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greggs - recent fall overdone? (GRG)     

bishopjeremy - 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

FRASZ - 20 Jul 2004 13:05 - 2 of 126

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.

Baughfell - 21 Jul 2004 22:20 - 3 of 126

Seem very busy in Leeds too. Will happily visit in the name of research (bite, chomp)

Stan - 10 Aug 2005 14:49 - 4 of 126

Anyone trading this one these days?

They seem to move up and down often for no apparent reason.

Stan - 10 Aug 2005 19:53 - 5 of 126

TTT

captainmerton - 10 Aug 2005 20:06 - 6 of 126

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.

Stan - 11 Aug 2005 09:49 - 7 of 126

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.

Stan - 09 Nov 2005 11:21 - 8 of 126

SP now on It's way back after the recent drop by the looks of things.

Rob B - 27 Mar 2006 18:17 - 9 of 126

Looks like a good buy to me [as are the Hot Sausage Rolls]
Rob 27/3/06

hannibal - 03 May 2006 15:34 - 10 of 126

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?

Stan - 11 Aug 2006 11:31 - 11 of 126

Just looked at their chart, Bl***y hell these have bounced back well.

Fundamentalist - 11 Aug 2006 12:11 - 12 of 126

stan, bounced back on the back of restructuring announcement and has kept going

Stan - 11 Aug 2006 12:18 - 13 of 126

Thanks Fundy, missed a whole lot of info this summer.

Fundamentalist - 11 Aug 2006 14:44 - 14 of 126

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

skinny - 19 Jan 2010 11:28 - 15 of 126

Chart.aspx?Provider=EODIntra&Code=GRG&Si


I bought into these earlier in the week - latest Trading Statement - from the 13th.

skinny - 18 Mar 2010 07:38 - 16 of 126

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

skinny - 19 Mar 2010 09:47 - 17 of 126

Just me then!

Chart.aspx?Provider=EODIntra&Code=GRG&Si

cynic - 19 Mar 2010 09:49 - 18 of 126

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

cynic - 19 Mar 2010 09:51 - 19 of 126

Chart.aspx?Provider=EODIntra&Code=GRG&Si

skinny - 25 Mar 2010 11:32 - 20 of 126

I've sold half my holding @486

Douggie - 26 Mar 2010 14:15 - 21 of 126

I bought about 7mths ago doing nicely now......will they keep going up ???????????
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