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MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby MrContrarian » July 23rd, 2020, 8:23 am

Smallcap Sweep. 23-Jul-20
Part 2/2

dotdigital (DOTD) guides FY(June) rev-organic up 12%. Adk EBITDA-cont comfortably ahead of market expectations, adj op profit in line. [SP=110.5 Cap=329m]
SimplyBiz (SBIZ) guides H1(June) rev down 1%. FY Defaqto contribution offset lockdown. Adj EBITDA margin 25.5% (27.2%) [SP=146.86 Cap=142m]
SBIZ guides FY EPS at least 11.0p (2019 FY: 13.0p). [SP=NA Cap=NA]
Equals (EQLS) guides H1(June) rev up c. 1%. Excluding B2C Travel Money rev up 23%. Overall trading in line with management expectations. [SP=31 Cap=55m]
Kin and Carta (KCT) bank relaxes leverage covenant. Net debt reduced through H2. Pension deficit repair contributions paused for 5 months from Apr, flattering debt position. Guides H2(July) organic net revenue down 20%, total rev down 10%. Expects tough H1. [SP=49.2 Cap=83m]
Personal Group (PGH) guides H1(June) rev flat, EBITDA £5m, comfortably ahead of mgmt expectations at the start of the pandemic. Hopes to pay full Q3 div of 5.9p. Confident. [SP=281.88 Cap=88m]
Animalcare (ANCR) guides H1(June) rev down 4.4%, at the higher end of range of scenario modelling. U/L EBITDA margin flat. [SP=162.63 Cap=98m]


Notes SP & cap are 20m delayed
DYOR, E&OE etc etc. I may have a position in any or all of the shares covered.

RNSs
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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby MrContrarian » July 24th, 2020, 7:46 am

Smallcap Sweep. 24-Jul-20
No boos but cheers for WINE

Naked Wines (WINE) June rev up 67% as lockdown boost continues. [SP=405 Cap=295m]
Safestyle UK (SFE) guides H2 rev down 34%. Order intake in last 8 weeks up 23%, ahead of mgmt exp. Initial installation revenues only marginally ahead due to capacity limit but up 17% in last 3 weeks. Outlook "not yet clear whether the recent performance is sustainable in an environment where confidence and consumer demand remain uncertain." [SP=27.48 Cap=37m]
Tissue Regenix (TRX) starts first phase of its planned manufacturing capacity expansion programme in US. Demand, in particular the BioRinse orthopaedic product portfolio, continues to grow and the first phase will increase BioRinse processing capacity by 50%. [SP=0.34 Cap=24m]
Sareum (SAR) encouraging results for its small molecule dual tyrosine kinase 2 (TYK2) and Janus kinase 1 (JAK1) inhibitors in disease model studies of systemic lupus. Is that a computer sim then? This may lead to the development of a therapy for lupus that does not involve the harmful side effects of systemic immune system suppression. [SP=0.77 Cap=25m]
French Connection (FCCN) slow start to sales since store reopening. "We are seeing sales volumes grow week on week, as further relaxation of the lockdown continues, however we anticipate this to be a gradual process especially in larger cities." New £15m working capital facility, "expects will be sufficient to cover the Company's cash requirements, based on its current conservative expectations of future trade." [SP=5.1 Cap=5m]
M.P. Evans (MPE) guides H1 fruit prodn up 34%, palm oil up 31%, palm kernels up 28%. Palm oil price up 17%. Expects to maintain div. [SP=520 Cap=283m]
Nucleus Financial (NUC) Q2 assets under administration up 3% and up 13% on Q1. "The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on all our lives over the last four months." Thanks for that. [SP=128 Cap=98m]
Andrews Sykes Group (ASY) 23.7p special div. [SP=520 Cap=232m]

In line: RNO
Notes SP & cap are 20m delayed
DYOR, E&OE etc etc. I may have a position in any or all of the shares covered.

