Forsyth Barr

Contract wins boost to Wynyard

Contract wins boost to Wynyard

Recent contract wins by listed security group Wynyard have been positive for the company's shares and reflect recent movements in the security sector in general, Forsyth Barr broker Haley Van Leeuwen says.

Forecasts downgraded on results

Forecasts downgraded on results

Brokerage Forsyth Barr has downgraded forecasts for nine of the 19 companies which have posted their full-year financial results in recent weeks, updating its earnings per share forecasts.

Broker maintains buy advice on power

Forsyth Barr is staying with its buy recommendations for shares in both Contact Energy and TrustPower, despite about $413 million being wiped off the combined value of the two electricity companies.

App launched by Forsyth Barr

App launched by Forsyth Barr

Broker Forsyth Barr has released an iPhone app that lets investors keep track of recommendations generated by the company's research department.

Reduce recommendation on Warehouse shares

Forsyth Barr has downgraded The Warehouse shares to reduce following the retailer's acquisition this week of the Noel Leeming Group for $65 million.

Farmside will add value to TeamTalk; strong growth story: broker

Farmside will add value to TeamTalk; strong growth story: broker

The acquisition of Farmside by TeamTalk appears to add value to TeamTalk in its own right, plus it has a strong growth story to tell, Forsyth Barr broker Haley Van Leeuwen says.

SkyCity positive outlook likely to continue

SkyCity positive outlook likely to continue

Forsyth Barr broker Peter Young expects to keep a positive investment view of SkyCity Casinos despite the company yesterday indicating a sluggish start to the first half of the financial year.

Desk back at Forsyth Barr

Desk back at Forsyth Barr

Forsyth Barr deputy chairman Michael Sidey came face-to-face this week with some personal history - the return to the sharebroking firm of a desk belonging to his godfather Robert Forsyth Barr.

Auckaldn Airport beneficiary of Cup

Auckaldn Airport beneficiary of Cup

Auckland International Airport (AIA) is expected to be a major beneficiary of the Rugby World Cup later this year and the results are expected to flow on to the 2012 financial year.

April share performance lures investors

Investors returned to sharemarkets last month with most indices showing positive monthly returns.

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