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Share Sleuth: Pension debt is a red flag for investors

Share Sleuth: Pension debt is a red flag for investors

This is a good company, but analyst Richard Beddard says the pension schemes mean he has less confidence in his calculations; reason to remain cautious.

A system that picks shares for the future

A system that picks shares for the future

A reader wonders if the Decision Engine, a system designed to find good companies at reasonable prices, was fooled. It prompts analyst Richard Beddard to lay his investment process bare.

Director Deals - Alumasc Group PLC (ALU)

G Paul Hooper, Chief Executive Officer, bought 25,000 shares in the company on the 20th March 2018 at a price of 129.40p. The Director now holds 456,086 shares.

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Director Deals - Alumasc Group PLC (ALU)

G Paul Hooper, Chief Executive Officer, exercised 100,898 shares in the company on the 20th March 2018 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 431,086 shares.

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Director Deals - Alumasc Group PLC (ALU)

Andrew Magson, Financial Director, sold post-exercise 21,990 shares in the company on the 20th March 2018 at a price of 128.00p. The Director now holds 133,992 shares.

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Director Deals - Alumasc Group PLC (ALU)

Andrew Magson, Financial Director, exercised 46,696 shares in the company on the 20th March 2018 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 155,982 shares.

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Director Deals - Alumasc Group PLC (ALU)

David Armfield, Non Executive Director, bought 20,000 shares in the company on the 16th March 2018 at a price of 130.00p. The Director now holds 55,000 shares.

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Alumasc Group downgrades revenue, profit guidance

Building products supplier Alumasc Group downgraded its annual earnings and revenue guidance after experiencing a slow third quarter.

Revenue for the year through June was now expected to be 4-5% below previous expectations, with a consequential reduction in previously-expected underlying pre-tax profit of around 15%.

Reasons for the slowdown included delays in contractor customers committing to new work due to recent margin pressure, exacerbated by the collapse of Carillion, the company said.

Severe winter weather over the last few weeks also dampened demand, it added.

At 2:44pm: (LON:AL

Broker Forecast - finnCap issues a broker note on Alumasc Group PLC

finnCap today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Alumasc Group PLC (LON:ALU) and cut its price target to 190p (from 225p).

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Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Alumasc Group PLC

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Alumasc Group PLC (LON:ALU) and cut its price target to 200p (from 235p).

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