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25 Dec 08 11:30
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Tesco 3.40
Vodaphone 1.30
RBS .43
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Report Shab December 25, 2008 12:53 PM GMT
SIA (SOCO) will double in January due to sale of assets
AFR (Afren) will find oil at Cuda in January
AEX (Aminex) will find oil in Tanzania in June

All oil companies so risky. No widows or orphans need apply.
Report JimmyK December 25, 2008 3:21 PM GMT
RBS - new internal staff share shave issued at 38p so that should help provide some internal momentum and improve morale to generate results

Vodafone - people are entrenched with their mobile phone use so I cannot really see too much drop in revenues

Rio Tinto - whats in the ground aint going back in, sell off has been massively overdone.
Report Oi Oi MUG January 2, 2009 7:29 PM GMT
Good call so far lads. Keep it up !!!
Report kevin7654 January 2, 2009 8:37 PM GMT
If its not too late would like to have a go.

Nighthawk Energy 30p (oil exploration in usa with seemingly good initial test results)

Hogg Robinson 5.5p
recovery stock that makes 20-30 million a year.
Have Ministry of Defence contract tied in for rolling 3 year contract which accounts for a lot of this profit.Any recovery elsewhere in the company in for nowt.(downside may go skint as they owe £130 million or so)

Alphameric 15p

Holds the exclusive rights to 30 of UK racetracks.Fought off the Big three monopoly of SIS and won a court case saying they acted fairly.Chance of appeal which is holding back the shares but in my view a takeover more likely.Has £15 million in cash at bank and no debt.
Report cricketjon January 2, 2009 10:04 PM GMT
James Halstead
yoy increase in sales and profit
no debt so outbid their customers
Report kevin7654 January 7, 2009 10:06 AM GMT

Alphameric 16.5
Hogg Robinson 9.5 up from 5.5 on Monday (80%)
Nighthawk 33

Not too shabby
Report chisel January 7, 2009 10:07 AM GMT
JJB sports. Could sell health clubs and repay all debt. A speculative buy from me
Report kohaku January 7, 2009 2:18 PM GMT
Tesco rallying on DECREASING Volume.Do well to stay above 350 imo
Report KRACKERS January 7, 2009 5:32 PM GMT
Good call kevin,decided to sit on mine for 18 months, good luck.
I might go with chisel to throw a different one in portfolio.
Report kevin7654 January 12, 2009 12:12 PM GMT
Hogg robinson up to 18p today.
Not bad for 10 days.

Sorry for crowing but cant resist.(have quite a few)
Report mr milk January 12, 2009 12:43 PM GMT
any more where those came from kev?
Report kevin7654 May 8, 2009 12:30 AM BST
nighthawk 42p
alm 27p
hogg 23.75
Report kevin7654 May 8, 2009 12:35 AM BST
really fancy avanti communications 237p as a new potential star once the above run their course.In my opinion Hogg will get taken over at 35p sometime during the Summer and Alm will get to 40p on results alone.
Nighthawk can easily get to £1.

DYOR etc and cheers
Report Smithers-Jones. June 23, 2009 7:36 PM BST
I have followed this as I hold a few shares in .... AFR, HAWK, AVN

Some top picks amongst them

updated Prices (Tipped at approx.)

TSCO 362 (340)
VOD 118 (130)
RBS 35 (43)
SIA 1124 (1095)
AFR 41 (24)
AEX 8.5 (6)
RIO 2018 (1135)
HAWK 28 (30)
HRG 28 (5.5)
ALM 30 (15)
JHD 444 (370)
JJB 29 (31)
AVN 245 (237)
Report KRACKERS June 23, 2009 8:12 PM BST
Forgot this thread interesting reading , still suffering, lol.
A little tipping comp on here would be good fun , could someone set up, i'd be up for it, then we could really dip people out,cheers.
Report kevin7654 July 13, 2009 3:14 PM BST
Avanti up to 288 today.In my view have a long way to go and wouldnt consider selling before £4.
Alphameric interim results out tomorro with (hopefully)news of a divi for the shareholders.they trade at 29p or so now and when they get to 35p may consider taking profit/s.
Nighthawk in a bit of a rut after losing potential partner,but still around 31p so no harm done.still well undervalued.
Hogg has been up to 30p but now around 23p due to swine flu and economic concerns.

Report MrBaboon July 13, 2009 10:13 PM BST
Report SHAPESHIFTER July 14, 2009 8:42 AM BST
wd...nice to see a "profitable info-share" thread on betfair
Report SHAPESHIFTER July 14, 2009 8:47 AM BST
A friend of mine in November, 1996, put this on our "list for 1997".

