Dividend-In-Specie

Dividend-In-Specie describes the distribution of an asset in its present form, rather than selling it and distributing the cash. In-specie distribution is made when cash is not readily available, or allocating the physical asset is the better alternative.
Keppel Corp (BN4)
Keppel Corp spun off K-Green Trust on 29 Jun 2010. Keppel …

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Share Consolidations And Share Splits

What are Share Consolidations?
Share Consolidation, also known as “Reverse Stock Split”, is an exercise undertaken by the company to reduce the total number of shares in issue while simultaneously increasing the nominal or par value of each share.
In a Share Consolidation exercise, the number of consolidated shares which existing …

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Return On Assets

Return on Assets (ROA) tells you how much money the company is able to generate from its total assets. Comparing different companies in the same industry, ROA can tell you which company’s management is more efficient at using its asset to generate returns for shareholders.
It is computed as follows:

Usually companies …

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A Look At Asset Classes: What Do They Mean To Investors

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “A Look At Asset Classes: What Do They Mean To Investors” by INVEST was first published in the Jun 2010 – Jul 2010 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. This article introduces you to the various asset classes for …

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Make Your Millions From Stock Market Crashes!

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Make Your Millions From Stock Market Crashes!” by Binni Ong was first published in the Oct 2010 – Nov 2010 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. In this article, the author, through a personal anecdote, shares with you a …

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Why More Ignorant Money Is Lost To Less Smart Money

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Why more ignorant money is lost to less smart money.” by Conrad Alvin Lim was first published in the Apr 2011 – May 2011 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. The author fills you in on the invisible hands …

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Trading Psychology – It Is More Important Than You Think!

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Trading Psychology – It Is More Important Than You Think!” by Tom Gentile was first published in the Oct 2009 – Nov 2009 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. The article discusses about the attributes that make a great …

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Bonus Issues

What are Bonus Issues?
Bonus Issues, also known as Scrip Issue or Capitalisation Issue, are an issue of free additional shares to the existing shareholders of the company in direct proportion to their existing shareholding in the company. For instance, a 1-for-5 Bonus Issue will entitle an existing shareholder to receive …

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