Here’s a small-cap opportunity I believe could make you money!

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I always keep an eye on small-cap opportunities. With that in mind, I feel technology firm BATM Advanced Communications (LSE:BVC) is one such opportunity. The company is very topical too. BVC has a subsidiary that has been developing a Covid-19 test and that’s behind the recent spike in its share price.Small-cap opportunityBATM Advanced Communications is a leading provider of real-time technologies for networking and cyber security solutions for bio-medical and bio-waste treatment solutions. It operates via two divisions — Bio-Medical and Networking and Cyber Security. Headquartered in Israel, it has a global reach with offices and operations in North America, Europe and Asia too.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…When the market crashed, the small-cap was not affected as badly as some other FTSE incumbents. The BVC share price decreased just over 30% between February and March from 47p per share to 31p per share. And boy, has it bounced back! At the time of writing, the shares can be purchased for nearly 135p each.Covid-19 applications and trading updateThere are a couple of reasons behind this hike in the share price. Firstly as I mentioned, a subsidiary — Adaltis — launched a Covid-19 test kit that diagnosed if a patient has had the virus by detecting antibodies in their blood. It was news of orders being shipped to European countries that caused the share price to rise.Secondly, its interim results made good reading for current and prospective investors, in my opinion. The results for the six months to 30 June showed revenue up over 35% compared to the same period last year. As a result of this, gross operating profit jumped close to 50%. The Bio-Medical division makes up 65% of the firm’s revenue and is where most of its current burgeoning products reside. Revenue was up over 65% in this division. But Networking and Cyber Security also played its part in its growth with a 5% increase in revenue.The outlook for the remainder of the year is favourable, which makes me more confident. BVC has confirmed it has a substantial backlog of orders that it’s working hard to fulfil and both divisions are expected to report record revenue growth for 2020. Overall group revenue should be up 30% compared to 2019. You would be hard-pressed at the moment to find many other small-cap stocks reporting such positive results and future outlook. Buy now or regret it?I really like the look of BVC as a small-cap opportunity. It has a clear and solid business model within its two divisions. It seems the Bio-Medical unit is thriving especially given the Covid-19 situation. But the Networking and Cyber division is performing well quietly in the background too.At its current level, I feel it’s still a bargain, even though its share price has increased over 150% since the beginning of May. I expect this upward trend to continue. BVC is in a strong cash position too and expects to be able to pay a full dividend for 2020 which further cements my stance on the business. 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Strickland leads England U16s to convincing win

first_img28 Sep 2015 Strickland leads England U16s to convincing win England’s U16 boys scored a convincing 16-9 win in their annual autumn international against Scotland. They won each of the three sessions at Dalmahoy and add this success to their earlier win over Wales. They will complete the series when they play Ireland at Templepatrick on the weekend of 10 and 11 October. England’s lead scorer in the Scotland match was Charlie Strickland from Ham Manor in Sussex, who won all three of his games – helped by a hole in one in the final session of yesterday’s singles matchplay. He used a wedge for his 120-yard shot on the third on the West course. Steve Burnett, the England Golf Men’s Performance Manager, said: “This was a great result for the guys. The team had good strength in depth, they gelled well and played well overall, it was a deserved victory. “Now we’re looking forward to Ireland and the boys will be desperate to make it a clean sweep. A big thank you also to team manager Nick Over for giving up another weekend of his time to support the team.” The team was: Jack Ainscough (Hartlepool), Jake Benson (Beeston Fields), Toby Briggs (Dunston Hall), Barclay Brown (Hallamshire), Alex Fitzpatrick (Hallamshire), Angus Flanagan (St George’s Hill), Harry Goddard  (Hanbury Manor), Ben Jones (Brampton Heath), Luke Kelly  (Ashton-under-Lyne), Charlie Strickland (Ham Manor). Results West Course (Par 68), Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club Scotland names first Individual medal matchplay Jamie Stewart 62 beat Toby Briggs 68 Callum Bruce 74 lost to Charlie Strickland 70 Darren Howie 65 halved with Jake Benson 65 Kyle Reid 69 lost to Alex Fitzpatrick 67 Callum Burns 73 lost to Barclay Brown 67 Rowan Carey 67 beat Ben Jones 70 Marc Watt 70 lost to Jack Ainscough 67 Aidan Smith 75 lost to Harry Goddard 63 Ross Callan 74 lost to Angus Flanagan 65 Eric McIntosh 68 beat Luke Kelly 70 Scotland 3.5 England 6.5      Foursomes Jamie Stewart & Darren Howie lost to Toby Briggs & Jake Benson 1 down Callum Bruce & Kyle Reid lost to Charlie Strickland & Harry Goddard 4&3 Callum Burns & Rowan Carey beat Alex Fitzpatrick & Barclay Brown 4&2 Marc Watt & Aidan Smith beat Ben Jones & Jack Ainscough 3&2 Ross Callan & Eric McIntosh lost to Angus Flanagan & Luke Kelly 4&3 Scotland 2 England 3    Singles matchplay Jamie Stewart beat Toby Briggs 6&5 Darren Howie beat Harry Goddard 3&2 Rowan Carey lost to Charlie Strickland 5&4 Marc Watt lost to Jake Benson 7&6 Callum Burns lost to Alex Fitzpatrick 6&5  Callum Bruce lost to Barclay Brown 2&1 Eric McIntosh lost to Angus Flanagan 1 down Aidan Smith halved with Luke Kelly Ross Callan lost to Jack Ainscough 1 down Kyle Reid lost to Ben Jones 1 down Scotland 3.5 England 6.5last_img read more