3 Shares Set to Beat the FTSE Todayhttp://www.fool.com/investing/international/2012/09/20/3-shares-set-to-beat-the-ftse-today.aspx Alan Oscroft
September 20, 2012
LONDON -- The FTSE 100 (INDEX: ^FTSE ) is down a mere 35 points to 5,853, as so little is happening that short-term thinkers are reduced to worrying about Chinese demand again. But quietness and lack of excitement are exactly what Foolish investors want, as we go about our long-term business of enjoying profits from quality companies.
And even if the FTSE isn't doing much, there are always some individual companies rising. Here are three whose shares are set to beat the FTSE today.
Petards (LSE: PEG.L )
Before this news, Petards' AIM-listed shares had done pretty well, and they're now up around 50% over the past 12 months.
Imperial Tobacco (LSE: IMT.L )
That suggests a 4.5% dividend yield from shares on a