“Your Stock Request” – 12 January 2023

“Your Stock Request” is a weekly video where we analyse share price charts for stocks on the Australian market (ASX) as requested by you! Email us at with your stock request. Limit of one per person, no guarantee of a mention. This week’s stock request: (ASX:XRO), (ASX:LYC), (ASX:DRO), (ASX:LLC), (ASX:YAL) Michael Gable is managing director of Fairmont Equities.   Latest prices available on the ASX website. You can learn more about technical analysis in this article.  An 8-week FREE …

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10 Common questions about dividends

These are the top 10 questions commonly asked about dividends. 1.Why do companies pay dividends? Companies decide to pay dividends to investors out of their excess earnings as a way to reward them. Companies need to be making money to be able to pay dividends. So generally speaking, firms that can pay dividends are in a financial stable position. 2.Are dividends compulsory for companies? No, dividend payouts are not mandatory for companies. Some growth companies may decide to not pay …

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Is SEEK at tech company worth buying?

We recently researched SEEK (ASX:SEK) in The Dynamic Investor after the Company re-iterated guidance for the 12 months to 30 June 2023 (FY23) at its AGM in mid-November. The announcement was initially well received by the market. This was especially given a weaker outlook for SEEK ANZ volumes, as reflected in market expectations for a steady rise in the unemployment rate, and the recent deterioration in job ads. With the share price having retraced significantly since early December, do current …

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6 Different Investment Strategies

There are many different investment strategies available to investors. The selection of the strategies should take into account the level of risk the investor is willing to take on, the investment time horizon, and the life circumstances of the investors. For instance, an investor who is retired will need income to fund their living expenses whereas a young investor who is still working can engage in more risk as retirement is still a long way off. See below six different …

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Can Brickworks benefit further from increased construction?

The swings in Brickworks’ (ASX:BKW) share price over the last 18 months reflects oscillating investor sentiment, driven by the strong performance and long-term attraction of the Property division on the one hand, and on the other, increasing challenging conditions for the Building Products division. With recent Company commentary continuing to point to ongoing strong conditions for the Property division, are the shares finally ready for a re-rating? Overview Of Brickworks Brickworks comprises four divisions: i. Building Products Australia – comprises …

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