Articles from: Wesfarmers delivers strong result to LICs facing stiff competition
Date: 20 Aug 2015
Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers (WES)
Date: 07 Jan 2015
One of the most important principles of investing is called "diversification"
Date: 08 Nov 2016
Markets traditionally rally into Christmas, but looking at price levels as at 2 November, the S&P/ASX 200 was up just 2.4 per cent over the year and well off its year-high levels of 5611 in July
Date: 07 Sep 2016
Australian large capitalisation stocks have struggled through 2016 following a bad year in 2015, and some experts believe that underperformance could diminish into 2017
Date: 27 Oct 2016
Over 300,000 Australian retirees are expected to lose their Age Pension from 1 January 2017, with the federal government dramatically lowering the value of assets pensioners can hold before they begin to lose their payments
Date: 08 Jun 2016
"Because right now, there is a bit of a cloud over them, should Clinton come in," he said, speaking exclusively with Morningstar.com.au last month
Date: 28 Sep 2016
TPG Telecom (ASX: TPM) shares have tumbled recently as competition ramps up in the broadband market, and Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) and Telstra (ASX: TLS) are suffering too as margins come under pressure with the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN)
Date: 21 Sep 2016
The outlook for the gold sector is rosier now than it has been in recent years
Date: 15 Aug 2016
Retailer JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) on Monday announced a fiscal 2016 net profit of $152.2 million and earnings per share (EPS) of 153.8 cents a share, up 11.5 per cent on the previous year and ahead of Morningstar's expectations for a profit of $145 million and EPS of 144.9 cents a share
Date: 23 Aug 2016
Healthscope Limited (ASX: HSO) has recorded a 25.1 per cent lift in net operating profit to $194.6 million for fiscal 2016, broadly in line with Morningstar's forecast, following a "robust" performance from its hospitals and New Zealand pathology businesses
Date: 26 Sep 2016
The older we get the less active we become
Date: 06 Jul 2016
Mayne Pharma expects the acquisition of the 37 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved products, as well as another five that are awaiting approval from the FDA, to propel the company into the top 25 retail generic drug companies in the US
Date: 19 May 2016
Morningstar has long urged investors to seek companies with sustainable competitive advantages but with attractive valuations
Date: 30 Aug 2016
Australia's largest private hospital operator Ramsay Health Care (ASX: RHC) on Tuesday reported core net profit after tax (NPAT) of $481.4 million for fiscal 2016, up 17 per cent from $412.1 million in fiscal 2015
Date: 10 Oct 2016
Shares of Australian upstream oil and gas explorer AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) have fallen from a peak of about 94 cents in July 2016 to around 66 cents as of 5 October 2016, a fall of close to 30 per cent.
Date: 21 Jul 2016
First, the good news for residential property investors
Date: 20 Sep 2016
In 1968, Prime Minister John Gorton, fearful that looser controls on capital in Europe and the US would lead to foreign takeovers of Australian companies, told the then state-based stock exchanges to force their listed companies to restrict voting rights to locally based shareholders
Date: 09 Aug 2016
Sales revenue rose 23 per cent year over year to $1.158 billion, with growth delivered across all product categories and regions, the hearing implant maker said in a statement to the ASX
Date: 22 Sep 2016
Three years ago, a little-known digital currency called Bitcoin erupted on a bull-market run that boosted its value from around US$15 (A$20) a coin to just under US$1,000 in 12 months
Date: 07 Sep 2016
When deciding whether or not to dip into emerging market funds, timing actually means very little, according to Jeff Johnson, head of investment strategy at index fund manager Vanguard
Date: 25 Aug 2016
Shares of Iluka Resources (ASX: ILU) were nearly 7 per cent lower at midday on Thursday, after the mineral sands miner reported a net loss of $20.9 million for the half year to 30 June 2016
Date: 21 Mar 2016
If you're planning to invest in offshore assets, then the decision about whether or not to hedge your currency exposure is an important one as movements in the Australian dollar can either erode or add value to your investment
Date: 25 Aug 2016
Flight Centre's (ASX: FLT) underlying net profit before one-off items for fiscal 2016 dipped 3.8 per cent to $246.7 million, the travel agency operator said on Thursday
Date: 04 Sep 2014
There has been ample analysis of the macroeconomic consequences of the terms-of-trade (ToT) shock that Australia has undergone as the resources investment boom has tapered
Date: 25 Mar 2015
Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan once said that "we drive into the future using only our rear-view mirror"
Date: 13 Aug 2015
Companies covered in this report: • Telstra (TLS)
Date: 23 Jun 2016
The ASX has proposed reducing the minimum number of investors that a company must have to list to 100 (for large companies) or 200 (for small companies) in its consultation paper, "Updating ASX's admission requirements for listed entities"
Date: 27 Jun 2016
In Denmark, where interest rates have been negative the longest, businesses and consumers are saving more than they did before 2012
Date: 18 Aug 2016
Origin Energy (ASX: ORG) on Thursday announced an underlying profit from continuing operations of $354 million for fiscal 2016, down 41 per cent on the previous year and below Morningstar's expectations for a profit of $364 million
Date: 12 Apr 2016
Some listed investment companies (LICs) can offer the best of both worlds--lower costs compared to traditional managed funds while at the same time being actively managed, offering the potential to outperform benchmark indices and rival exchange-traded funds (ETFs)
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