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Stock of the Week

Video series on the shares owned by the Top Stocks fund managers

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Stressed Shire shares could make a comeback

It's been a tough week and year for former Citywire Top Stock Shire (SHP.L) but analysts and fund managers are convinced of the drug company's underlying strengths.

Stressed Shire shares could make a comeback

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 29, 2012 at 16:30

It's been a tough week and year for former Citywire Top Stock Shire (SHP.L) but analysts and fund managers are convinced of the drug company's underlying strengths.

Previously on Stock of the Week

Stock of the Week: is Weir the Rolls Royce of mining?

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 22, 2012 at 17:26

Could service contracts be the key to a recovery in Weir (WEIR.L), the pump and valves maker whose shares have slid 25% this year?

Why I finally bought shares in Unilever

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 14, 2012 at 09:00

Bad market conditions gave me the opportunity to bag some shares in Unilever (ULVR.L), the consumer products giant.

Why Asia-focused Prudential beats other insurers

by Gavin Lumsden on May 15, 2012 at 16:38

Prudential's first quarter results showed it storming ahead of its rivals.

Why you should have a closer look at Micro Focus shares

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 28, 2012 at 12:00

Micro Focus International (MCRO.L), the business software provider, is in focus after more share buying by Derek Stuart of Artemis.

Tullow Oil raises high expectations among shareholders

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 17, 2012 at 00:01

Tullow Oil delivered blockbuster results for 2011. Can the Citywire Top Stock continue to keep investors happy?

What Cookson Group says about the state of the market

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 08, 2012 at 15:33

A look at the stock market from both ends of the telescope in light of the recent results of Citywire Top Stock Cookson Group (CKSN.L).

Why ITV shares are worth watching

by Gavin Lumsden on Mar 01, 2012 at 17:20

ITV's impressive full-year results confirmed why the commercial broadcaster (ITV.L) entered Citywire Top Stocks® last month.

Rolls-Royce roars, but have the shares gone too high?

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 17, 2012 at 10:10

A look at Rolls-Royce (RR.L), the iconic engine maker and emblem of Britain's engineering heritage, which has entered Citywire Top Stocks®.

GlaxoSmithKline: why I like this 'big and boring' share

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 10, 2012 at 15:08

As a newbie share buyer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) is my kind of stock.

Why DS Smith shares jumped out of their box with SCA bid

by Gavin Lumsden on Jan 20, 2012 at 16:20

Shares in DS Smith have responded well to the packaging specialist's 'transformational' £1.3 billion bid for a Swedish rival this week, although the deal is not without risks.

Pearson: goodbye FTSE, hello future

by Gavin Lumsden on Dec 16, 2011 at 17:13

Pearson (PSON.L), the Financial Times to Penguin publisher, has a shrewd idea where it's going as this week's sale of a stake in FTSE International showed.

Howden Joinery: a dropout you should not ignore

by Gavin Lumsden on Dec 09, 2011 at 15:19

The kitchen manufacturer and distributor emerged from the collapse of MFI and, despite the downturn, is going from strength to strength.

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