RNSs
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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby MrContrarian » July 27th, 2020, 7:57 am

Smallcap Sweep. 27-Jul-20


Headlam (HEAD) guides H1(June) rev down 31%. July up YoY. Talks on extension of covenant amendments. No FY guidance. [SP=257 Cap=218m]
Supply @ME Capital (SYME) progressing two funding routes to achieve Inventory Monetisation. 1. Securitisation note programme. 2. Potential partnerships are progressing with two leading Italian banking institutions that intend to use the SYME platform to service their existing customers. Also Discussions with a large UK financial institution relating to a UK inventory monetisation pilot programme are progressing. Co working with a large, UK financial institution to arrange a first UK inventory monetisation pilot (up to 10 UK client companies) by the end of 2020. [SP=0.07 Cap=21m]
Maestrano (MNO) Drone division appoints first North American distributor. Also client for Machine Learning platform in Japanese rail has approved progression to a new Phase 3 with an increased scope and term. [SP=6.7 Cap=10m]
Zinc Media (ZIN) resuming previously paused production faster than forecast, wins £2.7m of new business. Closes loss making CSR business, which accounts for a substantial amount of the Group's losses. Increasingly likely revenues in July to December 2020 will be better than May guidance. [SP=40 Cap=3m]
Midatech Pharma (MTPH) £5m placing and Broker Option for £0.75m at 27p, a 32% discount. Cash needed to progress Q-Sphera products. Expects to have cash to last to Q4 2021. [SP=39.5 Cap=16m]
Sabien Technology (SNT) gives 6 month extension to Jan to complete RTO. Remains suspended. [SP=0.19 Cap=3m]
Novacyt (NCYT) Significant new opportunities for growth. Launches mobile testing of covid. Study shows co's saliva test more sensetive than nasal swab. Has developed a testing panel (whats that?) covering the differential diagnosis of influenza A&B, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and covid. Finalising development of a two gene target test (as required by some countries) and expects to launch this by September.. [SP=277.5 Cap=209m]
City Pub Group (CPC) pleased with "encouraging performance" since reopening. LFL sales down 27% since 4 July.Traded profitably and generated cash due to cost cuts. [SP=70.44 Cap=72m]
Oncimmune (ONC) Roche has exercised its option to increase the scope and value of the cornerstone contract announced in May. Value increase 'substantial'. End date still Nov. [SP=116.06 Cap=74m]
River and Mercantile (RIV) Q4(June) fee earning AUM/NUM up 9.3%. FY is up 11%. Confident. [SP=183.66 Cap=157m]
Regional REIT (RGL) Q2 Rent Collection Rises to 91.4%. [SP=68 Cap=293m]
Location Sciences (LSAI) guides H1(June) rev up 43%. Has cash to until Q2 2021. Outlook "expect advertising revenues to return, albeit perhaps not to 2019 levels, however, with a renewed focus on local marketing, something which Location Sciences is ideally positioned to benefit from." [SP=0.43 Cap=2m]
K3 Bus Technology (KBT) FY(Nov). Outlook "Despite the material uncertainty of the existing banking facilities expiring in March 2021, the Board is confident that the business will be in a position to obtain any necessary funding to support its working capital requirements...views prospects positively beyond the current period of uncertainty." [SP=70 Cap=30m]


Notes SP & cap are 20m delayed
DYOR, E&OE etc etc. I may have a position in any or all of the shares covered.

RNSs
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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby MrContrarian » July 28th, 2020, 7:41 am

Smallcap Sweep. 28-Jul-20
Ace trading at CARD

M&C Saatchi (SAA) guides H1 small underlying pretax profit, ahead of than mgmt expectations. Covenants OK at next Q. Has relaxed them thereafter, 'mitigating potential risks that could arise even under an extremely severe scenario.' [SP=46.4 Cap=54m]
Open Orphan (ORPH) wins Phase I covid vaccine trial contract from Codagenix. [SP=12.85 Cap=86m]
Flowtech Fluidpower (FLO) guides H1(June) rev down 22%. June down 25% from 41% in Apr. Further cost cutting. [SP=74.34 Cap=46m]
Card Factory (CARD) LFL sales since reopening down 22% cf 50% budgeted. Av spend up 25%. Guides H1(July) rev down 49%. No FY guidance. [SP=41.8 Cap=143m]
Digitalbox (DBOX) guides H1(June) adj pretax ahead of management expectations with rev flat at c £1m. [SP=5.57 Cap=5m]
1Spatial (SPA) AGM stmt. "Customer implementations and projects have largely continued as planned and we have seen a healthy level of new business secured in all geographies, with both new and existing customers, albeit some decision-making remains protracted. The Company's financial position remains robust." [SP=23.5 Cap=26m]
Norman Broadbent (NBB) guides H1(June) down <10% and a small positive EBITDA. [SP=5.51 Cap=3m]
Ricardo (RCDO) guides FY(June) rev down 9%. Order intake down 5%. U/L pretax £15-£16m due to squeezed margins. [SP=347 Cap=185m]
ULS Technology (ULS) house mkt rebound has endured to July. [SP=65.9 Cap=43m]
Wincanton (WIN) to build new eCommerce facility in Nuneaton. Loaf contract extended by 5 years. [SP=180.5 Cap=225m]
Science Group (SAG) H1(June) rev up 56%, adj pretax up 50%, ahead of the Board's expectations. [SP=236 Cap=98m]
Foxtons Group (FOXT) H1. Recent trading in line. [SP=37.3 Cap=123m]

In line: QTX, UPR
Notes SP & cap are 20m delayed
DYOR, E&OE etc etc. I may have a position in any or all of the shares covered.

