Thursday 29 June 2017 The one stop source for free breaking news, expert analysis, and videos on AIM and LSE listed shares

30 July 2013, 16:23 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Buy GLI Finance at 51.5p

GLI Finance (GLIF) -  formerly Greenwich Loan Income Fund -  has updated investors on its second quarter of 2013. The share price just does not discount the good news.

30 July 2013, 11:45 | By Doc Holiday |

Buy Beacon Hill at 2.02p target 3p

 Shares in dual listed Beacon Hill Resources (BHR) are off a shade today on the release of a quarterly report which essentially says nothing new. But the shares have ticked up in recent days as sentiment towards the miners has become a tad less bearish. I reckon the shares are a buy with a 3p target.

29 July 2013, 18:57 | By Steve Moore |

Entertainment One - trading update, shares on the rise but further to go?

Shares in international entertainment content owner, producer and distributor, Entertainment One (ETO) have been written up on this website in April at 184p HERE and May at 191.5p HERE. The following updates, with the shares currently at 205p, following a statement last week on trading so far in the company’s year ending 31st March 2014...

29 July 2013, 16:59 | By Steve Moore |

SnackTime plc - AGM trading update offers some encouragement, but more needed?

AIM-listed vending business in the UK, SnackTime plc (SNAK) is a company formerly, very disappointingly, followed on the long tack but that Tom Winnifrith recommended shares in be sold at 17.5p last year. The shares fell to hit 6.5p this February but have recovered to a current 10.5p. Following an AGM update on Friday 26th July, the following updates on how Tom & I feel.

29 July 2013, 16:39 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Centamin – Is Egypt really discounted? No!

You rather lose track of what is going on in Egypt. The gang rapes, the riots, demonstrations, the shooting of 72 folk on Saturday, boys being hurled from rooftops. It is all a blur of horror – the sort of place I’d be advising the Sefton Resources (SER) board to spend their summer holidays. But to recap:

29 July 2013, 16:29 | By Staff Writer |

Amur at 7.6p – funding secured and worth 60p says Edison

Amur Minerals (AMC) has recently raised £5.2 million by way of a subscription by new and existing shareholders for a total of 71.7 million shares (17% of the shares in issue) at 7.25p (a 6.5% discount to the previous close).  This secures it near term funding needs and thus offers massive upside according to commissioned researchers Edison.


29 July 2013, 15:57 | By Staff Writer |

Range Guatemala Deal – good news says Fox Davies, shares, now 2.7p, worth 22p

Today’s news that the Company is increasing its exposure to the Atzam prospect in Guatemala is a welcome lift for Range Resources (RRL) claims its house broker Fox Davies. In a note out this morning analyst Zac Phillips argues that the deal provides the Company with further exposure to near to medium-term cash generating assets, which in turn will support its development of assets elsewhere in its portfolio. 

29 July 2013, 12:44 | By Steve Moore |

Creston plc - bullish trading update encourages - still a buy?

I updated post its results announcement last month that, at a then 93p, the internationalisation and digitalisation of revenues and the company’s confidence for its year ahead reassured that shares in fully-listed marketing and market research company Creston plc (CRE) continued to offer good value – see HERE. The following updates on a year-to-date (since 1st April) trading statement from the company today…

29 July 2013, 09:31 | By Ross Norman of Sharps Pixley |

Gold Market anticipates key policy meetings this week

The U.S. Comex gold futures retreated 0.44 percent in the past two days and rose 2.78 percent for the week to finish at $1,328.80 on Thursday. Year-to-date, the gold futures have dropped 20.71 percent although the prices have rebounded 12.67 percent from the recent trough of $1,179.40 on 27 June


28 July 2013, 17:32 | By ShareProphets |

Financial video postcard #10 from Tom - Cupid & Sefton special

Tom Winnifrith with this week's financial video postcard focussing on when the weather blamed profits warnings start, Cupid & Sefton


27 July 2013, 12:17 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Brokerman Dan Unsuspended by twitter – what went on? Another Sefton dirty trick?

