Richard Gill, CFA

Book into further gains at PPHE Hotel Group

Book into further gains at PPHE Hotel Group

4 mins. to read

Shares in PPHE Hotel Group have risen 16-fold since the nadir of the 2009 financial crisis, making them one of the best performers on the whole of the London market over that time. They have also gained 45% in 2015 alone, driven by strong trading from the firm’s European hotels, as well as a strengthening…

Acquisitions drive diversified growth at Fairpoint

Acquisitions drive diversified growth at Fairpoint

7 mins. to read

When markets are not at rock bottom it can be difficult to find value shares. Value shares with growth prospects are even harder to find in any market. Add in a decent dividend yield and you have the holy trinity of attractive investment characteristics. Despite a few caveats, AIM listed Fairpoint Group (FRP) looks to…

Has Sprue Aegis’s Fire Gone Out?

Has Sprue Aegis’s Fire Gone Out?

6 mins. to read

Sprue Aegis is a great British company which I have covered for many years, ever since it was listed on the old PLUS markets. The shares have been somewhat of a private investor favourite in recent times, having risen by more than 800% over the past five years. Over that time revenues have more than…

STM re-rating could have some way to go

STM re-rating could have some way to go

8 mins. to read

Following recent full year results shares in multi-jurisdictional financial services business STM Group surged by 17% and have since touched levels last seen in summer 2012. With significant investment having been put into the business in the past few years, and the firm benefiting from strong operational gearing, profits are set to continue rising. With…