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Stocks to watch over the next 7 days: Persimmon, Taylor Wimpey, ITV, Rivian and Salesforce

All eyes on earnings and dividends as housebuilders report next monthInvestors will be hoping activity picks up and payouts are at least maintainedAfter analysts at Deutsche Bank recently cut their recommendations on four leading housebuilders, investors will be keen to hear from Persimmon (PSN) and Taylor Wimpey (TW.).Persimmon, which reports full-year earnings on 1 March, revealed in November it

Electric vehicle craze and tougher safety laws should fuel AB Dynamics earnings

The automotive sector is in flux amid a transition to electric and hybrid vehicles as well as developments in assisted driving technology and frequent changes in safety and regulatory standards. That's good news for UK engineering champion AB Dynamics (ABDP:AIM) which is one of the best performing AIM companies of the last decade.If you invested £1,000 when the company floated in May 2013, you wo

Director Deals: CentralNic, Domino's Pizza and Dunelm directors top up their holdings

- CentralNic non-executive buys after upgrades- Domino's director adds to his stake- Jet2 mogul jettisons £38m of sharesAs we approach the year-end, we thought it might be instructive to see which directors have been most active in buying - and selling - their companies' shares.Using the Director Deals function on the Shares website, we ranked the most active directors over the last three and 12

Supposedly dull software firm Alfa Financial has added more than £80m to its value, what's going on?

Investors are certainly seeing the glass half full when it comes to UK asset and consumer finance industry software supplier Alfa Financial (ALFA), for today at least.Beating full year forecasts will typically do that. 'Revenues in line and adjusted profit across a number of measures 10% to 15% better than our forecasts', admit analysts at broker Numis Securities today.You can read the detailed nu

Alfa Financial has a lot to prove after disastrous start to life on the stock market

In little more than a year Alfa Financial Software (ALFA) has gone from cherished FTSE 250 technology luminary to virtual stock market leper.In a similar vein to Sir Richard Branson's quip about how to become a millionaire (start with a billion, then buy an airline), owning shares in Alfa Financial have, thus far, been a ticket to the poor house.Founded by executive chairman Andrew Page in 1990, A

Market report: WPP growth slump shows scale of job for new boss, DS Smith and Redrow upbeat

Shares in the world's biggest advertising agency WPP (WPP) plunge more than 7% to £11.88 in early trade on Tuesday, heading the FTSE 100 loser board, after posting lower revenues in its first half results.The group, which confirmed Mark Read as its new chief executive yesterday, also raised its sales expectations for the full year, not that investors are giving it much credit for doing so.Read ta
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