No question about it… There is a mountain of reasons to be worried about the South African stock market.
Since March 2017, the JSE Small Cap index is down 19.62%.
At the same time, the mainstream media is bombarding investors with “Take all your money offshore now” messages.
But there are groups of investors that are bullish as can be.
And they're buying small cap stocks like the... ››› more
Finding cheap stocks is one of the best ways of increasing your chances of making money when you invest.
But finding cheap stocks has its pitfalls. Some investment strategies can point you towards stocks that are financially unstable and not good investments.
So what can you do to find cheap stocks?
Read on to uncover an investment strategy to help you find cheap stocks…
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The F-Score is a series of financial tests that Professor Joseph Piotroski, an accounting professor at Chicago University, created.
Professor Piotroski came up with the F-Score to improve a commonly used investment strategy to find cheap shares. This involves honing in on companies that have low price to book ratios.
So how can you calculate the F-Score?
Read on to find out…
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As an investor, one of the worst things you can do is pay too much for a share.
If you pay too much and the market has priced in too high an expectation of the company, you're sure to lose money on your investment.
To avoid this risk, you need to find a strategy to help you uncover very cheap stocks.
One popular strategy for finding cheap stocks can actually leave you investing in a fina... ››› more
They're not easy to find...
The JSE Top 40 is up 16% for the year so far and 40% since the start of 2012. The growth is about 50% higher than the average growth of 11.5% annually the JSE has done since 1994.
After all these big gains, finding truly cheap opportunities is getting harder. However, there is one place that hasn't run away from us yet... The JSEs fastest growing companies are sel... ››› more
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