UK Stocks and Shares and Investment tips
of the Tips: Share Recommendations at 26 10 2007
has developed a technology to get the left-behind gas out
of gas fields. Typically, pumping limitations mean that
sizeable amounts are left behind when a field is exploited.
Corac's 'Downhole Gas Compressor' is meant to solve this
problem, with huge potential. Get in early if you dare,
says The Independent.
fancy a different kind of property investment, take a look
at the Local Shopping Reit (Real Estate Investment Trust).
It listed in May with the stated goal of delivering income
to investors and appears to be doing well. Its policy is
to invest in small, local shop and business premises and
it currently has almost 2,000 tenants. Perhaps a bit risky,
but a good income play, says the Mail on Sunday.
acquisition of the Early Learning Centre earlier this year
looks like a perfect match. There are obvious synergies
between the two companies and Mothercare is experimenting
with combined stores - likely to work well. There's much
further to go and although the shares are already at 14
times earnings, they still offer strong potential, says
company Xstrata acquired Falconbridge last year, and among
other things gained control of a nickel mining project in
New Caledonia (French islands off the coast of Australia).
This has given it access to vast nickel deposits and it
estimates that it should profit from the project even if
nickel prices fall to a third of their current level. Buy,
says The Telegraph.
for the first time this year, DSG, owners of the Dixons
group of stores, is being tipped as a sell. Its share price
has continued to dive from 180p in February to just 124p
at the moment. Heavy discounting has led to a £20m
drop in profits - so drop DSG, recommend The Times and The
the newspaper and magazine distributor has a sound business
and has been able to win several new deals since its demerger
from WH Smith, there isn't really much potential to get
excited about. The chances are it will be business-as-usual
for some time - with little growth in share price likely.
Don't bother for now, says The Times.
Tinto has almost quadrupled in value over the last four
years. Although its prospects remain strong, it no longer
looks such good value. Investors who have profited from
the rise should now consider taking profits. Sell, recommend
The Independent and The Telegraph.
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