Forget the FTSE 100! I’d go for this small-cap’s 6% dividend and growth potential

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Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Enter Your Email Address Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Several big FTSE 100 companies pay large dividends yielding 5% or above, but often the potential for those dividends to grow is limited. However, some small-cap companies have big dividend yields too. And sometimes they have greater potential for growth in both the dividend and the share price.I reckon diversified industrial and property services provider Hargreaves Services (LSE: HSP) is a good example. City analysts following the company expect impressive increases in earnings and shareholder dividend payments over the next couple of years, and potentially beyond that. If things work out well, the share price could rise too.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Recovery and growthWith the shares at 311p, the forward-looking dividend yield for the trading year to May 2021 is running above 6% and the earnings multiple is just over 15. And I think the valuation anticipates further recovery from what chairman Roger McDowell describes in today’s half-year report as “challenges” faced by the firm in the year to May 2019.The half-time figures reveal to us that underlying earnings per share rose by 18.5% compared to the equivalent period the year before. But the company has been busy with acquisitions and disposals, which puts the business in a state of flux. However, that situation is a big part of the attraction because the potential for growth is building, in my view. For now though, the directors held the interim dividend flat.Net debt increased in the period by just over 21% to almost £35m, not including lease liabilities, because of increased inventory levels, which strikes me as being a manageable level for the firm. Meanwhile, its activities in its Distribution and Services division delivered 77% of overall profit before tax in the period. Some 13% came from the company’s German associate HRMS, 8% from unallocated and legacy businesses, and just 2% from Land.Big potentialBut the directors see big potential in the land assets. After “a series” of strategic acquisitions, the land portfolio in the UK  amounts to around 15,000 acres. The directors plan to add value to the land by developing it. My guess is that the division could deliver a bigger share of company profits later.McDowell explained in the report that the directors are focusing on delivering “reliable and growing” profits from the distribution and servicing businesses owned by the company. They also want to “unlock” capital from the division, which should allow “strong cash returns to shareholders” alongside investment in the growth of Hargreaves Land.Meanwhile, McDowell said the German associate has “the full support” of the Hargreaves directors as it develops from a pure trading business into supplying and recycling specialist raw materials for the German manufacturing sector. I like the look of this firm and can see decent potential for an investment in the shares. I’m tempted.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Forget the FTSE 100! I’d go for this small-cap’s 6% dividend and growth potential Kevin Godbold | Wednesday, 29th January, 2020 | More on: HSP Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! See all posts by Kevin Godbold I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.last_img read more

UK leads European Internet penetration

 16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 1 February 2001 | News Advertisement UK leads European Internet penetration Britons own more home PCs and access the Internet more than any other nation in Europe, according to BMRB’s TGI Europa report. Internet penetration in the UK is 28.8%, with 43.5% ownership of home PCs, compared to 18.3% and 32.5% in Germany. However, Britons spent less time online than their European counterparts.Find out more from BMRB. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

New Service Expands Broadband Connectivity for Grant County

first_img Facebook Twitter When customers travel outside of a 4G LTE coverage area inIndianaor elsewhere, the devices automatically connect to Verizon Wireless’ 3G network, enabling customers to stay connected from coast to coast. Verizon Wireless’ 3G network is the largest, most reliable network in the country and allows customers in 3G coverage areas who purchase 4G LTE devices today to take advantage of 4G LTE speeds when the faster network becomes available in their areas. The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network was named “Fastest 4G Network Yet” by Popular Science’s 2011 Best of What’s New Awards, and was also ranked No. 1 on PC World’s 100 Best Products of 2011. For more information about Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/lte. Facebook Twitter New Service Expands Broadband Connectivity for Grant County Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation’s largest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network, has activated its 4G LTE service in Marion, allowing businesses, farmers, and residents to tap into the nation’s fastest wireless network that now covers two-thirds of the U.S. population in 230 markets.“Verizon’s expansion of the 4G LTE network inMarionis an asset to our economic development,” said Marion Mayor Wayne Seybold. “I am very excited and pleased thatMarionis part of the growing list of cities for coverage.” InIndiana, Verizon now has expanded 4G LTE to cover more than 70Indianacities and towns. With these expansions, Verizon’s 4G LTE network now covers nearly all ofGrantCounty. Verizon Wireless has invested more than $1.3 billion in itsIndiananetwork since 2000, including $159 million in 2011 alone, to increase coverage and capacity on behalf of its customers. SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News New Service Expands Broadband Connectivity for Grant Countycenter_img Previous articleMF Global Trustee May File Civil SuitsNext articleFull Launch of Genuity SmartStax RIB Complete Gary Truitt Source: Verizon Wireless By Gary Truitt – Apr 16, 2012 Within Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE service area, Verizon customers with 4G LTE-enabled devices can stream video, share music and photos, surf the Web and download files at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks. For businesses utilizing the network, the increasing spread of broadband connectivity provides the most sophisticated wireless capabilities for economic advancement. In real-world, fully loaded network environments, Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE customers in the coverage area should experience average data rates of 5 to 12 megabits (Mbps) per second on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink. “People across Indianaare increasingly relying on tablets, smartphones and apps to stay organized, connected and entertained,” said John Granby, president–Indiana/Kentucky/Michigan Region, Verizon Wireless. “Our investment inIndiana has kept us ahead of these consumer trends and underscores our belief that 4G LTE delivers the best value to customers by maximizing the performance of their wireless devices.” SHARE Verizon Wireless plans to more than double the number of its 4G LTE markets, bringing the total number of markets to more than 400 by the end of the year. With the additional new markets and continued expansions, the company’s 4G LTE network will cover more than 260 million people in theUnited Statesby the end of 2012.last_img read more

