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Re: ES Investors Club

Post by LockH » Nov 19, 2017 11:05 am

Cobalt, Ontario (Mining Ghost Town) May Be Brought To Life Thanks To EV Batteries:
https://cleantechnica.com/2017/11/19/co ... batteries/

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Ever since the release of The Economist‘s video about the coming electric car age and 2018 being a tipping point, I’m more interested in cobalt and have read about the problems with cobalt mining. We all want particulate-free fresh air and zero CO2 emissions. It’s time to lose the tailpipe and get up to date with battery-powered cars. The driving force is technological progress with batteries. “The good news is that technology will march on regardless. Batteries will get better, cheaper, and more abundant. Samsung SDI, LG Chem, Panasonic, SK Innovation, Kreisel, and other will keep improving EV batteries to win more deals, and the EV market will improve and grow, as it has been.” But what will these batteries be made of, and where will we get the resources/materials?

Cobalt is often seen as essential for all those efficient batteries...
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Re: ES Investors Club

Post by LockH » Jan 26, 2018 3:57 pm

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Investors Chronicle: Crest Nicholson, Halfords, Dunelm:
https://www.ft.com/content/1514f59e-013 ... 0ad2d7c5b5

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Sell: Halfords (HFD)

While the numbers were better than some analysts expected, the wider picture isn’t overly inspiring, writes Eleanore Brown.

Investors were keen to see whether motoring and cycling store Halfords did well over Christmas. In truth, the numbers were a bit of a mixed bag. True, the 15-week period ended January 12 saw an acceleration of sales quarter to quarter, but the 2.9 per cent rise in like-for-like retail sales actually represented a significant deceleration from the 7 per cent increase reported this time last year.

This year’s growth was largely fuelled by a successful season for cycling products. Sales in this department rose by 7.8 per cent, impressive given that the weak pound has pushed bicycle prices up as many models and parts are sourced abroad. The store cited premium brand and electric bikes as particularly popular with customers.

Stronger bike sales might sound like a positive development, but these products actually run at a lower margin. What’s more, falling demand for items such as sat navs pushed like-for-like sales of travel solutions down 4.1 per cent over the same period. Sales of car enhancement products also fell by 1.1 per cent.

The company has warned that sales could remain “subdued” for the rest of the 2018 financial year, while group profits are predicted to come in “broadly in line” with expectations. Brokerage Peel Hunt believes profits could fall short of consensus forecasts, which they expect to move down from between £73m and 74m to about £70m for the year ending March 2018.

New chief executive Graham Stapleton (who only took the reins on January 15) has a huge task ahead of him to drive progress at the bottom line, and it seems unlikely in the short term. For us, the shares still lack appeal.
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OTOH... SOME might suspect the electric bikes are selling "extra well", and Halfords will discontinue selling "other stuff" and "pull up their socks", profits-wise.

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Re: ES Investors Club

Post by LockH » Feb 04, 2018 4:26 pm

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ACCELL GROUP NV ORD (OTCMKTS:ACGPF) Shorted Shares Increased By 0.71%:
https://kldaily.com/accell-group-nv-ord ... d-by-0-71/

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The stock of ACCELL GROUP NV ORD (OTCMKTS:ACGPF) registered an increase of 0.71% in short interest. ACGPF’s total short interest was 70,700 shares in February as published by FINRA. Its up 0.71% from 70,200 shares, reported previously. With 500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 141 days to cover their ACGPF’s short positions.

The stock decreased 1.20% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $28.7. About 100 shares traded or 25.00% up from the average. Accell Group N.V. (OTCMKTS:ACGPF) has 0.00% since February 4, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Accell Group N.V., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells bicycles, and bicycle parts and accessories. The company has market cap of $712.84 million. It operates through Bicycles and Parts & Accessories divisions. It has a 24.55 P/E ratio. The firm offers electric, city, recreational, transport, childrenÂ’s, mama, mountain, racing, and folding bikes, as well as speed pedelec.
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More news for Accell Group N.V. (OTCMKTS:ACGPF) were recently published by: Ft.com, which released: “Bicycle maker Accell in talks with Pon Holdings after €845m bid” on April 11, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Accell Group NV: A Dutch Small Cap With A Good Dividend And Growth Potential” and published on September 14, 2017 is yet another important article.
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Re: ES Investors Club

Post by LockH » Feb 07, 2018 8:29 am

Hehe...

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Re: ES Investors Club

Post by LockH » Feb 22, 2018 2:40 am

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Born2Invest is a digital news organization dedicated to writing about and publishing the business and financial affairs of the world.

Our goal is to bring you the latest headline news and features of events and issues happening around the globe. Our team of seasoned writers, business reporters, and regular contributors provide in-depth coverage and stories from various industries, such as ebikes, business, investing, economy, markets, mining, technology, real estate, media, auto, and more.
Crowdfunding offers a way in raising capital without having loans
("Raising capital is a challenging but important step entrepreneurs must overcome in order to secure funds for their startups."):
https://born2invest.com/articles/crowdf ... ank-loans/

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Raising the right amount of initial capital is perhaps the second most daunting task in setting up a business. The first more difficult task is, of course, having a great idea first. Many great businesses that we know today would have been unknown or never existed if their founders were never able to raise the necessary capital.
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MATE is a company based in Denmark. Its MATE eBike brand crowdfunding campaign raised $5.8 million (€4.9 million) in 2016. The electric bicycle is foldable and has 7 speed Shimano gears for purely pedal power mode. It is also equipped with a 350 kW electric hub motor that has a top speed of 35 km per hour. When its lithium-ion battery is fully charged, the bike has an optimal range of between 50 to 80 kilometers. It also has front and rear suspension systems. The company delivers the bikes in batches by country depending on the orders.
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