A list of shares going ex dividend next week (on 1st February) has now been added to the ex-dividend dates page.
A list of shares going ex-dividend on 25th January has been added to the ex-dividend dates page.
Before I start, I should say that perhaps dilemma isn’t quite the right word. A dilemma is “a problem offering two possibilities, neither of which is practically acceptable”.
I bought into BP back in July 2010 (before I started the Amateur Investor blog) after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill had hit the shares for six. Shares had shed over 50% of their value, dropping from over 650p to around 300p.
Today I reinvested the proceeds of my recent sales of Bwin.Party (BPTY).
Hammerson (HMSO) were tipped as Investors Chronicle magazine “Value stock of the year” today (page 20). I fully expected to see that the share price had risen on the news, but shares had actually fallen a little.
Hammerson are a European property firm that invests in and develops shopping centres, retail parks and prime offices through operations in the UK, France and Germany. According to the Share Centre Company Overview “Its portfolio of around 1.2 million m² of retail space and over 260,000 m² of prime offices is valued at around £5.7bn.”
A list of shares going ex dividend next week (on 11th January) has now been added to the ex-dividend dates page.
In a recent post I wrote that I’d decided to cash some of the profit made on my Bwin.Party shares. Well, hearing the old maxim “buy on the rumour, sell on the news” I decided to part with the rest of the shares to lock in a healthy profit.
News that Bwin have launched a number of online poker and casino games in Denmark might sound like good news, but I believe that competition in Denmark is tough with nearly 40 operators chasing relatively few people.
It’s at this time of year that we look at what shares the “experts” are tipping for 2012.
The likes of The Telegraph, The Times and The Independent all have articles on 2012 share tips. And Investors Chronicle, Shares magazine and Money Observer also join the party.
While investors shouldn’t blindly follow what the tipsters are tipping for 2012, it can be a useful starting point. You should carry out your own research to see if the shares being tipped for 2012 match your investment aims and profile.
And to save you time and effort, ShareTips365 has complied a list of share tips for 2012.
Link: Share tips for 2012
Happy New Year!
A list of shares going ex dividend this week (4th January) has now been added to the ex-dividend dates page.
Highlights include WH Smith (15.3p) and ICAP (6p).