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These ignored value stocks could help you retire early

Pockets of value can often be found in unlikely places in the stock market. Today I'm going to look at two companies whose sectors are out of favour, but which seem to be trading well. Both stocks look fairly cheap to me. Should value investors take a closer look?

Finsbury Food like-for-like revenues rise

Finsbury Food Group's total company sales revenues grew to £314.3m in the year to 1 July - a like-for-like increase of 0.3% on the prior year - but there was a fall in its UK bakery division.

The group said it was confident of delivering profits in line with market expectations.

On a constant currency basis, revenues decreased 1.1% like for like on the prior year.

A year-end update said: "Against a backdrop of UK retail food market deflation in the period, the UK Bakery division declined by 1.4% on a like for like basis.

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.

Stockwatch: Deals will drive this share

Stockwatch: Deals will drive this share

A new chairman has just spent heavily on shares in this AIM company, and Edmond Jackson is getting excited about acquisition potential.

Director Deals - Finsbury Food Group PLC (FIF)

Marnie Millard, Non Executive Director, bought 9,366 shares in the company on the 12th April 2017 at a price of 106.50p. The Director now holds 9,366 shares.

Director deals data provided by www.directorsholdings.com

Director Deals - Finsbury Food Group PLC (FIF)

Zoe Morgan, Non Executive Director, bought 29,248 shares in the company on the 7th April 2017 at a price of 105.94p. The Director now holds 70,028 shares.

NOTE: Average price over two transactions.

Director deals data provided by www.directorsholdings.com

Broker Forecast - Beaufort Securities issues a broker note on Finsbury Food Group PLC

Beaufort Securities today downgrades its investment rating on Finsbury Food Group PLC (LON:FIF) to hold (from buy) and set its price target at 125p.

2 ‘hidden’ bargain shares for long-term investors

The idea that there are bargain shares still available to investors may sound somewhat hard to believe -- after all, the FTSE 100 reached a record high in the last few weeks. However, there are still stocks and sectors that appear to be grossly undervalued, given their outlooks.

Now could be a good time to buy them, ahead of what may prove to be an increasingly prosperous period. Here are two prime examples of stocks which appear to fit neatly into that category.

Finsbury Food operating profits rise

Finsbury Food Group's operating profits rose to £8.3m in the 26 weeks to the end of December - 4% up on last time.

The speciality bakery manufacturer of cake, bread and morning goods for the retail and foodservice channels said revenues were unchanged at £156.6m but operating margins increased to 5.3% from 5.1%.

The group also announced that it had secured a licence to launch a range of Mary Berry cakes in the second half.

Other highlights:

- Profit before tax of £7.9m up 5.3% (H1 2015: £7.5m)

- Adjusted diluted EPS, up 4.5% at 4.6p per share (H1 2015: 4.4p per sh

Finsbury Food schedules interims

Finsbury Food Group will announce its interim results for the six months ended 31 December on 20 March.

At 8:49am: (LON:FIF) Finsbury Food Group PLC share price was 0p at 110p