The week's share tipsters at a glance - 20 September

MoneyWeek's comprehensive round-up of the week's share tips from the British press.

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Aureus Mining (AUE)AimSharesThe gold miner is raising funds to build a new mine to exploit its New Liberty gold deposit. Buy the shares ahead of the feasibility study results, due in late September/early October. 91.5p/45.5p*61p
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC)BanksInvestors ChronicleBank of America, which has limited exposure to the eurozone crisis, is firmly in recovery mode. Profits are set to surge, yet the shares trade at just 0.7 times book value. Buy. $10.10/$4.92$9.03
Bellway (BWY)HousebuildersInvestors ChronicleBellway is in a sweet spot as land is cheap to buy and completions are up 6.2% this year. Results are out on 16 October and the housebuilder’s shares are likely to rise before then. 941p/550p941p
Circle Oil (COP)AimSharesOil explorer Circle has an aggressive drilling programme planned for late 2012 that is fully funded. Brokers say the shares trade at a 24% discount to Circle’s producing assets. Buy. 28.5p/16p21p
Cluff Gold (CLF)Gold miningThe TimesGold miner Cluff has signed a $20m deal with Samsung to fund development of its project in Burkina Faso. Further deals could follow. It’s a good bet on a strengthening gold price. 107.5p/49p79p
Entertainment One (ETO)Film and TV rightsSharesThe acquisition of Alliance Films bolsters the firm’s content library by 50% and includes The Hunger Games trilogy. Savings from the deal could top £12m. Expect earnings upgrades.208.5p/128.5p168p
Genel Energy (GENL)Oil and gas servicesSharesShares in the Tony Hayward-led oil explorer are discounted too harshly due to the political risk of operating in Kurdistan. The shares offer cheap exposure to a burgeoning oil province. 1,020p/586p705.5p
Hansteen (HSTN)Industrial propertyInvestors ChronicleIn a classic Hansteen deal, the industrial landlord has snapped up a bankrupt Essex industrial estate and three units in Germany for £26.2m, producing rent of £2.7m or a 10% yield. Buy. 81p/67p79p
Kenmare Resources (KMR)MiningInvestors ChronicleRecent comments from DuPont on the strong demand for titanium dioxide mean that shares in Kenmare, whose mineral sands are used as feedstock for the chemical, are worth buying. 63p/30p40p
Kier Group (KIE)InfrastructureThe Daily TelegraphFull-year profits at Kier have fallen and trading remains challenging. However, it boasts a solid balance sheet, an order book worth £4.3bn and the shares yield a prospective 5.1%. Buy. 1,489p/1,089p1,401p
May Gurney (MAYG)InfrastructureThe Daily TelegraphA recent profit warning halved the share price, but the sell-off looks overdone. Around 60% of the firm’s revenues come from the public sector. It’s a speculative buy on a 2013 p/e of four. 305p/98p99p
MP Evans (MPE)AgricultureThe Daily TelegraphHalf-year profits at the farming group fell due to softer palm oil prices. However, the interim dividend was held and a full slump in palm oil prices isn’t expected. Buy on a 2013 p/e of 12.3. 560p/380p435p
Mitchells & Butlers (MAB)PubsSharesAfter an 18-month search, new CEO Alistair Darby has joined which is hugely positive for the shares. Darby should deliver profit margin improvements. Buy ahead of results in November.297p/211p283.5p
N Brown (BWNG)Home shoppingSharesThe internet and catalogue shopping group is benefiting from growing demand for online shopping and its focus on the outsize market. Rising online sales could spark a re-rating. 297p/22p282p
Randgold Resources (RRS)Gold miningThe Daily TelegraphShares in the UK’s biggest listed gold miner aren’t cheap, trading on a p/e of 21, falling to 16.8 next year. But it has a solid track record and should gain from more quantitative easing (QE3). 7,720p/4,480p7,420p
Restaurant Group (RTN)RestaurantsThe Mail on SundayWhile some eateries are suffering, Restaurant Group is thriving. Half-year profits are up 7% and trading is strong. Expect further share-price growth and a possible special dividend. 364p/265p359.5p
Rio Tinto (RIO)MiningThe Daily TelegraphThings may look gloomy for Rio as Australia hikes the royalty rates it pays on coal from 10% to 12.5%, but QE3 and China’s $157bn infrastructure spending programme will boost the shares.4,029p/2,636p3,070p
Rockhopper (RKH)Oil explorationThe TimesShares in the Falklands oil explorer have fallen, despite the Premier Oil deal. Yet this takes it from being a speculative play to a company that could earn revenues from the deal in 2017. 399p/156p186p
Safestore (SAFE)Temporary storageThe TimesBoth Safestore and rival Big Yellow have put the brakes on opening any new outlets. However, Safestore enjoys strong cash flow and low capital spending could mean a hike in the dividend. 128.5p/92p104p
Vodafone (VOD)Mobile telecomsThe TimesConcerns over whether Vodafone will receive another Verizon dividend in 2013 are hanging over the shares, but they are unfounded. The worst-case scenario is that it will be frozen. 192p/154p174p
Abcam (ABC)AimInvestors ChronicleDespite progress at the medical proteins producer, its revenues look too heavily exposed to under-pressure government spending and, as such, the rating looks too high. Sell. 424p/317p411p
Ashmore (ASHM)Asset managerInvestors ChronicleThe emerging-markets asset manager delivered solid results, despite tough trading conditions. However, volatile markets are hurting returns and the p/e of 14 looks too high. 413p/300p337p
Oxford Instruments (OXIG)High technology toolsThe Mail on SundayShares in Oxford Instruments, which makes highly technical tools for industry and research, have increased sevenfold since December 2007. Time to take profits and sell half your holding. 1,398p/699.5p1,334p
Metminco (MNC)AimInvestors ChronicleThe copper explorer is running out of money. It also faces technical difficulties in extracting the low-grade resource in its Los Calatos mine, which may increase its costs. Sell. 16pp/4.5p5.75p
SQS Software Quality (SQS)AimSharesShares in the software testing specialist have had a stellar run this year and recent results show earnings quality has improved. But with the rating increasing, it’s time to take profits. 235p/146p224.5p
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