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2 attractive dividend stocks whose dividends could double

Over the years, I've come to realise that one of the biggest mistakes that retail investors make is failing to take account of dividend sustainability and growth. A company may have been generous with its shareholder payouts in the past, but if circumstances change, will it be able to afford to pay future dividends? Likewise, will it be able to increase payouts over time?

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

N+1 Singer today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Northgate PLC (LON:NTG) and raised its price target to 578p (from 497p).

Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Northgate PLC

Numis today upgrades its investment rating on Northgate PLC (LON:NTG) to buy (from add) and cut its price target to 575p (from 600p).

Markets mixed on Tuesday ahead of Fed Meeting

Markets were mixed on Tuesday, ahead of the Fed's policy announcement expected later today. London opened slightly higher, with the FTSE 100 up 0.52% to 7253.28 at 8:30 a.m. Asian shares were supported somewhat by record highs on Wall Street on Monday.

Japan's Nikkei surged 1.5%; MSCI's Asia Index dropped 0.1%. The Shanghai Composite was flat and the Hang Seng was little-changed.

Wall Street closed with record highs on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 63.01 points, or 0.28%, to 22,331.35.

Northgate declares success of fixed-term offer

Northgate announced on Tuesday that its fixed-term offer was seeing European success.

The overall growth in closing vehicles on hire of 1,600 in the four months to 31 August 2017. This compares to an overall reduction of 500 vehicles over the same period last year.

Spain has grown strongly with progress in both fixed term and flexible rentals. In the UK, we are starting to see the positive impact from self help actions with a substantially lower rate of VOH decline than last year and a good relaunch of the new fixed term proposition in September.

Here's where Northgate shares should rebound

Here's where Northgate shares should rebound

It's not been a great couple of months for this share, but Alistair Strang tells us where the 'trampoline juice' should kick in.

Director Deals - Northgate PLC (NTG)

Andrew Page, Chairman, bought 30,000 shares in the company on the 18th July 2017 at a price of 422.22p. The Director now holds 40,000 shares.

Director deals data provided by www.directorsholdings.com

Insider: Five execs with skin in the game

Insider: Five execs with skin in the game

These bosses have just put their money where their mouths are and bet their firms can go onto bigger and better things. David Brenchley reports.

Director Deals - Northgate PLC (NTG)

Claire Miles, Non Executive Director, bought 5,000 shares in the company on the 11th July 2017 at a price of 427.59p. The Director now holds 5,000 shares representing 0.00% of the shares in issue.

Director deals data provided by www.directorsholdings.com

FTSE falls as utility stocks struggle

Weaker utility stocks dragged on the performance of the FTSE 100, which closed 0.2% lower at 7,434.

Electricity and gas giant National Grid (NG.) fell 2% to 984.6p and water firm Severn Trent (SVT) was down 1.8% to £22.64.

SSE (SSE) retreated 1.4% and United Utilities (UU.) ticked 1.4% lower.

There was bad news from struggling British department store chain Debenhams (DEB) as it warned of volatile UK trading, which could drag pre-tax profit to the lower end of the company's expectations.

Shares in the company fell 2.2% to 43.5p as investors were concerned about the grim outlook.

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