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|17Jan17 09:30||RNS||Issue of Convertible Loan Notes to raise GBP £1M|
|23Dec16 07:00||RNS||Shareholder Conference Call|
|21Dec16 07:30||RNS||Suspension - Alecto Minerals Plc|
|21Dec16 07:00||RNS||Proposed Acquisition of Copper Mine, Botswana|
|28Nov16 07:00||RNS||Kossanto East JV Update|
|17Nov16 07:00||RNS||Update on Matala Mine financing|
|30Sep16 07:01||RNS||Interim Results|
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SP Angel – Morning View
17 Jan 17
Anglo Asian Mining* (AAZ LN) Hold – 22p, Q4 Operations Update | Alecto Minerals (ALO LN) Suspended – Alecto agrees to pay 20% rate on convertible loan notes plus additional fees | Asiamet Resources (ARS LN) – Drilling shows good high-grade copper intersections close to surface | Strategic Minerals* (SML LN) – Sales rise by 24%
17 Nov 16
"The Fed's Patrick Harker yesterday spelt out just how complex policy on interest rates has now become. Janet Yellen's own testimony this afternoon, which is seen as key to December's FOMC decision, will have to grapple with all the new uncertainties injected by the President-elect, ranging from regressive tax cuts, booming infrastructure spending, financial deregulation and cuts in federal spending. No easy task, even if the markets appear more convinced than ever that the first hike since 2006 will be delivered next month and that this will be the first of a series of such moves over the subsequent 18 or so months as inflation climbs. The recent phase of asset repricing, nevertheless, took a breather yesterday, with all principal markets making only fractional movements. The Dow Jones broke its record run to drift into the red as financials retrenched, while momentum in technology stocks meant the NASDAQ still managed to close modestly up. Asia also put in just marginal movements across the board, as oil prices went lower on weekly data detailing a large rise in inventories, while the Bank of Japan surprised traders with its plans to buy unlimited JGBs at fixed rates in its latest daily market operation. The latter, of course, being seen as it effort to ensure domestic rates do not find themselves shackled to the US T-bill's upward movements. Today, the UK is due to release retail sales figures while the CML provides mortgage lending data; Eurozone inflation numbers are also expected this morning. Clearly the principal event of the day, however, will be Janet Yellen's Testimony on Capitol Hill which is due to commence at 10:00hrs EST and likely overshadow speeches also due from the Fed's William Dudley and Lael Brainard; the US is due to release inflation, weekly jobless claims and export statistics this afternoon as well. Another busy day for UK corporates, with earnings or trading updates scheduled from the likes of CRH (CRH.L), Great Portland Estates (GPOR.L), Johnson Matthey (JMAT.L), Kier Group (KIER.L), Premier Oil (PMO.L), Royal Mail (RMG.L), Shanks (SKS.L), Ted Baker (TED.L), TT Electronics (TTG.L) and Watkin Jones (WJG.L). The FTSE-100 is expected to open virtually unchanged." - Barry Gibb, Research Analyst
Transitioning from explorer to miner
22 Jul 16
Alecto's acquisition of the Matala and Dunrobin gold mines was a genuinely transformational transaction. Alecto is now a Zambian focused mine developer with a 760Koz decent grade resource and a 25 year mining lease. Its West African projects are no longer the operational focus and will be progressed by JV partners such as Randgold.
18 May 16
"London equities are expected to give back part of yesterday's gains, with the FTSE-100 seen opening some 15 points down. US interest rates returned to focus overnight as three influential Federal Reserve officials, following numerous encouraging economic releases together with the recent surge in oil prices, suggested the central bank could raise short-term interest rates at its meeting next month, a view that contrasts with the broader opinion of market forecasters who consider such a move more likely during Q4. While all principal US indices fell back, Asia was again mixed. The Nikkei rose on data showing Japan's economy had rebounded sharply in the first quarter, but Shenzhen and Hong Kong shares declined after a top Chinese official made no mention of an anticipated trading link between the two cities. This morning's Unemployment figures and the Queen's speech are awaited in the UK, while investors are braced for the US weekly petroleum status report and the Federal Reserve FOMC release minutes this afternoon. Results are due from SABMiller, SSE and Burberry." - Barry Gibb, Research Analyst
20 Feb 17
Hayward Tyler Group* (HAYT): Trading update and financial position (CORP) | Petra Diamonds (PDL): Interim results (BUY) | Gemfields* (GEM): Interim results (CORP) | Premaitha Health* (NIPT): Middle East momentum (CORP) | Sound Energy (SOU): Acquisition update and TE-8 well spud (HOLD) | Proactis* (PHD): Interim trading on track (CORP) | 7digital* (7DIG): Automotive contract win (CORP)
The Slide Rule
12 Jan 17
What is The Slide Rule? The Slide Rule has been designed to dramatically simplify the identification of the best companies in the UK small/mid-cap sector by making a quantitative assessment of the relative potential of each company. At its core, The Slide Rule aims to identify those companies that create genuine shareholder value through strong returns on capital and solid growth, but also present a value opportunity with the potential tailwind of earnings momentum. Companies are assessed within a Quality, Value, Growth and Momentum (QVGM) framework.
Opuama production restarts
21 Feb 17
Eland has confirmed the successful restart of exports from OML 40 through the new shipping alternative that it has implemented. Sales from the export terminal are expected imminently, re-establishing cash generation for Eland. Cash at YE16 was US$11.1m which has since reduced to US$5.9m, mainly reflecting initial operating expenses for the shipping alternative. While it is early days, Eland has demonstrated its ability to restart exports and production from OML 40 following the shut-down of the Forcados terminal a year ago. Production to date is averaging around 7kbd and we expect that to ramp up as Opuama operational performance improves. At US$55/bbl Brent, we estimate Eland is generating a net cash margin of around US$25/bbl. We reiterate our Buy recommendation and 95p per share Target Price.
Small Cap Breakfast
24 Feb 17
GBGI—Schedule One update from integrated provider of international benefits insurance. Raising £32m at 150p. Admission expected tomorrow. Anglo African Oil & Gas— Admission expected early March. Acquiring stake in producing near offshore field in the Republic of the Congo. Guinness Oil & Gas Exploration—Publication of prospectus. Seeking to raise £50m and invest in 15 exploration companies at launch, with plans to grow the portfolio to 30 positions during its lifetime. Issue closing 23 Feb.
Operating update and shareholder activism
15 Feb 17
December and January have seen the emergence of shareholder activism at Bowleven (BLVN), bringing its strategy and management into greater focus. Its largest shareholder (Crown Ocean Capital, COC) evolved from being a supportive shareholder to voting against a number of resolutions at the December AGM, to recently calling for the widespread removal of the board and a radically different company structure. Operationally, the company reports that a new development concept is under review by the stakeholders in Etinde, where production would be piped to existing gas processing facilities in Equatorial Guinea. Such a solution would (if approved) require significantly less capex and could be brought online relatively quickly vs other solutions (fertiliser, FLNG, gas to power). We leave our valuation largely unchanged, save for a revision to cash holding to reflect the recent operational update. Our new core NAV is 49p/share.