Here’s what I’d do about the Saga share price right now

first_img The high-calibre small-cap stock flying under the City’s radar 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. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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Image source: Getty Images See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves Rupert Hargreaves owns no share 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.center_img Enter Your Email Address Click here to claim your copy of this special investment report — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top Small-Cap Stock… free of charge! Rupert Hargreaves | Saturday, 3rd October, 2020 | More on: SAGA At first glance, the Saga (LSE: SAGA) share price looks cheap. Shares in the company are changing hands at a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of around 5.7. However, City analysts aren’t particularly optimistic about the business’s outlook. Today, I’m going to explain why, and what this means for investors. 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…Saga share price concernsOf the four City analysts that cover Saga, only one thinks the shares are worth buying. Even though the company looks cheap, and is expected to report steady earnings growth over the next two years, it’s clear the business has some problems.For example, the company has a significant amount of debt. It’s been struggling to bring its borrowings under control for some time. In addition, management has diversified the group into cruising at the worst possible time.The cruise industry is reeling from the coronavirus crisis. It doesn’t look as if the business will be able to return to 2019 levels of activity anytime soon. Some of the Saga share price’s recent decline can be attributed to this decision. Still, despite these issues, the company has some advantages. It was recently able to raise a significant amount of money from shareholders to stabilise the balance sheet. The group’s former chief, Roger De Haan, has also decided to come back on board. He will replace Patrick O’Sullivan as the firm’s non-executive chairman.De Haan has also thrown £100m of his own money behind the business. So, he’s incentivised to achieve the best returns for all shareholders. The best outcomeThe company has made some strategic miss-steps in recent years, and that shows through in the performance of the Saga share price since the firm’s IPO. However, I reckon the business has what it takes to stage a recovery over the next few years. It’s a highly trusted brand among consumers, and it knows its core customer base well. Saga has been serving its over 50s market for decades. If the company can refocus on what it does best, then I think it’s highly likely the Saga share price can produce high total returns for investors from current levels.While the corporation’s past performance suggests this is unlikely, De Haan’s decision to come back to the company has changed things, in my opinion. Indeed, £100m is a lot of money to stake on a turnaround, and it’s given Saga the financial backing it has required for so long. That being said, while I’m confident about the company’s outlook, I think the best strategy for investors could be to own the stock as part of a diversified portfolio. This would allow shareholders to profit from any upside while minimising downside risk to the overall portfolio. After all, there’s no guarantee the corporation will recover. Combining the stock in a portfolio with other high-growth stocks would reduce the risk of investing in the Saga share price overall.  Here’s what I’d do about the Saga share price right now 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.last_img read more

Soon “Ear-Free” Headphones Will be Available

first_img UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Could you imagine not owning ear buds? It may very well be in the near future. Sony has introduced new “ear-free” headphones that are futuristic looking but solves that wiring tangle issue.Recently featured at South by Southwest, Concept N is like no other headphone that you have ever seen, reports Consequence of Sound.Headphones rest around the neck, their built-in multi-directional speakers guiding sound up toward the ears. The idea behind the design is to allow users to hear music without having to sacrifice hearing anything else around them.Other features of the Concept N include a camera found in the neckband and the ability to be voice-controlled.For those who may want to alternate between the future and the present-day, each Concept N does come packaged with the more traditional ear buds. These have holes poked in them to ensure that outside racket can still be detected by users.For the complete article and a video on the product, go here. Please enter your comment! Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSConsequences of SoundEar BudsEar Free HeadphonesSony Previous articleNelson Continues Pursuit of Early Voting Site for ApopkaNext articleWhat’s Leaving Netflix in April 2016 Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your name here Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

