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Market report: Slow progress at Sainsbury, Burberry and Astra up, but warning hits recycler Renewi

Supermarket chain Sainsbury (SBRY) reported a hefty slump in half year profits as it continues to grapple with stiff competitive pressures. Pre-tax profits fell from £220m a year ago to £132m in the six months to 22 September with like-for-like sales barely making any progress, up just 0.6%. The supermarket group blamed the drop in profits on a number of charges, including the integration of ...

The guru playbook: How to apply the same strategies as Warren Buffett and other famous investors 

Many investors are fascinated by how certain investors got to be so famous, searching for the special formula that made the likes of Warren Buffett and Philip Fisher so rich. Well now’s your chance to mimic their approach and apply their proven methodology to today’s market. We show you two ways to deploy their process. The first uses stock screeners built using Stockopedia’s ...

Shares in Auto Trader top the FTSE 250 leaderboard as it beats earnings forecasts

Car listings website Auto Trader (AUTO) is the top riser on the FTSE following a well-received set of full year results. Earnings for the year to 31 March are slightly ahead of expectations and the shares advance 8.4% to 383.8p. Significantly, although explicit guidance is not given, some analysts believe average revenue per advertiser (ARPR) could be higher than existing forecasts in the ...

Adapt or die: The companies forced to transform as technology and markets evolve

Nothing stays the same forever and the best companies are those which are flexible and innovative enough to adapt. Without this capacity they risk becoming obsolete and are likely to face a steady decline in profit and cash flow until they eventually go bust or the remaining viable bits of the business are broken up and sold. The guiding motto of Andrew Grove, the man behind the rise of US ...
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