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13 shares for the future

13 shares for the future

There are plenty of shares screaming 'buy', according to companies analyst Richard Beddard, and one that looks "very, very cheap".

Six share tips for value investors in 2018

Six share tips for value investors in 2018

Companies analyst Richard Beddard uses his decision engine to identify the most resilient, adaptable, profitable and fairly run firms for both income and growth in 2018.

15 stocks in the 'buy zone'

15 stocks in the 'buy zone'

After rejigging the algorithm and reassessing every share ranked by his Decision Engine stock screener, companies analyst Richard Beddard has a lot to report on.

Dewhurst operating profits rise

Dewhurst's operating profits rose to £6.2m in the year to the end of September - up from £5.4m last time.

Revenues increased to £52.9m from £47.2m, assisted by positive currency movements, and pre-tax profits of £5.97m were up from £5.1m a year ago.

Chairman Richard Dewhurst said: 'The weaker pound is benefiting our reported figures.

'Against this, UK demand is more fragile at the moment and projects are subject to delay and deferral.

'Both these effects are at least partly caused by the uncertainty regarding the path leading to and beyond Brexit.

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.

These small-cap stocks are trading at large discounts

Buying shares with wide margins of safety is generally viewed as a sound investment strategy in the long run. Not only can it provide limited downside, shares trading at discounts to their intrinsic value can also offer greater capital growth potential than their index peers. While finding such stocks is now more difficult while the FTSE 100 trades close to a record high, there are still potential buying opportunities available. Here are two smaller companies which could be worth a closer look.

Broker Forecast - Cantor Fitzgerald issues a broker note on Dewhurst PLC

Cantor Fitzgerald today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Dewhurst PLC (LON:DWHT) and raised its price target to 800p (from 750p).

Dewhurst pre-tax profits up 76%

Dewhurst's first half revenues increased 22% to £26.1m in the six months to the end of March with profit before tax up 76% at £3.0m.

Adjusted operating profits were ip 61% at £3.1m and earnings per share rose to 25.8p (2016: 13.1p).

The group said its balance sheet remained strong with cash at the period end of £16.0m (2016: £14.0m).

The group said the weaker pound continued to benefit its reported figures throughout the period.

Currency movements increased revenue by approximately £2.6m in the first half.

Seven shares for the future

Seven shares for the future

Rising share prices have shrunk the number of companies recommended by Richard Beddard's Decision Engine to just seven.

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.