Boston tenants fight rent hikes, evictions

first_imgWW photo: Gerry ScoppettuoloTenants and supporters marched to the offices of Alpha Real Estate in Boston to oppose the unprecedented, forced, mass, “no-fault” evictions aimed at residents of a 300-unit apartment complex in Malden, Mass., a suburb of Boston. Those on the spirited Nov. 1 picket line chanted, “Alpha, Alpha, you can’t hide, we can see your greedy side!”For six months tenants have been fighting to keep their housing in an ever-expanding battle. In April, soon after acquiring the rental complex for $26 million, Alpha raised rents overnight by 25 percent to 40 percent. Alpha gave tenants 30 days to accept the rent hikes or face eviction.The Malden tenants form a multinational, working-class community, many of whom are seniors who have lived in their units for 30 years or more. Most tenants cannot afford either the rent increases or the costs of moving to a new location.Tenants started fighting back immediately and formed the Malden-Medford Tenants Association. More than 70 percent of tenants sent opposition petitions to Alpha. The tenant union organized picket lines at Malden District Court during eviction proceedings, and in September the Malden City Council unanimously passed a supporting resolution.Important support has been provided by City Life, a community-based organization leading the fight against bank foreclosures in Massachusetts, and by Greater Boston Legal Services. Along with City Life, picket line support was provided by members of Steelworkers Local 8751 (the Boston School Bus Drivers Union), Service Employees Local 615, the International Action Center, Boston Anarchists Network and Boston University students.Alpha Real Estate is notorious for renting substandard, high-rent apartments to thousands of college students in Boston, and recently one of its properties was condemned by the Boston Public Health Department.Affordable housing is not being built in greater Boston — or anywhere else for that matter. The banks, real estate companies and landlords that control housing are squeezing renters more and more as the global economic crisis of capitalism makes itself felt in every country, city and neighborhood. Low-cost public housing that people need is not being built, in part due to cutbacks in funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. At the same time, private industry refuses to build rental housing without government loan guarantees and the assurance of hefty profits.Every day poor and working-class people are summoned to local courts overwhelmed with foreclosure proceedings brought by the likes of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Deutsche Bank. People’s fightback groups like the Malden tenants union, City Life, the Moratorium NOW! Coalition in Michigan, and the upcoming People’s Power Assemblies in several cities are more important than ever.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Workers assembly plans for spring actions

first_imgBaltimore — The “We Deserve Better” Workers’ Assembly convened a very dynamic and enthusiastic regional workers speak-out on Feb. 22 in Baltimore to commemorate the third anniversary of the Wisconsin Capitol occupation and to set plans for actions in the spring.Youth activists from North Carolina’s Moral Monday struggle; Peoples Power Assem­bly representatives from New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia; and local civil rights, union, student and Occupy activists from Washington, D.C., and Maryland, including Baltimore’s communities, testified and deliberated on proposals.The participants consented on a number of key actions for this spring, including a “May 1st Rise Up Baltimore” protest and strike against low wages; an April 29th call for regional and national protests at the National Restaurant Association Convention in Washington, D.C., which will bring together bosses who have been some of the most vocal in opposing raising the minimum wage; a week of protests from March 7 to March 15 called “March for $15,” referring to the demand for a $15 minimum hourly wage; and support for a local March 13th march for UNITE HERE Baltimore/Washington International Airport food service workers.The assembly also took up a special statement and call for solidarity with low-wage workers and voted to make organizing to support SuperShuttle workers at BWIA a priority this spring. This includes holding a major Baltimore rally and fundraising dinner and supporting a bill in Annapolis, Md., which requires that contract workers be declared workers, allowing them to organize a union.The overwhelming theme of the assembly was support and solidarity with the new and dynamic low-wage workers’ struggle. Many of these workers participated in the assembly, including the co-chairing of the two sessions. Participants concluded that the fight for jobs and justice, and against austerity and attacks on the union movement, and the struggle against racism and for immigrant rights are very much connected to this fight.The assembly also voted to support the homeless; to take up the fight to defend the rights of jobless workers and the community in general, which is fighting to strike down employment and housing applications that use people’s conviction records to deny employment, and to oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership.Among the major highlights of the day were the testimonies of SuperShuttle drivers and representatives of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1994.Postal workers showed two special videos highlighting their fight for justice. There was loud applause when two younger activists spoke on the need to support immigrant rights and oppose racism and racist violence.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

