IDPickering

Ian Pickering

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:32

Re: Electrocomponents vs Premier Farnell

I hold neither of these two, and tend to stick to FTSE100 companies.

There are better options there I feel.

Ian.

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:14

British American Tobacco (BATS) Prelims

Full year highlights
? Group revenue was up by 2.8% at constant rates of exchange. Reported revenue was 8.4% lower, as a result of adverse exchange rate movements.
? Adjusted Group profit from operations increased by 4.4% at constant
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Mon Feb 23

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:27

Re: Poll: Centrica HY shareholders intentions

Other than that, I try to be 'hands off' despite my forced sale a few months ago. :-(

For those not familiar with what I'm waffling about, that matter was discussed here;

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:21

Re: Poll: Centrica HY shareholders intentions

Yes, but Ian, don't you get tempted to make an interim purchase at full dealing cost when the opportunity arises? And do you ever give in to the temptation?

OK, I'm human,

I'm far better behaved regarding my HYP(ISA), and [more]

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:26

Re: Poll: Centrica HY shareholders intentions

It's not only the cheaping dealing but the discipline a la Pickering not to deal too frequently - so easy to get carried away.

Ta v much Arb.

That is still the case as far as I'm concerned. I steadily add to my HYP(ISA) on [more]

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IDPickering replied to the HSBC Holdings plc board. 08:38

Re: 2014 Results Highlights

Snap!

Great minds etc.... :-)

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IDPickering posted to the HSBC Holdings plc board. 08:33

2014 Results Highlights

2014 RESULTS HIGHLIGHTS

· Reported profit before tax ('PBT') down 17% in 2014 at US$18,680m, compared with US$22,565m in 2013. This primarily reflected lower business disposal and reclassification gains and the negative effect, on [more]

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IDPickering posted to the Balfour Beatty plc board. 07:07

New Contract

Joint Venture Company Wins HK$3.2 Billion Contract

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:02

Luniversal 7th Fool Birthday

Although he might not realise it, today is Luniveral's 7th Fool Birthday!

Throughout those seven years he has become a 'must read' on the boards, particulary this one. He has become a true stalwart hereabouts.

May I lead the shout [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 06:57

Luniversal 7th Fool Birthday

Although he might not realise it, today is Luniversal's 7th Fool Birtday.

He has become a stalwart of the TMF boards.

So let's hear it for Luniversal.

Happy Fool Birthday!

Fri Feb 20

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IDPickering replied to the BHP Billiton PLC board. 16:52

Re: Bought today

Thank you all for your input. Nice to know I'm not alone. :-)

I hold BLT in my HYP(ISA) for an extreme long term hold, reinvesting the divis along the way.

Regards,

Ian.

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:16

Re: Poll: Centrica HY shareholders intentions

Actually I should've placed 'buy' as another option. My mistake, sorry.

Incidently, I'm holding, and shall continue to do so. Might buy more yet, we'll see.

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IDPickering polled the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:03

Poll: Centrica HY shareholders intentions

Bearing in mind the recent cut in Centrica's dividend, what are you intentions as a HYPer?

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IDPickering posted to the BHP Billiton PLC board. 11:07

Bought today

Morning all,

I topped up my BLT holdings this morning @ 1576.44p. Anyone els dipping their toes?

Ian.

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:28

Re: Standard Life (SL) Finals

It's worth pointing out that the final dividend will be paid on the reduced number of shares following the forthcoming consolidation of 9 new for 11 old and not on existing holdings. This consolidation will accompany the cash return of 73p to be [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:14

Standard Life (SL) Finals

Increased focus on fee business driving growth and performance

· Assets under administration from continuing operations increased by 38% to £296.6bn, driven by net inflows, positive market movements and the acquisition of Ignis [more]

Thu Feb 19

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 19:04

Re: HSBC

all I wanted was a sensible discussion.

But I'm strategically ignorant. :-/

Wed Feb 18

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 17:25

Re: Imperial Tobacco

You are Neil Woodford,and I claim my five pounds :)

I wish! :0)

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