UK Stocks and Shares and Investment tips
of the Tips: Share Recommendations at 3/2/10
Premier Oil’s recent acquisition of 50% of Serica
Energy was favourably received by the markets but the company’s
shares remain at a discount to its sector – time to
buy, reckons The Times.
services company is currently cash rich and enjoys secure,
long-term income thanks to its contracts with six county
councils, the Environment Agency and several utility companies.
It’s looking for acquisitions but regardless of this
its high-quality earnings make it an attractive buy, says
Football Pools company Sportech is enjoying strong cashflows
and has good growth opportunities. Despite this, its price-earnings
ratio is fairly modest – buy, says The Times.
This is one mining company that has thus far failed to ride
the tide of rising gold prices. However, it has recently
managed to extract the first gold from its newly-acquired
mine in Burkina Faso – which could herald a change
in fortune. Starting from a heavily discounted position,
Avocet shares could be an attractive buy, reckons The Times.
Southern Cross operates a number of care homes in the UK.
Its recovery plan appears to be progressing well and assuming
that quality can be maintained with reduced costs, prospects
should be good – the market for elderly care can only
expand. Buy, says the Mail on Sunday.
Ones to Avoid
Despite its ongoing takeover battle, the potential downside
appears to be outweighing any likely upside – time
to cash in, according to The Telegraph.
The Irish building materials company has had a stonking
run but it currently looking a little dear – time
to sell and cash in, reckons The Independent.
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