A couple of days ago my pal Brokerman Dan  a co-defendant in the Sefton libel trial) had his twitter account suspended. He had not been abusing it by follow/unfollow tactics of spammers (he follows only 42 souls) so why was it suspended? Yesterday Dan and his solicitor contacted twitter

27 July 2013, 11:53 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Will Solar save silver? The Sprott view

Sprott Asset Management is the world’s most successful precious metals and precious metals stocks investor. Its head honcho Eric Sprott is a big silver bull. So maybe the group is talking its own book here but it is an interesting take none the less. Personally I think solar power is a busted flush & have no great faith In China five year plans, but there you go. Sprott AM writes:


26 July 2013, 17:55 | By Steve Moore |

Straight plc - recovery buy

‘Magnificently moustached spectacles enthusiast’ refers to Jonathan Straight, the founder and Chief Executive of AIM-listed Straight plc (STT) – see HERE. Shares in this company - the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist kerbside recycling containers as well as a key supplier of a broad range of other waste and recycling products – currently trade more than 24% higher today on the back of a trading update for the first half of 2013. The following reviews…

26 July 2013, 11:27 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Cupid – Devastating BBC Expose - you going to sue or come clean?

So AIM Cesspit listed Cupid (CUP), the BBC last night accused you of defrauding your customers and showed why the KPMG enquiry was a whitewash – are you going to sue it for defamation?

26 July 2013, 10:17 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Arian Silver – More Bullshit from the Sheep shaggers as Uber Expensive Funding announced

Arian Silver (AGQ) has overdosed on its equity drawdown death spiral. It failed to attract any interest for a share placing a few months ago as I exposed on this website provoking much anger from its dickead of a PR man. And so it has issued convertible debt which is incredibly expensive – this company really is desperate.

26 July 2013, 09:10 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Johnson Matthey a sell at 2758p – Roger Bade

The uber excellent mining analyst Roger Bade of Whitman Howard has today pointed out what seems blindingly obvious to me but apparently not to most of the other mining analysts in London: shares in Johnson Matthey (JMAT) at 2758p just look to be patently overvalued. In my humble opinion there has to be 20% downside.  But Bade is the expert and he writes:

26 July 2013, 09:04 | By ShareProphets |

Forbidden Technologies at the UK Investor Show 2013

 CEO Stephen Streater at the UK Investor Show 2013.

26 July 2013, 08:54 | By Doc Holiday |

AfriAg Q&A with its chairman David Lenigas

Shareprophets quizzes serial entrepreneur David Lenigas about his latest AIM listed vehicle - Afriag (AFRI) which is a relatrive newcomer, via reversal into a shell, onto AIM.

25 July 2013, 19:56 | By Staff Writer |

Tullow Oil – Analysts have valued it incorrectly – VSA

Ouch. Bitch. Miaow. Top resources broker VSA has initiated its coverage of Tullow Oil (TLW) with a detailed note claiming that all the other London analysts have valued this stock incorrectly. Ouch. Bitch and miaow again.

25 July 2013, 18:25 | By Steve Moore |

Archipelago Resources - interim results, broker reaction

AIM-listed miner, as 95% owner of the Toka Tindung gold mine in Indonesia, Archipelago Resources (AR.) yesterday announced results for the first half of 2013. These have drawn much broker reaction…

10 hours ago | By ShareProphets |

The June edition of the UK Investor Magazine is live - 5 share Tips, voting guide, and where to emigrate if the wrong party wins

The June edition of the UK Investor Show Magazine is live featuring three resource shares to buy,  two more share tips, a voting guide for investors, and where to emigrate if the wrong party wins a special offer expiring on June 14 and much more.


4 days ago | By Darren Atwater |

New Bulletin Board Moron of the Week contest - sponsored by David Lenigas on steroids

The prize is a cheap one way flight to Mars organised by Elon Musk a promoter who makes David Lenigas seem bashful and understated. The challenge: We're looking for exemplary examples of sheer stupidity from those founts of brilliance;, and The deadline to post your entries in the comments section below is midnight, Sunday 25 June.


7 days ago | By Tom Winnifrith |

Little Steve Sanderson of UK Oil & Gas in action on the Weald Basin caption contest

It seems that little Steve Sanderson of UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) was hosting anyone who was interested at the company's site at Broadford Bridge on the Weald Basin. Just last week the Old Bill were arresting local protestors near the drill pad, so what is little Steve saying now? Suitable captions in the comments section below with a deadline of midnight tonight please.

7 days ago | By Malcolm Stacey |

Here's One For Plastic Palace Alice - A One Year Profit-Doubler

Hello Share Smudgers. Companies which manufacture plastic bits and pieces have done rather well in my bag in recent years. But one I have not so far touched, yet ought to do so soon, is Carclo (CAR).

