Analysis & Opinion

3 miners ready to roar

With China and India’s insatiable appetite for resources fuelling a once-in-a-lifetime commodities super-cycle, many mid-cap miners are set to soar over the coming year. Coming soon – article to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

Company earnings reporting season – who’s set to surprise the market

WIth earnings season in full flight, we take a look at who’s set to surprise the market with their earnings report – both on the upside and downside. Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

Debt Ratios – Tools for Finding Safer Shares (Part 1)

Considering the wild roller coaster ride the world’s markets have put us through the last few years, it is no wonder even the most aggressive retail investors are looking for less risky investments.  Ratio analysis can provide a roadmap and of the many financial ratios available, the ones that offer us the best clues are…

The best dividend stocks of the decade

The year ahead promises some juicy yields for income investors, but it is a matter of knowing where to look.  Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

Return on Equity (ROE) – Is It the ‘Magic Number’ of Share Picking Tools?

Although some share market skeptics claim most share picking tools yield results no better than throwing darts at a wall, there are numbers any investor can look at to help pick solid investments.   Return on Equity (ROE) is one such number.  Simply put, ROE measures how well a company makes use of the money its…

Broker upgrades and downgrades

All the latest broker upgrades and downgrades on the leading stocks on the ASX.  Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter.

Top Down Strategy – Stocks To Gain From Flood Recovery

Think of top down investing as a “big picture” strategy.  The big picture is the global market and all it encompasses.  If you think of the global market as a forest, if it looks green and healthy, you enter the forest looking for the healthiest trees.  When you find a grove of healthy trees, you…

How to Analyse Company Financials

For many investors financial analysis forms the foundation of their investment decision.  In their minds, it is the essential component in the process of evaluating a company as a potential share market investment.  By digging into the crown jewels of a company’s annual report -the income statement; the statement of comprehensive income; the balance sheet;…