Author stories Proactiveinvestors Author stories RSS feed en Mon, 29 May 2017 20:02:33 +0100 Genera CMS (Proactiveinvestors) (Proactiveinvestors) Fevertree goes flat as founder cashes in £73mln worth of shares Mon, 29 May 2017 06:45:00 +0100 FairFX on track to post a maiden net profit in 2017 Fri, 19 May 2017 15:30:00 +0100 Revolution Bars blames new sites as it lowers full-year guidance Fri, 19 May 2017 15:40:00 +0100 FairFX shares buoyed by Sir Stelios tie-up Fri, 19 May 2017 08:25:00 +0100 Iofina increases revenues and turns a profit despite industry challenges Fri, 19 May 2017 08:04:00 +0100 Manchester United on track for record revenues as it ups full-year guidance Tue, 16 May 2017 14:11:00 +0100 Not such a sweet year for Premier Foods as profits slide Tue, 16 May 2017 09:05:00 +0100 easyJet posts record first-half loss but bets big on turnaround in fortunes Tue, 16 May 2017 11:36:00 +0100 OptiBiotix excited at high level of interest in its products Tue, 16 May 2017 07:42:00 +0100 Ford inches higher as reports surface that it plans to cut 10% of its workforce Tue, 16 May 2017 12:19:00 +0100 ‘Exciting’ EVR Holdings could add 60% in two months Technical analyst Zak Mir tells the Proactive Investors Bulletin Board that virtual reality specialist EVR Holdings PLC (LON:EVRH) can add 60% to its share price over the coming two or three months.

“The floor of the [rising] channel is currently running towards 9p and at least while we’re above that we could hit the top of the September trench channel of 16p over the next couple of months,” Mir explains.

“At this stage, only back below the 50-day moving average of 7.3p currently would only begin to suggest there was a delay in the upside scenario.”

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:30:00 +0000
Kodal Minerals to re-test 0.5p level as long as it stays above this number Technical analyst Zak Mir reckons the Kodal Minerals PLC (LON:KOD) share price can head back up to its recent highs of 0.5p and above in the coming months.

“Shares have surged through the 0.2p level to start 2017 [and there is] likely support back towards the 0.2p to 0.5p range,” he explains.

“Only back below 0.2p really delaying the bull argument and a potential re-test of the 0.5p+ zone.”

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:35:00 +0000
Despite cautious outlook, Zak Mir tips Thomas Cook to soar towards £1 Despite the cautious outlook from Thomas Cook Group PLC (LON:TCG) in yesterday’s first quarter results, Zak Mir reckons shares in the travel operator could still head towards the £1 zone in the coming weeks.

“The summer was really the low point for the stock breaking back above the 50-day moving average in August and it’s been guided by that line ever since,” Mir explains in the latest Proactive Investors Bulletin Board segment.

“[The stock is] in a rising trend channel from June with the top of the channel heading towards 100p and that’s the target on a technical basis while we hold above the floor of the channel towards the 80p level.”

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:20:00 +0000
SSE has support and can power 10% higher British energy supplier SSE plc (LON:SSE) saw its share price dip following an underwhelming half-year report at the start of the month, but could it be ready to kick on from here?

Technical analyst Zak Mir certainly thinks so, and is tipping the stock to add the best part of £2 to its price over the next couple of months.

“You can see that the shares have been sideways in a range between 1350p and 1650p. At the moment we’ve bounced a support line from February at 1450p,” he explains in the latest segment of the TIP TV Proactive Investors Bulletin Board series.

“One would be looking for recovery towards that 1650p range.”

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:00 +0000
Alba Mineral Resources in ‘recovery mode’ which could see it add 30% Shares in Alba Mineral Resources PLC (LON:ALBA) have been on the rise since the summer and could add another 30% in the coming weeks and months, according to Zak ‘King of Charts’ Mir.

“At the moment it looks like Alba is in recovery mode,” Mir explains in the latest segment of the Proactive Investors TIP TV Bulletin Board series.

“We’ve had a golden cross buy signal for the shares between the 50-day and 200-day moving averages earlier in November… [which] is normally a longer-term buy signal.”

A golden cross is generally viewed as a bullish sign and is when a stock’s short-term moving average breaks above the long-term moving average.