7 days ago | By Steve Moore |

InterQuest – attempted robber barons respond to Defence Document, admit their offer “constrained”…

Lambasted for a “materially undervalues” 42p per share offer, the InterQuest (ITQ) attempted management buyout team at Chisbridge Ltd has made a “Response to Defence Document”

7 days ago | By Steve Moore |

Hornby – major holder’s purchase means a mandatory cash offer

Last month saw a regime change General Meeting requisition withdrawn at Hornby (HRN) and now the major shareholder, Phoenix, has unconditionally agreed to acquire the rebel’s (New Pistoia Income’s) shares – seeing it required to make a mandatory cash offer for the whole company...

7 days ago | By Tom Winnifrith |

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Why Paul Scott's fucktard follower will always lose & should you sell all your oil shares?

Okay this really is the last one until September. But I have packed and am ready to travel and am bored, so here goes one more time. First up I discuss those who always blame others for their lack of profits, citing some twitter chum of the great Paul Scott. Then as Brent plunges through $45 I discuss why it is falling, where it will go next and if you should sell all your shares. The answer is a very selective no.


7 days ago | By Tom Winnifrith |

Luke Johnson speaks up for we terrified entrepreneurs

Luke Johnson will be among the star speakers at UK Investor Show 2018. Those with a golden ticket will also get to hear him in conversation with Nigel Wray at the Saracens evening the Wednesday beforehand - that will be a battle of the pizza men, a real treat - more details HERE. In his Sunday Times column last weekend he echoed my post-election gloom about how we entrepreneurs should feel terrified - HERE. It is brilliant stuff. Frankly Luke is THE reason to buy the Sunday Times. Luke opines:


7 days ago | By Cynical Bear |

Highlands Natural Resources: Results out - fun over - bubble bursting - get out

I’m no longer surprised how stocks that, in my view, are inherently worthless or at least worth a fraction of their current share price can stay at such a high price or so long but I think the bubble is bursting, and gravity is taking hold, at Highlands Natural Resources (HNR) with a shocking set of results released yesterday. Let’s have a look at the “highlights”!

7 days ago | By Tom Winnifrith, The Sheriff of AIM |

Lies, smears & blackmail: Loathsome Rita tries to cling on at Magnolia Petroleum

Less than lovely Rita Whittingham is doing her utmost to cling onto the gravy train for her and her relatives which is Magnolia Petroleum (MAGP). You will remember that there are moves to oust the proven failure and install one director from Nostra Terra (NTOG), Evan Ainsworth, and an independent director, Zac "The Knife" Phillips, the City's No 1 oil analyst. This would not be a change of control as Rita asserts since The Knife is independent, but a much needed boardroom clearout. Now to the defence document which is worthy of Jeffrey Archer. It is just low grade fiction.

7 days ago | By Andre Brand |

My advice to the next Chancellor

I have to confess to being very depressed over the course of the last few months. I think the depression has actually been increasing and I put it all down to media and politics.


7 days ago | By Nigel Somerville, the Deputy Sheriff of AIM |

Naibu – SHOCKER filthy forty update and litigation news. Who's in the frame?

Out of the blue this morning, we have had an update from ShareProphets AIM-China Filthy Forty Naibu. This was an obvious fraud and delisted in 2015 when the money stopped flowing and Houyan Lin disappeared. But the board decided to stand up to be counted. They may have been taken in and signed off on all sorts of lies, but they have been pursuing the case and today have also announced that viable legal causes of action look to exist to go after certain of the various professional advisers who were involved at the time of the flotation.

6 days ago | By Steve Moore |

The People's Operator – “Make a call, make a change”… shareholders make a loss…

“The People's Operator (TPOP), the cause-based commercial mobile virtual network operator, is pleased to announce its full year results for the period ended 31 December 2016”. Hmmm, these being announced approaching six months after the year-end – rarely a good sign…

6 days ago | By Steve Moore |

Imagination Technologies – shares jump on commencement of formal sale process, though “remains in dispute with Apple”

Shares in Imagination Technologies (IMG) have currently recovered more than 17%, to 145p, on the back of a “Commencement of formal sale process” announcement…

6 days ago | By Malcolm Stacey |

Mitie Is No Mouse at Cost Cutting and Finding New Customers

Hello Share Seekers. Times have not been pucker for firms which claw a lot of business from local councils and other organisations. Government cuts have caused so many local authorities to cut back on their awards of business to outside contractors. Mitie (MTO) is one such firm.