In December, when we were compiling the list and allocating investment in each, a friend of mine said it didn't feel right. We invested anyways but when it rocketted at the beginning of the year, we sold even though previous years we had said that no selling till four months into the year. One of my friends insisted saying that it just "didn't look right" (worked for a brokerage in Toronto).

Little did we know we made a huge profit on one of Canada's biggest stock scandals.
Report SHAPESHIFTER July 14, 2009 8:49 AM BST
It might have been our "top for 96 list".
Report kevin7654 August 13, 2009 3:03 PM BST
alphameric up to 32p on possible bid.
avanti 334 --a long way to run in my opinion
Nighthawk 43p on placing
hogg 28p and maybe time to sell now as trading conditions are not too good aparantly.

Any spare cash would do worse than buy Arena shares.I know they been around a lot and havent really shone but feel they might get a lift following excellent summer attendances.

Report kevin7654 August 13, 2009 3:04 PM BST
arena 28.5p
Report Biodiesel August 14, 2009 1:24 AM BST
Uranium one
Report Rampant Rabbit August 14, 2009 10:48 PM BST
Fannie, Freddie and GE..

All still very cheap after recent rallies and their prominence
Report Gin August 15, 2009 10:50 AM BST
Re: Hogg

They are currently asking employees to take a voluntary pay cut.
Report Aceme August 15, 2009 8:13 PM BST
Workspace have made made me a nice packet.Now im buying into Costain, a much better short term investment than TW imo.
Report MrBaboon August 16, 2009 8:36 AM BST
Barclays..aleady up from 48p
Report sophiep August 17, 2009 12:34 AM BST
i am going to buy bank shares, why.
those to ssers are going to screw every last penny out of customers to earn big bonuses,
bank shares are going up bigtime, thank me later.
Report LEMOSS! August 17, 2009 3:04 PM BST
Vialogy . Currently 5.5p.
Report Aceme August 20, 2009 10:53 PM BST
GKP, been in them from 10p now i cant sleep, looks like they might pay my mortgage off! Will be up at 7am looking for the next RNS. Share of the year if they strike big time.
Report Smithers-Jones. October 7, 2009 12:53 PM BST
(Late) Quarterly update before it drops off ....

TSCO 382 (340)
VOD 138 (130)
RBS 50 (43)
SIA 1422 (1095)
AFR 84 (24)
AEX 9 (6)
RIO 2728 (1135)
HAWK 36 (30)
HRG 33 (5.5)
ALM 35 (15)
JHD 478 (370)
JJB 33 (31)
AVN 398 (237)

Thanks to Kevin for highlighting Avanti.
Report kevin7654 October 10, 2009 4:15 PM BST
A pleasure,hope some of the followers have made a few quid.for myself its been exceptional.
Report Rampant Rabbit October 11, 2009 8:32 AM BST
My 3 USA tips all well up since August when I mentioned them.. When Congress confirm they wont break up Fannie and Freddie in February they will totally fly.. Therefore , so I can gloat later I will post their current prices

Fannie : 1.43
Freddie: 1.71
GE : 16

FOR UK Taylor Wimpey.. they will be over a quid within a year.
Report layem&payem October 11, 2009 12:04 PM BST
A friend with good contacts in Canary Wharfe has put everything into Taylor Wimpey. I hope he dosent get burnt.
Report Sir Denis Eton-Hogg October 11, 2009 12:10 PM BST
can i ask why taylor wimpey shares are likely to increase in value? thanks
Report adjeyy October 11, 2009 5:52 PM BST
tw's american arm has never been valued on current sp.
so they are thinking of selling to reduce debt.
600m quid or there abouts for it.
very good solid buy atm.
barret have an RI coming up so wait till sp comes way down then get in.
Report Sir Denis Eton-Hogg October 12, 2009 12:04 AM BST
what is an RI please?
Report Rampant Rabbit October 12, 2009 7:21 AM BST
Rights Issue
Report Rampant Rabbit October 19, 2009 3:11 PM BST
hysterical seling of Fannie, thans to one anaylists report out today.. boll ox
Report KRACKERS October 21, 2009 5:29 PM BST
Forgot this thread, kevin trounced rivals, well done mate.
Can we kick off a fresh set of selections.
Report kevin7654 October 21, 2009 6:17 PM BST
I am reasearching for next year and to be honest its still early days, so would rather have a comp on Jan 1 2010.
Its hard sometimes to know what to do for the best.I have made very decent profits and frankly my money is sitting in 1% savings accounts because am waiting for the right opportunity to present itself.Call me cautious if you like but I enjoy the research angle.

Let you know when the "lightbulb" goes on IMO of course....
Report KRACKERS October 22, 2009 7:39 AM BST
Kevin i'll look forward to that lol.
Report Shab October 25, 2009 1:14 AM GMT
If you have cash on the sidelines, and are prepared to gamble a bit here is a tip for you:

Cove Energy (COV) spudded a well in Mozambique on about 14th October, which is expected to take about a month (so will take about 2 months).

