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I think these FTSE 100 shares are too cheap to ignore

By on July 5, 2021

first_img “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Some share prices are limping along but in the right conditions could be future sprinters. Here are two stocks I think are right for patient investors wanting to identify cheap FTSE 100 shares.An expensive-but-cheap FTSE 100 shareShares in telecoms giant Vodafone (LSE: VOD) work primarily on two levels for me. One is they provide income, great for reinvesting and benefitting from compounding. The second aspect is the value of the shares.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Compared to the firm’s historic P/E the shares now are relatively cheap. If you look back to around this time last year, the P/E was over 30. Now it’s nearer 25. The dividend yield is also high at 6.7%.The group is continuing to grow in Europe as a result of transformation acquisitions, which may prove to be fruitful for investors. The underlying performance of the business is mixed and growth is low but that’s why the shares are cheap. High-growth shares have high P/E ratios.Like other telecoms companies, Vodafone has high levels of debt. Plans to sell off its towers network later this year should reduce that burden. Overall the shares look cheap and the rollout of 5G, along with selling more services to like broadband customers, could boost earnings in the future.Under-pressure FTSE 100 landlordUnderstandably with its exposure to retail and to offices, shares of British Land (LSE: BLND) have not done well so far this year. But I think investors may have overreacted and the shares are now too cheap to ignore. They trade on a P/E of 11.The dividend has been suspended. That’s understandable given the lack of clarity management has over future earnings, especially when the group is supporting its retail tenants through rent relief and delays.But even before Covid-19, the group was reducing its exposure to retail customers. In five years’ time, retail is expected to account for only about a third of assets.Right now though, the group is well-financed, with a portfolio of developments and a share price that’s looking cheap. I think it’s potentially too cheap to be ignored. The uncertainty means the group now trades for far less than its assets are worth. Something legendary investors like Warren Buffett would approve of. It gives investors a margin of safety.This is certainly a cheap FTSE 100 share. But are the shares really worth 38% less than that the start of the year? I’d argue not. There are opportunities for the business to develop more mixed-use sites and reduce its reliance on retail, which seems like a smart move. I think the shares are worth a look for any value-focused investor.Both of these companies face challenges, especially when it comes to growth. Both are mature elephants, but in the right conditions, I think they could charge. The shares look cheap and they’ll survive this economic slowdown. That’s why they’re difficult to ignore. Image source: Getty Images. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Andy Ross owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended British Land Co. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. 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£3k to invest? I’d buy this FTSE 100 stock to get rich

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first_img I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! £3k to invest? I’d buy this FTSE 100 stock to get rich Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Rupert Hargreaves has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Rupert Hargreaves | Thursday, 16th July, 2020 | More on: ENT Image source: Getty Images. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.center_img A handful of FTSE 100 stocks have stood out as champion investments over the past decade. One of these is GVC Holdings (LSE: GVC). Over the past few years, this company has grown from a small upstart into one of the world’s largest online gaming platforms. It doesn’t look as if this trend is going to come to an end anytime soon.The business is a sector leader in the provision of online gaming solutions. It also owns a portfolio of brick-and-mortar stores. As its global market continues to expand, GVC may be able to use its existing footprint to drive further growth. And as it does, it seems highly likely the FTSE 100 stock will generate high total returns for investors in the years ahead. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…FTSE 100 growth champion GVC has already been an outstanding investment. Over the past 10 years, the stock has produced an average annual return of 27.2% for investors. Over the same time frame, the FTSE 100 has yielded an average total return of 5.8%. The company has grown through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. Following a string of deals in the past few years, revenue has exploded from £180m in 2014 to £3.6bn for 2019. Some investors might question whether or not the FTSE 100 growth champion can keep up this sort of growth. It seems likely it can. Online gambling is a very lucrative business, and GVC is a cash machine. Last year, for example, the firm generated £260m in free cash flow after investing £170m in growth. Most of this free cash flow was returned to investors via dividends. Having conquered the European gambling market, GVC has now set its sights on the US, forming a partnership with casino giant MGM Resorts. The group has invested hundreds of millions of dollars to meet its goal of becoming the market leader in the rapidly expanding US sports betting and gaming market.Estimates vary, but many analysts expect the US gaming market to be worth several billion dollars in a few years. If the FTSE 100 company can capture a significant share of this market, its growth may only just be getting started. Long-term potential Despite all of the above, it may not be all smooth sailing for GVC in the years ahead. Gambling is a highly regulated and controlled market. That means the company has to follow regulators’ strict demands, or could lose its licence. Also, the coronavirus crisis has had an impact on the group. Its latest trading update revealed an 11% decline in net gaming revenue for the six months to 30 June. Still, despite this, the company’s growth track record and cash generation suggest it’s well-placed to capitalise on any market opportunities that may emerge over the next few years. As such, it may be worth snapping up a share of this FTSE 100 growth stock as part of a well-diversified portfolio today.  Enter Your Email Address “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. 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The Trump mobs attack America

