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Ovid's shares for the future

Ovid's shares for the future

Speculators focus on extremes, leaving good firms at reasonable prices in the middle - unloved and undervalued. Here's why Richard Beddard's stocks are 'safest in the middle course'.

Should investors avoid shares on the acquisition trail?

Should investors avoid shares on the acquisition trail?

Growth through acquisition is always risky, and XP's purchase of Comdel is no exception to that rule. Richard Beddard sheds light on a portfolio favourite.

Top stocks for November

We asked our writers to share their top stock picks for the month of November, and this is what they had to say:


G A Chester: Fresnillo

Silver and gold miner Fresnillo (LSE:FRES) recently reiterated production guidance for the current year, having suffered no adverse impact on its operations from the September earthquake in Mexico.

2 beautiful bargain growth stocks I’d buy right now

XP Power (LSE:XPP) has emerged as a stunning momentum play in recent times, the share adding more than 40% in value over the past six months.

The power control component builder gained 8% on Monday alone following the release of exceptional third quarter numbers, meaning the stock is now dealing at record tops above £30 per share. And I believe there is much, much more to come from the Singapore-based business.

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on XP Power Ltd

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on XP Power Ltd (LON:XPP) and raised its price target to 3200p (from 2680p).

XP Power revenue jumps

XP Power said it has boosted revenues for the first nine months of its financial year by 34%.

Revenue for the nine months ended September 30 rose to £123.9m, up from £92.6m in the previous corresponding period.

In constant currency terms, the revenue rise was 21%.

Order intake for the nine months was £137.5m, up 44%.

The company said it expected its performance for the full year to be ahead of its previous expectations, outlined when it released its interim results on July 31.

XP Power declared a third-quarter dividend of 18p per share.

XP Power acquires Comdel for $23m

XP Power has acquired radio frequency power supply provider Comdel for $23m

The purchase was funded with a new revolving credit facility of US$40m, with a $20m additional accordion option.

The funding will also assist the company’s inorganic growth strategy, XP Power said.

"The acquisition will enable us to provide our existing customers with a comprehensive product offering in RF power, a market segment with robust demand fundamentals but one in which we did not previously specialise," XP Power chief executive Duncan Penny said.

Why this pioneering AIM stock is "a screaming add"

Why this pioneering AIM stock is "a screaming add"

Big news propels a number of shares into Richard Beddard's Decision Engine buy-zone, as others tumble down the rankings.

A popular small-cap winner set for double-digit gains

A popular small-cap winner set for double-digit gains

This £500m techie is already up almost 50% year-to-date, but Graeme Evans finds an analyst tipping it for further upside.

2 growth-and-dividend small-caps I’d buy to retire on

Shares of XP Power (LSE:XPP) are 6% higher at 2,625p late-morning after the company reported "a very strong first half." It also said: "The board now anticipates the group's performance for the full year will be comfortably ahead of its existing expectations."