UK Stocks and Shares and Investment tips
of the Tips: Share Recommendations at 1/6/11
Axis-Shield is a Dundee-based medical firm that has spent
£70m over the last 11 years on developing the Afinion,
an automated testing machine that can be used to provide
instant diagnosis of conditions such as diabetes and flu
while patients are present. Sales of the Afinion should
now rise, boosting profitability of this already profitable
firm. Buy, says Midas in the Mail on Sunday.
Document storage may seem dull and outdated, but despite
increasing levels of computerisation, the need to store
vast quantities of paper documents and data backup tapes
is not going to disappear anytime soon. Restore knows this
and a well-timed recent acquisition has helped cement its
position. Expect more – buy, says Shares Magazine.
The pharmaceutical giant appears to have put last year's
troubles behind it and is poised to start growing again,
having just announced better than expected first quarter
figures, including a 7% increase in its first quarter dividend.
Buy, advises the Sunday Telegraph.
Arm is not a household name (unless you were a computer
geek in the 1980s and 90s) but its chips power almost all
the smartphones on the market. Figures just published for
the last quarter show a whopping 35% increase in profits.
The Independent believes there is more to come – buy.
Temporary power group Aggreko (they rent big electricity
generators) has announced first quarter revenues up 9% and
a major capital expenditure plan for the remainder of the
year. Prospects look good, reckons Questor in The Telegraph
Ones to Avoid
Heritage Oil's market value may have halved, but the company
remains mired in legal rows that could cost it hundreds
of millions of dollars. Questor in The Telegraph believes
the risks are still too great and advises investors to avoid
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