By on June 15, 2021

first_imgMumia Abu-JamalBy Mumia Abu-JamalTaken from a Jan. 7, 2021 audio column aired on prisonradio.orgIt was a sight that will be long remembered — hundreds, then thousands of men scaling the walls of the U.S. Capitol like soldiers on a web.Then ripping, tearing, shredding all they could touch, all that they hated and all that they feared: the ruling wealthy powerful politicians in the Capitol, senators and representatives alike.This nest of spiders was unleashed and directed by the fiery tongue of the Imperial President, Trump, designed to stop his congressional enemies from formally confirming his successor.This Trump mob seemed to be of working-class origins, which suggests they’ve probably spent most of the last year jobless, probably food insecure, and seeing their country fall apart from a failing economy and a deadly virus.That hunger and fury was fed by Trump propaganda, and before long, they were ready. And when they struck, they were all but greeted by Capitol Hill police, who took selfies with them and opened gates to them.For they were brothers, white brothers. And once the way was open, they went to work, ripping the Capitol apart.After shattering windows and battering down doors, the Trump mob burst through, like a hurricane through Kansas.Members of the U.S. Senate and House were forced to snuggle under desks, to hide from these invaders.Historians of American history know well that mobs have a long reign in national life, first against the rich and propertied, and later, during the early 20th century, against Blacks newly migrated from the South to the cities.But Trump’s use of mob violence against another branch of government is virtually unique.It turns a new page in American history and a new low in the Imperial Presidency. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Growing media harassment a threat to press freedom ahead of presidential elections run-off

By on June 12, 2021

first_img UkraineEurope – Central Asia September 7, 2020 Find out more Crimean journalist “confesses” to spying for Ukraine on Russian TV RSF_en March 26, 2021 Find out more November 18, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Growing media harassment a threat to press freedom ahead of presidential elections run-off Help by sharing this information News Follow the news on Ukraine Organisation to go further Newscenter_img News UkraineEurope – Central Asia Growing media harassment including assaults, sackings and denial of access to information threatens press freedom ahead of the second round of presidential elections on 21 November, said Reporters Without Borders.There has so far been totally biased media coverage of the campaign, pitting Prime Minister Victor Yanukovych against his opposition rival Victor Yushchenko, said the worldwide press freedom organisation. “Almost every method is being used to prevent complete and full coverage of the campaign,” it said.Many journalists continue to protest at the authorities systematic use of “temnyks” or instructions to editorial offices as to how certain subjects should be handled.Around 30 journalists working for the leading TV channels demonstrated outside the studios of public UT-1 television and private 1+1, on the evening of a televised debate on 15 November between the candidates in protest at government obstacles to the media’s work.Some of the demonstrators tied their hands together with paper chains made out of “temnyks”.Television news presenter Volodymyr Holosnyak of UT-1 TV was sacked on 3 November for refusing to read a temnyk ahead of a televised debate in which Victor Yanukovych was taking part. The journalist insisted that he should also read a statement on the conditions sought by Victor Yushchenko to take part in the debate.Elsewhere, there have been several assaults on opposition supporters and journalists. On 3 November, Enver Musayev, of the weekly Holos Kryma was physically assaulted and his colleagues threatened at Simferopol, the regional capital of Crimea. Three thugs approached the journalist’s vehicle dragged Musavev out and struck him. Editor of the weekly newspaper Eldar Seidbekirov, who was present during the assault, said that one of the assailants wore the uniform of a lieutenant-colonel. On the eve of the first round of the elections on 31 October, a journalist on the main opposition television channel Kanal 5 Serghiy Skorobohatko was beaten up at a polling station by assailants who also snatched his camera. The 17 November issue of opposition daily Silski Visti that carried an interview with Victor Yushchenko, could not be sent to its subscribers because the copies were stuck at the depot owned by the distributor, Pressa Ukrayiny, a subsidiary of the public post office. On the same day, unidentified visitors turned up at the newspaper’s office and gave “advice” about the most appropriate way of covering the election campaign. The daily was finally distributed to its subscribers at about 3pm on 17 November after the paper demanded that parliament intervene.The daily has suffered mounting harassment since its socialist owner Alexandre Moroz gave his backing to Victor Yushchenko. As a result a large number of readers, particularly in the south, no longer receive their papers. The local post offices come up with a range of excuses to explain it.Editor Vasyl Hruzin said these technical problems were solely due to the newspaper’s political line. He said there had also been attempts at censorship of the paper.The public post office at Donetsk, in the east of the country refused to send the independent weekly Svoboda to several thousand subscribers in the Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhya, Luhansk, Kharkov and Crimea areas. The post office’s regional director Mykola Dremov informed the weekly’s editor Mykhailo Khalandski that a court in Donetsk had banned its distribution but refused to produce a copy of the ruling. Receive email alerts February 26, 2021 Find out more Ukraine escalates “information war” by banning three pro-Kremlin media News Ukrainian media group harassed by broadcasting authority Reporters Without Borders voiced concern at a growing threat to press freedom ahead of the second round of presidential elections after totally biased coverage to date. “Almost every method has been used to prevent complete and full coverage of the campaign,” it said. last_img read more

