Author: AIM-Watch

Dividend Yield Opportunities On AIM (2019)

Dividend Yield Opportunities On AIM (2019)

Investors hoping to draw an income from their holdings might be surprised by the number of AIM companies rewarding shareholders with a dividend. As of January 2019, for example, a total of 285 companies had paid shareholders a dividend within their most recent financial year – just under a third of the market. How come...

Largest & Smallest Market Cap AIM Companies

Largest & Smallest Market Cap AIM Companies

As depicted by the extreme variation in size below, AIM offers investors a huge variety of investment opportunities (updated 12th January, 2019).  25 Largest AIM Companies By Market Cap Burford Capital Ltd (BUR) – £3.65bn Fevertree Drinks PLC (FEVR) – £2.92bn Abcam PLC (ABC) £2.50bn ASOS PLC (ASC) – £2.39bn Hutchinson China Meditech Ltd (HCM)...

Definition: Exchange Market Size (EMS)

Definition: Exchange Market Size (EMS)

Although obligated to provide sufficient liquidity for investors to be able to transact in the securities of quoted companies, market makers are not expected to offer quotes that are firm up to an unlimited size. This is where the term, Exchange Market Size (EMS), comes in to force. What does Exchange Market Size (EMS) mean?...

Explained: Retail Service Providers (RSPs)

Explained: Retail Service Providers (RSPs)

The Retail Service Provider (RSP) network is the bedrock to the online retail broker market in the UK. By better understanding this network, as well as the processes behind the buying and selling of shares, you can help ensure you receive the best price possible for your investments and trades. What happens when buying or selling...

Definition: Market Capitalisation

Definition: Market Capitalisation

Market cap is a trading term that every investor needs to understand as it is fundamental to determining whether or not a company is over- or under-valued. As well as defining the term and showing how it is calculated, this article discusses how it can be used to build a well-balanced portfolio. What is market...

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