Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Morrison (wm) Supermarkets Plc LSE:MRW London Ordinary Share GB0006043169 ORD 10P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -0.30p -0.15% 203.60p 203.40p 203.60p 205.40p 202.60p 203.40p 11,127,293 16:35:03
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Food & Drug Retailers 17,735.0 320.0 10.3 19.7 4,871

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15/3/2017
19:57
scotches, the shares on loan data is thought to be prone to double-counting of loaned shares which are then loaned on and they are also supposed to be loaned for reasons other than settling short sales, like for the use of the voting rights. I know of no reasons large numbers of loaned shares would not be counted by clearing. Nothing is certain but I'm confident enough to trouble the FCA with it. The FCA are better able than me to notice this discrepancy, they might have even mislaid some declarations, if it's the FCA's fault I'd be satisfied if they just get it right in future. Making a complaint against the FCA is just probably the simplest way for a private shareholder to get them to act. Yes that Pelham position looks like a good candidate for some of the discrepancy.
nerdlinger
15/3/2017
17:55
Nerd. Is the Euroclear position certain to be accurate and the fault lie with the FCA. Maybe they can fine themselves then. Any ideas on that Pelham position which has just celebrated a third consecutive year of being stuck on 1.25% short = 29 million shares.
scotches
15/3/2017
15:16
scotches, this morning I made a complaint to the FCA against the FCA for publishing false declarations re MRW. I've made complaints to and against them before about their failure to publish the daily updated spreadsheet and these complaints were upheld by them and the spreadsheet has been more reliably published, so I think they take complaints seriously. There doesn't appear to be any other way to work with them other than official complaints. There is a further option to make a complaint to ESMA against the FCA. Anyway, give it a few days and they might update the spreadsheet with up-to-date short positions.
nerdlinger
15/3/2017
14:08
<<...shorts data looks fake now, it exceeds shares on loan data>> I put a link above at the end of the header info to the daily short position excel sheet as produced by the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). The shortracker report is identical to the FCA listings apart from the fact that shortracker may be a day behind if there is a recent change. At the moment both have the disclosed shorts at 16.89% of the company. I don't know what punishments await a company for false short declarations but you would think the proliferation of fines should make financial companies eager to be accurate. I wondered some time ago that at least one of the declared positions seems very odd. Why would this fund be holding short 1.25% of the company for a full three years. If it is to offset an alternate long position then that seems baffling as well. How can a company benefit overall when the short position incurs dividend and loan fee costs. Pelham Long/Short Master Fund Limited WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS GB0006043169 1.25 2014-03-13
scotches
15/3/2017
10:06
I'm not a nationalist, I'd prefer humanity to unite under a global government and I don't think I'd like home grown oranges but a Buy British campaign might be good for the UK's largest fresh food producer. http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/779075/online-food-shopping-british-only-minister-parliament-talks
nerdlinger
15/3/2017
08:57
pherrom, shorts data looks fake now, it exceeds shares on loan data.
nerdlinger
15/3/2017
08:25
Good Recovery !
chinese investor
15/3/2017
07:02
Two director purchases but shorts have increased to 16.9%.
pherrom
14/3/2017
15:01
"The Company announces that on 13 March 2017, Neil Davidson, Non Executive Director, purchased 12,800 ordinary shares of 10 pence each ("Shares") in the Company on the London Stock Exchange at a purchase price per Share of 234.8p."
chinese investor
13/3/2017
10:23
That's better.
chinese investor
13/3/2017
10:16
The rating demands faultless execution, and in a market where competitive pressures only appear to grow.
essentialinvestor
11/3/2017
13:32
Well, the smiles were on the faces of shorts. Seems to have been a case of selling on the good news. The results were exactly as guided in advance, good but nothing extra that I hoped for. Still, MRW remains the pick of the bunch. Not many companies with a pension surplus with our current ZIRP. BT has 10 billion deficit and Tesco about 3 from memory. Owns 80% of stores, whereas Tesco is saddled with a mass of RPI-up-only leases. Low and on course-to-disappear debt. Admittedly forecast profit rise is not great but then thanks to extreme BoE policy all yields are relatively low.
zastas
10/3/2017
08:58
Wet Dream Begins !
chinese investor
10/3/2017
08:13
Nightmare Over !
chinese investor
09/3/2017
14:59
I've doubled my holding - great dividend !
chinese investor
09/3/2017
12:11
Ha ha. Shorters are funny. Some of them will have taken advantage of the dip and closed but they are the tip of a massive iceberg. Good results, I'm very happy to hold.
nerdlinger
09/3/2017
11:42
Recovery Continues From Here ! Hopefully !
chinese investor
09/3/2017
11:01
Pe ration of over 20 far too high in a highly competitive sector and set to get even more so. I expected a fall coming.
simon templar qc
09/3/2017
10:25
I've sold mine this morning. The new CEO has done very well but it will get tougher from here I would guess.
value king
09/3/2017
10:20
Nothing much wrong with the results that I can see. Quite bizarre though to have no mention of current performance or near term outlook! Just some vague platitudes about the "medium term" plan being on track. Hopefully there will have been more info provided (or demanded) on the analysts call.
kazoom
09/3/2017
08:13
No news is good news
smartypants
09/3/2017
08:09
Looks like it !
chinese investor
09/3/2017
08:08
down 4.6% ??????
smartypants
09/3/2017
08:05
It'll Recover !
chinese investor
09/3/2017
07:07
Great Results !
chinese investor
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