RNSs
http://www.investegate.co.uk/index.aspx?limit=-1

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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby MrContrarian » July 29th, 2020, 7:44 am

Smallcap Sweep. 29-Jul-20
Hyve dive

Devro (DVO) CFO to leave. He is thanked. [SP=143.2 Cap=239m]
Immotion (IMMO) starting to see encouraging levels of revenue being generated as sites re-open. [SP=2 Cap=8m]
Next (NXT) Full price sales in the second quarter were down -28% against last year. This is much better than we expected and an improvement on the best-case scenario given in our April Trading Statement [SP=5262 Cap=6996m]
Online Blockchain (OBC) re SP rise: "development of PTC.Network is only at the initial beta testing stage of development and therefore it is too early to determine how longer term traffic (and in time sales) may develop." [SP=22.44 Cap=2m]
LoopUp (LOOP) cloud voice services with Microsoft Teams launched globally after limited trials. [SP=190 Cap=105m]
Horizon Discovery (HZD) guides H1(June) rev down 14% and gross margin 66% (71.2%). Guides adj EBITDA -£4.6m (0). Co confident of a return to growth in H2. [SP=108.5 Cap=171m]
Microsaic Systems (MSYS) hoists For Sale sign as it fund no appetite for fundraise to get the business through to profitability. WH Ireland resigns as joint broker. [SP=0.5 Cap=2m]
Integumen (SKIN) £3m 2 year loan from Riverfort & YA II. Lenders can convert debt to shares at a 50% premium. Usually a discount from these death-spiral sharks. Also get warrants. [SP=1.97 Cap=21m]
Walker Greenbank (WGB) Brand product sales recover to 15% down in last 4 weeks from 35% down Feb-June. [SP=46.6 Cap=33m]
Plant Health Care (PHC) guides H1(June) rev up 15% and 24% in constant currency. "Covid has had limited impact on the business to date; some local revenue shortfalls have been compensated by sales growth elsewhere, but we remain cautious on potential impact in the future." [SP=9.3 Cap=23m]
Hyve (HYVE) further event cancellations mean trading more in line with its downside scenario, with the expectation that this will continue into FY21. Co expects to exceed the FY20 savings target by delivering net additional savings of approximately £25m. Agrees another £5.5m insurance payment. [SP=73 Cap=194m]
Motif Bio (MTFB) trading suspended as expected due to failure to make RTO. [SP=0.5 Cap=3m]
Hargreaves Servs (HSP) FY. Expects this FY H2 weighted. [SP=200 Cap=65m]

In line: MYSL, CRPR
Notes SP & cap are 20m delayed
DYOR, E&OE etc etc. I may have a position in any or all of the shares covered.

RNSs
http://www.investegate.co.uk/index.aspx?limit=-1

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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby MrContrarian » July 30th, 2020, 7:59 am

