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of the Tips: Share Recommendations at 9 May 2008
and aerospace engineer Meggitt has an enviably-full order
book and highly-profitable service contracts which stretch
out for years ahead. With that in mind, the depression of
its share price seems a little unreasonable - buy and hold,
recommends the Mail on Sunday.
of the best-known transport brands in the UK, National Express
might be expected to be suffering under the onslaught of
rising fuel prices. Not so, says the company. Growing international
operations are helping to hedge the risk of a UK slowdown.
The shares are currently at a discount to their sector -
buy, says The Independent.
is a software company specialising in the local authority
market. It seems to be doing pretty well from this - having
moved from a loss of £500,000 in 2006 to a profit
of £1.1m in 2007. More is expected and the Mail on
Sunday believes you should buy.
DIY chain owner Home Retail is currently trading at nine
times forecast earnings, with an attractive 5.7% yield.
Trouble could still lie ahead, but The Times reckons that
you should now buy on weakness.
insurer may be trading in line with its sector, but it offers
a whopping 7.6% yield - well above average and very attractive.
The Telegraph believes that the company will stick to its
current dividend policy - meaning that now is a good time
recently admitted that it is "exploring opportunities"
with American Airlines and Continental. This has been taken
to be a sign of anxiety about rising operational costs by
the three leading transatlantic carriers. At eleven times
next year's earnings, The Times thinks you should steer
clear of BA for now.
street computer games retailer Game is bullish on its future
prospects and plans to open another 100 stores in the coming
year. However, competitive pressures remain both online
and offline and the recent 46% boost in the company's share
price means that now is not the time to buy - The Times.
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