Shares & trading

News on FTSE-listed companies, from results to brokers' views

Why I've been selling shares in Astra Zeneca and Glaxosmithkline, by investor of £1.4 billion

Why I've been selling shares in Astra Zeneca and Glaxosmithkline, by investor of £1.4 billion

26 Sep 2016

Job Curtis, who runs the £1.4 billion City of London Investment Trust, which has paid an increased dividend for each of the past fifty years, has revealed the reasons why he has been selling shares in pharma giants Astra Zeneca and Glaxosmithkline (GSK).

Why I think Unilever shares remain a good income investment, by leading investor

Why I think Unilever shares remain a good income investment, by leading investor

23 Sep 2016

Richard Saldanha, who runs the Aviva Investors Global Equity Income fund, has asserted that the shares of global consumer company Unilever remain an attractive income investment, despite the valuation.

Why I won't buy Tesco shares right now, by investor of £943 million 

Why I won't buy Tesco shares right now, by investor of £943 million 

23 Sep 2016

James Balfour, who jointly runs the £943 million Aviva UK Equity Income fund has revealed the reasons why he won’t invest in the shares of Tesco, or any other UK supermarket.

Investors should ignore the 'cod science' of Lloyds Banking Group shares, and expect a disappointment on the dividend 

Investors should ignore the 'cod science' of Lloyds Banking Group shares, and expect a disappointment on the dividend 

22 Sep 2016

Stephen Bailey, who runs the £524 million Liontrust Macro Equity Income fund, which has a current yield of 4.3 per cent, has asserted that only ‘cod science’ justifies the optimism that the majority of the market feel about Lloyds Banking Group shares, and that the company will have major problems paying the dividend.

Why investors can rely on the BT dividend, by investor of £1.3 billion

Why investors can rely on the BT dividend, by investor of £1.3 billion

20 Sep 2016

Job Curtis, who runs the £1.3 billion City of London Investment Trust, which has increased its dividend for each of the past fifty years, has asserted that, despite the suite of negatives that surround the stock, BT’s share dividend looks reliable.

Why I see little value in Tesco shares right now, by top investor 

Why I see little value in Tesco shares right now, by top investor 

19 Sep 2016

Jack Barrat, who jointly runs the £512 million GLG Undervalued Assets Fund, has asserted that Tesco shares, despite the precipitous fall they have experienced since their peak, are not good value.

Why I prefer to buy BP rather than Shell shares right now, by investor of £6.4 billion  

Why I prefer to buy BP rather than Shell shares right now, by investor of £6.4 billion  

19 Sep 2016

Adrian Frost, who jointly runs the £6.4 billion Artemis Income fund, has revealed the reasons why he prefers to invest in the shares of BP ahead of rival oil giant Royal Dutch Shell.

Canaccord Genuity: The three best FTSE 250 stocks for investors today

Canaccord Genuity: The three best FTSE 250 stocks for investors today

15 Sep 2016

Simon McGarry, head of equities at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management , has revealed the three FTSE 250 stocks he thinks represent good value for investors in a post-Brexit world 

Why now is a good time to own HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays shares, by investor of £361 million

Why now is a good time to own HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays shares, by investor of £361 million

15 Sep 2016

Alex Savvides, who runs the £361 million JO Hambro Capital Partners UK Dynamic Equity fund, has revealed the reasons why he is confident enough to have 15 per cent of the capital deployed in UK bank shares.

Why I'm confident BP and HSBC shares will go up from here, by top investor 

Why I'm confident BP and HSBC shares will go up from here, by top investor 

6 Sep 2016

James Clunie, who runs the £433 million Jupiter Absolute Return fund, has revealed the reasons why he thinks BP and HSBC shares can rise stoutly from here.

BT shares are good value right now despite the 'uncertainties', says investor of £1.1 billion  

BT shares are good value right now despite the 'uncertainties', says investor of £1.1 billion  

5 Sep 2016

Derek Stuart,who runs the £1.1 billion Artemis UK Special Situations fund, which has returned 74 per cent over the past five years, compared to 66 per cent for the average fund in the sector in the same time period, has revealed the reasons why he is sticking with BT shares, despite the negativity surrounding the shares.

Why I'm keeping faith with BP and Shell shares for income, by top investor

Why I'm keeping faith with BP and Shell shares for income, by top investor

31 Aug 2016

Eric Moore, who runs the Miton Income fund, which has a yield of 4 per cent, has revealed for What Investment the reasons why he is persevering with the shares of BP and Shell.

Why I think BT shares are a poor income investment right now, by top investor  

Why I think BT shares are a poor income investment right now, by top investor  

30 Aug 2016

Simon Gergel, who runs the £649 million Merchants Investment Trust, which has a yield of 5.7 per cent, has revealed exclusively for What Investment the reasons why he won’t own shares in telecoms giant BT, despite the shares having a current yield of 3.9 per cent.

Exclusive: Why I've been buying more Lloyds Banking Group shares, by investor of £1.4 billion

Exclusive: Why I've been buying more Lloyds Banking Group shares, by investor of £1.4 billion

26 Aug 2016

Job Curtis, who runs the City of London Investment Trust, a £1.4 billion fund that has increased its dividend for each of the past thirty years under his tenure, has revealed the reasons why he has been investing more capital in Lloyds Banking Group shares.

Exclusive: Why I've sold all of my Shell and BP shares, by manager of £543 million

Exclusive: Why I've sold all of my Shell and BP shares, by manager of £543 million

25 Aug 2016

Stephen Bailey, who runs the Liontrust Macro Equity Income fund has revealed the reasons why he has sold all of his shares in Shell and BP.

Lloyds bank shares are 'cheap' and a 'reliable' dividend payer for years to come

Lloyds bank shares are 'cheap' and a 'reliable' dividend payer for years to come

22 Aug 2016

Chris White, manager of the £216 million Premier Monthly Income fund which has a yield of 4.3 per cent, has asserted that the shares of Lloyds Banking Group can produce reliable dividends, particularly as the economic outlook changes.