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Director Deals - Colefax Group PLC (CFX)

David Green, Chief Executive Officer, has transferred out 430,000 shares in the company on the 24th November 2017 at a price of 0.00p. The Director now holds 2,718,681 shares.

NOTE: Transferred to adult children

Director deals data provided by www.directorsholdings.com

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'.

Why Colefax will be sticking in this portfolio

Why Colefax will be sticking in this portfolio

If the pound doesn't surge, profits at Colefax should improve, believes analyst Richard Beddard. But why does he liken them to a pair of shorts?

Colefax in line with management expectations

Colefax has just entered its important autumn selling season and current trading is in line with management expectations, shareholders at today's annual general meeting will be told.

Chief executive David Green will say: "In the Group's core Fabric Division, sales in the US for the four months to 31 August are up by 4% on a constant currency basis.

"The US is our largest market accounting for approximately 60% of Fabric Division sales.

"In the UK, sales for the four months to 31 August are up by 3%.

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.

Colefax profits hit by hedging loss

Pre-tax profits at Colefax fell to £2.94m in the year to the end of April - down from £5.02m last time.

The international designer and distributor of furnishing fabrics and wallpapers and owner of a leading interior decorating business said its profits were hit mainly by a hedging loss of £2.0m following the decline in sterling.

Sales rose by 4.7% to £80.48m and the group said results were in line with market expectations and while underlying trading conditions in core US market were difficult, the second half showed an improvement over H1.

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

Peel Hunt today upgrades its investment rating on Colefax Group PLC (LON:CFX) to buy (from hold) and raised its price target to 575p (from 450p).

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.

2 ‘scorching’ growth stocks to watch in April

Investing in smaller companies inevitably comes with relatively high risks. They lack the size and scale of larger companies and this can mean less consistent earnings growth, as well as the potential for higher losses. However, smaller companies may also deliver higher rewards in the long run. Their shares may have flown under the investment radars of many investors and this can lead to low valuations. With that in mind, here are two companies which could be worth a closer look.

Where we are investing our ISA allowances

Where we are investing our ISA allowances

Team members at our sister site Money Observer reveal their investment choices for what looks certain to be a year of both opportunity and risk.