If you want to spice up your portfolio with some speculative investments, penny stocks could be perfect for you. But what is a penny stock? How can you find the best ones? And how can you invest in them? To find out the answers to these questions and more, read on…
Eager to start buying penny stocks, but don’t know where to start?
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When you invest in penny stocks you can see some volatile price. The price can jump about a lot and all of a sudden soar higher. So why is that the case? What should you do when dealing with penny stocks like this? Should you buy in at whatever price you can get in at? Let's take a closer look…
Why a penny stock price can soar overnight
The large jumps in the price of some penny stocks comes... ››› more
If you're hunting for penny stocks to invest in, you'll probably start off with a long list of potential buys. As you research the companies, this list will become shorter. This research could include looking at company fundamentals, such as financial figures. Then it's time to have a look at price earnings (PE) ratios. So what are you looking for with the PE ratio? And how can you apply it to inv... ››› more
Investing in penny stocks comes with higher risks than investing in their larger stock market counterparts. The risk comes with the smaller size of the company in question. This makes them more vulnerable. So before jumping into investing in any penny stock, you need to check the health of the company first. This means looking at a company's financial statements. Let's take a closer look at what y... ››› more
If you're prepared to do some research in a bid to uncover stocks the stock market hasn't yet realised the potential of, penny stocks are for you. Unlike their big brothers, penny stocks don't attract research by investment institutions, insurance companies and pension funds. This means penny stocks can be undervalued. Let's take a look at how you can find the best penny stock…
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If you invest in penny shares, there's a chance you'll let the dream of making massive gains drive your decisions. And in the process you'll throw any type of risk management out of the window. That's one way to ensure you don't make any decent money investing in penny shares. But there is a strategy that can limit your risk. Read on to find out what it's all about…
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In 2009, I wanted to diversify my portfolio and start making additional income, by investing in penny shares.
I remember piling into five different penny shares, which at the time, looked fantastic for upside!
These share prices were nice and looked ‘cheap' and I thought their prices couldn't drop any lower.
Boy was I wrong!
The lesson I learnt was that a company share price can drop... ››› more
Penny shares are the most lucrative investments on the JSE. With their low prices, even a tiny one cent movement on the share price could mean massive gains.
The simple fact is, over the past ten years small shares have beat the JSEs All-Share Index by 90.8% to give investors an average return of 427%.
But not all penny shares have this potential to grow your money like this… Some are sin... ››› more
If you want to add some spice and the chance of large gains to your investment portfolio then penny shares could be for you. But before you rush in and buy the first penny share you come across, you need to make sure you do your research. You don't want to throw your money into a company that has no hope of growing into a better one. Read on to uncover some tips to help you find a winning penny sh... ››› more
Investing in penny shares can reward you with astounding gains. It can also leave you with shares worth virtually nothing if an investment doesn't go your way. But there are some steps you can take to help you invest in penny in a safer way. Read on to find out how…
Before jumping into investing into penny shares, here’s how you can avoid some of the common dangers, Money Morning US explains... ››› more
If you're looking for a way to boost the performance of your portfolio, then penny shares could do just that. Penny shares, shares trading for less than R10, have the scope to jump in price. This gives you the chance to make big gains in a relatively short space of time. Read on to find out why penny shares could give your portfolio the boost it needs…
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A share trading under R10 in South Africa falls into the realm of penny shares. But price isn't really the most significant thing about a penny share. What's far more important and exciting is the actual size of the company itself. In other words, when you look for penny shares, you're looking for small companies that have a fantastic potential to grow. And by investing in them, as these small com... ››› more
When you delve into the world of investing in shares, there are some shares you just shouldn't risk putting your cash into. They may turnaround at some stage, but until there are sure signs of a solid recovery, steer well clear. Read on to find out one share that you should avoid this year…
Back in 2007, this company was a high-flying IT giant, Francois Joubert, chief investment strategist of ... ››› more
If you like investing in speculative investments, there is one sector that you should steer clear of at the moment. Chances are if you invest in this sector, you will lose money. Read on to uncover what sector you shouldn't invest in this year…
This year, there are certain sectors that you should give a wide berth, Francois Joubert in Red Hot Penny Shares explains…
One such sector is plat... ››› more
If you want to uncover the best performing penny shares of 2014, then this is for you. By following a few steps, you could potentially uncover a small-cap share that could deliver healthy gains over the next 12 months. Read on to discover how to find the best penny shares…
These penny shares come in many different shapes and sizes, Sid Riggs in Money Morning US explains… But they can all do ... ››› more
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