InterQuest – management-buyout attempted robber barons try more spin, but it currently still means little
Published 27 days ago
Hello Share Pifflers. There are many little tricks we learn over the years as we play the golden game of share shifting. As I’ve been in the racket since King Alfred burned his buns, I’ve probably used most of them. As it’s another boring weekend with no markets open, allow me to share a few of the best
Published 30 days ago
Hello Share Pickers. I knew Photo-Me (PHTM) would hit the daily losers list when the shares rose noticeably the day before. And yet the full year results figures which sparked the drop, were better than many of us expected. Buy on the rumour, sell on the fact is a rampant strategy.
Published 56 days ago
I previously commented on Photo-Me (PHTM) in January as the shares slid from above 170p to below 155p on UK photo ID regulation media comment. The company has now made a “Trading Update” announcement for its year ended 30th April…
Published 161 days ago
Hello Share Squirmers. There was a rather unnerving fall for shares in Photo-Me (PHTM) in the middle of last month. It was based on a scare story that the quality needed for official id photos could be provided by mobile phones and so could be something of a challenge in the future for automatic photo machines.
Published 185 days ago
Hello Share Gobblers. Uncle Tom has said that Photo-Me (PHTM) is my favourite share. This is no longer quite true, but I do have a lot of faith (and money) wrapped up in the stock.
Published 185 days ago
Having been down approaching 20% earlier today, Photo-Me (PHTM) has had to make a “Share price movement” announcement – noting this “following media comment regarding photo ID regulations in the United Kingdom”…
Published 202 days ago
Hello Share Peggers. Here are some shares you might want to monitor closely in 2017. And if you don’t buy any of them soon, don’t blame me if you are kicking yourself later on. Though if you do buy them and they happen to disappoint, I’d rather you didn’t remind me
Published 230 days ago
Hello Share Twiddlers. There are some shares in our bag, gang, that we know, just know will keep on bumping up our investment. I have brought to your notice recently the Welsh computer engineer IQE (IQE). That is one of them. Another is Legal and General (LGEN). And a third is the Honkers Bonkers bank (HSBA).
Published 338 days ago
Photo-Me (PHTM) has announced an agreement for Asda Stores’ Photo Division – “in the calendar year 2015, the Photo Division generated unaudited sales of circa £19.3 million and made an unaudited loss of £3.4 million”. Hmmm…
Published 379 days ago
Hello Share Swappers. I know it’s not been long since I last featured Photo-Me (PHTM). This is the share that Uncle Tom characterises as my favourite. Well, it has made me a lot of money, after a very poor start yonks ago. The reason I return to it so rapidly, is that I am even more convinced that the present share price has room to move upwards. The share reached a high of 185p a few months ago. Then on June 21, three days before Brexit, it suffered. Though like many companies singled out for sudden punishment, the shares were oversold in a panicked situation.
Published 401 days ago
Hello Share Twinklers. As Uncle Tom would have it, Photo-me (PHTM) is my favourite company. I’m not sure about that but it is still rather galling for me to have to report that the shares are down 15% as I write. It has, to be fair, motored upwards for a few days earlier on the expectation of a preliminary results statement which came out today. But that statement is not at all bad, and I fancy that the 15% fade will soon start to look a lot better.
Published 401 days ago
I am not writing much today as I am 100% fecked off with everyone especially Ben Turney, Jason Drummond and lyin' George Osborne. Instead I finished my olive pruning. I think I am going to quit writing and become a full time olive pruner. I discuss Teathers Financial (TEA), the Brexit vote, Photo-Me (PHTM), Chemring (CHG), Churchill Mining (CHL), xCite Energy (XEL) and dog spreadbetting waste of space London Capital (LCG)
Published 483 days ago
Hello Share Flickers. For many months now, I’ve been bringing you shares which you may not have considered before. I’m delighted that some of these companies have shown tasty improvements, despite a very downbeat City at the mo.
Published 566 days ago
Hello Share Buffs. Over the last few months you may have noticed that I’ve been putting your noses up against a few Footsie companies which are often ignored by the tipsters. They are all doing ok , if you strip out the slight falls nearly every company has suffered in the wake of this Chinese thingy
Published 597 days ago
Hello Share Trippers. Oh dear! The price of crude oil drops to less than 40 dollars a barrel.That’s really nasty and we can blame OPEC for refusing to cut down on the amber nectar it has for sale.
Published 664 days ago
Hello Share Masters. It’s not often I pen a piece which is not optimistic about a company. Being bullish is a trait I’ve had since I started the great game in 1987.
Published 704 days ago
Hello Share Rattlers. There are some shares, dear chums, which we wish we’d never heard about. I bought stock in Ross Group (RGP), an electrical set-up, 21 years ago. They were 20p each then. What are they today? - less than one and half pence each.
Published 753 days ago
Hello Shares Bashers. You are the first in your street to hear this, but I have a new book coming out in a few weeks’ time. Tah-rah!
Published 762 days ago
Hello Share Smoochers. If I continue with my usual policy of only pointing you in the direction of companies in which I hold shares, there are only so many firms which I can bring to your notice. The ones with a really chance of putting on weight, anyway. So I return to an outfit now who really do continue in life’s upward journey up the hill of profits. I refer to Photome (PHTM), one time darling of the bully boards.
Published 882 days ago
It seems I was right when I last tipped Photo-me (PHTM) the company which owns, rents out and services 25,000 little tardises all over the world.
Published 911 days ago
Hello Share Plinkers. What is the most reliable way of telling if a company will keep on piling on share value and doling out ever fatter dividends? Wouldn't you like to know? Well, we all would.