Difficult schedule awaits men’s golf

first_imgBoschini: ‘None of the talk matters because Jamie Dixon is staying’ Turner MacLean takes his turn at the 2017 NCAA Regionals. (Photo courtesy of GoFrogs.com) TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks ReddIt printThe schedule for the upcoming men’s golf season features several challenging tournaments.“I’m really looking forward to this season,” said Bill Montigel, who will begin his 31st season as head coach. “This schedule will challenge our team and put us in great position for another postseason appearance.”The Horned Frogs will open the season Sept. 1 with the Carmel Cup in Pebble Beach, California, for the fifth time in the last six seasons. Six of the field’s eight teams finished last season with a final Golfstat ranking of 33 or better including No. 1 Vanderbilt, No. 3 Oklahoma State, No. 14 Texas Tech and defending national champion Oklahoma.For the fourth consecutive season, the Frogs will play in the Nike Collegiate Invitational. The annual event will be held in North Plains, Oregon from Oct. 2-4. This 15-team field has 10 teams from Golfstat’s final top 25 last season.From Oct. 20-22, the team will be competing at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate in Alpharetta. The tournament usually features some of the top teams in the country.TCU will also participate March 17-18 in the Mission Inn Spectacular as the defending champions. The tournament takes place in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Last season, TCU finished 11 shots ahead of second-place Marquette, led by Triston Fisher’s second-place outing.The Frogs will finish their regular season at the El Macero Classic in El Macero, California, from April 13-15.The Big 12 Championship will be from April 23-25 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The conference will be one of the NCAA’s most competitive with five schools that finished in Golfstat’s final top 20, including No. 3 Oklahoma.The Horned Frogs will be vying for their 29th consecutive NCAA Regional, which will take place from May 14-16. This season’s NCAA Championship will take place from May 25-30 at the Karsten Kreek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma.TCU returns four of the five players who competed in postseason play last season: juniors Fisher, Turner MacLean, Pierre Mazier and Stefano Mazzoli.For the full schedule, visit GoFrogs.com. ReddIt TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello + posts Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/ Listen: The Podell and Pickell Show with L.J. Collier Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/ Garrett Podell Linkedin Linkedin Facebook Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/ Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Facebook Garrett is a Journalism and Sports Broadcasting double major. He is the Managing Editor for TCU360, and his passions are God, family, friends, sports, and great food. Boschini talks: construction, parking, tuition, enrollment, DEI, a student trustee Twitter Previous articleTCU football players take the field for first practice of 2017Next articleTCU basketball ventures to the Land Down Under Garrett Podell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Men’s basketball scores season-low in NIT semifinals loss to Texas Twitter Garrett Podellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/garrett-podell/last_img read more

