Mention Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart and Johnson & Johnson and the first thing that might come to mind is…
They're some of the biggest and leading companies in the world.
They're popular brands around most parts of the world.
And they've made plenty of savvy investors very wealthy.
For example, A R10,000 investment into J&J shares in 1970 would be worth in the millions today.
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In the early 1970s, companies like Coca-Cola, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsi and 46 others soared on the stock market. These companies were dubbed the “Nifty-Fifty”.
In simple terms, the “Nifty-Fifty” were a group of premier growth stocks that became market darlings in the early 1970s. All of these stocks had proven growth records, continual increases in dividends and high market caps.
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If you're looking to find companies that are small, growing at speed and profitable, the price earnings growth ratio may be perfect for you. The PEG ratio can be great for finding companies that meet these criteria. So how does the PEG ratio work? And are there any disadvantages using it? Let's take a closer look at the PEG ratio…
What is the PEG ratio?
You can calculate a company’s PEG ra... ››› more
If you're looking for a way to find growth stocks, this formula could be for you. William O'Neil, the founder of US journal Investor's Business Daily, attended Harvard Business School while he was a stockbroker. He devised a strategy to analyse stocks: “CAN SLIM.” The formula made him highly successful and a lot of money. CAN SLIM is an acronym for O'Neil's seven step method for finding promis... ››› more
Growth investing, as the name suggests, focuses more on capital gains than income. With this strategy, you hope to find companies that can grow their profits rapidly. If this happens, the share price of the company will go up rapidly as well and you will make a lot of money. Read on to find out how you can benefit from the growth investing approach…
You won’t find growth companies that pay b... ››› more
Fancy keeping tabs on the economic cycle? It could reveal which sectors you should invest in. Read on to uncover which sectors perform best at each part of the economy's cycle…
To pick sectors that will benefit from prevailing economic conditions can be a very profitable strategy.
Here’s what you need to look out for, explains Gareth Stokes in Fear, Greed and the Stock Market…
The so... ››› more
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