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Corporate Actions Simplified

A corporate action is an event which a publicly traded company has initiated which will impact shareholders. These corporate actions usually have a strong effect on the stock price and give investors a clearer view into the company’s financial position. Due to the possible effect on the company’s share price, it is important for investors to be familiar with different corporate actions. A company may enter into a corporate action for a variety of reasons such as to increase profitability …

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Direct Shares Compared to Managed Funds

Managed Funds are a way to own shares without having to select the individual shares yourself. It is a way to pool all investors in a group and share the benefits together. You buy units in the fund from the fund manager and sell these units back in the future to this fund manager. This industry has exploded with many to choose from but for the last 40 years most managed funds have not beaten the market average. The predominate …

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Time to sell Suncorp up at these levels

We bought the banks a few weeks ago and believe that they can head higher. But that view doesn’t extend to Suncorp (SUN). It is currently trading near $15, and the rally in June has almost been explosive. However that could be as good as it gets.  Based on the way it is trading here, there is potential downside of over 30 per cent. This means that we could be seeing a great shorting opportunity open up here. Looking at …

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Video: Woodside now hits my target

Michael Gable is an expert guest commentator for the Finance News Network. This video is dated 3 July 2017. Click on the image below to access the video:     Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities. Make sure you bookmark our main blog page and come back regularly to check out the other articles and videos. You can also sign up for 8 weeks of our client research for free! Otherwise you can email Michael Gable directly at michael@fairmontequities.com Disclaimer: The information in this …

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Growing Sectors to Invest In

As mining investment continues to decline, investors are looking for industries which are expected to grow and inject extra billions into Australia’s economy. For investors taking a top down approach to investing, we have complied a list of sectors to start focusing on. The list below highlights these booming sectors for growth. These growth spots will enable Australia to remain the fastest growing developed Western nation in the world in the next decade. Gas: The world is looking for an …

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