When Investors Put Too Much Stock In Dividends

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “When Investors Put Too Much Stock In Dividends” by Goh Eng Yeow was first published in The Straits Times on 05 Oct 2015 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

In a world desperate for income it’s no surprise that investors plough into stocks of big banks and oil majors …

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Are Dividends Always Good?

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Are Dividends Always Good?” by Jason Low was first published in The Business Times on 19 May 2008 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Shareholders could be better off if excess cash could be used in other ways to enhance value, writes JASON LOW
With the bears coming out …

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More To Dividends Than Meets The Eye

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “More To Dividends Than Meets The Eye” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 10 Nov 2014 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.

Investors have to pay attention to the payout ratio and associate/joint-venture contributions when assessing stocks

A FEW years ago, I was …

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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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Dividend Stocks Worth Checking Out

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “Dividend Stocks Worth Checking Out” by Jonathan Kwok was first published in The Sunday Times on 04 Mar 2012 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Shares that deliver a decent yield may be a better option than putting your money in the bank, given the low interest …

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Dividend Analysis

With the US financial crisis meltdown in 2009 and the on-going Europe sovereign debt crisis, dividend plays have been garnering a fair bit of attention for some time. This has resulted in a low growth and low interest rate environment and has sent investors over the globe seeking higher yielding …

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Case Studies: Dividend Yield And Dividend Payout Ratio

Following the blog posting on Dividend Yield and Dividend Payout Ratio last week, we have singled out 2 stocks to discuss these 2 ratios further.
StarHub
The second-largest telecommunications and dominant Pay TV operator inSingapore, StarHub operates integrated fixed and mobile telecom services, as well as Internet-related services, mobile solutions and global …

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