- 16 Dec 2003 22:35
Just wondering if the recent fall in Greggs has been overdone. Being based in the north-east,they still maintain market superiority. Some of the staff I have spoken to seem to be getting all the overime they can handle and one of the major local rivals, Peters (70 stores in the area), has been closed for the last few days due to a fire at their distribution centre.
Any thoughts welcome
- 20 Jul 2004 13:05
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Greggs seems to be doing well in West of Scotland judging by the ques outside at lunchtime and the number paper pokes you see scattered in the streets bearing their name.
- 21 Jul 2004 22:20
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Seem very busy in Leeds too. Will happily visit in the name of research (bite, chomp)
- 10 Aug 2005 14:49
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Anyone trading this one these days?
They seem to move up and down often for no apparent reason.
- 10 Aug 2005 19:53
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- 10 Aug 2005 20:06
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Not in on these but about a year ago they appear to have changed the set up of a lot of the shops so all the sandwiches are not only pre-made but pre-packed and set up for the customer to help themselves. Also the shops are now completely tiny (assuming lower rates). As for the west of scotland (mentioned in earlier post) my comments above are mainly based on that tiny shop at the top of Buchanan St in Glasgow. never seen it quiet yet. Most the queuing is done in the street. Good business model if you ask me.
- 11 Aug 2005 09:49
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Thanks for your reply CM,
A fairly reliable outfit In general it would seem, but good job I didn't buy yesterday as they are still falling today (50p when I last looked).
I shall watch It with Interest.
- 09 Nov 2005 11:21
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SP now on It's way back after the recent drop by the looks of things.
- 27 Mar 2006 18:17
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Looks like a good buy to me [as are the Hot Sausage Rolls]
- 03 May 2006 15:34
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Greggs popped up on my share screener, based on the strong historical revenue/ profit/divident trends, net cash and the low p/e. A solid performer and possibly a take-over target for someone looking for a strong retail platform to 'up-date' the Greggs food offering?
- 11 Aug 2006 11:31
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Just looked at their chart, Bl***y hell these have bounced back well.
- 11 Aug 2006 12:11
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stan, bounced back on the back of restructuring announcement and has kept going
- 11 Aug 2006 12:18
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Thanks Fundy, missed a whole lot of info this summer.
- 11 Aug 2006 14:44
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Its not one i follow closely Stan but was looking to short it earlier in the year but missed the boat but it still sits in one of watchlists. not sure how much further it can go at least not without a short term pull back
- 19 Jan 2010 11:28
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I bought into these earlier in the week - latest Trading Statement
- from the 13th.
- 18 Mar 2010 07:38
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PRELIMINARY RESULTS FOR THE 53 WEEKS ENDED 2 JANUARY 2010
Pre-tax profit up 8.0% to 48.8m (2008*: 45.2m)
Sales up 4.8% to 658m: like-for-like sales up 0.8%
Diluted earnings per share up 11.1% to 34.0p (2008*: 30.6p)
Dividend per share up 11.4% to 16.6p: 25th consecutive year of dividend growth
Completed programme to create a simpler and more focused business
Created single brand and harmonised product ranges across UK
Beginning programme of accelerated expansion: 50 - 60 net new shops in 2010
- 19 Mar 2010 09:49
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not really .... i don't hold these, but i certainly saw at least one positive article about this bakery group several weeks ago ..... too late now? - hard to tell
- 19 Mar 2010 09:51
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- 25 Mar 2010 11:32
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I've sold half my holding @486
- 26 Mar 2010 14:15
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I bought about 7mths ago doing nicely now......will they keep going up ???????????