ARTICLES RELATING TO SHARES

Facebook to buy back shares for the first time

2016-11-21 13:41

Facebook Inc. said it will buy back as much as $6bn in shares, its first repurchase program, in a bid to appease shareholders awaiting the results of big investments in potentially risky new growth areas.

Dis-Chem share price falls after JSE listing

2016-11-18 17:24

Dis-Chem's share price fell by over 8% after making its debut on the JSE.

Twitter shares fall in Europe after deal interest cools

2016-10-10 15:37

Twitter Inc. fell as much as 10.6% in Frankfurt trading on Monday after potential bidders were said over the weekend to have lost interest in making offers to buy the company.

Ted Black: Pricking the Naspers bubble? Declining Cash ROAM

2016-09-12 10:09

An analyst who specialises in cash return on assets managed takes a stab at Naspers, and asks if Koos Bekker and his team are still producing the goods.

The basics of shares

2016-08-24 09:29

Companies can use shares to create wealth, pay off debts or even to pay director bonuses. But this has a direct impact on the value of the shareholder’s investment.

Vodacom CEO awarded R18m in shares

2016-06-23 14:39

Mobile network Vodacom has dished out R18m worth of shares to its chief executive officer as part of its forfeitable share plan.

Keep an eye on those investment costs

2016-06-22 10:54

As an investor, it is vital to know what fees you are paying as these can have a massive impact on your returns.

Keeping up with shares

2016-06-14 12:35

When long-term investors find a great stock, they tend to stick to it and add more of it to their portfolios. How do you know that you are still buying the shares at a good price?

Invest in the right asset classes for the right reasons

2016-05-31 09:57

With current market volatility, it can be tempting to throw in the towel. However, for now, investors should remain calm.

Take control of building your investment portfolio

2016-04-19 08:33

We offer some advice to investors when it comes to structuring their portfolios and how to choose the materials with which to build a solid investment foundation.

 

Naspers issues scam alert

2016-11-21 09:47

Internet and media giant Naspers has issued a fraud alert, warning South Africans of a scam that promises high returns on share trades made on their behalf.

'Cloud' IT companies offer good value - analyst

2016-11-09 19:11

Companies that are at the forefront of cloud-based digital services of the information technology sector offer attractive investments, says an analyst.

MTN launches new R10bn BEE scheme

2016-09-12 10:44

Mobile network MTN has officially opened up its ‘Zakhele Futhi’ black economic empowerment transaction to the market.

Mr Price shares dive on tough winter season

2016-08-31 17:56

The shares of Mr Price tumbled after it reported poor growth in its trading update.

Telkom stops awarding share purchase loans to directors

2016-08-22 16:30

Telkom has agreed to stop giving financial help to directors to buy shares in the company after a loan to a former CFO was found to have breached the Companies Act.

Zim Old Mutual shareholders in for a modest profit

2016-06-22 21:48

ZImbabwean Old Mutual shareholders can dispose of their stocks in offshore markets for better returns after the Reserve Bank increased the shares' fungibility.

Diagnosing a stock’s health

2016-06-21 08:46

If a stock in your portfolio seems to be stagnating, there are many factors that could be contributing. Investment expert Simon Brown explains why it’s important to assess what is happening before dismissing the stock.

Telkom shares jump amid almost 4 000 job cuts

2016-06-06 13:09

Telkom shares rose the most in seven years as South Africa’s biggest landline provider reported higher full-year earnings and that it has cut almost 4 000 jobs.

Sell in May and go away

2016-05-13 06:30

Although the market is priced quite high at the moment, it's important to exercise proper discipline when it comes to your long-term asset allocation.

The risk of investing in an expensive stock

2016-04-14 10:53

When it comes to investments, it may seem easier to follow the crowd. Anet Ahern, CEO of PSG Asset Management, explains the dangers of simply going along with the popular stock.

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