Posts Tagged ‘Porta Communications’

Published 13th Mar 2017, 11:01

Sector share prices: 12 March 2017

Share prices of most companies in the marketing sector registered little change in the month to 12 March and the sector’s MSFI Index rose by only 1.37% to 74.8 (12 Jan 2001: 100).  The FTSE... Read more
Published 3rd Mar 2017, 18:27

Morton increases Porta stake to 18.7%

A trust associated with Bob Morton, the former chairman of Porta Communications, has increased its shareholding in the AIM listed public relations company from 16.53% to 18.68%, the company announced... Read more
Published 13th Feb 2017, 16:03

Sector share prices: 12 February 2017

The marketing sector’s MSFI share index grew at twice the pace of the FTSE All-Share Index in the latest quarter to 12 February, adding 15.25% to its value as at 12 November 2016. In the same... Read more
Published 27th Jan 2017, 10:38

Porta converts £0.5m related party loan into shares

Porta Communications has converted a further recent loan from a related party into share capital, the company announced today. The loan of £500,000 plus interest accruing at 12%pa was provided on... Read more
Published 12th Jan 2017, 18:30

Sector share prices: 12 January 2017

There was a sector-wide improvement in share prices in the month to 12 January with only a few exceptions.  The sector’s MSFI Index rose by 6.09% in the month, a little more the FTSE All-Share... Read more
Published 13th Dec 2016, 20:21

Sector share prices: 12 December 2016

Last month’s depressing account of how poorly the marketing industry had fared on the stock market by comparison with the FTSE All-Share Index seems to have encouraged investors to take advantage... Read more
Published 7th Dec 2016, 18:52

Porta buys out departed Australian shareholder

Porta Communications is to adjust the share purchase arrangements at its Newgate Australia subsidiary to accommodate the departure of a former director Felicity Allen. Porta currently owns 51%... Read more
Published 23rd Nov 2016, 15:28

The Creston conundrum: is private better than public?

It is a curious coincidence that the publicly listed marketing group Creston announced plans to leave the stock market in the same week as Marketing Services Financial Intelligence announced its 2016... Read more
Published 13th Nov 2016, 13:18

Sector share prices: 12 November 2016

If anyone wanted to make money from investing in stocks and shares on a consistent and steady basis, the marketing sector is probably best avoided. Today the sector’s MSFI Index is hardly... Read more
Published 9th Nov 2016, 14:02

Porta extends loan repayment date and settles a Morton debt

Porta Communications, the loss-making AIM listed public relations group, has restructured some of its borrowings with the effect of deferring the deadline for repaying a £5 million loan that... Read more