Details of shares going ex-dividend next week have now been added to the ex-dividend dates page, so if you want to be eligible for the dividends you’ll have to move fast…
Just one small purchase today.
Hansteen Holdings (HSTN) is in the real estate investment trusts sector and is going ex-dividend on Wednesday (26th October) paying a 1.6p dividend on 24th November.
Forecast profit for 2012 is £34.82m and forecast yield is 5.6% (up from 5.0% for 2011)
I purchased today at an average buying price of 76.9p
The “Gamble of the week” in MoneyWeek prompted my first purchase today of Symphony Environmental Technologies and it was a MoneyWeek article which also influenced my final purchase of the week, Artemis Global Income Fund.
In the “Personal view” article this week, professional investor Jacob de Tusch-Lec, manager of the Artemis Global Income Fund, tells MoneyWeek where he’d put his money now.
According to the article only 13 of the world’s top yielding stocks are based in Britain.
In each week’s MoneyWeek magazine there is a small section called “Gamble of the week”. In this week’s issue the article is about Symphony Environmental Technologies (SYM:AIM).
As you may know, a new page was added to Amateur Investor recently to bring you details of shares going ex-dividend.
The ex-dividend date is important as it’s the first day a stock trades without the dividend attached. So if you want to receive the latest dividend then you need to buy shares before the ex-diviend date.
A quick look down the list of shares going ex-dividend on Wednesday resulted in the first share purchase this week…
WH Smith (SMWH) shares have been tipped in both The Telegraph and The Independent today. Not being one to miss out I made a small purchased this morning at an average buying price of 528.5p
I was really happy to receive an email yesterday. Yes, I’m easily pleased!
But this wasn’t an email telling me an, until now, unknown uncle had died leaving me £10,000,000 in his Will, or an email asking me to enter my credit card details in order to reclaim an HMRC overpayment.
The current issue of Investors Chronicle magazine (7 October 2011 to 13 October 2011) has a article called “Backing the right bond fund” in the Funds section. Following this article is an analysis of the following four bond funds:
- Fidelity Strategic Bond Fund (GB00B05NC964)
- M&G Optimal Income A Inc (GB00B1H05049)
- Standard Life AAA Income R Inc (GB0006573108)
- Kames High Yield A Inc (SEOPAI)