Shares Buyback For Listed Companies

Listed companies buy back the company shares when they feel that the shares are trading at fair value or undervalued. The shares bought back by the companies can be used for the following purposes.
1. Write Off the Company’s Shares
By doing this, the total number of issued and paid …

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The Best Investors Stay Hard-headed

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “The Best Investors Stay Hard-headed” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 06 Jul 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
They know how much risk they can handle and their desired returns, plus they have a pretty pile of cash
As an old …

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It Pays To Take That SGX Query Seriously

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “It Pays To Take That SGX Query Seriously” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 27 Nov 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Its inquiries over unusual trading activity can help investors avoid nasty surprises
There were some red faces among local analysts last …

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Keep Good Friends – And Good Stocks

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Keep Good Friends – And Good Stocks” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 17 Aug 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Just like with solid friendships, staying the course with choice stocks can leave a person richer
Over the years, I have been …

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Before You Start Investing

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Before You Start Investing” by Teh Shi Ning was first published in The Business Times on 04 Apr 2011 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
… you should know your investment objectives, net worth and risk profile, reports TEH SHI NING
It is a truth widely acknowledged that a single …

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Buy Growth Stocks, Not Dividend Stocks

When we buy shares for long term investment, we will look for stocks with high dividend payout. However, the price trend of certain dividend stocks is on a continuous downtrend. If we invest in such companies, our capital loss will be more than the dividend payout received.     
To secure our …

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