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United Utilities raises dividends despite dip in profits

As United Utilities publishes its half-year results, Ian Forrest, Investment Analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

UK plc dividend cover crumbles as profits plunge

Dividend cover for the index of 350 leading shares, a measure of how affordable and sustainable company dividends are, has hit a near six year low, according to new research by The Share Centre.

Personal investors own 30.6% of AIM listed companies

In light of yesterday’s ONS statistics bulletin highlighting the percentage of AIM shares belonging to individuals, Darren Cornish, Director of Customer Experience at The Share Centre, comments on what this means for personal investors.

Booker gets green light to acquire Musgrave Retail Partners

As Booker updates the market Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what this mean for investors.

Investor bets are on Paddy Power-Betfair merger

As Paddy Power and Betfair announce potential merger plans, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it could mean for investors.

One in three over 50s turning to the stock market to help fund retirement

The over 50s are keeping a close eye on the stock market to make some money when they’ve stopped working as one in three have bought shares in a company to help fund their retirement, according to research by Saga Share Direct.

Persimmon sees profits and revenues rise thanks to a strong UK housing market

As Persimmon reports its H1 results Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

Investors pleased with healthy Travis Perkins results

As Travis Perkins reports its interim results, Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

Investors advised to ‘buy’ Sports Direct as it beats market expectations

Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what this means for investors.

Revenue spike in Q3 means Wolseley is recommended as a ‘buy’ for investors

As Wolseley reports its Q3 results Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

No surprise for investors as Kingfisher meets analysts’ expectations

As Kingfisher reports its first quarter, Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

easyJet recommended as a ‘buy’ as Q2 profits fly sky high

As easyJet reports its first half results, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

3 ways to invest: Pick stocks, buy a fund, own a portfolio

3 ways to invest: Pick stocks, buy a fund, own a portfolio

Whether you’re looking to invest a small or large amount of money, there are many ways to go about it. Navigating the stock market can be a great way to give your bank balance a boost and save for the future. Here are three options to consider when investing.

EasyJet trading update provides good news for investors

As EasyJet announced its second quarter trading update, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it mean for investors.

Weir recommended as a ‘hold’ for investors as 2015 outlook looks bleak

As Weir reports its full year results Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what this mean for investors.