IDPickering

Ian Pickering

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Sun Aug 24

NL

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IDPickering replied to the Tesco plc board. 15:34

Re: what is the true break-up value?

Here's hoping. He could always be 'dynamic' Dave Lewis. :-)

The more I think about it, the more I like the idea of buying a few more TSCO shares. The dividend is well covered at 1.8, with a yield of 5.6%, on a pe of 10, what's not to [more]

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:15

Re: Shh....

I stand corrected 77ss.

Sorry to have mislead anyone.

Ian.

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 08:59

Re: Shh....

I was just looking at these two last night, and noted tha Catlin declare their divis in dollars, whilst Amlin do it in sterling. Something else to consider maybe?

Sat Aug 23

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 08:57

Re: Week Ahead: Aug 25 - 29 (35/52)

Luniversal,

Thanks for taking the time to put this up. Most helpful.

Ian.

Fri Aug 22

NL

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IDPickering replied to the Tesco plc board. 13:52

Re: what is the true break-up value?

Or is your 'faith in management' directed at the incoming 'drastic' Dave Lewis!?

Here's hoping. He could always be 'dynamic' Dave Lewis. :-)

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:40

Re: Shh....

Shall I break the silence by telling you all about my AML top-up that went through yesterday?

Yes please Arb,

AML are one that I have been sniffing around, as a replacement for RSA Group (RSA) in that sector. At 27 stocks [more]

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IDPickering replied to the Tesco plc board. 10:30

Re: what is the true break-up value?

I have no view on the 'break-up' of Tesco. To much idle chatter for me.

I'd reminded that stocks go up, and they come down as well.

Which way Tesco will go long term, I have no idea. But I'm happy to put my faith in the management [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:46

Shh....

...just the way it should be. ;-)

NL

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IDPickering posted to the BP plc board. 06:32

Whistle-blower case dismissed

BP Atlantis $256 Billion Whistle-Blower Case Dismissed

BP Plc (BP/) won’t face a $256 billion lawsuit brought by a whistle-blower who claimed the company’s Atlantis oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico was unsafe. [more]

Thu Aug 21

NL

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IDPickering posted to the Imperial Tobacco Group plc board. 07:57

Item from Bloomberg re IMT

Branding Ban Stalks Debt-Loaded Imperial Tobacco: U.K. Credit

Plans to outlaw branded cigarette packaging in Britain are hanging over Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT) as the company clings onto its investment-grade rating after announcing [more]

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IDPickering posted to the AstraZeneca plc board. 07:32

AstraZeneca is a tougher target...

AstraZeneca Is Tougher Target for Possible New Pfizer Bid

Pfizer Inc. (PFE) isn’t giving up on striking an overseas takeover to cut its tax rate and gain a new pipeline of drugs, even as the potential cost of acquiring AstraZeneca Plc [more]

Wed Aug 20

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 19:07

Re: BBY/CLLN: the fat lady sings!

What does the future hold - no coming back by Carillion for BB. That ship has sailed. BB share price will increase. New CEO will be in place in days - Margins at BB will improve and core construction turnover will increase. PB will be sold, I [more]

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IDPickering replied to the Balfour Beatty plc board. 16:02

Re: Carillion offers 36% premium

In reply, CLLN say;

This announcement is being made following the announcement by the Board of Carillion on 19 August 2014 of its improved merger proposal made to Balfour Beatty plc ("Balfour Beatty").

The Board of
[more]

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IDPickering replied to the Carillion plc board. 15:58

Re: Carillion offers 36% premium

This from CLLN this afternoon;

Announcement Regarding Balfour Beatty plc

This announcement is being made following the announcement by the Board of Carillion on 19 August 2014 of its improved merger proposal made to [more]

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:24

Re: Considering British Sky Broadcasting Group

Goo choice Ian

I do so hope that was 'finger trouble' anthonyms. :-)

Thanks nonetheless.

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:22

Re: BBY/CLLN: the fat lady sings!

Here Here

Or 'hear hear' even. :-)

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:31

Re: Considering British Sky Broadcasting Group

Hello all,

Just to complete this thread, my purchase of some British Sky Broadcasting (BSY) shares will go ahead tomorrow, whereupon 'media', of whatever ilk, will form about 4.36% of my now 27 share HYP. I'm glad about this event, and might [more]

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IDPickering replied to the Carillion plc board. 07:13

Re: Carillion offers 36% premium

And Balfour Beatty say, "no".

Rejection of Carillion's Proposal

[more]

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IDPickering replied to the Balfour Beatty plc board. 07:11

Re: Carillion offers 36% premium

And Balfour Beatty say;


Rejection of Carillion's Proposal



The Board of Balfour Beatty has considered the terms of the revised merger proposal from Carillion plc ("Carillion") dated 19 August 2014 and [more]

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