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Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Management Consulting Group Plc LSE:MMC London Ordinary Share GB0001979029 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  0.00 0.0% 0.23 0.16 0.30 - 0.00 01:00:00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 28.3 6.9 -1.4 - 3

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DateSubjectAuthorDiscuss
08/1/2007
13:07
Adyjudge, Well done! All the best.
nabeel4975
08/1/2007
12:59
2Delta, Last time UBS issued a holding announcement, they had less than 3%! It seems that the company's site has not been updated. I am inclined to believe that some of the recent high volume is attributed to them.
nabeel4975
08/1/2007
12:12
...what would be nice is to see Schroders adding (MMC chief exec is a main board director of Schroders)... I believe they held just under 14% before the latest high volume days...
scotswhaehae
08/1/2007
11:45
Hi guys - just to save me some legwork, is this a recent pick up of 3%+ buy UBS
kneath
08/1/2007
11:11
nice to have another big money backer more to come before trading update me thinks
oxtail2007
08/1/2007
11:09
Nice one indeed - so close to results!!
azalea
08/1/2007
11:06
so thats where 8.5M went.. nice
pobpob
08/1/2007
10:47
RNS Number:1188P Management Consulting Group PLC 08 January 2007 Management Consulting Group PLC (the "Company") Notification of Major Interests in Shares Notification in accordance with Section 198 - 202 of the Companies Act 1985 The Company received a notification dated 5 January 2007 from UBS AG informing it that, as at the close of business on 4 January 2007 UBS AG, acting through its business group and legal entities, had a total interest in 8,546,807 ordinary shares representing 3.15% of the issued share capital of the Company. 8 January 2007 Contact and telephone number for queries Karin Mclean - 020 7710 5000
highcommissiondelhi
08/1/2007
08:25
morning all, Nabeel, hiya -you remember my paper trade! I bought (as a real trade) at 39.5 so now doing ok, will hold & reconsider hopefully around the mid 50's, think you bought at around the same time good one!
adyjudge
08/1/2007
08:05
nice start lol
oxtail2007
07/1/2007
22:13
CR, don't forget TRI and CKN - fully listed too... Penpont, yep, same questions occurred to me. I think in the end the difference in months quoted is probably down to journalistic error/incompetence (and generally Citywire is pretty good, so I suspect the Sunday Times). As to Panmure, they used to be the house broker so maybe they do still have an inside line? Or perhaps having been sacked as broker, they realised their previous Sell advice might look a little silly and concocted something to enable them to change their advice to Buy without looking too ridiculous?
rivaldo
07/1/2007
17:25
Probably most interesting to me is the fwd PE of around 7 and ISAable, and a near 2% yield. I thought a lot of bargains like this had disappeared in the fully listed sector but my faith is getting restored with these and AVON this week. CR
cockneyrebel
07/1/2007
12:46
i think a move up to the latter 40's is on the cards this week well done for the investors who bought over the last two weeks and held strong i think you will be rewarded
oxtail2007
07/1/2007
11:50
News articles like this often trigger trading statements imo. Looks good for a modest re-rating at the very least at these levels imo. CR
cockneyrebel
07/1/2007
10:42
Yes, many thanks rivaldo. The article does however throw up a couple of questions to me. Firstly, it slightly contradicts what citywire said a few days ago which was: 'Panmure upgraded Management Consulting from 'sell' to 'buy' at its morning meeting today. Trading is a lot better than originally thought, with September and October being particularly strong, it says.' ..Yet acc to the ST, Sep and Oct were weak and it's Nov and Dec that were strong.. I also wonder how come Panmure appear to have such a month-by-month finger on the pulse of trading at MMC, when they aren't even the house broker? Must say I didn't trust that brokers knowledge was ever that well informed, except perhaps if they were the house. ~Whatever, hopefully a price rise tomorrow will take us up to more positive action with the imminent TS.
penpont
07/1/2007
10:00
Thats a relief.I was holding back from buying precisely beacause PG had a sell recommendation on them,arguing that PG must know something I dont.Well the article clarifies why they saw MMC as a sell and am mighty relived they have changed their stance following the strong trading in Nov annd Dec. I now believe the market will rerate MMC as it appreciats the stability of earnings offered by the Ineum acquisition.A rating to 12x will do me,never mind 20x ! :o) Thanks for posting the tip Rivaldo
nurdin
07/1/2007
09:17
Ta Welsheagle. That's a start - and this is even better - a major tip in today's Sunday Times: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/newspaper/0,,176-2534117,00.html "WHEN Management Consulting Group bought its French rival Ineum last July, many investors hoped that the deal would lead to a re-rating of the shares. Decent interim results, announced a week later, showing pre-tax profits rising by 54%, provided more positive news. However, investor hopes have been dashed and the shares have fallen, slipping by about 25% since the Ineum deal was announced. The share-price decline underlines why investing in management consultancies is strictly for the courageous. The business - where short-term contracts are the norm - can be volatile. Trading at MCG is understood to have been so poor in September and October that analysts at Panmure Gordon feared that the company would be forced to announce a profit warning. But trading is understood to have recovered well in November and December. Last week Panmure switched its rating for the company to a buy. The £92m Ineum acquisition looks a good one since it broadens MCG's range of services and diversifies the risks at the group. MCG has two other legs to its business - Proudfoot, which advises industrial companies on how to improve profitability and cost-cutting, and Parson, a financial-management consultancy. Parson's US business has been hit hard by a decline in work advising companies on how to comply with America's tough Sarbanes-Oxley act and made a £2.1m loss in the first half. However, it is thought to have broken even in the final quarter. The shares, at 44¼p, are trading at about 7.7 times this year's forecast earnings - the most lowly rated in the support- services sector. In contrast, most of its US peers trade at about 20 times earnings. For the brave, the shares are worth a bet."
rivaldo
06/1/2007
21:14
The Panmure Gordon 'buy' recommendation is mentioned in the 'broker buys' section of the Daily Mail today.
welsheagle
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