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News on FTSE-listed companies, from results to brokers' views
4 Feb 2016
David Goldman, co-manager of the BlackRock UK Income fund, which has returned 9 per cent in 2015, compared to 6 per cent for the average fund in the sector, has revealed for What Investment the stocks he is buying for income in the current market conditions.
4 Feb 2016
Investors considering placing AIM shares into their ISA in 2016 should consider four particular stocks for their portfolio, according to Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre.
3 Feb 2016
Alex Crooke, long-serving manager of the £750 million Bankers Investment Trust, which has increased its dividend in every one of the past 49 years, has revealed the reasons why he is sticking with his investment of approximately £12 million in BP shares.
2 Feb 2016
The latest results from oil major BP were much worse than expected, with a halving of profits and a decline in the cash flow position placing the prospects of a dividend cut or suspension firmly on the horizon, agree a brace of prominent analysts.
'Strong dividend growth potential' means BT and Lloyds Banking Group shares are attractive ISA income investments for 2016
1 Feb 2016
Eric Moore, manager of the Miton Income fund, which has a yield of over 4 per cent and was amongst the top 25 per cent of all funds in the IA UK Equity Income sector in 2015, has revealed for What Investment the reasons why he thinks BT and Lloyds Banking Group shares are a good investment for 2016.
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Hargreaves Lansdown: Investors interested in Lloyds Banking Group shares are 'better off buying now' than waiting for the government offer
28 Jan 2016
The announcement this morning by the chancellor George Osborne that the government’s sale of its remaining shares in Lloyds Banking Group is to be delayed due to the prevailing market turbulence means that investors are better off buying now than waiting, according to Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown.
27 Jan 2016
Tom Moore, manager of the giant Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund, which returned 11 per cent in 2015, compared to 5 per cent for the average fund in the IA UK Equity Income sector in the same time period, has disclosed the two UK stocks he has been buying more of lately.
27 Jan 2016
Simon Edelsten, manager of the high performing Mid Wynd Investment Trust and Artemis Global Select Fund told What Investment this morning that while his UK exposure is at the lowest level it has been for many years, one FTSE 100 stock has been rendered enough of a bargain during the recent volatility that he has invested in it.
Why Lloyds Banking Group shares can weather the current market storm, by investor with £80 million of them
26 Jan 2016
Richard Buxton, the veteran investor who runs the £2.3 billion Old Mutual UK Alpha Fund, has disclosed the reasons why he thinks that Lloyds Banking Group shares can weather the current market storm.
15 Jan 2016
Mining conglomerate BHP Billiton may be the highest yielding company in the FTSE 100, but the scant level of dividend cover and spate of write downs announced this morning place the ability of the business to pay the dividend in serious doubt, according to a host of analysts.
Alex Wright: Lloyds Bank shares an opportunity because market 'stuck in the past', and the UK small caps that look 'extremely cheap' right now
13 Jan 2016
Alex Wright, the high performing manager of the Fidelity Special Situations fund amongst other mandates, has disclosed the reasons why he sees Lloyds Banking Group shares as a good investment for 2016.
Star fund manager Mark Slater: The one UK share that I have bought more of during the recent volatility
12 Jan 2016
Mark Slater, the veteran investor whose £300 million Slater Growth fund is the top performer out of 259 funds in the IA UK All Companies sector over the past three years has revealed the one UK share he has taken the opportunity to buy more of amidst the recent market carnage.
11 Jan 2016
Thomas Moore, the high performing manager of the Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained fund and the Standard Life Equity Income Trust, has revealed for What Investment the reasons why he won’t invest in oil giants BP or Shell.
6 Jan 2016
Simon Murphy, manager of the £450 million Old Mutual UK Equity fund, which has returned 45 per cent over the past five years, has revealed for What Investment the reasons behind his decision to invest in Tesco shares, despite the turbulence that surrounds the stock at present.
'Greater visibility' on the dividend and friendlier regulatory environment make Lloyds Banking Group shares worth sticking with, says veteran investor
6 Jan 2016
Job Curtis, manager of the £1.33 billion City of London Investment Trust, which has a yield of 4 per cent, has disclosed for What Investment the reasons why he is sticking with his investment in Lloyds Banking Group, despite the sluggish share price performance of the past year.
5 Jan 2016
Jan Luthman, the veteran joint manager of the Liontrust Macro Growth fund has revealed for What Investment the reasons why he won’t invest in any of the UK listed supermarkets right now.