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.”
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.
Ever since I started on my journey as the Amateur Investor I’ve been building up my share and fund holdings. Some shares and funds have been bought for the income they produce, some shares and funds have been bought for growth, and some shares purchases have been a complete punt.
Whatever the reason, buy has been followed by buy. Not a sale in sight…
Today’s Investors Chronicle magazine leads with “FTSE350’s Super Fit Shares – Financially sound havens for your money”. Other headlines include “Where to go for secure income and the chance of a windfall”, “Stock Screen – Cash-rich comforters” and “Diversify with currency funds”
Today’s Shares magazine leads with, “Where to stash your cash – 12 trades to beat volatile markets”. The article outlines the “big issues which now face investors” and Ross Mould and the Shares team “select 12 pick designed to shelter and augment the value of portfolios in the coming weeks and months”