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Judges Scientific - Capital Network: Interim Results


1H 2017 INTERIM RESULTS Judges Scientific Plc (LON:JDG) reported strong 1H 2017 results delivering record figures across revenues, adjusted profit before tax, adjusted earnings per share, and dividends. The management expects to meet the current market consensus for FY2017 earnings thanks to ongoing order intake recovery driving organic growth. ■ Strong demand...

Published: 12:05, 20 Sep 2017

Green Dragon Gas - Capital Network: Alignment of Interests between Partners in GSS and GSN


Green Dragon Gas Ltd (LON:GDG) announced that it has finalised agreements with CUCBM, a subsidiary of CNOOC and Green Dragon Gas Ltd (LON:GDG) partner in the GSS and GSN Blocks, which conclude eight years of discussions regarding Green Dragon Gas Ltd (LON:GDG) interest in the wells historically drilled by CUCBM in the two Blocks. These agreements confirm the respective...

Published: 11:10, 20 Sep 2017

Corero Network Security PLC - Capital Network: Gathering Pace


YEAR-TO-DATE PROGRESSING STRONGLY Corero Network Security Plc (LON:CNS) H1 results release (14/092017) showed strong progress, with revenue up 51% for the flagship SmartWall product. Perhaps even more importantly the recurring revenue element for SmartWall was up 177%. This reinforces the growth profile going forward because licence fee income grows cumulatively as...

Published: 14:44, 15 Sep 2017

Zenith Energy Ltd – Capital Network: Valuable Oil Redevelopment Play in Azerbaijan


Zenith Energy Ltd (LON:ZEN) (Zenith) is an oil and gas production company incorporated in Canada and dual-listed in London and Toronto. Zenith’s strategy of investing in low costs producing assets with relatively material upside potential, culminated in the recent award of a PSA in Azerbaijan for the redevelopment of mature onshore assets with potentially material...

Published: 10:12, 12 Sep 2017

Genel Energy PLC (GENL.L) - Capital Network - Good Time to Revisit the Equity Story


Genel Energy PLC (Genel) is a London-listed oil and gas production company with assets in the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq (KRI), Somaliland and Morocco. Political instability in Iraq and the rise of ISIS created a particularly challenging stock market sentiment for companies active in the region, such as Genel Energy PLC, with concerns about security compounding...

Published: 10:03, 08 Sep 2017

Proactis Holdings Plc (LON:PHD) – Capital Network: Entering the Big League


Proactis Holdings Plc (LON:PHD) is a provider of software for Spend Control and eProcurement, systems which are used by most large organisations to manage the way they transact with their supplier base. In recent years Proactis Holdings Plc (LON:PHD) has been gaining market share, within a growing market, delivering a 35% CAGR in revenues, and 62% in EPS.

Published: 13:34, 07 Sep 2017

Morses Club PLC (LON:MCL) - Capital Network: New Debt Facilities


Morses Club PLC (LON:MCL) is the number two player in the well-established UK non-standard credit market, with a clear opportunity to take advantage of changes in the market to grow revenues and earnings. Home collected credit (HCC), often referred to as doorstep lending, has been around for decades, and despite the advent of the digital age looks likely to remain...

Published: 12:20, 06 Sep 2017

Genel Energy PLC – Capital Network: Good Time to Revisit the Equity Story


Genel Energy PLC (LON:GENL) is a London-listed oil and gas production company with assets in the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq (KRI), Somaliland and Morocco. Political instability in Iraq and the rise of ISIS created a particularly challenging stock market sentiment for companies active in the region, such as Genel Energy PLC (LON:GENL), with concerns about security...

Published: 10:14, 30 Aug 2017

Transformation to Vanadium Player


+ Surging Vanadium price briefly enlivened the prospects of producers and wannabes in the sub-space + The purchase of the Vametco assets from Evraz propels Bushveld directly into the producer space + Higher Vanadium prices have enhanced the profitability of Vametco’s operations with plans being implemented to increase production...

Published: 09:00, 30 Aug 2017

Empresaria Group plc : Capital Network : Continuing the Run of Strong Results


STRONG PROGRESS – VERSUS MIXED SECTOR BACKGROUND Empresaria’s H1 results confirm the message of July’s trading update, and the outlook for the full year – continued growth in Net Fee Income (NFI) and EPS. Net Fee Income was up 26% (17% at constant FX), adj. Operating Profit +23% (9% at constant FX). This has been delivered against a mixed background for the wider...

Published: 09:52, 22 Aug 2017

Green Dragon Gas – Capital Network: NDRC Approval will Shorten lead up to Commercialisation


Green Dragon Gas (GDG) announced that the China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has approved a Project Code for the Overall Development Plan (ODP) on the Greka Shizhuang South Zaoyuan portion of the Main Block (GSS), concluding that the ODP does not require an approval process and only needs to be registered. Management reckon this approval will...

