Ratios To Judge A Firm’s Health

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

Foreword from ShareInvestor
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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A Fundamental Look At Value

Foreword from ShareInvestor
This article “A Fundamental Look At Value” by Cai Haoxiang was first published in The Business Times on 15 April 2013 and is reproduced in this blog in its entirety.
Calculations such as ROE, quick ratio and free cash flow can help an investor understand a company, says CAI …

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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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Return Of The King

The Chinese believes that raising the young is a good hedge against old age. When their children grows up and enters the society, they are expected to take care of their parents, which often includes giving a monthly allowance to their retired parents. This is called filial piety.
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