From £6.99 per month
The one stop source for breaking news, expert analysis, and podcasts on fast-moving AIM and LSE listed shares


Join for as low as £6.99 per month

With ShareProphets’ membership, you receive:

• All premium articles

• Tom Winnifrith’s Bearcast

• Access to all the entire nearly 10 year archive

• ShareProphets Daily Newsletter

Keyword results: Keith Williams


Well done Chairman Keith at the Royal Mail

A few years ago I did own some shares in Royal Mail (RMG) on the basis that (1) it could be managed better as a private company rather than a state owned one and; (2) its property ownership in places such as the Nine Elms site in south London offered it the scope to even further improve its alright net cash position. Anyhow, I made a bit of money but lost interest in the shares at/around the 600p level in 2018. For many obvious reasons (fewer letters, worker angst and growing competition in the parcel business), the Royal Mail had a shocking couple of years after that, meaning by June last year I noted that its new chair Keith Williams had a big job going forward. And he certainly did but – as shown by the near tripling of the share price since – I doff my hat to him.

Subscribe to ShareProphets to access Premium Content

Can Royal Mail remember it is a private company?

Royal Mail (RMG) really should be renamed Royal Wail by long-suffering shareholders. Today's full year to the end of March numbers are unsurprisingly in two parts, although the gap between pre-Covid lockdown and the last few months is not as wide as seen by other corporate names. If only this could solely reflect a necessity, utility-style, business at the heart of our national life...

Subscribe to ShareProphets to access Premium Content
Subscribe to our newsletter

Daily digest of our latest stories.

Search ShareProphets

Complete Coverage

Recent Comments

Time left: 18:28:26