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Share Watch: Software Radio Technology (SRT)

Software Radio Technology (SRT), soon to be renamed SRT Marine Systems, published Final Results for the year ended 31st March this week that were marginally ahead of expectations with revenue of £10.68m and EPS of 0.33p. As ever, financial results are a lagging indicator because the more significant part of the investment case for SRT lies […]

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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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Update and Review – IOF, CLIG, SRT, PHP, PEG, NXR

There has been quite a lot of activity this week among my portfolio holdings. Iofina (IOF.L) The story of the week in my portfolio is Iofina (IOF) where a regular quarterly update reiterating the same numbers as three months before has led to a near trebling of the share price from a week ago – […]

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Portfolio Commentary Part Three – Special Situations

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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New Holdings – AIR, BMS, ITQ, LGT, NPT, PEG

I bought into six new positions yesterday: Air Partner (AIR.L) – This is a Compound Growth holding, although the yield would warrant it being a Focused Income play as well. Braemar Shipping Services (BMS.L) – A Focused Income holding. Interquest (ITQ.L) – A Compound Growth holding, although it does now give me double exposure to […]

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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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The Waiting Game

Software Radio Technology (SRT.L) announced their interim results for the period ended 30th September 2013 this week. There were no surprises as the numbers were exactly in line with the trading update that had previously been issued. However, the shares dropped sharply on the day. I can only presume that investors were disappointed that there […]

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The Final Countdown

With just six trading weeks to go until the year end (remember, my trading year will close on 20th December so that I can enjoy the holiday season), the 2013 virtual growth portfolio has not quite performed at the level I had anticipated. It is still comfortably in profit year to date with a current […]

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