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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 21 minutes ago

Top-up time

Discussions on the 'HYP Purchase Tranche Size' thread as to what makes an economic trade reminded me that I had accumulated sufficient dividends in my HYP to make a top-up.

My top three choices (ranked TJH-style) were:
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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 2 hours ago

Re: Rare legal attack on company by angy investo

... watch their £1.5mln investment lose 90% of its value over 2 decades ...

Not so, the 90% loss is in respect of it's value three years ago.

Bree.

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breelander replied to the Land of Off Topic Posts board. 2 hours ago

Re: Anyone For Houghmagandy?

And the nights are going to be spent complaining that it is too hot to get to sleep!

A little night physic should provide a satisfactory remedy for that.

Bree. :)

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breelander replied to the Investment Strategies board. 19:31

Re: Cash or Equity ISA?

So do I transfer it all (nearly £62k) to an equity ISA? I have a feeling one can't do it in tranches ...

No, ISA regulations permit you to make a partial transfer, or indeed several partial transfers to multiple new ISA managers, [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 18:54

Re: Poll: Number of Holdings

I now regard the HYP as sufficient for my needs, so it's unlikely to grow beyond my current 30 shares.

Not all that unlikely, I'd say - all it takes is one demerger!

*sigh*

One of the characteristics of your [more]

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 18:19

Re: A little bit of proof reading goes a long wa

Another case of poor proof reading today.

The table in this article appears to have all its column headings shifted one place to the left...
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breelander replied to the Weight Control board. 13:29

Re: Cards on the table

I think I’ll have my main meal at lunchtime, and maybe just a piece of fruit for supper. Does that sound sensible?

Personally, I've found it better to wait until the evening for the main meal. It's not easy to fall asleep on an empty [more]

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breelander posted to the GlaxoSmithKline plc board. 12:48

Half Year results

The headlines are:

GSK delivers Q2 2014 turnover £5.6 billion (-4%) and core EPS 19.1p (-12%) on ex-divestment basis (both CER). Q2 dividend 19p (+6%)

With turnover and EPS down a 6% dividend rise is justified by [more]

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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:36

GlaxoSmithKline Half Year results

The headlines are:

GSK delivers Q2 2014 turnover £5.6 billion (-4%) and core EPS 19.1p (-12%) on ex-divestment basis (both CER). Q2 dividend 19p (+6%)


With turnover and EPS down a 6% dividend rise is justified by [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:21

Re: Poll: Number of Holdings

I've been building a HYP for about 10 years or more. LTBH, no tinkering.

It's getting on for 13 years since I started my HYP, I also follow LTBH and (virtually) no tinkering. I now regard the HYP as sufficient for my needs, so it's [more]

Tue Jul 22

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 18:59

Re: Beating the FTSE All-Share

For example, here's TMF's chart for Vodafone. Try adding the FTSE 100as a 'benchmark'.

...and the link is [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 18:56

Re: Beating the FTSE All-Share

Most data providers that give quotes for shares or ITs have a 'Chart' feature where you add an index as a comparison. That should give you some rough idea of performance. For example, here's TMF's chart for Vodafone. Try adding the FTSE 100as a [more]

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breelander replied to the Barclays plc board. 18:23

Re: SCRIP Reference Price

No list as such, but the reference price is always published as an RNS.

Go here...
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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 17:56

Re: Can't read the boards - is it just me?

The boards were playing up for me a short while ago.

They've been playing up for me on and off since around 3.30.

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 17:47

Re: Feeding the Ninjas

I'm sure I'm not the only one:

ft. 2891ms USEQ\WEB18

I'll see your '2891ms' and raise you a...

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It appears we have done something to knock Fool.co.uk
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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:01

Re: A little bit of proof reading goes a long way

... it makes the need for proof-reading even more important.

Today there is an article with the title: Neil Woodford's Risky Portfolio, ft. AstraZeneca plc And Imperial Tobacco Group PLC
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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 11:09

Re: 15 Today :-)

Only complaint is lack of spell checker

Surely all browsers have their own spell checker built in these days? My IE11 and Firefox certainly do.

Bree.

Mon Jul 21

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breelander replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 22:06

Re: MH 17

Cannot supply link from my iPad, but Dejevsky in the Indy. today makes a good point that Putin has a problem.

I think this would have been your link...
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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 21:43

Re: Modelling divs a year ahead

I'm very conservative.
Check...

My model for the year ahead is the database that I maintain myself of the previous year of dividends actually paid.

Ditto...

... when a company makes a divi announcement
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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 15:47

Re: Technical Comment or Query

still go to exactly the same place in both Does Anyone Know? and Help with this Blasted Computer!

How exactly are you navigating to these boards? Do you get to them via 'My Fool' [more]

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