Analysis & Opinion

Value Packed Financial Stocks For 2011

The time to consider buying stock is when proven performers appear under valued. Astute investors identify value after concluding a company’s brighter longer-term outlook outweighs short-term difficulties. Companies within the financial sector are worthy of attention as they have taken a back seat to more appealing minerals and energy firms. Concerns about regulatory risk emerged…

The next million dollar penny stock

We all hear about the stock that races 200% in a week, but always after it has had its run. So how do pick the next million dollar penny stock before it soars? Coming soon – article to be run 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.

Unknown Aussie explorer riding on the African mining boom

Nobody doubts the potential of African-focused exploration stocks. The question is valuation. After staggering share price gains in 2010, some are seemingly “priced for perfection” and vulnerable to the slightest exploration disappointment. But recent sharemarket weakness could create opportunities to buy higher-quality African explorers, such as Perseus Mining, at lower valuations. I count more than…

The best gold stocks for your portfolio

With gold near record highs, many of the small and mid-cap miners are doubling and tripling annual profit. Which ones should you single out to add to your portfolio? Coming soon – to appear in an upcoming newsletter. 

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. 

Who’s buying and selling their own stock

A rundown of all the latest buying and selling activity from company directors. Coming soon – to appear in the first PREMIUM newsletter.