at 25p

Sunday Telegraph

Questor Share Tips

Buy Electrocomponents at 239p, - recent share price fall looks overdone, especially given the reliable 5.2% yield.

Electrocomponents 2 year chart

[The chart looks awful - the more cautious amongst us might want to wait till the price gets back above the 200 day moving average (the black line) -Ed the talking horse]

Buy BHP Billiton at £23.40, - Petrohawk Energy deal is a sensible move as demand for gas will rise significantly over next 10 years.

The Mail on Sunday

Midas: Buy Brewin Dolphin at 160p, - undervalued compared to peers in private investment management.

Update: Take profits at Telecom Plus, tipped 3 years ago at 318p and now 678p, but keep some for further growth.