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Broker Forecast - N+1 Singer issues a broker note on Anpario PLC

N+1 Singer today reaffirms its hold investment rating on Anpario PLC (LON:ANP) and raised its price target to 434p (from 432p).

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2 growth stocks that could beat the FTSE 100 again in 2018

High-tech growth stocks often grab most of the headlines. But if you dig deeper, you can find interesting growth opportunities in 'boring' defensive sectors such as food production.

The two companies I'm looking at today are both defensive stocks, but one has risen by 38% over the last year, while the other has notched up a 25% gain. That's not too shabby, given that the FTSE 100 fell by 2.5% over the same period.

Anpario revenues climb 20% amid strong sales growth across all regions

Anpario reported rose 20% to £29.2m in 2017, from £24.3m the previous year amid strong sales growth across all regions.

The firm said gross profits rose 5% to £14.3m from £11.4m, while EBITDA rose 10% to £5.1m from £4.6m.

Pre-tax profit for the period was £3.403m, up from £2.680m.

The integration of its Australian distributor is said to be complete and the business is performing well.

A beginner's guide: How to become an ISA millionaire

A beginner's guide: How to become an ISA millionaire

Marina Gerner looks at what you need to do to become a millionaire using the tax-free wrapper.

Anpario sees profit, revenue in line with expectations

Animal feed company Anpario said it had delivered a 'strong' annual revenue and profit performance in line with expectations.

The company's ability to convert profit into cash was demonstrated by a cash balance of £13.6m at year end, compared to £11.1m a year earlier, it said.

'The strategic initiatives of recruiting a new senior management team, both centrally and regionally, and unifying our brands under the Anpario name, are helping to raise the company's profile in key global markets,' the company said.

At 2:37pm: (LON:ANP) Anpario PLC share price was -5p at 488p

These two high-growth small-cap stocks are just getting started

Over the past seven years, producer of natural feed additives for animal health and nutrition Anpario (LSE:ANP) has emerged as one of London's top growth stocks. Indeed, since the beginning of 2011, shares in the company have produced a return for investors of 430% as net profit has expanded at a rate of around 10% per annum over the same period. 

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Anpario PLC

Peel Hunt today downgrades its investment rating on Anpario PLC (LON:ANP) to hold (from buy) and raised its price target to 425p (from 360p).

Anpario strengthens its board

Anpario, the international producer of natural feed additives for animal health, hygiene and nutrition, has appointed Richard Wood as a non-executive director with effect from 1 Nov.

Anpario said that Wood had considerable global animal health experience having built Genus from a small company privatised by the government, into a world leading animal genetics company.

More recently, he was a non-executive director of Avon Rubber and was also chairman of Ocean Harvest Technology, a small manufacturer of therapeutic animal feeds using seaweeds.

2 fast-growing micro-cap stocks you’ve likely never heard of

Software outsourcing firm Escher Group Holdings (LSE:ESCH) has been flying lately, its stock jumping almost 40% in the last four months. However, this follows a bumpy five years and today's share price of 190p is still some way below the 220p it traded at half a decade ago.

Top ranked shares for the future

Top ranked shares for the future

After upgrading his decision engine, companies analyst Richard Beddard thinks he's got to the heart of investing and the reasons we so often make mistakes.