AG CONNECT to Join with Commodity Classic Starting in 2016

first_img AG CONNECT to Join with Commodity Classic Starting in 2016 Home Indiana Agriculture News AG CONNECT to Join with Commodity Classic Starting in 2016 By Andy Eubank – Oct 22, 2013 Facebook Twitter Previous articleUS East Coast ethanol stocks continue decline to lowest recorded levelNext articleGovernor Pence Shells 225 Bushel Corn Andy Eubank Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARE Commodity Classic announcementCommodity Classic is getting bigger. So is AG CONNECT Expo and Summit, and in 2016 in New Orleans they will begin a melding of the two events into one for even larger growth. The announcement was made Tuesday morning.“It’s great news for our growers,” said Martin Barbre from Illinois, president of the National Corn Growers Association. “It’s going to bring them a bigger, a better show, with so much more to see and do. Anyone who has been to Commodity Classic has seen how much we’ve grown in recent years. We’ve added in our wheat and sorghum affiliates, and now with AEM joining in, we’re going to have a show that just simply can’t be missed.”Barbre added the announcement for 2016 is the perfect evolution of the event, “and it’s coming at just the right time.”He says one reason it’s the right time is the continual growth of Commodity Classic.“Last year in Kissimmee, Florida or record attendance totaled more than 6,200. That included a record number of more than 3,300 corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum growers. There were also more than 1,000 first time attendees.”Danny Murphy, president of the American Soybean Association said the decision was made by farmers for the show about farmers and produced and led by farmers.“I think that’s reflected in this decision. The decision was the result of a farmer led strategic vision taskforce comprised of NCGA and ASA farmer-leaders that met this past summer. As farmers we want to see the newest innovations from all our solution providers, from seeds to equipment, and be able to talk to the companies’ top executives too. This partnership allows us to get that right along with everything else that makes Classic the place to be each year.”Bill Schuermann, ASA’s executive director, Member & Industry Relations, says new, larger venues for Commodity Classic will be needed.“The Classic already has outgrown many of the cities that we were already attending, so as we were looking ahead we were already looking at larger venues. Obviously with AG CONNECT and Commodity Classic coming together that will impact where we can have our show.”Charlie O’Brien, senior vice president of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers which owns and produces AG CONNECT, says they’ve emphasized quality in their shows just as Commodity Classic has, so it will be a great fit.“WE also feel that the vision of both Commodity Classic and AG CONNECT experiences are consistent in the vision of the future in creating a premiere, must attend event that focuses on quality and not just quantity. It’s really the quality in exhibits, quality in attendees, quality in the educational programming, and the quality of the overall experience for both the attendees and the exhibitors.”Next year Commodity Classic will be in San Antonio and in 2015 it moves to Phoenix. AG CONNECT Expo & Summit is next scheduled for Indianapolis in late January of 2015.last_img read more

Sexist hate campaign against Idlib-based reporter

first_imgAlhasan told RSF that false reports and rumours about her – such as the claim that her father had decided to kill her for sullying his honour by appearing on TV – are often shared on the accounts of media outlets and leading figures who support Bashar al-Assad’s government. News Reporters Without Borders condemns the use of sexist insults and rumours by Syrian government supporters, including journalists, against a woman reporter who is covering the fighting in Idlib, Syria’s last rebel stronghold. Nothing, not even the polarization resulting from the civil war, justifies such degrading behaviour, RSF said. to go further RSF_en Receive email alerts News Follow the news on Syria Syria is ranked 174th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index. News After she was filmed in a square in the rebel-held town of Saraqeb challenging a pro-Assad journalist with a large Facebook following, another pro-government journalist had himself filmed making a sexist remark about her in the same square on 2 March, after the town was captured by Assad’s army. March 4, 2020 – Updated on March 5, 2020 Sexist hate campaign against Idlib-based reporter SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Armed conflictsJihadismWomen News Toll of ten years of civil war on journalists in Syria Damascus TV presenter arrested under cyber-crime law Help by sharing this information “Delighting in a journalist’s supposed rape and constantly using her gender to attack her work is intolerable,” said Sabrina Bennoui, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk. “The polarization of the media in Syria is resulting in spiteful and degrading smears and, in this case, attacks on a woman’s morality.” Their target is Merna Alhasan, a freelance journalist who is one of the first women in the region to acquire a significant media profile as a result of her coverage of the situation in the Idlib region. Organisation This is not the first time she’s been subjected to a smear campaign, but the threats, insults and gibes have been growing ever since the fighting intensified in the Idlib region and direct military clashes began between Syria and Turkey. March 8, 2021 Find out more March 12, 2021 Find out more Another journalist, Jehan Haj Bakri, said the Jihadi rebel group HTS had threatened her because she did not wear a hijab. “I was forced to wear a hijab in order to win the trust of people and society and avoid being subjected to violence by Islamist groups,” she said. Hadia Mansour had to use a pseudonym and keep changing it for security reasons. “I found this very frustrating,” she said, “because I couldn’t appear under my real name and all my work had to be concealed.” Wave of Kurdish arrests of Syrian journalists According to the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM), the Idlib region has around 60 women journalists. Those contacted by RSF confirmed that they had gender-related problems, in part because of the way society regards them. “When I’m out reporting and holding a camera, I can see the contempt in men’s eyes,” freelancer Shadia Tataa said. SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Armed conflictsJihadismWomen “Look what happens to someone who betrays her country,” was the response repeated on dozens of pro-government social media accounts earlier this week, including a member of the Syrian Parliament, when it was reported that she had been raped by terrorists and left for dead. Denying the report on Facebook, Alhasan responded: “Every day a new rumour! I’m fine, thanks.” February 3, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