6 days ago | By Steve Moore |

James Latham – “pleased” with full-year results, but a buy?

Having last year commented on slowing growth, I note results for its year ended 31st March 2017 from panel and timber distribution company James Latham (LTHM)…

6 days ago | By Darren Atwater |

Winner of the Little Steve Sanderson of UK Oil & Gas in action on the Weald Basin caption contest

There were some good entries for this edition of the caption contest, and it was a photo finish for the winner of captioning this photo of  little Steve Sanderson of UK Oil & Gas (UKOG), playing host to anyone who was interested at the company's site at Broadford Bridge on the Weald Basin. 

28 June 2017, 14:55 | By ShareProphets |

The June edition of the UK Investor Magazine is live - 5 share Tips, voting guide, and where to emigrate if the wrong party wins

The June edition of the UK Investor Show Magazine is live featuring three resource shares to buy,  two more share tips, a voting guide for investors, and where to emigrate if the wrong party wins a special offer expiring on June 14 and much more.


28 June 2017, 14:55 | By Corbyn's pal Darren Atwater |

New Bulletin Board Moron of the Week contest - sponsored by Paul "Queenie" McManus PR to London's worst frauds & AIM trash

Queenie smears journalists and spins for all the worst companies on the casino from fraudsters Eden to Advanced Oncotherapy to Norfolk's finest Fusionex. He truly is a posterboy for AIM and thus a fitting sponsor for this week's contest.  The challenge: We're looking for exemplary examples of sheer stupidity from those founts of brilliance; the Bulletin Board Morons who dwell on the cesspits that are, and The deadline to post your entries in the comments section below is midnight, Sunday 2 July.


27 June 2017, 08:11 | By Tom Winnifrith, The Sheriff of AIM |

Exclusive: The full Slater & Gordon High Court Claim against Watchstone for £537m - damning on Rob Fielding, David Curry & the lies Quindell told

Slater & Gordon (SGH) spunked £649 million on buying the worthless, fraudulent assets of Quindell (QPP) in 2015, a deal that has seen its shareholders suffer a 99% wipeout. It has now filed a UK High Court claim against Watchstone (WTG), Quenron as was for £637 million and we have obtained the papers and, in a major scoop, publish the Claim in full below.

27 June 2017, 10:02 | By Tom Winnifrith, The Sheriff of AIM |

Saffron Energy - The City's No 1 oil analyst Zac Phillips sticks his knife in and he has a point

I tipped shares in Saffron Energy (SRON) but urged folks to take profits some months ago. The shares were then 8p+ having listed at 5p. In recent weeks the shares have slithered back towards that 5p and I have been urged by folks to re-tip. I resisted that urge. Something was wrong. Now we all know what some folks have clearly known for a while, what the problem is.

28 June 2017, 08:06 | By HotStockRockets |

Minoan - Yes it can now develop Cave Sidero - we are off to the races: Yamas!

It has taken more than two decades and exposed the Greek planning system for the total joke that it is but Minoan (MIN) now has the all clear to go ahead and develop the spectacular Cave Sidero site in North East Crete.

28 June 2017, 14:55 | By ShareProphets |

You may know Tom the fraudbuster but what about the man who makes you money from value investing shares tips - act TODAY!

You may know Tom Winnifrith as the man who exposes fraud on AIM and gets a stack of death threats and lawyers letters for his troubles. Just on Tuesday he has published a massive exclusive on Quindell, the biggest London stockmarket fraud for 30 years, and a con the regulators thanked him for exposing. That breaking news is HERE.


27 June 2017, 08:14 | By HotStockRockets |

Concepta - CEO buys a not un-trivial amount of shares: Follow suit

It is good to see a CEO putting his money where his mouth is and the share purchase by Erik Henau should also scotch the silly rumours that a placing is imminent. The Concepta (CPT)  head honcho has purchased 80,000 shares at 12.175p. He now owns 293,333 shares so in that context this is a decent purchase. We'd hope to see more boardroom buying soon but expect also to see more hard news on order flow very soon.

