Polar Capital Holdings: Numis downgrades to add with a target price of 667p.
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Smart Metering Systems announced its final results for the 12 months ended 31 December on Tuesday, reporting continued growth across all business areas.
Smart Metering Systems, on Thursday said had signed an agreement with First Utility to supplement its existing contract.
Glasgow based company Smart Metering Systems announced a new contract win to rent over 100,000 new smart-meters to energy supplier Utilita Energy on Tuesday.
Integrated metering services company Smart Metering Systems updated the market on its trading for the year to 31 December on Monday, reporting that its continued investment in its gas and electricity metering portfolio saw the total number of assets under management increase by approximately 62% to 2.03 million by year-end.
Big Yellow Group: Berenberg upgrades to buy with a target price of 920p.
AIM-listed Smart Metering said on Friday that it plans to raise £150m through a placing, as it announced the refinancing of a £280m revolving credit facility to help it achieve its smart meter roll-out plans.
Smart Metering Systems has lifted its full-year pre-tax profit and dividend after what it styled as a transformative year for the company.
Smart Metering Systems announced on Monday that it has agreed a new £280m revolving credit facility with a syndicate of banks, comprising Barclays Bank, Santander UK, HSBC UK, Clydesdale Bank and Bank of Scotland.
Smart Metering Systems, which installs, owns and manages utility metering assets, expects results for 2016 to be in line with expectations after it installed more domestic meters, gained new contracts and income rose.
Buy Balfour Beatty shares, was the view in the Sunday Times' Inside the City column. Chief executive Leo Quinn, appointed last year to turn things around at the infrastructure group like he had done at Qinetiq and De La Rue, still has a tough job on his hands as the construction industry was this month confirmed as being in recession. Moreover, the company is still contracted into many unprofitable contracts.
Smart Metering Systems (SMS), an integrated metering services company, has agreed to supply smart meters to customers of First Utility, an energy supplier, as part of a government programme.
Revenue and profits rose significantly at Smart Metering Systems in 2015, it reported on Monday, as the firm also announced three acquisitions.
It's time to say cheers and order another round in for SABMiller, according to Lex in the Financial Times.
The chief executive of Smart Metering Systems (SMS) sold £3.5m worth in shares in the company.
The chairman of Smart Metering Systems raised his stake in the company on Friday.
Somewhat perversely, shares of food wholesaler Booker Group have been weighed down by the souring in market sentiment towards the big grocers, despite not having any exposure to them. Much like Bunzl however the company has long been considered a dull operation but a reliable generator of cash and income for investors. Hence, investors were fortunate when after the close on Tuesday night a nine per cent stake in the company was put on the market, as Metro of Germany cashed out of what was never seen as a strategic investment.
Metering services company Smart Metering Systems saw its revenue rise during the first half of the year after a number of contract extensions with companies including British Gas.
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) has bought Utility Partnership, a UK manager of electricity meters, for 14m pounds.