Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health

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This article “Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health” by Chen HuiFen was first published in The Business Times on 19 Nov 2007 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Chen HuiFen looks at key financial ratios that can help to evaluate the comparative performance of companies
In our previous two …

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Digging Deeper Into The PE Ratio

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Digging Deeper Into The PE Ratio” by Lin Cai HaoXiang was first published in The Business Times on 26 Aug 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
The PE ratio is one of the most popular, yet most misunderstood, ways to value a company, writes Cai HaoXiang
Some …

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Cheap Cash-Rich Companies On SGX: Opportunity Or Trap?

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This article “Cheap Cash-Rich Companies On SGX: Opportunity Or Trap?” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 16 May 2016 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
This week, we examine stocks that have more cash on their balance sheet than their market value
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Charting Stock Performance

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Charting Stock Performance” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Straits Times on 27 Jan 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Comparing stock price now to 10-year average earnings yields insights.
Let’s recap some of the things I have talked about in this column. I discussed …

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In Buying Low PE Stocks, Beware Of Value Trap

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “In Buying Low PE Stocks, Beware Of Value Trap” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Straits Times on 23 Dec 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

While stocks with the lowest PEs generally offer the best returns, there are duds as well.
Last week, we …

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When Stocks Are More Affordable, But Not Cheaper

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “When Stocks Are More Affordable, But Not Cheaper” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 19 Jan 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

What makes stocks cheap or expensive are their valuation multiples and earnings prospects, not board lot …

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The Three Measures Of Value

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “The Three Measures Of Value” by Teh Hooi Ling was first published in The Business Times on 17 Aug 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Study the balance sheet to see the distinctions between the different methods, suggests an NYU finance professor
MARKET value of equity, …

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A Primer On Stock Valuation

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “A Primer On Stock Valuation” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 08 Jul 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Predicting how much a company is worth is an imprecise science, says CAI HAOXIANG
I AM writing this from 30,000 feet on a …

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