When the result is known, if it is good, then Aminex's acreage across the border in Tanzania will be much more valuable - and that too is expected to be drilled soon (end of year/early next year).

So - watch for a result at COV, and if good, buy AEX (currently 8.5p).
Report kevin7654 October 25, 2009 5:32 PM GMT
Anyone know a good site for accurately getting data about a companies share price for periods over 3 years.All Uk companies and FTSE or Aim stocks.

Report Shab October 26, 2009 4:22 PM GMT

on the left hand side, pick 'historical prices'
Report kevin7654 October 26, 2009 6:35 PM GMT
thanks..very useful
Report kevin7654 December 1, 2009 1:19 PM GMT
In case anyone has any alphameric , I wouldnt be too keen on selling now until at least 40p (now 34p) as various irons in the fire which may well add value to the shareprice and in my opinion very very little downside.Indeed if they go down to 30p or so they a buy.
Report kevin7654 December 5, 2009 6:49 AM GMT
Bid was called off yesterday and duly dropped to 29.5p or so.In my view a buying opportunity that was too hard to miss.Will be financially and mentally drained if they not up to 40p within 6 months.The divi as it is now will return over 6% and i fail to see how this wont be maintained or even increased.
DYOR etc but really worth a look.
Report Biodiesel December 6, 2009 11:29 AM GMT
All well up!!

Biodiesel 14 Aug 02:24

Uranium one
Report Smithers-Jones. December 31, 2009 5:17 PM GMT
Dec 31 2009

TSCO 428 (340)
VOD 144 (130)
RBS 29 (43)
SIA 1338 (1095)
AFR 86 (24)
AEX 9 (6)
RIO 3391 (1135)
HAWK 35 (30)
HRG 30 (5.5)
ALM 28 (15)
JHD 580 (370)
JJB 26 (31)
AVN 449 (237)

Good luck for 2010.
Report Shab December 31, 2009 5:48 PM GMT
HRG 30 5.5 445.45%
AFR 86 24 258.33%
RIO 3391 1135 198.77%
AVN 449 237 89.45%
ALM 28 15 86.67%
JHD 580 370 56.76%
AEX 9 6 50.00%
TSCO 428 340 25.88%
SIA 1338 1095 22.19%
HAWK 35 30 16.67%
VOD 144 130 10.77%
JJB 26 31 -16.13%
RBS 29 43 -32.56%

And I make it an average of 90% gain.

Well done everybody.
Report FatboyGinger January 5, 2010 5:11 PM GMT
Shab, I really hope you're right.
I've just sold of all my shares and put all funds into Afren.
On what authority will they find oil?
Report KRACKERS January 5, 2010 6:22 PM GMT
Kevin, i'll have a dabble on your two , did'nt do to bad last year ,cheers.
Report kevin7654 January 5, 2010 7:00 PM GMT
Well Hope you already bought Laddies cos they finished 145p today.
Overtime though think both must go higher.Have done loads of research on these two companies and SEEM to be cheap.Have been wrong before though.Will keep posting if I think you should add or reduce but I have targets of 45p for alphameric and 190 for Ladbrokes before i sell.
DYOR etc etc etc
Report madsimon January 5, 2010 9:08 PM GMT
i am about to take ladbrokes to the cleaners on the general election so sell before then
Report starship January 6, 2010 3:23 PM GMT
IF and it is a big IF
if fobt were taken out of the shops, the share price would collapse
Report kevin7654 January 6, 2010 3:55 PM GMT
Have investigated this possibility and feel it is not on the agenda although of course that may change.Realistically the business is in better shape now due to better risk control mechanisms and a move away from low margin business (like horseracing) and into sports/poker and lotteries based turnover which bet to better margins/fees.
Two vague possibilities which might really help the share price and are at least as likely as the FOBT removal are the UIEGA amendments in America to free up internet account movements for gambling and dare I say it a takeover by some big casino concern which wants exposure to the European markets.
Time will tell.
Report Smithers-Jones. November 24, 2010 12:08 AM GMT
For anyone holding Avanti Communications (AVN)... Their first satellite launches on Friday evening.
Report Gin February 22, 2018 4:07 PM GMT
If anyone had taken Kevin 7654's advice on 2 Jan 2009 and bought Hogg Robinson shares @ 5.5p and held them, they would have 21 times their original investment in a little over 9 years!

Current price 116.5p after a takeover bid from Amex.
Report Gin February 22, 2018 4:12 PM GMT
Unfortunately, they would have done their conkers on his other two picks from that post!Laugh
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