Fellow of Chartered Association of Certified Accountants
Traded stocks on/off for 30 years, but spending more time trading last 3 years.
Mainly Fundamental Analysis, but try to complement with Technical Analysis to confirm my thoughts.
Up Global Sourcing Holdings PLC (LSE:UPGS)
Sector: - Consumer Cyclicals (so volatile with the market)
How found: - Screener for possible growth stocks using a Greenblatt approach, based on the book “little book that beat the market”. Also searching for consumer cyclical affected by Coronavirus.
Company Background: - Incorporated April 2005, listed March...
Sector: - Consumer Cyclicals
How found: - Filtering for stocks like Lord Lee of Trafford’s recommendations (he was the first ISA millionaire).
Company Background: - Incorporated May 1899 (yes, old co.) public since Jan 1986. Walker Greenbank PLC is an international luxury interior furnishings company that designs, manufactures and markets wallpapers and...
M & G PLC (LSE:MNG)
Sector: - Financials
How found: - Looking for companies under 10 years old, strong dividend pattern and dividend cover with PE below 10, just to see what would be thrown up for further analysis.
Company Background: - M&G is a UK based investment and savings company, it invests on behalf of others under the brands Prudential and M&G...
Sector: - Industrials
How found: - Strix appeared in a steady dividend filter and momentum filter, it’s a steady away company no Star or YOYO – more a Clydesdale Horse. This is a long-term hold.
Company Background: - Incorporated July 2017 (though has been around as an organisation since the 1950’s), makes kettle controls (main market)...
SCS Group PLC – SCS
Sector: - Consumer Cyclicals
How did I come across it: - I was also looking for firms that may benefit from the up tick in estate agent enquires and their outlook reported in the FT 16th January 2020 (Estate agents eye better times but Brexit could still dampen market). I then filtered for dividend stock with a low PE, dividend history,...
Sector: - Energy
How Did I Come Across It: - Basically the forums and it was recently the most popular pick for 2020 stocks in a Stockopedia competition.
Background: - Incorporated Jul 2015, public listed Jan 2016. Rockrose Energy PLC is a United Kingdom-based oil and gas production and infrastructure company. The Company focuses on onshore and offshore...
Industry Sector: - Basic Materials
How did I come across it?: - I was performing research on Hybrid car market and then came across Rhodium (it’s a platinum group metal). Platinum's main use is in diesel vehicles, whereas palladium tends to be used in petrol engines. But rhodium is the most effective catalyst for nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions in petrol...
Industry Sector - Energy, not exploration (so plus point).
Rough Technical - Presently support 96p and resistance around 110 - 120p, though the stock ranks low for general momentum and quality. Present Presently 103p at 20200116. Price peaked at 125p in Jul 18 and 19. I am thinking of entry between 90-100p. Jan 2020 it is trading on future earnings of 8...
Metro Bank (MTRO),
I have ridden this piggy on a number of shorts for some time, basically based on the odd behaviour of the management (Particularly the doggo loving ex-Chairman Vernon Hill).
I have to admit I have been nervous about continuing a short position and actually got out quick on my last position and adopted a long position on Friday 15th November...