|Thu 09:32||anhar||...Companies have high yields for a reason.
That is by no means universally true. It's one of those popular stock market beliefs but it is more false than true in my experience with big caps, and I only invest in big caps for income. I'd go as far as to say that it is precisely because this belief is wrong, on balance, that my system works.
There are years when income falls, as you say in... read more...|
|Sat 13:46||essentialinvestor||I have mentioned here how the balance sheet has been geared up a number
of times over the last couple of years, they have now reached an inflexion
point as hpcg referenced above.
IBM is the poster boy for this, if you look at
Philip Morris and the increase in their debt over the past few years,
you see another very clear example of this trend.
If FCF covers this and the Company cannot... read more...|
|Sat 00:20||hpcg||I've just read through the July part of this thread to see where opinion is at and I have to say I independently have the same conclusion as Buywell. Plot a long term chart back 5 or 6 years with weekly or monthly candles. The 200 day ema shows 4 levels; one at 1600, the second at 1425, the third at 1350 and the fourth at 1200.
Share buybacks started in 2011, returning asset sales to (former... read more...|
|Fri 16:41||4spiel||PE 12.6 Div 5.5% Good long term buy. read more...|
|Fri 15:48||dr biotech||Syria is hardly an elightened corruption free country - even before all the recent events. Problem is that if you want to do business in those countries you pretty much have to bribe people. Its a way of life. Any one that has dealt with any country in the middle east/far east (except singapore)/africa knows how business works.
That doesn't make it right of course, and a multinational like... read more...|
|Fri 15:45||mreasygoing||£10 is now an obvious medium term target of support. Unless there is some great news in the pipeline. read more...|
|Fri 07:42||essentialinvestor||I do not think you are looking at a ban, may be a restricted licence to
operate there for a specific time.
What you are very likely looking at is a fat fine imv.
Notice the GSK non execs falling over themselves to buy at these bargain levels,
irony intended. read more...|
|Thu 19:16||freddie ferret||buywell
Around 1000p seems to be the long term support level.
Perhaps it is best to stick to the fundamentals and trends in the financials.
The market did not like the half yearly report and this suggests it was surprised on the downside. read more...|
|Thu 12:50||essentialinvestor||It would be a new CEO if there was a dividend cut imv,
of course that can happen but currently I would say it remains an outside
possibility, they can in the first instance just hold the dividend. read more...|
|Thu 11:45||ashbox||Even a broken clock is right twice a day ;-) read more...|