SPANISH SMALL & MID CAPS

Spanish small and midcaps

2017 Will Be A Good Year For Spanish Small And MidCaps Funds

Fernando Rodríguez | The outlook for economic growth in Spain continues to be good and domestic small and midcap stocks should reflect this. Above all, the cyclicals – particularly industrials – and consumer stocks. Barón de Ley, Miquel y Costas, Cie Automotive, CAF and Fluidra are some of the top stock picks.


REE-grids

Refreshing Our Thoughts on REE: More Domestic Energy Policy Risk

UBS | REE delivered an impressive annual total return of over 20% in the past 5 years. This was driven by EPS growth, supportive regulation and above all, falling sovereign bond yields. The trend however was halted this year as bond yields recovered and yield expansion impacted the stock – a risk which continues to keep us cautious on REE, and on regulated names in general.





abengoa

Abengoa small creditors support group recommends bankruptcy filing

The group representing the small creditors and bondholders affected by Abengoa’s situation has recommended they do not sign up for the Spanish company’s financial restructuring plan. In the opinion of the representatives of this organisation – La Plataforma de Perjudicados por Abengoa – the best solution is to go ahead with bankruptcy proceedings.




viscofan

Viscofan’s Share Price Has A Revaluation Potential Of 6.5%

We are updating our target price on Viscofan, with a HOLD recommendation. Viscofan will increase its net cash in 2016e (vs 0,4x DN/EBITDA 2014 and 0x DN/EBITDA 2015), given its strong capacity for cash generation. Viscofan is the only supplier in the world to make artificial casings for meat products in the four commercially available technologies (cellulose, collagen, fibrous and plastic).