Is the bumpy ride over for Ardent Leisure (AAD)?

In October last year, the Dreamworld theme park owned by Ardent Leisure (AAD) suffered a tragic accident in which three customers were killed. The tragedy was expected to affect customer numbers ...

Reporting Season February 2017

The half year reporting season is upon us with many of the largest ASX companies having now reported their half year results. Here we provide a summary of some of these results focussing on a ...

Bank's Net Interest Margins Squeezed

With NAB releasing its financial report for the December quarter, it is a good time to talk about some of the challenges facing banks at the moment. NAB reported stable earnings relative to the ...

Another High P/E Stock Falls, Aconex

I have posted a few blogs in recent times related to the risk associated with profit downgrades for high P/E companies. For a general discussion of this effect read an earlier blog post here. Yes...

Cutting the cheese with Bega

Bega Cheese (BGA) last week announced a $460m deal to buy the iconic Australian brand, Vegemite, together with some other brands such as ZoOSh salad dressing from Mondelez International. While t...

Foxtel IPO and Telstra

Foxtel was formed in 1995 as a joint venture between News Corp (NWS) and Telstra (TLS). Last year, rumours swirled saying that Foxtel would pursue an IPO but in the end, nothing eventuated. With...

Investing in Solar Power

Many environmentally aware investors in Australia are looking for ASX listed companies that are involved in renewable power. While there are relatively few such companies at present, there are so...

TPG Expands into Singapore

TPG Telecom’s (TPM) share price plunged in late September last year as the result of an earnings downgrade by peer company Vocus (VOC). The logic was that if VOC was having problems that would ...

Oil Price Faces Headwinds

Late last year we posted a blog on oil with regard to the expected production cuts that were expected from OPEC. Although there was significant scepticism surrounding whether we would see an OP...

The Rise and Fall of Bellamy's Australia

Bellamy’s Australia (BAL) was mentioned in a post on this blog late last year that took a look at the risks of investing in high P/E stocks like BAL. Things have not improved for BAL since th...

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