It’s been a good start to our trial of UK share tipping service Small Company Share Watch. Although there have only been two recommendations made so far, both are ahead.
Just a reminder this is a service that picks shares on the UK stockmarket, but as the name suggests these are from the micro and small cap end of the market.
It provides a model portfolio of their best selections – the “Growth Portfolio” – but there also write-ups in the monthly newsletter of other companies they believe are of interest.
Since inception in 2015, the Growth Portfolio is 588% up according to the information in the newsletter.
As mentioned at the start of the review this is very much a buy-and-hold over the long term kind of service so we will need to track it for a long time to get a proper sense of it.
A good start has been made so far though.
Small Company Share Watch – New Review
9th August 2021
Today we are starting a new review of a share tipping service called Small Company Share Watch.
This is a UK-based service that provides tips in companies on the UK stockmarket in the small-mid cap range. It is a very long-running service having been going since as far back as 1993, which must make it one of the oldest share tipping services out there.
The idea of the newsletter is to identify fast-growing small companies that can provide big profits before everyone else spots them.
It’s an approach that appears to have been remarkably successful, with their portfolios having performed as follows (according to the results published on their website):-
- Portfolio 1: 1994-2001 – Starting capital £25,000, termination value £297,142, portfolio gain 1088%
- Portfolio 2: 2001-2014 – Starting capital £50,000, termination value £653,643 portfolio gain 1207%
- Portfolio 3: 2015-present (ongoing) – Starting capital £100,000, current value approx. £530,000 portfolio growth 530%
So very impressive results there to say the least. We have followed this service for over a year in a personal capacity and can vouch that the results published for that period are indeed accurate.
As always though, past performance is no guarantee of future results so we will have to see how they get on under a live trial.
This is very much a medium-long term investment service, where you buy and hold shares over an extended period – often years. So it’s not a “get rich quick scheme” as such – rather one for the patient investor.
So this will be a long-term review as we will need to follow it for a good period of time to judge performance properly. As ever though we will update results here regularly as we go along.