Wednesday 22 February 2017 The one stop source for free breaking news, expert analysis, and videos on AIM and LSE listed shares


ShareProphets 2016 New Year “bury bad news” Sweepstake

By Ebenezer Hogmanay | Thursday 29 December 2016


 


We had, according to the totally unbiased  panel from the Global Shorting Conspiracy, a stonking 23 bad news RNSs released on the last trading day before Christmas -  with a couple of stand-out releases from Kenmare (KMR) and TLA Worldwide (TLA) which really took the biscuit. But how many will we see this Friday, the last trading (half-) day of the year? Place your bets….

As ever the rules are simple: we are looking for profit warnings, discounted placings, bad results, director resignations, Nomad resignations, delistings, snouts-in-the-trough option/warrant packages and any other item a company may prefer that its shareholders miss.

Last year, having seen 12 entries make the Christmas Eve list, New Year’s Eve racked up a much better 18. So on that basis I’m going for 34 and a half, although the Deputy Sheriff reckons that's way too high and has gone for 18, as per last year. 

An empty Walkers crisp bag awaits the winner of this illustrious competition, which will be posted only if Aim-listed CloudTag (CTAG) sees its guaranteed $5.2 million order for 2016 bring in a cent this year.

Post your entries in the comments section below - deadline 06:59 on Friday morning.

Do your worst.....


Filed under:



This area of the ShareProphets.com site is for independent financial commentary. These blogs are provided by independent authors via a common carrier platform and do not represent the opinions of ShareProphets.com. ShareProphets.com does not monitor, approve, endorse or exert editorial control over these articles and does not therefore accept responsibility for or make any warranties in connection with or recommend that you or any third party rely on such information. The information available at ShareProphets.com is for your general information and use and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, the information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by ShareProphets.com and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any investment decisions.


Comments

Comments are turned off for this article.




Site by Everywhen