Games Workshop: buy the dip?

Slowing growth has put pressure on the fantasy gaming company’s shares – but is the blip temporary?

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Something strange happened on Tuesday afternoon. At about 1.30pm, shares in Warhammer owner Games Workshop – which had released somewhat lacklustre half-year figures to the market earlier that morning to an initially muted reaction, suddenly nosedived from 97p, where they had hovered for several hours, to a low of 85p.

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AG Barr: A solid business but can it grow?

There's a lot to like about AG Barr and how it is run. However, without meaningful and sustainable profits growth its shares are unlikely to make much progress.

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I’ve always thought that IRN-BRU owner, AG Barr, is a very good business. It has a dominant and iconic soft drink brand in Scotland as well as a solid portfolio of flavoured fizzy drinks. Its Funkin flavoured cocktails and Rubicon fruit drinks business are attempting to carve out a growing and profitable additional revenue stream for the company with some success.

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Where next for Games Workshop shares?

The Warhammer creator has been one of the market's runaway success stories of recent years, but can it keep delivering?

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Games Workshop is one of the most outstanding businesses listed on the UK stock market. Its performance over the past few years has been remarkable and made for many happy shareholders. Can it keep on delivering the goods? I look at the reasons behind the company’s success to try and answer this question.

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