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A ready-made buy and hold ISA portfolio

A ready-made buy and hold ISA portfolio

Companies analyst Richard Beddard picks 10 shares to buy and hold, not just for the next tax year, but indefinitely.

Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT)

Andrew Thomis, Chief Executive Officer, has re-invested 821 shares in the company on the 13th March 2018 at a price of 365.00p. The Director now holds 123,351 shares.

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Director Deals - Cohort PLC (CHRT)

Simon Walther, Financial Director, has re-invested 281 shares in the company on the 13th March 2018 at a price of 365.00p. The Director now holds 110,203 shares.

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2 stocks I could buy today and hold until retirement

Today, I'm looking at two small-cap technology groups that are expanding through a mix of acquisitions and market share growth.

Strong underlying gains

When a company is going through a major period of change, adjusted accounts showing only continuing operations can be very useful for investors. These numbers provide a snapshot of progress that strips out all the 'noise'.

2 top stocks I’d buy in February

Commentators often tell us not to try to time the market as many failed traders will tell you this is an almost impossible task. Although I totally agree with this advice, I personally believe we should still try to do our utmost to buy quality stocks at the best possible price. So today I'm looking at two smaller London-listed firms whose strong upward share price momentum seems to have paused for breath in recent months, perhaps signalling a buying opportunity for new investors.

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".

Complicated Cohort is one to trust

Complicated Cohort is one to trust

On a superficial level Cohort shares should be a good long-term investment, believes analyst Richard Beddard who's just added some to his model portfolio. Here's why.

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.

2 dependable growth stocks I’d buy before Christmas

Although revenues and profits at Cohort (LSE:CHRT) remain under pressure, I am confident that its long-term earnings picture remains solid.

The defence giant advised Wednesday that revenues dipped 10% in the six months to October, to £44.8m, while adjusted operating profit ducked 8% year-on-year to £3.6m. On top of this, it said order intake fell to £39.2m from £40.5m previously, and that its closing order book was down to £132.1m from £136.5m.

Cohort increases divi despite dip in profits

Cohort has maintained its full year guidance despite a fall in first half revenues and profits.

Revenues for the six months to the end of October fell to £44.8m from £50.0m and adjusted operating profits of £3.6m were down from £3.9m a year ago.

Order intake was £39.2m (2016: £40.5m) and the closing order book of £132.1m was down from £136.5m at the end of April.

The group declared an interim dividend of 2.55 pence per share up 16% and reflecting the board's confidence in the outlook.

The group said a stronger second half performance was i