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DS News Webcast: Tuesday 2/4/2014

By on May 31, 2021

first_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago About Author: DSNews 2014-02-04 DSNews Black Knight Financial Services released on Monday its year-end Mortgage Monitor Report, showing significant, sustained improvements in both delinquency and foreclosure numbers throughout 2013. Echoing data released in its first-look report at the end of January, the company revealed delinquency rates last year were about 1.5 times the pre-crisis average, while foreclosure rates were 4.6 times their pre-crisis level. While those percentages are still elevated, Black Knight says they’re a substantial improvement from their peaks.The company also explored the rate of recovery between judicial versus non-judicial foreclosure states, finding that judicial areas have been a bit slower to bounce back in price growth and the number of problem loans. Herb Blecker, SVP of data and analytics for Black Knight, discussed the difference in growth:Fannie Mae’s book of business shrank in December, ending a short streak of growth as new business acquisitions slowed. According to the GSE’s monthly volume summary, total business contracted at a compound annual rate of 0.4% in December, bringing the full-year growth rate to negative 0.8%. The total book was valued at about $3.16 trillion as of the end of 2013. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Is Rise in Forbearance Volume Cause for Concern? 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Previous: HFF Hires Director for Tampa Office Next: Fabrizio & Brook Welcomes Litigation Attorney The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Savecenter_img The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home / Featured / DS News Webcast: Tuesday 2/4/2014 in Featured, Media, Webcasts February 4, 2014 540 Views DS News Webcast: Tuesday 2/4/2014  Print This Post Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

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Dallas police searching for armed serial rapist targeting apartment complexes

By on May 18, 2021

first_imgDallas Police Department(DALLAS) — Authorities in Dallas, Texas are on the lookout for an armed suspect that may be linked to three separate aggravated sexual assaults. The assaults occurred at three different North Dallas apartment complexes, all within eight and a half miles of each other.The latest victim was inside her apartment when the suspect knocked on her door and solicited work, before pushing his way into the apartment and sexually assaulted her, Dallas Deputy Police Chief Thomas Castro said at a Thursday press conference.The first assault occurred on Sept. 12 and the second one on Sept. 29 — within a mile of each other — officials said.The most recent assault unfolded about eight miles from the other two.In each attack, the suspect gained access to his victim’s apartment by knocking and soliciting work or asking for a donation — and then forcing himself inside once the door was answered, brandishing a weapon, Castro said.In the incident in which the suspect allegedly solicited a donation, he accepted the donation before assaulting his victim, according to Castro.Castro said that “in a couple of [the] offenses,” children were present in the home during the attack, but declined to provide further detail beyond saying no children were harmed and the victims were the only adults in the residence at the time of the assault.“When somebody knocks on your door before you open the door, make sure you know who is out there, and what they want,” Castro said.Dallas Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, who was described as a black male, 16 to 18-years-old, approximately 5’8″ and a 140 pounds with a box fade haircut and a mark on his wrist.He was last seen wearing black pants, a black T-shirt with a red and white design on the front, a black jacket and black and red athletic shoes, Castro said.Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to contact Detective Todd Haecker at 214-671-3610 or Detective Brandi Kramer at 214-671-3613.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Russia, UK, USA and France to Hold FRUKUS-2012

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first_img Training & Education View post tag: FRUKUS-2012 View post tag: Navy June 25, 2012 The FRUKUS-2012 four-lateral naval exercise will take place in the Baltic Sea since June 24 through July 1…(rusnavy)[mappress]Source: Russian Navy, June 25, 2012; Image: warisboring View post tag: UK View post tag: News by topic View post tag: hold Back to overview,Home naval-today Russia, UK, USA and France to Hold FRUKUS-2012 View post tag: Russia View post tag: usa View post tag: Naval View post tag: France Russia, UK, USA and France to Hold FRUKUS-2012 Share this articlelast_img read more

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Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band Announces Residency At New York City’s Iridium Jazz Club

