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Neil Woodford’s just bought more of this dividend stock

As investment strategies go, buying quality companies with temporarily depressed share prices takes some beating. This is, after all, exactly what star fund manager Neil Woodford did with tobacco stocks many years ago -- a move which ensured his enduring popularity among private investors.  

Best AIM companies of 2017

Best AIM companies of 2017

The annual AIM Awards are almost upon us, so former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore names the small-cap companies he thinks will take home the prizes.

IG Design acquires Oz greetings card business

IG Design Group has signed a contract to acquire the trade and certain assets of Biscay Greetings, a leading greetings card and paper products business based in Australia.

It said completion would take place on 8 Jan.

Design Group said the acquisition would be made through its Australian joint venture Artwrap and would be satisfied by a cash consideration of A$9m (£5.5m) using local debt facilities.

Ig Design Group - Australian Cards On The Table

IG Design is extending its position in the Australian greeting card market with the acquisition of Biscay Greetings, through its joint venture, Artwrap. Along with Artwrap’s previously-announced new major contract coming through, IG Design now has a wide product range and a strong market presence, particularly in the value sector. The deal (not yet reflected in our forecast) is set to complete after the key Christmas trading period. The full benefit will be felt in FY19, when we expect it to be earnings’ enhancing. Last month’s trading update showed good sales momentum into FY18, with the forecast growth and cash generation supporting the valuation.
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IG Design Group Plc

All resolutions passed at AGM of IG

IG Design Group has confirmed that all resolutions were passed by shareholders at today's Annual General Meeting.

At 2:31pm: (LON:IGR) IG Design share price was -0.5p at 384.5p

These 2 terrific growth stocks could make you a millionaire

Billionaire US investor Warren Buffett believes that it's better to buy "a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price".

The two companies I'm looking at today have both delivered gains of more than 60% over the last year, during which the FTSE 100 has risen by just 7%. Are these the kind of great stocks at fair prices we're looking for?

2 small-cap under-the-radar growth stocks with brilliant potential

With a market value of just £111m, Crossrider (LSE:CROS) flies under the radar of most investors, but you shouldn't ignore the potential of this hidden small-cap. 

It distributes and develops digital products in the online security space, a hot and fast-growing market. Management is driving growth through both organic expansion and acquisitions funded by the company's strong cash generation. 

FTSE unnerved by missile test

The FTSE 100 fell 0.95% to 7,331.16 on Tuesday morning after news that North Korea had launched a missile over Japan unsettled investors.

Bunzl (BNZL), the international distribution and outsourcing group, grew group revenue by 20% to £4,119.2 million and adjusted operating profit before customer relationships amortisation and acquisition related items by 16% to £272.6 million.

Ig Design Group - Bagging Record Order Books

IG Design continues to deliver impressive growth. Its Q1 trading update shows momentum carrying into the new financial year and the group on track to meet (and possibly exceed) our FY18 target. Initiatives to stimulate organic growth and further benefits of last year’s US acquisition are driving progress, with the stronger balance sheet also giving potential for further acquisitions. The share price has performed well over the last year and the valuation is underpinned by the strong cash generation.
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IG Design confident after good Q1

IG Design Group's first quarter trading to the end of June was in line with management expectations with a strong pipeline built in all regions.

The group said tangible benefits from recent initiatives included:

- the unification of its three UK businesses under a single leadership team;

- the synergies resulting from its acquisition of Lang in the USA

- the National all store "roll out" of its single greeting card range with Australia's largest discounter

An update said: "Group sales during the first quarter, combined with overall customer order levels already received for the balanc