Mir reckons the junior explorer could now be set to build on its recent rally by adding another 0.1p or so.

“The target there at the top of that June channel is up to 0.45p and that’s valid while there’s no break back below the 200-day moving average.”

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 10:20:00 +0000
Greene King share price dip bottoming out, so time to go long Greene King PLC’s (LON:GNK) share price could be set to stop its recent, with Zak Mir expecting the stock to bottom out soon and then take a turn for the better.

“As far as the technicals are concerned, cautiously buying towards the 700p level,” Mir explains in the latest segment of the TIP TV Proactive Investors Bulletin Board.

He does add that it might be worth waiting until after the brewery’s interim results which are due out this Wednesday (30 November).

“Is there much incentive to go long over the shares ahead of such a binary type of result?,” Mir asks.

“They could be full of good cheer or they could be full of misery, so it’s probably worth waiting on that.”

On a separate but related issue, Mir bemoaned the potential 30p hike in beer prices after pub bosses warned inflation and soaring business costs they could force to up the price of a pint.

“It’s ridiculous. What, have you got to be a millionaire to go to the pub now?”

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:54:00 +0000
The Gold Cup: Which horse should you be backing? There are a couple of big races this weekend, starting with the Hennessey Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday at 15.10.

Mark ‘The Couch’ Winstanley reckons punters should have a flutter on Native River which is around the 5/1 mark with most bookmakers.

“This horse is a second season chaser and it ran over hurdles the other day to preserve a nice handicap mark, so it’ll do for me,” The Couch says.

“He’s older than Arsene Wenger I’m afraid, and like him, he’s not going to win anything this year.”

Onto the next race which immediately follows the Gold Cup, the 3.45 at Newbury and The Couch thinks favourite Grey Gold will romp to victory.

“It won the race last year on its first time up from marker 147.

“It runs in the same race this year off marker 149. You don’t have to have been to a public school to realise it’s been laid out for this, and I think it’ll take world of beating.”

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:42:00 +0000
The Battle of the Bridge: What the bookies think The big game this week is of the course the Chelsea vs Tottenham in the ‘Battle of the Bridge’, which got its name following the fiery encounter between the two sides back in May.

Twelve cards were dished out in that match which ended in a 2-2 draw, and the sensible money might be on a similar event this time around.

Ladbrokes' Alex Odonohue says: “We’re 9/4 that a red card gets shown in this game. Spurs are 9/2 to have a player sent off, with Chelsea 6/1, so it’s certainly going to be pretty tasty.”

In terms of who might win, Odonohue adds that Chelsea are the clear favourites at 8/11, with Spurs further adrift at 4/1.

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:15:00 +0000
Wayne Rooney a "modern day phenomenon", claims Richard Keys BeIn Sports pundit Richard Keys thinks Wayne Rooney deserves more respect after insisting that he will go on to be one of the true greats of English football.

“I thought Rooney was terrific on Thursday night [against Feyenoord],” he said in a TIP TV segment for Proactive.

“He’s now Man United’s leading goal scorer in Europe, he’ll end up as their leading goal scorer full stop. England’s leading goal scorer [and] probably England’s record caps holder.

“He’s a modern day phenomenon,” the broadcaster adds.

Keys also gives his thoughts on the wedding saga that Rooney has found himself in the middle of in recent weeks.

Keys delivers his verdict on Spurs’ title chances after they bowed out of the Champions League earlier this week, as well as how he thinks Arsenal will fare this season.

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:20:00 +0000
Any weakness in HSBC shares would make it a “technical buy”, says analyst Any weakness in the share price of banking giant HSBC (LON:HSBA) should be seen as a buying opportunity, according to the King of Charts Zak Mir.

As part of the latest episode of the TIP TV Proactive Investors Bulletin Board series, Mir also tells investors that the stock is on track to continue its post-Brexit rally and add another 40p or so to its share price before Christmas.

“It’s been in strong recovery mode since July,” the technical analyst explains.

“We had a break through the 200-day then at around £4.70 and the shares have been in a rising trend channel ever since then, remaining totally above the 50-day moving average at 607p.

“The target here over the next month or so is as high as 680p which is the top of the 2016 channel. Any dips towards the 20-day moving average of 622p are regarded as a technical buy opportunity.”

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:40:00 +0000
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