Gamble of the week: More bangers for your buck

It’s been a good year in general for Britain’s medium-sized companies. The FTSE 250 index is up 26% this year, but some firms have not participated in this rally. Take sausage skin maker Devro, for example. Its shares have fallen by around 5% as it has been hampered by rising costs and subdued demand for sausages in some markets.

The stock market tends to fall out with companies when they go through a rough patch. But if the problems are temporary and can be fixed, the shares can recover.

I think that Devro might be one of these [...]

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