UK Stocks and Share tips
of the Tips: Share Recommendations 16/2/2007
company formerly known as British Gas issued a bullish forecast
this week, presenting something of a contrast to the downbeat
tone of recent updates from Royal Dutch Shell and BP.
able to confirm production growth forecasts of between 5
and 7 per cent until 2009, delighting the market and propelling
BG's shares to a six-month high.
BG shares have had a good run in recent months, there remains
a little potential for new investors, who should consider
says The Telegraph.
months have seen takeover bids for both Quantas and Delta
Air Lines, and it is possible that BA could also become
a target for a takeover. Despite the stellar performance
of BA's stock in the last four years (up 77 per cent in
the last year alone) US brokers Merrill Lynch believe that
the imminent opening of Heathrow's Terminal 5 means that
there is still some mileage in the UK's premier carrier,
and have increased their investment in the company.
says The Independent.
radio and magazine publisher has just issued a profit warning,
complaining of difficult trading conditions in the radio
sector – a market that accounts for around 25 per
cent of Emap's profits.
the group still has a fairly strong base in magazine publishing
and should weather the changes to the radio market –
largely being driven by development of internet radio –
it is difficult to see how they will improve their situation.
that in mind, now seems a good time to sell.
says The Times.