Analysis & Opinion

SECTOR SCAN: Top Speculative Commodity Stocks to Ride the Boom

They say nothing succeeds like success and so is the case with the commodities boom. While BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto make headlines for their soaring profits, the commodities boom has opened the door to junior explorers wanting a piece of the action. Essentially, higher commodity prices have made it a viable proposition for explorers…

Stock of the Week – 6th March 2011

Stock: ASX Limited Stock code: ASX Share Price: $36.75 (as at Friday 4th March, 2011) Broker buys: Shadforth Financial Group (21/2/2011, share price was $38.50 that day) Broker holds: RBS Morgans (21/2/2011, share price was $38.50 that day), Novus Capital (8/11/2010, share price was $36.80 that day) Chart: Share price over the year to 04/03/2011…

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PENNY STOCKS: Watch this South African gold miner

Stock: Gold One International Limited Stock code: GDO Share Price: $0.36 (as at Friday 4th March, 2011) Company investor centre: Gold One International Broker buys (click links for broker reports): Investec (18/2/2011, share price was $0.33 that day, target price $0.45) Hartley’s (28/2/2011, share price was $0.33 that day, target price $0.52) RBC Capital Markets…

16 Mining Services Stocks Leveraged To Mining’s Bonanza

Australian mining investment is projected to jump by 50 per cent this year as strong commodity prices encourages mining companies to push ahead with as many projects as they can handle. Mining services companies are set to benefit with full order books and an ongoing pipeline of work. To investors this represents a golden opportunity…

Valuation Ratios for Any Investing Strategy

All share market-investing strategies have one thing in common – “target” shares.  Technical analysts apply their charts, graphs, and price patterns to specific shares in which they are considering an investment.  The same can be said of fundamental analysts of all stripes – both growth investors and value investors.  Of the many tools available to…

18 Share Tips – 27 February 2011

Mark Goulopoulos, Patersons Securities   BUY RECOMMENDATIONS QBE Insurance (QBE) – click stock code or chart Chart: Share price over the year to 27/02/2011 versus ASX200 (XJO) A recent market update contained positive developments for QBE. Cost estimates of the recent catastrophes in Australia were well within market expectations. Guidance for 2010 earnings was reaffirmed,…

SECTOR SCAN: Top 5 Healthcare Stocks

The listed healthcare and biotechnology sector is diverse and appeals to speculators and defensive investors. Junior biotechnology companies can rapidly burn cash in the absence of earnings during drug stgelopment stages. However, the rewards can be substantial if a junior bio-tech makes a medical breakthrough. Sharemarket analyst Michael Heffernan, of Austock, has stuck to the…

Are Dividend Paying Shares the Safest of All?

Retail investors of all types frequently prowl the ASX in search of safer shares.  Even the most aggressive and experienced retail investors sometimes tire of the relentless pounding their investments take during turbulent market conditions.  Cautious new investors as well as investors whose goals call for stability rather than growth look to shares where safety…

China: What Goes Up Must Come Down

As the United States and Europe attempt to claw their way out of a financial crisis, Aussies have been patting themselves on the back for hitching their economic wagon to China. China’s rapid growth has provided a strong demand for Australia’s abundant natural resources. And Australian businesses have enjoyed prosperity across the board, not just…