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Articles from: BHP to boost shareholder value - Christine St Anne to Buffett, cricket and investing - Amay Hattangadi and Swanand Kelkar

BHP to boost shareholder value - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Aug 2013

As incoming chief of BHP Billiton (BHP) , Andrew MacKenzie's big focus was to simplify the business - with costs a key priority

BHP's earnings beat forecasts, dividend disappoints - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • BHP Billiton • Coca-Cola Amatil • CFS Retail Property Trust Group

BHP's profit down 31pc, QBE back in black - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • BHP Billiton (BHP)

Big banks set for growth, dividends - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 31 Jan 2014

The view held by some brokers and investment banks that Australian banks were expensive compared to their global counterparts was challenged by Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes in a recent issue of Huntleys' Your Money Weekly

Big returns and sustainability - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Dec 2013

Climate change dominated discussion at BHP Billiton's (BHP) annual general meeting this year

Bigger dividends from BHP? - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 Jun 2013

After only about 12 days in the top job, BHP Billiton's (BHP) new chief executive Andrew Mackenzie, who took the helm from Marius Kloppers, recently sat down with UBS analysts to discuss a three-pronged approach to increasing free cash flow, and therefore, shareholder returns.

Bittersweet news as Genworth announces special dividend - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 04 Aug 2016

This includes the 14-cent dividend--in line with the board's targeted payout ratio of between 50 to 80 per cent--and a special 12.5-cent per share special dividend

BlackRock sends in the clones - John Rekenthaler

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 05 Apr 2017

The world's largest investment manager--Vanguard is the leading mutual fund company both in the United States and globally, but BlackRock runs more assets in all forms--swapped living, breathing people for stock-picking models

BlueScope earnings growth undented by softer steel market - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 22 Aug 2016

BlueScope Steel (ASX: BSL) on Monday reported $293.1 million in underlying net profit after tax, up 119 per cent on fiscal 2015 and its best earnings result since fiscal 2008.

Bon appetit! - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 09 Jun 2016

There are no franchises, he intoned--you are king for a figurative day, and then, well, you move to another room in the castle; hopefully not the dungeon, which is often the case

Bond investors: Diversify or lose cash, says JPMorgan - Bill Eigen

Author: Bill Eigen
Date: 17 Jan 2017

Nowhere is this truer than in fixed income right now, and I hope that investors diversify before it's too late

Bond managers can adapt - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 13 Aug 2013

Adaptation is tantamount to survival in the physical world

Bond market down but not out despite hitting 30-year low - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 25 Jan 2017

The declining value of fixed-income portfolios through the final quarter of 2016 was a sharp contrast to the buoyant returns equity investors enjoyed--somewhat unexpectedly--over the same period

Bond market rally shows no sign of ending - Kellie Wood

Author: Kellie Wood
Date: 19 Jul 2016

Normality is certainly a concept we, and others, have been wrestling with

Bonds may have sold off but don't sell out - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 29 Nov 2016

One of the quickest trades that followed the 8 November election victory of Donald Trump was the selling out of bond funds, with investors piling into stocks as investors took on more risk with the promise of greater US growth

Bonds show most potential - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 Sep 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Boral result disappoints investors - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 24 Aug 2016

Boral (ASX: BLD) on Wednesday reported an 8 per cent increase in profit after tax and before significant items to $268 million for fiscal 2016, after lifting performance across all markets

Brace for a bit of volatility - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 01 Sep 2014

Overview

Brambles demerges from struggling Recall - AAP NewsWire

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 02 Jul 2013

Brambles shareholders will receive new shares in Recall Holdings proportionate to their existing Brambles shareholding, while retaining their existing Brambles shares, the company said on Tuesday

Brambles lifts profit, full-year guidance - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 22 Feb 2016

Brambles (BXB) on Monday announced a 2 per cent year-on-year rise in net profit after tax to US$290.9 million for the half year ended 31 December 2015

Brambles, Lend Lease lift profits - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Brambles (BXB)

Brambles: Lessons to be learned - Peter Warnes

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 24 Feb 2017

This week's results from Brambles (ASX: BXB) were telegraphed to the market on 23 January via a trading update, which indicated problems had arisen in the December quarter

Brambles' profit meets guidance, CEO retires - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 18 Aug 2016

Brambles Limited (ASX: BXB) on Thursday announced an underlying profit of US$623.1 million for fiscal 2016, up 8 per cent on the prior year in constant currency terms, and underlying earnings per share (EPS) of 39.5 US cents, up 7 per cent

Brexit opens opportunities for investors - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 04 Jul 2016

Warnes believes the Australian share market was looking overvalued in late May and early June, and that the Brexit vote has trimmed prices to more realistic levels

Brexit vote raises economic and political stakes for EU - Darren Williams

Author: Darren Williams
Date: 02 Jun 2016

There has recently been a slight swing towards those in favour of remaining in the EU, but it would be premature to assume that this represents a sustained shift in public opinion

Brexit: Surviving the fallout - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 05 Jul 2016

But while Britain and the EU are facing the biggest impact, Australia is not immune to the fallout

Brookfield buys Asciano, QBE in line - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 18 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Asciano (AIO)

Budget shortfall points to weaker economy - Chris Kennedy

Author: Chris Kennedy
Date: 16 May 2013

A huge revenue shortfall and a less optimistic timetable for a return to surplus may indicate an acceptance that our economy is weaker than it has been in the past, according to leading economists

Buffett versus hedge funds - Scott Keller

Author: Scott Keller
Date: 18 Sep 2014

You can make big money from hedge funds -- especially if you run one

Buffett, cricket and investing - Amay Hattangadi and Swanand Kelkar

Author: Amay Hattangadi and Swanand Kelkar
Date: 04 Mar 2014

Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones once observed that two-thirds of Sachin Tendulkar's game is based around defence

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