Government slammed for manoeuvres in fight against homophobia

first_img Organisation News Follow the news on France “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says RSF_en June 4, 2021 Find out more FranceEurope – Central Asia June 2, 2021 Find out more FranceEurope – Central Asia Receive email alerts Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EUcenter_img News News November 24, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Government slammed for manoeuvres in fight against homophobia After opposing a bill designed to punish homophobic statements in June, Reporters Without Borders is today just as firm in its condemnation of government-backed amendments that have just been voted by the senate in the debate on the creation a national anti-discrimination council.Reporters Without Borders deplores the government’s political conjuring trick. The government announced the withdrawal of its bill after receiving an unequivocally critical evaluation from the national consultative commission on human rights. But, twisting the meaning of the evaluation and using a very swift, adroit manoeuvre, the government resubmitted the essence of the bill, with just a few improvements, in the amendments proposed to the senate on 23 November. There was just one positive element: the period of limitation for bringing a prosecution was reduced from a year to three months.If parliament does not reverse this vote, the new law will run counter to the June 2000 law eliminating prison sentences for most press offences. It will also run counter to a similar tendency that has since developed with European Union encouragement under which member states are passing laws that show more respect for press freedom. Will France now be a counter-example, bringing all this to a halt or even starting a backward move?The law would also run counter to the case law established by the European Court of Human Rights, whose decisions are based more on the principle of free expression (as enshrined in the first paragraph of article 10 of the European Convention on Human rights) that on the restrictions to this principle (which are the subject of the second paragraph).While sharing the government’s concern to combat all forms of discrimination, Reporters Without Borders stresses that free expression and debate, and not repression, are the way for a society to advance towards tolerance and respect for everyone’s dignity. News Help by sharing this information to go further RSF denounces Total’s retaliation against Le Monde for Myanmar story May 10, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Cinema would bring reel life to Limerick city centre

first_imgAdvertisement Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Email Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Previous articleColáiste Mhichíl is the most improved school in LimerickNext articleFirst Responders benefit from Gaelscoil Sáirseal Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp NewsLocal NewsPoliticsCinema would bring reel life to Limerick city centreBy Alan Jacques – February 1, 2019 1381 Linkedin Vicky calls for right to die with dignity RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Limerick on Covid watch list A CINEMA is needed to bring some social activity back to Limerick city centre.That’s according to local Fianna Fail TD Willie O’Dea,  who says that it is now well over 15 years since there was a dedicated cinema in the city.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “Limerick must be one of the only cities that has no city centre cinema and if we are serious about bringing life back to the city centre both during the day and especially at night, a city centre cinema has to be part of our thinking and planning,” he told the Limerick Post.And he regards a modern multi-screen cinema as one of the central planks of the entertainment or tourist offering of any city.“Yet we have none in Limerick city centre.“Many people have told me that they would love to be able to go for a meal in one of the many fine restaurants in the city centre and then go to the cinema. Both Galway and Cork have city centre cinemas as well as out of town cinemas. Surely, with a bit of creative thinking, a cinema could be provided in Limerick city centre.”Deputy O’Dea went on to applaud initiatives like Limerick on Ice, and the Christmas train for kids, which brought many families into the city during the festive period. But he thinks the local authority need to think bigger and create a better entertainment offering all year round.“In 2012, it was announced that the old Theatre Royal on Cecil Street would be turned into a multi-screen cinema at a cost of over €5 million, but this project unfortunately never materialised.“I would urge Limerick City and County Council to prioritise the delivery of a city centre cinema as part of their forward planning for the city centre, particularly through Limerick 2030, and also through the Planning office in their discussions with any potential developers,” he said. Print TAGSdevelopmentlocal newsNewspolitics Twitter Facebook Population of Mid West region increased by more than 3,000 in past year Unstoppable Sean shows that all things are possiblelast_img read more

Johnson Center for the Arts takes a walk on the wild side

first_img Pittman is a member of the National Outdoor Hall of Fame. He will demonstrate his calling skill at the Wildlife Expo and talk about his journey as a world champion turkey caller.The Johnson Center will invite students in grades K-12 to participate in an art competition featuring wildlife from Pike County, Oct. 23- Nov. 14.The Wild Art of Pike County Student Show will encourage students of all ages to tell the story of local wildlife in a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. The Johnson Center for the Arts is taking a walk on the wild side beginning the month of October and trekking through December. The greater Pike County community is invited to come along.Vicki Pritchett, Johnson Center executive director, said the extensive look at the wild side of life will include a Wildlife Expo, the Wild Art of Pike County Student Art Competition and the Buck Taylor Wildlife Exhibit.“Preston Pittman, Five time Turkey Calling World Champion and comedian, will be feature at the Johnson Center for our Wildlife Expo on October 24,” Pritchett said. “He has been featured on the David Letterman Show and in outdoor hunting magazines including ‘Outdoor Life,’ ‘Field and Stream,’ ‘Southern Outdoors’ and “Sports Afield,’ among others.”’ You Might Like Program aiding students Submitted photoStudents from Dr. Candice Howard-Shaughnessy’s physical education for exceptional children’s class at Troy University assist Dana Haley’s class at… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pritchett said the art competition will be an incentive for students to learn more about native wildlife in Pike County and to display their artistic talents.The Wild Art of Pike County Student Show will be sponsored by Troy Bank and Trust.“The student art show will also feature taxidermy of native wild animals from right here in Pike County,” Pritchett said.To close out the Johnson Center’s focus on wildlife in art, the Center will host the Buck Taylor Wildlife Show. Email the author By The Penny Hoarder Skip Johnson Center for the Arts takes a walk on the wild side Print Article Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “Buck Taylor has been looking at the world through a camera lens for more than 40 years,” Pritchett said. “We will have the privilege to showcase his work from October 30 through December 30.“Buck Taylor has always had a genuine love for the outdoors and the countless variety of flora and fauna God created. He traveled extensively for more than 25 years. During that time, he wrote and illustrated magazine features for sporting publications and, at the same time, polished his camera craft.”Pritchett said everyone who enjoys nature and wildlife will not want to miss any of the events planned from October 24 through December 30. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Latest Stories Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Published 3:00 am Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Manhunt underway after deputy shot during traffic stop in North Carolina

