A big factor in South African markets over the past few months has been the volatility, and my research indicated the retail share profits would jump.
To me this indicated a profit opportunity.
If the market was about to rise, then why not play according to those rules?
In mid November we had an opportunity to get into a real quality offering stock.
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The SPAR Group is a retailer operating across South Africa and other southern African countries, with exposure in England and Ireland. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: The Spar Group Limited
Short name: Spar
Sector: Retail – food & drug retailers
Five top facts about The SPAR Group
The SPAR Group employs around 4,000 ... ››› more
Earlier today, Spar released its results for the six months to the end of March. The South African-based grocer posted a substantial rise in earnings over the period.
The increase is thanks to an acquisition and improved sales of its own branded items.
Let's take a closer look at what the results revealed…
Spar grows its earnings by 22%
Spar [JSE:SPP] reported a rise in net income... ››› more
Earlier today, The Spar Group released its results for the full-year to the end of September. The retailer results beat analyst expectations.
The company's share price has stormed higher as a result.
Let's take a closer look at what the results revealed…
Spar grew profits 13%
Food and drink retailer, Spar [JSE:SPP] posted a 13% rise in profits for the full-year, says IOL. The comp... ››› more
Serving a particular wine at the optimum temperature is a crucial aspect to getting the best out of its flavour and aroma.
It's surprising how much the temperature you serve a wine at has on its taste.
So what's the best temperature to serve wine at?
Let's have a closer look…
The four key temperatures to serve wine at
You need to serve a sparkling wine ice cold
Whether ... ››› more
You must have heard of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by now. But there's a lot of confusion about what they are and how they differ from unit trusts.
ETF’s vs Unit trusts: What’s better?
Before I get carried away, let me differentiate between unit trusts and ETFs. See, a unit trusts is a collection of stocks, passively or actively managed. You can basically buy for example, s... ››› more
In 1995, the world population was sitting at 5.67 billion people! And today, 19 years later, the world's population is at 7.24 billion people!
That means in almost two decades the earth now has 1,570,000,000 more people to deal with.
The population is clearly growing at a staggering rate.
That means demand for things like food production and supplies will keep on increasing.
So the o... ››› more
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Yesterday was a bad day on the JSE. The local bourse struggled as various factors played against it. Emerging markets are feeling the pressure of a looming cut to the US's stimulus programme. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE yesterday…
The JSE fell yesterday “in line with a wider emerging market sell-off,” reports Fin24. With doubts over when the US Federal Reserve will... ››› more
Earlier today, Spar Group Ltd released its full year results to the end of September. The results showed that the food retailer boosted earnings over the year. This as the economic conditions in SA take their toll on consumers. The share price responded positively to the news. Let's take a closer look at what the results showed…
In its full year results, Spar said that it “showed a solid per... ››› more
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