Published: 09:17, 01 Aug 2017

Medgold Resources - Capital Network: Well Funded Early Stage Gold Explorer


Medgold Resources Corp. (MED.CVE) is a European-focused TSX-V listed exploration and development company targeting gold properties in central and southern Serbia. The company is run by a highly experienced management team with a successful track record of building value in resource companies. Medgold is aiming to become a leading European gold company. REASONS TO...

Published: 13:16, 31 Jul 2017

Haydale Graphene Industries – Capital Network: The Tipping Point


The nanomaterials market is transitioning from a concept technology to commercial applications. Haydale (LON:HAYD) specialises in the integration of nanomaterials into commercial and industrial technologies. We argue that this is a good position to occupy within the value chain – exposed to end market growth but not exposed (negatively) to the likely future price...

Published: 10:15, 27 Jul 2017

PCF Group - Capital Network: Raising Retail Deposits will be Game Changer


Substantial growth in new business forecasted by management; the current customer portfolio stands at £128m which management expect to grow to £350m in 3 years and to £750m in 5 years across both Consumer and Business Finance divisions. The returns guidance is very positive with ROAA (Return on Average Assets) targeted at 2.5% and ROE (Return on Equity) targeted at...

Published: 15:31, 26 Jul 2017

Solo Oil – Capital Network: Risked Value Represents Significant Upside


Solo Oil Plc (“Solo”) is a London (AIM) listed oil and gas investment company engaged in the acquisition and development of a diverse global portfolio of oil and gas assets. The company has a core portfolio of non-operated assets in Tanzania, including a stake in the prolific Ruvuma Basin, an interest in the producing Kiliwani North gas development on the Songo Songo...

Published: 10:07, 25 Jul 2017

BOS GLOBAL - Capital Network: Progress on Track


The BOS GLOBAL share price rose from 3p to 19p during the 6 months Nov 2016 – May 2017, but has since fallen back to 8.6p. Whilst volatility is not unusual as a tech company progresses from start-up to commercialisation, we felt it’s a good time to review events.

Published: 14:22, 19 Jul 2017

NQ Minerals Plc - Capital Network: Company Changing Acquisition


NQ Minerals is a London listed (NEX exchange) minerals exploration and development company. The company holds advanced exploration projects in North Queensland in Australia; but the key focus for investors should be their recent acquisition of the Hellyer Tailings project in Tasmania, Australia, which has the potential to see the company be strongly cash generative in...

Published: 11:42, 14 Jul 2017

Corero Network Security - Capital Network: Delivering Results in Real-Time


Corero Network Security (CNS.LON) provides protection against Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, through its SmartWall Threat Defence System. The largest customer groups are Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and hosting service providers. The SmartWall system is differentiated from its peers by its ability to apply a DDoS mitigation solution in real-time,...

Published: 10:40, 11 Jul 2017

BB Healthcare Trust - Capital Network: High-Conviction Global Healthcare Opportunities


Building on the expertise acquired with BB Biotech, the largest European biotech investment trust with over $3 billion under management and 25-year track record, in December 2016 Bellevue Asset Management launched the BB Healthcare trust (BBH.LON), a highly differentiated product in the market of actively managed funds.

Published: 11:52, 10 Jul 2017

Plastics Capital Plc - Capital Network: Gearing up for Growth


Plastics Capital (PLA.LON) has reported FY results which are closely in line with our expectations (see table below). The company delivered 29.5% revenue growth and 6.5% earnings growth, reflecting M&A and organic improvement, but offset by the cost of fixing operational issues at the Palagan films business and new P&L investments for future growth elsewhere in...

Published: 09:43, 03 Jul 2017

Thor Mining - Capital Network: Poised for Development


Thor Mining (THR.LON) is an exploration and development company with an advanced tungsten/molybdenum project poised for development; and exciting lithium and tungsten exploration projects. Thor is listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in London and the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).

Published: 15:21, 26 Jun 2017

Capital Network: Greatland Gold has a suite of exploration assets in Australia


Agreement with a global major: Global major gold miner, Newmont, has recently entered into an agreement with Greatland (GGP.LON) such that Newmont will have access to Greatland’s Ernest Giles gold project for a period of 6 months, and is able to apply their proprietary exploration methods (which, we understand, are ideally suited for identifying large gold systems under...

Published: 08:38, 26 Jun 2017

Genedrive - Capital Network: Ready to launch the first point-of-care HepC test


genedrive (GDR.LON), an emerging UK medtech company, focuses on the development and commercialization of an innovative, point-of-care diagnostic system, also called Genedrive® (in this report, "genedrive" (GDR.LON) refers to the company, whereas "Genedrive®" indicates the product). genedrive (GDR.LON) is poised to become the first company to launch a decentralized...

Published: 12:35, 15 Jun 2017