Emotional Investing Vs. Intelligent Investing

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Emotional Investing Vs. Intelligent Investing!” by Robert Tay was first published in the Dec 2010 – Jan 2011 Issue of INVEST magazine and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety. The article discusses about the merits of Fundamental Analysis in identifying undervalued gems in the …

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Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)

A new addition to ShareInvestor’s feature offerings, CAGR measures the annually compounded rate of growth of an investment over a specified time period, assuming a steady rate of positive or negative growth over the period by reducing the volatility effect of sporadic returns thus smoothing out uneven returns from year …

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Capital Reduction And Cash Distribution

What is Capital Reduction and Cash Distribution?
Capital Reduction and Cash Distribution (also known as Return of Capital) is a return of a portion of the company’s paid-up share capital contributed by the shareholders back to the shareholders unlike regular dividend payouts which are drawn from the company’s current year profits …

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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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