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High on Hope but 'Neutral' for now

Breedon offers quality exposure to the consolidation opportunity in the UK heavyside market. The transformational Hope deal, led by a proven management team, provides scale and...

Dec 6 2016| Aidan Murphy , Robert Gardiner | Company Report | 64 pages
Food, beverage & pharma

An outlier that can continue to prosper

That Cranswick has prospered through a decade of deflation and static volume growth in UK food manufacturing is testament to its operational excellence and smart capital allocation. It...

Nov 9 2016| Declan Morrissey | Company Report | 25 pages
Transport & logistics

Line your pockets!

Container liners are like airlines on steroids – there is massive gearing to a yield number that, let’s be honest, is practically impossible to forecast. So why bother looking at A.P. Møller...

Dec 8 2016| Allan Smylie CFA , Ross Harvey , Stephen Furlong | Company Report | 61 pages
Markets & indices

Global markets continue to rise in December; MSCI AC world index adds 2.4% to bring 2016 advance to 6.8%

The MSCI AC world index gained 2.4% in December, capping a very strong H2. The index climbed 8.4% in the second half of the year after advancing in five of the final six months. This...

Jan 3 2017| Jim O'Neill , Laura Chambers , Jenny Campbell , Colin Richardson | Monthly Market Monitor | 23 pages
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Conviction calls for 2017: focus on growth, strength and returns

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For 2017, we are introducing the Davy Research Conviction List, comprising the highest conviction ideas from the 120 stocks we cover. Our ideas are based on deep fundamental knowledge...

Jan 3 2017| Barry Dixon | Research Report | 11 pages

UK Autumn Statement preview: time for a bold statement

This year’s Autumn Statement (Wednesday, November 23rd) provides the first opportunity for the UK government to outline a fiscal policy response to Brexit. The job of closing the...

Nov 21 2016| David McNamara , Robert Gardiner | Davy Economics Monthly | 11 pages

Budget 2017 as expected; Help-to-Buy unveiled

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Budget 2017 measures were broadly as expected – a €1.3bn giveaway, split 3:1 in favour of spending rises over tax cuts. The deficit is expected to fall to 0.9% of GDP in 2016 and 0.4% in...

Oct 11 2016| Conall Mac Coille , David McNamara | Irish Economy | 4 pages