Articles from: What turnaround for Woolworths? to Volatility not an accurate risk measure
Date: 24 Jan 2017
According to one expert, the turnaround that many shareholders had hoped for isn't likely to happen
Date: 07 Nov 2016
Westpac Group (ASX: WBC) on Monday reported an underlying cash profit of $7.822 billion for fiscal 2016, unchanged on the previous year and in line with consensus expectations
Date: 30 Nov 2016
Spotless Group (ASX: SPO) , on which Morningstar equity analyst Tim Mann currently has a fair value of $1.50, and which is on an FY17 dividend yield of 7.7 per cent, is a market leader in outsourced facility and laundry management services in Australia and New Zealand
Date: 13 Dec 2016
As at the end of October 2016, there were 150 exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, up from 128 a year earlier
Date: 16 Feb 2017
Revenue dropped to $12.8 billion, from $13.7 billion
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: 11 Aug 2016
Retirees are increasingly choosing to access their superannuation through income streams rather than lump sums, and the trend will only continue, with more than one in four Australian retirees drawing a pension from their superannuation funds, official figures reveal, with the average withdrawal at $502 a week
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)
Date: 07 Mar 2016
In announcing the winners of the Australian Morningstar Awards 2016, Morningstar Australasia director of manager research ratings, Tom Whitelaw, said Hyperion "deserved applause for its unwavering commitment to thorough bottom-up research and commitment to maintaining its disciplined investment style through the trials and tribulations of the investment cycle"
Date: 19 Jan 2017
Bank shares have had a strong run this month, but analysts are mixed on whether the nation's biggest, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) , could strike $100 this year after an attempt was made almost two years ago
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: 23 Nov 2016
A significant proportion of eligible Australians are unaware of this deadline, and don't properly understand the proposed changes in how their super assets will be taxed, according to Michael Hutton, head of wealth management, HLB Mann Judd
Date: 06 Feb 2017
My school motto was "facta non verba" (deeds not words) and I think of that quite a lot--in regard to many things
Date: 09 Feb 2017
AMP's underlying profit dived to $486 million, down from a $1.1 billion profit a year earlier
Date: 13 Feb 2017
Statutory profit for the half year was US$286.6 million, down 6 per cent, while earnings per share (EPS) were up 4.6 per cent to 26.7 US cents on a constant currency basis, the packaging company said in a statement to the ASX
Date: 24 Nov 2016
Sydney Airport (ASX: SYD) surged 89 per cent over the past three calendar years
Date: 04 Oct 2016
The underperformance of Australian large-cap stocks vis-à-vis their mid- and small-cap counterparts since early 2015 has been widely reported, with falls in heavyweights Telstra (ASX: TLS) , the big banks and the big miners weighing on the S&P ASX 200 Index
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: 01 Jun 2016
More than 30 LICs have listed on the ASX since 2012, increasing their total number to 87 as of April 2016, while their market value doubled to $30 billion over the same period
Date: 20 May 2016
REA Group (REA) and SEEK Limited (SEK) have outperformed the S&P/ASX 200 over the past year, and newer technology stocks WiseTech Global (WTC) and Aconex (ACX) have also performed well, representing the strong growth potential of technology shares, though investors may have to pay a relatively high price for their strong performance
Date: 14 Jan 2016
Date: 16 Jul 2014
Morningstar's readers would have read about the income opportunities in the Australian real estate investment trust (AREIT) sector
Date: 25 Aug 2016
Woolworths' (ASX: WOW) net profit from ongoing operations and before one-off items for fiscal 2016 fell 39.2 per cent to $1.558 billion, following a year of "unprecedented change" for the retail giant
Date: 24 Jan 2017
SMSF trustees had a busy 2016, with a raft of government changes and policy flip-flops keeping the industry on its toes
Date: 07 Feb 2017
US President Donald Trump's pledge to "fight for free trade" has sparked concerns over a global retreat to protectionism
Date: 18 Jan 2017
Whether a trust is a fixed trust or not has significant taxation implications
Date: 07 Jan 2015
One of the most important principles of investing is called "diversification"
Date: 24 Aug 2016
Westfield Corporation (ASX: WFD) has recorded funds from operations (FFO)--a preferred measure of real estate investment trusts' earnings--of US$342 million for the half-year ended 30 June 2016, in line with guidance
Date: 24 Aug 2016
Wesfarmers' (ASX: WES) net profit for fiscal 2016 fell 83 per cent to $407 million after the diversified conglomerate made over $2 billion in non-cash write-downs of its Target retail business and Curragh coal mine, while also booking $145 million in costs as part of its restructuring of Target
Date: 25 Mar 2015
Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan once said that "we drive into the future using only our rear-view mirror"
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