Diary of a Private Investor

Berkeley Group

Brexit, Averaging Down and Stop Losses

It has felt like a strange year in UK markets so far, not least thanks to the distraction and uncertainty of the upcoming Brexit vote. Jeremy Warner’s article in The Telegraph Business sums up what the vote will come down to; the economy or migration. While many people might want to leave the EU in […]

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Portfolio Commentary Part One – Focused Income Strategy

Over the past week I have published various portfolios; Focused Income, Compound Growth and Special Situations which combined, make up my overall equity portfolio. I have also launched an ISA portfolio to reflect and track how I invested this years’ allowance. The main reasons for dividing my overall holdings into different strategies were outlined in […]

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Pre-Holiday Update – BVXP, SRT, BKG, PHP, GVC

A few updates from my holdings over the past couple of weeks: Bioventix (BVXP.L) In my view, the company issued a positive half-yearly report on 21st March but the shares have subsequently fallen. Turnover up 23%, pre-tax profit up 33%, post tax profit up 31%, dividend up 50% and yet the shares are down. This […]

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