first_imgDave Faherty/WSOC9(LENOIR, N.C.) — A manhunt is underway in North Carolina for a suspect accused of shooting a sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop, Caldwell County officials said Monday.The deputy, whose name and condition have not been released, was shot around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, officials said in a press release. The shooting occurred on Cheraw Road near the intersection with Pisgah Church Road, and the suspect had a blue Toyota sedan, according to officials.The injured deputy was flown by helicopter to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte for treatment, the county said. He had been working with the sheriff’s office for just over a year and was wearing a protective vest during the incident, but was struck below the vest, the county said.Authorities are working to determine a motive and suspect, the county said.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Dad allegedly ‘staged’ son’s kidnapping to cover up foul play: Police

first_imgSan Antonio Police Department(SAN ANTONIO) — A father allegedly “staged” his son’s kidnapping to cover up foul play involving the child, San Antonio police said, as the search for the baby intensifies.“Without a doubt … this was a staged event,” San Antonio Police Chief William McManus told reporters Monday.Authorities initially said on Friday that 8-month-old King Jay Davila was reported to be kidnapped while inside his father’s car. PLEASE RT: We need your help locating 8-month-old King Jay Davila who was taken while inside his fathers car on the 300 blk. of Enrique Barrera near SW 34th Street. Car was found nearby by Rodriguez Park. He was last seen wearing blue onesie. Call 911 immediately if you find him. pic.twitter.com/Y2Yc7cH73R— San Antonio PD (@SATXPolice) January 5, 2019Police then shared surveillance video of the woman they believed stole the car. PLEASE RT: Watch video of female suspect last believed to be with 8-month-old King Jay Davila last night. Call us if you have any information and please share. pic.twitter.com/3WRQXoqdHx— San Antonio PD (@SATXPolice) January 5, 2019McManus said Monday that the woman in surveillance video was identified as a cousin of the baby’s father, Christopher Davila.The child was not in the car, which was recovered later on Friday at a park.Police believe the alleged staged kidnapping was “to cover up foul play involving King Jay Davila,” McManus said, though he declined to elaborate.Davila was arrested on Friday and charged with endangering a child, police said.His cousin was arrested and charged with an unrelated offense, McManus said.“The father spoke with the media from jail and he spent more time speaking with the media, answering media questions, than he spent with us, answering our questions,” the chief said.Davila spoke to ABC San Antonio affiliate KSAT from jail on Saturday, saying the police investigation wasn’t looking in the right direction.“They just need to focus on where the car was located,” he said.Investigators are focused on finding King Jay, McManus said. Asked if police believe the baby is alive, McManus would only say authorities believe this was foul play.“We know that there’s more people out there that have more information on this case,” he said, warning, “Even if you are not directly involved in this, if you are withholding information, if you have lied to police, we will charge you.”Davila remains in jail and is due to appear in court on Feb. 27. His attorneys did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Doctors consider leaving over workloads

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Heavy workloads are causinghospital doctors to take early retirement or consider industrial action,according to research.A study of 6,400doctors and dentists by the Medical Sickness Society suggests that 69 per centof hospital consultants are planning early retirement.Another survey of4,000 consultants by the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Associationsuggests that 62 per cent are prepared to work strictly to the terms of theircontracts.The MSS research found80 per cent of doctors are demoralised and 24 per cent aged under 30 areconsidering a change of career.Responses to theGovernment’s proposals on the consultant contract received by the BMA’s CentralCommittee also suggested 50 per cent of the 2,000 who replied are prepared totake some form of industrial action if there is no progress by the summer.Winston Peters, theoutgoing president of the HCSA, said, “It is probable that the newgeneration of consultants will see how the current generation has been abusedby the Government and will mostly work the hours for which they are paid. TheNHS will be about 25 per cent down.” Doctors consider leaving over workloadsOn 10 Apr 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more