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Director Deals - Newmark Security PLC (NWT)

20th September 2019

Robert Waddington, Non Executive Director, bought 1,000,000 shares in the company on the 20th September 2019 at a price of 0.70p. ... Read More

New Trend Lifestyle losses narrow as sales rise

20th September 2019

Singapore-based Feng Shui products and services group New Trend Lifestyle booked a narrower first-half loss after it boosted its sales. Pre-tax losses for the six months through June amounted to S$0.3m, compared to losses of S$1.1m on-year. Revenue rose to S$3.1m, up from S$2.5m on-year. 'The trading conditions in Singapore remain challenging, however, the board are hopeful that the improvement in sales that we have seen will continue throughout the remainder of the year,' New Trend said. 'The board continues to keep tight control of costs, continuing to make reductions, where possible, on an ongoing basis.' At 1:20pm: (LON:NTLG) New Trend Lifestyle Group Plc share price was 0p at 0.45p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com. ... Read More

Director Deals - BAE Systems Plc (BA.)

20th September 2019

Brad Greve, Director, bought 17,030 shares in the company on the 19th September 2019 at a price of 582.80p. ... Read More

UK markets reverse early losses as pound weakness lifts pressure on exporters

20th September 2019

UK stocks reversed early trading losses at midday on Friday as the pound lost ground against the dollar and euro, bolstering domestic earners and lifting the pressure on UK exporters. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Unilever PLC

20th September 2019

UBS today reaffirms its neutral investment rating on Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) and raised its price target to 4850p (from 4800p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on British American Tobacco PLC

20th September 2019

UBS today reaffirms its buy investment rating on British American Tobacco PLC (LON:BATS) and cut its price target to 3950p (from 4000p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Ashtead Group PLC

20th September 2019

UBS today reaffirms its neutral investment rating on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) and raised its price target to 2250p (from 1950p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Antofagasta PLC

20th September 2019

UBS today downgrades its investment rating on Antofagasta PLC (LON:ANTO) to sell (from neutral). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Clear Leisure losses reduce 70%; NAV stable €1.5m

20th September 2019

Clear Leasuire's loss for the six months to 30 June reduced 70% to €477,000 (H1 2018: €1.6m), with group NAV remaining stable at €1.5 million, as announced in its interim results. Finance charges were also reduced by 28% due to reduction and rescheduling of debt. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on City Pub Group Plc

20th September 2019

Berenberg today reaffirms its buy investment rating on City Pub Group Plc (LON:CPC) and cut its price target to 250p (from 270p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Anglo Pacific Group PLC

20th September 2019

Berenberg today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Anglo Pacific Group PLC (LON:APF) and raised its price target to 235p (from 226p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

7digital announces half year report; updates on new strategy

20th September 2019

7digital announces its half year results with revenues down from £9.2m to £5.6m, and gross profit falling from £6.5 to £4.1m. Loss for the year increased from £2.7m to £2.9m. The Company noted that despite the operational challenges the company faced, licensing revenue was up 5% over H1 2018. The first half has been dominated by the overhaul of the Company's strategy, further cost reduction and the raising of new funds which now allows 7digital to execute on its vision becoming the leading supplier of B2B music streaming solutions globally. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Hummingbird Resources

20th September 2019

Berenberg today initiates coverage of Hummingbird Resources (LON:HUM) with a buy investment rating and price target of 35p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Group Finance Director to leave Alumasc

20th September 2019

Alumasc has announced that Andrew Magson, Group Finance Director, has notified his intention to leave Alumasc to develop the next stage of his career outside the Group. ... Read More

Midatech Pharma wins approval to commence tumour treatment study

20th September 2019

Midatech Pharma said it had received approval to commence a study of a treatment for acromegaly and neuroendocrine tumours. The Phase 1 study would test its treatment candidate MTD201 and investigate subcutaneous administration as an additional injection route, compared to intramuscular administration. It would be conducted in 28 healthy subjects, with data expected to become available towards the end of 2019 or early in 2020. The objective was to determine the administration route for the pivotal registration study to be commenced in 2020. At 8:31am: (LON:MTPH) Midatech Pharma Plc share price was +0.83p at 6.2p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Anglo American PLC

20th September 2019

Liberum Capital today downgrades its investment rating on Anglo American PLC (LON:AAL) to sell (from hold). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Alien Metals announces binding option agreement with Windfield Metals Pty

20th September 2019

Alien Metals Limited has announcd it has entered into a binding option agreement with Windfield Metals Pty Ltd to acquire a 51% interest in two exploration licences prospective for Direct Shipping Ore in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. ... Read More

ULS Technology to take revenue hit after losing key contract

20th September 2019

Conveyancing services provider ULS Technology said it had been unsuccessful in re-tendering for an existing contract. The company said it would continue to provide services to the customer, which it didn't name, during its notice period. A relatively minor impact was expected on the results for the year through March. However, the loss of the contract was expect to have an impact of £0.4-to-£0.5m from the year through March 2021. 'The trading performance of the business otherwise continues to be robust in the face of market headwinds,' ULS said. At 8:28am: (LON:ULS) ULS Technology Plc share price was -6p at 47.5p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Rio Tinto PLC

20th September 2019

Liberum Capital today downgrades its investment rating on Rio Tinto PLC (LON:RIO) to sell (from hold). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Billing Services posts interims; further execution of business plan continues

20th September 2019

Billing Services announced its half year report with revenues down from $8.4m to $7m. ... Read More

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on

20th September 2019

Peel Hunt today reaffirms its add investment rating on (LON:MANO) and raised its price target to 500p (from 450p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk. ... Read More

Keller announces trading update; reiterates outlook for the full year

20th September 2019

Keller Group plc issued an update on trading which reiterates its existing outlook for the full year and the assumptions that underpin it. Full year revenue for 2019 is still expected to be broadly flat versus 2018, with an improvement in margin progressively driving an increase in profit. ... Read More

Oncimmune secures €8.5m credit facility from IPF Management

20th September 2019

Immunodiagnostics group Oncimmune said it had secured a new €8.5m credit facility from IPF Management. Oncimmune said it would immediately draw down an initial €5m with the remaining €3.5m to be drawn down within six months. The facility was for a four-year term, though it could be repaid early. Proceeds would be used to drive the commercial adoption of the company's EarlyCDT Lung cancer diagnosis technology. 'The facility will fund the company into 2021, giving the company a solid runway to drive the commercialisation of its products and services,' Oncimmune said. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com. ... Read More

Ascent Resources announces half year report; details change in management

20th September 2019

Ascent Resources announced its half year report, with revenue dropping off from £1,281,000 down to £242,000. Loss for the period after tax increased from £611,000 to £994,000, with closing cash on 30 June 2019 being £531,000, which included the £174,000 of restricted cash to cover a bank guarantee. During the period the Company raised £1,113,000 before costs in two equity placings in January and April 2019. ... Read More

StatPro agrees to be acquired by Confluence Technologies for £161.1m

20th September 2019

Portfolio analysis software provider StatPro said it had agreed to a £161.1m takeover bid from US-based Confluence Technologies. StatPro shareholders had been offered 230p cash for each of their shares, representing a 55% premium to their closing price on Thursday. 'The boards of directors of Confluence and StatPro believe that there are strong strategic reasons for combining the two groups with their complementary geographic reach and products, and that this combination has the potential to deliver benefits to customers and other stakeholders,' StatPro said. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com. ... Read More

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