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|could be a delayed seller from a while ago|
|Opportunities beckoning? Someone just snaffled 70k at 468p , but with 200million in issue , still not even a thousandth of total.|
|JHD has been a core holding of mine for well over 3 years. In January I took the decision to sell down a chunk (60%) at an average price of 492p and then watched it steadily rise from there! The reason for my (reluctant) decision was principally the p/e which I felt was too high given the actual growth rate and I think borne out by the recent interims. Even now (with the shares down some 45p from their recent highs) it is on a rating of 26x current year's earnings and 27x next year - with an eps growing at 4%.
Having said that I would be looking to reinstate it as a core holding if the rating became, in my view, more realistic.|
|I have been in and out several times since the last special dividend ; that was 4 yrs ago.
Still not sure I understand the EPS explanation ; income tax only went up form 23 to 23.8%. Anyway we all agree it is a healthy company. I just felt it was overvalued over £5 but happy to buy back cheaper.|
|Come on Wad - you know the answer Australia and NZ are rockin and their corp tax rate is higher so tax goes up a bit and the slight increase in shares (options) tweeks the EPS.
Still well covered and cash growth continues to inspire
You sold before the last one didn't you ?
I see that SIG sold off one of the customers - their RNS says that the buyer was Endless LLP...they buy none-core businesses and brands that have fallen on hard times.... looks like they bought cheap|
|How come the EPS is down despite the pretax profits up? Have they increased the options that much? No , similar number in issue.|
|Seems to have hit a ceiling , c'mon Trump , do something stupid , make the market plunge so I can buy some back!
Actually correction , he has done lots of those things already.|
|Won't go xd for another 2 months and the divi last May was only 3.5p - less than 1% of the share price so suggest don't base your buyback on that!|
You're right of course, but at 100% profit, I couldn't resist in the hope of getting back in cheaper. As I said, I'm not a trader, although I have sold and bought back JHD a couple of times, which has accumulated me 20% more shares than I started with, both of which are still very modest investments.
It hasn't worked this time, so I might just buy in again anyway, wouldn't want to miss the divi!|
|Don't think my broker will be making much on £9 a trade! Buying and holding has done well here for several yrs but I hate watching paper profits slip away as yet another market slump comes along.
Ask me again in a year!|
|I'm not a trader, but I did sell mine at £5 a few weeks ago, feeling sure I'd be able to buy them back a bit cheaper, which hasn't happened so far....
I find it amazing the way they keep growing, in a very basic industry, but I've been saying that for about fifteen years :-)|
|I agree it seems a bit toppy to me ; sold at 506 and expect will buy back again soon . A good long term hold but is up 40% on the summer's lows.|
|yep,,,,, but a mkt cap of a billion ??????is it going to run out of steam ?|
|Still looking every bit a winner.
Pre Close Trading Statement
James Halstead plc, the commercial flooring manufacturer and distributor, is providing the following trading update ahead of its interim results for the half-year to 31 December 2016.
In his AGM trading update, on 2 December 2016, Mr. Geoffrey Halstead noted that trading to date had been challenging and making progress against the comparative half-year would be difficult. In addition, the Chairman commented on raw material shortages and price increases following supply chain problems.
Turnover has increased by some 3-4%, boosted by a confident December and profit is in line with expectations. The raw material issues have ameliorated to a degree and major retailer contracts continue with customers such as Vodafone, Co-op Retail, Specsavers and Premier Inn.
Confidence in the full year is unchanged and remains positive.|
saint or sinner?
|Seems to be turning into a trading share ; even the spread has narrowed to 5p.|
|Karndean flooring !!!!!!!
Why not James Halstead flooring ?
Karndean is a JHD brand in Germany but not in the UK.
Camaro or Cavalio oe Expona.
AGM venue was very good - no goujons just good grub and freeby stuff
I grabbed a dozen pens, a couple of DVDs and other stuff.|
|Money , is after all , for spending...
Enjoy it. And buy more JHD flooring ; have you thought about it for your garage?|
|Invested all my life for my retirement, which is now! :))
I'm now spending & helping the UK economy grow.
e.g., Karndean flooring now in my kitchen & bathroom. ; )
Enjoying breaks away in the UK, to places I've not been before.
etc., etc. :))|
|I assume the move to the Oldham Events Arena (I didn't realise they had events in Oldham) was something to do with it being close to the offices and warehouse.
Anyway, even I drew the line at that trek for a free buffet, so I can't pass judgement on the goujons or cheeseboard :-)|
|Spending the dividends? Surely you realise that money is solely for investment purposes?|
|Might even go to an AGM again if JHD stop the Tour de Lancashire and have their meetings at a regular venue. Where next year? Somewhere with easy transport links hopefully.|
|Hi guys. Still around, just spending more time enjoying retirement, and spending the dividends!! ;-)|