Smallcap Sweep. 30-Jul-20


HML Holdings (HMLH) rec offer 37.5p, a 27% premium for this mediocre property services co. [SP=29.15 Cap=14m]
Diurnal (DNL) guides FY(June) rev for Alkindi up 130%. Is this all of rev? [SP=62 Cap=76m]
BigDish (DISH) 1250 restaurants have joined, including prev announced Pizza Hut. BigDish-to-GO will launch in beta towards the end of next week. Recall that DISH currently not charging. [SP=2.5 Cap=9m]
Omega Diagnostics (ODX) UK Rapid Test Consortium, of which Omega is a partner, has had the covid antibody test approved for professional use. [SP=61 Cap=109m]
SigmaRoc (SRC) guides H1(June) rev up 83%, U/L EBITDA up 91%, ahead of mgmt expectations. No FY guidance. [SP=40 Cap=101m]
Intercede (IGP) wins US Homeland Security contract. No numbers. The contract was included in mgmt expectations for this FY. [SP=71.4 Cap=36m]
Minds + Machines (MMX) H1 registrations up 31%, automated online channel billings up 20% reflecting move from one-off brokered billings. "As a traditionally H2 weighted business, we are further encouraged by the outlook for the full-year as new partner initiatives delayed in Q2 due to COVID-19, are now set to commence in H2." [SP=5.9 Cap=53m]
Sopheon (SPE) partnering with snack giant Mondelēz to transform its innovation and commercialization [sic] processes and portfolios. No numbers. [SP=775 Cap=79m]
Volex (VLX) 'very pleased' to see flat rev in last 3 months. Still weakness primarily in the medical installation sector but demand is approaching pre-crisis levels in electric vehicles. [SP=138 Cap=210m]
Tanfield (TAN) gets second loan note of £1m to fund legal action and keep the lights on. [SP=2.54 Cap=6m]
OnTheMarket (OTMP) AGM stmt. Total advertisers now nearly 14k. Agents are seeing strong levels of activity. [SP=86.35 Cap=62m]
Yu (YU.) guides H1(June) rev down 20%. Average monthly sales bookings £6.2m (£3.2m). U/L EBITDA ahead of expectations set by management at the start of the year but "adjusted EBITDA loss c. £2m due to covid. Uh? So one made-up BS profit good, another bad. [SP=82.5 Cap=13m]
Biome Technologies (BIOM) guides H1(June) rev £2.6m down 28%, including grants. Blames over-capacity in the fibre optic market and covid. Bioplastics rev up 53% to £2.2m. Reduces expectations for Stanelco RF division in H2. [SP=170 Cap=5m]
Norcros (NXR) last 16 weeks rev down 35%. July rev up 8%. [SP=150 Cap=121m]
ScS (SCS) guides FY(July) rev down 20%. Order intake down 6%. Post-lockdown rev up 92%. "Whilst it is too early to provide clarity on the outlook for the weeks and months ahead, the Group is encouraged." [SP=160 Cap=61m]
FireAngel SafetyTech (FA.) guides H1(June) rev down 20% and U/L op loss £2.7m (£1.7m). July sales expected to be flat YoY. [SP=12 Cap=15m]
Belvoir (BLV) guides H1 rev 'comfortably ahead' YoY and net profit in line with pre-covid exp. Confident of meeting FY pre-Covid expectations. [SP=133.35 Cap=47m]

In line: STOB, SMS
Notes SP & cap are 20m delayed
DYOR, E&OE etc etc. I may have a position in any or all of the shares covered.

RNSs
http://www.investegate.co.uk/index.aspx?limit=-1

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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby MrContrarian » July 31st, 2020, 7:40 am

Smallcap Sweep. 31-Jul-20


Bigblu Broadband (BBB) to sell UK and European satellite broadband ops for £39.3m (max). Reason "to crystalise an attractive return on invested capital with respect to the Sale Companies, reduce net debt and also to provide additional financial flexibility to support the further progress of the Continuing Group." BBB's remaining operations will consist of its Australian ops, its majority interest in Quickline and its Nordics business. [SP=91 Cap=52m]
Physiomics (PYC) wins contract for a modelling project involving Physiomics' Virtual Tumour™ immuno-oncology model worth c. 20% of FY19 rev. [SP=9.37 Cap=9m]
Vela Technologies (VELA) proposed rescue recap. Includes £1m placing at 0.024p, a 66% discount, £550k bond con version and asset sales. [SP=0.07 Cap=1m]
Everyman Media Group (EMAN) cuts new cinema openings to 8 from 11. Admissions since reopening are at 'encouraging levels given the scarcity of new content currently." I'm not terribly encouraged by that. [SP=83 Cap=76m]
Oncimmune (ONC) publication of the study that shows detection of lung cancer using its blood-based biomarkers demonstrates a 36% reduction in later stage diagnoses of lung cancer. "This publication will unlock discussions with a number of health systems on implementation." [SP=127.2 Cap=81m]
Collagen Sol (SOL) FY(Mar) rev rev down 1% to £4.46m. Q1 rev £0.9m. Comparative? [SP=NA Cap=NA]

In line: YOU
Notes SP & cap are 20m delayed
DYOR, E&OE etc etc. I may have a position in any or all of the shares covered.

RNSs
http://www.investegate.co.uk/index.aspx?limit=-1

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Re: MrC's Smallcap Sweeps for July 2020

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Postby SwissPaul » July 31st, 2020, 8:21 am

One that snuck under the wire yesterday

Ashley House (ASH) plc ("Ashley House" or the "Company") announces that it has filed a Company Voluntary Arrangement ("CVA") proposal and is in discussions for the Company to potentially combine with Piper Homes plc ("Piper"), an unlisted Midland based housing developer, by way of a Reverse Takeover or similar transaction.

(https://www.londonstockexchange.com/new ... r/14635372)


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