09/12/2016 | 10:27 AM These insurers continue to perform strongly and present good growth potential in Australia's highly regulated, government-friendly health sector.
09/12/2016 | 9:39 AM While there are a few quality stocks you may want old Saint Nick to add to his annual delivery, a reasonable allocation of cash in 2017 will be a wise move.
09/12/2016 | 8:50 AM Morningstar's Peter Warnes looks at whether Australia's non-mining economy has run out of steam following the negative September GDP reading.
08/12/2016 | 8:50 AM Morningstar's fair value estimate for this price-leading telco has been revised down 15 per cent, as Australian players gird their operations while the National Broadband Network roll-out ramps up.
07/12/2016 | 8:50 AM While it may carry a high fair value uncertainty rating, there are several reasons why QBE may be a worthy addition to investors' portfolios.
06/12/2016 | 8:50 AM Growing competitive pressures and a declining revenue outlook for Australia's two grocery giants now look to be part of a longer-term, structural shift.
05/12/2016 | 8:50 AM Despite a share price slippage of almost 25 per cent in recent months, this corporate-client focused telecommunication company is a quality business that should overcome its transitory growing pains.
02/12/2016 | 8:50 AM Those investors extrapolating higher iron ore prices from current levels are playing a dangerous game, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
30/11/2016 | 8:50 AM While several moat-rated stocks are currently on an FY17 dividend yield above the market's 4.4 per cent, only one is trading at a significant discount to fair value.
28/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Australian healthcare companies continue to enjoy a purple patch, and for various reasons including the recent US election result, explains Morningstar's healthcare equities analyst Chris Kallos.
28/11/2016 | 8:50 AM There's a quality ASX-listed gold miner which, while lacking a moat rating, still represents a relatively attractive investment even when trading near fair value.
25/11/2016 | 8:50 AM With three blue-chip ASX200 companies rocked by shareholder strikes on executive pay within a three-month period this year, investors' cross-hairs are trained on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
25/11/2016 | 8:50 AM While there has been a meaningful change in circumstances since Trump's victory, there is little margin of safety in equities markets at current levels, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
18/11/2016 | 8:50 AM The transition to Trump is unlikely to be without its problems and Morningstar's Peter Warnes continues to urge investors to exercise caution.
18/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Recent action in bulk commodities markets has been speculative and the price gains aren't likely to be sustainable, analysts say.
16/11/2016 | 8:50 AM These three Aussie technology stocks are worth adding to your watchlist as macroeconomic uncertainty continues.
15/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Infrastructure stocks have performed well in a low bond yield environment, even with their relatively high valuations, but there is some uncertainty about whether this will continue.
14/11/2016 | 8:50 AM There are many ASX-listed companies poised to benefit from a Trump administration, despite the expectation of increased volatility.
11/11/2016 | 8:50 AM In just under six months the political landscape of the western world has been dramatically altered--perhaps for decades to come, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
10/11/2016 | 8:50 AM As financial markets absorb the news that Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States, you should stick to your strategy and avoid reactive decisions.
10/11/2016 | 8:50 AM The Australian share market is trading at a premium to historical levels and is not yet in bargain territory, but there are two sectors that may represent some value.
08/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Commonwealth Bank of Australia posts a flat first-quarter cash profit after higher funding costs see group net interest margins decline.
08/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Concerns surrounding the US presidential election and a likely Federal Reserve rate rise may temper any expectations of a "Santa Claus" rally in 2016, though not exclude the possibility.
07/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Australia's oldest bank reports a flat cash profit for fiscal 2016 and cuts its ROE target after strengthening its balance sheet with additional capital.
04/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Contrasting with the tragic events at Ardent Leisure Group's Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld last week, some of Australia's tourism and leisure companies present bright opportunities for investors.
04/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Cash will continue to be a comforting companion given global market volatility is almost a certainty over the coming few weeks, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
03/11/2016 | 8:50 AM ANZ delivers an underlying profit in line with Morningstar's forecast as part of a "messy" batch of results, while looking to offload its Australian wealth operations following a strategic review.
02/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Morningstar's Ravi Reddy discusses the upcoming float of poultry product producer Inghams, and whether it's in investors' interests to subscribe for shares in the IPO.
02/11/2016 | 8:50 AM Climbing share prices suggest investors have a renewed interest in the mining sector, but it would be unwise to expect a return to boom conditions.
01/11/2016 | 8:50 AM While the moat rating is a cornerstone of Morningstar's investment philosophy, paying too much for a terrific business--even one with an economic moat--is not a great formula for success.
28/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Australia's biggest investment bank reports a 2 per cent fall in half-year net profit to $1.05 billion following a decline in advisory and performance fees.
28/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Investors should exercise some caution with their language when describing the probable effect of the ebbing bond yield tide, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.
27/10/2016 | 8:50 AM NAB delivers a cash profit and dividend in line with expectations, moving into 2017 as a "reshaped" bank following its exit from CYBG and the sale of its life insurance stake to Nippon Life.
26/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Morningstar's Chris Kallos looks at some of the most compelling ideas in Australian healthcare, while also reaffirming the importance of the uncertainty rating and how it pertains to the sector.
26/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Improved corporate governance, economic stimulus measures and a bearish outlook for the yen bode well for equities in the land of the rising sun.
24/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Morningstar's Peter Warnes provides a near-term outlook for equities markets, while also sharing his thoughts on the upcoming Ingham's IPO.
21/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Most Australians would equate the name Ingham's with quality, reputable poultry products. But are retail participants in the company's IPO getting a good deal?
21/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Morningstar's Brian Han looks at how disruption is having an impact across every industry from banking to gambling, as well as the importance of the moat concept.
20/10/2016 | 8:50 AM There is a lot to like about Ingham's, the largest chicken product manufacturer in Australia and New Zealand. But should retail investors apply for shares in the IPO?
19/10/2016 | 8:50 AM Australia's two biggest listed gambling businesses will create an $11.3-billion monolith that will control more than 90 per cent of the country's totalisator betting market.
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