By on March 2, 2021

first_imgAllman Brothers Band drummer and percussionist Jaimoe has announced that his Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band will be playing a monthly residency at New York City jazz club, The Iridium. The residency is confirmed for November November 16th, December 14th and ending January 18th.Junior Mack (guitar/vocals), Dave Stoltz (bass), Brice Katz (keys), along with Paul Lieberman (sax/flute/piccolo), Kris Jensen (sax), and Reggie Pittman (trumpet), will be joining Jaimoe during the run, playing a unique blend of Jazz, Blues, Rock-n-Roll, and R&B.Tickets are currently on-sale and can be purchased here.“Ain’t Waistin’ Time No More/John Coltrane ~ Africa” at Wanee Fest 2011:[via Jambands]last_img read more

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Dell Technologies Helps Keep Businesses and Innovation Engines Running

By on February 27, 2021

first_imgOver the past few months, we’ve seen great resolve from our customers and partners as we all work together to overcome a new set of challenges every day. I’m in awe of our customers and partners around the world as they continue to innovate while adapting to the ever-changing landscape. It’s our honor to support your journey by delivering the technology needed for business-critical operations while helping you preserve capital and manage cash flow.In April, we launched the Payment Flexibility Program (PFP) and announced $9 billion in financing to help fund your critical technology needs. Today, we’re announcing an extension of the Payment Flexibility Program through October 30, 2020, with payment deferrals until 2021.With Dell Technologies On Demand, our customers gain access to a broad range of financial consumption models to keep their technology infrastructures running while continuing to innovate. The Payment Flexibility Program is unmatched in its value to organizations in every aspect. From payment deferrals to partner relief programs to low rate financing offers, we are here to help and best prepared to assist customers with flexible IT solutions. These programs give you access to industry-leading technology, resources to innovate and cash flow for business continuity.Our partner Shane Michna from SHI Capital said, “All of the various promotional options have been highly leveraged by large and small clients alike. Many of our clients have needed the ability to acquire technology and defer payment to 2021. The six-month deferral and zero percent promotional offer on Dell Technologies storage and servers has been the most utilized and sought after by SHI sales clients.”Introducing new updates to the Technology Rotation payment solution We’ve seen that many of our customers want to acquire technology by paying over multiple years utilizing low cost financing. To meet your organization’s core infrastructure and remote workforce technology needs, we’re offering the lowest rate and total cost of ownership (TCO) ever for PowerStore storage arrays, PowerEdge servers, and Dell laptops and desktops as part of the Technology Rotation payment solution. At the end of the term, customers have the flexibility to return and upgrade their equipment with the latest technology to support hybrid cloud, on-premises workloads, or remote workforce initiatives.This program helps customers better control IT costs by:Saving significantly compared to the full purchase price on laptops, desktops, storage and server solutionsConserving cash by deferring their first payment until 2021Extending payments on servers and storage using up to two fixed 12-month extensions for flexibility to return or acquire hardware over five yearsExpanding or enhancing PowerStore performance and capacity at any time in the contract through Anytime UpgradesThese new options are available in addition to the current features of the Payment Flexibility Program which include:Zero percent interest rates and deferred payments for Dell Technologies infrastructure solutionsShort term options for remote work and learning with six- to 12-month terms and refresh options for laptops and desktops to help with back-to-school and return-to-work plans.A one-year term flexible consumption offering to better align payments to an end user’s technology usageCredit availability to our valued channel partners through our Working Capital Solutions Program extending payments terms up to 90 days, and when combined with a Dell Financial Services** (DFS) payment solution, the partner is paid within a few days, improving their cash flow Dell Technologies On Demand is helping customers prepare for tomorrow, today.  Customers are finding immense value in creative technology financing solutions and flexible consumption models. IDC recently interviewed organizations using Dell Technologies On Demand and found significant cost savings when using on-demand consumption models. Customers cited the ability to acquire the newest technology at a much lower cost as one major advantage, stating, “We can essentially get the newest technology for a fraction of what we would pay for it outright.”Dell Technologies On Demand helps enterprises align their IT spending with business demands and deliver more predictable outcomes. Customer demand for these flexible consumption-based and as-a-service models prompted us to expand our offerings to include Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, and China. Dell Technologies is here for the long haul!The Payment Flexibility Program is the most comprehensive infrastructure financing program in the industry, made even stronger by Dell Technologies On Demand flexible consumption models. This is our commitment to help you run your business, take care of your people and access essential technology as you seek respite in the storm.For more information, visit Payment Flexibility Program and Dell Financial Services sites for flexible, customizable payment and remote working solutions.**Payment solutions provided and serviced by Dell Financial Services LLC or its affiliates or designees (“DFS”) for qualified customers. Offers valid through Oct. 30, 2020, to qualified business end-users in the US (excluding DBC accounts). Offers may not be available or may vary in certain countries. Offers may change without notice, may be subject to minimum transaction size, and are subject to credit approval, product availability, applicable law and documentation provided by and acceptable to DFS. Visit here for important offer details.last_img read more

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