The Taoiseach says there are no immediate plans for Donegal SW by-election

first_imgNewsx Adverts 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Previous articleFury as Farren family’s address to Oireachtas committee cut shortNext articleHIQA nursing home inspections having negative impact on Donegal residents News Highland center_img 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North The Taoiseach says there are no immediate plans for Donegal SW by-election By News Highland – July 3, 2010 Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp The Taoiseach says there are no immediate plans for a by-election in Donegal South-West.The seat has been vacant for the past year following the election of Pat the Cope Gallagher to the European Parliament.Speaking to Highland Radio news during a visit to County Donegal last night, the Taoiseach said Donegal was currently well represented.[podcast][/podcast] Facebook Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Thursday June 13th

first_img Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleVodafone investigating ‘potential disruption’ to servicesNext articleNW players on Ireland teams for World Games in Italy News Highland Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty By News Highland – June 13, 2019 WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Thursday June 13th Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Thursday June 13th:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction center_img FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest Twitter Google+ Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Man released after questioning about Strabane bomb

first_img Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Homepage BannerNews The PSNI says a 36-year-old man arrested on Friday by detectives from the Terrorism Investigation Unit has been released after questioning.The man was interviewed as part of the ongoing investigation into the discovery of an explosive device in Church View, Strabane on September 7th last.Pokice say the incident remains under investigation. Facebook Google+ Pinterestcenter_img By News Highland – December 8, 2019 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Man released after questioning about Strabane bomb WhatsApp Twitter Previous articleFlights cancelled and almost 500 power outages are reportedNext articleEirgrid hails new wind generation records News Highland Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

Sirhan Sirhan back in prison after surviving stabbing: Attorney

first_imgMivPiv/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — Sirhan Sirhan has returned to prison after being treated at a California hospital following a stabbing on Friday, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, as well as Sirhan’s attorney.“There was an assault on an inmate on Friday, August 30 at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility at 2:21 p.m,” said a statement released to ABC News by the state corrections department on Sunday. “Officers responded quickly, and found an inmate with stab wound injuries. He was transported to an outside hospital for medical care.”“The victim of the attack has since been released from the hospital and is back at the institution,” the statement continued. “The suspect in the attack has been identified, and has been placed in the prison’s Administrative Segregation Unit, pending an investigation.”The statement did not name the inmate, but Sirhan’s attorney Laurie Dusek confirmed to ABC News that her client was the victim of the stabbing.Dusek and Sirhan’s brother, Munir Sirhan, 72, said they were unable to reach him for two days after the incident. Sirhan was convicted of of 1968 assassination of Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy.“There’s been a lot of anguish and fear in not knowing where he is or how he’s doing,” Munir Sirhan, 72, told ABC News in a phone interview.Both Munir Sirhan and Dusek said they had suspicions about what may have happened, but declined to elaborate until they’d spoken directly with the wounded inmate.Sirhan said that he corresponds by letter with his incarcerated sibling weekly.Asked whether his brother had expressed any concerns about his safety in recent weeks, Munir Sirhan said he had, but declined to offer details.“He has, but I’d rather not elaborate because I’m not certain,” Sirhan’s brother said. “Maybe I could shed a little bit of light: the prison took him out of his two or three-year job assignment. He was on a kitchen detail and I have no idea why. I don’t know if that’s any indication” of a threat to the inmate’s safety, Munir Sirhan said. “My main concern is not being able to get ahold of him.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reservedlast_img read more