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Luniversal replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 2 hours ago

Re: Balfour Beatty – Critical Condition Zone?

Balfour Beatty is now the largest yielder (8.7%) of 170 companies in my database, and has been in the Danger Zone for 24 weeks on end; so I have no difficulty in agreeing with your fundies-based findings. It shrieks 'Keep Out'.

Sat Oct 18

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Luniversal replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 00:42

Re: HYP buy/top up - sectors

Company's own forecast.

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

Re: HYP buy/top up - sectors

Thank you, Jack. I had them right in the master file but forgot when pulling out the table that the asterisk was meant to signify only 'outside the FTSE 100', since the OP said he was willing to look further afield.

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Luniversal replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 18:04

Re: HYP buy/top up - sectors


COMPANY ((EPIC) LATEST ANN. DIVIDEND PRICE YIELD SECTOR
ANN. DIV. GROWTH (£) (%)
CHANGE (%) 2000-13 (%)

WARNING ZONE

Debenhams (DEB)*@ 3.0 -6.4 0.60 5.6 x Gen. retail
Intermediate Capital [more]

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Luniversal replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 11:48

Re: Doris Here!!

Hello again, penym.

As I recall you are 'of riper years' as the Prayer Book puts it. At your (and my) time of life, novelty and excitement should count for less than security and spread.

As others have said, the trouble with [more]

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Luniversal replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:23

Re: HYP buy/top up - sectors

Good morning, Jimmy.

I infer from your previous picks that you stick to the Footsie.

From last night's yielders of 4% or more (market average 3.5%)-- the following do not promise to pay too much for comfort. Dividend records since [more]

Fri Oct 17

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Luniversal posted to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 18:36

Week Ahead: Oct 20 - 24 (43/52)

Monday October 20 2014

INTERIM PAID
Standard Chartered (STAN) 17.8911072p

STERLING DIVIDEND CONVERSION RATE
Inmarsat (ISAT)*

Tuesday October 21 2014

INTERIM REPORT
Whitbread [more]

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Luniversal replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 08:49

Re: brwm

Self-defence and 'will try harder' by manager Catherine Raw:

http://citywire.co.uk/money/raw-we-wont-make-london-mining-m...

Tue Oct 14

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Luniversal replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 20:08

Re: brwm

No alarm bells about LOND in this:

http://www.investegate.co.uk/blackrock-com--brci-/prn/interi...

But the NAV and [more]

Mon Oct 13

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Luniversal replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:14

Re: brwm

Income record since launch:


BRWM
Year to Dps Cover Div RPI % Real Real div.
Dec (p) chg % chg % rebased


1994 0.77 1.12 2.9 100.0
1995 1.00 1.32 29.9 3.2 26.7 126.7
1996 1.15 1.03 15.0 2.5 12.5 [more]

Sun Oct 12

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Luniversal posted to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 14:48

The big boys: performance in 2013-14

The last of my trilogy on one- and ten-year results for 41 large generalist investment trusts brings together data for income (#24395) and capital (#24413) performance:


PERFORMANCE
Trust (EPIC) Latest Latest FY SP v. FTAS
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Sat Oct 11

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Luniversal replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 14:22

Re: And you are all ok with this?

The dividend will be reduced either in percentage terms or at best maintained at the same % but now on a lower SP on if not all, at the very least the majority of those companies.

So we are not talking about the odd share here and there
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Fri Oct 10

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Luniversal posted to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 18:36

Week Ahead: Oct 13 - 17 (42/52)

Tuesday October 14 2014

QUARTERLY DIVIDEND DECLARATION
Carnival (CCL)*

TRADING STATEMENT
Ashmore (ASHM), Hargreaves Lansdown (HL.), Michael Page International (MPI), SABMiller (SAB)


Wednesday October [more]

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Luniversal posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 18:30

Swing low

The market weakened towards the close to finish its worst week for almost 16 months. It is at its lowest for a year.

FYI, and entirely without prejudice, these are Week Ahead companies which have dropped by a tenth or more since Oct. 11, [more]

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Luniversal replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:54

Re: HYP Bargains In The Offing?

To take the liberty of quoting myself:

"It will be grim from a seasonal perspective if Oct. stays on a down tack, for historically it has supplied as much relief as Aug.: 31 higher closes than Sep.'s, one level-pegger and 17 down. But [more]

Thu Oct 9

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Luniversal posted to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 23:05

The big boys: capital in 2013-14

My yearly tour of the 41 biggest generalist investment trusts began with income (#24395). The second instalment considers capital performance over one and ten financial years:


CAPITAL
Trust (EPIC) Latest Recent Discount Mkt
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Luniversal replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:48

Re: Standard Chartered GBP dividend rate

I noticed that too. The dividend was declared back on Aug. 6 and is to be paid in eleven days' time. Why the hell cannot the Stock Exchange enforce elementary disciplines of disclosure on listed companies? As a shareholder I shall lobby STAN directly [more]

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