Authoritative Independent Monthly Share Selections Using Technical & Fundamental Analysis

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December 2023

Investing in shares may lose you all or some of your money. Past performance is no indication of future performance. Some of the shares recommended here may be small company shares, which can be relatively illiquid and hard to trade and this makes such shares more risky than other investments.

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  • SRC
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  • 50p
You might expect a business like Sigmaroc, a “buy and build” owner and operator of quarries in the UK and Europe, supplying bluestone and limestone as well as other aggregates and ready mix concrete, would have been battered, given the housing market downturn. However, it’s held up pretty well with trading in line with expectations. Third quarter figures showed revenues up 7% like-for-like, largely thanks to a 11% price increase with volumes sold falling 4%. Softer residential markets have been offset by robust infrastructure and industrial minerals activity, but the main highlight was EBITDA margins improving from 20% to 22% as a result of organic improvement projects and some easing of energy costs. SigmaRoc continues to ...

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