How to Spot a Stock About to Crash

Picking stock market winners consistently is very difficult, which is why even the very best professional investors rarely stay at the top of their game for ever

External Writer 4 December, 2018 | 9:20AM

In this Perspectives article, retired Artemis fund manager Tim Steer shares an extract from his book 'The Signs Were There' on how to spot an equity in trouble.

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Company share price disasters are like the plunges made by the high cliff divers of Acapulco. The 135-feet dives that these brave men make from the cliffs of La Quebrada, Mexico into the shallow waters below resemble what the share prices of companies do when they go spectacularly wrong.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
AO World PLC167.40 GBP0.00
Carillion PLC14.20 GBP0.00
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co9.87 USD0.00
MITIE Group PLC32.70 GBP0.00
Slater & Gordon Ltd0.70 AUD0.00

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