28 June 2017, 11:05 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Bulletin Board Moron Evil Knievil still wrong on Watchstone

I guess if you write for a website that makes the Official Jimmy Saville Fan Club website seem well read and popular, it forces one to also post on Bulletin Boards in order that your words of wisdom/attempts to ramp your flagging portfolio reach an audience of more than three men and a dog. Speaking of dogs - Watchstone (WTG) is stock which bear raider turned Bulletin Board Moron Evil Knievil has long argued is worth 500p. The shares are now 140p ( and falling) after yesterday's massive revelations from me HERE.

28 June 2017, 08:23 | By Tom Winnifrith |

The fake news Guardian - misleading headline on Brexit and EU workers leaving

I bet the BBC News picks up on it and runs with it too. But its sister publication is quick out of the blocks...The Guardian today runs with a raft of misleading headlines and other fake news as is its wont but the one on Brexit driving EU workers abroad wins the prize. The left wing rag with plunging sales and spiralling losses states: "Almost half of highly skilled EU workers 'could leave UK within five years". The sub head is "Deloitte study finds 47% were considering leaving after Brexit, while overall one-third of non-British workers could leave". Right, okay but hang on what did the survey actually say and was it big enough to be statistically valid?


27 June 2017, 10:03 | By Nigel Somerville, the Deputy Sheriff of AIM |

Advanced Oncotherapy – Annual Report published: Guess what?????

AIM-listed Advanced Oncotherapy (AVO) has released its full Annual Report. Having looked yesterday at a few things I thought it would be worth a second look – especially in the light of a clean audit report from RPG Crouch Chapman. Mea culpa to myself and Tom who expected something different, but hang on a minute…

27 June 2017, 10:20 | By Tom Winnifrith, The Sheriff of AIM |

Mayan Energy the dog has a new trick but it makes no sense at all - coke & hookers better value

Another day and another director walks, a new strategy is adopted and yet more confetti is issued by AIM casino uber dog Mayan Energy (MYN), formally the hound known as Northcote Energy. But this latest move just makes no sense at all. Let me explain with a little bit of help from a friend....

27 June 2017, 08:13 | By Tom Winnifrith, The Sheriff of AIM |

Strat Aero - reality setting in - do not BUY!

I warned you in explicit terms yesterday that the doubling of the Strat Aero (AERO) share price to 0.14p on the back of results which can best be described as a shit sandwich with dollops of jam tomorrow on top, was not justified. The shares have now slumped back to 0.09p-0.11p (TW 7, BBMs 0 once again) but do not BUY now for there are still deluded fools abroad.

28 June 2017, 08:22 | By HotStockRockets |

Metal Tiger – news from Spain, but the real news we want still to come - BUY

Metal Tiger (MTR) has updated on exploration at the Logrosan Minerals joint venture in Spain – helping the shares currently slightly higher to 2.03p mid.

28 June 2017, 08:16 | By Tom Winnifrith |

In Gold We Trust 2017

A year ago Ronald Stoeferle stated that we were at the very beginning of a bull market in gold, He was wrong. He says that was stopped by Donald Trump. Gold and commodities are dirt cheap when compared to stocks. Equities, bonds, and real estate are at or near their all time highs. He thinks the dollar is close to rolling over.


28 June 2017, 08:20 | By Tom Winnifrith, The Sheriff of AIM |

Advanced Oncotherapy - letter to Financial Reporting Council re uber dodgy accounts

In a sense this is not that relevant as Advanced Oncotherapy (AVO) is within a couple of months of running out of cash and going tits up but on a point of principle I have written to the my very good friends at the Financial Reporting Council as there are aspects of Advanced's 2016 annual report and accounts which stink more than a pile of rotting kippers left out at a sewage farm in the scorching midday heat. The letter follows:

28 June 2017, 11:04 | By Gary Newman |

Shenanigans at Blenheim Natural Resources need investigating

A few weeks ago I penned a piece on Blenheim Natural Resources (BNR) in which I was highly skeptical of the recent holdings RNSs from a certain Pershing Nominees/Valbury Capital.

27 June 2017, 12:41 | By Tom Winnifrith |

Servision - how do you keep lots of idiots in suspense? We'll tell its shareholders on Friday

Worthless AIM listed piece of excrement Servision (SEV) always seems to report its results at the last possible moment to avoid suspension on the casino. In 2016 calendar 2015 numbers (piss poor) arrived on the 30 June deadline day. For 2016 its a slam dunk bet that the numbers (piss poor) will arrive this Friday on deadline day. Why is that?