A way of gathering information from unconventional sources popularised over half a century ago, can help us discover, buy, and hold good companies, argues Richard Beddard.
MS International, which has defence, forgings and petrol stations divisions, increased its revenue by 38.5% to £34.6 million in the six months to 28 October.
Profit before tax rose from £61,000 to £1.6 million, while earnings per share increased from 3.3p to 7.8p.
For the first half year ended 28th October 2017, profit before taxation increased to £1.64m (2016 - £0.61m) on a notable uplift in revenue to £34.63m (2016 - £25.00m).
Big news propels a number of shares into Richard Beddard's Decision Engine buy-zone, as others tumble down the rankings.
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The shares are on the cheap side and companies analyst Richard Beddard thinks things are more likely get better than worse for this business.
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.
Michael O'Connell, Financial Director, bought 30,000 shares in the company on the 10th January 2017 at a price of 165.00p. The Director now holds 1,584,183 shares.
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Sometimes you must sell shares to buy new ones, and companies analyst Richard Beddard has done just that. Here he explains why, and what he did with the proceeds.
Investors should be able to read company accounts like a book, but it's easier said than done. Companies analyst Richard Beddard shares his favoured rules of thumb.
David Pyle, Non Executive Director, sold 20,000 shares in the company on the 8th August 2016 at a price of 150.00p. The Director now holds 1,770,359 shares.
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