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Consumer products giant Unilever is thought to have enjoyed strong second quarter sales, although interest payments following the acquisition of Bestfoods will take a chunk out of figures due tomorrow. Buy at 588p.

Property services group Hercules supplies bulk insurance to thousands of managing agents covering houses, flats and office blocks worth pounds 50 billion. Shares have soared to 670p but should have further to go.

Shares in edible oil maker Clover Corp appear undervalued at 9p. The AIM listed company, which makes oil for use as a food additive, has a portfolio of strong patent-protected products.

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Airports operator BAA is considered a good buy at 639p, but the company is likely to have to spend pounds 6 billion over the next ten years to keep passenger numbers growing by 5 per cent a year.

Universal Salvage, which scraps written-off cars and also auctions damaged vehicles bought from insurance companies, has a strong portion of its market. At 446.5p, shares should continue to rise.

Novar, the building products group formerly known as Caradon, issued a profits warning last week. But Novar (149p) is considered a speculative buy on the basis that management may turn around fortunes or attract a takeover bid.

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Department store chain Allders has benefited from rising confidence in the retail sector. With the company hoping that an efficiency drive will boost returns, shares have scope for further improvement at 169.5p.

Consumer credit group Hitachi Credit has just painted a mixed trading picture but remained upbeat about this year's prospects as it focuses on the quality end of the market. Buy at 306.5p.

Medical equipment group Huntleigh Technology has enjoyed a healthy time on the market recently and is seen as well positioned in a growing sector. Well-received product innovations should keep revenues on track. Buy at 318.5p.
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