Bonus issues and stock splits are 2 well-known corporate actions that publicly listed companies undertake to boost the number of shares traded. Although they appear to be same, there is a fundamental difference between the two. This article will cover these differences in a comprehensive manner covering what are they and why company comes with bonus issues and stock split.
Beta indicates the stock’s volatility in relation to the market. In general, a beta less than 1 indicates that the investment is less volatile than the market, while a beta more than 1 indicates that the investment is more volatile than the market. For example, if a stock’s beta is 1.25, it’s theoretically 25% more volatile than the market. Conversely, if stock’s beta is 0.6, it is theoretically 40% less volatile than the market.
In an earlier post, we have introduced the P/E ratio and seen why it is not such a great indication of value stocks because most stocks are low priced because of a reason. Continue reading
The P/E ratio is one of the most commonly used ratios in Fundamental Analysis, and if you use it in your investing, you need to know the pros and cons of using it. P/E ratio is defined as: Continue reading
Often times, beginners to stock market analysis wonder which technique is more suitable for trading/investing. This article is a guide for choosing between one or both. To understand which technique you should chose, you need to understand what each one is all about first. Continue reading